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2 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Celebrity Photos of the Week: All hail, Grumpy Cat

Be still my heart. The week kicked off with the MTV Movie Awards, a pointless popularity contest fittingly hosted by the oleaginous Conan O'Brien.

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Related Topix: MTV Movie Awards, Silver Linings Playbook, Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, We're the Millers

6 hrs ago | PE Hub

Warburg near $1 bln-plus deal for EFS: Reuters

Warburg Pincus LLC is in advanced talks to acquire Electronic Funds Source LLC in a deal that could value the transportation services payments company at more than $1 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Related Topix: Startups, Warburg Pincus

9 hrs ago | WHTC

A labourer works at a construction site in Hefei, Anhui province, April 15, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

The world economy can expect steady growth at best over the coming year, but any rapid slowdown in China as it tries to rebalance its economy could upset the still-unsteady progress, Reuters polls showed.

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Related Topix: China, World News,

9 hrs ago | CNews

Ex-Osama bin Laden ally turns informant

Undated police handout picture of Britain's Saajid Badat, who has been jailed for thirteen years at the Old Bailey in London, April 22, 2005.

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Related Topix: Osama bin Laden, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Prison, US Energy Systems, Energy

10 hrs ago | Reuters

Global Markets-Shares rise on China growth relief; dollar slips

Fed Chair Janet Yellen told the Economic Club of New York that the U.S. economy appeared to be slowly moving toward full employment, but that it would need help from the central bank for some time to come.

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Related Topix: US Energy Systems, Energy, Financial Markets

14 hrs ago | PE Hub

Private-equity group sees 2014 Brazil fundraising boost: Reuters

Fundraising by private-equity and venture capital firms in Brazil is expected to rise this year, a senior industry executive said, which could help propel new acquisitions in the infrastructure, logistics and information technology sectors.

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Related Topix: South America, Brazil, World News,

15 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News

Mothers' weight tied to stillbirth, infant death risks

Women who are carrying extra weight before pregnancy or early in gestation are at heightened risk of having their infants die shortly before or after birth, according to a new analysis of past research.

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16 hrs ago | Washington Blade

Malta lawmakers approve civil unions, adoption bill

The Maltese Parliament on Monday approved a bill that would allow same-sex couples to enter into civil unions and jointly adopt children.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Wedding, Gay/Lesbian

20 hrs ago | AlertNet

New hurricane maps to show flood risk from storm storm surge

An example of the new experimental storm surge potential flooding map showing southwest Florida is seen in this handout image provided by NOAA, April 15, 2014.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Orlando, FL, Weather, Hurricane Ike

Tue Apr 15, 2014

International Business Times

The Rolling Stones Announce New Australian, New Zealand Dates

Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones performs during their 14 on Fire concert at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore in this March 15, 2014 file photo.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones, Australia, Oceania, World News, Rolling Stone

The Otago Daily Times

Berlusconi ordered to work in old people's home

An assistant pushes a woman in her wheelchair at the Sacred Family Foundation, where former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi will serve a tax fraud sentence by doing community service with the elderly.

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Related Topix: Silvio Berlusconi, Europe, Italy, World News, Travel, Europe Travel, Italy Travel

Al Bawaba

Jordan ambassador still abducted, kidnappers demand prisoner release

Essam Baitelmel, a member of the Libyan team investigating the abduction, was quoted by Reuters as saying that they had demanded the release of Mohamed Dersi and said the diplomat was not harmed and in good health.

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CNews

More bomb threats tweeted to American Airlines after girl arrested

American Airlines aircraft sit on the tarmac at LaGuardia airport in New York in this April 16, 2013 file photo.

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Reuters

N.Y. Attorney General probing Herbalife: report

A spokesman for Herbalife declined to comment directly on the Post's report but said in an e-mailed statement that "Herbalife takes its disclosure responsibilities seriously."

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Related Topix: Marketing

Mortgage News Daily

The Sad, Slow Death of America's Retail Workforce

Bottom Right Default State Name: State Name underscore: State Name dash: State Name lower underscore: State Name lower dash: State Name lower: State Abbreviation: State Abbreviation Lower: It is a continuously updated stream of news from around the web Visit throughout the day for the latest breaking news.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Foreclosures

The Straits Times

Fund managers back HK's "one share, one vote", disagree with Alibaba

An employee walks past a logo of Alibaba Group at its headquarters on the outskirts of Hangzhou, Zhejiang province.

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Related Topix: Alibaba, World News, China, Corporate Governance

Mon Apr 14, 2014

BayStreet.ca

Reuters Wins Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting, Finalist for ...

NEW YORK / ACCESSWIRE / April 14, 2014 / Reuters, one of the world's largest multimedia news providers, was today awarded the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in International Reporting.

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

The Hartford Courant

Citigroup still has a way to go in cost-cutting program

At a meeting with 300 senior Citigroup officials in the first week of February, Chief Executive Michael Corbat said the bank needed to focus on two things above all else this year: expenses and efficiency.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, CitiMortgage, Citigroup, Banking, Ansonia, CT

The Hartford Courant

Credit Suisse poaches Lazard banker to head Americas financial services

Credit Suisse AG has hired Jim Spencer from Lazard Ltd as head of financial institutions investment banking for the Americas, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters on Monday.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Credit Suisse Asset Mnagement Income Fund, Ansonia, CT

Reuters

Lawyer for bin Laden son-in-law pleads guilty to tax charges

Stanley Cohen, defense lawyer for Osama Bin Laden's son-in-law Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, speaks to the media outside Manhattan Federal Court in New York, March 26, 2014, following a three-week trial that offered an unusually intimate portrait of al Qaeda's former leader in the days after the September 11, 2001 attacks.

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Related Topix: Osama bin Laden, New York, Syracuse, NY

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