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Ukraine and rebels seek cease-fire Friday

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 9:27am
Poroshenko says he will order a ceasefire on Friday for Ukraine's armed forces, paving the way for a "stage-by-stage peace plan."
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Missing Libya planes raise terror fears

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 9:26am
Eleven planes missing from a Libya airport are raising fears that militants could use them in terror attacks to mark the 9/11 anniversary.
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ECB to purchase asset-backed securities

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 9:19am
The European Central Bank cuts its key interest rate to 0.05 percent and announced the launch of a bond-buying program.
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Union ads with twist: Koch 'sisters'

POLITICO - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 9:16am
The AFL-CIO is launching a novel, and possibly risky, television and digital advertising campaign.
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Wild Web’s 'safe harbor' for stolen nudies

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 8:54am
Congress provided a "safe harbor" in the 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act, which governs online distribution of content.
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Teen boys try to escape Tennessee detention center -- again

CNN - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 8:48am
Teenage boys at a Tennessee detention center challenged the authorities there once again, kicking through aluminum panels in their rooms to escape their quarters.
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Jobless claims rise as productivity dips

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 8:30am
The U.S. unemployment queue rose slightly last week as data showed workers became slightly less productive.
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Trade gap narrows unexpectedly in July

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 8:30am
The U.S. trade deficit narrowed in July to its lowest point in six months as exports rose to a record high.
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Wallace, Perez join 'The View'

CNN - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 8:29am
Actress Rosie Perez and political analyst Nicolle Wallace will be the new panelists on "The View"
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Crab's blue blood saves lives

CNN - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 8:29am
Horseshoe crabs' bright-blue blood protects us but not all survive their "donations."
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Man finds 10-foot python in flower bed

CNN - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 8:26am
A man found a 10-foot python laying in the shade in his front lawn. KPHO reports.
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Private job growth misses expectations

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 8:15am
Private job creation slowed a touch in August, missing expectations though roughly maintaining the pace of expansion in 2014.
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Air rage: Knee Defender user 'ashamed'

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 8:00am
But don't expect him to stop using the $22 gadget that attaches to a passenger's tray table and prevents the person in front from reclining.
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Women crowd out men on Kickstarter

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 8:00am
Two-thirds of women successfully raise money online at crowdfunding sites for their tech ventures, a new study shows.
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Employers report fewer layoffs in August

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 7:49am
U.S. employers said they plan to cut about 40,000 positions, according to a survey by Challenger, Gray & Christmas.
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Apple, Google resume talks in hiring suit

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 7:19am
Four technology companies have resumed talks with tech workers in a high-profile suit over hiring practices in Silicon Valley.
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Divided BoE holds off on rate hike

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 7:04am
The Bank of England (BoE) left interest rates and its asset purchase target unchanged on Thursday, despite growing calls by some members for a change in policy.
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Shark attacks kayak

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 7:00am
A great white shark took a bite out of a kayak as two young women were trying to take photographs of seals off the Plymouth, Massachusetts coast.
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Economy could cost the GOP Senate seats

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 7:00am
The growing economy could cost the GOP prized Senate seats in the midterm elections, says Republican strategist Sara Fagen.
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Fast-food workers set for strikes

CNBC - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 6:53am
Fast-food workers plan to walk off the job in an estimated 150 cities, with employees in many locations planning nonviolent civil disobedience.
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