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North Korea may get pushier next year

CNBC - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 1:42am
Claims that North Korea has engaged in recent cyber-attacks could see the rogue nation ramp up military aggression next year, Nomura said.
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Elder Former President Bush Is Hospitalized

The New York Times - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 1:17am
Former President George H.W. Bush, 90, experienced shortness of breath and would be held overnight as a precaution, a spokesman said.

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2015: The year of ‘retro-tech’?

CNBC - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 11:41pm
Dig out your flip phones, dust off your vinyls and plug in your desktop computers because retro-tech is en vogue.
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Korea prosecutors indict Uber unit: report

CNBC - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 11:31pm
South Korean prosecutors indicted Uber's local unit for violating a law governing public transport, Yonhap reported.
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DealBook: F.B.I. Searches Doral Financial’s Offices in Puerto Rico

The New York Times - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 10:35pm
The offices of Doral Financial in San Juan, Puerto Rico, were raided as part of an investigation into the struggling bank.

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Still in the hospital, George H.W. Bush improving

POLITICO - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 10:32pm
"President Bush had another terrific day and is in great spirits."
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Former President George H.W. Bush taken to hospital

CNBC - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 10:11pm
Former President George H.W. Bush, age 90, was taken to a hospital after experiencing shortness of breath, his office said in a statement.
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Warren blasts FDA proposal on gay sex

POLITICO - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 10:06pm
She tweets the FDA must "have courage to set policies based on science."
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Sports of The Times: Transcript of Winston Hearing Reveals Accuser’s Words, and Florida State’s Complicity

The New York Times - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 9:49pm
Jameis Winston was cleared of violating the student code of conduct, but the woman who accused him of raping her spoke powerfully at the university hearing.

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Big data's big stumbling block

CNBC - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 9:26pm
The world is in dire need of data science professionals as experts ring alarm bells over the shortage of talent in a field that has become crucial to global business.
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News Analysis: Countering Cyberattacks Without a Playbook

The New York Times - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 9:25pm
Because there are no international treaties or norms about how to use digital weapons, there are no rules about how to fight conflicts like the one spawned by the digital attack on Sony Pictures.

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Immigration lawsuit thrown out

POLITICO - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 9:22pm
The suit was brought by Sheriff Joe Arpaio and backed by Larry Klayman.
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DealBook: Inquiry Into Foreign Bribes at Biomet Hangs Over $13 Billion Merger

The New York Times - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 9:22pm
An agreement to sell Biomet, a medical device maker, to Zimmer Holdings for $13.35 billion may be complicated by reports that Biomet helped bribe officials in Mexico and Brazil.
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Hearing starts in slaying of French street artist Bilal Berreni at abandoned Detroit projects

FOX News - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 9:06pm
A hearing has begun to decide whether three people should stand trial for murder in the shooting of a 23-year-old French street artist during a robbery outside an abandoned Detroit housing project.
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Oldest verified man in US, C. Conrad Johnson, dies at 110 in Illinois

FOX News - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 9:05pm
A northern Illinois resident recognized as the oldest man in the U.S. has died at 110.
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Firing of V.A. Clinic Chief Is Upheld Over Gifts, Not Wait Lists

The New York Times - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 9:03pm
An administrative judge has upheld the dismissal of Sharon Helman, the Phoenix director, finding misconduct to support her ouster but saying the department did not prove that she was responsible for delays in care.

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Sony, in About-Face, Will Screen ‘The Interview’ in a Small Run

The New York Times - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 8:57pm
Sony also left open the door to video-on-demand availability of the movie, either simultaneously with its debut in theaters, or nearly so.

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Terrifying California road rage incident captured on cellphone camera

FOX News - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 8:54pm
A Northern California woman made her first court appearance Tuesday after a road rage incident was captured in a dramatic cellphone video that showed a vehicle forcing a car off a mountain highway.
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Four Die as Severe Storms Cross Mississippi

The New York Times - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 8:39pm
Situations were dire in several areas of the state as injuries, road closures, power failures and damage to homes were reported on Tuesday.

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Protesters return to New York

CNN - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 8:31pm
A protest against racism and police violence packed sidewalks in New York on Tuesday, despite calls from the city's mayor for a pause in demonstrations.
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