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A $27 billion sale short on discounts

CNBC - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 8:36am
What mobile payments needs to push it to $27 billion in two years is the one thing most retailers already offer.
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McDonald's new custom sandwichs

CNBC - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 8:33am
Responding to declining same-store sales and falling stock prices, McDonald's plans to vastly expand its "Create Your Taste" test platform.
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Protesters in California Clash With Police and Vandalize Stores

The New York Times - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 8:19am
A second night of protests over the killings of two black men, which began peacefully at the University of California, Berkeley, eventually grew rowdy.
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Chokehold death protests turn violent

CNN - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 8:00am
From the streets of California to the stores of New York City, protesters are making sure no one forgets the case of Eric Garner.
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How your brain will make you poor

CNBC - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 8:00am
Short-term bias in thinking inhibits our ability to deal with long-term challenges, like preparing for retirement.
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How safe is our power grid?

CNN - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 7:59am
CNN's Deborah Feyerick shows how the U.S. government is trying to keep critical infrastructure safe from hackers.
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Merck to buy Cubist for $9.5 billion

CNBC - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 7:59am
Drug giant Merck says it will buy Cubist for about $9.5 billion, or $102 a share in cash.
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Chlorine gas forces evacuation at 'furry' convention

CNN - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 7:58am
Authorities evacuated thousands from a Chicago-area hotel Sunday after guests complained that a noxious odor was spreading.
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Expanded federal ban on profiling doesn't apply at borders

CNN - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 7:54am
New federal law enforcement guidelines set to be issued Monday will expand protection from profiling, but won't apply to screenings at borders and airports, or in intelligence operations.
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Holiday gift for tech investors—IPOs

CNBC - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 7:36am
Technology investors are gearing up for a holiday shopping spree. LendingClub headlines a banner week for Web IPOs.
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Cheaper gas? Let's hike tax: Rendell

CNBC - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 7:26am
About that relief from cheaper gas prices? One former governor thinks he has a better idea of how to put the windfall to use.
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Massive fire destroys Los Angeles apartment complex

CNBC - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 7:20am
A huge fire broke out at around 1:20 a.m. PT on Monday in downtown Los Angeles at a large apartment complex that was under construction. There were no injuries reported.
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Campaign Finance: The Special Powers of Super PACS, and Not Just for Federal Elections

The New York Times - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 7:13am
Many political action committees are wielding their unlimited-donation power in state and local races instead of national ones.






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Homeowners, Wells Fargo go to trial

CNBC - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 7:08am
Wells Fargo is set to go to trial on Monday as homeowners seek to recoup about $629 million for alleged fees by a company once owned by Wachovia.
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Economists upbeat about US growth

CNBC - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 7:02am
The U.S. economy is picking up speed, according to a survey of business economists.
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Nor'easter brewing along East Coast

CNBC - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 6:23am
The Weather Channel's Keith Carson reports a winter storm is expected to bring a mix of rain and snow along the Northeast.
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Profiling guidelines to be unveiled

POLITICO - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 6:10am
The new policy bans profiling on the basis of religion and sexual orientation, among other reasons.
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Rate rises spark volatility warnings

CNBC - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 6:04am
Vastly divergent policies from global central banks have sparked investor concern that 2015 is set to be a turbulent year.
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Will Prince William at least get playable DVDs?

POLITICO - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 5:34am
Have the U.S. and U.K. lost that 'special' feeling?
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Liberals ramp up for state-by-state push in 2016

POLITICO - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 5:33am
Groups hope the proposition push leads to U.S. action.
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