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UConn to pay $1.3M in sex assault lawsuit filed by five women

FOX News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:36am
The University of Connecticut will pay nearly $1.3 million to settle a federal lawsuit filed by five women who claimed the school responded to their sexual assault complaints with indifference, the two sides announced Friday.
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Civil War graves to be rededicated in Minnesota

FOX News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:31am
The graves of three Minnesotans killed during the Civil War will be re-dedicated this weekend.
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Bull market sends 401ks to new highs

CNBC - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:28am
Since 2010, average employee contributions jumped $470, and average employer contributions rose $400, USA Today reports.
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The cure for asset bubbles: Inflation

CNBC - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:24am
The Fed said some assets are overvalued, but we are unlikely to see tighter rates to nip bubbles for now. Financial Times reports.
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Putin responsible for crash: Phillips

CNBC - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:22am
Putin is responsible for the Malaysian plane crash over Ukraine—even if he didn't order the attack, says former WH adviser David L. Phillips.
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Republicans separate in IRS probe

POLITICO - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:14am
Democrats are calling it another reminder that the scandal is more about politics than substance.
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Foxx: 'It's safe to fly to Europe'

POLITICO - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:09am
He anticipates the international community will likely prevent flying over eastern Ukrainian airspace.
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Get those black boxes: Richardson

CNBC - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:08am
Russia needs to immediately help international investigators get access to the crash site, Bill Richardson says.
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Scammers milk grandpa for cash

CNBC - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:07am
Scammers posing as distressed grandkids are scamming grandparents into sending them money wires and more. FT reports.
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Nissan moves ahead in self-driving cars

CNBC - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:06am
Before Nissan's first self-driving cars go on sale in 2020, it will launch new technologies that supplement the driver.
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New super PAC for states starts

POLITICO - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:00am
The former head of the Republican State Leadership Committee is creating a new super PAC.
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Huckabee: Obama 'not presidential'

POLITICO - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:00am
The Fox News commentator also blasted Secretary of State John Kerry.
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June LEI up, but below estimates

CNBC - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:00am
The Conference Board's LEI was up 0.3 percent in June, just missing analyst estimates of 0.5 percent growth.
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Forbes selling ownership stake

CNBC - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 9:56am
Forbes Media said it would sell a majority stake to a new Hong Kong-based international investor group, Integrated Whale Media Investments.
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August consumer mood dips in July

CNBC - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 9:55am
U.S. consumer sentiment dipped in early July as a gauge of expectations weakened for a third month.
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Google seen as best placed for growth

CNBC - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 9:54am
At least seven brokerages raised their target price on the stock on Friday by as much as $75, to a high of $700.
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CBS would 'look at' buying CNN: CEO

CNBC - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 9:49am
CBS CEO Leslie Moonves said the media company would take a look at cable news network CNN if it goes up for sale.
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Priciest house (we could get into): Kansas City

CNBC - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 9:30am
It's the ultimate bachelor pad. A mansion with a four-car garage on top, and a 20-car garage on the bottom.
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The Mideast is in flames: Ex-State Dept official

CNBC - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 9:03am
There's almost no stability anywhere in the Mideast, as Israel's ground offensive pushes into Gaza, Robert Hormats says.
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Cops: Couple stole $10k dinosaur replica

CNN - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 8:56am
Police say they are looking for a couple who stole a dinosaur replica worth $10,000 from a North Carolina museum.
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