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1 hr ago | 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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Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

George W. Bush Just Took The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge And It's Pretty Hilarious

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

5 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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,

Business Times

US home builder sentiment at 7-month high in Aug: NAHB

US homebuilder sentiment rose in August to its highest since January as labour market conditions improved, data from the National Association of Home Builders showed on Monday.

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PE Hub

Burger chain Shake Shack preparing for an IPO: Reuters

Shake Shack , the fast-food restaurant chain famous for its hamburgers and milkshakes, is preparing to go public, seeking to tap stock market demand for popular casual dining companies, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Fast Food

Washington Post

In the Loop: The richest per state are more Republican, but what about the richest Americans overall?

President Obama takes off his jacket as he attends a town hall meeting at Facebook headquarters with CEO Mark Zuckerberg in Palo Alto, April 20, 2011.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Startups, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, New York

Ecology Global Network

Analysts Say: Bike Share Programs Are Good For All

As city bike share programs sprout up in metropolitan areas nationwide and local governments attempt to tally the cost-benefit of such programs, analysts note that the "costs" of bike shares pale in comparison to the untold social and environmental costs of cars.

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Related Topix: New York, Brooklyn (Portland, OR), University of Richmond

Sun Aug 17, 2014

AlertNet

NYT: Autopsy finds unarmed teen killed by police was shot six ...

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, New Times

Scoop

World Week Ahead: Economic reality check

Data to be released in the US and Europe in the days ahead will go a long way to determining whether the threat to global growth will prove transitory, and give investors a green light to push stock prices ever higher.

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

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