NC studes develop nail polish that detects date rape drugs

Windsor Genova – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Raleigh, NC, United States (4E) – A group of chemistry students from the North Carolina State University (NCSU) have developed a nail polish that can detect a date rape drug on a drink to protect women against...
Posted On 26 Aug 2014
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New Zealand food price index down 0.7 percent in July

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Wellington, New Zealand (4E) – The food price index in New Zealand dropped 0.7 percent in July from the previous month, according to Statistics New Zealand report released Wednesday. The level missed...
Posted On 26 Aug 2014
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American fighting for ISIS killed in battle with Syrian rebels

Windsor Genova – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Washington, DC, United States (4E) – An American was killed during an armed clash between rebels of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Syria over the weekend. FSA fighters...
Posted On 26 Aug 2014
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South Korea consumer sentiment index rises to 107.0 in August

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Seoul, South Korea (4E) – Consumer sentiment in South Korea improved in August with the Bank of Korea’s index for consumer confidence rose to 107.0 in August from 105.0 in July. In the same survey, consumer...
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Conference Board: U.S. consumer confidence hits near 7-year high

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor New York, NY, United States (4E) – Confidence by U.S. consumers surprisingly increased to a near seven-year high in August, according to data from a private research group released Tuesday, an indication of...
Posted On 26 Aug 2014
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Orders for U.S. durable goods surge 22.6 percent to $300.1B in July

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Washington, DC, United States (4E) – Orders for U.S.-manufactured durable goods accelerated to a record pace in July, boosted by the increase in demand for airplanes that may also help the prospects for a...
Posted On 26 Aug 2014
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ISIS demands $6.6 ransom for release of American hostage

Windsor Genova – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Washington, DC, United States (4E) – The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has demanded that the U.S. government pay $6.6 million in ransom and release a Muslim woman prisoner in exchange for the life and...
Posted On 26 Aug 2014
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Blighted Property Owner Strikes a Deal with DuBois City Council

DUBOIS – The property owner of 505 W. Long Ave., a blighted property which has been under scrutiny from the DuBois City Council and City Zoning Officer Zac Lawhead, struck a deal with council members during Monday night’s meeting. After debating with the council and...
Posted On 26 Aug 2014

Chevron pegs price of Canadian oil project at USD1.5 billion

Jose Castro – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Edmonton, Canada (4E) – One of the assets of Chevron Corp is the Duvernay shale formation in Canada. Now, it is in the process of searching for equity investors for the project. The projected amount needed for the...
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HP readies suit against Deloitte UK for audit issues with Autonomy purchase

Jose Castro – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor London, England, United Kingdom (4E) – The lawyers for technology giant Hewlett Packard are preparing a lawsuit against Deloitte UK in its audit of Autonomy, the software company. The issue stems from allegations...
Posted On 26 Aug 2014
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