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The rich-poor tax debate

CNBC - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 2:03pm
Does a study finding an "unfair," rich-poor balance in state and local taxes offer an accurate picture of U.S. taxation?
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Oil is not well for this country

CNBC - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 1:17pm
The rout in crude oil prices is also punishing one of the world's wealthiest nations: Norway.
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IMF's Lagarde: Surprised by Swiss

CNBC - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 1:06pm
The IMF chief says it's "a bit surprising" the Swiss central bank didn't contact her ahead of its stunning monetary move.
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Millennials love Center City Philly

CNBC - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 1:03pm
Better jobs and higher rents are pushing more young Philadelphians to buy homes in the city's downtown.
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Housing is about 75% back to normal

CNBC - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 12:59pm
Using home sales, prices, construction, mortgage delinquencies and millennial hiring, Trulia says housing is almost back.
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Here's what the Swiss move just exposed

CNBC - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 12:51pm
The Swiss move to unpeg the franc proves the euro is like a bad, bad marriage, says Jake Novak. Here's what should happen next.
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Target to shut down in Canada

CNBC - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 12:31pm
Target Corp said Thursday it would shut down its Canadian operations, ending long-term speculation over the viability of the struggling business.
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Stock to ride UHD TV sales: Analyst

CNBC - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 12:24pm
Corning's Iris Glass could soon dominate flat-screen TVs, a JPMorgan analyst said
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YouTube users to interview Obama

POLITICO - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 12:18pm
Three YouTube users will interview Obama after the State of the Union address.
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Pope Francis: There are limits to free speech

POLITICO - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 12:02pm
The pope says one who makes fun of faith can expect a "punch."
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Battle Over Deportation as Republicans Try to Roll Back Obama Immigration Policies

The New York Times - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 11:58am
Republicans want to restore a program called Secure Communities that led to deportations for immigrants arrested for minor offenses.

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A tattoo for diabetics

CNBC - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 11:56am
Scientists have developed a glucose monitor that is about as invasive as a rub-on tattoo.
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Holder Urges Better Data for Shootings Involving Police

The New York Times - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 11:53am
Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. called for improved tracking of the number of times law enforcement officers are shot at or fire their weapons, as part of a trust-building effort.

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CNN's Christiane Amanpour questions Zucker over Charlie Hebdo decision

POLITICO - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 11:47am
CNN chief international correspondent Christiane Amanpour challenged network president Jeff Zucker in front of CNN's global staff on Wednesday over his decision not to air images of the Prophet Muhammad, sources at the network told POLITICO.
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Who will play McD's mogul Ray Kroc?

CNBC - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 11:46am
Ray Kroc is the focus of a new movie looking at his role in catapulting McDonald's to the national stage.
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AF Eyes T-X Aircraft, Intel System for Cost-Cutting Strategy

FOX News - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 11:44am
The U.S. Air Force plans to apply a new acquisition strategy to a handful of weapons programs, from a new trainer aircraft to a battlefield intelligence system.
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GOP message at retreat: Let's pace ourselves

POLITICO - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 11:43am
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy outlines a strategy of dividing Democrats.
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How Target should spend its savings

CNBC - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 11:43am
While the Canada pullout will initially cost Target, it should deliver a long-term benefit to TGT's U.S. business.
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Wonders of the universe

CNN - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 11:34am
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US rolls out new Cuba rules

CNBC - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 11:32am
The US eased trade restrictions on Cuba, opening it to U.S. telecommunications, construction and financial services.
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