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S&P 500 Movers: WYNN, SPLS By Clip Syndicate In early trading on Tuesday, shares of Staples (SPLS) topped the list of the day's best performing components of the S&P 500 index, trading up 5.0%. Year to date, Staples has lost about 22.8% of its value. ...Read More »
Nasdaq 100 Movers: WYNN, SPLS By Clip Syndicate In early trading on Tuesday, shares of Staples (SPLS) topped the list of the day's best performing components of the Nasdaq 100 index, trading up 5.6%. Year to date, Staples has lost about 22.4% of its value. ...Read More »
Dow Movers: BA, NKE By Clip Syndicate In early trading on Tuesday, shares of Nike (NKE) topped the list of the day's best performing Dow Jones Industrial Average components, trading up 1.0%. Year to date, Nike registers a 0.9% gain. ...Read More »
U.S. Court Revives Shareholder Lawsuit Vs. Allergan Over Botox By Clip Syndicate A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday revived a shareholder lawsuit against Allergan Inc over allegations that the company improperly marketed and labeled the cosmetic drug Botox. The ruling, from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, said plaintiff shareholders had alleged enough specific facts to proceed.

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AP Interview: Iran Says It Disrupts Nuclear Plots By Clip Syndicate The deputy head of the Islamic Republic's nuclear department told The Associated Press that Iran has disrupted plots by foreign spies to recruit its nuclear experts and stopped sabotage attempts through faulty foreign equipment supplied for its facilities. The comments by Asghar Zarean, who is in charge of security for Iran's nuclear program, came during a visit by an AP team to Iran's Atomic Energy Organization in Tehran organized by state officials. It also comes as Iran continues negotiations with world powers over its contested nuclear program and after authorities said they shot down a purported Israeli drone near one of its atomic facilities.

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U.S. Factory Activity Expands In August At Fastest Pace Since April 2010: Markit By Clip Syndicate An industry report showed on Tuesday, the U.S. manufacturing industry expanded in August while employment in the sector grew at its fastest pace since March of last year. Financial data firm Markit said its final U.S. Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index rose to 57.9 in August from 55.8 in July, marking its highest level since April 2010. The preliminary read for the index was 58.0.

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Tech Trends- Video Games Scholarships 09-02-14 By Clip Syndicate now, tech trends. news you can use on the biggest shifts in technology, software and devices that affect our lives. video game competitions are exploding in popularity. gaming tournaments now pack arenas, and millions of spectators follow the action online. amazon recently paid nearly a billion dollars for the video game broadcaster "twitch." adrianna diaz shows us how one university is even offering athletic scholarships to gamers. this is what most people imagine when they think of college athletics..... hard hits, big plays, and fierce competition on the gridiron. but now the landscape of college sports is moving from the locker room to the living room! ) ) "this is the varsity sport right here " gaming is now quickly becoming part of the college sports landscape. at robert morris university in chicago, associate a-d kurt melcher is now offering athletic scholarships to video game players. how is sitting in front of a screen punching buttons athletic? "it's played in the team setting sort of do deal with strategy and deal with your teammates and accomplish a goal which is very similar to traditional sports." the scholarships -- up to 19,000 dollars a year -- could cover half the cost of tuition, room and board. the gamers will compete against other schools this fall as official varsity athletes "find the best players, form our teams, and go from there. "uniforms?" "absolutely, uniforms." competitive video gaming -- known as e-sports -- is booming. almost 2 out of 3 americans play top pros can earn six figures a yearand just like traditional college sports, the broadcasting rights in gaming is becoming big business. on streaming sites like twitch 32 million people watched live as players competed in the championships of the multi-player fantasy game "league of legends".an event that sold out the los angeles staples center "league of legends" is one of the world's most popular games, and the only game the robert morris team will play. more than 4,000 prospective students inquired about the scholarship - which will only go to 30 players "i know i would be the absolute best for this" as the sports world expands to video games, the academic and corporate worlds are quick to press play. for cbs this morning, adriana diaz, chicago. both the fbi and apple are trying to find out how nude photos of several female celebrities ended up on the internet. oscar-winner jennifer lawrence says she has asked law enforcement for help in tracking down the culprits - and in a statement, the fbi says it will look into the allegations. meanwhile, apple says it is looking into reports that its online photo-sharing service may have been hacked to obtain the intimate images. there had been talk that a flaw in icloud services could have allowed celebrity accounts to be hacked, leading to the distribution of private images. one security researcher warns everyone - not just celebrities - that if you have a cloud account for photos, images aren't just on your portable devices anymore. once images end up in the cloud, there's no certainty that an unauthorized party can't get to them. we want to remind you to "like" the wdef news 12 the morning facebook page. just search for us on facebook to find us. when you do, you can converse with us in our question of the day. this morning we ask news 12 this morning and bounce tv want to send you to atlanta for the bounce summer music festival. maze, patti labelle, and ruben studdard highlight the event. look for the contest entry post on our facebook page... then post a comment to get your name in the hat. we'll be drawing two lucky winners to receive two tickets to the show in atlanta. good luck. stay with us. === another look at traffic ...Read More »
Dollar & Sense - 09-02-14 By Clip Syndicate this morning continues now. the markets were closed monday for labor day. this week, investors will be watching for new construction and auto sales numbers... and whether a recent hack will impact a tech giant. chris hopkins, an investment advisor with barnett and company, joins us in studio now as we go behind some of this week's business chris hopkins investment was with born at w schilling is studio this morning as we go behind some of the business headlines good morning christie morning joe are you on good radio hungry thinking a lot of folks have already heard about the hacking of the celebrity photo is right um a lot of things are pointed this bing the eye cloud. you applebees. cloud with pictures when has been hacked. ...Read More »
USHCC to Honor Nancy Pelosi with “Excellence in Leadership Award” During 2014 National Convention By Clip Syndicate WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) is proud to announce the honorable Nancy Pelosi, U.S. House of Representatives Democratic Leader, as the recipient of its 2014 “Excellence in Leadership Award.” Leader Pelosi will receive this accolade at the Women in Business and Leadership Luncheon on Monday, September 22 during the USHCC 2014 National Convention in Salt Lake City, Utah. Sponsors of the luncheon include Wells Fargo, BMW North America, LLC, The ...Read More »
Boris Island Airport Plan Rejected By Clip Syndicate London Mayor Boris Johnson has said his proposal for an island airport in the Thames estuary is not dead, despite the Airports Commission rejecting the idea. Commission chairman Sir Howard Davies said the huge cost, economic disruption and environmental concerns made the proposal unviable. The mayor called this short-sighted, but said plans to expand either Gatwick or Heathrow airports would fail. These plans, he claimed, face huge opposition and no government would back them. The proposal for a Thames Estuary airport - dubbed Boris Island because of the mayor's strong backing - would have led to the development of a four-runway airport on the Isle of Grain.

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