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  • McDonald's names new US president again

    McDonald's names new US president again

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:14 AM EDT2014-08-22 15:14:55 GMT
    McDonald's has named a new president for its flagship U.S. division, marking the second change in less than two years.
    McDonald's named a new president for its struggling U.S. division on Friday, marking the second change in the high-profile spot in less than two years.
  • Gaza militants kill 18 alleged spies for Israel

    Gaza militants kill 18 alleged spies for Israel

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:04 AM EDT2014-08-22 15:04:58 GMT
    A Gaza health official says two Palestinians have been killed in an Israeli airstrike as fighting continued for a third day after the collapse of Egyptian-led cease-fire talks.
    Gaza gunmen killed 18 alleged spies for Israel on Friday, including seven who were lined up behind a mosque with bags over their heads and shot in front of hundreds of people. The killings came in response to Israel's...
  • Stocks little changed on Ukraine, Yellen speech

    Stocks little changed on Ukraine, Yellen speech

    Friday, August 22 2014 10:44 AM EDT2014-08-22 14:44:54 GMT
    Most Asian stock markets inched higher Friday after a record day on Wall Street powered by upbeat data that adds to evidence the world's biggest economy is gaining strength. Gains were tempered as investors...
    Stocks were little changed Friday after a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen left investors unsure on how the nation's most important financial voice feels about raising interest rates in the coming months.
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