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Short, Sharp Earthquake Jolts San Francisco Bay Area - 8/17/2015
A short sharp earthquake rattled the San Francisco Bay Area, but there are no reports of injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey said the 4.0 magnitude quake struck Monday morning and was centered just



Obama, Clinton chat at party - 8/17/2015
Barack Obama's presidency President Barack Obama attends the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit in March 2014 in the Hague, Netherlands. As his presidency winds down, here's a look at some key moments of
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Blast caught on camera - 8/17/2015
Police say a bomb exploded near the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok, Thailand.
 
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White House Announces Program to Combat Rise in Heroin Deaths - 8/17/2015
With a rise nationally in fatal heroin overdoses, the White House on Monday announced a plan pairing law enforcement officials with public health workers in an effort to emphasize treatment rather than

Billionaires crowd out presidential bundlers - 8/17/2015
WASHINGTON — During the 2012 presidential campaign, Montana lumber company owner Sherm Anderson found it "fairly easy" to help raise $2 million from his fellow Republicans to boost Mitt Romney's presidential
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US Steel Idling Alabama Mill; About 1,100 Jobs Affected - 8/17/2015
U.S. Steel Corp. says it is closing its Fairfield Works mill near Birmingham, Alabama . The decision announced Monday affects about 1,100 workers at the roughly century-old plant. In a statement
 
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China’s smog kills 4,000 people every day - 8/17/2015
About EnvironmentGuru EnvironmentGuru.com is the largest online Social Network that offers a place for environmental professionals around the world to collaborate, find, and distribute environmental
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Zumiez Down 40% In 2015, But Don't Forget About The 'Unique' Concept - 8/17/2015
Stock Market XML and JSON Data API provided by FinancialContent Services, Inc. Nasdaq quotes delayed at least 15 minutes, all others at least 20 minutes. Markets are closed on certain holidays. Stock
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Turkish Prime Minister Holds Last-Ditch Coalition Talks - 8/17/2015
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has met with a nationalist party leader in a last-ditch effort to form a coalition alliance before a deadline for establishing a government runs out this week.
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PENTAIR SIGNS AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE ERICO GLOBAL COMPANY Download free Congoo NetPass for access - 8/17/2015
Acquisition Will Expand Pentair's Portfolio in Growing Commercial and Industrial Sectors, Expected to be Highly Accretive to 2016 Adjusted Earnings MANCHESTER, United Kingdom - August 17, 2015
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UPDATE 2-Liberty Interactive to buy online retailer Zulily in $2.4 bln deal - 8/17/2015
* Offer of $18.75/share represents premium of 49 pct * Combined company to have annual revenue of over $10 bln * Liberty Interactive shares fall 5 pct (Adds details from conference call, background,
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High-paying jobs outpacing others in recovery - 8/17/2015
A new study concludes that high-paying jobs have grown the fastest in the economic recovery, casting doubt on the widespread lament that low-wage jobs have dominated payroll growth since 2010. The report,
 
>>   Finance
Wall Street erases losses after positive housing data - 8/17/2015
Wall Street began the week lower on Monday after data showed a surprise fall in manufacturing activity in the state of New York in August. The market was also weighed down by oil prices, which fell
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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens lower as oil prices weigh - 8/17/2015
Aug 17 (Reuters) - Wall Street opened lower on Monday as oil prices plunged towards six-year lows and data indicated manufacturing activity in New York state contracted in August. The Dow Jones
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QIC Announces Acquisition of The Shops at Tanforan in San Bruno, California - 8/17/2015
NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- QIC announced today that it has acquired The Shops at Tanforan shopping center in the San Francisco Bay area of San Bruno, California. QIC acquired the approximately
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>>   Sports
BMO Teams Up With Canada's Hoops Stars: Announces Endorsement Deals With Basketball - 8/17/2015
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 08/17/15 -- BMO Financial Group today announced endorsement deals with four of the biggest names in Canadian hoops: NBA Rookie of the Year Andrew Wiggins of the Minnesota
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New Colonial Life program helps employers with ACA reporting - 8/17/2015
Your requested update has been submitted Our data partners will research the update request and update the information on this page if necessary. Research and follow-up could take several weeks. If
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THIRTEEN's American Masters: Althea Uncovers the Story of Legendary African American - 8/17/2015
NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- People often cite Arthur Ashe as the first African American to win Wimbledon (1975). He was indeed the first African American male to win the men's singles
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FAG Aerospace breaks four-million speed parameter barrier for engine bearings - 8/17/2015
SCHWEINFURT, Germany, Aug. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- FAG Aerospace, a member of the Schaeffler Group, has developed a new aircraft engine ball bearing that redefines the performance limits for high-speed

National Press Foundation Adds New Digital Innovation Awards - 8/17/2015
PR Newswire WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2015 WASHINGTON , Aug. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Foundation today announced the creation of two new journalism awards to recognize
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Why Putin Is Cozying Up to Africa - 8/17/2015
Engaging African countries relieves Putin’s isolation and builds support for Russia’s actions in the U.N. You’ve hit your limit of 5 free articles this month. Try our subscription options:
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>>   Internet
POSCO (PKX) Showing Bearish Technicals With Support At $38.86 - 8/17/2015
Aug 17, 2015 (Marketintelligencecenter.com via COMTEX News Network) -- The patented algorithms that power MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's Artificial Intelligence Center found a trading opportunity with
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Linux Foundation Brings Together Industry Heavyweights to Advance Linux on the Mainframe - 8/17/2015
World News: 17:01 GMT Monday 17th August 2015 . [ The Linux Foundation via Marketwire via SPi World News ] This story SEATTLE, WA (Marketwired) 08/17/15 LinuxCon/CloudOpen/ContainerCon The

New IO Visor Project to Advance Linux Networking and Virtualization for Modern Data - 8/17/2015
World News: 17:01 GMT Monday 17th August 2015 . [ The Linux Foundation via Marketwire via SPi World News ] This story SEATTLE, WA (Marketwired) 08/17/15 LinuxCon/CloudOpen/ContainerCon - The
 
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Medical Polymer Market Will Reach $17.05 Billion By 2020: Report By Grand View Research, - 8/17/2015
San Francisco, California, Aug. 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Global Medical Polymer Market is expected to reach USD 17.05 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing

Cisco Systems (CSCO) Approaches New Downside Target of $28.64 - 8/17/2015
(SmarTrend(R) News Watch via COMTEX) -- Shares of Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) opened today below their pivot of $28.94 and have already reached the first level of support at $28.84. Should the shares
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Global Chemical Companies Strategic Directions, Marketing Tactics and Technological - 8/17/2015
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nt5556/20152019_global) has announced the addition of the "2015-2019 Global Chemical Companies Strategic Directions, Marketing Tactics
 
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‘Shuffle All’ Returns to Apple Music - 8/17/2015
Four years ago, an Apple patent surfaced that outlined how the consumer electronics company might become something called an MVNO. Rumors to that effect have persisted for years, most recently resurfacing

4 New Apps You Should Use, From Shower Texts to Bar Roulette - 8/17/2015
Whitagram Shower Texts Reddit’s r/showerthoughts is one of the Web’s best places for all of life’s most random ideas. If you want some of this content on demand, a new app called Shower Texts will send

24 of Dr. Dre’s Greatest Productions - 8/17/2015
Dr. Dre’s made an incredible amount of classic music during his three decades in the game. We put together a playlist of two dozen of his best beats—including tracks from his early days pioneering gangsta
 
>>   Health
WebMD and Medscape Surveys Explore Health Issues Facing Children, Parents and Physicians - 8/17/2015
NEW YORK , Aug. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ: WBMD), the leading source of health information, released the results of two surveys that shed fresh light on pressing health topics
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Global Food Texture Market 2015-2019 - Increasing Preference for Low-fat and Low-calorie - 8/17/2015
Dublin, Aug. 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In the past decade, changing lifestyles due to rapid urbanization and shortage of time to prepare meals has led to high demand for packaged and convenience foods.
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Fried foods and FitBits: Dieting tough on campaign trail - 8/17/2015
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Scott Walker is counting steps on his FitBit. Jeb Bush swears by the Paleo diet. Bobby Jindal is a "gym rat." With long travel days and a fresh slab of cherry pie never far away,
 
>>   Culture
QVC's owner to buy fashion retailer Zulily - 8/17/2015
Liberty Interactive, the owner of cable TV shopping group QVC, has said it would take over US women's fashion website Zulily for about $2.4 billion. Liberty said Zulily, known for its flash sales of
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‘Comfort women’ relive their horror as sex slaves - 8/17/2015
In what may be the last record of their personal experiences as sex slaves during World War II, some of Korea’s surviving “comfort women” have revealed their heart-wrenching stories in exclusive interviews.

Easton Pharmaceuticals Announces Major Initiative Supporting Its Focus on Unique - 8/17/2015
TORONTO, ON -- (Marketwired) -- 08/17/15 -- Easton Pharmaceuticals Inc. (OTC PINK: EAPH), in parallel with Easton's focus on Women's Health, Easton is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jose Tiran
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Early snowfall seen in mountainous Tianshan region of Xinjiang - 8/17/2015
SINA English is the English-language destination for news and information about China. Find general information on life, culture and travel in China through our news and special reports or find business
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Tick bite leads to amputation of limbs - 8/17/2015
Story highlights Jo Rogers contracted Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Cases as bad as hers are rare, but infections are not so rare It's the worst case of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever they'd seen, Roger's
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PM Narendra Modi visits Indian labour camp in UAE - 8/17/2015
ABU DHABI/NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited a labour camp in Abu Dhabi on Sunday to highlight New Delhi's concern about the welfare of its migrant workers helping to build glitzy skyscrapers,
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>>   Media & Advertising
Crescent Point Energy Confirms August 2015 Dividend - 8/17/2015
CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/17/15 -- Crescent Point Energy Corp These dividends are designated as "eligible dividends" for Canadian income tax purposes. For U.S. income tax purposes, Crescent
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Liberty All-Star(R) Equity Fund July 2015 Update - 8/17/2015
BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Aug 17, 2015) -   Below is the July 2015 Monthly Update for the Liberty All-Star® Equity Fund. ( NYSE : USA ) Liberty All-Star Equity Fund Monthly Update   Ticker: USA
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Prospect Capital Schedules Fiscal Year Earnings Release and Conference Call - 8/17/2015
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Aug 17, 2015) - Prospect Capital Corporation ( NASDAQ : PSEC ) (or "Company") announced today that it expects to file with the Securities and Exchange Commission its report
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