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Lawmakers spar over radio music royalties

FOX News: Politics - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 8:01am
The quarrel between content creators and broadcasting platforms doesn’t just exist online; it also includes traditional AM/FM radio stations.
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House bill calls for developing new weapons in response to Russian treaty violation

FOX News: Politics - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 8:00am
The House Armed Services Committee approved legislation last week that would require the Pentagon to deploy new weapons in two years to counter Russia's violation of the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty.
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Merck Raises Quarterly Earnings Outlook

FOX News: Business - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 7:57am
Merck & Co. raised its earnings guidance for the year on Tuesday, despite the negative impact of the stronger dollar, as its first-quarter results declined less than expected.
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Obama, Abe putting joint face on trade amid opposition in US

FOX News: Politics - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 7:54am
Eager to build on the U.S.-Japan alliance, President Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will work to strengthen economic ties while confronting stiff resistance from Obama's own political party to a massive new Pacific Rim trade deal.
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Deutsche Bank co-CEO Goes to Trail Over Kirch Case

FOX News: Business - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 7:52am
Deutsche Bank's co-chief executive Juergen Fitschen went on trial on Tuesday, accused of giving misleading evidence in connection with the collapse in 2002 of the Kirch media empire in a case that could prove a major distraction at a time when the bank is undergoing a strategic overhaul.
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UPS Beats Profit Expectations, But Sales Fall Shy

FOX News: Business - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 7:46am
United Parcel Service Inc.'s stock climbed 1.6% in light premarket trade Tuesday, after the package-delivery giant beat first-quarter profit expectations, although sales came up short.
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Girls diagnosed with autism later than boys, study finds

FOX News: Health - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 7:41am
Current statistics on autism spectrum disorder (ASD) show that boys are nearly five times more likely than girls to have autism. Now a new study proves that in addition to being diagnosed less, girls are also diagnosed at a later age than boys.
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UPS Books First Quarter Bottom Line Beat

FOX News: Business - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 7:41am
The package-delivery giant on Tuesday reported a higher quarterly net profit, which rose thanks to price increases and productivity improvements, and said profitability improved across all of its business segments in the first quarter.
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Handbag Maker Coach's Sales Drop 15.5%

FOX News: Business - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 7:34am
Coach Inc, the maker of Poppy handbags, reported a 15.5 percent decline in quarterly revenue as sales in North America, its biggest market, fell for the seventh straight quarter.
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Many hospital ERs aren't ready to treat children

FOX News: Health - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 7:33am
When a child has a medical emergency, the first instinct is to rush to the nearest hospital ER. But, many emergency rooms are ill-equipped to treat infants and children and they are staffed with doctors and nurses who may not be trained in the specifics of pediatric care.
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Boston Scientific Matches Profit Expectations, But Provides Downbeat Outlook

FOX News: Business - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 7:31am
Medical products and technology company Boston Scientific Corp. reported on Tuesday a first-quarter loss of $1 million, or breakeven on a per-share basis, compared with a profit of $133 million, or 10 cents a share, in the year-earlier period.
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Blocking smartphone use by teen drivers may reduce crash risks

FOX News: Health - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 7:27am
Filming teens while they drive and blocking cell phone signals inside their cars may both help reduce distractions that lead to crashes, a small study suggests.
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Merck Shares Up 4.5% As Company Beats Profit, Sales Estimates And Raises Outlook

FOX News: Business - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 7:27am
Merck & Co. shares rose 4.5% in premarket trade Tuesday, after the drugs company reported better-than-expected first-quarter earnings and narrowed and raised its full-year outlook.
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Stronger Dollar Dents Pfizer's Top Line

FOX News: Business - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 7:24am
Pfizer revealed a 4% drop in quarterly revenue, hurt by a stronger U.S. dollar. The pharma giant's net profit rose to $2.38 billion from $2.33 billion a year earlier, while revenue fell to $10.85 billion.
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Cellphones may distract parents while children play at parks

FOX News: Health - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 7:23am
Cellphones are one of the most common distractions for caregivers to overcome while supervising children at playgrounds, new research finds.
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Shortfall in operations causes a third of deaths worldwide

FOX News: Health - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 7:19am
Five billion people worldwide do not have access to safe surgery and anesthesia, more than double previous estimates, resulting in more deaths than malaria, AIDS and tuberculosis combined, the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery said.
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New bird flu cases probable in Iowa, millions of birds affected

FOX News: Health - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 7:16am
Initial tests have found probable avian influenza outbreaks at five new commercial poultry sites in Iowa, affecting more than 6 million birds, the state's agriculture department and the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Monday.
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Greek PM Confident a Reform Deal Is Done By May 9: Report

FOX News: Business - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 7:16am
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is confident Athens will reach a deal with its international lenders by no later than next week, in time to meet a 750 million euros ($820 million) IMF loan repayment due on May 12.
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