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CalPERS sold part of Silver Lake stake

CNBC - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:29am
The largest public pension has quietly reduced its investment in one of the largest technology investment firms.
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Former Virginia governor discusses strains in his marriage as his corruption trial continues

FOX News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:25am
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is telling jurors that his time in public office took a toll on his marriage.
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Motherlode Blog: Casting Call: Rethink Family Dinner With Jenny Rosenstrach

The New York Times - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:24am
During the week of Sept. 8, we’ll be coaching a real family through real family dinners in real time – seven new meals in seven days – and we hope that you’ll cook along with us.

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More people to travel this Labor Day

CNBC - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:22am
More people will get away this Labor Day weekend than have in the past six years, reports USA Today.
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Rove grills Obama's golf 'mistake'

POLITICO - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:15am
He says the president should not have gone golfing after addressing James Foley's killing.
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Russia targets McDonald's, what's next?

CNBC - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:12am
So far no other prominent Western brand has reported extra scrutiny from the Russian authorities, but some are worried.
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US existing home sales rise for 4th straight month as supply grows, price gains moderate

FOX News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:01am
Sales of existing U.S. homes rose for the fourth straight month in July to their highest level in nearly a year, the latest sign that the housing recovery is picking up after stumbling at the start of the year.
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BofA in $16.65B mortgage settlement

CNBC - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:01am
Bank of America agreed to pay $16.65 billion to end investigations into mortgage securities that it sold in the run-up to the financial crisis.
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Existing home sales surge in July

CNBC - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:00am
U.S. homeowners resold their homes at the fastest pace in nearly a year, while a key manufacturing index surged.
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DealBook: $16.65 Billion Mortgage Settlement Nears for Bank of America

The New York Times - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 9:53am
Even as the accord nears completion, prosecutors are preparing a separate civil case against Angelo Mozilo, the man who came to embody the risk-taking for which Bank of America is now paying dearly.

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Record $17B BofA settlement struck

POLITICO - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 9:45am
Bank of America's settlement includes about $7 billion in aid for homeowners.
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Factory activity surges in August

CNBC - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 9:45am
The U.S. manufacturing sector expanded in August, exceeding expectations and moving at the fastest pace in more than four years.
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US stocks open higher, sending S&P 500 above its record high close; Hormel gains on earnings

FOX News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 9:38am
U.S. stocks are opening higher, pushing the Standard & Poor's 500 index closer toward another record high.
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Marine who vanished in Iraq has court hearing

FOX News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 9:37am
A Marine who mysteriously disappeared in Iraq 10 years ago is due in military court after an investigation into whether he deserted his unit.
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Cardinal Edmund Szoka, former Vatican City governor, head of Detroit archdiocese, dies at 86

FOX News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 9:36am
Cardinal Edmund Szoka (SHAHK'-uh), the former governor of Vatican City and the head of the Detroit archdiocese, has died.
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Why Jackson Hole is key for dollar

CNBC - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 9:36am
The dollar is strong and things could heat up even further for foreign exchange as global central bankers convene in Jackson Hole.
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Kremlin to Russians: No food? No problem

CNBC - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 9:36am
Many Russians argued sanctions are part of a trend of elite manipulation that harks back to the Soviet Union, GlobalPost reports.
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Shake Shack picks banks to lead IPO

CNBC - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 9:34am
Shake Shack's potential offering could come as soon as this year, according to sources.
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378 people 'pay it forward' at Florida Starbucks

FOX News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 9:19am
A woman started an act of kindness chain that lasted for hours at a Starbucks drive-thru in Florida.
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HP grows, still 'work to do': Whitman

CNBC - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 9:13am
HP defied Wall Street's sales expectations, but CEO Meg Whitman told CNBC there's still "work to do."
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