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U.S. Jobless Claims Fall 6,000 To 289,000 In Mid-December

FOX News: Business - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 9:30am
The number of people who applied for U.S. unemployment benefits fell by 6,000 to 289,000 in the seven days ended Dec. 13, keeping initial jobless claims at a low level typically associated with strong hiring.
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Weekly Jobless Claims Fall, Point to Firmer Labor Market

FOX News: Business - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 9:27am
The number of first-time unemployment benefit claims unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continues to see strength.
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What’s the best way to blow your nose?

FOX News: Health - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 9:26am
When a cold strikes, nose blowing is often the easiest and fastest way to relieve symptoms. But people who blow with hurricane force can prolong their suffering. One expert, Neil Schachter, medical director of the Respiratory Care Department at New York’s Mount Sinai Hospital, explains how to recognize an improper nose blow.
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Rite Aid Quarterly Profit Jumps 46.5%

FOX News: Business - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 9:22am
U.S. drugstore chain Rite Aid Corp's quarterly profit jumped 46.5 percent as higher sales of prescription drugs boosted same-store sales.
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Must visit X-mas markets

FOX News: Top Stories - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 9:21am
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Q&A: Drones can peer inside big Midwest storms, might help explain how tornadoes form

FOX News: Business - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 9:18am
Researchers say they have collected promising weather data by flying instrument-laden drones into big Western and Midwestern storms.
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Accenture Quarterly Revenue Up 7.3%

FOX News: Business - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 9:18am
Accenture Plc reported a 7.3 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped mainly by its outsourcing business.
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Kraft Foods Group CEO Vernon plans to retire; Chairman Cahill named as successor

FOX News: Business - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 9:17am
Kraft Foods Group Inc. says that CEO Tony Vernon plans to retire later this month.
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Dunkin' Brands Cuts'15 Same-Store Sales Forecast

FOX News: Business - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 9:09am
Dunkin' Brands slashed its 2015 forecast for U.S. same-store sales growth and operating growth due to slowing sales of packaged coffee.
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ConAgra Foods Sales Fall 2%

FOX News: Business - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 9:07am
ConAgra Foods Inc reported a 2 percent fall in quarterly net sales, due to weak demand for branded foods such as Hunt's ketchup and Bertolli pastas and frozen meals.
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Seymour: thankful for her mom

FOX News: Top Stories - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 9:07am
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Crude Higher as Bulls See Bottom in Sight

FOX News: Business - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 9:02am
U.S. oil prices rallied as signs emerged that the selloff, which began mid-summer, might be approaching a bottom.
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$10 billion UN-linked climate change fund wants immunity from prosecution

FOX News: Politics - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 9:01am
The Green Climate Fund, (GCF) a United Nations-affiliated piggy-bank  intended to finance climate change projects around the world, is determined to win sweeping U.N.-style immunities from prosecutions for its global operations--even though  the U.S., its biggest contributor, opposes the idea, and the U.N. itself says its own diplomatic immunities can’t cover the outfit.
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Waddell & Reed Raises Dividend 27%

FOX News: Business - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 9:00am
Waddell & Reed Financial said on Thursday that it will raise its quarterly dividend by 26.5% to 43 cents a share, payable on Feb. 2, 2015 to shareholders of record as of Jan. 12.
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Donors and WHO responded too slowly to West Africa Ebola outbreak, report says

FOX News: Health - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 8:49am
The World Health Organization (WHO) and the nations that fund it failed to respond quickly and effectively to the deadly West Africa Ebola outbreak despite repeated warnings by aid agencies, a UK parliamentary committee said on Thursday.
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Coca-Cola Enterprises' 2014 Profit Growth Outlook Is Below Analyst Forecasts

FOX News: Business - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 8:48am
Coca-Cola Enterprises said on Thursday that it expects 2014 earnings per share to grow 10% over 2013, and sales to be "essentially flat," while current FactSet consensus analyst estimates imply growth of 13% and 0.9%, respectively.
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Ebola fears speed changes in US hospital record systems

FOX News: Health - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 8:39am
The worst Ebola outbreak on record, and its spread beyond West Africa, has accelerated changes in how U.S. hospitals address the threat of infectious diseases, say health IT companies and industry experts.
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