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Urban poverty, in black and white

CNN - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 9:21am
Karl Alexander and Linda Olson find blacks and whites live in urban poverty with similar backgrounds, but white privilege wins out as they grow older.
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Creating a knockout summer party punch

CNBC - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 9:17am
Punch (yes really) is making a comeback on bar menus. Here's how to make the real deal at home.
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Stunning photos of the night sky

CNN - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 9:08am
For thousands of years, man has looked to the stars in search of answers. Who are we? Why are we here? Are we alone?
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Job once up in smoke, employed again

CNBC - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:58am
The tie-dye guy who waited almost 20 hours to be the first in WA to buy legal pot, has his job back. NBC News reports.
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Key vote may give Detroit breathing room

CNBC - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:58am
a referendum looms in Detroit, where creditors may approve a debt reduction plan to cut the cash-strapped city's debt.
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Mr Fix It: US needs Reagan-style overhaul

CNBC - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:53am
It feels like end of the Carter presidency and the nation needs Reagan-type reform, says turnaround expert Steve Miller.
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Arizona woman convicted in her baby son's 2009 disappearance released from prison

FOX News - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:50am
An Arizona woman convicted in her young son's disappearance nearly five years ago is out of prison.
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SEC halts trading in mystery stock CYNK

CNBC - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:47am
The SEC halted CYNK stock on concerns about the "accuracy and adequacy of information" and "potentially manipulative transactions."
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World Cup predictions: Which banks won?

CNBC - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:46am
As World Cup fever spread, the usually sober investment banks-turned-pundits offered their predictions. Here's how they did.
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'Boyhood': How Richard Linklater's 'rather insane' vision came to life

CNN - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:25am
For once in Hollywood, aging is seen as a majestic, magical thing.
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Impeachment talk gins up donations

POLITICO - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:14am
The Democratic outrage machine is using Sarah Palin's comments to mobilize supporters.
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Steven Cohen pays up, right on time

CNBC - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:04am
He proved to be a stickler for the law when it came to paying a criminal penalty imposed on SAC Capital. The NYT reports.
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Wells Fargo profit in line, revenue tops

CNBC - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:01am
Wells Fargo posted quarterly earnings that met expectations Friday, while revenue exceeded Wall Street estimates.
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F.B.I. Honors Office Opened Amid Struggle for Civil Rights

The New York Times - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 7:55am
The 50th anniversary of the Jackson, Miss., field office was recalled with a ceremony addressing how the agency’s relationship with both white and black Mississippians had evolved since.






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Can government prevent hot car deaths?

CNN - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 7:46am
While the case of the Georgia father accused of intentionally leaving his toddler son to die in a hot car unfolds, it has sparked a debate about whether more could be done to prevent the accidental deaths of children inside a car.
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Perry takes Hannity on border tour

POLITICO - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 7:43am
The trip highlights the workers whose efforts the governor says regularly fall on "deaf ears."
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Ponzi lives: Pro jocks, grannies suckered

CNBC - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 7:41am
Despite the publicity from the Madoff case, regulators say a new Ponzi scheme operator is found nearly every week. The NYT reports.
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A Medicine to Some: Don’t Laugh: Berkeley Plans to Give Free Marijuana to the Poor

The New York Times - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 7:30am
Although the circumstances are unusual, the city is acting normally in providing a service to the needy.






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Buffett's big bet on energy stocks

CNBC - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 7:25am
A few big oil and gas bets show Buffett and his stock-picking lieutenants are open to a wider range of energy investments.
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German FM to meet Kerry on spying

POLITICO - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 7:11am
The foreign minister says they want to reinvigorate the countries' friendship "on an honest basis."
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