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Bankruptcy judge is asked to stop Detroit water shutoffs; city says water can't be free

FOX News - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 10:12am
The city of Detroit is telling a judge it must have the power to cut off water to people who haven't paid their bills or worked out a payment plan.
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Texas independence MUST happen

CNBC - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 10:10am
The Scotland vote on independence was a wake-up call for the world, says Texas Nationalist Movement President Daniel Miller.
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US existing home sales drop 1.8 percent in August; slowdown in investors buying homes

FOX News - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 10:08am
Fewer Americans bought homes in August, as investors retreated from real estate and first-time buyers remained scarce.
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Philly Fed President Plosser to retire

CNBC - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 10:06am
Philadelphia Federal Reserve President Charles Plosser announced on Monday that he will retire on March 1 of next year.
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CEO resurfaces, denies taking cash

CNBC - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 10:06am
The missing chief executive of China's Ultrasonic has resurfaced in China to deny absconding with millions of dollars, saying he lost his phone.
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Existing US home sales tumble in August

CNBC - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 10:00am
U.S. home resales fell unexpectedly in August as investors stepped away from the market.
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These marchers care a lot

CNN - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 9:50am
Tens of thousands of people marched through Manhattan sounding an urgent call for action to reverse global climate change Sunday.
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Death of student after fraternity gathering may be alcohol-related, prosecutor says

FOX News - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 9:46am
Prosecutors say a Rutgers University student has died after she "became distressed" while attending a small gathering at a fraternity house.
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'I'm on the front lines'

CNN - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 9:41am
On Friday morning, I boarded a leaky oyster boat in Connecticut with a captain who can't swim. Our destination: Manhattan, 84 miles down the coast. Mission: don't drown get world leaders to act on climate change.
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Cramer lauds Clorox's Venezuela exit

CNBC - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 9:41am
That Clorox plans to exit the Venezuelan market might be a boon for the home cleaning products maker, says CNBC's Jim Cramer.
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Dalio: Going public is a 'nightmare'

CNBC - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 9:41am
"What you do this for, money? I've got enough money," Bridgewater Associates' Ray Dalio says.
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US stocks open lower following signs of weakness in China's economy; Dow slips after records

FOX News - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 9:36am
U.S. stocks are opening lower as investors worry about some soft economic data from China and a profit warning by the British retailer Tesco.
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Trusts attractive to family businesses

CNBC - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 9:00am
Control and certainty about asset transfers make trusts an attractive option for family businesses.
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Kerry: ISIL is 'plotting externally'

POLITICO - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 8:52am
He notes that the group has secured major territory and funding -- things Al Qaeda never did.
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'Ice Bucket' firefighter dies

CNN - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 8:50am
A Kentucky firefighter has died, weeks after participating in an ALS Ice Bucket Challenge that went horribly wrong.
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New iPhone sales break 10 million

CNBC - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 8:49am
Smartphone users snapped up Apple's latest iteration of the iPhone in record numbers, with sales exceeding 10 million.
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NYT: Inouye made Gillibrand quip

POLITICO - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 8:37am
The newspaper identifies him as one of the senators who made comments about her appearance.
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Business activity slows in Aug: Chicago Fed

CNBC - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 8:33am
U.S. economic activity slowed in August, a closely watched gauge issued by the Chicago Federal Reserve said on Monday.
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Missing girl's parents: Please help us

CNN - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 8:20am
The father of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham held up his daughter's favorite stuffed rabbit for reporters to see.
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Pole dancing the next fitness craze?

CNBC - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 8:17am
Many of the attendees at the 3rd Annual Pole Expo are taking the lead of expo founder Fawnia Dietrich and refining their craft as a workout activity.
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