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Reuters - - 23 minutes ago
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Bloomberg - - 46 minutes ago
Feb. 18 (Bloomberg) -- Toyota Motor Corp. President Akio Toyoda will testify at a Feb. 24 hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, the company said.
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In contrast to other technology companies that reported sharply higher earnings, Dell reported Thursday that net income in the fourth quarter dropped 5 percent, to $334 million.
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New York Times - - Feb 15, 2010
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Huffington Post (blog) - Feb 15, 2010
At Wednesday's amfAR gala, the creme de la creme of celebrities showed up despite the snowstorm. On the red carpet I was following Fergie, the former Duchess of Windsor (not from the Black Eye Peas), and preceded Julianna Margulies.
CNN - - Feb 16, 2010
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New York Times - - 22 hours ago
Federal and state officials, many facing record budget deficits, are starting to aggressively pursue companies that try to pass off regular employees as independent contractors.
Huffington Post (blog) - Feb 15, 2010
The joke's been done to death, but when it comes out of the mouth of a middle schooler and he gets detention for it, we can't help but applaud.