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Illumina, partners make $100 million bet to detect cancer via blood test

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) – Gene sequencing company Illumina Inc is going after the next huge advance in cancer detection, working to develop a universal blood test to identify…

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Yahoo reverses course on plan to spin off Alibaba stake

By Deborah M. Todd & Anya George Tharakan SAN FRANCISCO/BENGALURU (Reuters) – Yahoo Inc shelved plans to spin off its stake in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on…

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Toymaker VTech hit by largest-ever hack targeting kids

By Jim Finkle (Reuters) – A cyber attack on digital toymaker VTech Holdings Ltd <0303.HK> exposed the data of 6.4 million children, the company said on Tuesday, in what experts…

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Congress averts government shutdown, Obama signs funding measure

By David Lawder & Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Ending weeks of infighting, the U.S. Congress on Wednesday voted to avert a government shutdown just hours before a midnight deadline,…

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Senators launch bipartisan Export-Import Bank blueprint

By Krista Hughes WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A bipartisan plan to save the U.S. Export-Import Bank seeks to extend the bank's term until 2019, increase lending to small businesses & overturn…

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