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Barrage of large hail shatters windows, flattens crops in parts of west and central Nebraska

FOX News - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:38am
Calls have gone out to glass and siding companies and insurance agents after a barrage of hail left a trail of broken windows, damaged houses and ravaged farm fields in parts of western and central Nebraska.
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Tech: sex trade wreaks on geeks

CNBC - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:33am
Following the murder of a Google exec by a prostitute, the FBI has discovered a rampant sex trade in tech. UST reports.
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Report: Kodiak, Alaska, has the most expensive men's haircut in the United States

FOX News - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:28am
If you've seen a lot of long-haired men on Alaska's Kodiak Island, this might be the reason.
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How to get U.S. back to work

CNN - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:28am
Rep. Luke Messer and 11 other GOP members support the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, a bill that hopes to update job training laws and put millions back to work
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Get married at McDonald's...no, really!

CNBC - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:27am
Nothing spells eternity like a McD's balloon wedding gown or a crystal McD's house wedding gift for some couples in Hong Kong.
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Don't hyphenate Chinese American

CNN - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:25am
Eric Liu explains why in his new book, he calls himself "Chinese American" -- without a hyphen.
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Obama turns down marijuana

CNN - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:23am
"Do you want to hit this?" a man asked President Barack Obama in a bar in Denver Tuesday night. The president laughed but didn't indulge.
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Motherlode Blog: ‘All My Friends Are White’

The New York Times - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:23am
My son is black, but I’m not. Neither is his mother. We live in Singapore, where we don’t have that many friends of any color. I wish I had friends to give my son, but I don’t.






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At 54, 'Mockingbird' an e-book

CNN - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:23am
It's one of America's most beloved and most challenged books, and as it celebrates its 54th birthday, Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird" is now available as an e-book.
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Will they knock down Astrodome?

CNN - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:23am
Some folks in Texas think it would be a good idea if they tore down what has been called the "Eighth Wonder of the World" and replaced it with a park.
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Man in custody after setting cardboard on fire at California airport

FOX News - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:20am
A man is in custody after setting fire to cardboard inside a baggage claim area at a San Francisco Bay Area airport.
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Historic markers to greet Civil War buffs in Alabama

FOX News - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:18am
History buffs who come to Selma next April will be treated to something special -- interactive history markers allowing them to use their cellular phones to learn more about one of the final battles of the Civil War.
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This project tops $1.9M on Kickstarter

CNBC - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:18am
"Coolest Cooler," a high-tech cooler, raised more than $1.9 million dollars on crowd funding site Kickstarter.
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As Wells Fargo goes, so goes the nation?

CNBC - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:12am
'This is a very good indicator that the economy is on track for an improvement,' said a top banking analyst about Wells Fargo's earnings.
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Men risk lives in cove for drowning teen

CNN - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:10am
Watch a dramatic rescue of a teen swept up in powerful surf in a California cove. CNN affiliate KCAL has more.
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Barnes & Noble to pay $10G for breastfeeding flap

FOX News - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 9:59am
The Barnes & Noble bookstore chain will pay $10,000 to promote breastfeeding after a woman was asked to cover up while nursing her infant son at a Rockland County store.
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Reputed leader of Mexican drug cartel enforcers extradited to San Diego

FOX News - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 9:44am
A reputed top enforcer for the Sinaloa Mexican drug cartel has been extradited to face federal charges in San Diego, six months after his capture in the Netherlands.
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Mexico donating Spanish-language textbooks to Arizona prison system

FOX News - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 9:34am
Mexico's government is donating more than 1,600 Spanish-language textbooks to the Arizona Department of Corrections.
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Euro zone crisis isn't back... yet

CNBC - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 9:27am
Yesterday's sharp move in global markets had as much to do with market nerves after a long spell of repressed volatility as it did with Portugal.
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Is the Apple iWatch delayed already?

CNBC - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 9:27am
Apple hasn't announced a timeline for iWatch production, but a report suggests manufacturing may start later than anticipated.
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