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Sierra Leone to shut down for 3 days to slow Ebola

FOX News: Health - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:59am

Shoppers crowded streets and markets in Sierra Leone's capital on Thursday stocking up for a three-day shutdown that authorities will hope will slow the spread of the Ebola outbreak that is accelerating across West Africa.

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Former AT&T partners petition FCC to block DirecTV bid

FOX News: Business - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:58am
More than ninety former business partners of AT&T Inc are demanding the Federal Communications Commision block the wireless carrier's $48.5 billion bid for DirecTV, saying the company engaged in anti-competitive behavior and violated fiduciary duty.
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Uber must face lawsuit over gratuity charge: court ruling

FOX News: Business - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:54am
A U.S. judge rejected a bid by the online for-hire car service Uber to dismiss a civil lawsuit that accuses the company of charging customers a 20 percent driver gratuity but pocketing most of the additional revenue instead.
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Melissa Rivers back on TV

FOX News: Top Stories - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:26am
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Jen's kids can't use Internet

FOX News: Top Stories - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:26am
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Another avalanche of bad polls for Senate Dems

FOX News: Politics - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:23am
New surveys show Republican gains in key midterm races with control of the Senate the prize.
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Dem House candidate’s business faced warrant for $100K in unpaid taxes

FOX News: Politics - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:20am
A business owned by a Democratic House candidate who frequently touts his private sector experience was hit with a tax warrant in 2008 for a failure to pay more than a hundred thousand dollars in New York state taxes.
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Black lung is on the rise: Rates up 900 percent over past 15 years

FOX News: Health - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:17am
Just 15 years ago, scientists were confident that the advanced, incurable version of black lung disease had been all but wiped out.
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Ukrainian president pleads with US for military aid, tells Congress 'blankets' not enough

FOX News: Politics - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:14am
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko pleaded for U.S. military aid Thursday in a high-profile address to Congress, saying that while nonlethal aid like blankets and night-vision goggles is important, "one cannot win the war with blankets.”
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Ninety percent of EPA stimulus funding for diesel reduction program misspent

FOX News: Politics - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:10am
Over 90 percent of funding for a diesel reduction program paid for by the stimulus law was misspent, according to a report by the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Inspector General (OIG).
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Crest to remove potentially harmful microbeads from toothpaste

FOX News: Health - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:09am

Those little blue microbeads in your Crest toothpaste may be getting stuck in your teeth and gums, prompting dentists to ask toothpaste manufacturers for a change.

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Santander In Pact With Fed After Unauthorized Dividend Payment

FOX News: Business - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:04am
The Federal Reserve announced Thursday that Santander Holdings USA Inc., the U.S. affiliate of Banco Santander , has agreed to strengthen its management practices after the bank declared a cash dividend on its common stock that was not authorized in advance by the U.S. central bank.
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Al Qaeda cell in Syria poses ISIS-level threat, intel chief says

FOX News: Politics - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 10:48am
A group of Al Qaeda fighters in Syria is emerging as a rival terror threat to the Islamic State.
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Texas quarterback becomes second NCAA player of season to quit over concussions

FOX News: Health - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 10:45am

For the second time in less than two weeks, a starting NCAA football quarterback has announced he’s stepping away from the game citing concerns over multiple concussions.


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Natural Gas Futures Extend Losses After Supply Report

FOX News: Business - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 10:41am
U.S. natural-gas inventories rose 90 billion cubic feet on the week ended Sept. 12, the Energy Information Administration said Thursday.
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