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Futures flat with S&P 500 near record levels

FOX News: Business - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 7:49am
U.S. equity futures were little changed as investors awaited the latest economic data and earnings to give direction to a market near record levels.
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Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

FOX News: Business - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 7:43am
The discount store chain offered to buy rival Family Dollar for about $8.5 billion, in a deal that would create America's leading discount retailer.
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Cummins Tops Profit Estimates, Raises Revenue Outlook

FOX News: Business - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 7:41am
Cummins Inc. said it earned $446 million, or $2.43 a share, in the second quarter, up from $414 million, or $2.20 a share, in the year-earlier period, boosted by stronger North American truck markets.
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Fist bumps less germy than handshakes, study says

FOX News: Health - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 7:19am

Are fist bumps the new handshakes? Health experts say maybe they should be

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It's not Martha's Vineyard: Shave ice vendor defies Rhode Island town's ban on street peddlers

FOX News: Business - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 7:18am
A $3 cup of shave ice is at the center of a dispute in this beach town between street vendors trying to stay in business and town officials who say the vendors cause traffic congestion and increase the potential for accidents.
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How offshore wind farms help ... seals

FOX News: SciTech - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 7:14am
Massive offshore wind farms like Sheringham Shoal in England appear to be doing more than converting wind energy.
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Status quo toward women persists at Comic-Con despite increased attention on sexual harassment

FOX News: Business - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 7:14am
Amid the costumes and fantasy of this weekend's Comic-Con convention, a group of young women drew widespread attention to a very real issue — allegations of sexual harassment at the annual pop-culture festival.
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Judges strikes down DC ban on handguns outside homes, latest ruling in fight over gun laws

FOX News: Business - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 7:11am
A federal judge struck down the District of Columbia's ban on carrying guns outside of a person's home, concluding it violates Second Amendment rights.
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Scientists reveal that huge 2012 solar flare nearly had 'catastrophic' effect on Earth

FOX News: SciTech - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 7:04am
Imagine life without electricity or running water, and you'll understand what nearly befell our planet two years ago.
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Tyson third-quarter profit rises 4.4 percent

FOX News: Business - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 7:00am
Tyson Foods Inc. (TSN) on Monday reported net income that rose by 4.4 percent in its fiscal third quarter, and fell short of analysts' expectations.
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Big new find suggests all dinosaurs had feathers

FOX News: SciTech - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 6:57am
Dinosaurs were scaly old things, right?
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Now thriving in Britain's North Sea: Mediterranean anchovies

FOX News: SciTech - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 6:56am
A man fishing off a pier on Britain's east coast was surprised to haul in something he hadn't caught before in 40 years of fishing—a Mediterranean anchovy.
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Tyson to sell Mexico, Brazil poultry operations for $575 million in cash

FOX News: Business - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 6:42am
Tyson Foods says it will sell its poultry businesses in Mexico and Brazil for $575 million in cash to help pay debt tied to its acquisition of Hillshire Brands.
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EU antitrust authority approves Apple's $3 billion deal to buy headphone, music firm Beats

FOX News: Business - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 6:42am
The European Union's antitrust authority has cleared Apple's $3 billion deal to buy Beats Electronics, which makes headphones and offers music streaming services.
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Almost all adults are in the 'clean plate club,' study finds

FOX News: Health - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 6:34am
Feeling guilty about that huge serving you heaped onto your plate at dinner last night and promptly finished?
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