Wall Street JournalEconomy grew 2.6% in the fourth quarter
The economy grew more slowly than expected in the fourth quarter as government spending fell sharply and business investment pulled back. Gross domestic product expanded at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 2.6% in the three months ended Dec.
US economy cools in fourth quarter, but consumer spending shines
Economy downshifts to 2.6% rate in the fourth quarter
US Economy Slowed Last Quarter, but Signs Are Pointing Up
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ForbesBurger Heaven: Investors Gorge On Shake Shack's IPO
Shake Shack's debut on the New York Stock Exchange was greeted with a feeding frenzy, as shares rocketed 130% higher Friday morning. Shares opened at $47, a 124% pop, quickly climbing above $52 before dipping back to $48.77 for a 132% advance.
Shake Shack Trades Higher in Market Debut
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Shake Shack, Born in a Park, Is Going Public With Big Dreams
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Shake Shack surges 130% in its trading debut
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Fox BusinessConsumer Sentiment Flat in Late January
U.S. consumer sentiment rose in January to its highest level in 11 years on better job and wage prospects, a survey released on Friday showed. The Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan's final January reading on the overall index on consumer sentiment ...
Consumer Sentiment Brightened in January to 11-Year High
US Consumer Sentiment Rises to Highest Level Since 2004
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MarketWatchRuble tumbles after Russian central bank move
Pedestrians walk past a board listing foreign currency rates against the Russian ruble outside an exchange office in central Moscow in December. By. JosephAdinolfi. News editor. HiroyukiKachi. NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — The ruble fell to a record low ...
Russia's choice: save the ruble - or the oligarchs?
Ruble Slides to Lowest Since December Panic on Surprise Rate Cut
Bank of Russia Cuts Interest Rates
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MiamiHerald.comAmazon Rises as Profit Offsets Concern Over Higher Spending
(Bloomberg) -- Jeff Bezos showed Amazon.com Inc. can still pull out a profit, though the chief executive officer made no promises that he'll do it again next quarter. The stock soared as much as 12 percent after the online retailer reported a fourth-quarter profit ...
3 Biggest Takeaways From Amazon's Fourth-Quarter Earnings Report
Analysts Cheer Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN)'s 4Q Numbers
Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN)Due to Announce Its 4th Quarter Reports Today
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- Northrop Grumman Appoints Frank Spina Managing Director, Northrop ...
POMEZIA, Italy, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation NOC, +3.79% has named Frank Spina managing director of the company's navigation systems subsidiary in Italy based in Pomezia, effective immediately. A photo accompanying ...
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seattlepi.comAfter 150 years, Confederate submarine's hull again revealed
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A century and a half after it sank and a decade and a half after it was raised, scientists are finally getting a look at the hull of the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley, the first sub in history to sink an enemy warship.
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MiamiHerald.comMattel Needs to Redefine Its Business; So Don't Hire a Toy Chief Executive
Due to Mattel's dramatic 7% drop in worldwide sales last year, its chief executive stepped down. Perhaps most embarrassing for Mattel is that the overall toy industry grew a modest 4%. There are many reasons cited for Mattel's woes. They include a decline in ...
Mattel (MAT) Misses Q4 Earnings on Sluggish Sales - Tale of the Tape
Barbie doll maker Mattel to move with 'urgency' as sales fall again
Mattel Misses on Q4 Earnings, Sales Down on Weak Demand
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MarketWatchThe U.S wage inflation slackens in 4th Quarter
Wages and salaries in the U.S. climbed at a slower rate in the fourth quarter, indicating workers have limited success bargaining for pay increases even as the labor market improves. The pace of wage inflation ran below a level that would be a concern for the ...
Opinion: Wages growing only slowly despite big drop in unemployment
US pay and benefits rose at slightly faster pace last year
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Worker Pay in U.S. Rose at a Slower Pace in Fourth Quarter
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MiamiHerald.comChevron 4Q profit and revenue fall as oil price drops
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NEW YORK (AP) — Chevron Corp. (CVX) said Friday its net income and revenue dropped in the fourth-quarter as oil and gas prices slumped, and the company said it plans significant cuts in spending in 2015. Chevron said net income sank 30 percent and ...
Oil rout gives Exxon and Shell reason to buy rival 'sisters'
Chevron cuts 2015 expansion budget by 13%
Chevron slashes spending as oil prices crash
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Chron.comBomb blast at Shiite Muslim mosque in Pakistan kills 56
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A bomb blast ripped through a Shiite mosque in southern Pakistan as worshippers were gathering for Friday prayers, killing 49 people and wounding dozens more, officials said. The blast was one of the deadliest sectarian attacks to hit ...
Blast at Pakistan Shi'ite mosque kills 29 as sectarian violence grows
49 Killed in Pakistan Mosque Bombing
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35 killed, over 50 injured as blast hits Shia mosque in southern Pakistan
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BBC NewsCeremonies mark 50th anniversary of Winston Churchill funeral
Havengore on the Thames Special events have been taking place in London to mark the 50th anniversary of former British Prime Minister, Sir Winston Churchill's funeral. Havengore on the Thames This is the Havengore - the boat that carried Churchill's coffin ...
50 years after funeral, Churchill towers over UK politicians
Britain remembers wartime leader Winston Churchill 50 years later
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Tributes to Winston Churchill as state funeral remembered
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Los Angeles TimesSouth Africa grants parole to apartheid-era killer De Kock
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One of apartheid's most notorious killers, Eugene de Kock, a former police colonel nicknamed "Prime Evil," will walk free after 20 years in jail. South Africa's government announced Friday that De Kock had been granted parole. lRelated Jackie Selebi dies at ...
South African apartheid killer Eugene de Kock given parole
Apartheid death squad leader granted parole: South African government
South African apartheid-era murderer Eugene de Kock, dubbed 'Prime Evil ...
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Voice of AmericaJordan, Japan Await News on Fate of IS Hostages
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The fates of two Islamic State hostages -- a Japanese journalist and a Jordanian air force pilot -- remained unknown Friday, a day after the latest deadline passed for a prisoner swap. Jordan's military said officials were working non-stop on the case of pilot ...
Hostage negotiations with terror groups like ISIS raises concerns
Jordanians express hopes for release of pilot captured by IS
Jordan awaits proof hostage is alive, Japan in limbo as ISIS swap deadline passes
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ReutersUkraine peace talks aborted as civilians die in east
DONETSK, Ukraine/MINSK (Reuters) - Civilians were killed on both sides in heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine on Friday, while an attempt to reopen peace talks in neighboring Belarus was aborted before it began. Rebel delegates flew to the Belarus capital ...
Red Tape Traps Civilians in War-Torn Eastern Ukraine
Shells Rain on Ukraine's Debaltseve as Envoys Wrangle Over Talks
Kerry to visit Ukraine, Germany next week
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New York TimesWhat to Wear? First Ladies Are Steeped in Protocol
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WASHINGTON — The first lady, Michelle Obama, bared her head in Saudi Arabia, but covered it at the Vatican and at an Indonesian mosque. Laura Bush wore a head scarf only briefly in Saudi Arabia and to tour the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem.
American Man Shot and Wounded in Saudi Arabia, Police Say
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American shot and injured in Saudi Arabia
US man shot and wounded in eastern Saudi Arabia: state media
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Wall Street JournalDutch Police: Teenager Who Stormed Broadcaster Said He Acted Alone
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AMSTERDAM—A 19-year-old man who stormed the Dutch state broadcaster was carrying a fake gun and said he had no ties to any terrorist organization, Dutch police said Friday. Police were investigating the motives of the teenager, who was detained late ...
Hostage-taker at Dutch TV had no terrorist links: police
Dutch teenage 'gunman' acted alone says police
Man arrested at Dutch national broadcaster
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HaaretzNasrallah: Hezbollah doesn't want war with Israel - but isn't afraid of one
Leader of Hezbollah says group has right to respond to Israeli 'aggression,' two days after border attack that killed two Israeli soldiers. By Jack Khoury and Reuters | Jan. 30, 2015 | 5:01 PM. submit to reddit. Hassan Nasrallah speaking through a giant screen ...
Leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah warns group is ready for war with Israel
Nasrallah: Hezbollah would 'no longer respect the rules of engagement'
Hezbollah warns Israel it won't tolerate more attacks
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Christian Science MonitorEgypt's Sisi cuts short Ethiopia visit after 30 killed in Sinai
CAIRO/ISMAILIA (Reuters) - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi cut short a visit to Ethiopia for an African Union summit on Friday, after Islamic State's Egyptian wing claimed the killing of at least 30 security personnel in the Sinai Peninsula. Sisi's office ...
UAE strongly condemns Sinai terrorist attacks
SCAF convene to analyze North Sinai attacks; EU, UK express solidarity
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40 killed as attacks rock Egypt's Sinai
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Telegraph.co.ukUK summons Russian envoy after bombers fly over English Channel
(CNN) Russia's ambassador to Britain was summoned to the UK's Foreign Office on Thursday to explain why two Russian bombers were flying over the English Channel this week, a representative of the office said. Two Russian bombers "caused disruption to ...
FF spokesperson condemns 'Russian war games' off Irish coast
British jets intercept Russian planes flying near UK airspace
UK Summons Russian Ambassador Over Aircraft Maneuvers
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