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809-pound tiger shark fed to underprivileged Texans

FOX News - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 5:34pm
An 809-pound tiger shark caught in the Gulf of Mexico earlier this month has been cooked and served to more than 90 poor and homeless Texans.
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Ukraine attacks Russian incursion

CNBC - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 12:25pm
A Ukrainian military spokesman said Ukraine forces have engaged a Russian armored column on Ukrainian soil.
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Family's attorney: Ferguson police are trying to assassinate character of teen shooting victim

FOX News - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 12:18pm
The attorney for the family of an unarmed teenager fatally shot by a police officer in a St. Louis suburb says police are trying to assassinate the victim's character by saying he committed a robbery that day.
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Why this hot restaurant segment plunged

CNBC - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 12:12pm
Here is why some fast-casual restaurant stocks have nearly halved this year.
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Commodities are flashing a warning sign

CNBC - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 12:08pm
Commodities are getting crunched and the message about the economy is scary, says Ron Insana.
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Traders move to shore up defenses

CNBC - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 12:06pm
Traders jumped into a defensive posture, selling stocks and adding to bond positions after Ukraine engaged a Russian armored column.
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Motherlode Blog: How Does a 2-Year-Old Wear Glasses? (Not) Very Carefully.

The New York Times - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 12:04pm
I wasn’t happy when the pediatric ophthalmologist ordered up glasses for my toddler. But it wasn’t supposed to be about me.

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Virginia deputy mistakenly shoots teen daughter he thought was home intruder

FOX News - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 12:03pm
A sheriff's deputy in Virginia mistakenly shot his 16-year-old daughter early Tuesday morning after she snuck out and set off the home's alarm when she entered the garage, The Washington Post reported.
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Al Gore sues Al Jazeera for fraud

POLITICO - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 11:51am
He and his business partner allege fraud and material breaches in the Current Media acquisition.
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Students, faculty ask NYC judge to stop long-free Cooper Union from charging tuition

FOX News - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 11:41am
A storied New York college is facing off in court with students and faculty who want to stop it from charging undergraduate tuition for the first time in over a century.
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Plaintiff: Redskins appeal 'doomed'

POLITICO - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 11:32am
The team calls the U.S. Patent and Trademark office's decision "replete with errors of fact and law."
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Headphone co. Apple should have bought?

CNBC - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 11:30am
Did Apple buy a headphone company that is already a dinosaur? Maybe Apple should have spent its billions on this one ...
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Dig at Colonial battleground turns up trove of artifacts, mostly cattle bones, uniform buttons

FOX News - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 11:28am
An archaeological dig at a Colonial military site in the southern Adirondacks has turned up thousands of artifacts.
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Busy mom gives birth to child at Texas school where she was trying to register another son

FOX News - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 11:20am
A mother in the advanced stages of labor thought she had just enough time to stop off and register her 4-year-old son at a Houston-area school en route to the hospital.
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Police Identify Darren Wilson as Officer Who Fatally Shot Ferguson, Mo. Teenager, Linking Him to Robbery

The New York Times - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 11:15am
The authorities in Ferguson, Mo., on Friday identified the police officer who fatally shot an unarmed African-American teenager as Darren Wilson, a six-year veteran of the department.

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ABC News' Ann Compton to retire

POLITICO - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 11:04am
The veteran White House correspondent will retire next month after 41 years at ABC.
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HistorySource: Kennedy, L.B.J. and a Disputed Deer Hunt

The New York Times - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 11:00am
The outing foreshadowed the differing attitudes of Americans regarding hunting and other recreation involving firearms.

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3 heavily shorted stocks to buy: Hickey

CNBC - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 10:59am
Paul Hickey sees three "buy" opportunities among heavily shorted stocks in the S&P 1500.
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Lands' End's GQ headache not over

CNBC - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 10:58am
Lands' End said the August issue of GQ is already in the mail for customers who qualified for the "customer bonus offer."
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Motherlode Blog: Your Turn: A Weekend Thread, Open for Comments

The New York Times - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 10:55am
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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