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Ebola virus: ‘Our people are dying’

Growing death toll in west Africa and cases in Europe and US drive home severity of threat Asia homepage

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Four Bombings Kill Over 50 People Around Baghdad – New York Times

Fox News Four Bombings Kill Over 50 People Around BaghdadNew York TimesBAGHDAD — A rash of bombings in several neighborhoods around Baghdad on Saturday killed more than 50 people and wounded nearly 100, unnerving the capital on what, for many, … Continue reading

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PIMCO: How To Lose (Lots Of) Money And Still Influence People

By Brad DeLong: Joshua Brown: “Do we need to fire PIMCO?”: “In February of 2011, [Bill] Gross loudly proclaimed… [that] Pimco Total Return had taken its allocation to US Treasury bonds down to zero. As recently as the previous December, … Continue reading

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Urban Outfitters – Riding The Free People Wave To 20% Upside

By L&F Capital Management: Company Overview Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN) is a lifestyle specialty retail company founded in 1970. It is currently based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is segmented into three fashion brands (Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie, and Free People), each … Continue reading

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Flood of Syrian refugees into Turkey hits 100000, as people flee Islamic State – CTV News

Toronto Star Flood of Syrian refugees into Turkey hits 100000, as people flee Islamic StateCTV NewsKUCUK KENDIRCILER, Turkey — The number of refugees seeking shelter in Turkey from the Islamic State group's advance across northern Syria has hit 100,000 in … Continue reading

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Singer Taylor Swift leads People Magazine’s best-dressed list

(Reuters) – Pop star Taylor Swift, who has adopted a sexier look on red carpets, was named People magazine’s best-dressed celebrity of the year on Wednesday. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Millennials: Bonds Aren’t Just For Old People

By Matt Tucker, CFA: I come from a large family, and through my older siblings, I have a growing number of nieces and nephews who are entering their 20s. What often strikes me when talking with them is their tendency … Continue reading

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China executes 8 people for terror crimes

Sentences highlight Beijing’s determination to take a tough line on separatism in Xinjiang province Asia homepage

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Power To The People: Rapid-Discharge Li-Ion Batteries

By Wilmont Howard: There are several chemistries associated with Li-ion technology, falling into two usage categories: high energy/long run time and high power/acceleration. My previous Seeking Alpha paper discussed the “traditional” Li-ion chemistry, utilizing lithium cobaltate active ingredient, which targets … Continue reading

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E-coyotes: The Central American people smugglers who ‘Like’ Facebook

By Gabriel Stargardter and Patricia Zengerle SAN PEDRO SULA Honduras/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – When Alan Villeda began smuggling people from Honduras to the United States in 1998, he could only communicate with customers via patchy phone calls. These days, he is … Continue reading

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