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Symantec exploring split up

CNBC - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 8:07am
Symantec is in advanced talks to split its business in two—one that sells security programs and one that does data storage, Bloomberg reported.
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My right to death with dignity at 29

CNN - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 8:01am
On New Year's Day, after months of suffering from debilitating headaches, I learned that I had brain cancer.
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Costco tops 4Q Street forecasts

CNBC - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 7:49am
Costco Wholesale on Wednesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $697 million.
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Coming: Warmer winter, lower heat bills

CNBC - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 7:28am
Heating bills should be lower this winter because the deep freeze that chilled much of the nation last year is unlikely to return.
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Court to hear security checks dispute

CNBC - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 7:25am
The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a suit filed by Amazon workers who claim they should be compensated for time spent in security screenings.
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Falling rates offer home buyers a push

CNBC - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 7:03am
A drop in rates last week boosted mortgage applications for both refinances and home purchases, and interest rates continues to slide.
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Demographic Shift: Why Georgia May Be Bluer Than It Appears

The New York Times - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 7:00am
The most recent polls are probably undercounting the black share of the Georgia electorate, which means Michelle Nunn has a real shot at an upset.

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Pay to socialize online with the rich

CNBC - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 7:00am
Members pay $9,000 to join and $3,000 annually to join Netropolitan, a social network that caters to “people with more money than time.”
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Look at me! 21 selfies of the week

CNN - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 6:44am
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Life expectancy in the US hits a record

CNBC - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 6:42am
Life expectancy in the USA rose in 2012 to 78.8 years – a record high. USA Today reports.
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Banks rewrite rules to cope with crisis

CNBC - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 6:18am
The world’s biggest banks have agreed to tear up the rule book on derivatives to make it easier to resolve a future failing firm like Lehman Brothers.
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Where did the German ‘strongman’ go?

CNBC - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 6:12am
This week's poor German data are the latest sign the "strongman" of Europe is weakening. We take a look at why Germany could be losing its clout.
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Profit at Goldman less easy to find

CNBC - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 5:57am
Goldman Sachs is facing questions about whether it will be able to stay atop the financial industry in a new era of regulations, the New York Times reports.
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Obama's executive action plan falls short

POLITICO - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 5:00am
Overshadowed by foreign crises, the announcements rarely break through the noise.
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Goldman to pay legal fees to Libyans

CNBC - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 4:20am
A U.K. high court has ordered Goldman Sachs to pay the legal costs of the Libyan sovereign wealth fund, after the bank tried to have a $1 billion lawsuit dismissed.
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Live blog: Markets follow Wall St rout

CNBC - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 3:16am
Every leading Asia-Pacific equity index -- apart from China's -- is currently in the red amid a global equity sell-off. Follow our live blog for the latest.
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Wilbur Ross: Why Draghi is right

CNBC - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 2:26am
Mario Draghi, the ECB president, has faced criticism on several fronts recently—for being too bold with the bank’s policies, or not bold enough.
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Europe to see more Ebola cases

CNBC - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 1:39am
The WHO said Europe would see more cases of Ebola after a nurse in Spain caught the virus outside Africa.
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