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White South Carolina cop charged in 2011 shooting of unarmed black man

FOX News - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 11:59am
A white police chief who fatally shot an unarmed black man in South Carolina in 2011 has been charged with murder, and his lawyer says prosecutors took advantage of national outrage toward police to get the indictment.
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Motherlode Blog: I Can’t Explain

The New York Times - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 11:55am
If the goal is to explain the news in a way that helps children understand the world they live in, this morning, I failed.

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Can this Corvette be saved?

CNN - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 11:39am
For expert car restorers at General Motors, a wrecked, supervaluable 1992 Corvette represents a tall mountain to climb.
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Glitch delays NASA Orion capsule launch

CNBC - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 11:32am
The launch of NASA's Orion capsule on a test flight around Earth was delayed after a last-minute technical problem with its rocket.
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Motherlode Blog: Playing Nicely With Others: Why Schools Teach Social Emotional Learning

The New York Times - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 11:26am
Social emotional learning is what allows students control their behavior, understand how their personal behavior impacts others, and enables them to empathize and collaborate with others.

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Barnes & Noble buys new Nook share

CNBC - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 11:25am
Barnes & Noble to buy Microsoft's Nook business stake for about $123 million to pave way for its spin off.
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Florida for-profit college accused of using strippers to lure students

FOX News - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 11:22am
Prosecutors say a for-profit Florida college used exotic dancers as admissions officers, falsified documents and coached students to lie on financial forms as it fraudulently obtained millions of dollars in federal money.
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Near perfect signal flashing sell

CNBC - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 11:09am
How can prices for high-yield bonds be falling and prices for stocks rising, when they’ve traded in tandem in the past?
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String of Sexual Assault Cases May Lead to Tipping Point

The New York Times - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 11:02am
Incidents involving colleges, the military and Bill Cosby suggest that women are more willing to come forward, and reactions of outrage suggest solutions may follow.

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Photos: No dog left behind

CNN - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 11:01am
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Treasury announces additional $5,000 principal repayment for 1 million homeowners

FOX News - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 11:01am
Homeowners whose mortgages were modified to stave off foreclosure could next year receive an additional $5,000 reduction in their loans from the government, the Treasury and Housing and Urban Development departments said Thursday.
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A nightmare at DreamWorks Animation

CNBC - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 11:01am
After going public 10 years ago, DreamWorks Animation has become one of the biggest disappointments on Wall Street.
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Cruz's game of ‘shutdown chicken’

CNBC - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 10:54am
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is beginning to look like the Eddie Haskell of the conservative movement.
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Los Angeles police chief says 3 officers wrong to use deadly force in shooting seen on live TV

FOX News - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 10:46am
Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck says three officers violated deadly-force rules when they shot an unarmed man on live television last year.
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Caught on cam: Yacht vs. bridge

CNN - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 10:45am
A drawbridge collapses on a yacht being towed during a heavy storm. WSVN reports.
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Woman who found missing OSU player speaks

CNN - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 10:44am
CNN affiliate WBNS speaks to the woman who found the body of Ohio State University football player Kosta Karageorge.
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LL Bean struggles to meet boot demand

CNBC - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 10:44am
Sales of the iconic boot have grown from fewer than 100,000 a decade ago to about 450,000 this year.
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Gender-bending proposal a threat to Minnesota high school sports, say critics

FOX News - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 10:41am
Minnesota's high school athletes could compete as whatever gender they choose under a new policy expected to be adopted today that critics say makes a mockery of traditional sports norms.
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Exclusive Amazon line fuels partner fear

CNBC - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 10:41am
Amazon's new line of diapers and baby wipes only raises merchants' fears it plans to compete directly with sellers on its site. Re/code reports.
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Investors bet big on Harry's

CNBC - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 10:36am
Raising the sort of money that the online shaving company Harry's has collected this year is a vote of confidence — and a cause for concern.
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