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Hedge funds buy GM in fourth-quarter; Soros takes stakes in JP Morgan, Citi

By Svea Herbst-Bayliss and Jennifer Ablan (Reuters) - Top U.S. hedge fund managers in the fourth quarter focused on the consumer sector, with investment plays ranging from high-end auction house Sotheby's to big retailers Target Corp and Walg...
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Buffett's Berkshire dumps stake in Dish, Glaxo

(Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc eliminated its stake in Dish Network Corp in the fourth quarter and added a stake in financial giant Goldman Sachs, according to a regulatory filing on Friday. Berkshire had taken the Dish p...
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Facebook, GM attract hedge fund buyers; Netflix scaled back

By Svea Herbst-Bayliss (Reuters) - Top U.S. hedge fund managers in the fourth quarter focused on the consumer sector, with investment plays ranging from high-end auction house Sotheby's to large retailers Target Corp and Walgreen Co General ...
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Sleep Apnea May Worsen Fatigue in MS Patients

FRIDAY, Feb. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Sleep apnea is common in people with multiple sclerosis and may contribute to their fatigue, a new study shows. Fatigue is one of the most frequent and debilitating symptoms experienced by MS patients. The...
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Implanted Monitor May Help Spot Dangerous Heart Rhythm After Stroke

FRIDAY, Feb. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Atrial fibrillation is a common and potentially deadly form of irregular heartbeat that's often tough to detect. Now researchers say that an implantable heart monitor may help spot the disorder in patients...
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Can Vitamin C Ward Off Stroke?

FRIDAY, Feb. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In a small study, French researchers have found that people deficient in vitamin C might be at greater risk for bleeding in the brain, also called hemorrhagic stroke. Hemorrhagic strokes make up only 15 pe...
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Wall St. rises; indexes up for second straight week

Gains were broad, with the Nasdaq closing at its highest level since 2000 and nine of the 10 major S&P 500 sector indexes rising on the day. This is the second straight week of gains for all three.
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Buffett's Berkshire dissolves stake in Dish

(Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc eliminated its stake in Dish Network Corp in the fourth quarter and added a stake in financial giant Goldman Sachs, according to a regulatory filing on Friday. Berkshire had taken the Dish p...
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Fire-Safe Cigarette Law Reduces Home Fires: Study

FRIDAY, Feb. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A Massachusetts law requiring that only fire-safe cigarettes be sold in the state reduced the number of residential fires there, a new study shows. Researchers examined data on accidental residential fires...
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Three Groups Miss Out on Colon Cancer Survival Gains, Study Says

FRIDAY, Feb. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Survival rates for white and Asian patients with advanced colon cancer have improved significantly, but the benefits haven't extended to blacks and Hispanics, according to an American Cancer Society study....
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Obama seeks to allay Democrats' fears on Obamacare

By Thomas Ferraro and Richard Cowan CAMBRIDGE, Maryland (Reuters) - President Barack Obama sought on Friday to ease strains with his Democratic allies in the U.S. Congress, who are fearful they could face election consequences from the botched ro...
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Wall Street ends higher; indexes up for second straight week

Gains were broad, with the Nasdaq closing at its highest level since 2000 and nine of the 10 major S&P 500 sector indexes rising on the day. For the week, both the Dow and S&P 500 rose 2.3 percent while the Nasdaq added 2.9 percent.
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Digital media could work as tool to improve health

By Ronnie Cohen NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - After a desperate mother in South Wales, UK, posted a video of her baby having a seizure on Facebook, one of her friends provided the diagnosis that had eluded the boy's doctor. The discovery that ...
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Animal moms customize milk depending on baby's sex

WASHINGTON (AP) — A special blend of mother's milk just for girls? New research shows animal moms are customizing their milk in surprising ways depending on whether they have a boy or a girl.
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Wall St. up for second week; soft data dismissed

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Friday, with major indexes notching a second straight week of gains as investors were once again willing to overlook some soft economic data stemming from bad weather. The Dow Jones industrial average rose ...
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Museveni says he plans to sign anti-gay law after all

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said on Friday he would sign a controversial anti-gay bill into law, warning that those who promoted homosexuality would be dealt with harshly. Museveni last month indicated he was planning to shelve the bill, wh...
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U.S. to let banks do business with licensed pot shops

By David Ingram and Jason Lange WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration made it easier on Friday for banks to do business with licensed marijuana companies with less fear of prosecution, further encouraging U.S. states that are experiment...
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Educating young men could expand ‘morning after pill' use

By Shereen Jegtvig NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Young men know even less about emergency contraception than young women do, which may be limiting access to an effective means of preventing unwanted pregnancies, researchers say. "The big find...
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eBay, Facebook and General Motors attract hedge fund buyers

By Svea Herbst-Bayliss (Reuters) - Top U.S. hedge fund managers in the fourth quarter focused on the consumer sector, with investment plays ranging from high-end auction house Sotheby's to eBay Inc, the multinational Internet consumer-to-cons...
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Wall Street rises, on track for week of strong gains

By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks mostly rose on Friday, with major indexes on track for their second straight week of gains as investors were once again willing to overlook some soft economic data stemming from bad weather. We'...
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