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Motherlode Blog: The Giving Tree: ‘Take What You Want, Leave What You Can’

The New York Times - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 6:35am
Stocking the branches of the Giving Tree with candy, gloves and small gifts kept us busy, and grateful, all season long.
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Behind Black Friday's giant TV deals

CNBC - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 6:29am
You might need two carts to walk away with what may be this year's biggest Black Friday bargain: a 65-inch Vizio TV at Walmart for $648.
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Uber nearing a $40B valuation: Report

CNBC - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 6:22am
Bloomberg News said Uber would raise at least $1 billion in the new round from a variety of top-shelf investment firms.
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Is ECB QE on investors' Xmas gift lists?

CNBC - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 6:17am
Several market-watchers have placed bets on whether Mario Draghi, president of the ECB, will announce more stimulus next week and push stocks higher.
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First Draft: A Ferguson Protest, in the Shadow of the Capitol’s Dome

The New York Times - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 6:00am
The Ferguson protests come to Washington.






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News: Updates: Aftermath of the Grand Jury’s Decision

The New York Times - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 5:56am
Following the events the day and evening after the release of the grand jury decision in the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson. Mo.






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Obamacare, coming to a mall near you

POLITICO - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 5:46am
The government hopes health care is on Americans' Black Friday shopping lists.
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Second life on social media

POLITICO - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 5:43am
Opposition researchers dissect Cosby's fall.
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Is the tea party ready to chill out?

POLITICO - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 5:42am
Leaders say activists need to be pickier about challenging GOP incumbents.
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Two FBI agents shot near Ferguson

CNBC - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 5:15am
Two FBI agents were shot at a barricaded home just miles from the protest-wracked St. Louis suburb of Ferguson early Wednesday, police said.
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A new cooking app that's like a GPS

CNBC - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 5:00am
SideChef, an app designed for amateur cooks, helps teach step-by-step recipe basics to would-be chefs.
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New cooking app more like kitchen GPS

CNBC - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 5:00am
SideChef is a new app that talks you through each step of a recipe, using audio commands and pictures.Short tutorials are available in case the user doesn't know how to mince garlic or toss a salad. CNBC's Jane Wells gives it a try.
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Retailers' Black Friday openings

CNBC - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 5:00am
Still figuring out your Black Friday battle plan? This road map of store openings can help.
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Could a form of sugar treat deadly disease?

CNN - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 4:39am
Big wooden planters full of ripe tomatoes. Homemade pickles. Over good wine and grilled steak at the home of Chris and Hugh Hempel, in the hills around Reno, Nevada, the conversation turns to biomedical research and genetics.
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Mike Rowe: coffee pro

CNN - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 4:38am
Mike is introduced to coffee cupping, a taste evaluation based on the bean's region, country, farm and crop. See 12/3 9p
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'Sad' Christmas tree will stay put

CNN - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 4:37am
The 50-foot Christmas tree decorating downtown Reading, Pennsylvania, was supposed to spread holiday cheer, but instead it made some residents unhappy.
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Two Minnesota men charged accused of supporting ISIS

CNN - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 4:29am
Two Minnesota men face criminal charges in connection with terrorist activities by the Syrian group ISIL, according to a federal criminal complaint filed in Minneapolis.
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Saudis to push OPEC output cut: survey

CNBC - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 4:12am
Saudi Arabia will push other OPEC members to cut production by up to 1.5 million barrels a day, experts tell CNBC.
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Back for more: Will Pfizer top its AstraZeneca bid?

CNBC - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 3:34am
Pfizer’s $110 billion bid for AstraZeneca was one of the biggest business stories of 2014 – so could a new bid be one of the biggest stories in 2015?
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Mixed Motives Seen in Prosecutor’s Decision to Release Ferguson Grand Jury Materials

The New York Times - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 2:32am
Some legal scholars charged that what looked like transparency and neutrality cloaked the county prosecutor’s real goal — to ensure that no indictment of the police officer occurred.






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