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Citigroup's Mexican Unit Fined $2.2 Million For Shoddy Oversight

Thu, 2014-10-16 09:24

Regulators in Mexico said Banamex should have spotted red flags that resulted in a $400 million fraud. Earlier this week, Citigroup announced it had discovered a $15 million fraud.

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The Most Common Jobs For The Rich, Middle Class And Poor

Thu, 2014-10-16 08:50

What do people up and down the income ladder do for work?

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As Oil Prices Fall, Who Wins And Who Loses?

Thu, 2014-10-16 08:26

Prices are down 25 percent since June, unleashing ripples around the globe that range from lower gas prices in the U.S. to budget problems in Russia to political pressures in the Middle East.

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6 More Graves Found Near Mexican Town Where 43 Students Vanished

Thu, 2014-10-16 08:15

Nineteen graves have now been found near Iguala, in the southern state of Guerrero. Authorities said DNA tests showed that 28 bodies recently discovered in five graves were not those of the students.

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LA Schools Superintendent To Step Down Amid iPad Controversy

Thu, 2014-10-16 08:03

Rachel Martin talks with KPCC's Annie Gilbertson about the pending resignation of John Deasy, who had been at the center of a controversial plan to purchase 700,000 iPads for students and teachers.

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Lessons From Ebola School: How To Draw Blood, Wipe Up Vomit

Thu, 2014-10-16 06:54

Think of the routine jobs health workers do in a hospital: Sticking a needle in a patient's arm. Cleaning up vomit. Escorting a patient to a bed. Now imagine doing those tasks for someone with Ebola.

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Despite Legal Reprieve On Abortion, Some Texas Clinics Remain Closed

Thu, 2014-10-16 06:37

Texas clinics that provide abortion services were surprised by a ruling from the high court this week that allows them to reopen. But the bruising legal battle may have already changed the landscape.

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Death Toll In Himalayan Avalanches Reaches 27

Thu, 2014-10-16 05:30

The highest number of dead, many of them foreigners, are on the trail of Mount Annapurna, the world's 10th-highest peak.

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Thailand Official: Martial Law Is Good For Tourists

Thu, 2014-10-16 04:57

With tourism down 20 percent, Thailand is looking for novel ways to lure visitors. According to the head of the tourist authority, military rule means it's extremely safe to visit.

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Hong Kong's Renewed Offer Of Talks With Protesters Meets Skepticism

Thu, 2014-10-16 04:33

The government says it's willing to talk with student pro-democracy activists, but that their demand for open elections will never meet with approval from Beijing.

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Nurse Nina Pham To Be Transferred To NIH For Ebola Treatment

Thu, 2014-10-16 01:39

The first of two nurses who became infected after treating an Ebola patient at a Dallas hospital will be moved to a "high-level containment" facility at the National Institutes of Health in Maryland.

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Kurds Hoping To Fight ISIS In Kobani Are Trapped By Turkish Suspicions

Wed, 2014-10-15 23:35

Turkey's deep suspicions of Kurds are hampering efforts to aid the besieged Syrian border town. Turkish authorities are stopping Kurdish men en route to Kobani and investigating them as terrorists.

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Clay Aiken: An American Idol On The Campaign Trail In North Carolina

Wed, 2014-10-15 23:34

American Idol runner-up Clay Aiken has hung up his microphone as he runs for Congress as a Democrat representing the rural center of the state. But the campaign is a long shot.

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Mindy Kaling On Refusing To Be An Outsider And Sexism On Set

Wed, 2014-10-15 23:33

The comedian says she often forgets that as an Indian-American woman who's not pencil thin, she's kind of a new thing for broadcast TV. But, she says, "I refuse to view myself in such terms."

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W.Va. Pottery Company Keeps Popular Fiesta Line Thriving

Wed, 2014-10-15 23:32

Homer Laughlin China Co. has been making the brightly colored Fiesta dishes for decades at its factory on the banks of the Ohio River. And it's still going strong.

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For More Millennials, It's Kids First, Marriage Maybe

Wed, 2014-10-15 23:32

Millennials, particularly those with less education, are upending the traditional order of love, marriage, baby carriage. Many say they don't feel financially secure enough to tie the knot.

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Amazon To Hire 80,000 Holiday Workers

Wed, 2014-10-15 22:21

An increase in customer demand is prompting Amazon to add 14 percent more temporary workers this holiday season than it hired last year at this time.

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Kansas City Royals Sweep Baltimore Orioles To Advance To World Series

Wed, 2014-10-15 15:24

The Royals came into the game undefeated in the postseason and continued their streak, beating the Orioles 2-1. The team set a record with its eighth straight win to start the playoffs.

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New GMOs Get A Regulatory Green Light, With A Hint Of Yellow

Wed, 2014-10-15 14:51

Farmers will be able to plant types of corn and soybeans that can tolerate doses of two weedkillers. It may be one of the most significant developments the world of weedkilling in more than a decade.

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Harvard Law Professors Say New Sexual Assault Policy Is One-Sided

Wed, 2014-10-15 14:44

A group of 28 law professors has written an open letter criticizing the university's new sexual assault policy, citing due process concerns and saying it gives victims more rights than the accused.

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