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Trolling celebrities on Twitter has been a favorite pastime for many. But now, Twitter has announced new updates to deal with such trolls, just weeks after CEO Dick Costolo admitted that the micro-blogging site "sucks" when it comes to dealing with trolls. Twitter...

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Pending home sales in the U.S. rebounded in the month of January, according to a report released by the National Association of Realtors on Friday, with the increase reflecting improved buyer demand. NAR said its pending home sales index climbed 1.7 percent in January.

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Despite opposition from a number of Republicans, Loretta Lynch's nomination as the nation's next Attorney General was cleared by the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday.

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Stocks have moved modestly lower in early trading on Friday, although selling pressure has remained relatively subdued. The major averages have all dipped into negative territory after ending the previous session mixed.

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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lynch-022615.jpg Despite opposition from a number of Republicans, Loretta Lynch's nomination as the nation's next Attorney General was cleared by the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday.
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CPI-022615.jpgWith energy prices showing another substantial decrease, the Labor Department released a report on Thursday showing that U.S. consumer prices fell by slightly more than expected in the month of January.
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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 European markets fell on Friday, as investors remained cautious amid a deluge of financial news from the region, ahead of some key data from the U.S. On the data front, at 8 am ET, German statistical office Destatis will release its preliminary consumer prices report. Consumer prices are...
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International Consolidated Airlines Group S.A., formed by the merger of British Airways Plc. and Spanish flag carrier Iberia Lineas Aereas de Espana S.A., Friday reported significant increase in profit for the fourth quarter as well as full year, helped by increased revenues. The company sees increased operating profit in 2015. The stock added more than 4 percent in early
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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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Actavis plc (ACT), a global specialty pharmaceutical company, and Medicines360, a nonprofit women's health pharmaceutical company, today announced the approval of LILETTA by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or FDA for use by women to prevent pregnancy... More
Myanmar "seems headed in the wrong direction and needs urgently to get back on track" in a crucial year for the country's democratic transition and long-term reconciliation, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein has warned. "The...
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Facebook-suicide-022615.jpg Social networking website Facebook, Inc. has added a new feature for suicide prevention starting Wednesday. The new feature provides the user an option when they see a friend post something that indicates that he or she is considering self harm or suicide. It works on both desktop and mobile.
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Economic Calendar
DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
02/27/15 10:0Pending Home Sales (M-o-M)JAN United States
02/27/15 10:0Pending Home Sales (Y-o-Y)JAN United States
02/27/15 10:0Univ. of Mich. Consumer Confidence IndexFEB United States
02/27/15 9:45Chicago PMIFEB United States
02/27/15 9:0Unemployment RateJAN Mexico
02/27/15 8:30GDP (Q-o-Q)Q4 United States
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FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
05/27/2015SLXPXIFAXAN (sNDA)FDA decision on XIFAXAN he treatment of irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea or IBS-D
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
04/17/2015PCYCIMBRUVICA (sNDA)FDA decision on IMBRUVICA as a treatment for patients with Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia
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