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Hopes for manufacturing rebound are fading

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A key report Tuesday dampened hopes that U.S. manufacturing will serve as a growth engine in the second half of the year as a strong dollar and low oil prices continue to hamper production. Instead, manufacturers are bracing for more troubles in the fourth quarter amid China’s economic weakness and global market turmoil. “When there’s doubt among consumers and investors, ...

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McDonald’s to start all-day breakfast nationally on Oct. 6

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The long wait for McDonald’s breakfast lovers is almost over. Company officials announced Tuesday that they will begin serving breakfast all-day nationally on Oct. 6. Restaurant operators approved the move in a vote Tuesday. McDonald’s has been testing all-day breakfast in select markets for several months after hearing for years from customers that they wanted to be able to get an Egg ...

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Wall Street kicks off stormy Sept: Dow plunges 470 points on weak China data

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New month, same old negative, scary, correction-like price action on Wall Street as the Dow plunged 470 points on the first trading day of September.. The volatile start to the new month on Wall Street looks a lot like the abysmal trading action in August — the worst month for the Dow since May 2010 and the stock market’s first 10% correction in ...

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PRESIDENT OBAMA TO TAKE ON THE ALASKAN WILDERNESS ON A SPECIAL EDITION OF “RUNNING WILD WITH BEAR GRYLLS” ON NBC

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LOS ANGELES (Aug.31, 2015) — NBC and Electus today announced that President Barack Obama will trek through the wilderness with survival expert Bear Grylls for a Special Edition of “Running Wild with Bear Grylls,” during a visit to Alaska. President Obama will meet with Grylls while visiting Alaska to observe the effects of climate change on the area. The two ...

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GBI: Officer shot responding to wrong home shot by other officer

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DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. —A DeKalb County police officer, who was shot after going to the wrong house responding to a burglary call Monday night, is in serious condition. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said early investigation indicates the injured officer was likely shot accidentally by one of the other officers on the scene. DeKalb County Director of Public Safety Cedric ...

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OPEC ready to talk, boosting oil prices

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Oil prices surged Monday, capping their biggest three-day gain in 25 years, as the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries suggested it may be ready to scale back output and the government cut its estimates of U.S. oil production. OPEC said in an article that it “stands ready to talk to all other producers” to achieve “fair and reasonable prices.” In its monthly OPEC Bulletin, the ...

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S&P 500 posts biggest monthly loss in more than 3 years

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U.S stocks tumbled and oil prices surged Monday as Wall Street closed out a volatile August with hefty losses that gave the S&P 500 its worst monthly performance since May 2012. Uncertainty about the timing of Federal Reserve rate hikes and persistent fears about a China slowdown continue to weigh on financial markets after last week’s wild ride. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index ...

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Stormy September looms after ugly August

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Adios August. Wall Street won’t miss you one bit. The broad U.S. stock market — spooked by a China-inspired growth scare and angst over U.S. interest rate policy — suffered its first 10% drop in four years on its way to its worst monthly performance since May 2012 amid violent volatility that brought back bad memories of past market crises. ...

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Self-Help Pioneer Dr. Wayne Dyer Dies at 75, Family and Publisher Say

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Dr. Wayne Dyer, the self-help guru whose best-seller “Your Erroneous Zones” was adopted by millions as a guide to better living, has died at 75, his family and publisher said Sunday. Dyer died Saturday night in Maui, Hawaii, said Reid Tracy, chief executive of Dyer’s publisher, Hay House. The cause of death wasn’t immediately reported. Dyer was diagnosed with chronic ...

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Sorry Rebel Wilson, the Black Lives Matter movement is not a joke

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Rebel Wilson has an interesting idea of what constitutes “police injustice.” Sunday night, before announcing Nicki Minaj as the winner for Best Hip Hop Video at the MTV VMAs, the comedian decided to discuss her issues with police. Police strippers. Yes, the Pitch Perfect 2 star had an opportunity with millions watching to discuss the ways in which white bodies have committed violent acts ...

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