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Economic Activity Expanding With Signs Of Optimism: Beige Book

FOX News: Business - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 3:00pm
U.S. economic activity increased in October and November, but lower oil prices were raising alarm in the Gulf of Mexico and Texas, according to a summary of economic conditions released Wednesday.
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GSK Cuts U.S. Sales and Research Jobs as Market Gets Tougher

FOX News: Business - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 2:54pm
GlaxoSmithKline said on Wednesday it would shed "several hundred" U.S. commercial jobs and research positions as it restructures operations in its biggest market, as drug sales lag.
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Economy Continues to Expand, Fed Says in Beige Book Report

FOX News: Business - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 2:48pm
In its anecdotal Beige Book, the Fed said the economy continued to expand over the last two months, with lower gas prices boosting consumer spending.
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Ebola spreading intensely in Sierra Leone, global toll rises, WHO says

FOX News: Health - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 2:43pm
The death toll from the Ebola epidemic has risen to 6,070 out of 17,145 cases as of Nov. 30, and the virus continues to spread intensely across Sierra Leone, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.
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Ex-BP executive fighting charge that he obstructed congressional oil spill investigation

FOX News: Business - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 2:38pm
Attorneys for a former BP executive facing an obstruction charge in the 2010 Gulf oil spill asked a federal judge Wednesday to dismiss the two criminal counts as his trial approaches in March.
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World is watching how China deals with Hong Kong and its commitments to preserve freedoms

FOX News: Business - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 2:38pm
The world is watching how China deals with Hong Kong and its commitments to preserve freedoms there amid continuing tensions over prodemocracy protests, the United States' top diplomat for East Asia said Wednesday.
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Defense bill hits a snag over land swaps, wilderness expansion, dividing Senate Republicans

FOX News: Business - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 2:38pm
Speedy passage of a sweeping defense policy bill has hit a snag over public lands.
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Reba McEntire, Brooks & Dunn picked as Vegas headliners after Celine Dion shows cancelled

FOX News: Business - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 2:38pm
Country musicians Reba McEntire and Brooks & Dunn are joining forces to become the newest headliners on the Las Vegas Strip.
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Pennsylvania appeals court denies media access to records about PPL's response to 2011 storm

FOX News: Business - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 2:38pm
Media organizations aren't entitled to see documents that detail how PPL crews responded to an October 2011 snowstorm that left hundreds of thousands without power, a state appeals court ruled Wednesday.
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Tori: I'm taking Dean back

FOX News: Top Stories - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 2:32pm
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Obama, McConnell size up prospects for cooperation

FOX News: Politics - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 2:13pm
Facing a new political landscape, President Barack Obama and Sen. Mitch McConnell had a Wednesday appointment to size up prospects for cooperation between Democrats and Republicans who have shown little zest for political deal-making in the more than five years since Obama's first inauguration.
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Egyptian dies of H5N1 bird flu, bringing total to seven

FOX News: Health - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 1:58pm
Another Egyptian has died of H5N1 bird flu, bringing the total number of deaths in Egypt from the virus to seven this year out of 14 identified cases, the health ministry said on Wednesday.
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Countdown to NASA launch

FOX News: Top Stories - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 1:58pm
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Top 10 New York Stock Exchange-traded stocks posting largest percentage increases

FOX News: Business - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 1:48pm
A look at the 10 biggest percentage gainers on New York Stock Exchange at 1 p.m.: GasLog Ltd. rose 16.7 percent to $18.62.
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Restaurant companies shares mixed at 1 p.m.

FOX News: Business - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 1:48pm
Shares of some top restaurant companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Brinker International Inc. rose $.53 or 1.0 percent, to $56.23.
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Top 10 Nasdaq-traded stocks posting largest percentage decreases

FOX News: Business - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 1:48pm
A look at the 10 biggest percentage decliners on Nasdaq at 1 p.m.: Proteon Therapeutics fell 13.2 percent to $8.72.
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New York Stock Exchange's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m.

FOX News: Business - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 1:48pm
A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at 1 p.m.: AT&T Inc. fell .5 percent to $34.13 with 15,596,200 shares traded.
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Pharmaceuticals companies shares mixed at 1 p.m.

FOX News: Business - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 1:48pm
Shares of some top pharmaceuticals companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Baxter International Inc. rose $.42 or .6 percent, to $73.59.
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