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3 people dead in UPS facility shooting

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 12:02pm
Birmingham Police spokesman Lieutenant Sean Edwards said the gunman may have been fired recently by UPS.
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Is grain losing to oil for rail service?

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 12:01pm
A record harvest will likely cause financial hardships on grain farmers due to a lack of rail service. Some blame the oil industry.
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Albright looks to Turkey in war on ISIS

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 11:56am
Madeleine Albright tells CNBC the U.S. has no choice but to be involved in the battle against ISIS and other world crises.
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Signs point to Jeb run in 2016

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 11:45am
It sure looks like Jeb Bush, a favorite of centrist Republicans, will make a run for president in 2016, says Politico's Ben White.
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Talko seeks to bring voices back to phones

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 11:22am
New app Talko lets users send spoken messages.
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Gov't hackers try to crack HealthCare.gov

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 11:12am
The government's own watchdogs tried to hack into HealthCare.gov earlier this year and found what they termed a critical vulnerability.
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Court halts bitcoin mining operation

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 11:08am
A U.S. court has shut down Butterfly Labs, a Missouri company the FTC alleges deceptively marketed computers designed to produce bitcoins.
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Making $50 mln without Kickstarter

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 11:00am
Game designer Chris Roberts has pulled off a crowdfunding coup: $50 million without paying Kickstarter or Indiegogo.
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Obama: 'Not America's fight alone'

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 10:56am
Obama emphasized that Americans were not acting alone but rather together with the support of more than 40 nations.
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Pensions are sticking with hedge funds

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 10:52am
Pension funds are keeping their hedge fund managers despite the recent decision by CalPERS to dump them.
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Be ready for Russian cyber-retaliation

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 10:51am
US energy and bank executives need to be prepared for Russian cyber-retaliation, says the director of the GWU Homeland Security Policy Institute.
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Ebola drug trials start in West Africa

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 10:41am
The world's attention may have shifted to U.S. airstrikes on Syria, but West Africa continues to be ravaged by the worst outbreak of Ebola.
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The best places to buy and sell houses

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 10:36am
Check out Zillow's new study out showing which cities are best for selling and buying homes.
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US joins fight against Asia pirates

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 10:36am
The U.S. formally joined ReCAAP, a Singapore-based, multinational organization battling piracy at sea.
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Which global market is your match?

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 10:21am
How do your views on the role of corporations measure against our Corporate Perception Indicator respondents’? Take this quiz.
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How drug wars hurt Mexico's iron ore

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 10:15am
In their fight against cartels, Mexican soldiers and marines have confiscated tons of minerals. GlobalPost reports.
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Small banks feel pinch of regs: Powell

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 10:04am
Rising competition from lenders and regulatory pressure is hurting small banks across the U.S., two Federal Reserve officials said on Tuesday.
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Investors prefer increased dividends

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 9:59am
Which is better for investors: buybacks or dividend increases? USA Today reports.
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No October spooks for markets: Lee

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 9:52am
The Dow and S&P 500 should increase 5 percent from current levels by year's end, longtime market bull Thomas Lee tells CNBC.
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Manufacturing growth continues in Sept

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 9:51am
The U.S. manufacturing sector expanded in September, while employment levels among goods producers rose to a two-and-a-half-year high.
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