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Staples meets 2Q net income expectations, misses revenue forecasts

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 6:52am
Staples Inc. (SPLS) on Wednesday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $36 million.
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China's stock market rebounds from decline but volatility rattles investors

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 6:45am
China's volatile stock market is taking shareholders on a white-knuckle ride, threatening to drive out the small investors Beijing hopes will help pay for reforms of state industry.
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Lowe's 2Q Sales Beat on Demand For Appliances, Outdoor Equipment

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 6:36am
The No. 2 U.S. home improvement chain reported better-than-expected quarterly same-store sales, helped by higher demand for consumer goods including appliances and outdoor power equipment.
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Lowe's misses 2Q profit expectations, tops revenue forecasts

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 6:14am
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Russia hits French chain Auchan with food inspections at time of political tension

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 5:46am
Russian authorities say they are conducting "systematic" inspections at French supermarket chain Auchan following concerns about poor-quality meat.
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Carlsberg slashes 2015 earnings forecast as Russia, Ukraine weigh on second-quarter results

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 4:52am
Danish brewer Carlsberg has lowered its full-year earnings forecast after declining beer sales in Russia and Ukraine hurt second-quarter profits.
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Q&A: Move over, .com, here come new Internet addresses with .coffee, .legal, .energy and more

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 4:50am
Hundreds of new Internet address suffixes that are alternatives to ".com" have been coming on the market since early 2014 and more are on the way.
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Top 10 new Internet domain suffixes, from .agency to .today

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 4:50am
The top 10 new Internet domain suffixes in alphabetical order, according to Donuts Inc., a domain seller: .agency .email .expert .fitness .guru .media .photography .services .solutions .today
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Who needs .com? Not-coms like .vegas, .pr, .nyc are trending

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 4:46am
Did the website address you just went to really end with ".vegas" instead of ".com"? It's not a mistake.
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A meal and a webcam form unlikely recipe for S. Korean fame, and a challenge for TV industry

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 3:38am
Every evening, 14-year-old Kim Sung-jin orders fried chicken, delivery pizza or Chinese food to eat in a small room in his family's home south of Seoul.
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Seeking distance from Obama, Clinton voices opposition to Arctic drilling, Keystone XL delays

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 3:05am
Hillary Rodham Clinton is voicing opposition to President Barack Obama's authorization for oil drilling in the Alaska Arctic and his delays on Keystone XL, in some of the clearest signs of the Democratic front-runner distancing herself from the president.
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The Bush boost: Donors who gave to Jeb Bush's father and brother account for half of his money

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 3:04am
Jeb Bush's fundraising network is two generations in the making, and it shows.
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China's main Shanghai stock index falls further, other Asian markets lower

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 3:01am
China's main Shanghai stock index fell again on Wednesday, leading Asian stock markets lower a day after a sharp fall rattled investors around the world.
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AmEx adds a cash-back feature to its Serve prepaid debit cards as it seeks new customers

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 12:05am
American Express is adding cash back, a popular credit card feature, to its prepaid debit cards as it seeks users beyond its traditional customers.
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FDA OKs first pill for boosting sexual desire in women, but it comes with safety restrictions

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 12:05am
The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first prescription drug designed to boost sexual desire in women, a milestone long sought by a pharmaceutical industry eager to replicate the blockbuster success of impotence drugs for men.
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As memories of Pablo Escobar's terror fade, Colombians embrace Netflix biopic 'Narcos'

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 12:04am
When it comes to drug lords, there's no matching Pablo Escobar.
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Japan's trade deficit widens as export growth slows, imports outpace forecasts

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 10:17pm
Japan's trade deficit widened to its largest level in five months in July, as exports slowed thanks to faltering demand in China and other key markets, and imports fell by less than forecast.
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Pelosi says Amazon's high-pressure work tactics 'won't be taking place anymore'

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 9:59pm
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says that even if reports of high-pressure management techniques at Amazon are true, "they won't be taking place anymore." Pelosi says Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos had said very clearly that "it's not the company that he knows." A New York Times article over the weekend portrayed the online retailer's work culture as "bruising" and "Darwinian." Pelosi visited the Amazon campus in Seattle on Tuesday to discuss the Equality Act, which would guarantee explicit, permanent protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
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Uncle Sam says bring it on Yelpers! Under deal, federal agencies to respond to online reviews

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 9:39pm
Watch out TSA: You'll be joining the ranks of beauty salons, taco stands, and other services reviewed on Yelp, and Uncle Sam says it will take the online ratings into account to improve what the government calls "customer satisfaction." Under a deal with Yelp, the government will officially recognize the public's star ratings on its federal agencies, from the Transportation Security Administration to national parks.
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Missouri auditor finds mismanagement over hiring master developer after Joplin tornado

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 8:38pm
The Missouri auditor says mismanagement over hiring a master developer after the Joplin tornado has raised enough concerns that findings have been turned over to authorities.
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