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Dow Surges 200-Plus Points on Earnings Optimism

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:19pm
Benchmark index is back in positive territory for the year.
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Ottawa Shooter's Mom: 'He Did Not Fit In'

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:14pm
Susan Bibeau, the mother of Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the man identified as the Ottawa gunman, said she is crying for the victims of the shooting.






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Who's Buying the Oil That Makes ISIS Millions?

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:13pm
Estimates of how much ISIS makes selling oil have varied widely, but it is believed to be at least $1 million a day.
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Meet Moana, Disney's First Polynesian Star

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 11:05am
On the heels of "Frozen" frenzy, Disney announces its newest and first Pacific Islander animated star -- a Polynesian princess named Moana.
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History Lesson: Midterms Aren't Kind to the White House

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 10:45am
But that's not to dismiss the political problems surrounding Obama and his party heading into next month’s contests.






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See Kevin Vickers, Gun in Hand, Moments After Shooting

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 10:27am
Heroic sergeant-at-arms Kevin Vickers walks calmly through Parliament moments after he gunned down suspected Canadian Parliament shooter Michael Zehaf-Bibeau.
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Demons Eat the Sun: Inside Ancient Solar Eclipse Myths

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 10:21am
The moon will pass between the sun and the Earth at around 6 p.m. ET on Thursday, giving people in North America quite a show.
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Canada's Sergeant-at-Arms Hailed As a Hero

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 10:09am
Sergeant-at-Arms in Canada's Parliament, Kevin Vickers, has been credited with shooting the gunman who caused havoc and killed a solider in Ottawa.






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Pricey Suds: Guinness to Tap Luxury Beer Market

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 10:09am
Buying the newest Guinness brew entails Champagne tastes and a little more than your standard beer budget.
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Neil Patrick Harris Wasn't Oscar's First Host Choice

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 10:00am
Who wouldn't want Neil Patrick Harris as their first choice to host the 2015 Oscars? Show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, that's who.






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'We Are Sorry' Says Ottawa Shooter's Mom: Report

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 9:23am
Susan Bibeau, the mother of Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the man identified as the Ottawa gunman, said she is crying for the victims of the shooting.
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Thousands Donated to Look-Alike of Cop Killer Suspect

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 9:17am
A man who resembles the Pennsylvania fugitive has received more than $4,200 to help him get transportation to work so he doesn't get stopped by cops.
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'Death to Extremists': Iranians Protest Acid Attacks

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 8:55am
Thousands spilled onto the streets of the Iranian city of Isfahan to protest a spate of acid attacks that maimed at least nine women in the last week.






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Camel Maker Snuffs Out Workplace Smoking

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 8:55am
Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc. is snuffing out smoking in its offices and buildings.
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Did This NYC Location Inspire Hopper's 'Nighthawks'?

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 8:30am
A Greenwich Village restaurant owner is convinced his location is the inspiration behind Edward Hopper's famous 'Nighthawks' painting.






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Nor'easter Deluges East Coast, 50,000 Lose Power

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 8:29am
Heavy rain caused localized floods that closed schools in parts of Mass. Thursday, part of a Nor'easter that also cut power to tens of thousands.






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Well Lit? Drunk Woman Set Boyfriend on Fire, Cops Say

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 8:07am
Police say a Clearwater, Florida, woman set her boyfriend on fire during an argument after a night of drinking.
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'Not an Enemy in the World': Tributes to Slain Soldier

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 8:03am
Canadian soldier Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, who was killed in Wednesday's attack in Ottawa, was a guard at the city’s National War Memorial.






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Thursday's Top 7 News Stories

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 7:32am
From the deadly shootings at Canada's capital Parliament to good news on the Ebola front in the U.S., see the stories we're following.






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Silicon Valley Tech Firm Paid Workers $1.21 an Hour

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 7:04am
A Silicon Valley area tech company has been fined after a U.S. Department of Labor investigation revealed the company paid workers $1.21 an hour.






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