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Fugitive teens arrested

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 9:26am
Dalton Hayes, 18, and Cheyenne Phillips, 13, were arrested in Panama City Beach, Florida, authorities say. The two are suspected of stealing three cars -- two with guns inside.
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Behind the 8% plunge in Chinese stocks

CNBC - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 9:26am
The Shanghai Composite Index dropped sharply Monday. Here's what happened.
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Penn State still doesn't get it

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 9:17am
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Ex-Cuba Captive and Astronaut Will Attend State of the Union Speech

The New York Times - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 9:10am
Alan P. Gross, the American released from captivity in Cuba, and Scott Kelly, an astronaut scheduled to leave for a year aboard the International Space Station, will be among President Obama’s guests.






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In Year 2 of Affordable Care Act, Premiums Diverge Widely

The New York Times - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 9:00am
In Colorado, for example, statewide average premiums are nearly unchanged. But that masks sharp rises in some regions and steep drops in others.






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Food waste? There's an app for that

CNBC - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 9:00am
Food waste is an increasing problem around the world, but one man has devised an app to address the issue.
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How to offset rising electric rates

CNBC - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 9:00am
Electric rates could rise 2 percent this year, but some customers are already seeing big price hikes. How to offset the jump.
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Richest 1% Likely to Control Half of Global Wealth by 2016, Study Finds

The New York Times - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 8:47am
A report by the charity Oxfam offers a warning about deepening global inequality ahead of this week’s annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.






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The Search for a Slogan

POLITICO - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 8:39am
What Hillary, Jeb, Rand and the rest could learn from the history of campaign catchphrases.
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Hip-hop leader dies

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 8:35am
The hip-hop world is mourning the death of A$AP Yams, one of the founding members of the Harlem-based collective A$AP Mob.
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Give the unemployed a second chance

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 8:30am
In just two years, Bonita went from full-time work to a part of the new underclass of unemployed. The longer it's been since she was forced to leave her job with the Boston Housing Authority, the harder it gets to return to the ranks of the employed.
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Some of sports' biggest suspensions

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 8:27am
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Michelle Obama's guest list

POLITICO - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 8:01am
Guests include the man who spent five years jailed in Cuba, an astronaut and an immigration reform advocate.
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How a 'Czar' fights a disease

POLITICO - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 8:01am
Ron Klain on the White House response to Ebola.
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Teen takes NBA girlfriend to prom

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 7:41am
A teenager from Michigan earned the right to take Sacramento Kings player Nik Stauskas' girlfriend to prom after winning a dare on Twitter. KTXL reports.
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Will QE save the euro zone?

CNBC - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 7:32am
Will QE succeed in boosting inflation in the euro zone? And if so, will the program be enough - or will Draghi need to consider yet more measures?
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No Samsung plans for BlackBerry tie-up

CNBC - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 7:23am
Samsung Electronics wants to develop its partnership with BlackBerry but has no intention of acquiring it, The Wall Street Journal reports.
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Richest 1% to own half of world wealth by 2016

CNBC - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 7:21am
The wealth of the world's richest 1 percent could overtake that of the other 99 percent, Oxfam said ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos.
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Why New Zealand can handle Europe, oil troubles

CNBC - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 6:41am
New Zealand's exports may face headwinds from oil's fall and the strengthening of its currency, but Prime Minister John Key is calm.
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Uber charm offensive: Pledges 50K jobs

CNBC - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 6:28am
Uber will create 50,000 jobs in Europe this year, striking a conciliatory tone in a market where it has faced fierce opposition.
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