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United Technologies Posts Mixed First Quarter

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 7:08am
The industrial company unveiled adjusted first-quarter earnings per share that outpaced Wall Street estimates, while revenue came in shy of expectations.
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Fifth Third Bancorp meets 1Q net income expectations, tops revenue forecasts

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 7:00am
Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) on Tuesday reported first-quarter profit of $382 million.
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DuPont tops 1Q net income expectations, misses revenue forecasts

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 6:27am
DuPont Co. (DD) on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $1.03 billion.
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Despite troubles, 6 reasons why McDonald's is still far from death's door

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 3:00am
McDonald's sales have been sputtering for more than two years and the company seems trapped in a cycle of bad headlines that likely won't end soon.
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US chamber of commerce in China urges more transparency from government, rule of law

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 2:54am
The American Chamber of Commerce in China is calling for more government transparency and fairness as the confidence of U.S. companies in the country's investment climate deteriorates.
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Biden, energy secretary visiting Philadelphia on Tuesday to speak at Peco Energy

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 2:37am
Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz will travel to Philadelphia to speak at a utility company.
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Japan's maglev, fastest train in world, breaks own speed record at 603 kph (375 mph)

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 2:36am
A Japanese maglev that is the fastest passenger train in the world has broken its own speed record.
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Japan's space agency seeks support for 2018 moon landing in bid to keep pace with China, India

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 2:14am
Japan's space agency says it is considering a mission to the moon by 2018 or early 2019, part of an effort to beef up aerospace technology and keep pace with China and other emerging powers.
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Questions and answers as bird flu spreads to chicken farms, taking biggest toll yet

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 1:52am
Poultry producers and scientists have been hoping warmer weather would knock down a virulent strain of bird flu that has hammered the Midwest, but the virus recently took its biggest toll yet, hitting a farm in Iowa that held nearly 10 percent of the state's egg-laying chickens.
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South Carolina newspaper's domestic violence series wins Pulitzer; NY Times wins 3, LA Times 2

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 1:37am
When South Carolina was ranked as having the highest rate of women being killed by men, The Post and Courier of Charleston set out to explore why.
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Hong Kong rebound leads Asian stocks higher as pessimism over China market measures fades

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 1:11am
Hong Kong led Asian stocks higher Tuesday as investors shook off initial pessimism over new measures by China's market regulator.
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Blue Bell Creameries issues recall of all products after samples test positive for listeria

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 11:19pm
Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries issued a voluntary recall Monday night for all of its products on the market after two samples of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for listeria, a potentially deadly bacteria.
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Blue Bell Recalls All Its Products In All Markets

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 10:45pm
Blue Bell Creameries L.P. said late Monday it was voluntarily recalling all of its products on sale anywhere for fear of listeria infection.
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Interior Secretary Jewell to announce listing decision for sage grouse in Nevada, California

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 10:41pm
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell plans to announce Tuesday whether she will move forward with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's earlier proposal to order federal protection for a type of sage grouse found only in California and Nevada.
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Asia Stocks: Latest Quotes

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 10:36pm
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average ) up 0.9% (at break) ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index ) up 1.5% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index ) down 0.3% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200 ) up 0.6% ; Seoul (Kospi ) up 0.1% ; Taipei (Taiex ) up 0.2% Copyright © 2015 MarketWatch, Inc.
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Hong Kong Stocks Rebound Strongly After Heavy Declines

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 10:34pm
Hong Kong stocks bounced back sharply Tuesday morning after suffering its biggest fall in four months the previous day.
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Australia Stocks Rally, With Rio Tinto Report In Focus

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 9:06pm
Australian stocks got off to a strong start Tuesday, with the S&P/ASX 200 up 0.9% about an hour into trade, brushing off the dust from a 0.8% fall in the previous session.
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Japan Stocks Start Higher, With Financials Strong After U.S. Earnings

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 8:38pm
Japanese stocks started with gains Tuesday, helped by a weaker yen and a strong U.S. advance, almost the exact opposite situation from Monday's open.
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Obama to hold reception for lawmakers saluting overhaul of Medicare payment system

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 7:39pm
President Barack Obama has invited Democratic and Republican lawmakers to the White House for a reception thanking them for their work on legislation permanently changing how Medicare pays doctors.
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Interstate 80 in southeast Wyoming closed again because of another chain-reaction crash

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 7:12pm
Trucks and cars piled into one another Monday in dense fog on Interstate 80 in southeast Wyoming, resulting in a fiery chain-reaction crash that killed one person, injured 16 and sent up a column of thick black smoke.
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