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Charge your phone using a plant

CNBC - 15 hours 16 min ago
Could clean, renewable energy from the world's plants provide an innovative solution to our energy needs?
Categories: US News

More Workers Are Claiming ‘Wage Theft’

The New York Times - 15 hours 42 min ago
A flood of recent lawsuits and government enforcement actions accuse employers across the country of violating laws regulating employee pay.

Categories: US News

Finance execs split on stock 'correction'

CNBC - 15 hours 58 min ago
Lofty valuations in stocks and geopolitical tensions have left some chief financial officers wary of a sharp fall in share prices.
Categories: US News

Ferguson police begin using body cameras

FOX News - 16 hours 8 min ago
Police officers in Ferguson, Mo., which became a flashpoint for protests following the fatal shooting of a black teenager by a white police officer just over three weeks ago, have begun using body cameras.
Categories: US News

California high school drops controversial mascot, but keeps 'Arabs' nickname

FOX News - 17 hours 43 min ago
A Southern California high school has retired a controversial Arab mascot.
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Putin's American PR firm now walking a fine line

CNBC - 17 hours 57 min ago
As relations between Russia and the U.S. turn frosty, Ketchum, a division of Omnicom, finds itself walking an increasingly fine line.
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Keep the Fed in focus: O'Neill

CNBC - 18 hours 6 min ago
A big risk for global markets is one that could emerge from an improving U.S. economy and further declines in unemployment.
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GM's cars to detect distracted driving

CNBC - 18 hours 9 min ago
General Motors is preparing to launch the world's first mass-produced cars with eye- and head-tracking technology that can tell whether drivers are distracted.
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Carlyle settles to avoid trial by jury

CNBC - 18 hours 38 min ago
Carlyle has brought to an end allegations that the world's largest private equity groups conspired to fix the prices of leveraged buyouts.
Categories: US News

Decaying Guantánamo Defies Closing Plans

The New York Times - 19 hours 46 min ago
More than 12 years after the Bush administration first sent detainees to the prison in Cuba, tensions are mounting over whether President Obama can close it before leaving office.

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More workers are claiming 'wage theft'

CNBC - 20 hours 44 min ago
A record number of enforcement actions are being pursued against employers accused of "wage theft," The New York Times reports.
Categories: US News

California high school retires controversial Arab mascot

FOX News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 11:14pm
A Southern California high school has retired a controversial Arab mascot.
Categories: US News

Showboat closes after 27 years in Atlantic City

FOX News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 10:28pm
The show is over for the Showboat Casino Hotel.
Categories: US News

Judge Blocks Abortion Law in Louisiana

The New York Times - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 10:26pm
A federal judge has temporarily blocked enforcement of Louisiana’s new abortion law that requires doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges to a hospital within 30 miles of their clinics.

Categories: US News

Louisiana abortion law blocked

POLITICO - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 9:56pm
It requires admitting privileges for clinics.
Categories: US News

Postcard From Saratoga Springs: Tom Durkin, the Voice of New York Horse Racing, Retires

The New York Times - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 9:51pm
Tom Durkin, who called more than 80,000 horse races with an imaginative and captivating style, worked his final race on Sunday at Saratoga Race Course.

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Bundy son pulls children from Nevada schools after daughter barred from carrying pocket knife

FOX News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 9:44pm
A son of rancher Cliven Bundy has withdrawn his children from Clark County schools after his daughter was barred from carrying a pocket knife on school grounds.
Categories: US News

Desperately Dry California Tries to Curb Private Drilling for Water

The New York Times - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 9:10pm
Farmers have long believed that landowners controlled groundwater, but the state legislature passed new controls that establish a framework for managing water withdrawals through local agencies.

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Chinese twin PMIs confirm factory downturn

CNBC - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 9:01pm
The pace of activity in Chinese factories slowed in August, the release of a pair of official purchasing managers' indexes (PMI) on Monday confirmed.
Categories: US News

U.S. and Iran Unlikely Allies in Iraq Battle

The New York Times - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 8:59pm
The fight for Amerli appeared to mark the first time American warplanes and militias backed by Iran were working with a common purpose on the battlefield against militants from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

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