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How the US made its Putin problem worse

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:52pm
Officials from the Bush and Obama administrations said American officials initially overestimated their potential areas of cooperation with Putin.
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Pro-Russian militants defy pact

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 4:19pm
A day after a deal to defuse the Ukraine, pro-Russian separatists vowed not to end their occupation of public buildings.
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Keystone pipeline decision delayed

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 3:04pm
An extension for the government comment period will probably postpone a final decision until after the November elections.
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Extreme strategies to earn airline miles

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 2:00pm
As airlines make free award tickets more expensive, fliers must get creative to earn enough miles for redemption.
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Heartbleed flaw used in attack

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 1:46pm
Within 24 hours of the Heartbleed bug’s disclosure last week, an attacker used it to break into a major corporation, security experts told The New York Times.
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Why India's elections take so long

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 1:00pm
India polling will take more than five weeks to complete. That leaves many American observers wondering: Why so long?
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Comcast & TWC in talks to sell subs

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:56pm
Comcast and Time Warner Cable have entered negotiations to sell cable assets worth up $20 billion to Charter Communications in a deal aimed to allay Washington's concerns about their proposed merger.
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How IRS impersonators target tax filers

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:00pm
If you’ve filed tax returns and think everything is OK, guess again. Phone and email scams try to nab your data by impersonating the IRS.
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Stamp collectors can earn big returns

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:00am
Hobbyists frustrated with markets and able to hold investments for years are turning to tangible assets, such as stamps.
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5 ways to cut your tax bill next year

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:00am
Bruised by a harsh tax bite this year? Experts say shouldn't wait to start making the moves that will save you money next April.
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Phone thefts soar as kill-switch debate heats up

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 6:00am
About 3.1 million Americans had their phone stolen last year. That's nearly double the estimate from 2012.
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Japan, US trade talks in stalemate

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:51am
U.S.-Japan talks aimed at a trade deal seen as vital to a broader regional pact are in stalemate, Japan's economy minister said.
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Should doctors consider costs?

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:00am
Some medical groups now recommend doctors weigh the costs, not just the effectiveness of treatments, as they make decisions. The NYT reports.
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Carmakers set to battle for Chinese consumers

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:55pm
Global carmarkers will pull out all the stops at the Beijing auto show as they battle to win over Chinese buyers in the fiercely competitive market.
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This country buys the most drugs online

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:30pm
British people are the biggest consumers of drugs on the internet, according to the 2014 Global Drugs Survey.
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China new home prices rise 7.7% on year in March

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 9:35pm
New home prices in China rose 7.7 percent on year in March, slower than February's 8.7 percent rise.
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Global growth to remain muted: Deutsche Post DHL CEO

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 8:14pm
While Europe is showing signs of an economic recovery, no region is likely to see robust growth, the CEO of Deutsche Post DHL told CNBC.
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Five things you should know about Alibaba

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 7:25pm
With the IPO - the largest in tech history - just around the corner, here are five things you need to know about Alibaba.
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This is the man behind ‘Amazon of Southeast Asia’

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 7:23pm
Running a business in Southeast Asia has given Maximilian Bittner, founder and CEO of e-commerce site Lazada, several curve balls.
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Top stocks to own for next 25 years

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 6:27pm
In honor of CNBC's 25th anniversary, the "Fast Money" traders give their top stocks to own for the next 25 years.
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