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Hospira May Buy Danone Unit, Ditch U.S. Tax Status: Report

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 6:53pm
Hospira Inc. is in talks to buy Danone S.A.'s medical-nutrition unit in a cash-and-stock deal that could be worth nearly $5 billion, the Financial Times reported Sunday, cited unnamed sources familiar with the situation.
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Glaxo CEO Floats Possible Consumer Spin-off: Report

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 6:29pm
GlaxoSmithKline PLC's chief executive said the British drug giant was open to spinning off its consumer health-care business at some point in the future, according to comments in a Financial Times interview published Sunday.
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Russell painting symbolizing railroad's effect on American Indians draws $1.9M at auction

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 6:27pm
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Survey: US gas prices fall 9 cents a gallon to $3.58 in largest drop this year

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 2:48pm
A national survey finds the average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has plummeted 9 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $3.58.
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'Lucy' starring Scarlett Johansson tops box office ahead of Dwayne Johnson in 'Hercules'

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 2:14pm
Luc Besson's "Lucy" proved mind can overpower muscle, topping a remake of "Hercules" by director Brett Ratner at the box office on the weekend.
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NYC's bus terminal, the nation's busiest with 220,000 riders a day, soon to get patchwork fix

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 11:48am
At the nation's busiest bus station, winding lines of riders wait amid cracked floors, crumbling ceiling tiles and a wheezing air-conditioning system helped along by old-fashioned floor fans.
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Cable snaps on Ohio amusement park ride that swings riders up to 125 feet in the air; 2 hurt

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 11:03am
An Ohio amusement park ride that swings riders up to 125 feet in the air has been closed indefinitely after a cable snapped, injuring two visitors.
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Indian foreign minister says 3-day Nepal trip successful, electricity deal finalized

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 2:40am
India's foreign minister says her trip to Nepal is successful and the two countries are finalizing an agreement on power trade.
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Boeing Co. CEO apologizes for saying 'employees will still be cowering'; unions decry comment

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 5:50pm
Boeing Co. CEO Jim McNerney apologized Friday for saying the aerospace giant's employees were "cowering" during his tenure, a comment one union official called "a new low" in the company's relationship with workers.
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Governor's race jobs debate: Ohio adds 244K jobs under GOP's Kasich; state's recovery slow

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 3:44pm
Ask politician, pundit and voter alike and they will tell you the same thing: The November election is about jobs.
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Hamas Rejects Gaza Cease-fire Extension: Reports

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 3:43pm
Hamas forces on Saturday night rejected a four-hour cease-fire extension in Gaza proposed by Israel, according to news reports.
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Fast food workers vote to add civil disobedience to latest campaign for higher pay, union

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 3:07pm
Fast food workers from across the country have voted in suburban Chicago to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation by including civil disobedience.
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Nissan recalls more than 220,000 vehicles over faulty air bag, bringing total recall to 664K

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 1:14pm
Nissan is recalling more than 226,000 additional vehicles over a defective air bag that has affected much of the global auto industry.
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Israel Extends Cease-fire In Gaza

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 1:01pm
Israel said Saturday that it had extended ther 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza by four hours, until midnight Saturday, and would consider an eight-hour extension into the day on Sunday, according to media reports.
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Aspiring farmers get a plot of land and mentoring on agriculture incubators across the US

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 12:41pm
Dozens of incubator farms are springing up around the country to nurture the next generation of agricultural entrepreneurs.
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FedEx charges raise questions about shipping industry's role in scrutinizing online pharmacies

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 10:42am
FedEx Corp., the latest shipper to be accused in a federal probe involving illegal online pharmacies, says it will fight the charges that it knowingly shipped drugs to people who lack valid prescriptions.
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Teachers learn how to spur math and science education by working summer jobs inside tech firms

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 10:36am
A small but growing number of science and math teachers aren't spending the summer at the beach or catching up on books, they're toiling at companies, practicing the principles they teach.
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Promises of easier nuclear power plant construction fall short in new round of building

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 9:44am
The U.S. nuclear industry has started building its first new plants in decades using prefabricated Lego-like blocks meant to save time and money.
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Connecticut rail tracks considered weak link in 390-mile freight rail system in New England

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 8:54am
From the port of New London on Long Island Sound north through Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont and into Canada, a 390-mile freight rail system linking New England to the rest of the Northeast lacks a key element: a 21st-century rail line in Connecticut.
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Hong Kong fights for its future in the face of growing Chinese influence

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 1:51am
As skyscrapers around Hong Kong harbor erupted into a reverie of laser beams and giant digital displays during their synchronized nightly light show, one innocuous 28-story building near the water's edge had stayed dark for months, clad in bamboo scaffolding for a face-lift.
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