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In shifting North Korean economy, state-run chain stores try giving customers what they want

FOX News: Business - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 4:17am
Workers in sharp new uniforms open the doors and turn on the lights about an hour before sunrise at their chain store on the corner of one of Pyongyang's main streets, right smack in the middle of a showpiece area of the capital.
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Barclays takes net loss for 2014 of $267 million as it takes provisions for past troubles

FOX News: Business - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 4:17am
Barclays reported a net loss of 174 million pounds ($267 million) for 2014, compared with net income of 540 million pounds the previous year, as it paid the price for past scandals.
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DNA tool helping biologists find elusive or invasive species

FOX News: SciTech - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 4:03am
When salmon, salamanders or other aquatic animals poop or shed skin cells, they leave behind traces of their DNA in the water, like clues left behind at a crime scene.
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Chicago credit downgrade hangs over Emanuel's mayoral runoff race

FOX News: Politics - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 4:00am
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s already struggling reelection bid has suffered another potential hit, with a fresh credit downgrade giving political ammunition to his runoff rival.
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Sources: More than a dozen ISIS operatives in Libya, but no US authority to strike

FOX News: Politics - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 4:00am
More than a dozen Islamic State fighters from Iraq and Syria -- some with direct ties to the group's leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi -- are now in Libya, according to U.S. and European sources.
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Global stocks mostly down after Australia rate decision while China meeting awaited

FOX News: Business - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 4:00am
Global stock markets were lackluster Tuesday despite a milestone for the Nasdaq as investors looked ahead to the release of China's growth target.
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Netanyahu ready to take Iran case to Congress in controversial speech

FOX News: Politics - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 4:00am
From the White House to Capitol Hill, anticipation was mounting Tuesday over Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's address to Congress which he plans to use to make his case against a pending nuclear deal with Iran.
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Hillary Clinton's use of private email address while secretary of state draws scrutiny

FOX News: Politics - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 4:00am
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton used a personal email account to conduct official business during her time at the state department, a move that raises questions about access to the full archive of her correspondence and raises the possibility that she violated federal law requiring official messages to be retained for the record. 
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Boost for Bibi? Widening rift with Obama could propel Netanyahu in upcoming election

FOX News: Politics - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 4:00am
Israelis are increasingly convinced President Obama is meddling in their upcoming election, and some observers predict the White House's alleged effort to undermine Benjamin Netanyahu could indeed wind up tipping the scales – in favor of the prime minister.
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Airlines ban rechargeable battery shipments as evidence of fire, explosion risks mount

FOX News: Business - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 3:31am
Some of the world's largest airlines are banning bulk shipments of rechargeable batteries in the face of mounting evidence of their potential to cause catastrophic in-flight fires.
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Glencore sees net profit decline 7 percent in 2014 as lower commodity prices prompt charges

FOX News: Business - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 3:31am
Glencore PLC says its net earnings declined 7 percent last year as the commodities and mining group took charges of $1.1 billion stemming in part from lower commodity prices.
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Prominent venture capitalist to take stand in high-profile Silicon Valley discrimination suit

FOX News: Business - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 3:17am
A prominent Silicon Valley venture capitalist who helped direct early investments in Google and Amazon.com is set to take the stand Tuesday in a high-profile sex discrimination lawsuit that has sparked debate over the treatment of women in the high-tech and venture capitalist arenas.
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Japanese negotiator says trade deal with the US possible by spring, but difficulties remain

FOX News: Business - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 3:16am
A senior Japanese trade negotiator says a deal with the U.S. needed to move ahead with a Pacific Rim trade pact is possible by this spring.
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Airlines slowly move to better track planes a year after Malaysia Airlines disappearance

FOX News: Business - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 2:45am
At 656,000 pounds fully loaded and the length of six school buses, the Boeing 777-200ER is hard to miss.
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