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Social Security spent $300M on 'IT boondoggle'
WASHINGTON - Six years ago the Social Security Administration embarked on an aggressive plan to replace outdated computer systems overwhelmed by a growing flood of disability claims.
Social Security's $300M IT project doesn't work  Appeal-Democrat
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Gaza conflict: US lifts ban on flights to Tel Aviv
The US Federal Aviation Authority has lifted its ban on US airline flights into and out of Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport after reviewing the situation on the ground and steps taken by Israel to ensure security.
FAA continues no-fly ban to Tel Aviv [The Philadelphia Inquirer :: ]  Businessweek
Do or die against Hamas  New York Daily News
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Rand weakens despite positive Chinese PMI
THE rand was slightly weaker on Thursday morning as momentum seemed to slow, despite encouraging data from China. The HSBC Chinese flash purchasing managers index (PMI) jumped to 52 in July from a final reading of 50.7 in June.
Shanghai shares advance on robust China PMI  ecns
Economists React: China's Manufacturing Sector Looking Good  Wall Street Journal (blog)
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Facebook Answers Critics With Mobile-Ad Surge
Facebook Inc. reported Wednesday that profit more than doubled and revenue topped estimates for the ninth straight quarter due to strong mobile ad revenue.
Facebook's soaring profits show its mastery on the mobile computing wave  Economic Times
Facebook's second quarter revenue soars 61%  New York Post
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Asian Morning Briefing: S&P 500 Closes at Record
U.S. shares ended mixed, with the S&P 500 hitting another record close. Treasury bonds ended little changed as investors remained cautious over geopolitical risks, while gold prices edged lower.
Apple pushes S&P 500 to record close; Boeing hits Dow  Reuters
Wall Street S&P 500 in record high  Irish Examiner
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Old faces bid for control of new media economy
Power plays by Rupert Murdoch and John Malone driven by threat from digital upstarts, not just egos. By Maisie McCabe. Tweet. Murdoch (l) and Malone: the Fox and Liberty bosses targeted Time Warner and ITV respectively.
John Malone: Technology Companies Unlikely to Bid for Time Warner  Wall Street Journal
Fox mindful of debt in Time Warner chase  The Australian
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Hyundai Motor Second Quarter Net Profit Falls 6.9%
Cars made by South Korea's Hyundai Motor and its affiliate Kia Motors at the company's shipping yard at a port in Pyeongtaek.
Hyundai Motor Q2 profit slips 6.5 pct as firmer won, US discounts hurt  Reuters
Hyundai Motor Q2 profit slips as US discounts hurt  Economic Times
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Spain's jobless rate edges down to 24.5 percent in second quarter as economy ...
MADRID - Official figures show that Spain's unemployment rate edged down to 24.5 percent in the second quarter from 25.9 percent in the previous three-month period, a further sign that the economy's recovery is gaining traction and making solid inroads ...
Spain Jobless Rate Declines To 2-Year Low  RTT News
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Food safety in China still faces enormous hurdles
By Michael Moss and Neil Gough China has been scrambling to right its gargantuan processed-food ship ever since six infants died and thousands more were hospitalized with kidney damage in 2008 from milk adulterated with an industrial chemical.
China's old meat is a corporate health warning  Reuters Blogs (blog)
China detains employees of suspect meat seller  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
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LG Electronics Profit Beats Estimates on TVs, G3 Phone
LG added TVs with flexible screens and ultra high definition technology to capture demand ahead of the World Cup in Brazil that finished this month.
LG Electronics says Q3 operating profit to grow vs year earlier  Reuters
LG Electronics beats Q2 estimates as mobile division turns profit  Economic Times
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