Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Biz Break: Merger madness -- Deal activity doubled in first half, report finds

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Biz Break: Merger madness -- Deal activity doubled in first half, report finds

Today: The amount of cash changing hands in the first half of 2014 doubled as low interest rates, record cash reserves and booming stock prices led to mega-deals, PwC reports. Also: Apple reportedly joins in the acquisition race again and continues to head toward record stock prices.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/07/30/biz-break-merger-madness-deal-activity-doubled-in-first-half-report-finds/

T-Mobile Drops Family Plan Price to Strike at Rivals

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T-Mobile Drops Family Plan Price to Strike at Rivals

In another aggressive bid for subscribers, T-Mobile unveiled a new family plan that undercuts rivals AT&T and Verizon on price.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/07/31/t-mobile-drops-family-plan-price-to-strike-at-rivals/

Monday, 28 July 2014

Before the Bulls: Pamplona Parties Launch San Fermin

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Before the Bulls: Pamplona Parties Launch San Fermin

Revelers from around the world kicked off the 2014 San Fermin festival with a messy party in the Pamplona town square.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/07/06/before-the-bulls-pamplona-parties-launch-san-fermin/

Pucker up! NASCAR returns to Brickyard and the bricks are ready for the winner's kiss

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Pucker up! NASCAR returns to Brickyard and the bricks are ready for the winner's kiss

Dale Jarrett loved his win so much he had to celebrate it with a kiss.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/07/25/pucker-up-nascar-returns-to-brickyard-and-the-bricks-are-ready-for-the-winners-kiss/

Sunday, 27 July 2014

Brooklyn woman dies in Hamptons pool

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Brooklyn woman dies in Hamptons pool

Olya Lipina, 29, was visiting a friend on Wakeman Road in Hampton Bays when tragedy struck. Cops say her death appears to be accidental.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/07/12/brooklyn-woman-dies-in-hamptons-pool-2/

Yankees honor Nelson Mandela's 1990 visit

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Yankees honor Nelson Mandela's 1990 visit

The Bronx Bombers presented a plaque Wednesday to his grandson, Zondwa, commemorating the 1990 visit to Yankee Stadium by Mandela, who died Dec. 5 at 95.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/04/17/yankees-honor-nelson-mandelas-1990-visit/

Teen who snapped selfie too close to train speaks out

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Teen who snapped selfie too close to train speaks out

The camera-loving man who got the boot while taking a selfie too close to a train is speaking out. Turns out he's a tourist from Canada who was visiting Peru.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/04/17/teen-who-snapped-selfie-too-close-to-train-speaks-out/

Saturday, 26 July 2014

Securian Financial CEO Senkler to step down

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Securian Financial CEO Senkler to step down

Securian executive Christopher Hilger, will become CEO; Senkler will remain chairman of the big insurance and financial services firm.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/06/11/securian-financial-ceo-senkler-to-step-down/

Friday, 25 July 2014

Viking blows it out of the water with 16 ships launched in 24 hours

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Viking blows it out of the water with 16 ships launched in 24 hours

The Vikings are invading -- again. Viking Cruises set a Guinness World Record for christening 16 river cruise ships in a 24-hour period in the Netherlands, Germany and France on Monday and Tuesday. And the company plans to christen two more ships Friday in Portugal too.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/04/15/viking-blows-it-out-of-the-water-with-16-ships-launched-in-24-hours-3/

Thursday, 24 July 2014

Serena Williams set to play at Stanford's Bank of West Classic

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Serena Williams set to play at Stanford's Bank of West Classic

Serena Williams will return to the court July 30 for her opening-round match at Stanford's Bank of the West Classic. Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova has withdrawn from the tournament because of a hamstring injury.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/07/24/serena-williams-set-to-play-at-stanfords-bank-of-west-classic/

See inside former Dallas Cowboy Troy Aikman's recently bought $4.6M University Park home

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See inside former Dallas Cowboy Troy Aikman's recently bought $4.6M University Park home

this $4.6m three-story home owned by former dallas cowboy troy aikman features five bedrooms, more than five bathrooms, seven living areas, a wine room, game room, media room, three car garage and more all on 10,662 square feet.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/05/30/see-inside-former-dallas-cowboy-troy-aikmans-recently-bought-4-6m-university-park-home/

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Photos: A Walk Through the 9/11 Museum, by David Muir

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Photos: A Walk Through the 9/11 Museum, by David Muir

ABC News' David Muir tours the museum memorializing the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/05/15/photos-a-walk-through-the-911-museum-by-david-muir/

Chicago School of Professional Psychology sued over its LA campus

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Chicago School of Professional Psychology sued over its LA campus

Doctoral students contend they were steered to well-regarded institution's 'diploma mill'The Chicago School of Professional Psychology had been Elizabeth Schmidt's first choice when she began considering graduate school. And six months after submitting her application, she was accepted into its doctoral program.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/07/23/chicago-school-of-professional-psychology-sued-over-its-la-campus/

Level 3 to expand executive team, reveals how TW Telecom deal unfolded

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Level 3 to expand executive team, reveals how TW Telecom deal unfolded

Level 3 Communications announced Tuesday that two TW Telecom executives will join the combined company's expanded senior management team after the Colorado-based Internet network operators'
http://us.top99news.com/2014/07/22/level-3-to-expand-executive-team-reveals-how-tw-telecom-deal-unfolded/

Monday, 21 July 2014

Wait for it: An Evening With Diana Ross at the Meyerson Symphony Center

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Wait for it: An Evening With Diana Ross at the Meyerson Symphony Center

the waiting was the hardest part during an evening with diana ross on wednesday at the meyerson symphony center.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/04/24/wait-for-it-an-evening-with-diana-ross-at-the-meyerson-symphony-center/

Tour de France 2014: Kristoff Passes Bauer on Final Stretch to Win Stage 15

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Tour de France 2014: Kristoff Passes Bauer on Final Stretch to Win Stage 15

Jack Bauer was part of a two-man breakaway for almost the entirety of the stage. But he finished in 10th after a group that included Alexander Kristoff surged in front.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/07/20/tour-de-france-2014-kristoff-passes-bauer-on-final-stretch-to-win-stage-15/

Sunday, 20 July 2014

Susie Wolff's big F1 outing stalls

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Susie Wolff's big F1 outing stalls

It has taken over 20 years, but a woman was back on the track in the male-dominated world of Formula One .
http://us.top99news.com/2014/07/04/susie-wolffs-big-f1-outing-stalls/

Meletio Lighting and Electric sold to Portland company

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Meletio Lighting and Electric sold to Portland company

meletio lighting and electric, a dallas-area retailer and wholesale supplier to commercial and residential builders and the hospitality industry for 94 years, has new owners from portland, ore.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/04/09/meletio-lighting-and-electric-sold-to-portland-company/

Saturday, 19 July 2014

Plans for Dallas Executive Airport keep drawing crowds, questions

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Plans for Dallas Executive Airport keep drawing crowds, questions

the city refuses to detail public dollars used to lure commemorative air force to town but welcomes more neighborhood involvement in airport projects.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/06/01/plans-for-dallas-executive-airport-keep-drawing-crowds-questions/

PHOTOS: Models, athletes, celebs at the ESPYs

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PHOTOS: Models, athletes, celebs at the ESPYs

Check out photos of the best athletes and celebrities from the ESPYs on July 16, 2014 in Los Angeles.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/07/17/photos-models-athletes-celebs-at-the-espys/

Tour de France stage winner leans in for kiss from podium girl, mais non!

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Tour de France stage winner leans in for kiss from podium girl, mais non!

Stage 2 of the Tour de France went to Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali. It was his first Tour stage win, and unfortunately, Nibali was forced to learn a painful rookie lesson shortly thereafter: Don’t lean in to kiss the podium girl until she hands you something.Read full article >>
http://us.top99news.com/2014/07/07/tour-de-france-stage-winner-leans-in-for-kiss-from-podium-girl-mais-non/

Denver hospitals drop "Exempla" name as Sisters of Charity rebrands

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Denver hospitals drop "Exempla" name as Sisters of Charity rebrands

Three Denver-area hospitals are shedding the "Exempla" name. The names of St. Joseph Hospital, Lutheran Medical Center and Good Samaritan Medical Center will stand alone.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/07/19/denver-hospitals-drop-exempla-name-as-sisters-of-charity-rebrands/

Friday, 18 July 2014

New group pushes Obama to ease Cuba restrictions

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New group pushes Obama to ease Cuba restrictions

New group wants Obama to allow Americans greater access to Cuba
http://us.top99news.com/2014/04/28/new-group-pushes-obama-to-ease-cuba-restrictions/

Top Chefs Vs. Home Cooks in New 'Food Fighters'

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Top Chefs Vs. Home Cooks in New 'Food Fighters'

Ever think you could take down a celebrity chef with your own recipes and kitchen skills? Eight home cooks will get the opportunity in NBC's new show.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/07/17/top-chefs-vs-home-cooks-in-new-food-fighters/

First Drive: GM shows off 4G LTE hot spots in Buicks

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First Drive: GM shows off 4G LTE hot spots in Buicks

A drive through mountains tests high-speed connections to mobile devices in cars       
http://us.top99news.com/2014/07/16/first-drive-gm-shows-off-4g-lte-hot-spots-in-buicks/