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What's in a name? A lot when it's 'Isis'

CNBC - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 2:51pm
Most media outlets refer to the violent terrorist group as "ISIS" rather than "ISIL." Some people don't like that.
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Linking more education with more income

CNBC - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 2:44pm
The United States has low educational equality, which exacerbates the income gap. The New York Times reports.
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Oil down: A nightmare for energy bulls

CNBC - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 2:40pm
Energy stocks fall as Brent Crude oil falls to a 17-month low amid lower demand and plentiful supply.
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Benghazi panel to hear security experts

POLITICO - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 2:30pm
Three witnesses will testify on the work of the State Department's Accountability Review Board.
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The smartphone pricing wars heat up

CNBC - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 2:23pm
As new phones from Samsung and Apple hit the market, all the big carriers are aiming to pick up new customers from their rivals.
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Sorry Ms. Jackson: FCC's new record

POLITICO - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 2:21pm
Super Bowl "wardrobe malfunction" surpassed as most-commented topic in agency history.
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Trump Ent. begins race to save AC casino

CNBC - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 2:21pm
Trump received approval for a deal that gives it 30 days to craft a turnaround plan to save its Taj Mahal casino-hotel.
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Powerful California earthquake now blamed for one death

CNN - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 2:16pm
The powerful earthquake that shook northern California's Bay Area last month is now blamed for one death.
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'Destiny' biggest new gane franchise ever

CNBC - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 2:14pm
The video game's sales, which equate to roughly 9 million copies sold, were even higher than most analysts had forecast.
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Rice farmer: Drought may make us 'quit'

CNBC - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 2:07pm
The ongoing drought in California is cutting back the state's rice crop. One rice farmer says she may quit.
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S&P cuts NJ GO debt rating to 'A'

CNBC - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 1:59pm
S&P lowered its debt rating on NJ government obligation to "A" from "A-plus."
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The primary season's biggest losers

POLITICO - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 1:57pm
One governor and four House incumbents went down, including Rep. John Tierney.
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Experts: Grid safe from big attack

POLITICO - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 1:54pm
They say it would be impossible for an online-only attack on the U.S. to cause a prolonged outage.
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Farm bill foes find their own trouble

POLITICO - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 1:51pm
Eric Cantor lost his reelection bid, and Steve Southerland is fighting for his career.
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Cruz stirs 2016 pot with moves

POLITICO - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 1:46pm
The Texas senator continues to send signals he's running for president.
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Apple shares rise, stock downgraded

CNBC - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 1:40pm
Apple shares rose, while Pacific Crest downgraded the stock, citing a "lack of compelling features" on the Apple Watch.
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Obama rejected at NY golf clubs: Report

CNBC - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 1:28pm
Elite golf courses in the New York area turned down President Obama over Labor Day weekend, WNBC reports.
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Olive Garden bends $100 pasta rules

CNBC - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 1:25pm
In the wake of Olive Garden's highly successful promotion for never-ending pasta, its plans to bend the rules of the pasta pass.
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Midterm Calculus: A Little Clarity in Arkansas as Tom Cotton Opens a Lead

The New York Times - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 1:09pm
Arkansas could be the first state where the G.O.P. turns a big opportunity into a big lead in the polls.

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The business of drones

CNBC - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 1:01pm
Drone enthusiast Patrick Smith created a business model that allows him to sell and rent his camera mounted drones.
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