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California in Desperate Attempts to Secure Ground Water Curb Private Drilling for Water

9 hours 24 min ago

California is experiencing the worst ever drought in its entire history. The nasty and prolonged drought has thoroughly cut down most of the natural water supplies on the surface. The only hope for the farmers is to look deeper into underground sources to quench their thirst.

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Fraudulent IRS Callers Cheating Taxpayers Across the Country

9 hours 26 min ago

On Friday The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued an alert notice for its consumer with instructions to protect the taxpayers from falling prey to fraudulent telephone calls by scam artists who pretend to be calling from the office of the IRS.

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Michigan Expects a Bumper Apple Crop

9 hours 30 min ago

The severe weather in winter and the polar vortex could not keep Michigan from growing a bumper crop of apple this year. The orchards even though went through an arctic winter weather remained almost unscathed. The results will be revealed when the predictions of an abundant harvest comes true this year which will be competing with the record breaking production of last year.

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Child obesity leads to call for health taskforce

10 hours 36 min ago

Specialists have called for a crisis taskforce to be created to help handle the "climbing plague" of adolescence corpulence.

The expert body speaking to GPs has cautioned that a whole era will be "decimated" by an eating methodology of junk food and sugary beverages unless an earnest move is made.

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Health concerns about e-cigarettes raised

10 hours 40 min ago

An examination concerning e-cigarettes has found a conceivably lethal synthetic interfaced to lung ailment inside one of the e-fluids tested to be purchased in the North-East.

The disclosure, which will be demonstrated Inside Out NE & Cumbria's present undertakings project, uncovers the item - sold by VIP, one of the greatest e-cigarette organizations in the UK - has since been withdrawn.

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Scottish child cancer deaths decrease

10 hours 43 min ago

Around 110 youngsters north of the Border are diagnosed with the infection every year. 10 years back around 30 baby patients died from the ailment every year, except on account of better medicines the figure has dropped to around 20 a year, with the steepest decrease in leukemia.

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Fiat Merger to Go Through

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 08:32

Fiat has overcome a big hitch that faced its long time planned merger deal with Chrysler Group LLC as the company said that the number of shareholders who are looking forward to sell their shares was not enough to outshine a threshold which could cause a delay to the process.

Fiat's tie up will create a distinct universal automaker that will be called Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.

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Hurdle Again for Health Care During the Tax Season

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 08:30

Last year during fall the federal agency struggled to roll out its health insurance website but this time has a tougher new project in hand. If there are any delays or glitches on the new one then a lot of Americans have to wait to get their tax refunds.

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Report Says California’s Groundwater May be Threatened by Fracking

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:15

A recent report given by the government authorities on Thursday says that in California the process of fracking for oil takes place at a lesser depth than realised earlier which could result in posing risk to the valuable supplies of groundwater.

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Benmosche AIG's CEO Speed Up Exit from Post

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:13

Robert Benmosche will be handing over the post of CEO to Peter Hancock stepping down sooner than expected this weekend. He has been the CEO of American International Group Inc. for five long years. He said in May that time was limited and he had nine months to one year to live and wanted to spend time the way he wished.

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Cheaper Gas & Rosier Economy Can Boost Number of Labor Day Travellers

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:11

It is almost time for the extended Labor Day weekend which is usually the last extensive break that people get before fall starts and the heat dies down paving way for the colder weather.

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Tiffany & Co. Raises Full Year Forecast as Sales Improve

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 11:08

Tiffany & Co. the well known upmarket jeweller for the second time improved the forecast for its full-year profit after it experienced a better than expected increase in the company's quarterly profit. The rise is mainly attributed to the sturdy rate of sales and the growing prices for its swanky jewellery in Americas' which are its prime markets.

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Cab Companies Say that Ride Sharing Services like Lyft are ‘unfair’ Competition

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 11:06

For Ronald Winkelvoss the taxi business is nothing new as he has been engaged in the trade for forty five long years. He has been a driver, a mechanic and also a dispatcher before he became the president of a group of cab companies that operate in Philadelphia and its close proximity.

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U.S. Durable Goods Orders Gets a Boost Due to Strong Aircraft Demand

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 11:36

Consumer confidence seems to be back on track in the U. S.

The biggest gain for orders in long-lasting U. S manufactured goods was seen to hit their biggest gain in July as there is a sturdy international demand for U. S aircrafts. However the fundamental trend of a steady pace of economic growth remained unswerving.

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Best Buy Says Sales Could be Slow till ‘Highly Anticipated’ Models of Mobiles are Launched

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 11:33

United States largest speciality retailer for consumer electronics, Best Buy reported a less than expected revenue in the third straight quarter. The reason for the drop is attributed to the increasing online sales of personal computers and electronics.

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Weyerhaeuser Shifting Its Headquarters to Seattle

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 11:31

Weyerhaeuser, the forest products company is surely one among the major companies of the Pacific Northwest and has been there for more than 110 years. It now plans to shift base and relocate its headquarters along with 800 of its employees to Seattle from Federal Way.

The move is expected to take place in 2016 on completion of a new building construction at 200 Occidental Ave. S.

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Expert’s Report Calls for Shutting Down of Nuclear Plant in California

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:19

Associated Press and an environmental group says that a federal nuclear inspector recommended that the U. S. regulators shut down a nuclear power plant owned by Pacific Gas & Electric Co, till tests show that its reactors are capable of withstanding the shocks from earthquake faults that lie close by.

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In July Rate of Sales for U.S. Newly Built Homes Drop 2.4 percent

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:17

Though for the second consecutive month the U. S homebuilders saw a drop t in rate of sales for new homes July but prices are appearing to become modest which is likely to help the market grow in the near future.

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Wei family of Taiwan to Take Help from Other Businesses for Investing in Cable TV Firm

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:41

Sources familiar with the matter on Monday said that the Wei family from Taiwan is likely to ask Cathay Financials chairman and Cheng Uei the firm involved in electronics parts business to invest in a proposed deal to purchase a part of China Network Systems (CNS), the largest cable TV operator of the country.

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Family Dollar Gets More Offers from Rivals

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:39

The U. S Family Dollar is a variety store chain that is operational in about 8,200 locations. It is the second largest retailer of its kind in the entire United States. This is a popular outlet for low-income customers mainly in the urban areas of the U. S. Now the chain is a target of a cash takeover deal of $9 billion. The offer has come from rival Dollar General with another one of cash and stock offer of $8.5bn from Dollar Tree.

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