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Falling oil threatens growth: Fed

CNBC - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 2:01pm
The economic review reflected hopes for better growth but noted several problem areas related to falling oil prices.
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Yahoo shareholders spooked by long wait

CNBC - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 1:53pm
Yahoo's stock price has suffered as shareholders get nervous about the company's next strategic move.
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Bitcoin keeps falling Wednesday

CNBC - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 1:38pm
The cryptocurrency—which saw levels above $400 in November—briefly fell as low as $170 in Wednesday morning trading.
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IRS service degraded, taxpayers to pay price

POLITICO - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 1:25pm
The annual report describes a rapidly deteriorating agency.
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Kids die as mom gets hair done

CNN - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 1:16pm
Two children, left alone in their Louisiana home, were killed in a house fire while their mother was out getting her hair styled at a salon, authorities said.
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Facebook testing out 'work' app

CNBC - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 1:08pm
Facebook has a reputation as a procrastination tool; now we'll see if it can develop one for productivity.
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Intel reports earnings after huge year

CNBC - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 1:03pm
Financial analysts expect a positive earnings report from Intel on Thursday.
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Oil misery gets company in copper

CNBC - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 1:03pm
A plunge in copper to a five-year low pushed the metal to the top of a growing list of worries for stock market bulls.
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Poll: 4 in 10 want to see woman president

POLITICO - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 12:39pm
More Democrats than Republicans saying they want a woman in the Oval Office
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Jeb heading to D.C. next week

POLITICO - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 12:36pm
He is slated to meet with lobbyists and association CEOs at two meetings.
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9-year-old boy arrested after allegedly stealing gum

CNN - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 12:22pm
Police in Idaho arrested a 9-year-old boy who failed to appear in court. His crime, they say? Stealing a pack of gum.
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Arrested teen helps save cop's life

CNN - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 12:22pm
A teen who lands in lockup a few times can get on a police department's nerves. But officers have taken a shine to Jamal Rutledge since they arrested him in September in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He's their hero after he helped save life of the officer who was booking him.
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JPMorgan's Dimon: Banks 'under assault'

CNBC - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 12:18pm
JPMorgan reported a drop in profit, hit by legal costs of nearly $1 billion in the wake of government probes into alleged wrongdoing.
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Most oil and gas dependent places in US

CNBC - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 12:15pm
Numerous oil-rich clusters around the US will see an impact from by the commodity's decline. These counties are especially dependent.
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Obama Is Planning New Rules on Oil and Gas Industry’s Methane Emissions

The New York Times - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 12:12pm
The president will use his executive authority to issue the first federal regulations to target emissions of the powerful greenhouse gas, according to a person familiar with the plans.

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At least 10 reported dead after prison bus collides with train

FOX News - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 12:12pm
DEVELOPING: A Texas prison bus reportedly collided with a train Wednesday morning and fell off an overpass, killing at least 10 and injuring five while transporting inmates.
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Climbers near summit of El Capitan

CNN - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 12:03pm
Professional climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson are days away from reaching a new height: the top of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park.
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Muscle car values roar back to life

CNBC - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 12:03pm
Even as classic Ferraris, Porsches and Mercedes hit highs, American muscle cars lagged. Now, they're roaring back to life.
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Taylor Swift sends epic care package to fan

CNN - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 11:58am
For a pop star with millions of frenzied fans, Taylor Swift does a pretty good job keeping tabs on them.
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NRA suing Pennsylvania cities over gun laws

FOX News - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 11:54am
Armed with a new state law, pro-gun groups are rapidly scaling up their attack on municipal firearms ordinances in Pennsylvania, with the National Rifle Association filing suit over gun-control measures in three cities.
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