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Ebola outbreak is a unique ‘perfect storm’

News Source: USA Today
Post Date: Monday - September 8, 2014 - 4:31am
Ebola strain is unlikely any other
     
 
 
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G.M.’s Board Is Seen as Slow in Reacting to Safety Crisis

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Monday - September 8, 2014 - 4:02am
The automaker’s directors were caught off guard by the extent of the problems that led to the recall of millions of vehicles, but their chairman says they are now “very much involved” in the situation....
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Denmark’s Auriga Sells Unit to FMC for $1.48 Billion

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Monday - September 8, 2014 - 3:36am
Danish chemical and crop-protection products manufacturer Auriga Industries said it would sell its Cheminova subsidiary to FMC Corp. for $1.48 billion, excluding net debt. ...
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Baidu Hires Top Microsoft Executive

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Monday - September 8, 2014 - 3:19am
Chinese search giant Baidu has lured away Zhang Yaqin, a top Microsoft executive in China, in the latest setback for the U.S.-based company there. ...
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Plane crash kills 1 during qualifying at Reno Air Races

News Source: USA Today
Post Date: Monday - September 8, 2014 - 3:17am
Pilot, a Nevada Air National Guard veteran, was a past racing champion.
     
 
 
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In U.S., 70% Favor Federal Funds to Expand Pre-K Education

News Source: Gallup
Post Date: Monday - September 8, 2014 - 3:00am
In the U.S., 70% of Americans favor using federal money to make sure high-quality preschool education programs are available for all children. Americans view pre-K education as important, but less so than other education levels....
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In U.S., 70% Favor Federal Funds to Expand Pre-K Education

News Source: Gallup
Post Date: Monday - September 8, 2014 - 3:00am
In the U.S., 70% of Americans favor using federal money to make sure high-quality preschool education programs are available for all children. Americans view pre-K education as important, but less so than other education levels....
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In U.S., 70% Favor Federal Funds to Expand Pre-K Education

News Source: Gallup
Post Date: Monday - September 8, 2014 - 3:00am
In the U.S., 70% of Americans favor using federal money to make sure high-quality preschool education programs are available for all children. Americans view pre-K education as important, but less so than other education levels....
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S. Truett Cathy, Chick-Fil-A Founder, Dies at 93

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Monday - September 8, 2014 - 2:48am
S. Truett Cathy, the billionaire founder of the privately held Chick-fil-A restaurant chain that famously closes on Sundays but also drew unwanted attention on gay marriage in recent years because of his family's conservative views, died early Monday, ......
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Energy-Starved India Signs Civil Nuclear Deal To Get Uranium Supplies From Australia

News Source: Forbes
Post Date: Monday - September 8, 2014 - 2:33am
India’s Narendra Modi and Australia’s Tony Abbott concluded a long-pending civil nuclear deal on Friday in New Delhi that will give energy-deficient India access to fuel supply to boost its nuclear energy program and beat chronic power outages. “We signed a nuclear cooperation agreement because Australia trusts India to do the ...
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E-mails show IRS attempts at damage control

News Source: USA Today
Post Date: Monday - September 8, 2014 - 2:00am
New documents show IRS officials tried to head off a report on Tea Party targeting.
     
 
 
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Yosemite fire grows in size

News Source: USA Today
Post Date: Monday - September 8, 2014 - 1:52am
Yosemite National Park remains open as a fire grows in high-elevation backcountry
     
 
 
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Career Advice No One Told You — And That You Might Not Want To Hear

News Source: Forbes
Post Date: Monday - September 8, 2014 - 1:00am
Are you a recent college or high school graduate? I’ll bet you’ve been receiving a lot of career advice from your family and friends. All well intentioned, I’m sure. So I’m going to give you some career advice that, most likely, no one has told you yet – and that you might not want to hear....
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Electrolux to Buy GE’s Appliances Business

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Monday - September 8, 2014 - 12:57am
General Electric will sell its appliances business to Swedish appliance maker Electrolux for $3.3 billion, in a deal that is expected to close next year. ...
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Pound Slumps on Scotland Poll

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Monday - September 8, 2014 - 12:55am
The U.K. pound slumped to its weakest in nine months against the U.S. dollar after a weekend opinion poll put supporters of Scottish independence in the lead for the first time. ...
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