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Harvard prof's $4 food fight

CNBC - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 9:57am
A Harvard Business School associate professor just couldn't let it go when he was overcharged $4 for Chinese takeout.
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The most extreme 2015 predictions

CNBC - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 9:51am
A spike in Japanese inflation and a UK housing crash are just some of the other extreme predictions Saxo Bank has offered for the coming year.
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First Draft: Have a Big Idea? A Liberal Group Is All Ears

The New York Times - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 9:44am
For those who think Democrats are devoid of ideas, now comes proof: a liberal political organization plans Wednesday to unveil a new website where the public can ‘’submit and vote on big ideas’’ for the party to champion.

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Cop caught on camera punching woman

CNN - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 9:26am
Video of a Seattle police officer punching a woman after she kicked him was just released.
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Recruiting firm falls on complaint

CNBC - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 9:25am
CTPartners is fighting back against a sexual discrimination complaint that has moved its stock down by 24 percent.
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Police give gifts, not tickets

CNN - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 9:22am
What if police gave out presents instead of traffic tickets. That would be a nice trick, or maybe an alternate reality.
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First Draft: First Draft Focus: A Taco for the Road

The New York Times - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 9:17am
President Obama stopped for a taco in Nashville.

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Cam Newton fractures back

CNN - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 9:17am
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was taken to a hospital after the truck he was traveling in crashed in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Tuesday, police said.
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Searching for center of America

CNN - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 9:17am
Close your eyes and imagine of the "center" of America.
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Boehner's pitch: Fight Obama in 2015

POLITICO - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 9:11am
He vows that the funding bill will provoke a fight with the president in 2015 when the party is in a stronger position to take him on.
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Former Miss America dies

CNN - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 9:00am
Mary Ann Mobley, who was the first Mississippian to be crowned Miss America and who then parlayed that achievement into a successful movie career, has died. She was 77 and had been battling breast cancer.
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Three ways to save on taxes

CNBC - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 9:00am
Financial advisor Stacy Francis on her tax-time "triple defense": deferring income and upping deductions, investments.
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Detroit Bankruptcy Nears an End

The New York Times - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 8:53am
The city is expected to formally emerge from bankruptcy court protection as early as Wednesday, state officials said, ending the largest municipal bankruptcy in American history.

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Beware of these sectors in 2015: Bianco

CNBC - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 8:46am
Traders should tread lightly around energy and industrials and look to banks and retail, strategist David Bianco says.
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The 10 toughest countries for business

CNBC - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 8:45am takes a look at the world's most difficult countries in which to do business, based on a report from the World Bank.
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Already too late for the hottest toys?

CNBC - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 8:45am
If you still have Disney's Frozen Castle and Ice Palace Playset on your holiday gift list this year, you may already be out of luck.
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'Atmospheric rivers' threaten both coasts

CNN - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 8:33am
Fire hose weather systems are whipping rain and snow at both coasts with mighty gusts. The one in the Northeast will begin letting up this week, but the one on the Pacific Coast is just getting cranked.
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Lockheed opens up about secret unit

CNBC - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 8:32am
Lockheed Martin, the Pentagon's No. 1 weapons supplier, has rarely felt the need to blow its horn about its secrecy-shrouded crown jewel - until now.
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Bad flu season: Rx for growth?

CNBC - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 8:16am
The health-care sector tends to outperform the overall market during flu season. Who else stands to gain?
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Christie will get GOP 2016 nod: Langone

CNBC - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 8:08am
Ken Langone says he's going to do "everything possible" to help Chris Christie get the 2016 GOP presidential nomination.
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