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13 dead from mysterious ailment in Nigeria

A mysterious affliction has killed as many as 18 people in southwestern Nigeria, leaving health officials scrambling to determine its cause.

The cases have all occurred in Nigeria's Ondo state since April 13, health officials said Sunday.

Dr. Dayo Adey...

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Shoppers go wild for Lilly Pulitzer at Target

Floral pastel dresses and beach coverups flew off the racks at Target stores Sunday morning as eager shoppers snatched up pieces from the retailer's limited edition Lilly Pulitzer collection.

The highly anticipated 250-item collection featured Lilly P...

US economy not growing fast enough

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US economy isn't growing fast enough

Here's one matter that Democratic and Republican economists agree on: America's economy could be doing a lot better.

"The good news is we're growing, we're creating jobs, property values are rising. The bad news is we're not growing quickly enough and...

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Stocks: Time for a big check-up this week

Corporate America is getting its pulse taken this week.

A flood of big-name brands from Starbucks to Facebook will announce earnings, which could send stocks in a tizzy. Investors always want good news, but they are especially on edge after the Dow's...

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BMW recalls 91,000 Mini Coopers

BMW of North America will recall 91,800 Mini Coopers because of a faulty sensor that might not trigger the front-passenger air bag during a crash, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Saturday.

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Predicting boneheaded driving with technology

Let's face it, almost all automobile crashes are caused by human error. But what if there were a way to predict driving mistakes right before they happen?

That's the promise of new technology under development by researchers at Cornell and Stanford un...

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Why failure is so important to career success

Failure is not a dirty word. Yet for too many professionals, it's seen as something that should never happen to you - and if it does, you should be ashamed of it. Well, that's wrong.

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U.S.: 4 companies, 5 people broke Iran sanctions

Four companies and five people have been charged with violating U.S. sanctions on Iran just as American officials are working to use sanctions to persuade Iran to renounce any ambition to develop nuclear arms.

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America's highest paid CEO earns $285 million

Apparently GoPro's "extreme" culture even applies to how much money it pays its founder and CEO.

Nick Woodman, the surfer turned billionaire, is about to become the highest paid executive in America.

The 39-year-old GoPro CEO was awarded a package of...

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Verizon FIOS to let you pick, choose cable channels

Verizon FIOS will start letting customers opt in -- and out -- of the cable channels they get as part of their pay television service -- the first move by a major provider toward a la carte service.

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E-cig use triples among teens

Use of e-cigarettes among high school-aged children has tripled in the last year alone, according to a Center for Tobacco Products survey.

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