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Facebook's losing teens again: Study

CNBC - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 11:04am
Fewer teenagers are using Facebook, according to a new report. Here's where they're going.
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US stocks edge higher as the market comes off a huge two-day rally; CarMax climbs, Nike falls

FOX News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 11:03am
U.S. stocks are edging higher in midday trading as the market comes off a massive two-day rally.
Categories: US News

First Draft: State of the Union Address Is Set for Jan. 20

The New York Times - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 11:02am
Speaker John A. Boehner has invited President Obama to address the country on Jan. 20 and give a State of the Union speech before a joint session of the new Republican-controlled Congress.






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‘Putin’s banker’ loses $2 bln fight

CNBC - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 11:01am
The man once known as Putin's banker lost his challenge to overturn a UK court order freezing his assets up to $2 billion. FT reports.
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Target's data breach case heats up

CNBC - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 10:57am
Target's data breach case escalated after U.S. District Judge ruled that consumers can sue Target over data breach.
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Why Russia could have a ripple effect

CNBC - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 10:56am
Some say the crisis in Russia won't ripple into Europe and the U.S. — we're not buying it, says portfolio manager Hugh Johnson.
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Lawyers cash in with prosecutor help

CNBC - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 10:54am
The partnership is part of an industry pairing plaintiffs' lawyers with state attorneys general to sue companies. The NYT reports.
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Tesla opens 1st battery swap station

CNBC - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 10:53am
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports Tesla has announced its first battery swap station is up and running in California.
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Late shoppers can't save retail

CNBC - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 10:38am
Last-minute retail shoppers outspend the rest of us at Christmas, but that can't save our stocks.
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5-year-old boy found dead in upstate New York wasn't abducted, police say

FOX News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 10:36am
A caretaker's initial report that a 5-year-old boy was abducted from an Albany-area home before being found dead nearby hours later was false, New York police said Friday.
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Investigation into Bergdahl disappearance wraps up; Top leaders get briefings on report

FOX News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 10:34am
U.S. officials have finished an investigation into how and why Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl (boh BURG'-dahl) disappeared from his base in Afghanistan.
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Treasury ends auto recovery program

CNBC - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 10:29am
The U.S. Treasury is winding down its auto industry recovery program by selling the last of its stake in Ally Financial.
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The $5.5 million bet on McDonald’s

CNBC - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 10:19am
One trader got in on the Golden Arches, in the single biggest options trade of the day.
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Fiorina: Presidential candidate?

CNBC - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 10:03am
Carly Fiorina, who led HP until 2005, is hiring for an "imminent" presidential run, according to National Journal.
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Cuba Thaw Lets Rest of Latin America Warm to Washington

The New York Times - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 10:02am
Leaders who have consistently lambasted the United States and President Obama abruptly changed course, praising the policy shift on Cuba.






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Kocherlakota: Fed's 'unacceptable' risks

CNBC - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 10:00am
In a stinging rebuke, the Minneapolis Fed president said the Fed should make clear it was willing to do QE again.
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Reviewing star-studded charity

CNBC - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 10:00am
Many celebrities have charities tied to their fame and bankability. Does it work? Here's a brief history of star giving.
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Unemployment rates fell in 41 US states; California, Texas post big job gains

FOX News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 9:46am
Unemployment rates fell in 41 U.S. states in November and were unchanged in six more, reflecting healthy job gains across the country.
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Appeals court finds Texas 'stand your ground' conviction result of unfair trial

FOX News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 9:32am
A Texas appeals court says a 49-year-old man who was convicted of murder after jurors rejected his "stand your ground" self-defense claim didn't get a fair trial and deserves a new one.
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Homeowners get equity bonus

CNBC - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 9:30am
Home price gains slowed in 2014, but were still enough to give homeowners $1.7 trillion in additional home equity.
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