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Starwood Hotels CEO Frits van Paasschen resigns

FOX News: Business - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 9:14am
Frits van Paasschen, CEO of the operator of the St. Regis and Sheraton hotel brands, resigned in a mutual agreement, a week after the company announced the spinoff of its timeshare business, appointing an interim CEO with intent to look externally for a permanent replacement. 
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Kraft Names Former Employee As New CFO

FOX News: Business - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 9:12am
Kraft Foods Group named on Tuesday James Kehoe as its chief financial officer.
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Boy diagnosed with 'fear of growing up'

FOX News: Health - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 9:11am
A 14-year-old boy in Mexico had such an intense fear of growing up that he took extreme steps to hide or curb his growth, such as restricting his food intake and distorting his voice, according to a new report of his case.
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Racial gaps in diabetes not tied to social, economic status

FOX News: Health - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 9:01am
Social and economic status does not explain the racial gaps in the care and outcomes of kids with type 1 diabetes, according to a new study.
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U.S. Equity Futures Flat Ahead of Economic Data

FOX News: Business - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 8:47am
U.S. equity futures were mostly flat, but shook off deeper Greece-fueled losses ahead of readings on the housing market and manufacturing acitivy.
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Athletic tape may have limited benefit for pain

FOX News: Health - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 8:45am
Therapeutic tape reduces chronic muscle pain better than no treatment at all but isn’t better than other methods, according to a new analysis.
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New York manufacturing grows at slower pace in February as orders, hiring weaken

FOX News: Business - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 8:41am
Manufacturing activity in New York state expanded at a modest pace in February, held back by weaker orders and hiring.
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Burger King, Tim Hortons parent company Restaurant Brands reports loss on deal costs

FOX News: Business - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 8:41am
Burger King and Tim Hortons parent company Restaurant Brands International reported a loss for its fourth quarter, dragged down by costs related to the deal to combine the two chains.
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Focusing on fiber may work for weight loss

FOX News: Health - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 8:39am
People who only focused on eating 30 grams of fiber per day lost almost as much weight as those who followed a more complicated diet, according to a new year-long study.
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Medtronic Beats Profit And Sales Expectations

FOX News: Business - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 8:38am
Shares of Medtronic Plc rose 0.3% in premarket trade Tuesday, after the medical device maker reported better-than-expected fiscal third-quarter profit and sales.
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Long-term meditation tied to less brain loss

FOX News: Health - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 8:37am
Meditation over many years is tied to smaller age-related decreases in brain volume, according to a new study.
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Plain tobacco packs likely to deter smoking, studies show

FOX News: Health - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 8:33am
Studies on the health impact of "plain" or standardized cigarette packs suggest they can deter non-smokers from taking up the habit and may cut the number of cigarettes smokers get through, scientists said on Tuesday.
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Snowstorm Closes D.C.-area Federal Government Offices Tuesday

FOX News: Business - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 8:25am
Federal government offices in Washington, D.C. are closed Tuesday after a snowstorm dumped between four to six inches of snow on the area overnight.
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First Shake Shack To Open In Tokyo In 2016

FOX News: Business - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 8:24am
Shake Shack Inc. said Tuesday it is partnering with Sazaby League Ltd. to bring its burgers to Tokyo, with the first outlet in the Japanese capital expected to open in 2016.
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Study finds living together may be even better for your health than marriage

FOX News: Health - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 8:22am
Many studies have found a correlation between marriage and good health. But two new studies have found something that apparently is at least as good for people and sometimes even better: cohabitation.
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Nestle To Stop Using Articial Flavors, Colors In All Chocolate Candy

FOX News: Business - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 8:21am
Nestle USA said on Tuesday that it will remove artificial flavors and colors from all of its Nestle chocolate candy by the end of the year.
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SNL's Kevin Nealon opens up about heart condition

FOX News: Health - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 8:00am
Following the “Saturday Night Live” 40th anniversary special that aired Sunday night, comedian and SNL veteran Kevin Nealon is opening up for the first time about something a lot more serious— his heart condition, atrial fibrillation (AFib).  
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Congressional Republicans critical of 'amnesty bonuses' under Obama's immigration orders

FOX News: Business - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 7:48am
Millions of immigrants benefiting from President Barack Obama's executive actions could get a windfall from the IRS, a reversal of fortune after years of paying taxes to help fund government programs they were banned from receiving.
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