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  1. Why Women Often Don't Lead The Companies They've FoundedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Fast Company

    Merit is supposed to cut across everything, determining who reaps the most rewards and who leads in business. Gender shouldn't matter.

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  2. Michael Hendrix: Net Neutrality Is Already ObsoleteRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | National Review Online

    All Internet traffic would be treated equally, no matter the size or pace of demand. Net neutrality is a relatively young concept based on the much older notion of "common carriage," which required providers of basic infrastructure to offer common service to all.

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  3. Retail sales boosted by Black FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | BBC News

    UK retail sales rose at their fastest annual rate in more than 10 years in November, thanks to the effects of Black Friday. On a monthly basis they rose by 1.6%, with growth in all areas for the first time since December 2013.

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  4. State Senator Wants To Ban The Use Of Recycled Tires For Playground TurfRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | CBS Local

    CBS13 Welcome to CBS13/CW31 on CBSSacramento.com! CBS13 has joined forces with KHTK Sports 1140 in Sacramento to give you the best Sacramento has to offer as CBS Local.

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  5. Avon Settles China Bribery Case For $135mRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Ananova

    Avon Products, the world's best-known direct seller of cosmetics, is to pay $135m to settle US charges of bribery in China. Avon China admitted hiding $8m in gifts, including Louis Vuitton merchandise and Gucci bags, that employees gave to Chinese government officials over four years from 2004 to gain access to people overseeing direct-selling regulations.

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  6. Putin Gives Annual Address As Rouble Falls AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Ananova

    The currency was more than 2% weaker on the day despite efforts by the central bank to prop it up. It initially rallied and was trading at around 58 to the dollar and 72 to the euro - the levels of last Friday - after closing at 60.65 to the dollar and 75.10.

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  7. SAS Proposes Cuts to Dividend as Full-Year Earnings SlideRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The airline had a pretax loss of 918 million kronor for the year ended Oct. 31, compared with a profit of 1.65 billion kronor a year earlier, Stockholm-based SAS said in a statement today. Sales fell 22 percent to 38 billion kronor.

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  8. BYD Drops 29% in Hong Kong; Company Says It Doesn't Know WhyRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    BYD slumped 29 percent to HK$25.05 at the 4 p.m. close as the volume of trading on the stock surged to more than 40 times the daily average in the past year. The company's Shenzhen, China-traded shares dropped by the 10 percent daily limit.

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  9. Uber Driver Charged in Boston With Raping Woman Who Sought RideRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    A Boston man who works as an Uber Technologies Inc. driver was charged with taking a woman to a secluded area and raping her, as questions about the company's driver-screening process prompted it to begin an assessment of its safety programs. Alejandro Done, 46, pulled up at about 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 6 to a Boston residence, where a young woman was waiting for a pre-arranged ride-sharing driver, according to a statement by Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan and Cambridge Police Commissioner Robert Haas.

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  10. Takeda Names Sanofi's Plump as Head of R&D as Yamada RetiresRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Plump, 49, senior vice president for research and translational medicine and a member of Sanofi's global leadership team, will join Takeda Feb. 1, Kazumi Kobayashi, a Takeda spokesman in Tokyo, said by telephone today. Plump, a U.S. national, will be based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Kobayashi said.

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  11. Takata Air-Bag Crisis May Spur Change in Japan Maintenance NormsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Drivers may need to start having chemicals in their air bags swapped out because of degradation over time, said Fumihiko Ike, chairman of the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association and Honda Motor Co. The discussions among carmakers follow recalls of more than 20 million vehicles and five deaths linked to the devices made by Takata.

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  12. Oil Trades Near 5-Year Low as Market Weighs U.S. Supplies, IranRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Futures were little changed after rising 1 percent yesterday. Crude stockpiles in the U.S., the world's largest oil consumer, fell by 847,000 barrels last week, the Energy Information Administration reported.

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  13. Dark Pools in Spotlight as EU Moves to Fortify Financial MarketsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Traders accustomed to operating in Europe's dark pools, where buy and sell orders are hidden, say a transparency drive by regulators may similarly deprive them of the secrecy they need to shield their trades from competitors. That could drain the liquidity, and the life, from some of the region's biggest markets, they say.

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  14. Banker Paychecks Still Among Iceland's Fattest as Doctors StrikeRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Six years after Iceland's banks brought the economy to its knees, a job in the financial industry still pays almost double what a person might make after graduating from a six-year program at medical school. The pay development has angered doctors, who are now fleeing the country in unprecedented numbers.

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  15. What Bad-Loan Crisis? China Bank Stocks Jump Most Since 2009Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Industrial & Commercial Bank of China Ltd. and 15 peers have rallied an average of 48 percent this year in China, after losing about one-third over the previous four years. Chinese banks listed in Hong Kong have gained 13 percent.

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  16. Historic Outdoor Performance Venue Tackles Unique Wi-Fi ChallengeRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Ravinia Festival and IT firm CrossRealms expand wireless coverage to more than 15,000 concert goers come summer 2015, thanks to Gigabit Wi-Fi and wireless mesh architecture. More than 15,000 Ravinia Festival Park concert goers will be able to text, talk and share under the stars come the summer 2015 concert season, thanks to new Wi-Fi technology and a partnership between IT firm CrossRealms Inc. and the oldest outdoor music festival in the United States.

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  17. Swiss Pay The Price For Being A Safe HavenRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I have over 25 years' experience in international financial journalism, working for the Thomson Reuters news agency in various countries, and had reporting assignments in many more, including China, Japan and the United States. I started as a cub reporter in the Netherlands and worked several years in the very competitive European news hub of London.

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  18. Sprint Faces $105M Cramming FineRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | NewsFactor

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is reportedly weighing a fine of $105 million against Sprint for adding unauthorized third-party charges to its wireless customers' phone bills. The practice, known has "cramming," has come under increasing fire from the agency this year.

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  19. US 'Patience' On Rates Boosts World MarketsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Ananova

    World stock markets have rallied after the US Federal Reserve signalled interest rates would not be rising anytime soon despite an improving economy. US stocks enjoyed their strongest session of the year following three days of declines when the Fed said it would adopt a "patient" approach to rates - ending fears among investors of an increase in borrowing costs as soon as the spring.

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  20. Ex-TPG Japan Head Tsusaka Starts Alternative-Investment FirmRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Tsusaka's Nippon Sangyo Suishin Kiko Ltd. will seek to raise tens of billions of yen next year for its first fund, which will buy stakes in smaller private and listed Japanese firms, he said in a Dec. 17 interview in Tokyo. Other founders include Akio Ishida, previously vice chairman of TPG Capital Japan, and Kenju Watanabe, a former mergers and acquisitions lawyer at Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP.

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