Archive for October, 2013

BG Group Q3 earnings fall 4 percent

October 31, 2013
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LONDON (Reuters) – International gas and oil producer BG Group posted a 4 percent fall in third quarter earnings primarily driven by its decision to cut production in the U.S. where gas prices have been low.
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Mexico plan to beef up tax revenues nears final Senate approval

October 31, 2013
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By Michael O’Boyle, Miguel Gutierrez and Dave Graham
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No brainer: Congressmen knock Sebelius with ‘Wizard of Oz’ jokes

October 31, 2013
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No brainer: Congressmen knock Sebelius with ‘Wizard of Oz’ jokes

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified before Congress Wednesday about the shaky rollout of the Obamacare online exchange website.
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Athletes still reluctant to admit head injuries: report

October 31, 2013
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By Susan Heavey WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Many young athletes still do not admit when they have suffered a head injury despite increased awareness about the risks of concussions in children and teenagers, U.S. health advisers said on Wednesday, urging sports leagues and government agencies to take more action.
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Mexico plan to beef up tax revenues nears final Senate approval

October 31, 2013
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By Michael O’Boyle and Dave Graham
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Facebook smashes analyst targets but executive comments spook Street

October 31, 2013
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By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc posted strong growth in its mobile advertising business on Wednesday but rattled investors after saying that it did not plan to boost the frequency of ads shown to users.
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Meeting the Unique Insurance Needs of the Energy Industry

October 30, 2013
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Businesses operating within the energy industry need insurance coverage that is designed to meet needs that extend well beyond the parameters of standard businesses insurance policies. Owners of gasoline stations, fuel transportation companies, and distributors of hazardous materials such as oil, kerosene, gasoline, or propane need coverage that provides protection to safely work within...
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Report: NSA broke into Yahoo, Google data centers

October 30, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency has secretly broken into the main communications links that connect Yahoo and Google data centers around the world, the Washington Post reported, citing documents obtained from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
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Learning to fly without leaving the ground

October 30, 2013
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At the University of North Dakota, one of the country’s largest collegiate flight schools, they’re flying something different: Drones.
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Wall Street sags after steady Fed sees less growth ahead

October 30, 2013
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By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday, putting the S&P 500 on track to snap a four-day streak of gains after the Federal Reserve said it had a weaker growth outlook for the economy, even as it held steady with its stimulus program for the time being.
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