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  1. Mitt Romneya s authenticity ploy -- in one tweetRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Back when Mitt Romney dipped his toe in the 2016 waters, we highlighted a tweet from the Boston Globe's Matt Viser . We thought Viser's tweet very succinctly summed up Romney's audacious efforts to reinvent himself as an ally of the poor and a foreign policy candidate -- even as these were some of his biggest stumbling blocks in his 2012 presidential campaign.

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  2. Stunning Victory Within Reach For Net Neutrality AdvocatesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Switched

    Next month, a wonky government agency will rule on the fate of the Internet. The Federal Communications Commission is expected to grant a major victory to net neutrality advocates, a stunning turnaround following years of conventional wisdom to the contrary.

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  3. Marriott plans to buy Canadian hotel company Delta Hotels for $135MRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The Bethesda-based hospitality giant on Tuesday announced plans to buy Canadian company Delta Hotels and Resorts for roughly $135 million. The deal would add 38 hotels and 10,000 rooms throughout Canada, making Marriott the largest full-service hotel company in that country and further expanding its global reach.

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  4. Susan Hildreth on Life After IMLSRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Library Journal

    On January 15, 2015, Susan H. Hildreth completed her four-year term as director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services . Under her leadership, IMLS provided nearly $1 billion in support to libraries and museums, with a strong emphasis on early learning, STEM-related projects, and connectivity in libraries across the country.

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  5. Deutsche Bank Warns E&C Companies Could Be Hit Hard By Low OilRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

    NEW YORK -- The value of new projects obtained by engineering and construction, or E&C, companies could drop 25%-30% in 2015 due to the decline in oil prices, Deutsche Bank wrote in a note to investors today. The firm downgraded two names in the space, Fluor WHAT'S NEW: As a result of the sharp drop in oil prices, many projects that had been boosting the results of engineering and construction companies are no longer economically viable, Deutsche Bank analyst Vishai Shah wrote.

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  6. IBM denies a report that says the company was going to lay off as many as 112,000 employees.Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

    IBM categorically denied a Forbes article by author Robert Cringley that said the company was going to lay off as many as 112,000 employees. The company has publicly announced that it would take a $600 million charge for work force cuts.

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  7. Lattice Semiconductor Shells Out $600 Million for Silicon ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

    Terms of the deal call for Hillsboro, Ore.-based Lattice to pay $7.30 per share in cash for Silicon, a premium of 23.7% to the target's Monday close. Lattice said it expects to extract $32 million in annual synergies from the combination, which it said should immediate contribute to earnings per share.

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  8. MeadWestvaco is Still in Activist Investor Starboard's SightsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

    That eleventh hour delay and an announced deal though may not be quite the panacea the company targeted by activist investor Starboard Value LP might expect. The merger announcement comes roughly eight months after Starboard founder Jeffrey Smith launched an activist campaign at the company with a June 2 letter to MeadWestvaco arguing that the business' "conglomerate structure" was obscuring its true value and urging it to consider a variety of strategic changes.

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  9. Weaker-Than-Expected Winter Storm Will Still Hurt RetailersRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

    NEW YORK -- The Nor'easter that tore through parts of New York City, Long Island, Connecticut and Boston Monday evening into Tuesday morning has left a path of retail store closures that could significantly impact the companies involved. Must Read: This Week's Blizzard Could Put a Major Dent in Retailers' Results A Starbucks spokeswoman told TheStreet the company began closing hundreds of stores early on Monday to ensure employees could get home safely, and that those locations remain closed today.

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  10. How to Trade Yahoo!'s Stalled Momentum Run Before Earnings Report TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

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  11. Man reports to Myrtle Beach police cellphone stolen after prostitution offerRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

    A Myrtle Beach man reported his cellphone was stolen after he met a woman who he said attempted to sell him sex for money, according to authorities. The 37-year-old victim said he refused the woman’s services before she left his room about 5 p.m. Monday, when he called police, according to the report.

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  12. Wall Street Sinks on Weak Earnings, DataRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Fox News

    Global stock indexes fell on Tuesday following disappointing earnings results and weaker-than-expected U.S. durable goods orders, while the euro rose for a second day against the dollar. results showed the main engine of its historic earnings power, selling Windows and Office software to big businesses, is waning.

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  13. brian_fungRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    After a year of reports showing how predominantly male and white the tech workforce is in Silicon Valley, federal regulators say they're taking a closer look at office diversity as a way to keep bias out of our everyday technology. Intentionally or not, the data and algorithms that propel the country's largest tech companies can easily wind up marginalizing vulnerable Americans, the head of the Federal Trade Commission, Edith Ramirez, told a Washington conference Tuesday.

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  14. Marriott buys Canada's Delta Hotels for $168MRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CBC News

    Marriott International Inc. has signed a deal to buy the Delta hotel brand from B.C. Investment Management Corp. for $168 million. Under the agreement, the U.S. hotel chain will take over the management and franchise operations for the 38 Delta hotels and resorts including 10,000 rooms across Canada from the provincial investment manager.

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  15. Canadian dollar could fall to 75 cents on weak oil prices, experts sayRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CBC News

    The Canadian dollar is under pressure from both a strong U.S. dollar and falling oil prices. The Canadian dollar is hovering just above 80 cents US today, but continues under pressure as oil prices fall and the outlook for the economy dims.

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  16. Gaming lobby entering debate on Obama's pick for attorney generalRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    President Barack Obama listens at right as U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, where the president announced he would nominate Lynch to replace Attorney General Eric Holder. Seeking a federal crackdown on illegal gambling, the gaming industry's leading Capitol Hill lobby is wading into the debate over President Obama's pick to be America's top law enforcement officer.

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  17. Lyft ditches fuzzy mustache for smaller a glowstacheaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | LA Daily News

    Ride-hailing company Lyft has pulled the pink furry mustache that drivers display on the front of their cars and replaced it with a 5-inch-long pink “glowstache” that goes on the dashboard. About 300 Lyft drivers on Monday formed a line that stretched three blocks from the company's San Francisco headquarters while they waited to receive the new glow-in-the-dark mustache for their cars.

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  18. The KFC Double Down is back-and now it includes a hot dog.Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The Double Down was a hit, though, with 10 million of them sold in the first month. The fast-food giant eventually brought the Double Down to overseas markets, including Japan, South Africa and Australia.

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  19. Blue Chips Get Sacked by Strengthening Dollar, Lower Oil PricesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

    NEW YORK -- The strong U.S. dollar and lower oil prices are taking a bite out of some U.S. corporations' profit and sales. As a result, a host of blue-chip companies that reported quarterly earnings cut their outlooks for 2015.

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  20. Stocks at Session Lows After Blue-Chip Earnings DisappointRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

    NEW YORK -- Stocks were sharply lower on Tuesday as a number of multinational companies reported lower-than-expected earnings because of a stronger U.S. dollar. The S&P 500 was down 1.3%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1.6%, and the Nasdaq slipped 1.7%.

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