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Obama considers help for trapped Iraqis

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 1:56pm
President Obama is considering airstrikes or airdrops to address a humanitarian crisis among religious minorities in Iraq.
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Russia retaliates with sanctions: Winners and losers

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 1:51pm
After imports of food from the U.S., EU, Australia, Canada and Norway were banned, Russian supermarkets are going to have to find substitutes fast.
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Forget claims drop; jobs market stinks

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 1:49pm
Thursday marked another day and another data point that at least on its face showed the Fed has incentive to start raising rates.
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US families still struggling: Fed

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 1:10pm
Many U.S. families feel they are under economic stress in the aftershock of the Great Recession, a Federal Reserve report says.
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Hawaii rattled by quake, hurricanes near

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 1:06pm
The U.S. Geological Survey reports a magnitude 4.3 earthquake has rattled Hawaii's Big Island, as two hurricanes rumbled toward the islands.
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Congress picks potholes over pensions

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 12:51pm
The way Congress sees it, higher profits will generate higher corporate tax bills, which will help pay to fix crumbling highways.
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Argentina sues the US in The Hague

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 12:49pm
Argentina said in its application the United States had "committed violations of Argentine sovereignty and immunities."
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Uber takes on the Hamptons dining scene

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 12:45pm
Struggling to snag a dinner reservation in the Hamptons this weekend? Fret not! Uber is here to help.
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Manziel's newest play: Derivatives

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 12:26pm
Regulatory filings show that quarterback Johnny Manziel is set to receive warrants to purchase stock with his latest endorsement.
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Keeping social media profiles private

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 12:16pm
Social media is a great way to connect and each social media site has its own level of privacy.
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Calif. drought can't stop bottled water

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 12:00pm
California's drought has dried up water supplies and imposed restrictions. Yet bottled water is still being produced there.
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The Export-Import Bank is NOT a subsidy

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 11:53am
It is wrong to call the Export-Import Bank a subsidy for US business, says the chief economist for the National Association of Manufacturers.
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Has Google's anti-spam algo gone too far?

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 11:46am
The algorithm Google designed to rid the Internet of spammy links is proving difficult, if not impossible, to control.
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Bed bugs found on 4 NYC trains

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 11:44am
Officials also discovered the bugs in two crew locker rooms in Astoria, an MTA spokesman said.
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Homeland Security contractor breached

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 11:42am
A company that performs background checks for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said it was the victim of a cyber attack.
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GM to unveil new Volt hybrid model

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 11:31am
General Motors will show the next-generation of its slow-selling Chevrolet Volt hybrid electric car in January.
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Vizio recalls 245,000 TVs

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 11:15am
Vizio is recalling 245K TVs due to an ineffective stand that causes the TV to tip, posing a risk of impact injury.
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Shhhh! Some Obamacare data still secret

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 10:56am
HealthCare.gov won't disclose some key details of Obamacare, including how many people have paid and insurer market share.
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Outraged by Google reading your gmail?

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 10:50am
Google IS scanning your mail—and you've already agreed to it.But it doesn't apply to EVERYTHING, says former assistant US attorney Mitchell Epner.
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3-D printed nutrition in war zones

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 10:43am
The U.S. Army has made strides in technology that would allow soldiers to print food with custom ingredients and nutrients.
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