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Closing Bell: TSX falls, Wall Street rises as Fed signals it’s in no hurry to raise rates

TORONTO — North American markets were mixed Wednesday as the U.S. Federal Reserve signalled it still plans on keeping its key interest rate at a record low for a considerable time. 707 more words


Rob Ford diagnosed with rare type of cancer, will be treated with chemotherapy

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has been diagnosed with a rare type of cancer, his doctor said Wednesday.

“It is a difficult and very rare type of tumour,” Dr. 612 more words


Fed officials mull slightly faster rate rise once hikes begin in 2015

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve policymakers have slightly increased their estimate of what the Fed’s benchmark interest rate will be at the end of 2015 compared with their estimate three months ago. 221 more words


Fed to end bond buying next month, renews pledge to keep rates low for 'considerable time'

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve on Wednesday renewed its pledge to keep interest rates near zero for a “considerable time,” but also indicated it could raise borrowing costs faster than expected when it starts moving. 726 more words


iOS 8 release date is today, but don't put it on your iPhone 4S

Today is the day when you pretend to be doing some very important “tech stuff” at work while you’re actually just updating the operating system on your iPhone. 624 more words

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Update: Worker is dead after being trapped under OKC house

UPDATE: 9/17/2014 1:04

OKLAHOMA CITY – Authorities say the man who was trapped under a house has died.

Emergency crews on scene suspected he was possibly electrocuted while working under a crawl space in the house. 170 more words


Peter Thiel: Twitter executives 'probably' smoke too much pot, and that's why it's a 'horribly mismanaged company'

Early Facebook investor Peter Thiel just went on CNBC and trashed Twitter management.

He blames pot-smoking.

“Twitter is hard to evaluate. They have a lot of potential. 207 more words

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