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Charge your phone using a plant

CNBC - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 5:28am
Could clean, renewable energy from the world's plants provide an innovative solution to our energy needs?
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More Workers Are Claiming ‘Wage Theft’

The New York Times - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 5:01am
A flood of recent lawsuits and government enforcement actions accuse employers across the country of violating laws regulating employee pay.






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Finance execs split on stock 'correction'

CNBC - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 4:46am
Lofty valuations in stocks and geopolitical tensions have left some chief financial officers wary of a sharp fall in share prices.
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Ferguson police begin using body cameras

FOX News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 4:35am
Police officers in Ferguson, Mo., which became a flashpoint for protests following the fatal shooting of a black teenager by a white police officer just over three weeks ago, have begun using body cameras.
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California high school drops controversial mascot, but keeps 'Arabs' nickname

FOX News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 3:00am
A Southern California high school has retired a controversial Arab mascot.
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Putin's American PR firm now walking a fine line

CNBC - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 2:47am
As relations between Russia and the U.S. turn frosty, Ketchum, a division of Omnicom, finds itself walking an increasingly fine line.
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Keep the Fed in focus: O'Neill

CNBC - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 2:38am
A big risk for global markets is one that could emerge from an improving U.S. economy and further declines in unemployment.
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GM's cars to detect distracted driving

CNBC - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 2:35am
General Motors is preparing to launch the world's first mass-produced cars with eye- and head-tracking technology that can tell whether drivers are distracted.
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Carlyle settles to avoid trial by jury

CNBC - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 2:06am
Carlyle has brought to an end allegations that the world's largest private equity groups conspired to fix the prices of leveraged buyouts.
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One judge to decide the future of Detroit

CNBC - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 12:00am
Tuesday could mark the beginning of the end of the nation's largest-ever municipal bankruptcy, The New York Times reports.
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More workers are claiming 'wage theft'

CNBC - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 12:00am
A record number of enforcement actions are being pursued against employers accused of "wage theft," The New York Times reports.
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California high school retires controversial Arab mascot

FOX News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 11:14pm
A Southern California high school has retired a controversial Arab mascot.
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Showboat closes after 27 years in Atlantic City

FOX News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 10:28pm
The show is over for the Showboat Casino Hotel.
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Judge Blocks Abortion Law in Louisiana

The New York Times - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 10:26pm
A federal judge has temporarily blocked enforcement of Louisiana’s new abortion law that requires doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges to a hospital within 30 miles of their clinics.






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Louisiana abortion law blocked

POLITICO - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 9:56pm
It requires admitting privileges for clinics.
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Postcard From Saratoga Springs: Tom Durkin, the Voice of New York Horse Racing, Retires

The New York Times - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 9:51pm
Tom Durkin, who called more than 80,000 horse races with an imaginative and captivating style, worked his final race on Sunday at Saratoga Race Course.






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Bundy son pulls children from Nevada schools after daughter barred from carrying pocket knife

FOX News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 9:44pm
A son of rancher Cliven Bundy has withdrawn his children from Clark County schools after his daughter was barred from carrying a pocket knife on school grounds.
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Desperately Dry California Tries to Curb Private Drilling for Water

The New York Times - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 9:10pm
Farmers have long believed that landowners controlled groundwater, but the state legislature passed new controls that establish a framework for managing water withdrawals through local agencies.






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Chinese twin PMIs confirm factory downturn

CNBC - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 9:01pm
The pace of activity in Chinese factories slowed in August, the release of a pair of official purchasing managers' indexes (PMI) on Monday confirmed.
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Al Qaeda's new front: Jihadi rap

POLITICO - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 8:26pm
The suspected James Foley killer represents a new, dangerous merger of hip-hop and Islamism.
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