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Steelers rally past stunned Texans 30-23
News ImagePITTSBURGH (AP) The deluge started with a desperation third-down heave, a trickle that turned into a downpour and led to another abrupt turn in the Pittsburgh Steelers' confounding season.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 01:00:59 -0400
Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82
News ImageNEW YORK (AP) Oscar de la Renta, the worldly gentleman designer who shaped the wardrobe of socialites, first ladies and Hollywood stars for more than four decades, has died. He was 82.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:59:58 -0400
China posts slowest growth since global crisis, more stimulus expected
Labourers install steel frames to a new food factory in TaiyuanBy Jake Spring and Xiaoyi Shao BEIJING (Reuters) - China's economic growth slowed in the third quarter to its weakest since the 2008/09 global financial crisis as a slumping property market dragged on manufacturing and investment, adding to concerns about flagging global growth. The world's second-largest economy grew 7.3 percent between July and September from a year earlier, slightly above the 7.2 percent forecast by analysts but slowing from 7.5 percent in the second quarter. ...
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:39:36 -0400
China's September property investment slows further; sales, construction slump
BEIJING (Reuters) - Growth in China real estate investment slowed in the first nine months of 2014, while property sales and new construction tumbled, helping to drag broader economic growth to a near six-year low. Real estate investment, which affects more than 40 other sectors from cement to furniture, rose 12.5 percent in January-September from a year earlier, down from 13.2 percent in the first eight months of the year, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday. Revenue from property sales dropped 8.9 percent during the same period, while new construction fell 9.3 percent. ... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:38:34 -0400
AP PHOTOS: De la Renta's creations over the years
News ImageNEW YORK (AP) Oscar de la Renta, who died Monday at 82, shaped American couture half a century ago when it emerged as a serious rival to European fashion designers.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:33:28 -0400
Designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82: US media
News ImageNew York (AFP) - Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, whose beautifully made evening wear was beloved by US first ladies, has died at 82, US media reported Monday.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:32:19 -0400
Antibiotics may help animals spread salmonella
News ImageWashington (AFP) - Giving animals antibiotics may make them sicker and could lead some to spread even more salmonella than they would have otherwise, US researchers experimenting on mice said.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:17:18 -0400
Survey shows media differences due to politics
NEW YORK (AP) Conservatives and liberals not only have different political views, they diverge sharply on what news sources they rely upon and trust, a survey has found. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:08:02 -0400
Today in History
Today is Tuesday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2014. There are 71 days left in the year. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:01:01 -0400
US cautiously optimistic after no new Ebola in 5 days
News ImageWashington (AFP) - With no new Ebola cases in five days, US authorities were cautious but hopeful that the virus has been contained in the United States after a flawed response revealed shortcomings in the system.
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:57:45 -0400
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