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CIA mistreated detainees, misrepresented intelligence, Senate probe of interrogations finds

FOX News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 10:21am
Senate investigators have delivered a damning indictment of CIA interrogation practices after the 9/11 attacks, accusing the agency of inflicting pain and suffering on prisoners with tactics that went well beyond legal limits.
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Citigroup to take $3.5 billion Q4 charge

CNBC - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 10:20am
Citigroup CEO Michael Corbat said the firm's fourth-quarter will be "marginally profitable" after the charges.
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2 nurses, guard attacked at Oklahoma City hospital, 1 nurse hospitalized, suspect arrested

FOX News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 10:19am
Oklahoma City police say a patient with a knife injured two nurses and a security guard at a hospital on the city's northwest side.
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Don't expect a govt. shutdown

CNBC - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 10:11am
A government shutdown is unlikely because Congress wants to forget the 113th session ever happened, Politico's Ben White says.
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Conn's reviews internal financing program as surprise loss sends shares tumbling; CFO out

FOX News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 10:01am
A surprising third-quarter loss sent shares of Conn's plunging Tuesday as the furniture retailer withdrew its outlook for next year and said that its chief financial officer was stepping down immediately.
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Wholesale inventories top estimates

CNBC - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 10:00am
Wholesale inventories rose in October, topping economist expectations for a 0.1 percent gain.
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Banks not facing oil 'bloodbath': CEO

CNBC - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 9:52am
Banks with loan exposure to energy firms face a much different scenario than the 1980s oil price glut, said Cullen/Frost's CEO.
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Cramer: Here's why we're selling off

CNBC - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 9:49am
As stocks slide today, CNBC's Jim Cramer explains what's leading today's market decline.
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Nissan recalls nearly 470K vehicles

CNBC - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 9:43am
Nissan is recalling about 470,000 cars and SUVs worldwide to fix a problem that can cause fuel leaks.
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Gruber: I'm not 'the architect' of Obamacare

POLITICO - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 9:37am
Also: "It was inexcusable that I tried to appear smarter by insulting others."
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Japan threatened with rating downgrade

CNBC - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 9:32am
Japan’s “A-plus” credit rating is under threat, after Fitch Ratings placed the country’s debt on negative watch on Tuesday.
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Motherlode Blog: Counting the Days: ‘It’s Too Many Whales, Daddy’

The New York Times - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 9:28am
To count down the days of her father’s deployment, my daughter and I made a calendar adorned with a whale for each day he’d be gone. She was delighted with her work, until she took in what it meant.

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What it takes to make a McNugget

CNBC - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 9:22am
McDonald's released a video revealing the step by step process of how their McNuggets are made, reports the Today show.
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Abercrombie stock jumps after CEO exit

CNBC - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 9:17am
Abercrombie & Fitch stock jumped after it announced its CEO would retire effective immediately.
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Siegel predicts correction in 2015

CNBC - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 9:03am
The Wharton professor tells CNBC he expects a correction but still remains bullish overall.
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Tesco warns on profit...again

CNBC - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 8:52am
Shares in embattled Tesco fall 15 percent after the supermarket warned that its full-year profit for this year would not exceed £1.4 billion.
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Earthquake Plan Would Require Retrofitting Thousands of Los Angeles Buildings

The New York Times - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 8:46am
Mayor Eric M. Garcetti announced an ambitious plan for preserving structures, water lines and telecommunications in a major quake.

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Portland sues to stop Uber car service

CNBC - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 8:37am
Portland sued Uber to stop the fast-growing ride-hailing service from operating in the Oregon city until it follows local regulations.
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Confidence in valuations down: Shiller

CNBC - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 8:26am
Investors feel that the market is overvalued and a financial crisis is possible, Nobel Laureate Robert Shiller tells CNBC.
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28 Internet acronyms every parent should know

CNN - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 8:23am
If you think you are tech savvy all because you know what "LOL" means, let me test your coolness.
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