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Hunger in America: 50 million in crisis

CNBC - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 10:45am
Nearly 1 in 6 Americans go hungry. Most at risk: children and the elderly. Companies are rushing to help for the holidays.
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Issa subpoenas Gruber

POLITICO - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 10:27am
The subpoena for all documents and communications to or from government employees relating to Obamacare and contracts with government.
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Hadoop goes big with Hortonworks IPO

CNBC - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 10:21am
The stock market will get its first real taste of Hadoop on Friday, when Hortonworks debuts on the Nasdaq.
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Best Buy sorry for 'Serial' tweet

CNBC - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 10:18am
Best Buy issued an apology for a tweet that made light of a real-life killing that happened outside of one of its stores in 1999.
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Motherlode Blog: The Unmonitored Baby Is Not Worth Having

The New York Times - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 10:17am
Reams of data, straight to your smartphone. Imagine being certain your baby needs a diaper change, and determining with 97 percent accuracy if your baby is crying!






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Wealth Gap Widens Between Whites and Minorities

The New York Times - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 10:14am
According to a report by the Pew Research Center, the median net worth of white households in 2013 was about 13 times that of black households.






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Feds in 2-front fight against release of records on CIA 'torture'

POLITICO - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 10:14am
Obama administration won't fork over files on Panetta Review, DOJ probes
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North Carolina man sentenced to 2 years for writing $58,000 in bad checks for postage stamps

FOX News - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 10:03am
Perhaps Javorick Alexander Moore has a really long Christmas card list.
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Moody's negative on US money market

CNBC - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 9:59am
Moody's Investors Service said it downgraded its outlook on the U.S. money market industry to negative from stable.
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Consumer sentiment at 8-year high

CNBC - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 9:55am
Improved perspectives on cheaper gas prices, jobs and wage has helped boost U.S. consumer sentiment.
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Florida judge rules South Carolina mom who drove kids into ocean off Daytona Beach was insane

FOX News - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 9:47am
A Florida judge has determined a South Carolina mother was insane when she drove her three children into the ocean off Daytona Beach earlier this year.
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Messy end to funding fight

POLITICO - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 9:45am
And now the bedraggled 113th Congress could stumble into next week.
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Oil could drop to $45: Richardson

CNBC - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 9:45am
Former Energy Secretary Bill Richardson said the U.S. should lift the ban on exporting oil and natural gas.
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No trace: Mystery surrounds disappearance of Wyoming grandmother

FOX News - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 9:34am
Authorities are stumped by the disappearance of a 61-year-old Wyoming grandmother and well-known business owner who disappeared from her home without a trace. 
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2 police officers shot near Atlanta; search for gunman underway

FOX News - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 9:30am
Authorities say two police officers were shot near the eastern edge of Atlanta, and a suspected gunman is being sought.
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11-year-old Arkansas girl hails cab to Florida to meet boy

FOX News - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 9:30am
Arkansas police say an 11-year-old girl paid a cabbie $1,300 to take her to meet a boy in Florida, but that authorities caught up with the runaway in Georgia after her parents reported her missing.
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The million-dollar bet on energy

CNBC - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 9:21am
One trader is trying to make nearly $11 million by getting in on energy stocks.
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Tech gifts for the holidays

CNBC - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 9:08am
From smartphones to wearables, here are a few tech gadgets for all ages that may be worth considering this holiday season.
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Producer prices fall more than expected

CNBC - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 9:06am
Producer prices fell more than expected in November, the Labor Department said on Friday; a plunge in gasoline prices drove the decline.
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Watch this year's most insane ski run

CNN - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 9:04am
Need a rush? Watch this! Jeanne Moos has the year's most insane ski run. It's not a ski slope, it's a ski NOPE.
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