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The biggest tech flubs of 2014

CNBC - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 9:00am
From executive gaffes to failed devices, there was plenty to talk about in tech in 2014.
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US stocks open slightly higher in quiet, post-holiday trading; Asian markets gain

FOX News - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 8:46am
U.S. stocks are opening slightly higher in relatively quiet trading the day after Christmas.
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The bureaucracy just grew by 1,000

CNBC - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 8:41am
Obama's immigration order means $8 million in new lease payments and $40 million in salaries. The NYT reports.
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Natgas prices break below $3

CNBC - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 8:40am
The price of natural gas dipped below $3 on Friday, with a warm December and plentiful supplies behind the decline.
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Overtime bonanza: $300k for cops?

CNBC - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 8:36am
Some 13 Port Authority cops could end up earning around $300,000 or more each this year, the Bergen Record reported.
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Baby Jesus stolen from nativity scene at Washington state capitol

FOX News - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 8:32am
A Washington state man who created a nativity scene to display near the state Capitol in Olympia this week can’t understand why someone stole the baby Jesus figure.
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McDonald's resolves fry shortage

CNBC - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 8:25am
Big fries are going back on the menu in Japan.
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Motherlode Blog: Charities That Inspire Kids: St. Baldrick’s

The New York Times - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 8:23am
The St. Baldrick’s Foundation inspired two young people to give their passion, and to write in about it.

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Returning presents? Here's how...

CNBC - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 8:06am
The National Retail Federation provided four tips for a smooth returning of holiday presents, USA Today reports.
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Ruble slides 4%, ending rally

CNBC - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 8:05am
The ruble ended a five-day rally and starting sliding again after a top Russian official said the currency had stabilized.
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Road rage episode caught on camera

CNN - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 7:33am
Two women kept a camera rolling during a wild confrontation on a California road. KXTV has more.
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Hackers deliver gamers Winter blues

CNBC - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 7:19am
Lizard Squad, a hacker group, claimed responsibility for Thursday's connection problems to the PS and XBox networks.
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U.S. Army's biggest battle

CNN - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 6:59am
The U.S. Army calls World War II's Battle of the Bulge, a six-week campaign in the Ardennes Forest of Belgium that began on December 16, 1944, "arguably the greatest battle in American military history."
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S&P nears deal on mortgage ratings

CNBC - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 6:52am
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services is nearing a settlement with regulators over how the company graded real-estate bonds.
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The week in 22 photos

CNN - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 6:51am
CNN presents the week in photos.
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No joy for PlayStation, Xbox users after hack

CNN - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 6:32am
Bummer. Sony's PlayStation networks were still down; Xbox is still kind of limited, their service websites said early Friday.
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State with highest minimum wage is...

CNBC - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 5:52am
Washington state's minimum wage will rise to the highest in the nation on Jan. 1.
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Rock stars amp up in digital music copyright war

POLITICO - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 5:39am
Platforms like Spotify and Pandora are listening in as Congress weighs reform.
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GOP learns lessons from Brownback's tax scare

POLITICO - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 5:38am
Republicans once idolized the tax-cutting star; now they look askance at him.
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Race and the race

POLITICO - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 5:37am
The GOP's 2016 slate may be its most diverse ever.
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