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Dunkin' Brands U.S. comparable sales miss; cuts forecast

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 7:51am
Dunkin' Brands Group Inc reported weaker-than-expected U.S. quarterly same-restaurant sales due in part to a cold and rainy start to the spring season, and cut its full-year adjusted profit and sales forecasts.
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General Motors 2Q profit falls 85 pct., drained by massive recall costs

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 7:35am
General Motors says second-quarter profit fell 85 percent as recall costs chopped $1.5 billion from the bottom line.
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Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown sues in New York over 1964 title ring; auction underway

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 7:28am
Hall of Fame football star Jim Brown — running out of time to retrieve his 1964 NFL championship ring — has sued a memorabilia dealer.
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Study: 10.3 M US adults have gained coverage through Obama health law

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 7:23am
A new study estimates that more than 10 million adults gained health insurance by midyear as the coverage expansion under President Barack Obama's law took hold in much of the country.
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After decades, Silver Line becoming a reality for northern Virginia; was it worth the wait?

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 7:20am
In some spots, the train tracks rise 40 feet above some of Virginia's priciest real estate, held aloft by massive concrete trestles.
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Cruz suggests FAA flight ban amounts to Obama launching economic boycott of Israel

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 7:19am
Republican Sen. Ted Cruz on Wednesday questioned whether President Barack Obama used a federal agency to impose an economic boycott on Israel after the Federal Aviation Administration banned U.S. airline flights to Tel Aviv because of safety concerns amid fighting between Israel and Hamas.
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CBS says new 'Late Show' host Stephen Colbert to keep show in NYC; debut date still unclear

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 7:10am
Stephen Colbert will not only be following in David Letterman's footsteps, he'll be doing it on the same stage.
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Breitburn Energy Partners buying QR Energy in a deal worth about $1.46 billion

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 7:02am
Breitburn Energy is buying QR Energy LP in a deal worth about $1.46 billion.
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Ford Earnings Beat Expectations; Shares Rise

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 6:51am
Ford Motor Co. on Thursday said second-quarter earnings were $1.31 billion, or 32 cents a share, compared with $1.23 billion, or 30 cents a share, a year ago.
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GSK asks European regulator to OK malaria vaccine despite low efficacy rates in children

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 6:50am
Pharma giant GSK said Thursday it is submitting its malaria vaccine for regulatory approval to the European Medicines Agency.
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Starwood Hotels second-quarter profit increases 12 percent, tops estimate

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 6:48am
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. (HOT) on Thursday reported profit that climbed by 12 percent in its second quarter, and topped analysts' expectations.
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Applications for US jobless aid likely rose last week; layoffs still at pre-recession levels

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 6:46am
The U.S. Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week.
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Dunkin' 2Q profit increases 13 percent

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 6:43am
Dunkin' Brands Group Inc. (DNKN) on Thursday reported net income that rose by 13 percent in its second quarter.
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Ford's second quarter profit up 6 percent to $1.3 billion as Europe makes money again

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 6:40am
Ford Motor Co.'s second quarter net income rose 6 percent to $1.3 billion as the company saw record profits in North America and made money in Europe for the first time in three years.
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Survey finds eurozone economic growth picking up steam in July despite problems in France

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 6:26am
A closely watched survey suggests economic growth in the 18-country eurozone picked up during July despite ongoing concerns over France, the currency bloc's second-largest economy.
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Swiftair Says It Has Lost Contact With Air Algerie Flight

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 6:23am
Private Spanish airline company Swiftair said Thursday that it has lost communications with a commercial airliner that was bound for Algiers.
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FAA lifts ban on US flights to Tel Aviv after reassessing danger from Hamas rockets

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 5:55am
The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its ban on U.S. flights in and out of Israel, which the agency had imposed out of concern for the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets.
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Norway Warns Of Possible Terror Attack Within Days

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 5:00am
Norway's police security service said in a statement on Thursday that it has received information about an "imminent" terror threat could occur within the next few days.
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ECB Website Hacked, With Personal Data Stolen

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 4:56am
Hackers have broken into a European Central Bank database and stolen personal information, the central bank said Thursday.
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World shares subdued despite China manufacturing as reports say EU mulls new Russia sanctions

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 4:05am
World shares were rattled Thursday by reports the European Union is weighing stiffer financial sanctions against Russia.
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