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Some Retailers Promote Decision to Remain Closed on Thanksgiving

The New York Times - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 8:08pm
Last year, more retailers decided to open on Thanksgiving, but this year others are promoting their decision to remain closed on the holiday.
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Court papers: Nanny charged with killing 2 kids says she is sorry for what she has done

FOX News - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 8:06pm
The New York nanny accused of killing two children in the bathtub of their home said she was sorry for what she had done, according to court papers Friday.
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Hannah Graham suspect pleads not guilty in 2005 assault

CNN - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 8:06pm
The suspect in Hannah Graham's disappearance pleaded not guilty Friday on abduction, attempted murder and sexual assault charges in a case from 9 years ago.
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National Briefing | Washington: Birth Control Challenge Rejected

The New York Times - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 8:00pm
A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a path devised by the Obama administration that allows religious nonprofit groups to avoid paying for contraception under the Affordable Care Act.
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Fighter War Machine to face trial in Las Vegas on 34 felony counts in attack on ex-girlfriend

FOX News - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 7:55pm
A mixed martial arts fighter who adopted the name War Machine will face trial on 34 felony charges including attempted murder, sexual assault and kidnapping that could get him life in a Nevada prison for allegedly attacking his porn star ex-girlfriend and her friend.
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National Briefing | Washington: Revenue and Losses Both Rise for Postal Service

The New York Times - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 7:53pm
The United States Postal Service increased its operating revenue for the second year in a row, with the agency’s annual report showing a 9.1 percent gain from shipping and package services.
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Texas rancher's dog hitches ride on side step of ambulance as owner, 85, taken to hospital

FOX News - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 7:50pm
A dog named Buddy didn't wait for an invitation when his 85-year-old owner had to go to the hospital.
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To Help Language Skills of Children, a Study Finds, Text Their Parents With Tips

The New York Times - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 7:48pm
Preschoolers performed better on literacy tests when their parents received text messages with tips on how to help them, a study in San Francisco found.
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British Royal Couple Planning New York Visit for December

The New York Times - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 7:40pm
Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, will visit the Sept. 11 memorial and stop at a youth organization during a three-day stay in the city.
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Cramer Remix: This event disturbs me

CNBC - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 7:12pm
"Mad Money" host Jim Cramer thinks next week could depend on this one event, and warns to steer clear of the short game.
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Obama on immigration: Why wait?

POLITICO - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 7:11pm
Events help clarify an internal debate on timing.
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Business Briefing: F.D.A. Approves Avastin as Ovarian Cancer Treatment

The New York Times - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 6:56pm
The Swiss drug maker Roche said on Friday that the Food and Drug Administration approved its drug Avastin as a treatment for ovarian cancer.
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Here's what is next for market

CNBC - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 6:56pm
Stocks could keep up their slow march higher in the coming week as energy and the consumer remain top themes for the economy and markets.
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The Dark Art of Political B.S.

POLITICO - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 6:43pm
Pay no attention to the pundit behind the curtain: Most of them are full of it.
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Look who's investing in Alibaba now

CNBC - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 6:32pm
Some of America's biggest and most influential hedge funds are investing heavily in Chinese tech giant Alibaba.
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Why I'm not short oil: Gartman

CNBC - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 6:20pm
Dennis Gartman saw action in the futures market that caused him to pull his short positions.
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Maine man who violently shook, injured baby daughter sentenced to 7 years in prison

FOX News - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 6:15pm
A Maine man insisted he is not a violent person, as he was sentenced Friday to seven years in prison for shaking his 6-month-old daughter so forcefully it left her brain damaged, a quadriplegic and unable to see or hear.
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Cramer's Gameplan: Alibaba headed up?

CNBC - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 6:11pm
Jim Cramer gives his gameplan of the hot stocks to watch for next week. He thinks one stock could trigger some Alibaba action
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California Highway Patrol officer accused of stealing suspects' nude photos pleads not guilty

FOX News - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 6:00pm
A former California Highway Patrol officer has pleaded not guilty to computer theft charges stemming from allegations he stole explicit photos from the cellphones of female DUI suspects.
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Papers filed to close Trump Taj Mahal

CNBC - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 5:59pm
The owner of the struggling Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City has filed court papers to close it by next month.
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