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Google ad server back up after outage

CNBC - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 11:55am
A failure at a Google ad server caused loading problems for many websites.
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John Doar, Federal Lawyer on Front Lines Against Segregation, Dies at 92

The New York Times - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 11:50am
A Republican, Mr. Doar prosecuted some of the most notorious cases of murder in the South in the ’60s and was chief counsel to the House panel investigating Watergate.

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Motherlode Blog: A Soon-to-Be Grandma, Ready to Learn

The New York Times - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 11:48am
This spring, my older daughter announced that she was pregnant. And I realized almost immediately that I knew nothing about today’s birthing or parenting issues. I had a lot of catching up to do.
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'We are on the comet,' agency says

CNBC - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 11:48am
It's the first time a man-made object had ever touched down on a comet.
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Ambushed state police barracks reopening to public

FOX News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 11:46am
A state police barracks in northeastern Pennsylvania has reopened to the public exactly two months after a sniper opened fire, killing a trooper and seriously wounding another.
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Rookies Prepare for Life at Bottom of Congress’s Food Chain

The New York Times - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 11:45am
For incoming House freshmen, going to Congress is like going to college, with orientation on the dos and don’ts of Capitol Hill and a tough search for housing.

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Heller presses Sandoval into Reid race

POLITICO - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 11:28am
Sandoval would be a big prize for Senate Republicans who want to knock off Reid.
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Rumor spurs Wal-Mart bulls

CNBC - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 11:28am
An unconfirmed rumor appears to be having a major impact on Wal-Mart options trading.
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Why China talks tough: Hormats

CNBC - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 11:24am
Chinese leaders use economic nationalism at home in order to gain leeway to cut deals with trade partners, Robert Hormats said.
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Here's why gold could be headed to $800

CNBC - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 11:14am
$4,000 gold? No way! Here's why Ron Insana thinks the gold bulls are wrong and the precious metal is probably headed to $800.
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Aide: Christie not resigning to run for president

POLITICO - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 11:13am
Donors ask if he will be hamstrung by restrictions on donations to governors.
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US stocks edge lower as market comes off five record high closes; Smucker down on weak sales

FOX News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 11:02am
U.S. stock indexes are edging mostly lower as the market comes off five days of record closes.
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Texas teacher suspended over racially charged tweets about police killing of Michael Brown

FOX News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 11:01am
A Dallas-area school district has suspended a teacher over what administrators call "reprehensible" and racially charged tweets about the killing of a black Missouri 18-year-old by a white police officer.
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Tsarnaev attorneys seek evidence on 2011 triple killing

FOX News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 10:59am
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have asked a judge to order federal prosecutors to turn over any information they have about his brother's participation in a 2011 triple killing or to consider postponing Tsarnaev's trial.
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Forensics expert to testify at Ferguson grand jury, attorney says

FOX News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 10:52am
A private forensic pathologist who performed an autopsy on Michael Brown will testify before the grand jury deciding whether to charge the Ferguson police officer who shot him, the attorney for Brown's parents said Wednesday.
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Detroit can start bankruptcy exit

CNBC - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 10:52am
Detroit has received a go-ahead from a federal judge to start implementing its bankruptcy exit plan.
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Wal-Mart cracks whip on groceries

CNBC - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 10:42am
The superstore has urged managers across the country to improve performance in its dairy, meat and produce departments.
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Cash for grass changing Calif. landscape

CNBC - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 10:35am
A rebate for property owners to switch lawns in California is gaining traction. But it's a mixed bag for landscapers.
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First Draft: 53 Seats and Counting: Republican Wins Alaska Senate Race

The New York Times - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 10:34am
Republican Dan Sullivan won the Alaska Senate race according to the Associated Press.

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