Bank of America Corp. to pay record-high mortgage settlement of nearly $17B

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Charlotte, NC, United States (4E) – Bank of America Corp. agreed to pay a record-high settlement of almost $17bn over its mortgage lending, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The agreement will end...
Posted On 21 Aug 2014
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Angels pitcher Garrett Richards out 6-9 months due to knee injury

Cesar Tordesillas – 4E Sports Contributor Los Angeles, CA, United States (4E Sports) – Los Angeles Angels pitcher Garrett Richards will undergo surgery on a torn left patellar tendon and will be out six to nine months. The surgery is tentatively scheduled for next...
Posted On 21 Aug 2014
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McDonald’s restaurants in Moscow closed for violating sanitary rules

Windsor Genova – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Moscow, Russian Federation (4E) – Four McDonald’s restaurants in Moscow were closed on Wednesday for allegedly violating sanitary regulations. One of the closed restaurants was the oldest McDonald’s...
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Gap Inc. second quarter profit rises to $332M

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor New York, NY, United States (4E) – Gap Inc. said second-quarter profit surpassed analysts’ estimates as discounts attracted bargain-hunting shoppers at its Old Navy chain. In the quarter ended Aug. 2, profit...
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Conference Board: U.S. leading economic index rises 0.9 percent in July

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor New York, NY, United States (4E) – The Conference Board’s index of leading U.S. economic indicators rose at a faster than expected pace in July, according to a report released Thursday, which suggests...
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U.S. continues airstrikes vs. ISIS after journalist’s beheading, hunts executioner

Windsor Genova – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Washington, DC, United States (4E) – U.S. warplanes bombed armed vehicles and positions of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants in northern Iraq on Thursday despite threats by the group to execute...
Posted On 21 Aug 2014
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Atlanta hospital releases cured Ebola patients

Windsor Genova – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Atlanta, GA, United States (4E) – The missionaries infected with Ebola while treating patients in Liberia have been cured of the disease and released from an Atlanta hospital. Dr. Kent Brantly, 33, from the...
Posted On 21 Aug 2014
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Yen-Hsun Lu books Winston-Salem Open semifinal berth

Fitzgerald Cecilio – 4E Sports Reporter Winston-Salem, NC, United States (4E Sports) – Ninth seed Yen-Hsun Lu booked a spot in the semifinal of the Winston-Salem Open after beating Andreas Seppi, 6-4, 6-4, Thursday. Lu, who has yet to be broken in 29 service games...
Posted On 21 Aug 2014
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Phil Hughes shines as Twins down Indians

Fitzgerald Cecilio – 4E Sports Reporter Minneapolis, MN, United States (4E Sports) – Phil Hughes pitched seven innings of one-run ball while rookie Kennys Vargas hit a solo shot to power the Minnesota Twins to a 4-1 win over the Cleveland Indians Thursday at Target...
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Goalkeeper Tim Howard to take break from US national squad

Fitzgerald Cecilio – 4E Sports Reporter Miami, FL, United States (4E Sports) – Goalkeeper Tim Howard announced that will take a one-year break from the United States national team to spend more time with his family. “Having played overseas for the last 12 years...
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