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Taste-testing an energy-efficient vodka

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:04am
Can energy-efficient distilling produce a better vodka? One Brooklyn distillery is giving it a try.
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Russia into Ukraine more likely: Bremmer

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 8:53am
Amid reports that Russia may be open to de-escalating the crisis in Ukraine, Eurasia Group's Ian Bremmer told CNBC he's not buying it.
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US begins humanitarian aid

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 8:40am
The U.S. military has been authorized to make targeted airstrikes in Iraq, President Barack Obama said in a statement on Thursday.
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Parade of mergers: for good or for bad?

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 8:36am
The M&A wave could be a sign of a booming economy or a bundle of attempts to beat high rates and taxes. NYT reports.
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US productivity swings to positive in Q2

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 8:30am
U.S. productivity rebounded in the second quarter, as wage growth remained muted.
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Boeing, United Tech stockpile Russia parts

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 8:21am
Boeing and United Technologies have been amassing titanium parts from Russia in case global tensions disrupt supply of the metal.
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Geopolitics may trump Friday data

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 8:10am
Geopolitics are likely to dominate markets Friday, with traders sensitive to even small developments.
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End this tax handout: R&D incentives

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 8:00am
R&D tax credits were created to reverse a decline in R&D and boost the economy. They haven't worked. They need to end.
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Junk bond warning? No way, says BofAML

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 8:00am
Forget the "bubble" talk—Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s top high-yield strategist says that junk bonds are just fine.
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Global turmoil may keep Fed pat: Pro

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 7:52am
International market turmoil could keep the Fed on the sidelines for longer, said market pro Boris Schlossberg.
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Toddler breaches White House security

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 7:26am
The U.S. Secret Service sprang into action and apprehended a trespasser at the White House — a toddler who squeezed through a fence and ended up on the lawn.
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China: No government ban on Apple

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 7:06am
Apple products are not banned from Chinese government procurement lists, according to the country's chief procurement center.
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Hate Google reading your mail? Stop it!

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 7:00am
Everyone agrees it’s good to put a child pornographer away but they’re still outraged about Google reading their mail. Raj Mahal says: Get over it!
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Goldman, JPMorgan in Senate crosshairs

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 6:55am
U.S. Senator Carl Levin is preparing a last push to bring Wall Street's big commodity traders to heel during his final months in office.
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Pfizer hit with surge of Lipitor suits

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 6:43am
Pfizer is facing a mounting wave of lawsuits by women who allege that the company knew about possible serious side effects of its drug Lipitor.
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GM issues third recall on SUVs

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 6:29am
GM's troubles with safety recalls have surfaced in another case, this time with the company recalling a group of SUVs for a third time.
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Israel strikes Gaza as millitants resume fire

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 6:28am
Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired rockets into Israel on Friday after talks in Cairo failed to extend a 72-hour truce.
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