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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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Sources: Former Guantanamo detainees suspected of joining ISIS, other groups in Syria

FOX News: Politics - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 8:29am
As many as 20 to 30 former Guantanamo Bay detainees -- some of whom were released within the last three years -- are suspected by intelligence and Defense officials of having joined forces with the Islamic State and other militant groups inside Syria, Fox News has learned.
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ConocoPhillips 3Q Profit Up on Nigeria Asset Sale

FOX News: Business - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 8:21am
The largest U.S. independent oil company posted higher third-quarter profit on Thursday, lifted by the sale of its Nigerian business.
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Health experts question effectiveness of quarantines

FOX News: Health - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 8:18am
The Spanish flu pandemic a century ago prompted the last large-scale quarantines in this country. Now the Ebola outbreak is raising new questions about whether ordering quarantines is an effective way to fight deadly disease in the U.S.
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Futures Fall as Investors Continue to Digest Fed View

FOX News: Business - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 8:17am
U.S. stock-index futures pared back early losses in the pre-market after an upbeat reading on third-quarter U.S. economic growth.
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MasterCard Profit Jumps as Card Usage Rises

FOX News: Business - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 8:13am
The world's second-largest debit and credit card company posted a 15.5% increase in quarterly profit as more customers used cards to make purchases.
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Hawaii lava flow is slow, gentle yet unrelenting as it edges close to town's road, homes

FOX News: SciTech - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 8:13am
Pele, the Hawaiian volcano goddess, moves gradually and persistently as she deposits lava across the Big Island of Hawaii. People in the small town lying in its path say the lava will reshape th...
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MasterCard's Stock Rises Premarket After Profit, Sales Beat

FOX News: Business - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 8:13am
MasterCard's stock rose 2% in premarket trade Thursday, after the credit-card company reported third-quarter profit and sales that beat expectations.
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Kellogg Profit Hit By Accounting Change, Cost Cuts And Lower Sales

FOX News: Business - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 8:12am
Kellogg Co. said Thursday it had net income of $224 million, or 62 cents a share, in the third quarter, down from $326 million, or 90 cents a share, in the year-earlier period, weighed down by a cost-cutting program, the impact of mark-to-market accounting and lower sales.
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McCarthy was held at gunpoint

FOX News: Top Stories - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 8:10am
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The best cruise lines

FOX News: Top Stories - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 8:10am
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'Boo Boo': More kid victims

FOX News: Top Stories - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 8:10am
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