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4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Small business weekly: Bitcoin, borrowing and big data

Newly proposed virtual currency rules in New York may threaten some of the states start-up firms.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Economics News, Bitcoin, Immigration Reform, Business News

8 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

Ukraine rebels hand over plane black boxes

A senior separatist leader, Aleksander Borodai, has handed over black boxes from an airliner downed over eastern Ukraine to Malaysian experts in the city of Donetsk.

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Related Topix: Malaysia, World News,

12 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Ancient Christian population of Mosul flees Islamic State

Iraqi Christians attend a mass at Mar Girgis Church in Baghdad July 20, 2014. The head of Iraq's largest church said on Sunday that Islamic State militants who drove Christians out of Mosul were worse than Mongol leader Genghis Khan and his grandson Hulagu who ransacked medieval Baghdad.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East,

13 hrs ago | Business Journal

#TechLA VCs invest half a billion in Q2

VCs invested $13.0 billion in 1,114 deals in the United States during the second quarter, according to a MoneyTree Report by PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association based on data from Thomson Reuters.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Media, Medicine, Triad Hospitals, Computers, IT Services, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Thomson

13 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

How Will Barclays (BCS) Stock Be Affected By Slowdown In 'Dark Pool' Trading?

Volume in Barclays' "dark pool" electronic trading venue has fallen off by 79% in the week and a half after the attorney general filed a lawsuit against the bank, according to data from the Wall Street's self-funded regulator FINRA.

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Related Topix: Barclays plc, Banking

16 hrs ago | RedOrbit

warrant issued to access email account

Seen as a defeat for internet privacy advocates, a US District Court judge has approved a warrant to access the entire contents of a Gmail account owned by a person being investigated for their involvement in a money laundering scheme, according to Reuters .

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Related Topix: Privacy, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, Drugs

16 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

At midday: Markets rattled by prospect of new Russian sanctions

Russian President Vladimir Putin takes a question from reporters at a BRICS gathering in Brasilia on July 16, 2014.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Financial Markets, Israel, World News, Middle East

18 hrs ago | Reuters

CBS Outdoor buys Van Wagner billboard unit for $690 million

CBS Outdoor Americas Inc said Monday it would buy the billboard business from Van Wagner Communications, a privately held company with outdoor advertising in New York's Times Square and on buses on the Las Vegas strip, for $690 million in cash.

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Related Topix: CBS, Media, Television, Showtime Networks

20 hrs ago | AlertNet

Late monsoon starts Indian farmer's "journey to hell"

Farmer Nakli Singh, 68, walks in his sugarcane field in Shamli, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, July 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science,

22 hrs ago | Reuters

Press Digest - Wall Street Journal - July 21

The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

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Florida Teen, Still Recovering From Israeli Beating, Wants To Return to Region

Despite the red scars on his wrists, a souvenir from a summer vacation to see Palestinian relatives that became a nightmare, Tariq Khdeir felt lucky on Sunday as he described his apparent beating by Israeli police earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Florida,

Business Times

RJ Reynolds' US$23b punitive damage award unlikely to stand: experts

The award, which the cigarette maker has said it will contest, likely falls outside the boundaries for punitive damages that the US Supreme Court has laid down in a series of cases, the lawyers told Reuters.

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Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News, Health, Lung Cancer

WOZZ-FM Appleton

The top films at the North American box office

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK - Following are the top 10 movies at North American box offices for the three days starting July 18, led by "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," according to studio estimates compiled by Reuters.

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Switched

Snowden Wants To Create Anti-Surveillance Technologies

In this image made from video released by WikiLeaks on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, former National Security Agency systems analyst Edward Snowden speaks during a presentation ceremony for the Sam Adams Award in Moscow, Russia.

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Related Topix: Russia, World News,

Thanh Nein News

U.N. Security Council mulls resolution on Ukraine crash site access

Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin listens during a U.N. Security Council meeting regarding the situation in Ukraine and the recent downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 at the United Nations headquarters in New York July 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin

The Nation

Destroyed jet, sanctions to drive more money to Latam, Asia

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/international/20-Jul-2014/destroyed-jet-sanctions-to-drive-more-money-to-latam-asia For news details Read on : Destroyed jet, sanctions to drive more money to Latam, Asia Daniel Bases - The downing of a Malaysian passenger jet over eastern Ukraine on Thursday is likely to keep fixed income investors ... (more)

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Reuters

Will economy's fate be set by next two weeks' earnings?

A long hoped for improvement in the economy appears to be manifesting itself in second-quarter U.S. earnings, but the next two weeks could be the real test.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Hospital Administration, Thomson, Media, Medicine, Triad Hospitals, Computers, IT Services, Healthcare Industry, Birmingham, AL

AlertNet

Qatar to host Gaza ceasefire talks with Abbas and U.N. chief

Qatar will host a meeting between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday to try to reach a ceasefire agreement with Israel to bring an end to 12 days of warfare, a senior Qatari source told Reuters.

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Related Topix: World News, Qatar, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Israel,

Canada Online Explorer

Barbie dragging down Mattel

Mattel's News Anchor Barbie and Computer Engineer Barbie are shown in front of a display of career-doll Barbies at the Toy Fair in New York in this file photo taken February 12, 2010.

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Related Topix: Mattel, Toys, Toy, Barbie, Hasbro

Reuters

TREASURIES-Safety trade intact for U.S. Treasuries on geopolitical tensions

U.S. Treasuries held steady on Friday, taking in stride a weaker-than-expected U.S. consumer sentiment survey and holding onto the safe-haven flows stemming from the escalation of tensions in Ukraine and Israel in the last 24 hours.

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