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Ron Klain to depart Ebola post

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 9:37am
Ron Klain, the U.S.'s first Ebola czar, is set to depart his post early next year and return to the private sector.
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Putin fights West, Turkey wins

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 9:00am
Vladimir Putin is trying to make the best of a tough geopolitical situation, and one NATO member is seeing big benefits.
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Why the dollar is still king

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 6:02am
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Yemen rescue mission: What went wrong?

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 4:09am
It could have been something as simple as a barking dog that alerted the al Qaeda guards as U.S. special operations forces approached the compound.
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Pyongyang sympathizers behind Sony hack

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 1:51am
Claims that North Korea is to blame for the crippling cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment are "wild rumors", state media said on Sunday.
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Giant truffle sells for $61,250

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 12:47am
A record-setting 4.16-pound white truffle was sold for $61,250 at a New York City auction Saturday to a food and wine lover from Taiwan.
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Ukraine ceasefire may take hold soon

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 11:30pm
French President Hollande said after an impromptu visit to Russia for crisis talks on Saturday that a ceasefire could take hold in Ukraine soon.
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Doc: Obama has acid reflux

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 5:16pm
President Obama is suffering from acid reflux, according to his physician.
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Perfect storm turns US milk to gold

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 5:00pm
U.S. farmers are benefiting from a "perfect storm" that has turned milk into big business.
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You can't buy 007's new ride

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 3:19pm
Just in time for his new movie, James Bond is getting a new set of wheels.
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New retirement reality tests savers

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 3:00pm
Longer lives and economic pressures mean workers must rethink retirement plans, says research firm BrightScope.
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Board queried UTX CEO priorities

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 2:41pm
The abrupt retirement of United Technologies' CEO was in part due to growing concerns over his private interests, The Wall Street Journal reported.
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The rise of 'mampering'

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 1:00pm
Business in the 'mampering' sector is booming, as men snap up beauty staples like eye creams, exfoliation and facial moisturizers.
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Liability risk for Airbnb?

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 11:35am
Airbnb is offering 'free' liability coverage to cover its U.S. listings, but The New York Times reports that may not be exactly the case.
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Latest weapon against crime? Robots

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 11:00am
Robots that see, feel, hear and smell are being deployed to prevent crimes at places like corporate campuses and malls.
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CBS, Dish ink new deal after spat

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 9:29am
CBS and Dish Network hammered out a new distribution deal after a blackout in key markets late Friday.
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Former bond trader's 'Human' touch

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 9:00am
Meet a former bond trader who took a passion for photography and made it into one of social media's biggest hits.
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Morgan Stanley to pay out bonuses quicker

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 2:34am
Morgan Stanley said on Friday it will pay more of its bonuses to employees upfront and defer less, because the bank is on a better financial footing.
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China arrests former security chief

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 2:10am
Chinese authorities have arrested former domestic security chief Zhou Yongkang for crimes ranging from accepting bribes to leaking state secrets.
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Merck in talks to acquire Cubist: Sources

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 11:51pm
Drug giant Merck is in talks to acquire antibiotics maker Cubist for about $102 a share in cash, according to people familiar with the matter.
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