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New CEO named

POLITICO - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:46pm
Kevin Counihan "brings ... technological expertise," the HHS secretary says.
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Biden congratulates Louis-Dreyfus

POLITICO - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:39pm
He tweets his congratulations on her Emmy win from one "veep" to another.
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ISIL hostage is female aid worker

POLITICO - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:38pm
She was working for humanitarian aid groups.
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CT Obamacare CEO to run

CNBC - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:36pm
Kevin Counihan spent two years running the highly praised Access Health CT.
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New duties may spark sweet trade war

CNBC - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:26pm
The preliminary decision is backed by U.S. sugar industry complaints of unfair competition from subsidized sweeteners.
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HP recalls 6M cords over fire hazard

CNBC - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:19pm
HP received 29 reports of cords melting or charring, with two claims of minor burns and 13 claims of minor property damage.
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John G. Sperling, For-Profit College Pioneer, Dies at 93

The New York Times - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:16pm
Mr. Sperling founded a multibillion-dollar enterprise in the University of Phoenix, and became “an unintentional entrepreneur and an accidental C.E.O.”

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Late credit card payments hit 7-year low

CNBC - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:15pm
The rate of US credit card payments at least 90 days overdue fell to its lowest level in at least seven years, according to TransUnion.
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Ann Taylor parent mulls sale: Source

CNBC - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:08pm
Ann Taylor has hired JPMorgan Chase to explore strategic alternatives, sources said.
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What matters in housing: Price or rates?

CNBC - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:01pm
Mortgage rates are the wild card as the housing recovery enters the fall season, with buyers sensitive to the slightest moves.
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S&P 500 and the Dow Jones industrial average are heading for record highs

FOX News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:54am
Encouraging economic news is sending the stock market further into record territory.
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Investors watching Brazil's elections

CNBC - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:54am
Brazilian markets are bullish on the surge of a candidate who could take the presidency in October's election.
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Napa Mops Up Wine and Tallies Its Losses After Quake

The New York Times - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:53am
The Napa Valley quake wreaked havoc with California wineries, but as they assessed the damage, there were signs the impact may not have been as bad as it first appeared.

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Cramer likes this 'comeback story'

CNBC - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:52am
Shoe retailer DSW seems to have turned things around and its stock will likely march higher, says CNBC's Jim Cramer.
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Boy finds 10,000-year-old arrowhead on New Jersey beach

FOX News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:51am
A boy playing on a New Jersey beach has unearthed a 10,000-year-old arrowhead possibly used by ancient Native Americans to spear fish or hunt mastodon.
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Former Virginia Gov. McDonnell questioned about friendship, dealings with CEO Jonnie Williams

FOX News - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:46am
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on Tuesday faced the most pointed questions yet about his dealings with a businessman whose gifts are at the heart of the ex-governor's corruption trial.
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Are farmers selling corn at a loss?

CNBC - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:41am
After corn prices reached a high during a drought two years ago, U.S. farmers are set this year for a record harvest.
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What a shot! 40 sports photos

CNN - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:40am
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Euro zone yields turn negative

CNBC - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:39am
Borrowing costs across Europe slid further this week, amid raised hopes of a Fed-style easing program to boost the euro zone.
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Steve Schmidt joins Perry legal team

POLITICO - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:36am
The former John McCain consultant will help the Texas governor with his indictment.
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