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Hong Kong Stocks Slip, As Earnings Dominate Trade

FOX News: Business - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 9:52pm
Hong Kong stocks moved between small gains and losses early Friday, while Shanghai shares nosed a little higher, with earnings results front and center in both markets.
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Krauthammer on Obama's foreign policy: 'The strategy is to do absolutely nothing'

FOX News: Politics - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 9:08pm

Charles Krauthammer ripped President Obama's foreign policy Thursday on "Special Report with Bret Baier," blasting the president for holding a news conference at which he said, "we don't have a strategy yet" for dealing with ISIS in Syria.

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Australia Stocks Flat, But Qantas, Toll Rally

FOX News: Business - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 9:03pm
Australian stocks meandered around the break-even line early Friday, with the S&P/ASX 200 little changed as the tail end of earnings season and other news guided shares.
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Fort Hood shooter says he wants to become 'citizen' of Islamic State caliphate

FOX News: Politics - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 8:59pm

The convicted shooter in the Fort Hood massacre has written a letter to the leader of the Islamic State saying he wants to become a "citizen" of the caliphate, in the latest example of the terror group's reach inside the U.S.

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Japan Stocks Slip Lower After Data, But Softbank Up

FOX News: Business - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 8:43pm
Japanese blue chips sat a little softer Friday morning as investors digested a large feast of economic data, with the yen [s; USDYEN] little changed from its level the previous day.
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Australia's second largest airline, Virgin, posts $333 million loss for 'difficult' year

FOX News: Business - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 8:34pm
Australia's second largest airline, Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd., says it lost 356 million Australian dollars ($333 million) in its last fiscal year, a three-fold increase over the previous year.
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Japan Industrial Output Inches Up; Retail Sales Gain

FOX News: Business - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 8:09pm
The second tranche of Japanese data out Friday showed some mild improvement in the retail sector and a lackluster performance for industrials.
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Japan Consumer Spending Weak, But Other Data As Expected

FOX News: Business - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 7:44pm
The first part of Japan's economic data festival on Friday showed July consumer spending down sharply and unemployment just a little higher, but inflation in line with forecasts.
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Nevada gambling revenue up less than 1 percent in July

FOX News: Business - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 6:47pm
Nevada gambling revenue rose less than 1 percent in July compared with the same month last year, with nearly a 5 percent gain on the Las Vegas Strip offsetting declines in Reno, Stateline on Lake Tahoe's south shore, and Wendover on the Utah line, the state Gambling Control Board reported Thursday.
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Hawaii tourism officials expect slower growth for state's biggest industry

FOX News: Business - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 6:30pm
Hawaii tourism officials said Thursday they were tempering their expectations, but they still anticipate continued growth for the state's biggest industry.
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Feds to resume leasing for fracking in California after study concludes impact limited

FOX News: Business - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 6:07pm
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management will resume issuing oil and gas leases next year for federal lands in California after a new study found limited environmental impacts from fracking and other enhanced drilling techniques, the agency said Thursday.
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