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Fed where it should be: McCulley

CNBC - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 5:51pm
Inflation is under control and the Fed is exactly where it should be right now, Pimco chief economist Paul McCulley said.
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N.Y. Times broadens use of 'torture'

POLITICO - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 5:32pm
It marks a reversal from the paper's previous policy of referring to "brutal" interrogation methods.
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After-hours buzz: CBS, Zynga & more

CNBC - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 5:24pm
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday: CBS, Zynga, Lululemon & more.
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US soccer legend Donovan retires

CNN - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 5:23pm
Landon Donovan, arguably the greatest American soccer player of all time, has announced his retirement from the game.
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US begins humanitarian aid

CNBC - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 5:10pm
Administration officials had said earlier that the president was considering both airstrikes against militants and airdrops of humanitarian aid.
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Tekmira's Ebola drug gets good news

CNBC - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 4:59pm
The move enables the potential use of TKM-Ebola in individuals infected with Ebola virus.
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Working to contain Ebola: CDC

CNBC - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 4:45pm
It's not outside the realm of possibility that those infected with Ebola will come to the U.S., the CDC's Beth Bell said.
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Another suspect charged in border agent's slaying at center of botched gun-smuggling probe

FOX News - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 4:38pm
A seventh suspect in the 2010 killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent has been charged in the slaying that is at the center of a scandal over a botched U.S. gun-smuggling probe known as Operation Fast and Furious.
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Lululemon will not wage proxy war

CNBC - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 4:36pm
Chip Wilson, the founder of Lululemon Athletica, has agreed not to wage a proxy contest on the yoga apparel maker.
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Man charged with starting 2013 wildfire in Yosemite National Park, California's 3rd-largest

FOX News - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 4:34pm
A California man was charged Thursday with starting the state's third-largest wildfire, a 2013 blaze that charred hundreds of square miles of land in Yosemite National Park and the Stanislaus National Forest.
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Zynga tanks on poor bookings, outlook

CNBC - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 4:32pm
Zynga's shares plunged after it said its net profit for the second-quarter broke even, in line with estimates, but bookings revenue missed.
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Sheila Bair: What if banks fail now?

CNBC - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 4:26pm
Former chair of the FDIC Sheila Bair, gives her take on Bank of America's potential landmark settlement with the Justice Department, and shares her thoughts on "too big to fail."
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Harris plans to blunt D.C. pot effort

POLITICO - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 4:24pm
"I would hope that the D.C. residents would turn down legalization," the Maryland Republican says.
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Time to invest in Russia: Pro

CNBC - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 4:12pm
The crisis in the Ukraine has provided a buying opportunity, particularly in Russian names, Leader Capital CIO John Lekas said.
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Senator Quits Montana Race After Charge Of Plagiarism

The New York Times - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 4:10pm
Senator John Walsh bowed to pressure from Democrats to step aside so that a new nominee could be named.






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Montana's Walsh quits Senate race

POLITICO - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 4:07pm
He will remain in the Senate through the end of his term, which ends in early January.
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Is the Oculus Rift headed to Hollywood?

CNBC - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 4:06pm
Facebook has recently met with film studios and directors about creating content for the Oculus Rift, The Information reports.
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The job market really may be healing

CNBC - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 4:02pm
The job market may finally be healing at a more normal pace.
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Fake wines get collector 10 years

CNBC - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 3:56pm
An Indonesian man sold millions of dollars of fake French wine to the wealthy was sentenced to 10 years in jail in Manhattan federal court.
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Vote may put NCAA closer to athlete pay

CNBC - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 3:37pm
The wealthiest collegiate sports programs may take a step closer to lifting restrictions on paying student athletes.
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