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Abbott Laboratories Q3 2017 Earnings Conference Call Transcript (ABT)

Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT) Image source: The Motley Fool. Q3 2017 Earnings Conference Call Oct. 18, 2017, 9:00 a.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Good morning, and thank you for standing by. Welcome to Abbott’s third quarter 2017 earnings conference call. All participants …

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Roy Collins' killers lose murder conviction appeal

Two criminal gang members have lost their appeal against their conviction for the murder of Roy Collins in Limerick eight years ago. Wayne Dundon and Nathan Killeen were sentenced to life in prison for the murder, and today the Court of Appeal upheld their convictions. Roy Collins, a 35-year-old father of two …

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Baghdad reminds oil companies that it's in charge

Oct. 19 (UPI) — The Iraqi Oil Ministry said Thursday that it was advising oil companies that they should be making contracts and dealing only with the federal government. Iraqi Oil Minister Jabbar al-Luaibi said he was frustrated with announcements of intent to sign oil contracts inside the “geographic borders …

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Florence church tourist killed by falling stone fragment

Image copyright EPA A Spanish tourist in Italy has been killed by a falling stone fragment in one of Florence’s main churches. He was 52 years old and local newspapers said he lived in Barcelona. The stone, said to have supported a column, had a diameter of 15cm (six inches) …

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Two Google alums just raised $60M to rethink documents

When you open a Google doc or a spreadsheet, you get a blank spreadsheet and some documentation as to what you can do with it — and that’s pretty much where we’ve been for quite some time. But two MIT graduates, coming in from Microsoft and Google, have built up …

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Samsung's new 360-degree camera has 17 lenses for VR streaming

Samsung’s 360 Round. Image: Samsung Samsung has unveiled its 360 Round camera for recording high-quality 3D content for virtual reality apps. The 360 Round uses 17 lenses — eight stereo pairs positioned horizontally and a single lens positioned vertically — that enable it to livestream 4K 3D video and ‘spatial’ …

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3 Stocks That Put McDonald's Returns to Shame

Not only has McDonald’s (NYSE: MCD) redefined the restaurant industry over its long and successful history, but its stock has rewarded shareholders with both appreciation and a sound dividend. Times, however, are changing, so we asked three of our Foolish investors for stocks that have and will continue to put …

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