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Microsoft China Reportedly To Pay $140 Million Tax Fine

FOX News: Business - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 12:10am
Microsoft Corp. appears to be the foreign company which Chinese state media said will pay almost $140 million in back taxes, the largest such payment ever, according to a Reuters report late Tuesday.
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Judge in Reno grants state request to block Uber from operating ride-sharing in Nevada

FOX News: Business - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:52pm
A Washoe County District Court judge granted the state's request late Tuesday for a court order blocking the ride-sharing company Uber Technologies from operating unregulated in Nevada, saying Uber's refusal to comply with the necessary state licensing requirements could put the public's safety at risk.
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Asia Stocks: Latest Quotes

FOX News: Business - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:40pm
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) down 0.1% (at break) ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) flat ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) up 0.5% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) up 0.8% ; Seoul (Kospi) flat ; Taipei (Taiex) up 0.2% Copyright © 2014 MarketWatch, Inc.
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Hong Kong Stocks Struggle, With Energy Weak

FOX News: Business - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:20pm
Hong Kong stocks struggled to stage a rebound Wednesday morning after a previous retreat, as banks added to their gains on the back of a recent interest-rate cut by China's central bank, but energy stocks posted heavy losses after international crude-oil prices fell sharply.
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Federal judge overturns Mississippi same-sex marriage ban

FOX News: Politics - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:08pm
U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves issued a preliminary injunction Tuesday.
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Krauthammer: Holder’s Ferguson comments 'astonishing'

FOX News: Politics - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:57pm
Holder made the comments Tuesday in response to the looting and arson that have accompanied the protests, which erupted after a grand jury decided not to indict white police officer Darren Wilson in the death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown.
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EPA to reportedly propose stricter smog standard

FOX News: Politics - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:50pm
People familiar with the proposal tell the Associated Press that the EPA will recommend lowering the limit for ground-level ozone to 65 to 70 parts per billion, down from a 75 parts per billion standard set in the 2008.
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5th person pleads guilty in heist of up to $100 million in drugs from Eli Lilly warehouse

FOX News: Business - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:43pm
A fifth person has pleaded guilty to participating in a 2010 Connecticut warehouse heist that prosecutors say involved up to $100 million in prescription drugs.
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AP sources: After tabling similar proposal, Obama to propose a stricter smog standard

FOX News: Business - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:38pm
Coming full circle on a campaign promise, the Obama administration will propose tightening the amount of a smog-forming pollutant in the air.
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Obama touts immigration action in speech frequently interrupted by hecklers

FOX News: Politics - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:23pm
Obama praised the contributions to the U.S. by a broad patchwork of immigrants, saying it is imperative that the U.S. act now to change its broken immigration policy. 
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Top 20 Concert Tours from Pollstar

FOX News: Business - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:23pm
The Top 20 Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows in North America.
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Federal judge overturns Arkansas' ban on gay marriage

FOX News: Politics - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 8:47pm
U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker ruled Tuesday in favor of a pair of same-sex couples who had challenged the 2004 constitutional amendment and an earlier state law defining marriage as between a man and a woman.
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Japan Stocks Weaken, With Sony, Honda Among Decliners

FOX News: Business - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 8:31pm
Japanese stocks bobbled lower in early Wednesday trade, with a small rebound for the yen seemingly accounting for much of the loss.
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Dr. Manny: What we stand to lose in Ferguson riots

FOX News: Health - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 8:30pm
On Monday, authorities braced for the worst but hoped for the best ahead of the announcement that a grand jury did not indict a Ferguson, Mo., police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in August. The shooting touched off weeks-long nationwide protests, and authorities were met with resistance from demonstrators and unruly crowds as they tried to respond to emergencies. 
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Australia Stocks Rally On Financials, Rio Tinto News

FOX News: Business - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 8:04pm
Australian stocks shrugged off a mixed lead from Wall Street to trade solidly higher Wednesday morning, with the S&P/ASX 200 up 0.9%, erasing the previous day's 0.5% pullback.
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Autos companies shares up at the close of trading

FOX News: Business - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 7:03pm
Shares of some top autos companies were up at the close of trading: Ford Motor Co. rose $.01 or .1 percent, to $15.68.
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