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    Kellogg's sales hurt as dieters drop Special K

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:24 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:24:56 GMT
    Kellogg's cereal sales are struggling, in part because Special K is falling out of fashion with dieters.
    Kellogg's cereal sales are struggling, in part because Special K is falling out of fashion with dieters.
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    US stocks fall sharply as earnings disappoint

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:24 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:24:51 GMT
    Global stock markets were uninspired by an upbeat report on the U.S. economy, with most drifting lower Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve said it would make further cuts to its monetary stimulus as expected....
    Stocks fell sharply on Thursday as investors reacted to disappointing corporate earnings and outlooks from major U.S. companies including Exxon Mobil and Whole Foods Market. The slide put major indexes into the red for...
  • FDA approves Boehringer's once-a-day inhaler drug

    FDA approves Boehringer's once-a-day inhaler drug

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    The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new long-acting inhaler drug from Boehringer Ingelheim to treat people with chronic lung disease.
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