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Bayer Eyes More Deals After Bulking Up Consumer Care

FOX News: Business - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 9:20am
Bayer is eyeing further takeover deals after wrapping up the acquisition of Merck & Co. Inc.'s consumer health business, the German drugmaker's chief executive said on Thursday.
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Consumers Ditch Cereal, Kellogg Sales Sink Again

FOX News: Business - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 9:14am
Kellogg Co posted its sixth straight quarter of weaker net sales in its U.S. cereal business as demand for products such as Corn Flakes and Rice Krispies wane in its biggest market.
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Magic mushrooms create a hyperconnected brain

FOX News: SciTech - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 9:14am
Magic mushrooms may give users trippy experiences by creating a hyperconnected brain.
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Democrat running for lieutenant governor of Arkansas used to be a stripper

FOX News: Politics - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 9:11am
Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor in Arkansas John Burkhalter said being a male stripper in Little Rock was one of the many “tough jobs” he had in his past.
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Philadelphia Fed Hires Search Firm To Find New President

FOX News: Business - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 9:11am
The Philadelphia Fed announced Thursday that it has hired the executive search firm Kom Ferry to help find a new president.
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Shell outpaces peers with profit growth, keeps spending

FOX News: Business - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 9:08am
Royal Dutch Shell has outpaced peers with a forecast-beating rise in quarterly profit and said it would spend heavily next year on key projects, even as oil majors prepare to weather the full impact of a sharp drop in oil prices.
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Warrant issued for husband of Delaware lawmaker over GOP sign swiping

FOX News: Politics - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 9:07am
Police in Delaware are looking for the husband of a state senator who was caught on video taking down political signs put up by Republican challengers.
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NYTimes Profit Beats Views on Strong Digital Growth

FOX News: Business - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 9:06am
Newspaper publisher New York Times Co reported a bigger-than-expected quarterly adjusted profit, as a 17 percent rise in digital subscription sales offset a decline in print advertising revenue.
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Bombardier 3rd-qtr profit tops estimates as plane deliveries jump

FOX News: Business - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 9:03am
Bombardier Inc, a Canadian plane and train maker, on Thursday reported better-than-expected third-quarter earnings as aircraft deliveries shot up nearly 60 percent.
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TWC Loses More Video Customers in 3Q

FOX News: Business - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 8:51am
Time Warner Cable Inc (NYSE:TWC), the No. 2 U.S. cable TV operator, lost more video subscribers than analysts had expected in the third quarter as more customers opt for internet streaming services offered by companies such as Netflix Inc (NASDAQ:NFLX).
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New York Times Reports Narrower Q3 Loss, Expects Bigger Q4 Drop In Ad Sales

FOX News: Business - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 8:48am
New York Times reported Thursday a third-quarter loss, including discontinued operations, that narrowed to $12.5 million, or 8 cents a share, from $24.2 million, or 16 cents a share, in the year-earlier period.
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MasterCard beats expectations in 3Q as Americans grow more willing to break out the plastic

FOX News: Business - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 8:45am
MasterCard's third-quarter net income rose thanks to continued volume growth as Americans grow more confident about the economy and appear less hesitant to use credit cards.
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Trade, Defense Spending Lift 3Q Economic Growth

FOX News: Business - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 8:38am
A smaller trade deficit and surge in defense spending boosted the economy, but other details in the 3Q growth report hinted at some momentum loss.
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U.S. jobless claims rise, but underlying labor market trends firming

FOX News: Business - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 8:33am
The number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits rose for a second-straight week, but remained at levels consistent with a firming labor market.
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What happens if Senate battle ends in a tie?

FOX News: Politics - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 8:33am
There have been ties in the Senate before. One as recently as 13 years ago. But unlike professional sports, there isn’t a standard procedure to work out a Senate tie.
 
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Applications for US unemployment benefits rise slightly but remain near 14-year low

FOX News: Business - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 8:31am
The number of people seeking unemployment benefits rose slightly last week, but remained at historically low levels that signal a strengthening job market.
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Marlboro maker Altria's 3Q profit up slightly as higher prices offset fewer cigarette shipped

FOX News: Business - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 8:31am
Marlboro maker Altria Group Inc.'s profit rose slightly the third quarter as higher prices helped to offset decline in the number of cigarettes it sold.
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