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Close To 100,000 Hungarian Demonstrators Protest Internet Usage Tax

Critics of the tax said this is a government attempt to create a "digital iron curtain" around Hungary. The government said it was just extending taxes it places on phones.
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Janet Yellen Brings A Different Leadership Style To The Fed

Melissa Block talks to Neil Irwin, senior economic correspondent for The New York Times, about the leadership style of Janet Yellen, the chair of the Federal Reserve.
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T. Boone Pickens On The Plummeting Price Of Oil

Melissa Block talks to oilman T. Boone Pickens. He told the Wall Street Journal that energy companies are pumping too much oil and that none of them wants to be the first to stop.
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Is The 'Skills Gap' Really A Thing?

Employers complain about not having enough skilled workers to fill needed positions. It's the so-called skills gap that has become a buzzword in business and policymaking worlds. But is the skills gap a myth, reality or somewhere in between?
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Monsanto Hired This Guy To Help It Win Over Millennials

Vance Crowe, 32, has a tough assignment: reach out to millennials, many of whom are skeptical of GMOs. Crowe says the company can do a better job of listening to their concerns.
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Federal Reserve Stays The Course, Ends Most Recent Stimulus Program

The Fed has been buying up bonds by the trillions since the financial crisis started in 2008. Today, it affirmed that it was going ahead with plans to end its third round of stimulus.
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Behind The Scenes, Storyful Exposes Viral Hoaxes For News Outlets

Journalists regularly turn to this social media organization to seek out and verify online material that could bolster traditional reporting.
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Start World Series Games Earlier; Let Us Sleep

Commentator Frank Deford says the Fall Classic could boost its sagging ratings by scheduling games early enough for people in the Eastern and Central Time Zones to see the end.
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Can Authorities Cut Off Utilities And Pose As Repairmen To Search A Home?

That's what federal agents did earlier this year to see if gamblers staying in Las Vegas were running a sportsbook operation. Agents lacked evidence for a warrant. Courts are considering the case.
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Marvel Studios To Diversify Its Movies

The comic juggernaut announced Tuesday that one of its upcoming films will have a female lead, and another will be headlined by a black man.

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