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American ISIS Hostage: 'I'm Pretty Scared to Die'

MSNBC: U.S. news - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 8:10am
Abdul-Rahman Kassig, the U.S. aid worker held hostage by ISIS militants, wrote to his parents urging them to seem comfort from his humanitarian work.






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Samsung Makes $14.7B Bet with South Korean Chip Plant

FOX News: Business - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 8:09am
South Korean IT giant Samsung Electronics plans to spend $14.7 billion on a new chip facility - its biggest investment in a single plant - leaning on its semiconductor business to bolster profits as its smartphone dominance wanes.
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Work on brain's GPS system gets Nobel

CNN: Top Stories - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 8:06am
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has gone to John O'Keefe and May-Britt and Edvard Moser for work on cells that form a positioning system in the brain.
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New ADHD drug meets goals in late-stage study

FOX News: Health - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 8:06am
Alcobra Ltd said its drug to treat attention deficit disorder met the main goals of a late-stage trial, reducing the symptoms of the condition better than a sugar pill.
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Wal-Mart Plans 1-Stop Health Coverage Shopping

MSNBC: Business - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 8:06am
Move could help Wal-Mart compete with drugstore chains such as Walgreen and CVS, which are rapidly adding health care services.






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Chevron Sells 30% Stake in Canadian Shale Assets for $1.5B

FOX News: Business - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 8:05am
Chevron Corp said it would sell a 30 percent stake in its Duvernay shale properties in Canada to Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Co for $1.5 billion.
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The Strong Dollar's Risk to 4Q Earnings and Beyond

FOX News: Business - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 8:02am
While investors and analysts have begun to figure in the negative effects of a fast-strengthening dollar with regard to the approaching third-quarter reporting period, the risk to the fourth quarter and 2015 remains largely unaccounted for.
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H&R Block Shares Fall 6% As Regulatory Approval For Bank Sale Delayed

FOX News: Business - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 8:01am
Shares of H&R Block Inc. fell 6% in premarket trade Monday, after the tax services company said the regulatory approval for the sale of H&R Block Bank to BofI Federal Bank will not be completed in the current year.
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Michael Phelps to attend a 'program'

CNN: Top Stories - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 8:00am
Swimmer Michael Phelps, the most-decorated Olympian of all time, tweeted Sunday that he is taking a break from the sport to "to attend a program that will provide the help I need to better understand myself."
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Divorce fight in the Philippines

CNN: World - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 8:00am
When Rowena Festin leaves her job as a congressional aide in Quezon City, Metro Manila each day, she returns home to three children and a husband. But her marriage, like many others in the Philippines, exists in name only.
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Employee of the future?

FOX News: Top Stories - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 8:00am
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Grenade toss as first pitch

FOX News: Top Stories - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 8:00am
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Bra cam nabs breast glances

FOX News: Top Stories - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 8:00am
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Islamist rivals find common enemy

CNN: Top Stories - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 8:00am
U.S. and allied airstrikes in Iraq and Syria are changing the battlefield below. The Pentagon sees progress, even if it's a slog. But there may be unintended consequences of the air campaign -- in a way that will give the West yet another headache.
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Now at Wal-Mart: Health insurance advice for customers

CNN: Business - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 7:59am
Wal-Mart Stores is getting into the health insurance business, teaming with an agent to offer customers the chance to compare insurance plans and enroll in the one they pick.
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Nobel Prize for medicine goes to discoverers of brain’s inner GPS system

FOX News: Health - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 7:58am
American-British scientist John O'Keefe and Norwegians May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser won the 2014 Nobel Prize for medicine for discovering the brain's "inner GPS" that makes it possible to orient ourselves in space and help understand diseases like Alzheimer's, the award-giving body said on Monday.
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