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A Bipartisan Push to Limit Lobbyists’ Sway Over Attorneys General

The New York Times - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 11:40am
An effort is emerging to try to prevent lawyers and lobbyists from shutting down investigations or enlisting attorneys general as partners in litigation.






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Several arrests made regarding threats against cops: NYPD

FOX News - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 11:28am
A total of seven men have been arrested in New York City for making threats to officers, in the week since two NYPD cops were shot execution style.

 

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What we did on Amazon for Christmas

CNBC - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 11:20am
The day after Christmas, statistics from Amazon on its customers' holiday purchases reveal how much we procrastinate.
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Market to dip after Santa Rally: Pro

CNBC - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 11:05am
Investors should prepare for a pullback in January, Allianz' Kristina Hooper says.
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EPA criticized for coal ash decision

CNBC - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 11:02am
Environmentalists say the EPA should have imposed stricter regulations on coal ash. The Fiscal Times reports.
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US stocks move slightly higher in quiet, post-holiday trading; Asian markets gain

FOX News - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 11:00am
U.S. stocks are edging higher in relatively quiet trading the day after Christmas.
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Time for Dick Costolo to go: Biz prof

CNBC - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 10:51am
The Twitter executive is not in the same class as other social media CEOs and does not understand product development, Bill George said.
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Polls: Obama ending the year with improving approval ratings

POLITICO - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 10:47am
Obama is ending the year, and his sixth year in office, on a high note.
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'Interview' keeps Austin weird

CNN - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 10:45am
Historian Douglas Brinkley says a showing of Sony's film in Austin helped keep the city weird -- and spotlighted the heroes who stood up for free expression
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Bridgewater launches new strategy

CNBC - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 10:33am
Hedge fund behemoth Bridgewater Associates is poised to grow even larger.
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Political Calculus: Perfect Midterm Predictions: Two Winners of the Upshot Cup

The New York Times - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 10:27am
A computer programmer and a statistics lecturer picked winners in all 36 Senate races with 100 percent confidence the day before Election Day.






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Caramel apples linked to fatal listeria outbreak

CNN - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 10:25am
A sweet treat has turned potentially deadly for dozens of people in multiple states.
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Baby Jesus replaced with pig's head in Massachusetts Nativity scene

FOX News - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 10:22am
Police in Haverhill, Massachusetts are trying to find who’s responsible for stealing the baby Jesus from a nativity scene outside a local church, and replacing it with a real pig’s head.
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Driver arrested after $200K heist

CNBC - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 10:12am
Two people suspected in an armored vehicle heist in Texas have been arrested in Colorado.
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Retailers' $3.8 billion loss: Study

CNBC - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 10:10am
Retailers are bracing for the surge of returns and the fraud that will eat away at their profits. NBC News reports.
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MBA program unites tech, biz worlds

CNBC - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 10:05am
The Cornell Tech MBA program in New York works to provide its students with both tech and business skills.
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Revel casino bidder wants discount

CNBC - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 10:02am
Another Atlantic City casino is in financial turmoil—the winning bid for Revel Casino backed out and the next-best wants a discount.
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Despite modern bustle, small Illinois town clings to 316 penny parking meters

FOX News - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 10:00am
For those who want to step back in time this holiday season without sitting through "It's a Wonderful Life," there's an Illinois town where at least one experience is the same: Parking.
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These are the winners of the S&P rally

CNBC - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 9:58am
Three sectors have managed gains of more than 20 percent in 2014, while two others are lagging badly.
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Here's the real job killer

CNBC - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 9:49am
Underneath the euphoria of an improving job market, there's one nagging statistic and it reveals the real job killer, says Peter J. Tanous.
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