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Leasing hits high in hunt for low payments

CNBC - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 11:03am
Leasing a car, which has long been popular in select markets, is now the top choice for millions who want to drive a new vehicle.
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IRS: Silicon Valley freebies taxable

CNBC - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 11:03am
The IRS argues that free employer-provide meals are a taxable fringe benefit.
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Inversions will 'erode' tax base: CEO

CNBC - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 11:02am
Washington must address corporate tax inversions before the tactic further destroys the U.S. corporate tax base, says CVS' CEO.
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Hacking clouds Apple's upcoming launch

CNBC - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 11:00am
The leak of racy celebrity photos has put Apple in the unusual position of having to mend its image just before a highly anticipated product launch.
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Minutes count when pets are panting in hot cars, but leave rescues to experts, authorities say

FOX News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 10:59am
Imagine walking to your car after running errands and spotting a dog, panting and helpless, shut inside a hot car.
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Why the VIX may not be real fear gauge

CNBC - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 10:59am
Some hedge funders are finding that the index is of little help, even prompting some to suggest that it has been artificially low.
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Take profits in Apple now: Analyst

CNBC - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 10:51am
One analyst says the iPhone 6 launch is likely to be important, but all the sales upside is already priced into the stock.
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Texas girl, 5, hospitalized after ‘tumbling’ for minutes in washing machine

FOX News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 10:47am
Texas police say a 5-year-old girl was hospitalized Tuesday after she somehow got trapped inside a running washing machine.
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Car pulled over in Massachusetts had crudely drawn fake license plate

FOX News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 10:42am
A Massachusetts state trooper noticed something a little odd about the license plate she spotted on a car on Interstate 391 in Chicopee.
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Midterm Calculus: Senate Control May Turn on Who’s More Unloved, Obama or G.O.P.

The New York Times - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 10:40am
President Obama’s approval ratings are low, hurting Democratic candidates, but the Republican Party is also far from popular.






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Paul to headline N.H. breakfast

POLITICO - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 10:39am
The Kentucky Republican will headline a GOP post-primary unity breakfast next week
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Motherlode Blog: Creating a Homework Habit

The New York Times - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 10:38am
The real point of homework doesn’t lie in the completion of the homework. It lies in learning how to sit yourself down and get it done.






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Chinese building US housing

CNBC - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 10:34am
Landsea, a China-based developer, is spending $1 billion to build housing in the New York City area, San Francisco and Los Angeles.
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Political Memo: Voting Restrictions Are Key Variable in Midterm Elections

The New York Times - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 10:33am
Eight states have narrowed early-balloting opportunities, and three of them feature Senate races that could decide which party holds a majority.






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Police: 5-year-old Texas girl hospitalized after becoming trapped in running washing machine

FOX News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 10:30am
Police say a 5-year-old Texas girl has been hospitalized after she was trapped inside a running washing machine.
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Rivera: Behead the ISIL 'butchers'

POLITICO - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 10:16am
He says Obama should move forward when facing threats from the terrorists.
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Detroit-area man gets 17 years in porch shooting

FOX News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 10:16am
A judge has sentenced a suburban Detroit man to 17 years in prison Wednesday for killing an unarmed woman on his porch.
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Apple gives feedback to app developers

CNBC - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 10:16am
Apple released new explanations for why many apps don't make it to its App Store.
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Man whose conviction was overturned freed after 31 years on death row at North Carolina prison

FOX News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 10:15am
One of North Carolina's longest-serving death row inmates was freed from prison Wednesday, a day after a judge overturned his conviction because of new DNA evidence in the case.
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Michelle Obama does 'Funny or Die'

POLITICO - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 10:07am
The first lady appears in "Snackpocalypse," depicting a world of junk food zombies.
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