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Activist Investor Starboard Urges Yahoo to Combine with AOL

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 12:50pm
Activist investor Starboard Value LP said Yahoo Inc should consider a strategic combination with AOL Inc to save more than $1 billion in costs.
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Germany's 2nd-biggest airline, Air Berlin, cancels order for 33 Boeing aircraft listed at $5B

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 12:47pm
Germany's second-biggest airline, Air Berlin, says it has canceled an order for 33 new Boeing jets with a list price of some $5 billion.
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Yahoo faces pressure from investor urging AOL takeover, better management of Alibaba stake

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 12:45pm
An activist investor is urging Yahoo to buy rival AOL to help the long-struggling Internet companies to become more competitive in a digital advertising market currently dominated by Google and Facebook.
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Federal worker safety agency cites Missouri communications firm in Kansas cell tower deaths

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 12:44pm
A federal safety enforcement agency is citing a Missouri-based communications company for "willful" and "serious" safety violations in the death of two workers in the collapse in March of a cell tower they were dismantling in Blaine, Kansas.
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Prosecutor: No charges in toxic tea incident that nearly killed woman at Utah restaurant

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 12:30pm
No charges will be filed in the case involving a woman who nearly died after unknowingly drinking iced tea mixed with chemicals at a Utah restaurant.
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Major California cities threaten ride-sharing firms with legal action over business practices

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 12:29pm
Ride-sharing companies Uber, Lyft and Sidecar are being threatened with legal action in San Francisco and Los Angeles over how they screen drivers and charge passengers.
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Conn. labor officials fine Mystic Pizza for below-minimum wage, failure to pay overtime

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 12:25pm
The Connecticut Department of Labor has ordered Mystic Pizza, made famous by the 1988 Julia Roberts movie of the same name, to pay 110 employees more than $105,000 in wages for being paid less than minimum wage or not receiving overtime pay.
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National Grid customers in Massachusetts see winter electric rates shoot up 37 percent

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 12:11pm
Many Massachusetts households are going to see their electric bills shoot up 37 percent this winter, a rate increase that some advocates fear will put additional strain on low-income families.
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Celebrated Edouard Manet portrait headed to NYC auction, could be record sale for the artist

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 12:00pm
A celebrated portrait by Edouard Manet of a Parisian actress in a fancy dress and bonnet is heading to auction and could be a record sale for the artist.
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Pentagon proposes tighter lending rules to protect members of the military

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:48am
The Obama administration wants to put a stop to excessive payday or car title loans for military service members.
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Telecom companies shares mixed at 10 a.m.

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:12am
Shares of some top telecom companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: AT&T Inc. rose $.05 or .1 percent, to $35.13.
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Utilities companies shares mixed at 10 a.m.

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:12am
Shares of some top utilities companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: American Electric Power Co. fell $.17 or .3 percent, to $51.92.
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Supermarkets companies shares up at 10 a.m.

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:12am
Shares of some top supermarkets companies are up at 10 a.m.: Kroger rose $.11 or .2 percent, to $51.80.
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Restaurant companies shares mixed at 10 a.m.

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:12am
Shares of some top restaurant companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Brinker International Inc. rose $.39 or .8 percent, to $50.99.
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Staffing companies shares mixed at 10 a.m.

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:12am
Shares of some top staffing companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Kelly Services Inc. class A fell $.02 or .1 percent, to $15.88.
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Specialty Retail companies shares mixed at 10 a.m.

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:12am
Shares of some top specialty retail companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Autozone Inc. rose $1.17 or .2 percent, to $505.79.
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Silver companies shares down at 10 a.m.

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:12am
Shares of some top silver companies are down at 10 a.m.: Hecla Mining Co. fell $.03 or 1.1 percent, to $2.67.
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Railroad companies shares up at 10 a.m.

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:12am
Shares of some top railroad companies are up at 10 a.m.: CSX rose $.25 or .8 percent, to $32.03.
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Medical Devices companies shares mixed at 10 a.m.

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:12am
Shares of some top medical devices companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Allergan rose $.40 or .2 percent, to $175.28.
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Managed Care companies shares mixed at 10 a.m.

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:12am
Shares of some top managed care companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Aetna fell $.04 or percent, to $82.02.
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