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Dog hailed as hero for alerting deaf boy to fire

FOX News - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 11:20am
A pit bull named Ace is being hailed as a hero for licking the face of a sleeping, deaf 13-year-old Indianapolis boy to alert him that his house was on fire.
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Paulson: Buying a home best investment

CNBC - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 11:15am
Billionaire money manager John Paulson still thinks buying a home to live in is the best investment possible.
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Immigration overhaul may be stalled

CNBC - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 11:13am
The crisis on the border is rapidly overtaking President Obama’s plans to reshape the nation’s immigration system, The New York Times reports.
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Dunford: Military didn't recommend that US announce full pullout from Afghanistan in 2017

FOX News - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 11:12am
The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan is telling senators that military commanders did not recommend the White House announce the complete withdrawal of U.S. troops in 2017, as the president ordered.
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Why market bears may need a vacation

CNBC - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 11:09am
The bear case for stocks is easy, but it's the bull case that may win out this summer, analysts say.
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Alibaba said to plan IPO for September

CNBC - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 11:00am
The company is now planning to price its IPO sometime after Labor Day, a source said. The New York Times reports.
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Judge tells young Detroit man he needed a beating

FOX News - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 10:58am
A judge has sentenced a young man to six months in jail for a mob attack on a Detroit-area motorist after telling the 19-year-old that his father should have "beat the hell" out of him to discourage him from committing crimes.
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Strong earthquake rattles section of Alaska, Canada's Yukon Territory

FOX News - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 10:50am
Seismologists say a strong earthquake rattled a section of Alaska and Canada's Yukon Territory.
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Morgan Stanley profit more than doubles

CNBC - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 10:50am
Morgan Stanley's earnings jumped as stronger performances by its investment banking and wealth management businesses made up for a fall in bond trading.
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Akin: Some staff 'conceived in rape'

POLITICO - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 10:39am
The former Senate hopeful blames the political parties for politicizing his rape comments in 2012.
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SUVs, crossovers outselling sedans

CNBC - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 10:34am
Utility vehicles accounted for 36.5 percent of the overall American market during the first five months of 2014.
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Gangs and the child-border crisis

CNBC - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 10:34am
The child-immigration crisis is a result of several bipartisan policies, including one involving deporting gang members. Mitchell Epner explains.
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DealBook: Treasury Urges End to Foreign Tax Flights, but Quick Action Is Unlikely

The New York Times - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 10:33am
The Obama administration and Congress appear unlikely to take any action to stem the tide of such deals anytime soon.






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DealBook: Rupert Murdoch Puts Time Warner on His Wish List

The New York Times - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 10:30am
Although the takeover bid made in recent weeks by 21st Century Fox was unsuccessful, Time Warner may feel pressure to begin talks, potentially reshaping the media industry.






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Congress: Congress does nothing

CNBC - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 10:24am
As Congress met before a four-day weekend, members debated legislation likely to go nowhere. The Fiscal Times reports.
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NYT hires Ernesto Londoño

POLITICO - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 10:23am
The Times editorial board hires a correspondent from the Post to write about foreign affairs.
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Philly Fed July factory activity surges

CNBC - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 10:23am
Factory activity in the U.S. mid-Atlantic region accelerated in July at its fastest pace in more than three years.
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Sovaldi—$55B headache for states

CNBC - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 10:18am
States may be on the hook for $55 billion to pay for hepatitis C treatments like Sovaldi, a new study says.
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Christie' powered by BIG personality

CNBC - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 10:05am
Chris Christie has not decided yet to run for president, but he has a big political asset, his one-of-a-kind personality.
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NY aims to license Bitcoin, cryptos

CNBC - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 10:00am
New York State is weighing a raft of new rules to regulate bitcoin and other virtual currencies.
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