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Citi to return $16M in overcharged fees

CNBC - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 6:26am
A unit of Citigroup has agreed to reimburse about $16 million to more than 31,000 customers, who were overcharged for fees, the New York AG said.
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Midterm Calculus: Kansas Is Looking Like the Key to Senate Control

The New York Times - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 6:00am
Murky polling is not the only source of mystery; the independent challenger, Greg Orman, has not said which party he will caucus with if elected.

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After Fed minutes, focus is on earnings

CNBC - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 6:00am
With Alcoa kicking off the unofficial earnings season, investor attention shifts from the Fed back to the bottom line.
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Fidelity hack points to JPMorgan link

CNBC - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 5:49am
Fidelity Investments was one of 13 firms attacked by hackers, who are believed to be the same group that hacked JPMorgan Chase. FT reports.
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Super Typhoon takes aim at Pacific bases

CNBC - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 5:23am
Super Typhoon Vongfong was moving toward one of the U.S. military's largest concentrations of manpower and firepower on Kadena and Okinawa islands.
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Portugal's ESFG to file for bankruptcy

CNBC - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 5:20am
One of the parent companies of Portugal's embattled Banco Espirito Santo confirmed it was to file for bankruptcy, adding to the saga at the lender.
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House Dems make Clinton 2016 pitch

POLITICO - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 5:03am
They say the reason to stay engaged is so that Clinton can come in with a majority with the White House.
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Oil prices will be 'robust' long-term: Shell CEO

CNBC - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 3:07am
Ben van Beurden, chief executive of Shell, is confident that oil will return to “very robust” pricing in the long-term.
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Missouri: St. Louis Officer Kills Armed Man

The New York Times - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 12:48am
A police officer shot and killed an armed man in St. Louis on Wednesday, the authorities said.

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The New Health Care: Still Suffers From Lack of Transparency

The New York Times - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 12:36am
This year people will again be buying health insurance without a simple way to check which doctors and hospitals are in their network.

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DealBook: Obama Had Security Fears on JPMorgan Data Breach

The New York Times - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 12:30am
Officials say no one could answer what the president wanted to know most: What was the motive of the attack?

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Campaign Finance: How ActBlue Became a Powerful Force in Fund-Raising

The New York Times - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 12:13am
Collecting information, not just money, the Democratic online fund-raising group has deployed technology to make donating easier.

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Poor savings impact retirees' lifestyle

CNBC - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 12:01am
In 49 of 50 states, workers aren't saving enough to maintain their pre-retirement lifestyle. Can you avoid harsh cuts?
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Swarm of bees attacks four people, killing one and stinging another 100 times

FOX News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 12:00am
A swarm of bees attacked four people in southern Arizona Wednesday, killing one and hospitalizing another. 
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DeMaio denies harassment, bribery claims

POLITICO - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 11:36pm
He is questioned about whether he harassed and then attempted to bribe a former campaign staffer.
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Man sought in E. Oregon manhunt that disrupted small town is arrested

FOX News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 11:20pm
An eastern Oregon sheriff says his officers have arrested a man who had been the subject of a manhunt that disrupted the tiny town of Seneca.
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National Briefing | Rockies: Colorado: Study Lauds Response to Theater Shooting

The New York Times - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:48pm
Poor communication and a chaotic scene after the 2012 theater shootings in Aurora made it difficult for medical personnel to reach the most badly injured victims and get them to hospitals, according to a study released Wednesday.

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National Briefing | West: California: Firefighting Planes Are Grounded

The New York Times - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:45pm
The state’s fleet of air tankers was temporarily grounded Wednesday after one of the planes crashed while battling a wildfire in Yosemite National Park, killing the pilot.

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U.S. Steps Up Fight to Block ISIS Volunteers

The New York Times - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:31pm
The Justice Department says it must focus on Americans traveling abroad because they could receive training, become radicalized, and then return to the United States to launch attacks.
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Judges Hear Chimp’s Plea to Be Free, and Retired

The New York Times - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:30pm
A New York State appellate court heard arguments on whether a chimpanzee can be considered a “legal person,” and if he can sue for his freedom.
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