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P&G to spin off Duracell
The company said it is acting to boost its share price and to reduce the number of shares outstanding. It hopes to give shares of a new stand-alone Duracell to its shareholders late next year, but said it will look at other options, including a possible sale of the ...
Procter & Gamble Sets Duracell on New, Independent CourseNew York Times
P&G Plans to Exit Duracell as CEO Slims Down CompanyBusinessweek
Procter & Gamble Removes The Batteries, Plans An Exit From DuracellForbes
ABC News -SFGate
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Wall St. little changed as Microsoft offsets Amazon
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were little changed on Friday, as disappointing earnings from Amazon were offset by gains in Microsoft after its quarterly results. Amazon (AMZN.O) plunged 7.3 percent to $290.45 as the biggest drag on both the S&P 500 ...
Earnings Preview: And Microsoft
Wall Street Little Changed as Microsoft Offsets AmazonNDTV Price Target Lowered to $310.00 at Canaccord Genuity (AMZN)sleekmoney
Ticker Report -GlobalPost
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San Jose Mercury News

Will Amazon's Long-Term View Try Investor Patience?
Oct. 24 (Bloomberg) -- Colin Sebastian, analyst at Robert W. Baird & Co., discusses Amazon Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos' business investment strategy and how long shareholders may stand by that business plan. He speaks on “Market Makers.”.
Analysts look past Amazon's failed Fire phoneMarketWatch
Amazon loss raises questions about holiday forecastNewsday
Amazon Downgraded At Cowen, Janney After Results Miss
Forbes -FierceOnlineVideo -Buffalo News
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Fox Business

Sales of New U.S. Homes Little Changed After August Revision
Purchases of new homes in the U.S. were little changed in September after the prior month was revised down, showing an uneven recovery that will limit how much residential real estate contributes to growth. Sales (NHSLTOT) rose 0.2 percent to a 467,000 ...
U.S. New Home Sales at Six-yYear High; Recovery Still FragileFox Business
At six-year high, new-home sales remain on upward trackMarketWatch
Economic Watch: New Home Sales Highest Since 2008Truckinginfo
CBS News -Press of Atlantic City
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UPDATE 3-Ford's lower profit beats estimates; sales down on F-150 launch
(Adds link to graphic, updates share price). By Bernie Woodall and Ben Klayman. DETROIT Oct 24 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co on Friday reported a 34 percent drop in third-quarter profit, and revenue fell due to the cost of introducing the F-150 pickup truck.
Ford Profits Slide, Company Promises Better Days AheadForbes
Ford 3Q Profit Slips Amid F-150 SwitchoverFox Business
Ford profit falls in third quarter on truck costsSFGate
BBC News -Proactive Investors USA & Canada
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Belfast Telegraph

George Osborne hails UK GDP figures
George Osborne hailed Britain's latest GDP figures of 0.7pc as "strong", saying the country is a forerunner in the global economy. The Chancellor of the Exchequer said: "these are strong figures, they show that Britain is leading the pack in what is an ...
Reaction: 0.7% growth for the UK economyFresh Business Thinking
UK economic growth slows as obstacles to recovery mountThe Globe and Mail
George Osborne on GDP: Britain is 'leading the pack'BBC News
euronews -MarketWatch
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Kansas City Star

Stocks Fluctuate on Ebola Concern as Amazon Reports Loss
U.S. stocks fluctuated, with the Standard & Poor's 500 Index poised for its best week since 2013, after a doctor in New York tested positive for Ebola and investors weighed earnings from companies including Amazon (AMZN).com Inc. and United Parcel ...
US STOCKS-Wall St to open slightly lower on Amazon results, Ebola worryReuters
Stocks a tad higher amid Ebola diagnosis in NYCUSA TODAY
Futures decline on weak Amazon results, Ebola concernGlobalPost
Independent Online
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Make up better stories if playing hooky for the World Series
We may not all admit it but surely everyone has done it: called in to work sick when we're actually feeling fine. According to a survey for the online career site, people can be pretty inventive when they make up excuses for missing work.
The most unbelievable excuses for missing work in 2014Dallas Morning News (blog)
2014's 'Most Ridiculous Excuses For Skipping Work' listSpringfield News Sun
10 most ridiculous excuses for not going to
KCCI Des Moines
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New York Times

Shareholders of Banana Producer Chiquita Reject Tax-Inversion Deal, Clearing ...
New York Times
Photo. Credit Amy Sancetta/Associated Press. Updated, 10:21 a.m. | Shareholders of Chiquita Brands International have rejected the banana producer's proposed acquisition of Fyffes, an Irish rival. Announcing the results of the vote, Chiquita said it was ...
Banana splits as Chiquita chops merger with FyffesBBC News
UPDATE 1-Chiquita shareholders vote against Fyffes dealReuters
Chiquita holders reject plans to merge with FyffesSFGate -Bloomberg
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Roanoke Times

US stocks rise broadly on earnings; Amazon sinks
Roanoke Times
This Oct. 2, 2014 photo shows a Wall Street sign adjacent to the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. Earnings gains from General Motors, 3M and other big companies are driving stocks sharply higher in early trading Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014.
Strong earnings lead to strong
Asia Stocks, US Futures Dented by NY Ebola CaseABC News
Wall St. gains on industrial earnings but ends off highsReuters

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BBC News

Millions of Ebola vaccine doses by end of 2015
BBC News
Millions of doses of an experimental Ebola vaccine will be produced by the end of 2015, the World Health Organization has announced. It said "several hundred thousand" would be produced in the first half of the year. And vaccines could be offered to health ...
WHO Expects Ebola Vaccine Surge in 2015Voice of America
WHO: Millions of Ebola Vaccine Doses Could Be Ready Next YearTIME
WHO: Millions of Ebola vaccine doses ready in 2015The Spokesman Review
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News -Atlanta Journal Constitution
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CTV News

Ottawa aftermath: What we know so far
The Globe and Mail
It was an attack that shocked the world and struck at the heart of Canada's government: A soldier dead at the National War Memorial, gunfire at the Parliament Buildings and a city's downtown core put on lockdown. As details began to emerge Thursday and ...
Ottawa shooting: Gunman's movements caught on video, but security questions
Canada shooting: Police investigate whether Michael Zahaf-Bibeau had help ...ABC Online
Military assesses future of ceremonial guards at War MemorialCTV News
Washington Post -Irish Times -Times of India
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Fork Over an Extra $2.7 Billion to Brussels? No Way, Says Britain
A taxpayer who gets richer should expect a bigger bill from the tax man, right? If the taxpayer is Britain and the tax man is the European Union, the answer isn't that simple. The British are in an uproar after they were told this week to contribute an extra 2.1 ...
Cameron: UK won't pay £1.7bn EU bill next monthBBC News
'We won't pay,' furious Cameron tells EU over surprise budgetReuters UK
Angry Cameron defies €2.1bn EU surchargeFinancial Times
Newsweek -The Australian -euronews
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Putin accuses United States of damaging world order
LAURA Russia (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States on Friday of endangering global security by imposing a "unilateral diktat" on the rest of the world and shifted blame for the Ukraine crisis onto the West. In a 40-minute ...
Putin Says Ukraine Still Has Chance for Peaceful SettlementRIA Novosti
Putin accuses US of undermining global stabilityDaily Mail
Russia's Putin says Europe unlikely stop buying Russian gasReuters Africa
Daily Times -RT
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New York Times

Turkey, Kurdish Forces Trade Accusations Over More Kobani Fighters
Wall Street Journal
Syrian Kurds defending Kobani were locked in a political war of words with Turkey on Friday over how many additional fighters would deploy to help them battle the extremist Islamic State in the northern Syrian city. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ...
Turkey says 1300 Syria rebels heading to
Free Syrian Army to send 1300 fighters to help Kurds defend KobaniDeutsche Welle
Kurds deny Erdogan report of deal with Syrian rebels to aid besieged
Ahram Online -RT (blog)
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The Guardian

All aflutter as Queen Elizabeth makes her Twitter debut
Financial Times
There were several possible responses to the news that Queen Elizabeth II had just made her debut on Twitter, and the internet had all of them. The tweet itself – sent on Friday October 24 2014, should you wish to remember the date – was innocuous enough ...
Queen sends her first royal tweetThe Australian
Queen Elizabeth II sends her first tweetCBS News
Queen sends her first ever -Scotsman -CNET
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Ex-sailor injures NYC policeman with hatchet
In this frame grab taken from video provided by the New York Police Department, a former sailor identified as Zale H. Thompson approaches New York City police officers with a hatchet on Thursday in the Queens borough of New York. The man injured two ...
Hatchet-Wielding Man Who Attacked Cops 'Just an Angry Guy'
Officer critical but stable after hatchet attackNews & Observer

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Kansas City Star

Make Islamic State Go Broke
Bloomberg View
Among the many challenges that the terrorists of Islamic State pose is that they happen to be first-rate moneymen. David Cohen, a Treasury Department official, said in a speech yesterday that Islamic State "has amassed wealth at an unprecedented pace.".
IS 'among world's richest militant groups'Independent Online
US: IS earns $1m per day in black market oil salesBoston Globe
Islamic State was making $1 million a day from oil sales before airstrikes beganWashington Post
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Voice of America

Nigerian Refugees Report Boko Haram Atrocities
Voice of America
ABUJA, NIGERIA—. Boko Haram militants have seized control of as many as 12 of 27 districts in Nigeria's northeastern Borno state in the past year. Since Boko Haram militants captured the town of Bama on September 1, thousands of people have fled the ...
Boko Haram was supposed to be releasing the Nigerian girls, but instead may ...Washington Post (blog)
Exclusive - Chad says Nigeria deal with Boko Haram to free girls still onReuters UK
Boko Haram kidnaps 25 more girls in NigeriaHindustan Times

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Fox News

Ibovespa Leads Global Rallies on Speculation Neves Will Prevail
The Ibovespa snapped a four-day rout after a voter poll fueled optimism that candidate Aecio Neves has a chance to beat President Dilma Rousseff in the election runoff this weekend. State-run oil producer Petroleo Brasileiro SA (PETR3) contributed the most ...
Brazil real gains after slumping to 9-1/2-year lowReuters
Neymar defies Dunga, backs challenger in presidential electionDaily Mail
In Brazil It's the Ads Not the Economy, Stupid: Chart of the DayBusinessweek
TODAYonline -Yahoo Eurosport UK
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