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McDonald's CEO Don Thompson to retire | Reuters
2015-01-29 Economy

(Reuters) - McDonald's Corp (MCD.N) said Chief Executive Don Thompson would retire at the end of February and be succeeded by Steve Easterbrook, the company's chief brand officer.The announcement from the company, which has just finished one of its toughest years in decades, pushed its shares up 3 ...

Qualcomm says key customer passed on new chip, stock drops | Reuters
2015-01-29 Economy

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) reduced its outlook for fiscal 2015, saying it expects its newest Snapdragon mobile chip will not be used in a major customer's flagship smartphone, sending its shares lower.The San Diego, California, company also warned that "challenges" with another of its chips ...

Samsung Electronics fourth-quarter profit down 36 percent on year, in line with guidance | Reuters
2015-01-29 Economy

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Entertainment

India through a lens: the nation embraces photography as art
2015-01-29 Entertainment

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Solar Power takes centre stage at World Future Energy Summit
2015-01-29 Entertainment

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Leonora Carrington: wild at heart
2015-01-29 Entertainment

BigNewsNetworkOur eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states. Each ...

Health

Company will craft you a unique baby name ... for $32K | Fox News
2015-01-28 Health

What's in a name? About $32,000 apparently, if you want one that's unique. A new Swiss company called Erfolgswelle offers to create a list of globally unique baby names and pare them down with clients until they pick one, the San Francisco Chronicle reports."We follow a creation process ...

Using analytics to help doctors fight cancer, Oncora Medical nabs $20K investment
2015-01-28 Health

Oncora Medical wants radiation oncologists to have mounds of clinical data at their fingertips. That way, they can identify the absolute best treatment options based on past patients.Oncora Medical wants radiation oncologists to have mounds of clinical data at their fingertips. That way, they can identify the absolute ...

Hopkinton Home Care Expands Health Service Network in the Metro West
2015-01-28 Health

Hopkinton Home Care is proud to announce new in-home health care services into more than 10 towns in the Metro West area. In addition to Hopkinton, due to the demand and growth of in-home health services, Hopkinton Home Care now services Ashland, Bellingham, Framingham, Franklin, Grafton, Holliston, Hopedale, ...

Politics

Figures reveal surveillance use
2015-01-28 Politics

28 January 2015 Last updated at 00:37 Share this page Delicious Digg Facebook reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Email Print Figures reveal covert surveillance use in Scotland By Marc EllisonData journalist, BBC Scotland Local authorities authorised 501 clandestine investigations between 2012 and 2014 Continue reading the main storyRelated Stories ...

MP Mitchell dismisses UKIP threat
2015-01-27 Politics

27 January 2015 Last updated at 08:05 Share this page Delicious Digg Facebook reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Email Print Article written by Tim Iredale Political editor, Yorkshire & Lincolnshire More from Tim Veteran Austin Mitchell says UKIP can't win in Grimsby Austin Mitchell will step down at the 2015 ...

David Cameron is right on welfare and tax cuts
2015-01-27 Politics

It is not just good news that the Conservatives are doing this. It is good news that they are talking about it. We pointed out recently that, for all the strength of the Tories’ economic record, their campaign had focused on Ed Miliband’s manifest inadequacies rather than their ...

SciTech

Project Isizwe donates iPads
2015-01-28 SciTech

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The continental divide of 2014 temperature | Science News
2015-01-28 SciTech

While last year was the hottest on record worldwide, the contiguous United States experienced extremes on both ends of the thermometer.Arizona, California and Nevada notched their highest annual temperatures since record keeping began in 1895, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported on January 12. (A 1 on ...

Usually friendly dog Mamma got the best of would-be burglar
2015-01-28 SciTech

PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) - A family in northern Ohio says a man trying to break into their home left behind a trail of blood after meeting their dog at the front door. The family in Port Clinton says they were home when their 11-year-old pit bull named ...

Sport

Andersen earns 3rd career shutout, Ducks blank Canucks 4-0
2015-01-29 Sport

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Group D stands for 'draw' in Africa Cup of Nations as drawing of lots looms
2015-01-29 Sport

Four matches in and it's neck and neck. In fact, it couldn't be closer. After four 1-1 draws in the first two matchdays in Group D of the Africa Cup of Nations, Ivory Coast, Mali, Cameroon and Guinea all find themselves in the same situation. That's the same ...

Only victory will do for McIlroy
2015-01-29 Sport

Bet 5 Get 20 Free McIlory is hoping to break a run of three straight second-place finishes on the European Tour and he is back on familiar territory in the Emirate.The Northern Irishman has featured in this event more than any other, including twice as an amateur. He ...

Travel

The Non-Surfer's Guide to Mexican Surf Mecca Puerto Escondido|Fathom
2015-01-28 Travel

You don't have to surf to get into the laid-back lifestyle, the sunshine, the lack of tourists, and the affordable cost of living in this Mexican beachy heaven. All photos by Natasha Hecher.By Natasha Hecher for Fathom | I am not a surfer, but every year I ...

Long Weekend in Woodstock, Vermont|Fodor's
2015-01-28 Travel

Beat the winter blues with some time out of town--and outside--in the quaint Vermont village of Woodstock. With outdoor adventures, notable local cuisine, and unique shops, it's easy to see why Woodstock is consistently considered one of the top towns in the Green Mountain State. Here's how ...

5 Steps to Planning a Women's Ski Vacation|Liftopia
2015-01-28 Travel

Girl time refreshes my soul. With ski season in full swing and International Women's Ski Day in the books, now is the time to plan a ski/riding vacation. Don't get me wrong, my guy is sweet and romantic, but there's something about hanging with girlfriends that can't ...

World

Greece insists it can longer tolerate 'choking austerity'
2015-01-29 World

He said the burden of paying off the loans was "crushing and unobtainable". His newly-appointed, British-educated finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, who will spearhead the negotiations with international lenders, said the bail-out given to Greece had been a "toxic mistake". "Today we are turning the page on that mistake ...

Italian police arrest 160 alleged mafia members
2015-01-29 World

“This investigation of unprecedented importance,” said Italy’s top mafia prosecutor Franco Roberti said at a press conference in Bologna. "Nothing will ever be the same."Mr Roberti said ‘Ndrangheta spent decades infiltrating public institutions. “These criminal associations not only aspired to material wealth, but worked very hard to develop ...

Like circling scorpions, Israel and Hizbollah have both drawn blood
2015-01-29 World

Retaliation against Israel will have been a necessity after this grievous blow. Other factors would have made it even more imperative. Hizbollah brands itself a “resistance movement”, supposedly straining every nerve and sinew in the fight against Israel. In fact, its key priority since 2012 has been the ...

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