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Seattle's Sidney Rice, 27, announces retirement after injury-filled career

FOX News: Health - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 8:25am

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Sidney Rice announced his retirement from the NFL on Wednesday after an injury-filled career that included issues with concussions.

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Liberal donors lead in super PAC contributions since ’13

FOX News: Politics - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 8:23am

Big-spending Democratic donors take the gold, silver and bronze when it comes to contributions to super PACs so far this election cycle.

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Post-it notes maker 3M says 2Q profit up 6 percent on revenue growth across businesses

FOX News: Business - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 8:21am
3M's second-quarter profit jumped 6 percent as sales surged across all its businesses.
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KKR's second-quarter asset sales yield record payout

FOX News: Business - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 8:13am
Private equity firm KKR & Co LP said on Thursday that its second-quarter earnings more than tripled year-on-year, exceeding most analysts' expectations, as a string of lucrative asset sales led to its highest dividend on record.
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Union Pacific profit rises as agricultural shipments increase

FOX News: Business - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 8:09am
Union Pacific Corp, the largest publicly traded U.S. railroad, reported a 17 percent rise in quarterly profit, partly due to a rise in shipments at its agricultural products business.
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Twitter admits to diversity problem in workforce

FOX News: Business - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 8:09am
Twitter acknowledged that it has been hiring too many white and Asian men to fill high-paying technology jobs, just like several other major companies in Silicon Valley.
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Isolated Amazon tribe initiates first contact, catches influenza

FOX News: SciTech - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 8:08am
When an isolated tribe emerged from the Amazon in recent weeks and initiated contact with Brazilian scientists in the village of Ashaninka near the Peruvian border, some called the move "potentially tragic"—and, indeed, though they were quickly quarantined for their own safety, all five men and two women were sick with the flu within days.
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American Airlines declares 1st dividend since 1980 as profit rises

FOX News: Business - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 8:07am
American Airlines Group Inc said on Thursday it will pay its first dividend since 1980 and buy back stock as it reported higher second-quarter earnings.
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Octopus mating ends with strangulation, then cannibalism

FOX News: SciTech - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 8:06am
Some guys fall asleep after a little love-making.
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Caterpillar 2nd-quarter profit climbs, revenue falls; lifts full-year earnings forecast

FOX News: Business - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 8:05am
Caterpillar's second-quarter net income rose 4.1 percent even as revenue slipped.
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Spending bill in limbo, Congress at odds over who owns border crisis

FOX News: Politics - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 7:59am

The congressional strife over trying to approve President Obama's supplemental spending request to combat the border crisis boils down to one thing: ownership of the issue.

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Flush with 2Q profit, American Airlines will pay its first dividend to shareholders since 1980

FOX News: Business - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 7:55am
American Airlines says it will pay its first dividend since 1980.
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Ford Profit Beats

FOX News: Business - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 7:54am
Ford Motor Co's (NYSE:F) operating earnings for the second quarter beat Wall Street expectations as better-than-expected profit in North America and Europe countered weaker results in Asia Pacific and South America.
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Dunkin' Brands U.S. comparable sales miss; cuts forecast

FOX News: Business - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 7:51am
Dunkin' Brands Group Inc reported weaker-than-expected U.S. quarterly same-restaurant sales due in part to a cold and rainy start to the spring season, and cut its full-year adjusted profit and sales forecasts.
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Ancient teeth reveal evolution of cavities

FOX News: Health - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 7:46am

Ouch! The bacterium that causes toothaches has become more diverse over the course of human history, a new study finds

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