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Wheat, corn, and oats higher, and soybeans lower on the CBOT; beef higher and pork lower on the CME.

FOX News: Business - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:41pm
Grain futures were mostly higher Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
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Doctors pin hopes on new Ebola drug for both US patients

FOX News: Top Stories - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:40pm
AN EXPERIMENTAL DRUG never tested before on human Ebola patients is being used to treat both an American journalist who contracted the disease while working in Liberia and the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the US.
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    Dr. Manny: Experimental Ebola drug already saved 8-year-old cancer patient

    FOX News: Health - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:30pm
    Two Ebola patients in the United States are receiving experimental therapy initially developed to treat other viral infections. It has never been tested on human Ebola patients, but it was used back in March, when a social media campaign petitioned for “compassionate use” to treat an 8-year-old cancer patient with a life-threatening viral infection.
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    Early voting halted in Vermont city after 5 candidates left off ballot

    FOX News: Politics - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:29pm
    Burlington announced Monday that ballots for the Nov. 4 election would be reprinted at a cost of $10,000.
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    Dudley: Economy Appears to Be on Track for Mid-2015 Rate Hike

    FOX News: Business - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:24pm
    Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley said Tuesday the U.S. central bank can likely hold off on raising short-term interest rates until 2015 given the expected path of the economy.
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    Red Ink Returns on Wall Street Amid Global Jitters

    FOX News: Business - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:20pm
    Red Ink Returns: U.S. equities saw sharp losses, which accelerated into the last hour of trade on Tuesday, as worries over international growth were reignited by reports from Germany and the IMF.
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    Soggy Weather Slows State's Corn, Soybean Harvests

    FOX News: Business - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:19pm
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday that last week's often-heavy rains across Illinois has put the corn harvest at just 23 percent complete — half of the pace of the previous half decade. Efforts to bring in soybeans haven't fared much better, with farmers having been able to cut just 18 percent, down from 32 percent over the previous five years.
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    World's 2 largest commercial aircraft makers at odds over deployable black boxes

    FOX News: Business - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:18pm
    The world's two largest commercial aircraft manufacturers are at odds over equipping planes with deployable black boxes that would be easier to find in the event of an ocean crash.
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    Labor Dept. says 168 million children worldwide are laborers, 85 million in hazardous jobs

    FOX News: Business - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:17pm
    The Labor Department reported Tuesday that about 168 million children, aged 5 to 7, worked last year as laborers around the world, about half of them in hazardous jobs.
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    Actavis Plans New Merger Approach for Allergan: Report

    FOX News: Business - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:14pm
    Actavis Plc plans to make a new approach for Allergan Inc about a potential merger, as the Botox maker warms up to the possibility of a sale, said people familiar with the matter.
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    Dow average slides 200 points as evidence of a global slowdown mounts; SodaStream plunges

    FOX News: Business - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:12pm
    The stock market is slumping as investors worry that global economic growth is slowing.
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    Dollar Posts Worst Two-Day Loss vs Yen in Eight Months

    FOX News: Business - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:12pm
    The dollar fell against the yen for a second straight session on Tuesday, retracing most of its gains posted following last week's robust U.S. nonfarm payrolls report, but the decline came as no surprise after five straight weeks of rises.
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    U.S. Consumer Credit Rises Less Than Expected in August

    FOX News: Business - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:10pm
    U.S. consumer credit increased less than expected in August and growth for the prior month was revised lower, giving a cautious signal about the pace of economic expansion.
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    U.S. Consumer Credit Climbs In August At Slowest Rate In Nine Months

    FOX News: Business - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:06pm
    Americans pulled out their credit cards a touch less in August after splurging in July, causing the growth in consumer credit to drop back to its slowest rate in nine months.
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    Consumer spending increases $13.5 billion in August even though credit card borrowing fell

    FOX News: Business - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:00pm
    U.S. consumers increased their borrowing in August in the category that covers auto loans and student loans but cut back on their credit card borrowing.
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    Justina Pelletier back in hospital, family says

    FOX News: Health - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 2:56pm
    Justina Pelletier, the teen who was at the center of a bitter custody battle triggered by differing diagnoses at two Massachusetts hospitals, is back in the hospital, a family member told FoxNews.com.
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    Twitter Sues Justice Department for Right to Reveal Surveillance Requests

    FOX News: Business - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 2:41pm
    Twitter has sued the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation seeking the right to provide more specifics about the extent of U.S. government surveillance and requests for information from federal agencies.
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