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Fort Hood shooting victim denied benefits, despite Purple Heart decision

FOX News: Politics - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 6:49pm
The Obama administration has finally acknowledged that those hurt and killed in the 2009 Fort Hood shootings were victims of terrorism -- and not “workplace violence,” as it was previously described. And while formal recognition of that is set for Friday, when victims will receive the Purple Heart, it may only be symbolic.
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Medicines Co. falls in late trading as company warns 1Q sales of anticlotting drug dropped

FOX News: Business - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 6:34pm
Medicines Co. said Thursday that sales of its anti-clotting drug Angiomax fell by at least $50 million year over year in the first quarter, and its forecast came up far short of Wall Street estimates.
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Jabs at Pelosi latest sign of friction in Dem ranks

FOX News: Politics - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 6:26pm
With a leadership transition on the horizon on Capitol Hill and President Obama entering his final two years in office, cracks are beginning to show in the Democratic Party.
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Beverages companies shares mixed at the close of trading

FOX News: Business - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 6:14pm
Shares of some top beverages companies were mixed at the close of trading: Anheuser-Busch Inbev ADR rose $.38 or .3 percent, to $125.92.
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Hillary Clinton To Announce Presidential Run This Weekend, Report Says

FOX News: Business - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 5:56pm
Hillary Clinton will announce she's running for president this weekend, Business
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Safety chief wants big rig speed controls to deal with tires that shouldn't go over 75 mph

FOX News: Business - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 5:49pm
The nation's highway safety chief says his agency will seek quick action on a regulation requiring electronic speed limiters on big rigs.
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GM plans big Warren tech center overhaul, won't say if it's $1 billion project mayor revealed

FOX News: Business - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 5:30pm
General Motors Co. plans a major overhaul of its technical center in the Detroit suburb of Warren, the automaker announced Thursday, on the same day Mayor Jim Fouts revealed that an unnamed business is considering a $1 billion investment that could create 3,000 jobs.
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US senators seek probe into Southern California Edison hiring practices, use of visa program

FOX News: Business - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 5:29pm
Citing concerns about hiring practices at California's second-largest utility, a bipartisan group of U.S. senators Thursday asked for an investigation into whether companies are firing American workers and replacing them with foreigners to cut costs.
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Deutsche Bank Said To Near Plea Deal Over Libor Charges: NYT

FOX News: Business - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 5:29pm
Deutsche Bank is in talks to settle accusations --leveled by a quartet financial watchdogs--of manipulating a key interest rate, according to a report by the New York Times.
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Sen. Lindsey Graham says GOP opposition to Export-Import bank is misguided

FOX News: Business - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 5:23pm
South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham says his Republican colleagues who don't want to reauthorize money for the Export-Import bank have lost their way as conservatives.
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How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major indexes fared on Thursday

FOX News: Business - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 5:07pm
U.S. stocks edged higher Thursday as investors assessed some mixed news on company earnings.
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Nixon signs bill giving tax incentives to data storage centers, similar to 1 vetoed before

FOX News: Business - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 5:03pm
Some new and expanding data storage centers in Missouri soon will be exempt from certain state and local sales taxes under a bill signed Thursday by Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon aimed at bringing jobs and high-tech companies to the state.
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IDC: Worldwide PC Shipments At Lowest In Six Years

FOX News: Business - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 5:02pm
Worldwide PC shipments totaled 68.5 million units in the first quarter of 2015, a year-over-year decline of 6.7%, the International Data Corp. said Thursday.
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VA makes little headway in effort to cut waits for care; facilities in South have worst stats

FOX News: Business - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 4:56pm
The chronic delays plaguing the Veterans Affairs health system are concentrated in a fraction of its hospitals and clinics — many of them in the South — that have done far worse than others in delivering prompt care, according to government data reviewed by The Associated Press.
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Gap's key sales metric up 2 percent in March, helped by surging Old Navy business

FOX News: Business - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 4:55pm
Gap Inc. reported a 2 percent increase in a key revenue metric for March as surging business at Old Navy offset sales declines at its namesake division and its Banana Republic stores.
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Gartner: Worldwide PC Shipments Down 5.2% In First Quarter

FOX News: Business - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 4:49pm
Worldwide shipments of PCs totaled 7.1 million units in the first quarter, down 5.2% from a year ago, Gartner Inc. said Thursday.
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