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Holder bolsters profiling limits

CNBC - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 10:24am
Eric Holder expands the restrictions on profiling by federal law enforcement. NBC News reports.
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Massive LA fire closes freeway

CNBC - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 10:24am
Hundreds of firefighters battled a huge fire at an apartment complex in Los Angeles early Monday, NBC News reports.
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Puget Sound orca found dead off British Columbia was pregnant with full-term fetus; teeth cut

FOX News - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 10:17am
The necropsy on the orca found dead off Vancouver Island showed it was pregnant with a full-term fetus.
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Amgen says FDA approves Xgeva as a treatment for rare bone-destroying cancer complication

FOX News - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 10:17am
Amgen's Xgeva, which is used to treat bone disorders related to cancer, received an additional U.S. marketing approval.
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Encore careers redefine retirement

CNBC - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 10:12am
More Americans are working into retirement. But many seek meaningful work, not just financial gain.
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Having five kids won't stop YouTube CEO

CNBC - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 10:05am
Giving birth to her fifth child doesn't stop YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, The Today Show reports.
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New US guidelines ban profiling by federal law enforcement; airport, border screening exempt

FOX News - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 10:00am
The Obama administration issued guidelines Monday that ban federal law enforcement from profiling on the basis of religion, national origin and other characteristics, protocols the Justice Department hopes could be a model for local departments as the nation tackles questions about the role race plays in policing.
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Walmart edits 'I can't breathe' ad

CNN - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 9:50am
Walmart is editing a commercial after viewers complained its use of the line "I can't breathe" brings to mind the case of Eric Garner, who died at the hands of a police officer after yelling those words.
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These retailers win online: Storch

CNBC - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 9:50am
Online sales are seeing double-digit growth this holiday season, but margins are being squeezed, Gerald Storch says.
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Don't Change the Filibuster Again

POLITICO - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 9:37am
Opinion: Returning to the pre-nuclear option filibuster rule would serve neither the interests of the Senate as an institution, nor constitutionally limited government more broadly.
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102-year-old Pennsylvania man dies day after receiving Distinguished Eagle Scout Award

FOX News - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 9:37am
A 102-year-old Pittsburgh-area man has died a day after receiving the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award from the Boy Scouts of America.
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Longtime stock bull raises red flag

CNBC - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 9:36am
With stocks at record highs, market watcher James Paulsen is going "underweight" the U.S. for 2015.
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National groups urge UVa to lift suspension of fraternity, sorority activities

FOX News - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 9:33am
National fraternity and sorority organizations are urging the University of Virginia to lift its suspension of Greek activities after Rolling Stone acknowledged missteps in its reporting of an alleged gang rape on campus.
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Supreme Court: BP still on the hook

CNBC - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 9:33am
The Supreme Court ruled that BP is still on the hook for its settlement over the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
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Sam Kass to depart White House

POLITICO - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 9:25am
Kass has played an integral role coordinating major food and agriculture policies throughout the administration.
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Sidebar: Justices May Review Begging Law (and Ex-Colleague’s Opinion)

The New York Times - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 9:24am
The Supreme Court has been asked to consider the free speech implications of an ordinance that limits panhandling in Worcester, Mass.

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McCaskill on torture report: 'Gut check moment'

POLITICO - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 9:00am
She says the report "exposes what the world already knows" about the U.S. engaging in torture.
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First Draft: Today in Politics

The New York Times - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 8:58am
The 113th Congress has plenty to do in what most lawmakers hope is its final week.

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Why Putin could get ‘cold feet’

CNBC - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 8:52am
With Russia hit hard by a slump in the ruble, tumbling oil prices and sanctions, could Vladimir Putin be wondering whether Ukraine was worth it?
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3 dead, 8 injured after vehicle hits and kills bear in Florida

FOX News - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 8:37am
Three people died and eight were injured in a crash that happened after a motorist in a Cadillac Escalade hit a bear and stopped along a two-lane road in the Florida Everglades.
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