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Obamacare Year 2: Still a mystery

CNBC - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 7:00am
An increasing number of people said they failed to get health insurance last year because they didn't know how to apply.
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Bankruptcy looming for RadioShack

CNBC - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 6:55am
Electronics retailer RadioShack may be filing for bankruptcy by next month, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
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OPEC forecasts market share drop

CNBC - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 6:52am
The collapse in oil prices is starting to slow growth in U.S. output, OPEC said on Thursday, although the slowdown will not prevent demand from falling.
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Devise a Social Security strategy

CNBC - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 6:47am
Americans leave thousands on the table by claiming Social Security at the wrong time, but financial advisors can help.
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CNBC - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 6:00am suspended trading in Swiss francs after the Swiss National Bank unexpectedly abandoned the currency's exchange rate cap against the euro.
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Malik: Bet on strong US economy

CNBC - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 6:00am
Saira Malik bases her 2015 investing strategy on confidence in domestic growth.
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Small cap view: Buy industrials

CNBC - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 6:00am
John Rogers believes the operations of three small-cap firms will set them apart in a strong U.S. economy.
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U.S. side of international space station evacuated

CNN - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 5:40am
A leak in the cooling system on the International Space Station has resulted in the evacuation of the U.S. crew from the American segment of the station to the Russian segment, the Russian Federal Space Agency said.
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Obama to push paid family, sick leave

CNBC - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 5:39am
The president wants to give federal employees up to six weeks of paid leave after a birth or adoption, a benefit he wants to extend to all workers.
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Jindal invokes heritage in call for immigrant assimilation

POLITICO - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 5:34am
"I do not believe in hyphenated Americans," he will say.
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Yemen's French connection

POLITICO - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 5:33am
While the Obama administration was fighting ISIL, Al Qaeda was regrouping in Yemen.
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BofA dodges activists on chairman role

CNBC - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 5:17am
An activist investor group said it is withdrawing a shareholder resolution that called for Bank of America to have an independent board chair.
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Big Oil cuts back as analysts slash forecasts

CNBC - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 4:54am
The ongoing rout in oil markets is putting high-profile industry names on the back foot.
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Alligator found in box with 2 dead cats in Los Angeles backyard

FOX News - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 3:00am
An 8-foot alligator that was found in a box with two cat carcasses in a suburban Los Angeles backyard might have been living at the home for as long as 40 years, animal officials said Wednesday.
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Son accused of killing hedge fund founder dad stands to inherit part of $1.6M estate

FOX News - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 3:00am
The man accused of killing his millionaire father in the older man's Manhattan apartment earlier this month stands to collect an inheritance, according to the hedge fund founder's will.
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Incomes and Outcomes: Trying to Solve the Great Wage Slowdown

The New York Times - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 2:00am
An international commission, describing income stagnation as a defining challenge, offers proposals meant to influence the political debate.

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Defense Contractor Scheduled to Change Plea in Navy Bribery Case

The New York Times - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 12:29am
Leonard Glenn Francis is set to appear at a change-of-plea hearing on Thursday in federal court in San Diego. He previously pleaded not guilty to conspiracy in the case.

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The New Health Care: Signs of a Decline in Financial Distress Connected to Medical Bills

The New York Times - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 12:01am
A major goal of the Affordable Care Act was to improve the financial security of previously uninsured people. A new survey suggests this is happening.

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6 injured after car smashes through California Macy's

FOX News - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 11:43pm
A car plowed through the front of a California Macy's store leaving six people injured, one of them critically, Wednesday night.
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U.S. Moves Five Yemenis From Guantánamo

The New York Times - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 11:16pm
The transfers came one day after several Republican senators proposed legislation that would place a moratorium on the release of most of the prisoners held at Guantánamo.

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