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We're Just Not That Into Our 401(k)s 
AdvisorSource.com - 4 Hours ago
NEW YORK ( TheStreet ) — When it comes long-term relationships with their 401(k)s, workers, it seems, are kind of like bad boyfriends. They're eager to get started and say the relationship is really,     Add Comment

What to do if turned down for a secured card 
Yahoo! Finance - 10 Hours ago
"Diane" called into a Los Angeles radio show recently to ask what she could do to rebuild her credit. She had taken the usual advice to apply for a secured credit card but had been turned down -- twice.     Add Comment

How oversharing on social media can cost you 
Yahoo! Finance - 10 Hours ago
Public figures like Anthony Weiner, the former congressman who was felled by a sexting scandal, know all too well what it feels like to run into the buzz saw that is social media. But what if you're     Add Comment

Mortgage rates reach lowest point this year 
Yahoo! Finance - 10 Hours ago
Mortgage rates inched downward this week, reaching a new low for the year amid growing geopolitical tensions abroad and mixed economic data in the United States. 30 year fixed rate mortgage 3 month trend     Add Comment
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>>   US banking
Federal Home Loan Bank of New York Declares a 4.05% Dividend for the Second Quarter  
World News Report - 2 Hours ago
Today - 16:14 GMT NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Home Loan Bank of New York ("FHLBNY") is pleased to announce that, on August 21, 2014, its Board of Directors ("Board") approved     Add Comment

New Study Finds Bank of America Chicago Marathon Delivers More Than $253 Million  
Investor's Business Daily - 5 Hours ago
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bank of America announced today that the Bank of America Chicago Marathon continues to be a key economic driver and contributes an estimated $253.49 million in total business     Add Comment

UPDATE 1-Deutsche Bank sells N.American natgas book to Morgan Stanley -source 
Reuters India - 5 Hours ago
(Adds background on Morgan Stanley's purchase of Deutsche commodity businesses) Aug 21 (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank has sold its North American natural gas trading book to Morgan Stanley , a source familiar
Deutsche Bank sells N.American natgas book to Morgan Stanley -source Yahoo! Finance
Deutsche Bank Sells N.American Natgas Book to Morgan Stanley Maritime Global News
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Settlement brightens outlook for Bank of America, fund managers say 
Reuters - 5 Hours ago
Aug 21 (Reuters) - Bank of America's decision to pay $16.7 billion to settle charges stemming from the sale of mortgage-backed securities may finally allow the company to put last decade's housing bubble
UPDATE 1-Settlement brightens outlook for Bank of America, fund managers say CNBC
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Kendall Schmidt and IZEA Launch SoundAmp Music Influencer Network 
BusinessWeek - 3 Hours ago
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/21/14 -- IZEA (OTCQB: IZEA), the leader in the booming sponsored social industry, today announced a partnership with recording artist -- best known for his role
Kendall Schmidt and IZEA Launch SoundAmp Music Influencer Network Marketwired Yahoo! Finance
Kendall Schmidt and IZEA Launch SoundAmp Music Influencer Network / Platform Allows  FinanzNachrichten.de
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ISIS Takes To Crowdfunded Social Network After Twitter Bans Graphic Images -- And  
Business Insider Australia - 5 Hours ago
The creators of the decentralized social network Diaspora admitted that they’re unable to stop ISIS militants from posting propaganda on the service due to the site’s structure,  The BBC reports .
ISIS Takes To Crowdfunded Social Network After Twitter Bans Graphic Images - And  Austin American Statesman
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Pixel Hall Press Author Nancy Christie Discovers How to Connect With Bloggers for  
Digital Journal - 5 Hours ago
Book tours used to be an expensive and time-consuming process. Flights and hotels had to be arranged, books had to be shipped to the destination, and authors had to cope with traveling from one unfamiliar     Add Comment

How people on Twitter reacted to Trayvon Martin and Ferguson in one chart 
Washington Post - 3 Hours ago
The Pew Research Center has a fascinating write-up about how the media have picked up on the Michael Brown shooting and the situation in Ferguson. One of the most interesting graphics in its report compares
How Twitter reacted to Trayvon Martin and Ferguson in one chart Washington Post
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Edward Bass's Exclusive and Special Interview on YouTube 
A.M. Best - 5 Hours ago
Los Angeles, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 08/21/2014 -- Edward Bass, a renowned name in Hollywood is a filmmaker, producer, writer and director whose films have been accepted into major film festivals. He has gained     Add Comment

'#XMas Jammies' family returns with back-to-school YouTube video 
USA Today - 3 Hours ago
"Oh. My. God. Look at that bus." The boisterous family who brought you the video "#Xmas Jammies" is back with a new viral hit celebrating the upcoming school year. "Baby Got Class — A back to school     Add Comment

UK ISP: Netflix traffic beats YouTube during peak hours 
GigaOm - 3 Hours ago
Netflix has seen its traffic grow “at an incredible rate” since launching in the UK two years ago, according to local ISP Plusnet, whose Senior Product Specialist Dave Tomlinson detailed Netflix’s traffic     Add Comment

Stock Update: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) – Why Microsoft (MSFT) Stock Is  
Wall Street Select - 4 Hours ago
at 12:29 PM EDT [at TheStreet] – TheStreet Ratings team reiterates its ‘buy’ rating for Microsoft (MSFT) with a ratings score of A-. Read more on this. Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), currently valued at     Add Comment
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Iran says wants progress in nuclear talks before action on Islamic State 
Reuters UK - 5 Hours ago
5:48pm BST PARIS/DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran is ready to do something to help tackle Islamic State insurgents in Iraq but first wants progress in negotiations with world powers over its nuclear programme,
Iran says it wants progress in nuclear talks before action on Islamic State INooz
Iran says wants progress in nuclear talks before action on Islamic … Yahoo! India
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Timeline: How the Syria conflict has spread 
BBC - 4 Hours ago
At least 22 people are killed in a double suicide bombing outside the Iranian embassy in the Lebanese capital, Beirut. An al-Qaeda-linked jihadist group, the Abdullah Azzam Brigades, claims responsibility     Add Comment

Synthetic Drugs A Growing Problem In Iran 
Worldcrunch - 8 Hours ago
TEHRAN  — There are 100,000 drug addicts on the streets of Iran, the country's Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani-Fazli estimated Wednesday, saying that his agency had a "legal duty" to "pick them up"     Add Comment

Syria sees Islamist threat bringing detente with West, but not soon 
Reuters Canada - 9 Hours ago
By BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria is wagering that Islamic State's push to reshape the Middle East will eventually force a hostile West to deal with President Bashar al-Assad as the only way to tackle the threat.
Insight - Syria sees Islamist threat bringing detente with West, but not soon Reuters India
Insight - Syria sees Islamist threat bringing detente with West, but not... News.net
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Kuwait releases detained cleric suspected of financing militants 
Reuters - 3 Hours ago
(Reuters) - Kuwaiti authorities on Thursday released a prominent Sunni Muslim cleric they had detained the previous day after the United States put him on a sanctions list over suspicions he funded militants
Kuwait releases detained cleric suspected of financing rebels World Bulletin
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A look at govt ransom polices in US, Europe 
Miami Herald - 4 Hours ago
A look at how the United States and various European nations have dealt with hostage-taking and ransom demands for their citizens in recent years: UNITED STATES U.S. policy prohibits government negotiation     Add Comment

Iran says wants progress in nuclear talks before action on Islamic State 
Reuters UK - 5 Hours ago
5:48pm BST PARIS/DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran is ready to do something to help tackle Islamic State insurgents in Iraq but first wants progress in negotiations with world powers over its nuclear programme,
Iran says it wants progress in nuclear talks before action on Islamic State INooz
Iran says wants progress in nuclear talks before action on Islamic … Yahoo! India
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U.S. hits ISIS; Foley captors asked millions 
WCYB-TV - 4 Hours ago
(CNN) - The captors of American journalist James Foley had demanded a ransom of 100 million euros ($132.5 million) for his release, according to GlobalPost spokesman Richard Byrne. Foley, 40, was     Add Comment
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>>   Crime & Punishment
True crime story revisits savage killing of First Nation boy and traces injustices  
KPHO Phoenix - 3 Hours ago
SOURCE Brave Heart Strategies OTTAWA In 1992, Teddy Bellingham Murder in a Small Town attempts to tell Teddy's story by including the historical wrongs that led to his death – far from home -- in     Add Comment

Harper Government Invests in Crime Prevention Projects in Nova Scotia 
Reuters - 3 Hours ago
Federally-funded crime prevention programs to help at-risk children and youth and ensure safer communities for all HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 21, 2014) - Public Safety Canada The
Harper Government Invests in Crime Prevention Projects in Nova Scotia Marketwired Yahoo! Finance
(MKTW) Harper Government Invests in Crime Prevention Projects in Nova Scotia Scottrade
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High School Kid Arrested For Writing About Shooting A DINOSAUR 
600 KCOL - 5 Hours ago
The teacher apparently failed to understand that he was writing a fictional account about killing a species of animal that went extinct about 65 million years ago. Listen to Right of Center on iHeartRadio     Add Comment

Prison Time for Woman Charged in Baby Sitter Death 
ABC News - 5 Hours ago
A Utah woman accused of helping her husband dump their teenage baby sitter's body in the woods after a night of sex and drugs has been sentenced to prison for up to five years. A state judge sentenced
Prison time for Utah woman charged in baby sitter death Bayou Buzz
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>>   US politics
USW: Maine Republicans Distort Michaud's Record on Paper Jobs 
Reuters - 4 Hours ago
PR Newswire AUGUSTA, Maine, Aug. 21, 2014 AUGUSTA, Maine , Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --  The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today from USW District 4 Director     Add Comment

White House: No concessions to hostage takers 
CNN - 3 Hours ago
Edgartown, Massachusetts (CNN) - National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden tells CNN that U.S. policy on ransom for hostage takers is clear. She said Thursday that it "does not grant concessions     Add Comment

VIDEO: Michelle Nunn, David Perdue meet in their first Georgia senate debate 
WRBL-TV - 4 Hours ago
Baby, mother killed in Columbus house fire Baby, mother killed in Columbus house fire Updated: Thursday, August 21 2014 11:59 AM EDT 2014-08-21 15:59:04 GMT A mother and her baby were killed in a house
Nunn ramps up attacks on Perdue at Ga. Sen forum Macon Telegraph
Nunn, Perdue stay on message in first face to face Atlanta Journal And Constitution
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Fact check: Headed for the hall of shame 
USA Today - 5 Hours ago
AD SPONSOR: National Republican Senatorial Committee A Republican ad attacking Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor of Arkansas says he "voted to give Social Security benefits to illegal immigrants." Actually,
Fact check: GOP Pryor ad headed for the hall of shame USA Today
Fact check: GOP ad headed for the hall of shame USA Today
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