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Dam Shame: Hoover’s workforce nears retirement, gov’t scrambles to fill jobs

FOX News: Politics - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 8:00am

A wave of retirements is about to hit the Hoover Dam, leaving the government scrambling to fill positions.

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J&J Sells Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics For $4 Bln

FOX News: Business - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 8:00am
Johnson & Johnson said Monday it agreed to sell its Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics unit to the Carlyle Group for about $4 billion in a deal expected to close midyear.
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U.S.-listed Shares Of Prana Sink After Drug Trial

FOX News: Business - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 7:49am
U.S.-listed shares of Prana Biotechnology Ltd. plunged 63% in premarket trade after a Phase II drug trial for PBT2, which is aimed at treating Alzheimer's disease, failed to meet its primary endpoint.
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Women fake orgasms for ... pleasure, study finds

FOX News: Health - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 7:46am
Thanks to Meg Ryan in When Harry Met Sally, even guys know that women fake the big O—but who knew they did it for pleasure?
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Low-cost cosmetic surgeries in Dominican Republic spark warnings by US

FOX News: Health - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 7:45am

Beverly Brignoni was a young New Yorker seeking a less expensive way to enhance her appearance and she did what many other people are now doing: travel to the Dominican Republic for cosmetic surgery.

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Drugmaker GSK To Invest $200 Million In African Factories, R&D

FOX News: Business - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 7:38am
Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline plans to invest up to 130 million pounds ($216 million) in Africa over the next five years as it bets on the importance of the continent in driving long-term demand for medicine.
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Daylight saving time linked to heart attacks, study shows

FOX News: Health - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 7:36am

Switching over to daylight saving time, and losing one hour of sleep, raised the risk of having a heart attack the following Monday by 25 percent, compared to other Mondays during the year, according to a new U.S. study released on Saturday.

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The scent that could help you make healthier eating choices

FOX News: Health - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 7:30am

What's that smell? Why, it's new research suggesting that being exposed to a fruity scent before deciding what to eat can make you more likely to choose a healthy option—especially when it comes to dessert.

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Google Glass may help calm patients during surgery

FOX News: Health - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 7:30am
People who must undergo biopsies, or some types of CT or MRI scans, may find this medical treatment nerve-racking.
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Federal fee hike putting thousands of freight brokers out of business, industry says

FOX News: Politics - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 7:28am

Americans fork over $1.75 trillion each year to comply with federal regulations, according to estimates from the Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy. Thousands of independent freight brokers and agents nationwide will tell you the immediate cost is deadly. 

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Report: Comcast Considers $2.5 Bln More In Share Buyback

FOX News: Business - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 7:28am
Comcast is planning to increase its share buyback by more than 80% as its takeover of Time Warner prepared to undergo regulatory review. 
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Amazon Workers In Germany Strike Again In Protracted Pay Dispute

FOX News: Business - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 7:24am
Hundreds of Amazon workers in Germany went on strike Monday, the first stoppage this year in a  pay dispute that's dragged on for months.
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Stock Futures Climb as European Inflation Cools

FOX News: Business - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 7:22am
U.S. stock-index futures climbed on Monday after a weak inflation reading from Europe heightened hopes the ECB will cut rates this week. 
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Intel Invested $740 Million To Buy 18 Percent Of Cloudera

FOX News: Business - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 7:17am
Intel's $740 million investment in Cloudera gives it an 18% stake in the software distributor for crunching big data.
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Liberian health authorities confirm 2 cases of Ebola, WHO says

FOX News: Health - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 7:17am

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Sunday that Liberia has confirmed two cases of the deadly Ebola virus that is suspected to have killed at least 70 people in Guinea.

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Inflation drop pins peripheral bond yields at multi-year lows

FOX News: Business - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 7:14am
Lower-rated euro zone bond yields held near multi-year lows on Monday, with a drop in euro zone inflation keeping speculation rife that the European Central Bank may loosen monetary policy further later this year.
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Schools increasingly check students for obesity

FOX News: Health - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 7:10am

The Chula Vista school district not only measures the academic progress of Marina Beltran's second-grader, it also measures her son's body fat.

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