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Hotel magnate Chatwal pleads guilty

CNBC - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 12:08pm
A hotel executive and Democratic fundraiser has pleaded guilty in New York to witness tampering and conspiracy to evade campaign finance laws.
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Putin warns over gas supply

CNBC - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 12:05pm
Russian President Vladimir Putin warned of possible disruption to Europe's gas supply on Thursday, as the U.S. confirmed it would send additional military support to Ukraine.
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Nebraska school principal apologizes for flier that advises students not to tell on bullies

FOX News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 12:04pm
A Nebraska school principal has apologized for sending fifth-grade students home with a flier that advises those who are bullied to not tattle on their tormentors.
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Police: Student who jumped to death in Denver ate more than recommended serving of pot cookie

FOX News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 12:04pm
Authorities say a Wyoming college student who jumped to his death from a Denver hotel balcony ate more than the recommended serving of a marijuana cookie.
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Race for next DCCC chair wide open

POLITICO - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 12:01pm
Rep. Steve Israel is adamant that he doesn't want another go at the helm.
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For $10K buy part of a Hard Rock hotel

CNBC - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 12:00pm
Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs will allow shareholders to earn dividends and enjoy perks during visits.
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New Hampshire death penalty repeal fails by 1 vote as state senate votes to leave it intact

FOX News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:57am
New Hampshire's Senate has voted to leave intact the state's centuries-old death penalty.
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Cancer-stricken former priest seeks jury's leniency after sodomy convictions for 1970s abuse

FOX News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:57am
A lawyer for a former priest convicted on felony sex abuse charges is asking a jury to be lenient on James Schook, who has terminal cancer.
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Obama: 'Hope' in new Ukraine plan

POLITICO - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:54am
He says lifting sanctions was not discussed at this meeting, nor is it part of the document.
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Political Attack Ads, Often Negative, Try Instead to Accentuate the Positive

The New York Times - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:49am
Some of the best-known “super PACs” are making an effort to also cast their candidates in an appealing way instead of solely attacking opponents.

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Man hit with $525 fine at VA hospital after not paying for soda refill

FOX News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:44am
A South Carolina construction worker is out of a job and on the hook to pay a $525 federal fine after he refilled his 89-cent drink without ponying up at a Veterans Affairs hospital.
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Loving Chicago, despite it all

CNN - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:40am
Despite its long list of wrongs, Chicago's residents say there's still a lot that's right with the city.
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Beau Biden plans Del. governor run

POLITICO - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:34am
He says he won't seek reelection as Delaware attorney general but plans to run for governor.
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Salsa legend dies in car wreck

CNN - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:26am
Jose Luis "Cheo" Feliciano, a giant of salsa music and Puerto Rican legend, died in a car crash early Thursday morning in San Juan, police said. He was 78.
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This stock is 'ridiculously cheap': Pro

CNBC - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:19am
Scott Black, president and founder of Delphi Management, loves cheap stocks and he's found three amid a roller-coaster year.
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NJ man saves kids after their mom allegedly drives van into river

FOX News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:15am
A woman tried to drown her three teenage children by driving a van into a river, police said, but all four of them were rescued by a man who said he heard screaming from the partially submerged vehicle.
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Obama budget plan would cut deficits: CBO

CNBC - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:14am
President Obama's fiscal 2015 budget request would boost US tax revenues by nearly $1.4 trillion over 10 years if fully enacted, the CBO said.
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Morgan Stanley profit tops expectations

CNBC - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:13am
Morgan Stanley delivered quarterly earnings and revenue that surpassed analysts' expectations on Thursday.
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Boxing keeps kids off Chicago streets

CNN - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:09am
One woman is keeping Chicago's kids off the streets by teaching them boxing. Chicagoland airs Thursday nights at 10E.
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Hold still! Golfer tries dangerous shot

CNN - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:57am
Golfer John Daly gave one lady the thrill of her life when he hit a golf ball off a tee placed in her mouth. Take a look.
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