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Why who owns which bonds is a risk

CNBC - 1 hour 54 min ago
Add a new concern for high-yield bonds: ownership of some companies' issuance is concentrated with just a few fund managers.
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Eric Frein, Suspect in Pennsylvania Trooper’s Death, Is Captured After 7-Week Manhunt

The New York Times - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 11:55pm
The suspect had eluded capture since one Pennsylvania state trooper was killed and another was wounded on Sept. 12.






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First Draft: A Rally of Cuomos and Clintons, and Some Weren’t Even There

The New York Times - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 11:50pm
Democratic nostalgia seemed to be the theme of the night as former President Bill Clinton campaigned on Thursday for Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.
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Armed man reportedly at Boeing Everett plant

FOX News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 11:15pm
Police in Everett, Wash. are responding to an unconfirmed report of a gunman at the Boeing plant, The Associated Press reports.
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Meet Obi: Ex-Apple CEO’s new mobile brand

CNBC - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 11:05pm
Obi Mobiles, the new kid on the smartphone block, was launched by co-founder and former Apple CEO John Sculley in Singapore on Thursday.
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Former Navy SEAL Team Member Investigated for Bin Laden Disclosures

The New York Times - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:34pm
A former Navy SEAL who wrote a best seller about the raid that killed Osama bin Laden is under criminal investigation for disclosing classified material.






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In New England, Obama Rallies Base on Economic Growth

The New York Times - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:14pm
In a swing through Democratic territory, the president cited evidence that his policies have worked and sought to dramatize the stakes on Election Day.






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New Federal Standard for Aid to For-Profit Colleges Draws Criticism

The New York Times - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:14pm
The gainful employment provision sets a rule based on the percentage of a program graduate’s income that can be used for loan payments.






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Final N.H. Senate debate: 8 key quotes

POLITICO - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 9:43pm
Incumbent Jeanne Shaheen and Scott Brown meet in the final New Hampshire Senate debate.
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Campaigning to Extend, or End, One-Party Rule

The New York Times - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 9:34pm
The trend toward one-party control of statehouses has made the states a testing ground for party policies in an era of gridlock in Washington.






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Tone of a House Race in Connecticut Between Ivy League Alumni Turns Nasty

The New York Times - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 9:32pm
Joint appearances by Representative Elizabeth Esty, a Democrat, and Mark Greenberg, a Republican, have resembled a “Punch and Judy” show.
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Small-Jet Crash in Wichita Kills Pilot and Three Others

The New York Times - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 9:21pm
The plane, whose pilot reported an engine failure, struck a building near the airport runway and caught fire.






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Common Sense: Apple Chief Tim Cook’s Coming Out: ‘This Will Resonate’

The New York Times - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 9:15pm
Mr. Cook said the trade-off to his own privacy was worthwhile, “if hearing that the C.E.O. of Apple is gay can help someone struggling to come to terms with who he or she is.”
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Political Memo: Why Republicans Keep Telling Everyone They’re Not Scientists

The New York Times - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 9:15pm
The refrain from Republicans is a stopgap between two politically untenable positions: the denial of climate change and the embrace of policies to address it.






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DealBook: Judge Approves Bankruptcy Exit for Stockton, Calif.

The New York Times - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 9:07pm
The judge rejected arguments that the city’s plan unfairly discriminated among creditors by shielding the city’s retirees from any impairment of their pensions.
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Tearful Displays Enliven Close Governor’s Race in Massachusetts

The New York Times - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 9:06pm
Martha Coakley and Charlie Baker have both fought hard to change what caused their 2010 defeats, but neither has made enough of an impression to take the lead in the polls.






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Voters in Illinois Governor’s Race to Choose ‘Failure’ or the ‘Billionaire’

The New York Times - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 8:59pm
Gov. Pat Quinn, a Democrat, and Bruce Rauner, a Republican and wealthy political novice, are neck-and-neck in a deep-blue state that President Obama calls home.






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Apple’s Tim Cook Says That He Is ‘Proud to Be Gay’

The New York Times - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 8:53pm
Mr. Cook, Apple’s chief executive, is by far the most prominent executive of a public company to openly declare his homosexuality.
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Antares operator used destruct system to blow up rocket

CNN - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 8:52pm
After it became apparent there was a problem with the launch of the NASA-contracted Antares rocket, the company that operated the flight hit the destruct button, a spokesman said Thursday.
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Plane hits building at Wichita airport

CNN - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 8:50pm
Four people are dead in the plane crash at Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita, Kansas, according to Wichita Fire Marshal Brad Crisp. There are five more injured and four unaccounted for, he says.
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