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Uber ‘ruthlessness’ key to success: VC

CNBC - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 11:36am
Though Uber's "ruthlessness" has led to success, some say the company may have to tone down its corporate culture.
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Is Darknet a glimpse of future web?

CNN - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 11:35am
What will the internet of the future look like? And what purpose will it be used for?
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McDonald's to cut down menu items

CNBC - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 11:34am
Bowing to pressure to slim down what some call a bloated menu, McDonald's is cutting eight items from its menu beginning in January.
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Sebelius on 'Obamacare': Change the name

POLITICO - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 11:27am
The former Health and Human Services secretary says the law is working, but should be called something else.
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Steve Jobs video release unlikely

CNBC - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 11:24am
Apple continued to fight to prevent recent video testimony from Steve Jobs in the iPod anti-trust case.
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Psychologist who was architect of post-9/11 CIA interrogations disputes critical Senate report

FOX News - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 11:20am
One of the two psychologists paid millions for designing the CIA's post-Sept. 11 program of brutal interrogations defends the treatment of al-Qaida detainees and disputes a critical Senate report.
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Governor: Detroit's bankruptcy, largest municipal bankruptcy in US history, formally over

FOX News - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 11:19am
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder says Detroit's bankruptcy is officially ending.
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First Draft: Verbatim: Not Ready to Move On

The New York Times - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 11:18am
Representative Trey Gowdy, Republican of South Carolina and chairman of the special committee on the Sept. 11, 2012, attacks on the diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, opened the panel’s second hearing by defending why he continues to ask questions about what happened that day.

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2 California teens arrested on suspicion of feeding live cat to 2 dogs, posting video online

FOX News - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 11:18am
Two teenagers accused of feeding a live cat to two dogs, videotaping the attack and posting it online have been arrested in central California on suspicion of cruelty to an animal.
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Detroit man charged in abduction, slaying of 5-year-old girl convicted following 2nd trial

FOX News - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 11:18am
A Detroit man charged in the abduction and slaying of his girlfriend's 5-year-old niece has been convicted following a second trial.
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4 firms approved to fly commercial drones

CNBC - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 11:18am
Four companies won approval to fly commercial drones on Wednesday, USAT reports.
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12 'financial potholes' to avoid now

CNBC - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 11:14am
Investors should keep their eyes out for pothole stocks that could rattle them if the markets' weakness continues, USA Today reports.
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Retailers allow late online orders

CNBC - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 11:05am
Many retailers are holding firm on their late-in-the-season deadlines—in some cases getting more aggressive than last year.
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For Many With Breast Cancer, Shorter Radiation Treatment Is Just as Effective, Study Finds

The New York Times - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 11:02am
Two-thirds of women who have lumpectomies for breast cancer are getting radiation treatment that lasts nearly twice as long as necessary, research shows.

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Instagram now bigger than Twitter: CEO

CNBC - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 11:00am
Instagram now has more than 300 million users, sharing more than 70 million photos every day.
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Finding success after big paychecks

CNBC - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 11:00am
Many young tech executives give up a fat paycheck to risk it all for start-up success. And they don't live to regret it.
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Plaintiffs witness in Apple trial?

CNBC - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 10:59am
Federal Judge Gonzalez Rogers, along with both Apple and the plaintiffs have finally appeared to agree on one witness.
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Should the US lift its oil-export ban?

CNBC - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 10:57am
Some argue that lifting the oil-export ban would help the US economy but here's the problem, says political consultant Stephen Myrow.
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Miracle at sea as 67-year-old man found after being adrift for 12 days off Hawaii

FOX News - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 10:47am
A 67-year-old boater missing at sea for 12 days is on his way to shore after being found uninjured 64 miles south of Honolulu.
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German national accused of trying to get ride to South Korea aboard container ship in US

FOX News - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 10:46am
A German national has been charged in federal court with sneaking onto a container ship in California in the hopes of catching a ride to South Korea to be with his pregnant wife.
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