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CenturyLink 3Q net income falls as expenses rise

(AP) -- Phone company CenturyLink Inc. says its third-quarter net income fell as rising operating expenses related to its April acquisition of larger phone company Qwest overshadowed increased revenue.

Nov 02, 2011
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Can U.S. law handle polygamy?

HBO's Big Love and TLC's reality-TV offering Sister Wives have thrust polygamy into popular culture in the United States. Estimates are that somewhere between 50,000-100,000 families in this country are currently risking crimin ...

Jun 21, 2011
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Dell profit jumps as computer maker cuts costs

(AP) -- Dell Inc. said Tuesday that its net income for the latest quarter nearly tripled as the personal computer maker benefited from lower computer component costs and growth in some of its more profitable product lines.

May 17, 2011
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Qualcomm 1Q earnings surge nearly 40 percent

(AP) -- Qualcomm Inc. said Wednesday that earnings in the latest quarter surged 39 percent, driven by a growing worldwide embrace of smart phones and a shift to high-speed data networks.

Jan 26, 2011
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Report on controlling NASA mission costs

NASA should develop a broad, integrated strategy to contain costs and maintain schedules as earth and space science missions are planned and designed, says a new report by the National Research Council. The report also calls ...

Jul 13, 2010
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