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World Health Organization: Spread of Ebola in West Africa is an international health emergency

FOX News: Business - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:59am
The World Health Organization on Friday declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa to be an international public health emergency that requires an extraordinary response to stop its spread.
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Artwork from 'Calvin and Hobbes' creator Bill Watterson's return to comics goes up for auction

FOX News: Business - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:58am
Artwork from "Calvin and Hobbes" creator Bill Watterson's three-day return to comics will be auctioned to benefit Parkinson's disease research.
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Markets open slightly higher as investors weigh productivity gain against geopolitical risks

FOX News: Business - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:56am
U.S. stocks are opening slightly higher as investors weigh gains in productivity against worsening geopolitical concerns.
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Huge new jellyfish apparently has no tentacles

FOX News: SciTech - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:49am
A huge new species of jellyfish discovered off western Australia looks a bit like a plastic bag—but one that can deliver a potentially lethal sting.
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Median Vegas-area home prices reach $200,000 in July for first time since August 2008

FOX News: Business - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:41am
Southern Nevada home prices continued their steady climb in July, reaching $200,000 for the first time since August 2008.
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Brooklyn's Prospect Park being taken over by 18-foot weeds

FOX News: SciTech - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:37am
If you happen to be in the NYC area on Aug. 16 and 23 and aren't afraid to trudge through sediment-filled water, the Prospect Park Alliance has a task: chopping down the weeds—some of them as high as 18 feet—that are proliferating in the park.
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'Cape-wearing' dolphin turns out to be new species

FOX News: SciTech - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:37am
It's not every day that scientists identify a new mammal especially one that can grow to be more than 8 feet long.
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Colorado's consumer spending rebounding after Great Recession

FOX News: Business - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:33am
A new report from the federal government shows consumer spending in Colorado has increased since the Great Recession ended in 2009.
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Federal report shows Texas outpaced US in growth of per capita consumer spending

FOX News: Business - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:32am
Steady growth in consumer spending, spurred by increasing disposable income and job creation, has helped fuel the Texas economy over the last 15 years, according to a new report by the U.S. Commerce Department's Bureau of Economic Analysis.
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Obama authorizes airstrikes in Iraq, says 'America is coming to help'

FOX News: Politics - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:30am

Declaring that "America is coming to help," President Obama announced Thursday night in a televised address that he has authorized the U.S. military to conduct airstrikes "if necessary" against Islamist militants in Iraq, and the military has conducted a mission to drop humanitarian aid there to help religious minorities stranded amid the violence.

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New consumer spending data show Wisconsin lagging neighbors in recovery from recession

FOX News: Business - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:30am
Wisconsin's sluggish recovery from the Great Recession was reflected Thursday in new figures that show growth in consumer spending has lagged behind neighboring states and the nation as a whole.
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US report: Michigan consumer spending rose 3.3 percent in 2012, lags US rate over 15 years

FOX News: Business - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:30am
A federal report says Michigan's per-capita consumer spending rose 3.2 percent in the latest year, compared with a national increase of 4.1 percent.
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30 coins US Mint made to test designs, metals sold for more than $500,000

FOX News: Business - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:29am
Thirty coins stamped by the U.S. Mint in the 19th century to test designs and metals have sold at auction for more than a half-million dollars.
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Judge dismisses lawsuit in alleged genital amputation case

FOX News: Health - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:16am

A judge has ruled to dismiss a lawsuit claiming a man went in for a circumcision and awoke in the hospital with his penis amputated, MyFoxAL.com reported. 

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US conducts 2nd airdrop of food, water to Iraqi refugees after airstrikes

FOX News: Politics - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:07am

The U.S. military launched two more rounds of airstrikes Friday against Islamic militants in northern Iraq, taking out two mortar positions and a seven-vehicle convoy, the Pentagon said.

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US conducts 2nd airdrop of food, water to Iraqi refugees after airstrikes

FOX News: Politics - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:07am

The U.S. military launched two more rounds of airstrikes Friday against Islamic militants in northern Iraq, taking out two mortar positions and a seven-vehicle convoy, the Pentagon said.

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