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  1. RTI International, USAID partner with Jordanian Ministry of Education ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | PressReleasePoint

    The project, which will be carried out over five years, expects to deliver improved reading and math instruction to all public school students in Jordan in grades K-3-about 400,000 children Students in Amman, Jordan, hold up their textbooks to be counted by the EGRA/EGMA/SSME survey team's observer, April 2012. [Photo: RTI Staff] RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.- The United States Agency for International Development has named RTI International the lead implementer of its Early Grade Reading and Math Project in Jordan.

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  2. Cliffs Natural Resources: Despite Management Insistence, A Dividend Cut Might Be InevitableRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Seeking Alpha

    Cliffs management stated in the most recent earnings call that cash flow and liquidity can support the current 7% dividend. Current net income and free cash flow appear to be insufficient to support the dividend but the company has been reducing interest expense and long-term debt.

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  3. Why Precision Castparts Missed EstimatesRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Motley Fool

    Wall Street analysts reduced their estimates after the preannouncement, but earnings and guidance still came in lighter than the expectations. It was a tough quarter for Precision Castparts -- with organic sales and operating income both up 2% -- so let's take a detailed look at what went wrong in the quarter.

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  4. Woman fined $5,000 for disrupting Air Canada flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Chronicle Herald

    Nomantangwa Johansson of South Africa leaves Dartmouth provincial court with lawyer Craig Garson on Thursday after pleading guilty to two charges from a Dec. 17 disruption that forced an Air Canada flight to divert to Halifax. She was fined $5,000 and ordered to make restitution of $9,464 to the airline.

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  5. Peabody Names Glenn Kellow to Succeed Greg Boyce as CEORead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Washington Post

    Peabody Energy Corp., the largest U.S. coal producer, named Glenn L. Kellow as its next chief executive, succeeding Greg Boyce. Kellow, currently chief operating officer, was also named to the board and will take over the top job on May 4, the St. Louis-based company said Thursday in a statement.

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  6. L.B. Foster: 3 Reasons To BuyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Seeking Alpha

    LB Foster is not just a rail company, though. They stand to benefit from increased investment in bridges and pipelines.

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  7. Based On The Capital Asset Pricing Model, I Am Currently Bearish On Lindsay CorporationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Seeking Alpha

    Despite a previously optimistic outlook on Lindsay Corporation , lower commodity prices make me bearish on this stock short-term. The Capital Asset Pricing Model reveals that Lindsay Corporation has traditionally outperformed the S&P 500 during periods of higher grain prices.

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  8. Precision Castparts Posts Weak Results on Low Oil Demand, Deferred ShipmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Wall Street Journal

    Precision Castparts Corp. said Thursday that falling demand for oil, extended equipment maintenance problems and deferred shipments from aerospace customers led to weak results in the December quarter.

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  9. Iron Ore Declines to 2009-Low as Steel Mills Seen Cutting OutputRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Washington Post

    Iron ore declined to the lowest level in more than five years amid speculation that mills in China will reduce steel output in the runup to a holiday next month, curbing demand from the biggest user and worsening a glut. Ore with 62 percent content delivered to Qingdao, China, dropped 1.5 percent to $66.79 a dry metric ton, the lowest level since June 2, 2009, according to Metal Bulletin Ltd. Prices are headed for a third consecutive weekly loss.

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  10. Precision Castparts Q3 Profit Misses EstimatesRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Benzinga

    The Portland, Oregon-based company posted quarterly earnings of $445 million, or $3.11 per share, compared to $433 million, or $2.96 per share, in the year-ago period. Earnings from continuing operations rose to $3.09 per share from $2.94 per share.

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  11. Precision Castparts Third Quarter Fiscal 2015 Earnings Sales +5% to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | GlobeNewswire

    Precision Castparts Third Quarter Fiscal 2015 Earnings Sales +5% to $2.46 Billion; EPS of $3.09, +5% Per Share From Continuing Operations Organic sales up 2 percent year over year, despite headwinds from an aerospace customer's inventory actions, year-end shipment deferrals, softening oil & gas markets, and extended equipment maintenance PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 22, 2015 -- Precision Castparts Corp. reported its results for the third quarter of fiscal 2015: "Our third quarter performance included some clear achievements, but we also faced some real challenges in several of our end markets," said Mark Donegan, chairman and chief executive officer of Precision Castparts Corp. .

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  12. Microsoft springs hologram surprise, but long way to realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Indian Express

    Microsoft Corp surprised the tech world on Wednesday with a prototype hologram visor that can bring the Minecraft video game, Skype calls and even the landscape of Mars to three-dimensional life. The ageing tech pioneer, which long ago lost the mantle of the world's most inventive company, is making a bold play to regain that title in the face of stiff competition from Google Inc and Apple Inc. Virtual or enhanced reality is the next frontier in computing interaction, with Facebook Inc focusing on its Oculus virtual reality headset and Google working on its Glass project.

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  13. Make My DayKARL the Curmudgeon Meets a Jolly StrangerRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2010 | American Reporter

    Mr. President, you are one of the greatest people of the past 40 years, and I heartily support you - except on this deal with the Republicans over tax cuts for the wealthy. I don't think we need an extension of unemployment benefits as badly as you do, and I don't think trading that extension for billions in tax cuts is worth it, either.

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  14. Crude Rebounds From Biggest Drop in Week as U.S. Drilling SlowsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Washington Post

    Oil rebounded from the biggest drop in a week amid signs that prices near a 5 1/2-year low are slowing drilling in the U.S. Futures rose as much as 3.7 percent in New York and 3.3 percent in London. BHP Billiton Ltd., the largest overseas investor in U.S. shale, said it will cut the number of active drill rigs in the country by almost 40 percent.

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  15. Rio Tinto Wants To Mine Indian Iron Ore, DiamondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Seeking Alpha

    With consistent investor-friendly messages being sent out, diversified global mining giant Rio Tinto has turned bullish on India. The investor-friendly noises that the Modi government has been making in the last few months seem to be the primary reason.

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  16. Democratic Voice of Burma: Bail refused, verdict date set in Latpadaung trial - Naw NoreenRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Burmanet

    Five activists who have been detained for their role in a protest in front of the Chinese embassy in Rangoon last month made another appearance in court in Dagon Township on Tuesday. The group had been demonstrating against the recent violence at the Latpadaung copper mine, a joint venture between Burma's military-backed Union of Myanmar Economic Holdings and Chinese state-run mining firm Wanbao.

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  17. 5 amazing weather phenomena to keep an eye out for this winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | GlobalNews

    Winter may be a time when you think it's best to stay inside and stay nice and cozy, but if you do that, you'll likely miss out on some cool winter weather phenomena. Have you ever woken up and looked at the sunrise only to see a shaft of light reaching up into the sky? That's called a sun pillar.

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  18. Alcoa Reports 'Year of Significant Transformation'Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Metal Center News

    Alcoa reported a jump in fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 profits, culminating a year of significant transformation, the company claims. In fourth-quarter 2014, Alcoa reported sales of $6.4 billion, a 14 percent improvement compared with fourth-quarter 2013.

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  19. U.S. Housing Starts Jump Higher, and MoreRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    What's News: U.S. housing starts jump, congressional Republicans push back against President Obama's economic agenda, and BHP Billiton Ltd. warns of $250 million in write-downs. Lee Hawkins reports.

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  20. Alcoa Has Run Its Course, Shares Are TiredRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Seeking Alpha

    From a fundamental standpoint, we give high marks to CEO Klaus Kleinfeld and his team for executive nicely on a transformation that we had doubted. Would we ever considering owning Alcoa near a cyclical peak in economic demand, roughly 5-7 years into one of the strongest stock-market recoveries in history, or said differently, in the current environment? The short answer is: No.

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