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Time for activism at Amazon?

CNBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 2:40pm
Any underperforming company can come under attack from activists. Hedge funds ponder whether Amazon is next.
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Ruemmler drops out of attorney general race

POLITICO - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 2:31pm
There were concerns about GOP lawmakers using her confirmation to get White House information.
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Clinton: 'I love … Elizabeth'

POLITICO - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 2:30pm
She repeatedly praises the anti-big banks senator for going after "those who deserve" it.
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US needs to defend e-commerce

CNBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 2:19pm
The US needs to take a stand on the free flow of data across borders to protect e-commerce as we know it, say Reps. Lee Terry and Peter Welch.
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GoPro stock's going off a cliff: Analyst

CNBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 2:04pm
While GoPro stock has soared since its initial public offering, it's likely to head much lower, Oppenheimer analyst says.
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New York cops recovering after hatchet attack

CNN - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 2:01pm
A New York City police officer remains in critical condition at a Queens hospital Friday, one day after suffering a hatchet wound to the head.
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Here's why oil could slide further

CNBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 1:35pm
Crude oil continues to flirt with the key $80 per barrel level, signaling another possible sharp leg down in price in the coming weeks.
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How much sex counts as exercise?

CNN - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 1:34pm
When I think of the ultimate sex workout, I picture the scene from "Mr. and Mrs. Smith" where Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie throw each other around their kitchen for an hour. Unfortunately, not every sexual experience is quite that... well, high-intensity. But how many calories do we really burn in the act?
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Secret mansion buyers hide behind LLCs

CNBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 1:24pm
The wealthy are cloaking their names when buying homes, raising unsolved mysteries surrounding some high-profile properties.
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Unnamed bidder buys 6,000 Detroit homes

CNBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 1:18pm
An auction in Motor City of around 6,000 foreclosed properties found an mystery bidder who has offered $3.2 million for the buy.
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Airlines shake off travel fears

CNBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 1:13pm
Travel-related shares were mixed after N.Y. officials confirmed the state's first case of the Ebola virus, but losses were capped by upbeat earnings.
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Ron Johnson to launch e-commerce venture

CNBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:59pm
Former Apple retail chief and one-time JC Pennny CEO Ron Johnson will launch an e-commerce venture to help shoppers find products.
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iTunes music sales down almost 14%

CNBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:49pm
Sales for iTunes Store Music is down more than 13 percent, Dow Jones reports.
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Evenflo infant seat recall

CNBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:23pm
Evenflo is recalling more than 202,000 rear-facing infant seats because the buckles can become difficult to unlatch.
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DHS Ebola preparedness failings aired

CNBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:20pm
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is investigating the U.S. response to Ebola.
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Corporate America needs some gay pride

CNBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:17pm
The tides are turning in popular consensus. It’s time for Corporate America to get some gay pride, says author Steve Siebold.
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Panel’s G.O.P. Chairman Steps Up Criticism of Ebola Response

The New York Times - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:13pm
Representative Darrell Issa, during a congressional hearing, said, “Any further fumbles, bumbles or missteps can no longer be tolerated.”

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Midterm Calculus: Winning Georgia Outright Now Seems Possible for Michelle Nunn

The New York Times - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:11pm
Polls show that the Democratic Senate candidate may be able to clear the 50 percent threshold and avoid a runoff in January.
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DNA tests solve Oklahoma cold cases

CNN - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:09pm
A decades-old mystery that captivated Oklahoma has been solved after officials confirmed the identities of two groups of people -- some of them teens -- who went missing in 1969 and 1970.
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Russian relief: Ratings held steady

CNBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:09pm
Standard & Poor's affirmed its ratings on Russia Friday, providing relief to markets that had feared a downgrade.
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