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Applications for US unemployment benefits fall to 287,000; monthly average at 8-year low

FOX News: Business - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:31am
Slightly fewer Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, pushing the average number of applications in the past month to an eight-year low.
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U.S. Jobless Claims Flat At 287,000, Near Lowest Level Since 2006

FOX News: Business - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:30am
The number of people who applied for U.S. unemployment benefits in the first week of October was basically unchanged at 287,000, reflecting a labor market that's experiencing an exceedingly low rate of layoffs and probably will continue to do so for months.
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Weekly Jobless Claims Fall, Point to Firming Labor Market

FOX News: Business - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:26am
The number of first-time jobless benefit claims fell to nearly its lowest level since before the financial crisis, a sign the labor-market recovery continues.
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Holiday Sales, Hiring Should See Big Increases -- ICSC

FOX News: Business - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:23am
U.S. holiday season sales are expected to post the strongest year-over-year gain in three years, according to the International Council of Shopping Centers, given decreasing unemployment rates and an increase in wages.
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Cruz helping Kansas Sen. Roberts launch bus tour

FOX News: Politics - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:21am
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is coming to Wichita to boost the re-election campaign of fellow Republican and Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts.
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Western New York salt mine gets OK for rail project opposed by 2 Seneca Indian nations

FOX News: Business - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:20am
A western New York company has received permission to extend a rail line at its massive salt mine, a move that was opposed by two Seneca Indian nations.
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World Food Prices Dip to Four-Year Low in September

FOX News: Business - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:15am
World food prices fell to their lowest since August 2010 in September as prices of all major food groups except meat dropped, led by a sharp decline in dairy prices, the UN's food agency said on Thursday.
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Twitter News Chief Steps Down in Latest Executive Departure

FOX News: Business - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:12am
Vivian Schiller said she was stepping down as Twitter Inc's news head after nearly a year at the microblogging website, the latest executive exit from the company this year.
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Hough hits 'Nashville'

FOX News: Top Stories - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:11am
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Report: Apple Delays Larger iPad Production

FOX News: Business - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:08am
Apple Inc suppliers have delayed the production of a larger iPad to early next year, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
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Lawmakers consider changes to Secret Service

FOX News: Politics - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:08am
Key members of Congress are weighing dramatic changes to the embattled Secret Service, including moving it out of the Homeland Security Department and breaking up its mission.
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Cisco to Set Up Cloud Venture with China Hardware Manufacturer

FOX News: Business - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:06am
Cisco Systems Inc will establish an $80 million joint venture with Chinese hardware manufacturer TCL Corp to invest in commercial cloud computing services, TCL said in a stock exchange filing on Thursday.
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Zuckerberg: No Near-Term Plan to Monetize WhatsApp

FOX News: Business - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:03am
Facebook Inc, which closed its acquisition of mobile messaging service WhatsApp on Monday, has no near-term plan to make money from the service, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Thursday.
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Activision says former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani will argue its case against Noriega lawsuit

FOX News: Business - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:02am
Activision says former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani will argue for the dismissal of a case filed by disgraced Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega against the "Call of Duty" franchise.
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3 Malaysian banks merge to create Southeast Asia's fourth-largest bank

FOX News: Business - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:01am
Three Malaysian banks have announced plans for a merger to create Southeast Asia's fourth-biggest commercial lender and an Islamic bank.
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U.S. Equity Futures Higher Ahead of Full Slate of Fed Speeches

FOX News: Business - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 7:47am
U.S. stock-index futures were higher ahead of a packed schedule of speeches from Fed officials, and after a previous session of gains on interest-rate optimism.
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11 California schools closed for asbestos testing

FOX News: Health - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 7:46am
School officials in California closed 11 Orange County schools to test the properties for cancer-causing asbestos, MyFoxLA.com reported.
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New gene therapy treatment showing promise against ‘bubble boy’ disease

FOX News: Health - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 7:35am
More than a decade ago, doctors showed dramatic progress in helping infants born with a severe deficiency in their immune systems, a condition known as "bubble boy" disease. But when one quarter of treated children developed leukemia within two to five years, researchers went back to the drawing board.
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Feed ingredient unlikely to spread killer pig virus, experts say

FOX News: Health - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 7:32am
The World Organization for Animal Health said on Wednesday that an animal-feed supplement suspected of spreading a deadly pig virus is not likely to transmit the disease if manufacturers follow proper safety measures.
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