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A year in space: The science behind the epic space station voyage

FOX News: SciTech - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 8:24am
Science experiments conducted on the International Space Station during the orbiting outpost's first yearlong mission could help open the door to deep space for NASA.
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Crude Prices Fall as Middle East Supply Fears Ease

FOX News: Business - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 8:20am
Oil prices in the U.S. broke a two-day run higher as worries receded over the threat of disruptions to Middle East supplies due to Saudi Arabia-led air strikes in Yemen.
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Dow Chemical to separate part of business and combine it with Olin in $5B cash-and-stock deal

FOX News: Business - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 8:19am
Dow Chemical is breaking off a significant part of its chlorine operations in a deal with Olin Corp. valued at $5 billion.
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Germanwings Co-pilot Had Sick Note For Day Of Crash: Prosecutors

FOX News: Business - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 8:18am
Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz had a doctor's note excusing him from work on the day he crashed a plane in the French Alps, but tore it up, AP reported Friday, citing prosecutors.
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RBS Sells Private Banking, Wealth Management Units

FOX News: Business - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 8:16am
Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC (RBS.LN) said Friday it is selling its internationally managed private banking and wealth-management business to Union Bancaire Privée UBP SA, for a price to be based on their assets under management on closing.
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Dow Chemical to Take Control of Olin

FOX News: Business - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 7:57am
Dow Chemical said Friday it will separate a large part of its chlorine business and merge it with Olin Corporation in a deal giving Dow control of Olin, and a transaction valued at $5 billion.
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Senate Democratic Leader Reid announces retirement

FOX News: Politics - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 7:54am
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced Friday he will retire at the end of his term, closing a long and controversial career in Congress that spanned four decades.
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Finish Line's Stock Jumps After Profit, Sales Beat Expectations

FOX News: Business - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 7:53am
Finish Line Inc.'s stock ran up 7.4% in premarket trade Friday, putting them on course to open at a new high for this year, after the athletic shoe retailer beat fiscal fourth-quarter profit and sales expectations.
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U.S. Stock-Index Futures Steady After GDP

FOX News: Business - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 7:51am
Wall Street was set for a fifth-straight day of declines as equity futures held losses steady following a unrevised final reading on fourth-quarter U.S. GDP, and ahead of the latest consumer-spending picture.
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Proving Einstein wrong with 'spooky' quantum experiment

FOX News: SciTech - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 7:47am
Quantum mechanics is one of the best-tested theories in science, and it's one of the few where physicists get to do experiments proving that Einstein was wrong
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Plain cigarette packs with health warnings may encourage quitting

FOX News: Health - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 7:44am
Plain cigarette packages adorned with graphic health warnings may make smokers more likely to consider quitting, an Australian study finds.
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Widows may have fewer social and financial problems than in the past

FOX News: Health - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 7:44am
A new Swiss study says that widows and widowers still mourn their spouses as much as ever, but compared to 35 years ago, everyday life is easier, especially for women.
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Ebola 'supervirus' is unlikely, experts say

FOX News: Health - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 7:30am
The Ebola virus that is causing the current outbreak in West Africa is not mutating as quickly as earlier reports had suggested, a new study finds.
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Maker of tainted medical scopes issues new cleaning guide

FOX News: Health - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 7:27am
The maker of medical scopes that have been linked to two recent "superbug" outbreaks at California hospitals has issued new cleaning instructions for the devices amid scrutiny from regulators, lawmakers and medical professionals.
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Sierra Leoneans to stay home in final push to stop Ebola

FOX News: Health - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 7:23am
Sierra Leone's 6 million people were told to stay home for three days, except for religious services, beginning Friday as the West African nation attempted a final push to rid itself of Ebola.
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BlackBerry Reports Surprise Profit, But Sales Fall Short

FOX News: Business - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 7:18am
BlackBerry Ltd. said it swung to a fiscal fourth-quarter net profit of $28 million, or 5 cents a share, from a loss of $423 million, or 80 cents a share, in the same period a year ago.
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Two experimental Ebola vaccines pass safety test in African trial

FOX News: Health - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 7:17am
Two experimental Ebola vaccines, one from GlaxoSmithKline PLC and the other from biotech start-up NewLink Genetics Corp, "appear to be safe" part way through a clinical trial being conducted in Liberia, the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) said on Thursday.
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Answers to common questions about HIV, needles and drug use

FOX News: Health - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 7:10am
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has authorized a short-term needle-exchange program and other steps to help contain the spread of HIV among intravenous drug users in one county.
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