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Seahawks vs. Washington 2014: Seattle looking for 3rd win after early bye week

The Seattle Seahawks and Washington will meet in primetime on Monday Night Football in Week 5. The Seattle Seahawks took on Washington in the 2012 NFL Playoffs. It was a game that featured prominent rookie quarterbacks in Russell Wilson and Robert Griffin III, and it was a showcase for the new breed. Two seasons later, Wilson is quarterbacking the defending ...

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Week 7 college football opening lines, topped by Auburn over Mississippi State

Two of the top three teams in the nation clash when No. 2 Auburn visits No. 3 Mississippi State on Saturday. Full opening spreads below. The No. 3 Mississippi State Bulldogs are a perfect 5-0 straight and 4-1 against the spread over their last five games, including a 48-31 home win over Texas A&M last Saturday. The Bulldogs will try ...

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Wall Street This Week: HubSpot’s IPO, Darden’s Troubles

Filed under: Company News, Earnings, Market News, Investing Richard Drew/APTraders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Friday. From one of last year’s hottest initial public offerings checking in with new quarterly financials after cooling off in 2014 to a new IPO trying its luck on the New York Stock Exchange, here are some of the things ...

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Watch Jeff Goldblum brutally interrogate a pile of money for ‘Last Week Tonight with John Oliver’

“Think I care about you? If it were up to me, I’d take a wad of gum, stick it right on Andrew Jackson’s smug fucking face, crumple you up, stuff you in a pair of old dockers, throw you in a washing machine on permanent press, then hand you off to a toddler with a pair of scissors and a ...

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2014 college football rankings, Week 7: Gathering the top 25s

Here are the AP and Coaches polls, plus a Sunday computer ranking. We’ll add another computer Monday, then mash them all together. Florida State remains No. 1, Mississippi State scores its highest AP ranking ever, and Ole Miss has its highest since 1964. Week 6 was college football’s wildest slate of games yet, with an incredible 11 of the Top ...

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One Small Glass of Wine a Week During Pregnancy Won’t Harm Child, Says Doctor

Recent studies have divulged a secret: it has stated that one glass of wine a week does not harm the child. Children who are born to women who have been drinking one glass of wine a week do not suffer from any kind of behavioral or cognitive problems, suggests a recent study. The issue of pregnancy and drinking has raised ...

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After Market: Strong GDP Growth Propels Stocks to a Winning Week

Filed under: Earnings, Market News, Economic Indicators, Economic Recovery, Investing Stocks rallied again on Friday, completing one of the market’s best weeks of the year. This rally is tied to growing signs that the pace of U.S. economic growth is finally picking up. The government reported a 4.1 percent jump in GDP over the summer. That was much stronger than ...

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After Market: Strong GDP Growth Propels Stocks to a Winning Week

Filed under: Earnings, Market News, Economic Indicators, Economic Recovery, Investing Stocks rallied again on Friday, completing one of the market’s best weeks of the year. This rally is tied to growing signs that the pace of U.S. economic growth is finally picking up. The government reported a 4.1 percent jump in GDP over the summer. That was much stronger than ...

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5 Winners and Losers of the Week in Business

Filed under: Company News, Stock Picks, Restaurants, Target, Investing Getty Images From a popular multiplex operator going public to a retailer getting hacked at the worst possible time, here’s a rundown of the week’s best and worst news from the business world. Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) — Winner Chipotle is getting a new stamp in its ethnic cuisine passport. Having ...

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Mortgage Applications Slide for Fifth Straight Week

Filed under: Mortgages, Housing Market, Federal Reserve, Home Buying, Interest Rates David Ryder/Bloomberg via Getty Images By Luciana Lopez NEW YORK — Applications for U.S. home loans tumbled in the latest week, led by a sharp slide in refinancing applications, data from an industry group showed Wednesday. The Mortgage Bankers Association said its seasonally adjusted index of mortgage application activity, ...

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