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Seattle vs. Boston in housing

CNBC - 16 hours 19 min ago
The real competition worth watching is in housing. Seattle and Boston are two of the hottest housing markets. You decide which wins.
Categories: US News

Burger bull beats market by double

CNBC - 16 hours 19 min ago
CNBC.com took a market-cap weighted basket of burger stocks and found the index had double the returns of the S&P 500.
Categories: US News

Yellen tells Dems economy looks good

CNBC - 16 hours 20 min ago
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen offered an upbeat assessment on the U.S. economy in a meeting with Senate Democrats, according to media reports.
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Suge Knight, Music Executive, Is Questioned by Police in Hit-and-Run

The New York Times - 16 hours 26 min ago
The police in the Los Angeles area had been searching Thursday for the hip-hop executive Marion Knight, known as Suge, who was believed to have been involved in a fatal hit-and-run.

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Russia central bank cuts rates—1 month after hike

CNBC - 16 hours 31 min ago
Russia's central bank cut its key interest rate to 15 percent, just one month after a surprise hike, amid calls for a cut to stimulate growth.
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Is Amazon warming up to Wall Street?

CNBC - 16 hours 38 min ago
After years of giving investors the cold shoulder, Amazon.com is starting to warm up to Wall Street.
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Qatari palace plans crumble

CNBC - 16 hours 44 min ago
The Qatari royal family's application to create a $302 million palace in London has been rejected by Westminster's planning office.
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Euro zone slides deeper into deflation

CNBC - 17 hours 4 min ago
The euro zone slid further into deflation in January, ahead of the launch of the European Central Bank's full-blown bond-buying program.
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Obama Unveils Research Initiative to Develop Tailored Medical Treatments

The New York Times - 17 hours 19 min ago
Plans include collecting genetic data on one million Americans so that scientists can suit drugs and treatments to patients’ specific traits, officials said.

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Warren backers fund poll stoking Clinton doubts

POLITICO - 17 hours 37 min ago
Warren donors pay for a poll intended to show that Clinton does not excite the base.
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Obama veers left

POLITICO - 17 hours 49 min ago
It's a progressive's dream version of Obama, untethered from earlier centrist leanings and flirtations with "grand bargains."
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FBI adds alleged al-Shabab recruiter from Virginia to most-wanted terrorist list

FOX News - 20 hours 18 min ago
The FBI on Thursday added a former taxi driver from northern Virginia to its list of most-wanted terrorists, saying he was a recruiter for the al-Shabab terror group in Somalia.
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Father, son bag charging 700-pound boar in North Carolina

FOX News - 23 hours 19 min ago
It's the most pork south of Washington D.C.
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Martha A. Derthick, Public Policy Decoder, Dies at 81

The New York Times - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 11:48pm
Dr. Derthick’s work on Social Security, federalism, deregulation and welfare was said to vividly bring life to impenetrable subjects.

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Biden urges support for Central America aid package

POLITICO - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 11:22pm
The $1 billion economic aid package is planned for three Central American countries.
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National Briefing | Northwest: Idaho: House Committee Halts Bill Banning Discrimination Against Gays

The New York Times - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 11:03pm
Idaho lawmakers voted Thursday to halt a bill that would create protections for gay and lesbian people, siding with the concerns of religious freedom supporters.

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National Briefing | Mid-Atlantic: Pennsylvania: Man Accused of Killing a State Trooper Pleads Not Guilty

The New York Times - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 10:50pm
Eric Frein, 31, was charged with first-degree murder, terrorism and other offenses in the Sept. 12 ambush that killed Cpl. Bryon Dickson and severely wounded Trooper Alex Douglass.

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Obama to House Dems: Don't read Huffington Post

POLITICO - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 10:39pm
The president tells House Democrats not to read the site for information on trade issues.
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Jury hears opening statements in murder trial

CNN - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 10:16pm
Jurors in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez are scheduled to hear attorneys' opening statements Thursday on whether the one-time NFL star worth $40 million killed a semipro football player.
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White House Memo: What to Wear? First Ladies Are Steeped in Protocol

The New York Times - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 10:05pm
Photographs of Michelle Obama without a head scarf led to headlines and Internet chatter about whether she had broken with tradition.

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