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What to watch in Google's earnings

CNBC - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 7:07am
Investors will be looking to see how strong Google's paid search business was in the second quarter to gauge its mobile strength.
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Hamas resumes rocket fire

POLITICO - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 6:56am
Hamas fired 10 rockets at Israel after the end of the temporary truce.
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O'Neill: BRICS bank shows US failings

CNBC - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 6:48am
The foundation this week of the BRICS Development Bank has highlighted the problems with the current system of global governance, says Jim O'Neill.
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How Murdoch could rule US media

CNBC - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 6:42am
Rupert Murdoch’s audacious offer for Time Warner that if it succeeds would cement his status as the most powerful U.S. media magnate.
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Russia sanctions hit stocks; escalation eyed

CNBC - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 6:18am
Russian stock markets were sharply lower following the announcement of new sanctions, and analysts warned of tougher penalties on the way.
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GE in talks to sell appliances business

CNBC - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 6:16am
General Electric is in talks to sell its century-old household appliances business for as much as $2.5 billion, Bloomberg reported.
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Newt urges saving Arturo the bear

POLITICO - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 6:12am
The former House speaker takes to Facebook to muster support for a polar bear in Argentina.
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Foreclosure activity falls in June

CNBC - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 6:00am
Foreclosures in June hit the lowest level since July 2006, before the housing price bubble burst.
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Poll: Huck, Clinton top favorability

POLITICO - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 5:59am
They are the best-liked potential 2016 candidates, a new survey says.
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Microsoft expected to announce job cuts

CNBC - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 5:23am
Microsoft is set to cut more than 6,000 jobs in an announcement expected early Thursday, as it trims its newly acquired Nokia phone business.
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Rand Paul's new (rich) friends

POLITICO - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 5:07am
The Kentucky Republican hopes to use his views on surveillance to woo potential voters.
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Clock ticks on surveillance reform

POLITICO - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 5:06am
Privacy advocates disagree over how best to end the government's bulk phone records program.
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Liberty Global buys ITV stake from BSkyB

CNBC - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 5:00am
John Malone's Liberty Global has bought a 6.4 percent stake in ITV from BSkyB, lifting shares in the British broadcaster.
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UBS wealth arm assets near $2 trillion 'milestone'

CNBC - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 3:50am
UBS saw 15.4 percent growth in its wealth management business for 2013, firmly securing its position as world leader in the sector.
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The witch's brew: Desperation, hope and children on the border

CNN - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 3:42am
What is drawing thousands of children to America's doorstep is hope. What is prompting their loving families to send them on perilous, expensive journeys over hundreds of miles in the hands of strange men is hope. But what is awaiting them is confusion, conflict, and despair.
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Missouri executes former meth dealer for 1995 murders

FOX News - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 3:00am
A former methamphetamine dealer was executed Wednesday for killing three people in remote northern Missouri out of fear that they would report his drug activity to police.
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Hundreds of homes threatened by Washington state wildfire

FOX News - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 3:00am
Hundreds of people have been told to leave their homes in Washington state, and hundreds more houses are threatened by a wildfire that has raced across two square miles of forest, forced part of the area's main road to close, and raised a plume of smoke that can be seen from Seattle. 
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Palestinian-American Teenager Returns Home After Beating

The New York Times - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 1:08am
Tariq Abu Khdeir, 15, who relatives say was beaten by Israeli authorities, flew back to Tampa, Fla., and was greeted by cheering supporters waving American and Palestinian flags.

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Back-to-school sales to rise

CNBC - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 12:01am
Back-to-school shopping is expected to rise on an increase in school supplies and higher demand for electronics.
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GM's legal tactics in the crosshairs

CNBC - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 12:00am
For over a decade, the General Motors legal department quietly worked to contain the damage of defective ignition switches.
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