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State of the Union boost for these?

CNBC - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:52am
Analysts recommend housing and basic economy-related stocks for the best trade around the State of the Union.
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Prison Beard Ban Violates Muslim Religious Rights, Supreme Court Rules

The New York Times - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:50am
The justices unanimously rejected arguments by Arkansas prison officials that allowing beards would make it easier for inmates to hide contraband.

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One Shot at Boston Hospital, Police Say

The New York Times - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:47am
The Boston police said a suspect was in custody after a shooting at Brigham & Women’s Hospital.

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Auto sales surging, consumers upbeat

CNBC - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:46am
Auto dealerships are experiencing a rare combination: strong demand, strong pricing and no sign of it slowing down.
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Reid vet Zac Petkanas to Media Matters

POLITICO - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:45am
Zac Petkanas, the former communications director for Sen. Harry Reid and Wendy Davis, has joined the liberal watchdog group Media Matters For America, the organization will announce later today.
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Motherlode Blog: Meeting the Baby, Becoming a Family

The New York Times - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:39am
From the moment we met our daughter, weighing two-and-a-half pounds and wearing a red bow pasted on her head, we could tell she was the fighter and “rock star” we’d been told about.

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Doctor shot, suspect in custody at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston

FOX News - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:35am
DEVELOPING: Boston police responded to a shooting Tuesday morning inside the Brigham and Women’s hospital where at least one person was shot, authorities said.
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Bold-facers to talk crises at Davos

CNBC - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:28am
Back on this week, the World Economic Forum in Davos is as big as ever with lofty ambitions to match.
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Rep. Lee says she's not angling for Havana post

POLITICO - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:24am
A news report stated she had a "gentlewoman's agreement" with Obama to put her in Cuba.
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House Dems to hold meetings looking at governing rules

POLITICO - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:17am
The discussions could expose divisions within the caucus between long-serving and more newly elected members.
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Christie, making rounds in D.C., to meet with GOP lawmakers

POLITICO - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:17am
The New Jersey governor is spending this week making the rounds in Washington.
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Democratic Leader Reid returns to Capitol after exercise injury

FOX News - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:17am
Sen. Harry Reid has returned to the U.S. Capitol after missing the first two weeks of the new session with major injuries from an exercise accident.
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Stocks turn lower following weaker earnings at Johnson & Johnson and declines in energy shares

FOX News - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:16am
The U.S. stock market is down at midday, hit by a combination of lower earnings at Johnson & Johnson, slipping confidence among homebuilders and falling shares at energy companies.
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Mom accused of setting newborn on fire in the middle of the road, killing her, is due in court

FOX News - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:15am
A New Jersey woman accused of dousing her newborn daughter with accelerant, setting her on fire and leaving her in the middle of a road is due in court to answer to a murder charge.
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‘123456’ is not a valid password

CNBC - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:11am
Out of the top 25, nine passwords contained only numbers, from variations on “123456” to “111111”.
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This flaw helped Sony’s hackers break in

CNBC - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:10am
The hackers behind the Sony attack took advantage of what's known as a 'Zero-Day' vulnerability, Re/code reports.
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Main Street reaches for a comeback

CNBC - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:09am
By a growing stack of indicators, 2015 may be the year Main Street finally hits a comeback.
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Why the State of the Union address isn't completely useless

POLITICO - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:04am
Just think of it as an inter-office memo with extra pomp.
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Boston police: Suspect in custody after shooting reported at Brigham and Women's hospital

FOX News - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:02am
Boston police say they have a suspect in custody after a person was shot at a hospital.
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NY judge sentences regretful American who sent $67,000 to al-Qaida to 15 years in prison

FOX News - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:02am
A New Yorker who sent $67,000 to al-Qaida and pledged his support to the terror group has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.
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