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Poll: 2 of 3 Americans think the threat posed by Islamic State is very important

FOX News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 4:46pm
Sixty-five percent of Americans now say the threat from the Islamic State group is very or even extremely important, and nearly half think the U.S. military response in Iraq and Syria has not gone far enough, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll.
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First Draft: Pennsylvania Governor Turns to Fear Factor in Final Push

The New York Times - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 4:34pm
Gov. Tom Corbett of Pennsylvania may be down in most polls by double-digits to his Democratic rival, Tom Wolf, but he can still make a scary ad.

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Saving for retirement just got easier

CNBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 4:33pm
The government, and many employers, are making it easier for you to save for retirement. Here's how.
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First Draft: From the Upshot: Senate Model Update

The New York Times - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 4:30pm
Recent polling shows Democrat Gary Peters continuing to consolidate his standing in Michigan, while new polls in Georgia suggest that David Perdue’s lead over Michelle Nunn has evaporated.

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Annuities for retirement: Good or bad?

CNBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 4:13pm
The Treasury Department issued new guidelines designed to expand the use of annuities inside 401(k) plans. Should you invest in them?
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Former CNBC reporter Terry Keenan dies at 53

CNBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 4:12pm
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen reports a former CNBC colleague Terry Keenan has died. Keenan worked for CNBC between 1995 and 1998 as a reporter and anchor.
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Amnesty International Report Faults the Police in Ferguson, Mo.

The New York Times - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 4:09pm
The human rights group said the police violated the rights of protesters and should re-examine their practices, standards and training.

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SUVs post big sales as gas prices fall

CNBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 3:39pm
Sales and profits from large SUVs are boosting companies such as General Motors and Ford.
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Canada’s former deputy PM talks terror

CNBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 3:31pm
In the wake of a deadly attack this week in Canada, traders have been forced to reconcile the potential of increased terrorism.
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Students took fake 'paper classes'

CNN - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 2:58pm
For 18 years, thousands of students at the University of North Carolina took fake "paper classes," and advisers funneled athletes into the program to keep them eligible, an independent report finds.
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This CEO is Havard Biz Review's favorite

CNBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 2:53pm
His company just suffered a setback, but this CEO is still tops with the Harvard Business Review.
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Two dead in Wash. HS shooting

CNBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 2:43pm
A high school shooting in Marysville, Washington left at least two dead with multiple reports of other injuries.
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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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