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4 hrs ago | ITV

US launches criminal investigation into Foley death

The United States Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into the death of journalist James Foley, the country's Attorney General has announced.

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Related Topix: Prison

8 hrs ago | RTE.ie

US banks warned over poor data controls

US regulators are sending some of the biggest banks verbal warnings as they crack down on the firms' poor grasp of their own weaknesses, according to sources familiar with the matter.

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12 hrs ago | The Indian Express

Indian firms among Forbes' most innovative companies

Forbes said the innovation premium is a measure of how much investors have bid up the stock price of a company above the value of its existing business.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Forbes, Tata Consultancy Services, Computers, IT Services, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology

Wed Aug 20, 2014

International Business Times

Companies Push Back IPO Plans Due to Mega Alibaba Share Launch

Due to the sheer size of the initial public offering of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding in New York in September, other companies planning public listing had postponed their launches.

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Related Topix: Internet, Science / Technology, World News, China

National Public Radio

Macy's To Pay $650,000 In Settlement Over Alleged Racial Profiling

Customers at Macy's flagship store in New York City say they were discriminated against.

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Related Topix: Retail, Bloomingdales, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Reuters

Matthew Weiner on 'Mad Men' and male friendships

As the creator of "Mad Men," AMC Networks' period TV drama and its brooding, dysfunctional ad man Don Draper, Matthew Weiner has had some experience in exploring the male psyche.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Mad Men, Emmy Awards

Reuters

Global Markets-Stocks ease after BoE minutes stun markets

Sterling and UK bond yields rose after the surprise shift toward higher British rates, while the dollar jumped to its highest against the euro and a basket of major currencies since last September.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets

PennLive.com

Who killed Betsy Aardsma?: Live Q&A on 1969 Penn State library murder

The stacks area of Penn State University Pattee/Paterno Library, Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008, in State College.

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Related Topix: Penn State University Park, Pennsylvania

Rediff.com

10 most INFLUENTIAL cities in the world

For big businesses, Shanghai is more important than Seattle and Mumbai more important than Milan.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Forbes, Switzerland Travel, Europe Travel, Geneva, Switzerland Travel, New York

Tue Aug 19, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Monsanto supporters trying to get Reuters reporter fired for reporting truth about GMOs

As consumers of news, readers understand that good journalism is predicated on fairness, balance and presenting all sides of an issue.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Agriculture, Science

Law.com

Midweek Recess: Mr. T, Espionage and Saks vs. Dog Snacks

Fancy department store Saks Fifth Avenue has sent a cease and desist letter to a fancy online pet-snack purveyor, claiming that its name infringes on the famous retailer's brand.

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Related Topix: Retail, Saks, Saks Fifth Avenue, Criminal Defense Law, Law

JD Journal

Police Chokehold Case Goes to Grand Jury

Summary : A grand jury will determine if criminal charges will be filed against any of the persons involved in the death of Eric Garner.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government

Business World

Strong US house market lifts dollar

The U.S. dollar hit nine-month highs against the euro and rose against a basket of major currencies today after strong U.S. housing data bolstered expectations for an earlier-than-expected rate hike from the Federal Reserve.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Stamford, CT

El Paso Times

Reuters: Texas Gov. Rick Perry to turn himself in for fingerprints, photo

Texas Governor Rick Perry plans to turn himself in to authorities for fingerprinting and a mug shot on Tuesday after he was indicted by a jury in the state last week on two felony charges of abusing power, local news reports said.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

Silicon Alley Insider

Deutsche Bahn Sues Airlines In U.S. Over 1999-2006 Price Fixing

Deutsche Bahn is suing airlines in the United States for operating a price-fixing cartel affecting its freight business between 1999-2006, the German transport company told Reuters.

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The Washington Post

For Mo. governor, Ferguson is a crisis, real and political

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declares a state of emergency and curfew in response on Saturday to looting the previous night in Ferguson, Mo.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Missouri, Jay Nixon, US Governors

Reuters

U.S. clears AstraZeneca over heart drug trial

The U.S. government has cleared AstraZeneca Plc over a major clinical trial used to win marketing approval for its important new heart drug Brilinta, following an investigation which had cast a shadow over its prospects.

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Related Topix: Marketing, US News, Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Business Journal

P&G seeks advice on which brands to sell

By getting rid of some brands "we will become a much more focused, much more streamlined company," P&G CEO A.G. Lafley said Aug. 1. The company is reportedly working with private equity firms to select which brands will be cut.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Procter and Gamble, Household Products, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Cohen Group, Consulting

Reuters

Standard Chartered nears deal over compliance failure: source

Standard Chartered Plc is close to a deal to pay between $200 million and $300 million to resolve allegations by New York's banking regulator that it failed to review high-risk transactions, two years after agreeing to reform its practices, a person familiar with the matter said on Monday.

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CFR.org

Park Geun-hye's "Correct View of History" With Japan

South Korean president Park Geun-hye speaks in Seoul on August 15, 2014, during a ceremony marking the 69th anniversary of liberation from Japan's 1910-45 colonial rule .

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Park Geun-hye,

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