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Coast Guard boat fires on Iran-flagged vessel in Persian Gulf, officials say

FOX News: Politics - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 3:24am

A small U.S. Coast Guard boat fired a single shot toward an armed Iranian-flagged ship in the Persian Gulf during a brief encounter on Tuesday, a potentially provocative incident in a volatile area.

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Video games come of age as a spectator sport as Amazon buys Twitch for $970 million

FOX News: Business - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 3:09am
Video games have been a spectator sport since teenagers crowded around arcade machines to watch friends play "Pac-Man." And for decades, kids have gathered in living rooms to marvel at how others master games like "Street Fighter II" and "Super Mario Bros." But today there's Twitch, the online network that attracts millions of visitors, most of whom watch live and recorded footage of other people playing video games — in much the same way that football fans tune in to ESPN.
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10 things to know about corporate inversions

FOX News: Business - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 3:06am
Burger King plans to become is the latest U.S. company to shift its legal address out of the country by merging with a foreign company.
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IRS lawyer: Lois Lerner's BlackBerry deliberately destroyed after start of congressional probe

FOX News: Politics - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 3:00am

Lois Lerner’s BlackBerry was intentionally destroyed after Congress had begun its probe into IRS targeting of conservative groups, a senior IRS lawyer acknowledged in a sworn declaration.

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McSally pilots easy Arizona GOP primary win to face Democratic Rep. Barber in rematch

FOX News: Politics - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 3:00am

Martha McSally, one of  the GOP's most touted 2014 candidates, easily defeated her primary challengers Tuesday in her bid to win an Arizona congressional seat.

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Crist wins Fla. Democratic gubernatorial primary, now faces GOP incumbent Scott

FOX News: Politics - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 3:00am

Charlie Crist won Florida’s Democratic gubernatorial primary Tuesday, setting up a highly anticipated November contest with incumbent GOP Gov. Rick Scott.

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China Telecom says profit up 11.8 percent as Internet, mobile data businesses grow

FOX News: Business - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 12:34am
China Telecom Ltd., one of the country's three main state-owned carriers, says its profit rose 11.8 percent in the first half of the year as its Internet and mobile data businesses grew.
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Arizona Treasurer Doug Ducey wins GOP gubernatorial primary

FOX News: Politics - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 12:03am

Arizona Treasurer Doug Ducey emerged from a field of six Republicans to win the party's gubernatorial primary and advance to the November race for the seat of retiring GOP Gov. Jan Brewer.

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State-owned Air China first-half profit sinks by half as weaker yuan hikes costs

FOX News: Business - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:27pm
Air China says its six-month profit fell by more than half as the weakening yuan raised financing costs and other expenses.
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