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US productivity falls in fourth quarter; labor costs rise

FOX News: Business - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 8:38am
U.S. worker productivity unexpectedly fell in the fourth quarter.
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US jobless claims unexpectedly fall as job market strengthens

FOX News: Business - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 8:34am
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week.
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Charlie Walk departs 'The Four' following sexual harassment allegations

FOX News: Top Stories - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 8:33am
Charlie Walk, a prominent music exec, will not take part in the Feb. 8 finale episode of "The Four" following a former employee's claim that he sexually harassed her.
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US worker productivity falls at 0.1 percent rate in fourth quarter while labor costs rise

FOX News: Business - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 8:32am
US worker productivity falls at 0.1 percent rate in fourth quarter while labor costs rise.
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German nationalist, Muslim convert: Politician is both

FOX News: Top Stories - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 8:27am
An immigrant from Russia who has been active in the nationalist Alternative for Germany party for years surprised fellow members recently by announcing he'd converted to Islam.
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Turn on the tap: EU acts to improve water, reduce plastic

FOX News: Business - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 8:26am
The European Union is revamping its water quality rules to address possible new health hazards and limit plastic waste by discouraging people from drinking bottled water.
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Ghana sisters blending style, tradition for Muslim women

FOX News: Top Stories - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 8:23am
Two sisters in Ghana are creating Islamic-friendly fashion from the locally produced fabrics that are wildly popular across West Africa.
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Package delivery growth, U.S. tax law boosts UPS quarterly profit

FOX News: Business - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 8:21am
Feb 1 (Reuters) - United Parcel Service Inc, the world's largest package delivery company, reported a quarterly net profit on Thursday that was boosted by growth in deliveries in the U.S. and abroad and benefits from changes to U.S. tax law.
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Prince Harry's billionaire friend was three times over legal drinking limit when thrown from speedboat and drowned

FOX News: Top Stories - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 8:05am
A billionaire friend of Prince Harry was three times the legal drink-drive limit when he was thrown from his powerful new speedboat and drowned, an inquest has heard.
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Man who made food run after hitting pedestrian pleads guilty

FOX News: Top Stories - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 8:04am
A Massachusetts man police say made a Taco Bell run after striking and killing a pedestrian with his vehicle has been sentenced to up to six years in prison.
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Ex-priest charged in decades-old Delaware child rape case

FOX News: Top Stories - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 8:00am
Delaware has for the first time brought criminal child molestation charges against a Catholic priest.
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UPS beats Street 4Q forecasts

FOX News: Business - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 7:54am
United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $1.1 billion, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
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These 2 Bargain High-Yield Stocks Just Raised Their Dividends

FOX News: Business - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 7:47am
Not all stocks are expensive -- these two are attractively priced and pay excellent, reliable dividends.
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How Safe Is General Dynamics' (GD) Stock Dividend?

FOX News: Business - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 7:47am
General Dynamics is a Dividend Aristocrat, but that doesn't mean you should blindly accept that its dividend is safe.
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Egypt court sets date to rule on 'foreign funding' NGO case

FOX News: Top Stories - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 7:44am
Egypt's highest appeals court has set a verdict date of April 5 for the so-called "foreign funding" case involving international non-governmental organizations accused of stoking unrest during the country's 2011 Arab Spring uprising.
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Israeli firm takes venture world with crowdfunding approach

FOX News: Top Stories - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 7:43am
Israeli venture capitalist Jonathan Medved launched his OurCrowd funding platform five years ago by billing it as a novel way to enable individual investors to get a piece of the action on the country's vibrant start-up scene, traditionally the playground of well-heeled venture funds.
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Jailed Catalan separatists take case to UN working group

FOX News: Top Stories - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 7:40am
Lawyers representing three jailed Catalan separatists have lodged a case with the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention over their "unlawful" imprisonment.
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Blackstone posts higher fourth-quarter economic net income

FOX News: Business - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 7:39am
Blackstone Group LP , the world's largest manager of alternative assets such as private equity and real estate, said on Thursday that its fourth-quarter economic net income rose 5 percent year-on-year to $850 million.
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Jobs data projected to show faster January growth

FOX News: Business - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 7:38am
Employers in the U.S. added 180,000 jobs last month, up from 148,000 in December, according to economists surveyed by Thomson Reuters. President Trump touted labor market strength in his State of the Union address.
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Americans Are Getting Closer to Meeting Their Retirement Savings Needs – but Many Are Still Far Behind

FOX News: Business - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 7:36am
New data shows that while Americans are doing a better job of saving on a whole, a large chunk of workers still risk retiring with inadequate savings.
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