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Retail's battle against consumer 'funk'

CNBC - 11 hours 26 min ago
Retailers have been trying to get a fresh read on the consumer and can't afford to sit back and wait for the tide to turn.
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Dem. senator says he'll block arms sales to Iraq unless Congress gets report on Iraqi forces

FOX News - 11 hours 44 min ago
An influential Democratic senator threatened Thursday to block U.S. arms sales to Iraq if Congress doesn't get an assessment of Iraqi forces and assurances the weapons won't fall into the hands of extremist militants.
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Man tested for Ebola in Lagos

CNBC - 11 hours 45 min ago
A Liberian man is being tested for the deadly Ebola virus in Nigeria's commercial capital of Lagos.
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Barclays files to dismiss lawsuit

CNBC - 11 hours 48 min ago
Barclays filed a motion to throw out a lawsuit that alleged the bank lied to clients over its high-speed trading venue.
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Kwan leaps into R.I. gov race

POLITICO - 11 hours 50 min ago
Michelle Kwan jumps into race on behalf of her husband, Democrat Clay Pell, who faces a tough primary.
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RadioShack CEO to American Apparel board

CNBC - 11 hours 50 min ago
The new board will have the task of determining if ousted founder Dov Charney will return in some capacity to American Apparel.
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'Mediocre' US economy's missing link

CNBC - 11 hours 51 min ago
If this turning point comes, the U.S. may soon see the fortunes of middle- and lower-class workers rising.
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Tax Policy: Paul Ryan’s Proposal Hints at Change in Tone on Poverty

The New York Times - 11 hours 55 min ago
His new plan would expand the Earned Income Tax Credit to a larger group of people, essentially making a low-wage job more attractive.

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Conservatives Write an Assertive New Script to Fight Abortion

The New York Times - 11 hours 57 min ago
Social conservatives are moving to put abortion at the center of the midterm elections, despite warnings from other Republicans to tread lightly on social issues.

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SodaStream may go private: Report

CNBC - 11 hours 57 min ago
SodaStream is mulling a deal to go private, Bloomberg reported, citing sources familiar with the issue.
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Marine who said he was kidnapped in Iraq being investigated on desertion, other charges

FOX News - 12 hours 3 min ago
Marine Corps officers have launched a formal investigation into whether a Lebanese-American Marine deserted his unit in Iraq or months later after returning to the United States, a military spokesman said Thursday.
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Morgan Stanley to settle with SEC

CNBC - 12 hours 5 min ago
The SEC said it had charged Morgan Stanley with misleading investors about mortgage-backed securities it issued before the financial crisis.
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Clinton to 'work on' press relations

POLITICO - 12 hours 6 min ago
Her comments follow criticism from former New York Times editor Jill Abramson.
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2 people in custody after wild car-theft, hijacking spree west of Denver; no injuries reported

FOX News - 12 hours 10 min ago
What began as a traffic stop quickly devolved into a midday crime spree, during which a man wielding a rifle in one hand and a handgun in the other waved them wildly at cars driving down a highway, burst through a closed garage door in a stolen SUV and attempted to steal a state dump truck, all as a news helicopter watched from above.
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Stay out of money-market funds!

CNBC - 12 hours 13 min ago
After the SEC passed new rules, this financial advisor's advice is: Stay out of money-market funds!
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BofA to pay $16M on sanctions violations

CNBC - 12 hours 14 min ago
BofA has agreed to pay $16.6 M to resolve allegations that it processed drug trafficker monies subject to sanctions.
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Philly mom, daughter die after food truck blast

FOX News - 12 hours 17 min ago
A mother and teenage daughter have died of injuries they suffered in a fiery explosion inside their food truck earlier this month, authorities said Thursday.
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10 long-time loser stocks roaring back

CNBC - 12 hours 19 min ago
Investors are starting to score from some S&P 500 stocks springing back from a long period of suffering. USA Today reports.
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Facebook shares hit records on earnings

CNBC - 12 hours 20 min ago
Shares of Facebook hit a record high after a surge in mobile advertising revenue helped the company trounce estimates.
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Ryan: Flexibility for accountability

POLITICO - 12 hours 21 min ago
He announces a new budget proposal to streamline anti-poverty programs into one state-run program.
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