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Splunk, Tesla, Apple, Fred's are big market movers

FOX News: Business - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 4:48pm
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Big Lots Inc., down 85 cents to $46.35 Shares of the discount retailer fell, even as it reported a second-quarter profit that beat Wall Street expectations.
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Kraft recalls 7,691 cases of its American Singles cheese because it may go bad prematurely

FOX News: Business - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 4:44pm
Kraft voluntarily recalled 7,691 cases of its American Singles cheese product Friday because an ingredient was stored improperly by a supplier.
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Duke Energy proposes $1.9 billion Indiana grid upgrade; utility says plan would reduce outages

FOX News: Business - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 4:38pm
Duke Energy asked state regulators Friday to approve a nearly $2 billion upgrade of its Indiana electric grid, improvements the utility said would help reduce power outages by adding "self-healing" smart technologies to the grid.
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IMF Board Says It Has 'confidence' In Lagarde's Ability To Do Her Job

FOX News: Business - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 4:30pm
The executive board of the International Monetary Fund said on Friday it is still has confidence in the ability of Managing Director Christine Lagarde to do her job.
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Critics challenge costs of PNM plan to shutter part of coal-fired power plan

FOX News: Business - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 4:29pm
The state's largest electric utility is underestimating the costs that will be passed on to customers under a proposal to shut down part of an aging coal-fired power plant in northwestern New Mexico, according to a regulatory filing made Friday by renewable energy advocates.
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United Therapeutics Soars 28.5% on Drug Patent Ruling

FOX News: Business - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 4:28pm
United Therapeutics shares soared 28.5 percent on Friday after the company won a court ruling in a patent dispute that blocks Novartis AG from selling a generic version of its best-selling Remodulin hypertension drug.
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Standard & Poor's 500 edges higher to close at record high; Avago soars on earnings

FOX News: Business - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 4:17pm
The Standard & Poor's 500 is ending the week at a record high after a day of quiet trading.
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Ukraine Seeks to Join Nato; Putin Compares Kiev to Nazis

FOX News: Business - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 4:17pm
Ukraine called on Friday for full membership in NATO, its strongest plea yet for Western military help, after accusing Russia of sending in armored columns that have driven back its forces on behalf of pro-Moscow rebels.
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Orbitz Ends Dispute with American, US Airways

FOX News: Business - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 4:15pm
Orbitz says it reached an agreement that will allow it to continue selling American Airlines and US Airways tickets on its sites.
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Oil Higher on Ukraine Tensions, But Posts Second Monthly Fall

FOX News: Business - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 4:12pm
Crude oil prices posted their second straight monthly losses, despite rising on Friday on worries that the intensifying Ukraine crisis may trigger more sanctions and as U.S. economic data portended strong demand in the world's largest oil consumer.
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Figures on government spending and debt

FOX News: Business - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 4:12pm
Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated).
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Crisis in the Classroom: Surge of illegal immigrant kids poses challenge for schools

FOX News: Politics - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 4:04pm

What was a crisis on America's southern border is now turning into a major challenge for school administrators across the country.

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Wall Street Ends the Month on a High Note

FOX News: Business - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 4:00pm
The market had a rocky morning after the UK raised its terror threat level, but stocks rebounded from those losses -- leading the Dow to its biggest monthly gain since February.
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Judge dismisses lawsuit challenging Sen. Thad Cochran's victory in Republican primary runoff

FOX News: Politics - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 3:52pm

A Mississippi judge dismissed a lawsuit Friday that seeks to overturn six-term Sen. Thad Cochran's victory in a Republican primary runoff.

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US rig count up 18 in latest week to 1,914; Texas up 12

FOX News: Business - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 3:51pm
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 18 this week to 1,914.
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Prosecutor: Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell took bribes from CEO

FOX News: Politics - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 3:48pm

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell took bribes and sold his office to promote a sketchy nutritional supplement for a businessman who showered him and his wife with more than $165,000 in loans and gifts, including designer dresses and a Rolex watch, prosecutors said Friday.

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Wheat, corn and soybeans lower, oats higher on the CBOT; beef and pork higher on the CME.

FOX News: Business - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 3:48pm
Grain futures were mostly lower Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
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Experimental Ebola drug heals all monkeys in study

FOX News: Health - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 3:46pm

An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa -- once more of it can be made.

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