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How Alibaba stacks up to tech titans

CNBC - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 1:25pm
Alibaba's expected valuation is about $175 billion. Here's how that compares to other tech giants like Amazon, Facebook and Apple.
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Whither will Scottish kilt prices go, eh?

CNBC - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 1:23pm
No matter which way Scotland votes on independence, experts say kilt prices won't go akilter.
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Flake: Send Reid, McConnell to island

POLITICO - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 1:18pm
The costar of "Rival Survival" says that might curb partisan gridlock in Washington.
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Microsoft cuts 2,100 jobs

CNBC - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 1:15pm
Microsoft laid off 2,100 employees as a part of a previously announced restructuring plan.
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I applaud IBM's retrain-or-be-fired memo

CNBC - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 1:04pm
IBM's memo to select staff forcing them to take a pay cut and retrain may seem harsh but it makes sense for investors, this hedge-fund manager says.
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Obamacare enrollment slides to 7.3 million

CNBC - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 1:03pm
Subsidized health care insurance enrollments down to 7.3 million.
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Reid: Up to Obama if DWS is liability

POLITICO - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:59pm
He defers to the president on Wasserman Schultz's future as the head of the party.
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Uber must face lawsuit over tips: Ruling

CNBC - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:57pm
Uber must face multiple civil counts, including an allegation the company violated California's unfair competition laws.
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Midday movers: CAG, KR, RAD & more

CNBC - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:56pm
Thursday's midday movers:
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Apple Pay won't hurt bitcoin: Investor

CNBC - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:52pm
Apple's mobile payments service and the cryptocurrency are "not super comparable," says investor Cameron Winklevoss.
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British hostage seen in new video

POLITICO - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:31pm
He identifies himself as a photojournalist who has worked for several publications.
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A nuclear argument to keep Ex-Im Bank

CNBC - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:30pm
The Ex-Im Bank is a lifeline for the battered U.S. nuclear sector, a former trade rep tells CNBC.
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Federal child sexual exploitation charges filed against couple in Amish girls' kidnapping

FOX News - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:16pm
Federal prosecutors have charged the couple accused of kidnapping two young Amish sisters in northern New York with sexual exploitation of children and possession of child pornography.
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3 pontential problems for Alibaba IPO

CNBC - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:10pm
The glittery initial public offering, which prices Thursday evening, may not be all gold.
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Hill debate shifts: What next on ISIL?

POLITICO - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:09pm
Hearings look to the future of a U.S. military campaign against the militants in Iraq and Syria.
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Safety drill kills hero bus driver

CNN - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:04pm
During a safety drill, a bus began rolling down a hill. The bus driver was killed while saving a student.
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7.3M enrolled in Obamacare plans

POLITICO - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:03pm
It was the first official enrollment update since shortly after the open enrollment season ended in April.
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Three stocks to avoid post-Fed: Pro

CNBC - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:03pm
Avoid these stocks right now, says Bespoke's Hickey.
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Fed takes enforcement against Santander

CNBC - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:00pm
The Fed took an enforcement against Santander, saying the bank should not pay out dividends without prior written approval.
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Household debt grows sharply in Q2

CNBC - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:00pm
The federal debt grew at the slowest pace since 2007 in the second quarter, the Federal Reserve said on Thursday.
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