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This country has the best pension system

CNBC - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 7:54am
China and India are among the worst, according to a study by Mercer consulting.
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Small biz confidence declines in Sept

CNBC - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 7:30am
Small business optimism fell as more owners said they expected a slowdown in profits and sales, tightening credit and a harder time filling jobs.
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Costco to enter China through Alibaba

CNBC - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 7:25am
Costco said it would open an online store in China using Alibaba's Tmall online marketplace, entering the booming ecommerce market.
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Hacker publishes Dropbox passwords

CNBC - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 7:19am
Dropbox says the information was stolen from other sites and the passwords have expired.
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Ferguson Protests Take New Edge, Months After Killing

The New York Times - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 7:04am
Protesters had themselves arrested in the largest acts of civil disobedience in Ferguson and St. Louis over the killing of Michael Brown, a black teenager, by a white police officer.






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What tech bubble? VC funding drops in Q3

CNBC - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 7:02am
In Q2, venture capital spending hit highs not seen since the early 2000s, but the trend didn’t continue into the third quarter.
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What a shot! 43 sports photos

CNN - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 6:37am
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Americans face post-foreclosure hell

CNBC - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 6:37am
Many thousands of Americans who lost their homes in the housing bust are suddenly facing a new foreclosure nightmare.
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Bizarre smoke bomb incident in NYC

CNN - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 6:10am
CNN's Rosa Flores reports on an incident that has some questioning the security of New York City's subway system.
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Who to watch in House Class of 2014

POLITICO - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 5:05am
Several likely incoming freshmen are sure to stand out, or at least try to, in the years ahead.
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Koch donors uncloaked

POLITICO - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 5:04am
A new report on the network tests the conventional wisdom surrounding the political operation.
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First: Why Are Americans So Fascinated With Extreme Fitness?

The New York Times - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 4:58am
Easy, convenient forms of exercise have been abandoned for grueling, ultra-competitive conditioning programs like CrossFit.
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Kentucky Senate debate: 10 key quotes

POLITICO - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 12:22am
Alison Lundergan Grimes and Mitch McConnell spar in their only debate of the elections.
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Midterm Calculus: Republican-Majority Senate Is Starting to Look Likelier

The New York Times - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 12:15am
With the election three weeks away, polls suggest that Democratic hopes to retain control of the chamber are dimming, though not yet gone.






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Megaquake could hit West Coast

CNN - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 12:05am
It's been 25 years since a massive earthquake rattled San Francisco. Is the West Coast ready for the next big one?
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New study says most can't afford used cars

CNBC - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 12:04am
A new study says millions others cannot afford to buy the average used vehicle in their city.
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Flight returns to San Francisco airport after cabin wall panels come loose

FOX News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 12:00am
A Dallas-bound American Airlines flight that departed from San Francisco International Airport turned around and made an emergency landing Monday at SFO after some of the cabin's wall panels cracked loose, aviation and airlines officials said.
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National Briefing | Southwest: Arizona: Disputed Candidate Stays on Navajo Ballot

The New York Times - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 10:53pm
The name of a man disqualified from running for Navajo president because of his language skills will remain on the ballot, and the election will proceed as planned Nov. 4.






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Ebola Puts Nina Pham, a Nurse Unaccustomed to the Spotlight, in Its Glare

The New York Times - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 10:45pm
Friends described the 26-year-old, part of the team that treated Thomas Eric Duncan, as conscientious and caring, and from a very private family.






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Mysterious military shuttle due to return

CNN - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 10:30pm
The Air Force's unmanned X-37B is heading back to Earth after two years in orbit on a mission the military won't say much about.
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