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Caterpillar profit beats view, raises outlook; shares surge
Oct 23 (Reuters) - Caterpillar Inc shares jumped more than 5 percent on Thursday after it reported a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit and raised its 2014 outlook, citing strong demand from the North American energy and construction industries. Sales to ...
Caterpillar posts strong results, raises outlookMarketWatch
Caterpillar beats Street 3Q forecastsSFGate
Caterpillar upbeat on global growth prospectsFinancial Times
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Dow's best day of 2014: Gain touches 300 points
Stocks are getting a major boost Thursday from a slew of strong earnings reports from companies ranging from heavy equipment maker Caterpillar (CAT) to automaker General Motors (GM). As of 2:49 p.m. ET, the Dow Jones industrial average is up 1.8% -- a ...
Caterpillar Floats Like a Butterfly After Feeling Market's StingBarron's (blog)
Earnings Propel Dow Jones Industrial Average Higher; 'Fear Gauge' Extends SlideSchaeffers Research (blog)
Pensacola News Journal
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The Detroit News

US jobless aid applications rise to 283000
The Detroit News
In this Oct. 22, 2014 photo, job seekers Madelin Garcia, right, and Noharis Nunez fill out a job applications at a job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits rose last week after falling to a 14-year low the previous ...
Jobless Claims Trend Suggests Full Employment NearInvestor's Business Daily
Jobless claims inch higher in latest week, stays below 300000 levelCNBC
Jobless claims over past month drop to 14-year lowChicago Tribune
Nasdaq -Fortune -KOLO
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Washington Times

Federal Audit: IRS Putting Obamacare Taxpayer Info At Risk
Daily Caller
Personal taxpayer information given to state-run Obamacare exchanges could be at risk, according to a federal audit released Thursday. The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration said that the IRS is failing to ensure that the security of state-run ...
Report: Taxpayer data on ObamaCare state exchanges at riskThe Hill
Report: Better shields needed for private tax dataLongview Daily News

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New York Times

UPDATE 3-GM posts higher-than-expected profit on strong N. American demand
(Adds CEO comment on ignition switch recall, background, link to graphic, updates stock action). By Ben Klayman and Bernie Woodall. DETROIT Oct 23 (Reuters) - General Motors Co on Thursday reported a higher-than-expected profit in the third quarter on ...
GM earns $1.38 billion in 3Q, beats estimatesThe Detroit News
GM posts higher-than-expected profit on strong N. American demandReuters India
GM Tops Quarterly Earnings Predictions with $1.38 Billion ProfitAuto World News
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The Australian Financial Review

China factory activity lifts, but output drops
The Australian Financial Review
HSBC/Markit's Flash Purchasing Managers' Index, the earliest indicator of economic activity in October, rose to 50.4 from a final reading of 50.2 in September. Photo: Bloomberg. Lisa Murray AFR correspondent. China's factory sector reported a small pick-up ...
U.S. manufacturing PMI hints at softer fourth quarterMarketWatch
Business activity improves in China, euro zone but little sign of turnaroundReuters
Markit U.S. Preliminary Factory Index Dropped to 56.2 in OctoberBloomberg
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Retail Dive

Target launches free shipping through holidays
Retail Dive
Target has begun offering free shipping on online orders of any size through Dec. 20, an assertive move to launch the holiday season. Reacting to evidence that many e-commerce shoppers abandon their shopping carts once they see shipping charges, ...
Target offers no-minimum free shipping on all orders for the 2014 holiday

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Fox Business

Wall Street Opens Higher on Caterpillar, 3M Results
Fox Business
U.S. stocks surged on Thursday, with major indexes up more than 1 percent in a broad rally as strong results, including from two Dow components, reassured investors that corporations continue to fare well despite concerns about global economic growth.
Dow jumps 300 points; industrials lead surgeCNBC
US STOCKS-Industrials lead sharp jump on Wall StreetReuters
Dow average surges 300 points, driven by stronger corporate earnings; 3M ...Washington Post

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History of controls on US oil exports: Kemp
LONDON (Reuters) - On Oct. 20, 1973, King Faisal of Saudi Arabia imposed a total embargo on oil shipments to the United States among other countries in response to their support for Israel during the Arab-Israeli war. Faisal's decision led directly to the ...
Oil rises above $86 on Saudi supply cut, strong dataCNBC
Oil rises on claims of Saudi supply cutFinancial Times
Boone Pickens Tells Oil Companies to Stop DrillingWall Street Journal (blog)
Businessweek -BDlive -CNN (blog)
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KOAT Albuquerque

You can put up to $18000 in your 401(k) next year
KOAT Albuquerque
Super savers and rich people will be able to put even more money in their 401(k)s next year. Labor chief: Christie's 'head in the sand' 2hr; You can put up to $18,000 in your 401(k) next year 2hr; Refinancing your mortgage? Opportunity knocks · This ...

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Canadian PM vows to strengthen police powers
OTTAWA — Prime Minister Stephen Harper, speaking to Parliament Thursday one day after a gunman rampaged through the ornate building, said Canadians "will not run scared" and proposed tightening police and surveillance procedures to go after ...
Ottawa shooting: Harper, MPs honour Nathan Cirillo, Kevin
Sources: Ottawa shooting suspect had ties to jihadistsCNN
Canada's Harper vows tighter security after Parliament attackReuters
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DPRK warns against anti-Pyongyang leaflet drop
PYONGYANG, Oct. 23 (Xinhua) -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Thursday reiterated its call for South Korea to halt spreading anti-DPRK leaflets across the border and warned otherwise north-south relations will be pushed to "an ...
US needs to capitalise on prisoner release by
At UN, China asked to back human rights case against North KoreaReuters UK
China opposes sending North Korea to int'l courtSFGate

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Christian Science Monitor

Secret Service guard dogs are in spotlight after latest White House fence jumping
Washington Post
The apprehension of a man who jumped the White House fence Wednesday night and was bitten by a guard dog highlighted one of the Secret Service's most effective weapons: its canines. Secret Service agents and K-9 units quickly subdued the latest fence ...
White House fence-jumper: What happened to dogs who caught him?Christian Science Monitor
Meet the White House guard dogsUSA TODAY
White House Security Breach: Father Says Man Who Scaled White House Fence ...Latin Post
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Young Iranians Stay Home in Fear of Acid Attacks
Nazar Street is one of the most liberal streets in Isfahan, a historic city 340 kilometers south of Tehran. Young men and women mix more freely than elsewhere and women wear their hijabs more loosely, revealing more hair than the law allows.
Boeing sells aircraft manuals, other documents to Iran AirFox News Latino
Thousands of Iranians Take to Streets in Protest at Wave of Acid AttacksNewsweek
Aerospace Giant Boeing Books First Sales to Iran Since -Press TV -Fars News Agency
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UPDATE 2-Suspected Boko Haram fighters kidnap 25 girls in northeast Nigeria
... * Gov't talks with Boko Haram faction to release 200 girls. * Doubts gathering over ceasefire after days of violence (Recasts with abducted girls, quotes). By Imma Ande and Isaac Abrak. YOLA/ABUJA, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Suspected Boko Haram militants ...
$10 'bride price' paid as more girls kidnapped in Nigeria - reportsNew Zealand Herald
Suspected Boko Haram militants kidnap 25 girls from Nigerian townThe Globe and Mail
Dozens of Nigerian women abducted by suspected militants, residents sayFox News
The Guardian -Deutsche Welle -Reuters Africa
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The Express Tribune

At Least 500 Militants Killed in US-Led Strikes in Syria, Observer Group Says
New York Times
AMMAN, Jordan — Air and missile strikes in Syria by the United States and its allies over the last month have killed more than 500 extremist fighters as well as at least 32 civilians, a Syrian monitoring group said on Thursday. The tally compiled by the group, ...
US-Led Strikes In Syria Have Killed 553, Activists SayNPR (blog)
US-led strikes kill more than 500 militants in SyriaThe Straits Times
Islamic State crisis: US-led Syria strikes 'kill 553'BBC News
RT -Voice of America -The Guardian
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New York Daily News

Oscar Pistorius sobbed his way through first night in prison: report
New York Daily News
Oscar Pistorius, whose penchant for turning on the waterworks punctuated much of his murder trial, spent his first night in a South African prison loudly sobbing, according to a local report. “You could hear him. Shortly after the door closed you could hear the ...
Pistorius shoves race, crime and punishment in S. Africa's faceReuters Africa
Oscar Pistorius 'sobbed himself to sleep' on first night in prisonTVNZ
Oscar Pistorius reportedly cried himself to sleep his first night in prisonNational Post
The Independent
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The Nation

Pakistan City Struck by Deadly Attacks
Wall Street Journal
KARACHI, Pakistan—The capital of Pakistan's strife-torn Baluchistan region was the scene of violent attacks Thursday that left at least 12 people dead and included the killing of members of the country's Shiite Hazara minority. People attend the funeral of ...
Police: Gunmen kill 8 Shiite Muslims in PakistanBusinessweek
Gunmen Kill Eight In Quetta AttackiRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Eight killed in Pakistan bus attackIrish Independent
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The Star Online

Japan Minister 'Ashamed' Over S&M Bar Bill Expense Claim
TOKYO, Japan - A scandal has rocked Japan's government for the second in a week - this time involving an S&M bar. The country's newly-appointed trade minister acknowledged Thursday that an organization which manages his political funds submitted ...
New industry minister's fund group booked SGlobalPost
Abe minister says aide spent funds in bondage bar, reports sayChicago Tribune
Japan minister hit by sex club expenses
Daily Beast -Reuters -Businessweek
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The Guardian

UK officer arrested after ammunition found at Buckingham Palace
The Globe and Mail
A police officer was arrested on Thursday as part of an investigation into the discovery of ammunition in personal lockers in a police building on the grounds of Buckingham Palace, Scotland Yard said. The officer, who has not been identified, is from the unit ...
Royal Protection officer arrested after ammunition found at Buckingham PalaceDaily Mail
Police officer arrested after ammunition found in personal locker on Buckingham ...The Independent
Royal Protection officer arrested in ammo probeWCHS-TV8
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