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Senate, Ending Long Battle, Confirms Nominee for Surgeon General

The New York Times - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 8:07pm
The confirmation of Dr. Vivek H. Murthy, questioned for his gun-control views, was one of the last acts of business for the Democratic-controlled Senate.






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National Briefing | West: California: Anti-Police Protesters Arrested in Oakland

The New York Times - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 7:52pm
Protesters blocked streets around Oakland Police Headquarters and chained shut four of its doors Monday.






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National Briefing | Midwest: Iowa: Halal Beef Supplier Is Charged With Fraud

The New York Times - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 7:50pm
A company in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, falsely marketed beef to Muslims around the world for years as meeting strict halal standards for slaughtering animals, federal prosecutors allege in a fraud indictment.






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National Briefing | West: Nevada: Guard Who Was Shot Kills Gunman on Bus

The New York Times - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 7:47pm
The authorities said a wounded security guard shot back and killed a passenger who opened fire when he was kicked off a public bus a little before 2 a.m. on Monday.






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Uber answers Franken, takes aim at privacy questions

POLITICO - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 7:38pm
The ride-sharing company reaffirms its commitment to privacy.
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National Briefing | West: California: Court Upholds Condom Rule for Actors in Pornographic Films

The New York Times - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 7:37pm
A Los Angeles County ordinance requiring actors in sex films to use condoms does not violate the industry’s First Amendment rights of free expression, a federal appeals court ruled Monday.






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Carolina on Jeb's mind

POLITICO - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 7:27pm
South Carolina may be a firewall for the former Florida governor in 2016.
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The world according to Garth

POLITICO - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 7:26pm
Remembering the pioneer of the modern political ad.
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Wife of Bill Cosby Places Fault With News Media

The New York Times - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 7:23pm
Camille O. Cosby faulted the news media for what she said was a failure to scrutinize the women who have made sexual assault accusations against her husband.






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Cramer Remix: What I'm waiting to see in oil

CNBC - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 7:05pm
Only then will "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer expect the recent ridiculous action to subside.
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Op-Ed Contributor: Board-Certification Has Gone Too Far

The New York Times - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 6:49pm
Our current system of continuing education is expensive busy work.






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News Analysis: Europe’s Impatience With Israel on Peace Talks Tests U.S. Diplomacy

The New York Times - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 6:45pm
Secretary of State John Kerry tried to find a way forward as Palestinians pressed for a United Nations Security Council resolution and Europe drafted its own.
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Wal-Mart airballs Carmelo doll sale

CNBC - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 6:45pm
Wal-Mart mistakenly lists Lin plush-doll as Anthony, and misspells the latter's name
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Watch Tuesday's show!

CNN - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 6:40pm
December 16, 2014
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Murthy confirmed as surgeon general

POLITICO - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 6:28pm
Democrats confirmed him, 51-43.
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FedEx truck wrecks, spills items in NJ

CNBC - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 6:15pm
A FedEx truck overturned in New Jersey on Monday, spilling packages on to a roadway.
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Cramer: Things are awesome right now!

CNBC - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 6:14pm
Jim Cramer wonders, if things are really so bad, then why are so many things going right?
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US prosecutors seek to boost evidence against Libyan man with bin Laden letters

FOX News - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 6:02pm
The U.S. government is seeking to use letters recovered in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden in a terrorism trial in New York.
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Russia to hike key interest rate to 17%

CNBC - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 6:02pm
The Russian central bank raised the rate by 100 basis points to 10 percent last week in an effort to stem a run on its currency.
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After-hours buzz: KO, PAY & more

CNBC - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 5:46pm
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Monday: Coca-Cola, Verifone & more
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