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Former police officer charged after explosion at federal lab

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 12:21
A former federal police officer has been charged with trying to make methamphetamine in a federal laboratory that exploded last month.
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Veteran, 93, who was member of Tuskegee Airmen is robbed, then carjacked in St. Louis

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 11:28
A 93-year-old veteran who was part of the famed Tuskegee Airmen was the victim of crimes twice within a few minutes in St. Louis, being robbed and then having his car stolen.
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Man who climbed Brooklyn Bridge, took selfie is arrested; says he didn't know it was illegal

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 11:17
A Tennessee man who police say illegally climbed the Brooklyn Bridge and took a selfie while perched on a railing has been arrested.
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Public schools in Charleston, South Carolina, ban students displays of the Confederate flag

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 11:06
Public schools in the South Carolina city where nine black church members were shot and killed this year have banned students from displaying emblems with the Confederate flag.
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Chicago terrorism suspect arraigned on charges he assaulted fellow inmate

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 11:01
A suburban Chicago man awaiting trial on terrorism charges has been indicted on new charges of assaulting a fellow inmate at a federal jail in Chicago.
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The Big Risk that Built the Blogilates Brand

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 11:00
Cassey Ho explains how she made risk work.
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Marine survives bear attack with help from his dog

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 10:35
As a combat veteran, 66-year-old Larry Yepez knows when it’s time to fight. Even if his opponent is a vicious 200-pound black bear.
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8 Initiatives That Show Tech Wants to Solve Its Diversity Problem

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 10:30
The tech industry increasingly recognizes diversity is both fundamentally fair and smart business in an industry fueled or limited by available talent.
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Massachusetts police say Buffett fans 'disrespectful' for leaving homemade toilets at show

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 10:20
Parrotheads are apparently too busy wasting away in Margaritaville to wait in line for the bathroom.
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Is the U.S. Headed for a Big Economic Correction?

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 10:11
Chinese stocks plunged six percent today.

We get earnings from Wal-Mart and Home Depot today.

Oil prices are at their lowest since 2009, and continue to fall.

Earnings so far this quarter have been somewhat weak, and may point to dangers ahead for U.S. companies.  

There are also growing concerns stocks may be in a bubble.. and a correction may be overdue. We’ll get into that in the 11am, and in the 1pm we’ll talk about the growing fears that the U.S. may not have many tools left in its recession fighting tool belt if it should come to that.

Jon Hilsenrath and Nick Timiraos in the Wall Street Journal today write, “As the U.S. economic expansion ages and clouds gather overseas, policy makers worry about recession. Their concern isn’t that a downturn is imminent but whether they will have firepower to fight back when one does arrive.”

Jon Hilsenrath joins us in the 1pm.

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Thieves seeking points for prize uncap 1,200 beers in German store

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 10:03
Police in western Germany are looking for thieves who broke into a store selling alcohol and stole the caps off 1,200 bottles of beer — presumably to collect points for a prize contest — yet left the suds themselves untouched.
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