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A mixed-use project envisioned as Playa Vista's downtown has been sold to a Dallas investment firm for a reported $475 million, cementing the master-planned community's rise as a residential neighborhood and technology hub.

The steep price for Runway Playa Vista a retail, residential

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Babies' eye damage and Zika? Brazil study suggests a link

CHICAGO - The Zika virus might cause eye damage in small-headed infants born to women infected during pregnancy, a small study in Brazil suggests. The study lacks hard proof of any link with Zika and vision abnormalities, but as a precaution, the authors recommend routine vision testing in...
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Stephen FellerNASHVILLE, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Prostate cancer survivors are likely to die of something other than cancer because of early detection and better treatment, according to a recent study.
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Watch, meet smartwatch: Fossil and Misfit think they're a perfect match

Bay Area smartwatch company's marriage to Fossil opens doors for both businesses
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Notable Wednesday Option Activity: TWTR, AAPL, WFM

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR), where a total volume of 167,989 contracts has been trade
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Gold Weaker On Mild Profit-Taking, Chart Consolidation; Fed Chair Yellen's Remarks A Non-Event

Gold prices ended the U.S. day session modestly lower but up from the daily low Wednesday, on a technical correction and some mild profit taking from the short-term traders following recent solid gain
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ISIS, China's Downturn And More Global Issues Explained In Videos

George Friedman is one of the world’s best-known geopolitical forecasters. The former CIA operative and founder of Stratfor has consulted with numerous global organizations and written several b
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Think Strategically, Invest Globally

Over the past five years, international stocks have underperformed U.S. stocks by a substantial margin. Emerging market stocks in particular have disappointed investors since 2009. At this point, inve
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Deutsche Bank's Stock Price Recovery Is Not What It Seems

After collapsing to a record low on Tuesday February 9th, Deutsche Bank came “roaring back”. Late that day, its management announced that it was considering buying back its own senior debt
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'Institutional Dignity' of Fed Was At Stake; Now Living with Consequences - Jim Grant

All eyes were on Fed chair Janet Yellens testimony before Congress Wednesday to see if current financial conditions will delay the central banks tightening cycle.
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Wednesday Sector Leaders: Healthcare, Technology & Communications

Looking at the sectors faring best as of midday Wednesday, shares of Healthcare companies are outperforming other sectors, higher by 2.4%. Within that group, Henry Schein, Inc. (NASD: HSIC) and Perkin
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Will Twitter Flat-Line Post Earnings Tonight Despite The Angst?

A whole lot of nothing?
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Daily Dividend Report: TWX, WU, OC, GAS, UNH, SYK, PRU, CMI

Time Warner (TWX) has approved a fifteen percent increase in the Company's regular quarterly cash dividend. On an annual basis, Time Warner's regular cash dividend on its Common Stock will grow from $
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Shanghai Disneyland; Leap Year; TSA rules on bug spray

SHANGHAI DISNEYLAND TICKETS Tickets for Shanghai Disneyland go on sale beginning March 28. The park opens June 16 with six themed lands: Tomorrowland, Fantasyland, Treasure Cove, Adventure Isle, Mic
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2016 Carnival Roundup: Celebrations around the world [Photos]

2016 Carnival Roundup: Celebrations around the world.
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The Getaway: 5 New York Hotel Bars That Melt Away the Winter Blues

When the February air is biting and Manhattans avenues seem never-ending, few pleasures compare with ducking into a hotel bar and sinking into a club chair beside a fire.
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Brit refused entry to Thailand after ripping out passport pages to use as toilet paper

Faye Wilson, 28, was left red-faced when she found herself being escorted home to Britain by a security guard after being turned back at the airport by Thai immigration officials.
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Room identical to Vincent Van Gogh's Bedroom in Arles is listed on Airbnb

The latest addition to Airbnb was added byThe Art Institute of Chicago and has literally mimicked the 1888 Bedroom in Arles painting in every detail - including the bedside blue jug and the chairs.
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Photographer Jody MacDonald makes journey across the Sahara on world's longest train

The stunning photos were taken in Mauritania, Africa, during a two-month expedition by professional photographer Jody MacDonald from Canada. She jumped on a freight train to shoot the images.
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Electricity pact still on track, top official says

Santo Domingo.- The coordination team for the Electric Pact
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Foods pace January price climb of 0.39%

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Dominican Republic to host world chocolate conclave

Santo Domingo.- The Agriculture Ministry on Tuesday announced
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Acquired rights of power companies in tourist areas must be respected

Santo Domingo.- Dominican Republics isolated power companies
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Regulators say Google's self-driving car 'AI can be a driver'

The regulator said: "We agree with Google its [self-driving car] will not have a 'driver' in the traditional sense that vehicles have had drivers during the last more than one hundred years."  &#
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Stocks cut early gains, turn mixed; oil falls again

Investors are digesting Yellen's testimony for signals the Fed may pause rate hike plans.        
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Rieder: Lessons from premature Rubio coronation

In analyzing political campaigns, it's wise to hedge your bets.        
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5 Ways To Successfully Negotiate a Lowball Job Offer

Being offered the perfect job is a dream come true, but what happens when the salary doesn't match?  It's not ideal, but it's not the end of the world - all you need to do is negotiate.  Som
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Racecar Driver Arrested As Part Of Massive Online Payday Loan Scheme

An online payday lending operation that allegedly exploited more than 4.5 million Americans is under criminal indictment, according to Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara.
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