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US stocks ease at midday after an early rise on cease-fire reports from Ukraine

FOX News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 12:08pm
The U.S. stock market is slipping after an early rise brought on reports of a cease-fire agreement in Ukraine.
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Bernie Madoff's son Andrew dies of cancer in NYC

FOX News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 12:05pm
Bernard Madoff's last surviving son has died of cancer.
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Pledge of Allegiance causes row

CNN - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 12:01pm
A man is kicked out of a local city meeting after he refused to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.
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Ohio investigators close Wal-Mart store to reconstruct fatal police shooting

FOX News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 12:01pm
Ohio investigators have reconstructed the killing of a man who was shot by police while holding an air rifle inside a Wal-Mart store.
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11 companies fighting for survival

CNBC - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 12:00pm
Want to know which companies are least likely to survive? Just ask their accountants. They’ll tell you, USA Today reports.
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Minimum wage hike 'dangerous': Zell

CNBC - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 11:53am
Increasing the minimum wage poses serious risks to the economy and the job market, billionaire Sam Zell tells CNBC.
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6 days early: First in line at Apple

CNBC - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 11:49am
When the next iPhone will debut and what features it will have remain a mystery, but for some fans, that's merely a technicality.
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Deportations Don’t Lower Crime Rates, Study Says

The New York Times - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 11:47am
An analysis by two law professors concludes that Secure Communities, a federal program intended to improve public safety, has had “no observable effect” on crime rates.






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Boy sues over DMV's no makeup rule

CNN - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 11:43am
The mother of a 16-year-old filed a federal lawsuit against the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles on Tuesday claiming her son was sexually discriminated against when he was forced to remove his facial makeup for a driver's license photo.
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Texting woman pierced in buttocks

CNN - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 11:43am
A woman admits to texting while driving after she hit a pole which pierced her buttocks. KUSA reports.
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Motorcyclist brags to cops he hit 185 mph in chase

FOX News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 11:43am
New Hampshire police say a motorcyclist clocked at 127 mph bragged after being arrested that he had reached 185 mph during the chase.
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To understand Putin, read Orwell

POLITICO - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 11:42am
Opinion: The structure and the wisdom of "1984" are frighteningly precise guides to current events.
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New bank liquidity rules kick in today

CNBC - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 11:38am
U.S. bank regulators plan to adopt rules forcing big banks to hold more assets that they could sell easily in a credit crunch.
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Barney Frank's warning for Wall Street

CNBC - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 11:35am
Think a GOP win in the midterms will mean less regulation and taxes? Not so fast, says former Rep. Barney Frank.
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Airbnb sued over privacy—anonymously

CNBC - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 11:31am
Airbnb is battling with users who don't want their personal information turned over in a probe on illegal hotels.
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Standing together to face this threat

POLITICO - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 11:27am
Opinion: The real threat facing Americans now is ISIL, not President Barack Obama.
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House GOP moves toward Ex-Im deal

POLITICO - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 11:26am
Many Republicans say the bank represents corporate welfare and must be ended.
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Sex on campus: Only 'yes' means 'yes'

CNN - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 11:25am
Thousands of freshmen at the University of California-Berkeley swiped their student cards last week at the doors of Zellerbach Hall and filed into the dark auditorium for one of the few mandatory sessions in their three-week welcome program.
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DNA frees death row brothers

CNN - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 11:25am
A pair of siblings who served decades behind bars in the rape and murder of a North Carolina child will walk out of prison free men Wednesday after DNA evidence implicated someone else.
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Stronger sanctions for Russian energy

CNBC - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 11:10am
The US is considering limiting hi-tech exports to Russia's Arctic oil and gas industry as part of plans to strengthen sanctions against Moscow.
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