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Chinese phone's growth in US market

CNBC - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 12:12pm
ZTE is building brand awareness in the United States with new deals that add to its edge in the growing prepaid market.
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Berkshire Hathaway to buy Duracell

CNBC - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 12:05pm
Berkshire Hathaway announced Thursday it has acquired the Duracell battery business from Procter & Gamble.
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Romance or rape? California ‘dating coach’ under fire after video details graphic sexual assault

FOX News - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 12:03pm
Lonely men from around the world pay as much as $3,000 each to attend seminars where self-described pick-up artist Julien Blanc and his associates purport to teach how to seduce women, but critics say what the California-based "dating coach" advocates is more like sexual assault -- even rape -- than romance.
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U.S. sailors attacked in Turkey

CNN - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 12:02pm
Three U.S. Navy sailors were assaulted and had bags placed over their heads during a stop in Istanbul, Turkey, according to U.S. military officials.
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Buffett picks batteries over beauty

CNBC - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 12:00pm
Warren Buffett rarely sells. Now, he's unloaded Berkshire's entire $4.7 billion stake in Procter & Gamble for Duracell.
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First Draft: Warren’s Leadership Job Could Be Liberal Liaison

The New York Times - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 11:57am
Democratic leaders are hoping to make Elizabeth Warren a liaison to the party’s liberal groups, to ensure that they have a voice in leadership meetings.

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Germany crowned 'best nation'

CNBC - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 11:54am
For five years, the U.S. has been crowned "best nation' by a poll which measures peoples' perceptions of countries… until now.
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Cleveland's comeback to lift housing

CNBC - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 11:53am
It has LeBron back and will get the GOP convention in 2016. Here's how Cleveland housing will fare with a rising economy.
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Motherlode Blog: To A.P. or Not to A.P., That Is the Question

The New York Times - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 11:49am
Advanced Placement courses can be a real boon to students motivated by intellectual curiosity and a love of learning. But for students looking to please their parents or for those in pursuit of transcript padding and other false academic idols, A.P. courses can be an unpleasant and unhealthy slog.
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Amazon and Hachette resolve dispute

CNBC - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 11:39am
Amazon and Hachette announced that they have resolved their differences and signed a new multiyear contract, New York Times reports.
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DealBook: Big Banks Are Fined $4.25 Billion in Inquiry Into Currency-Rigging

The New York Times - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 11:38am
The fines come as regulators are increasingly targeting a business culture in the financial industry that they say encourages improper conduct by its employees.

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Wicker elected chairman of NRSC

POLITICO - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 11:38am
The battle to lead the Senate Republicans' campaign arm was a close contest between Wicker and Heller.
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Hagel defends ISIL campaign

POLITICO - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 11:32am
Chairman Buck McKeon slams the administration for sticking to a "no-boots-on-the-ground" pledge.
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First Draft: White House Hints at XL Pipeline Veto

The New York Times - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 11:31am
President Obama has largely left the cap on his veto pen, but that might not be the case for much longer.

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Ohio man says wife's cremated remains were lost in mail

FOX News - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 11:30am
The cremated remains of an Ohio woman that were supposed to be delivered to her husband didn't arrive as scheduled or in time for her funeral, and now the U.S. Postal Service is trying to figure out what happened to the package.
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Winters blasts revised Coke pay plan

CNBC - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 11:27am
Coca-Cola has revised its equity pay plan. But activist investor David Winters tells CNBC it's potentially more risky.
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First Draft: A Technicolor Tribute to a Retiring Congressman

The New York Times - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 11:26am
Representative Howard Coble is retiring from the House at the end of this year, and taking his cadre of signature madras jackets with him to North Carolina.

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Utah man threatened daughter with gun over board game, police say

FOX News - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 11:17am
A Utah man is accused of threatening his teenage daughter with a rifle during an argument that began over a game of Battleship.
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Denver man pleads guilty to neglecting 4 young sons, keeping them in filthy apartment

FOX News - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 11:16am
A father accused of neglecting his four young sons and keeping them in a filthy Denver apartment has pleaded guilty to felony child abuse.
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Cisco CEO slams 'net neutrality'

CNBC - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 11:07am
The policy of an "open Internet" would have so many negative implications, says Cisco CEO John Chambers.
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