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Russian aid convoy rolling again

CNBC - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 8:47am
A Russian aid convoy destined for rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine resumed its disputed southward journey on Thursday.
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Jobless queue lengthens; prices tame

CNBC - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 8:30am
New U.S. claims for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, as July import prices fell on lower petroleum costs.
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Ben Stein: In '60s, sex was like saying 'hi'

CNN - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 8:15am
Ben Stein says the cultural shift from the beginning of the '60s to the end made your head spin -- especially if you were taking drugs, listening to the Stones and sleeping around, like he was
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Russia PM’s Twitter hacked

CNBC - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 8:04am
Activists hacked the Twitter account of the Russian Prime Minister on Thursday to announce he was resigning from government.
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Fee-based investing isn't for everyone

CNBC - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 8:00am
Broker has become a dirty word in the financial advisor business, but the fee-based model isn't always the best approach.
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Oil prices defy global turmoil

CNBC - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 7:47am
The Middle East and other oil-producing countries are hotbeds of instability. So why is oil falling instead of rising?
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Foreclosure activity up, but don't panic

CNBC - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 7:46am
U.S. foreclosure activity jumped in July for the first time in four months as lenders scheduled more properties for auction, an industry report said.
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'Sons of Guns' star Will Hayden accused of child molestation

CNN - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 7:33am
"Sons of Guns" star Will Hayden was arrested on child molestation charges, according to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office. The owner of the firearms business behind the hit Discovery Channel series was arrested and booked in East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, early Saturday.
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U.S. Yazidis tell of Iraq beheadings

POLITICO - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 6:23am
The Meskins begged family members in Iraq to flee their Yazidi village, but to no avail.
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Pain coming from Fed's 'taper' dismount

CNBC - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 6:23am
If history repeats itself, stocks will dip when the Fed exits the bond-buying business for good, data suggest.
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Missouri Gov: Ferguson 'deeply troubling'

POLITICO - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 6:10am
Jay Nixon urges law enforcement to respect the rights of the Missouri residents and the press.
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Migrations: A Leading Export of New York State: People

The New York Times - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 6:02am
A state that was once the nation's most populous is now fourth, as residents seek opportunity elsewhere.

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Euro zone growth stagnates

CNBC - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 5:59am
Euro zone economic growth was stagnant in the second quarter, missing market expectations, official data showed.
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Pols divide on Alaska oil tax vote

POLITICO - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 5:06am
Sarah Palin has been quite vocal; Mark Begich has approached the issue cautiously.
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Dems to W.H.: Immigration's your call

POLITICO - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 5:04am
The complex issue leaves the most powerful Senate Democrats in something of a bind.
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Protest in Missouri at Police Killing of Teenager Is Chronicled on Social Media

The New York Times - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 5:04am
The police dispersed demonstrators in Ferguson, Mo., by force on Wednesday night. The developments were recounted in real time on Twitter and other platforms.
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10 countries hit hard by climate change

CNBC - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 4:41am
CNBC looks at which countries may be worst hit, both environmentally and economically, by climate change.
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Red Cross to hold aid convoy talks

CNBC - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 4:17am
A senior official of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) will travel to Kiev and Moscow for talks.
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Gold demand sinks 16% year-on-year in Q2

CNBC - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 3:50am
Global gold demand saw a sharp year on year decrease as levels steady following the blow-out numbers seen in the same period last year.
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Police clash with Michael Brown shooting protesters in Ferguson, two reporters briefly detained

FOX News - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 3:00am
Police in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Mo. used tear gas and smoke bombs Wednesday to disperse protesters, some of whom threw Molotov cocktails at officers, as a fifth night of demonstrations over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer turned violent. 
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