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Google plans to launch a limited-scale U.S. wireless service, which while not taking on the big players in the industry, would nonetheless incorporate technical innovations that could be absorbed the carriers. This was announced by Sundar Pichai, a top Google executive, at the ongoing World Mobile Congress in Barcelona.

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With labor issues at West Coast ports continuing to cause problems for exporters, the Institute for Supply Management released a report on Monday showing that U.S. manufacturing activity growth slipped to its lowest in more than a year. The ISM said...

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With little time to spare, the House voted late Friday to approve a one-week extension of funding for the Department of Homeland Security. The House voted 357 to 60 in favor of the bill, which passed just two hours before the DHS was due to run out of funding at midnight.

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Sentiment on Wall Street is cautiously optimistic headed in Monday's trading. Strength overseas is boosting the market, helped by an unexpected rate cut by the People's Bank of China. However, there is some skepticism as to whether the major averages are ready to resume their upward momentum after mild profit taking late last week.

Hilary-022615.jpg Further reinforcing Hillary Clinton's position as the frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nomination, the results of a Quinnipiac University poll show the former Secretary of State with a substantial lead in an early look at the Iowa caucuses.
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capitol-022715.jpg With little time to spare, the House voted late Friday to approve a one-week extension of funding for the Department of Homeland Security. The House voted 357 to 60 in favor of the bill, which passed just two hours before the DHS was due to run out of funding at midnight.
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A new study says that people diagnosed with major depression are around three times more likely than the general population to commit violent crimes such as robbery, sexual offences and assault. The study, published in The Lancet Psychiatry journal, tracked medical and crime records of 47,158 people in Sweden diagnosed with depression.
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The major U.S. index futures are pointing to a mixed opening on Tuesday, with sentiment turning mixed following the release of a lackluster reading on consumer spending. A Commerce Department report showed that consumer spending unexpectedly fell in January. Meanwhile, oil prices are also pulling back, reflecting the risk aversion in play in the markets.
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Fox News pundit Bill O'Reilly remains under fire amid accusations that he trumped up his role in covering international events. Only weeks after a Mother Jones article raised doubts about his claims that he was in the "warzone" during the Falklands War, the Washington Post noticed that O'Reilly once...
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Astronomers have discovered a gigantic black hole at the heart of an ultraluminous quasar in the distant universe. The newfound cosmic monster is said to be the largest and brightest ever black hole, which dates back to a little more than 6 percent of the universe's current age of 13.8 billion years. Quasars are the brightest objects in the universe that contain supermassive black holes.
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The U.S. government is setting up a new central agency to deal with cybersecurity threats around the country, according to media reports. The Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center will be tasked with integrating intelligence from various agencies and distributing information more broadly to...
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Celgene International Sàrl, a wholly owned subsidiary of Celgene Corp. (CELG), announced that the European Commission or EC has approved ABRAXANE (paclitaxel formulated as albumin-bound nanoparticles, or nab-paclitaxel) in combination with carboplatin... More
Russian President Vladimir Putin pledged to do everything to bring to justice those responsible for the death of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, who was gunned down on a bridge next to the Kremlin late on Friday. An opposition march which...
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GalaxyS6-030215.jpg South Korean giant Samsung Electronics Co.'s launched its new flagship Galaxy S6 smartphone in two forms: regular and edge, which will sport a curved-edge display on both sides with a metal frame and glass body. Samsung unveiled the models in Barcelona on Sunday, ahead of the Mobile World Congress.
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DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
03/02/15 13:0ExportsFEB Brazil
03/02/15 13:0ImportsFEB Brazil
03/02/15 13:0Trade BalanceFEB Brazil
03/02/15 10:30PMI ManufacturingFEB Mexico
03/02/15 10:0Construction Spending - PublicJAN United States
03/02/15 10:0Construction Spending - ResidentialJAN United States
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05/27/2015SLXPXIFAXAN (sNDA)FDA decision on XIFAXAN he treatment of irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea or IBS-D
05/27/2015SLXPXIFAXAN 550 mg tablets (sNDA)FDA decision on XIFAXAN for treatment of irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea
05/13/2015KYTHATX-101 (NDA)FDA decision on ATX-101 for improvement in the appearance of moderate to severe submental fullness
04/30/2015THRXBREO ELLIPTA (sNDA)FDA decision on BREO ELLIPTA for the once-daily treatment for asthma in patients aged 12 years and older
04/30/2015VNLPY.PKTuzistra (NDA)FDA decision on Tuzistra for the treatment of cough and cold
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