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First Draft: Live Coverage of the C.I.A. Torture Report

The New York Times - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 11:27am
The Senate Intelligence Committee has released its long-awaited review on the torture of prisoners held by the Central Intelligence Agency during the George W. Bush administration.






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YouTube’s Apple TV gets a new look

CNBC - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 11:25am
YouTube has refreshed its app for Apple's TV streaming box, offering a new look, more videos, and more ads.
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Victoria's Secret a 'holiday winner'

CNBC - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 11:24am
The past two holiday seasons have been a little less than merry for Victoria's Secret and parent L Brands.
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5 stocks for cheap gas: Gabelli

CNBC - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 11:20am
Billionaire Mario Gabelli tells CNBC about three auto parts stocks and two convenience store operators he likes.
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Six cars and SUVs owners hate most

CNBC - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 11:20am
Nissan notches three in Consumer Reports list of six cars and SUVs owners hate most, USA Today reports.
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Banks making huge bet on natural gas

CNBC - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 11:19am
Wall Street's biggest players are ready to write billion-dollar checks to finance a nearly $16 billion project.
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Nathaniel Branden, Ayn Rand’s Collaborator and Paramour, Dies at 84

The New York Times - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 11:18am
Mr. Branden, a devotee of the author Ayn Rand, became her lover and business associate, before going on to write a series of books about self-esteem.
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Senate report: CIA misled public, Bush on use of torture

POLITICO - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 11:17am
The report finds the "Enhanced Interrogation Techniques" program escaped effective scrutiny.
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Apple antitrust case on its last legs

CNBC - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 11:11am
The antitrust lawsuit against Apple is on its last legs, after a federal judge dismissed the plantiffs' last remaining witness.
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First Draft: Health Law Adviser Apologizes for ‘Stupid’ Comments

The New York Times - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 11:08am
Jonathan Gruber, the M.I.T. economist who advised the Obama administration on the Affordable Care Act, apologized on Tuesday for inflammatory comments that have brought negative attention to the law in recent months.






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Jonathan Gruber of M.I.T. Regrets ‘Arrogance’ on Health Law

The New York Times - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 11:06am
The health economist apologized to a House panel for making “glib, thoughtless” comments about the American public when assessing the Affordable Care Act.






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CIA mistreated detainees, misrepresented intelligence, mismanaged program, Senate probe finds

FOX News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 11:06am
In a damning indictment of CIA practices, Senate investigators on Tuesday accused the spy agency of inflicting pain and suffering on al-Qaida prisoners far beyond America's legal boundaries and then deceiving the nation with narratives of life-saving interrogations unsubstantiated by its own records.
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Feinstein says torture report is troubling record of CIA tactics but a step to restore values

FOX News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 11:05am
The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee says the panel's report on brutal CIA interrogation practices used after the 9/11 terror attacks is a troubling record of a stain on America's history.
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Rising inequality ‘significantly’ curbs growth

CNBC - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 11:05am
The chasm between the richest and poorest is at a 30-year high in developed countries, dragging down growth, according to a new global report.
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Dow drops following declines in overseas stocks; Greece's market suffers worst loss since 1987

FOX News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 11:04am
U.S. stocks are sharply lower in midday trading following a slump in global markets.
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Newtown parents file paperwork saying indicating they intend to file wrongful death lawsuits

FOX News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 11:03am
The parents of half the children killed in the 2012 Newtown school shooting intend to file wrongful death lawsuits.
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Sugar drop to sweeten these shares

CNBC - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 11:00am
When the price of sugar falls, things get sweeter for J.M. Smucker and Hershey, if history is a guide.
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Police hunt for killer in burning death of 19-year-old Mississippi woman

FOX News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 10:57am
Investigators are hoping Jessica Chambers' final words will lead them to the killer or killers who burned the 19-year-old teenager alive in a gruesome murder Saturday that has stunned the small Mississippi community of Courtland.
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The most annoying plane passengers

CNBC - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 10:55am
Expedia commissioned survey finds rear seat kickers are the most annoying airline passengers, USA Today reports.
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Amazon's big bet on...bike messengers?

CNBC - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 10:54am
Amazon has big changes in store for the way you check out online goods, and how you might receive them.
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