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Keep jobs in America: Patriarch CEO

CNBC - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 1:03pm
The woman who created a private equity empire has declared a mission: to keep jobs in the U.S.
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International Education: Why Colleges Haven't Stopped Binge Drinking

The New York Times - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 12:54pm
More than 1,800 students die every year of alcohol-related causes. But attention to the issue over decades has not made much difference in the United States.
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Letter From Washington: Two Outlooks on Criticism of the C.I.A.

The New York Times - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 12:32pm
Leslie H. Gelb and Frank G. Wisner said they were bothered by the claims of former directors and their supporters that interrogation methods had all been authorized, effective and disclosed.
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An American Who Entered North Korea Assails the U.S.

The New York Times - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 12:25pm
The man, who identified himself as Arturo Pierre Martinez and said that he had entered North Korea illegally, offered a lengthy criticism of the United States during a news conference.

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Is the keyless car age upon us?

CNBC - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 12:00pm
Auto recalls are adding momentum to a broad industry shift away from conventional ignition switches.
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Israel’s Gas Offers Lifeline for Peace

The New York Times - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 11:56am
A new bonanza of resources could improve the nation’s ties with Egypt, Jordan and even the Palestinian Authority. The linchpin of this diplomatic push: an oil company in Texas.

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Amber Alert issued for boy, 4, after woman found dead in Texas

FOX News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 11:55am
Police in Denton, Texas, issued an Amber Alert for a four-year-old boy after finding a woman dead inside an insurance agency Saturday.
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Angus King backs CIA Director Brennan

POLITICO - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 11:23am
He says there's was no reason for CIA Director John Brennan to resign following the release of the torture report.
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Buyer's remorse: Sandy victims regret taking loans now affecting their eligibility for grants

FOX News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 11:18am
Some victims of Superstorm Sandy who took out federal loans in the storm's aftermath are having a case of buyer's remorse.
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Cow bolts butcher shop, leads Pocatello police on wild chase

FOX News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 11:17am
A 1,000-pound cow being prepared for slaughter jumped a 6-foot fence and bolted through the streets of Pocatello before police shot and killed it following a lengthy pursuit.
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The latest way to pay is...tokens?

CNBC - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 11:06am
Innovation in a new way to pay, called tokenization, may help counter the damage from retail database breaches.
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With coverage of each homicide, newspaper 'challenging the community to own this problem'

FOX News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 11:02am
At the start of every month, the same image of a pistol points from the same place on the front page of the New Pittsburgh Courier, above the same caption: Under Attack By Us! The only thing that changes is the number of the dead.
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Massachusetts store's beer bong display near mall Santa Land causes controversy

FOX News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 10:50am
A Massachusetts mall’s Santa Land is a few feet away from a novelty store’s fun-with-beer window display --and that has one parent in a lather.
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Cheney: 'I'd do it again in a minute'

POLITICO - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 10:43am
He unapologetically presses his defense of the CIA's use of harsh techniques.
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Schumer, Patrick downplay internal Dem friction

POLITICO - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 10:35am
"I think on economic issues, we are united," Schumer says.
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Stock selling's holiday lag: MIT

CNBC - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 10:30am
Why do stock markets tend to fall after long school breaks? Because investors need to catch up on all the bad news they missed while on vacation.
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Modest global climate deal comes together

POLITICO - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 9:21am
The talks in Lima nearly unraveled amid divisions between rich and poor nations.
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New home incentives ‘risky’: Shiller

CNBC - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 9:07am
Could new programs that boost first=time homebuyers lead to another crisis? Robert Shiller sees some risk of that.
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Senate report on CIA revives legal debate around interrogation and memos that permitted it

FOX News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 9:01am
When the CIA sought permission to use harsh interrogation methods on captured al-Qaida operative Abu Zubaydah (ah-BOO' zoo-BY'-dah), the response from Bush administration lawyers was encouraging, even clinical.
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A year after landmark essay, some say race remains taboo topic in Mormon church

FOX News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 8:30am
A year after Mormon leaders published a landmark essay on the church's past ban on blacks in the priesthood, some members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints say race seems to remain a taboo topic.
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