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The best fights on Wall Street

CNBC - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 3:14pm
In the wake of the HFT throwdown, ex-Galleon trader Turney Duff recalls some of the best fights on Wall Street.
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Hispanic caucus pushes W.H. on deportations

POLITICO - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 3:09pm
It suggests shielding undocumented immigrants who'd qualify for legalization under the Senate bill.
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Strong storms advance on South, Midwest

CNN - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 2:54pm
Powerful storms that damaged homes and businesses in Texas and the central United States moved east Friday, threatening a wide swath from the Gulf Coast north to the upper Ohio Valley, the National Weather Service reported.
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Car crashes into CVS, nearly hits woman

CNN - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 2:52pm
An 84-year-old woman crashes through a Florida CVS and narrowly misses a shopper inside the store.
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Homeless man withdraws $37,000 from ATM

CNN - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 2:51pm
A computer glitch allowed a homeless man to withdraw $37,000 from an ATM using his bank card. WGME's Brad Rogers reports.
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State Department misplaces $6 billion

CNBC - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 2:48pm
The State Department warned that lack of internal control has led to billions of unaccounted dollars to contractors.
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Obama outpaces Bush on judges

POLITICO - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 2:47pm
The president has gotten 237 confirmed, compared to 234 at the same time in Bush's presidency.
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Carter: Free Pollard for peace deal

POLITICO - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 2:28pm
He says he would support freedom for the spy if the Israelis were to accept the deal from Kerry.
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The Lede: Updates on the Fort Hood Shooting

The New York Times - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 2:27pm
Live updates about the shooting in Fort Hood, Texas, which has left as many as four people dead and several others injured.

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School hosts 1st integrated prom

CNN - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 2:23pm
Students from Wilcox County High School in Georgia attended their first school-sponsored prom in late March, rather than racially segregated private dances traditional to the area.
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Motherlode Blog: Seeking College Application Essays About Money From This Year’s Seniors

The New York Times - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 2:19pm
Ron Lieber, the Your Money columnist for The New York Times, is looking for college application essays about money, work and social class from this year’s high school seniors.

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Yankees vs Red Sox: Which spends smarter?

CNBC - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 2:19pm
The ultimate game between the Red Sox and Yankees remains the same: Who will reap a better return on their investments?
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Motherlode Blog: The Case Against Savings Accounts (but Not Savings)

The New York Times - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:54pm
Is a savings account a teaching tool, or a “black hole that swallows birthday checks”?

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McKeon: No immigration in NDAA

POLITICO - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:43pm
The defense bill won't offer legal status to young undocumented immigrants in the military.
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How Border Patrol busts Tijuana cop on smuggling route

CNN - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:41pm
A Tijuana, Mexico, police officer will appear in a U.S. federal court next week after being arrested on a charge of possession with intent to distribute almost 20 pounds of heroin and methamphetamine.
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'God, please don't let it be'

CNN - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:40pm
Families of victims in the Fort Hood shooting rampage speak of their loss. The mother of U.S. Army Sgt. Timothy Owens left a message on his phone, wondering if he was okay. He wasn't.
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Skydiver dies in record attempt

CNN - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:37pm
A German skydiver who was participating in a 222-person jump in Arizona was killed Thursday when her main parachute malfunctioned, officials said.
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15 new emotions ID'd

CNN - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:35pm
In a new study, scientists have identified 15 additional "compound emotions," expressed by combining basic emotions. It's like using the primary colors blue and red to create purple.
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'Meh' jobs data sticks it to Democrats

CNBC - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:35pm
Democrats badly needed a blockbuster jobs report to help with the midterm elections. They didn't get it, Ben White says.
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Officials: Fatal Boston blaze was unintentional, caused by welding

CNN - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:30pm
The blaze that killed two Boston firefighters last week was unintentional and caused by a welding operation, Boston fire officials said Friday.
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