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The Great Stagnation: You Can’t Feed a Family With G.D.P.

The New York Times - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 2:44pm
The census numbers on what American families made last year are as mediocre as they are predictable.






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Cantwell: Bill to hit NFL on taxes

POLITICO - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 2:36pm
"It is about right and wrong," she says.
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Lack of facts on Scotland vote: Tycoon

CNBC - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 2:36pm
Sir Thomas Hunter said there are still facts missing from both sides of the Scotland independence debate.
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See rare deep-sea creature

CNN - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 2:35pm
Researchers captured deep-sea high-definition footage of what is believed to be a siphonophore.
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House Expected to Vote on Training Syrian Rebels to Fight ISIS

The New York Times - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 2:22pm
Republicans will insist on a careful accounting of how the plan fits into a larger strategy to defeat the militant group.
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Bill Targets Pro Sports Leagues’ Tax-Exempt Status

The New York Times - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 2:02pm
Senator Cory Booker, Democrat of New Jersey, has introduced the bill, which would disallow leagues, most notably the N.F.L., from claiming status as tax-exempt nonprofits.
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It's hard to call the end of a drought

CNBC - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 1:58pm
Unlike a hurricane, tornado or snowstorm, the ends and beginning of droughts are very hard to predict.
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Fed's muddy message causing market mess

CNBC - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 1:56pm
Perhaps this is what happens when a central bank becomes too transparent...
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Medal of Honor Awarded to 2 Vietnam-Era Soldiers

The New York Times - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 1:53pm
President Obama honored Specialist Donald P. Sloat and Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins for their acts of valor nearly 50 years ago.






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Obama's coalition challenges

POLITICO - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 1:52pm
John Kerry is trying to build a coalition against ISIL much as George H.W. Bush built one in 1990.
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General open to U.S. ground troops to fight ISIS

CNN - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 1:46pm
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, warn Congress about the looming threat ISIS poses.
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BofA loses $6B in consumer fee cuts

CNBC - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 1:39pm
Bank of America gave up billions in annual revenue by phasing out certain fees and risky banking products.
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Travel honchos seek clout for wage fight

CNBC - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 1:37pm
The travel industry has taken a dive into the debate of whether new jobs created since the recession are worse than the old jobs.
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Tim Cook: U.S. Gov is wrong on privacy

CNBC - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 1:36pm
Apple CEO Tim Cook discussed the U.S. government's mishandling of privacy issues. Re/Code reports.
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Police: Seattle man's hatred of U.S. foreign policy motivated killings

CNN - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 1:34pm
Ali Muhammad Brown was focused on one thing, authorities say.
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Retailers can't afford to ignore Latinos

CNBC - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 1:33pm
The Latino population, experts predict, will see their buying power grow to $1.5 trillion by next year.
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Our Bad Media vs. Fareed Zakaria

POLITICO - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 1:32pm
The plagiarism watchdogs continue their campaign against the CNN host.
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No Facebook IPO for Alibaba

CNBC - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 1:26pm
Alibaba is unlikely to repeat Facebook's missteps, but its valuation doesn't look cheap.
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More 9.0 megaquakes are coming

CNBC - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 1:15pm
Researchers say that most of the Pacific's earthquake zones are capable of generating shocks at least as strong as magnitude 9, NBC News reports.
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Govt probing early PPI release

CNBC - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 1:09pm
The U.S. Department of Labor is investigating a technical glitch that allowed the partial early release of PPI data, Bloomberg reported.
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