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  1. Unknown election outcome is stocks' big fearFri, 31 Oct 2014 19:09:53 -0400
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A handful of toss-up U.S. Senate races next week could hold the key to whether the stock market glides through the year-end in a typical post-midterm election rally or gets hit with a fresh bout of volatility. More...
  2. U.S. consumer spending falters; wage gains highest since 2008Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:28:31 -0400
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer spending fell for the first time in eight months in September, suggesting the economy lost some momentum heading into the fourth quarter. More...
  3. U.S. consumer sentiment at highest since July 2007Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:57:49 -0400
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. consumer sentiment rose in October to its highest level since in more than seven years on growing optimism about the economy and more favorable personal financial expectations, a survey released on Friday showed. More...
  4. Exxon, Chevron results boosted by refining as oil prices slipFri, 31 Oct 2014 13:32:25 -0400
    (Reuters) - A surge in refining profits boosted quarterly results at Exxon Mobil Corp and Chevron Corp , helping to offset declining oil and gas production and falling crude oil prices. More...
  5. Top U.S. oil companies see more pressure to clamp down on spendingFri, 31 Oct 2014 14:54:38 -0400
    HOUSTON (Reuters) - Top U.S. oil producers, which already were reining in spending before crude prices started to slip in June, are now looking to trim more fat from their budgets while reminding investors they must spend to grow. More...
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  1. Local NewsFri, 15 Mar 2013 08:46:17 EST
    Usually this page would be dedicated to the latest local news that is going on in the community, but since this page is available and in need of a local editor we can only show a sample page. This page would be a cornerstone of the site and would show the latest that truly matter to the people living within the community. This is why we recruit local editors who live in the community, so that they are truly in touch with what is really going on and what is important!Take the plunge now and give your community something it can be proud out while also giving them a source of great information! More...
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  1. Test flight of Virgin Galactic spaceship ends in fatal crash in CaliforniaFri, 31 Oct 2014 20:49:25 -0400
    MOJAVE Calif. (Reuters) - A passenger spaceship being developed by Richard Bransons Virgin Galactic company crashed during a test flight on Friday near the Mojave Air and Space Port in California, killing one pilot and seriously injuring the other, officials said. More...
  2. Kurdish peshmerga forces enter Syria's Kobani after further air strikesFri, 31 Oct 2014 18:21:54 -0400
    SURUC Turkey/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A convoy of Iraqi Kurdish forces in Turkey rolled late on Friday across the border into Syria to help Syrian Kurds defend the besieged town of Kobani that has become the focus of a Western-backed war against Islamic State insurgents. More...
  3. Exclusive: U.S. probing Standard Chartered over Dubai banking - sourcesFri, 31 Oct 2014 19:08:36 -0400
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. authorities are investigating London-based Standard Chartered Plc for potential U.S. sanctions violations connected to its banking for Iranian-controlled entities in Dubai, according to people familiar with the probe. More...
  4. Federal charges appear unlikely in Ferguson police shooting: Washington PostFri, 31 Oct 2014 19:24:27 -0400
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Justice Department officials probably will not bring civil rights charges against a white Ferguson, Missouri, police officer whose fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager set off rioting in August, the Washington Post reported on Friday. More...
  5. Judge rejects strict limits on nurse who treated Ebola patientsFri, 31 Oct 2014 20:20:06 -0400
    FORT KENT Maine (Reuters) - Declaring Ebola fears in the United States "not entirely rational," a judge rejected Maine's bid for a quarantine on a nurse who treated victims of the disease in West Africa but tested negative for it, and instead imposed limited restrictions. More...
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