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'Tax holiday' bill gains momentum: WSJ

CNBC - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 9:30am
The corporate "tax holiday" plan is supported by Sens. Rand Paul and Barbara Boxer, the Journal says.
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Senate approves Keystone, testing Obama

CNBC - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 9:19am
Despite a veto threat, the Senate has approved the Keystone XL Pipeline bill. The New York Times reports.
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Dozens of bats cause mayhem in Arkansas courtroom; official says 100s roost in elevator shaft

FOX News - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 9:18am
There was disorder in the court when 30 bats flew inside an Arkansas courtroom during a trial.
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Seeing double: Thursday's midday, evening Daily 4 drawings both end up with same numbers

FOX News - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 9:18am
One day's Michigan Lottery drawings had some people seeing double.
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Prosecutor: Assault case dropped against George Zimmerman; ex-girlfriend recanted her story

FOX News - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 9:16am
Authorities say they are dropping their aggravated assault case against George Zimmerman after his ex-girlfriend stopped cooperating with authorities.
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Actavis CEO: R&D over M&A

CNBC - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 9:07am
The drugmaker has engaged in $100 billion of M&A in the last year, but CEO Brent Saunders says it's committed to innovation.
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U.S. economy slows to 2.6 percent growth in fourth quarter

POLITICO - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 9:06am
A big burst in consumer spending was offset by weakness in other areas.
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Most Americans Support Government Action on Climate Change, Poll Finds

The New York Times - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 9:00am
An overwhelming majority, including nearly half of Republicans, back government steps to curb global warming, according to a poll conducted by The Times and others.






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Best Super Bowl ads

CNBC - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 9:00am
CNBC's Phil Han reports on some of this year's best commercials played during the Super Bowl.
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Sanctions on Russia are 'economic war'

CNBC - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 8:50am
As the EU extends the economic penalties against Russia, the head of one of Russia's largest banks told CNBC that sanctions were akin to "economic war."
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'Exploding Kittens' most backed Kickstarter ever

CNN - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 8:48am
Curious kittens exploding are the Internet's new potato salad meets "Reading Rainbow" with a guest appearance by Veronica Mars, meaning this card game is seriously winning the hearts of Internet users and party game lovers alike.
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Trader: Everything you need to know

CNBC - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 8:48am
Steve Grasso takes you through every key macro and stock story you need to know. And then comes to a surprising conclusion...
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Dad wants unvaccinated kids banned from school

CNN - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 8:42am
A father wants to protect his son with leukemia by banning unvaccinated children at his son's school. CNN's Dan Simon reports.
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'The Shining'-esque machete attack caught on tape

CNN - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 8:42am
An attempted murder is caught on camera, along with a confession. CNN's Brianna Keilar reports on the Idaho machete attack.
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Chevron earnings top expectations

CNBC - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 8:42am
Chevron reported fourth-quarter earnings and revenue that beat analysts' expectations on Friday.
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Sad twist in dog euthanasia case

CNN - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 8:41am
Bela, the German shepherd who escaped death one month ago, was euthanized Sunday after vets found fast-spreading cancer in the dog's lungs. KSTU has the details.
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Bullet can change direction mid-air

CNN - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 8:40am
The US Military is developing a "smart bullet." CNN's Thom Patterson explains this groundbreaking project, code-named EXACTO.
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Motherlode Blog: Your Turn: A Weekend Thread, Open for Comments

The New York Times - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 8:36am
Welcome to Motherlode’s weekly open thread. Do you have thoughts about the news this week, and how it affects families? A question to ask? A rant to share? This is your place. Go.






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US growth cools in fourth quarter

CNBC - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 8:35am
Economic growth slowed in the fourth quarter as weak business spending and a wider deficit offset the fastest pace of consumer spending since 2006.
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Photo leads to felony charge for winning jockey

CNN - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 8:34am
After a questionable race photo surfaced, veteran jockey Roman Eric Chapa was accused of cheating and has been charged with unlawful influence on racing.
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