Giants crush Brewers, ending August on hot streak...

Aug 31, 2014 by

The Giants didn’t want August to end. But couldn’t wait for September to begin. Capping the penultimate month of the regular season with a six-game win streak, the Giants are playing their best overall ball in months, since they owned the majors’ best...

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Japan Capex Falls as Demand Slumps...

Aug 31, 2014 by

TOKYO—Capital spending by Japanese companies fell 1.8% in the April to June period, the latest data reflecting a slump in demand in the economy following the first sales tax increase in 17 years. The finance ministry survey also showed declines in firms...

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Comms Alliance reveals failed copyright infringement notice trial...

Aug 31, 2014 by

Australian online copyright infringers would already be getting notices warning them against downloading TV shows and films had rights holders agreed to fund an 18-month trial scheme that never got off the ground, the industry group representing Telstra...

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Kidney stones may increase the risk of heart disease, stroke...

Aug 31, 2014 by

It is well established that kidney stones increase the risk of developing chronic kidney disease. But a new study published in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases suggests they may also increase the risk of coronary heart disease and stroke. A kidney...

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Official: 5 killed in plane crash north of Denver...

Aug 31, 2014 by

ERIE, Colo. (AP) — All five people aboard a small plane that crashed near an airport north of Denver have died, a spokesman for the National Transportation Board said. The Boulder Daily Camera reports that their names and ages are being withheld by the...

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