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Swiss central bank reports another hefty loss for 2nd quarter after abandoning cap on franc

FOX News: Business - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 2:41am
Switzerland's central bank is reporting a hefty loss for the second consecutive quarter after its decision to drop a cap on the franc's value against the euro sent the national currency soaring higher.
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US long suspected Pakistan of sheltering late Taliban leader Mullah Omar, report says

FOX News: Politics - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 2:30am
U.S. intelligence officials suspected Pakistan of sheltering Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar, one of the world's most wanted men, for years before his death, according to a published report.
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Q&A: A look at Shell Oil, its icebreaker Fennica and the debate over Arctic offshore drilling

FOX News: Business - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 2:20am
A blockade in Portland, Oregon, that included environmental protesters dangling from a bridge unsuccessfully attempted to keep a Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker from leaving for oil drilling in the Arctic.
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Seattle restaurant succeeds with jump to $15 an hour, but broader effects of pay law uncertain

FOX News: Business - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 2:15am
Menu prices are up 21 percent and you don't have to tip at Ivar's Salmon House in Seattle after the restaurant decided to institute the city's $15-an-hour minimum wage two years ahead of schedule.
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Etihad vows to fight lawsuit from Australian who claims back pain from overweight passenger

FOX News: Business - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 2:12am
Etihad Airways says it will fight a lawsuit by an Australian passenger who says he was left with back pain because he was seated beside an overweight man on a 14-hour flight from the United Arab Emirates to Sydney.
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Ship leaves Portland to join oil drilling operation in Arctic after environmental protest

FOX News: Business - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 1:54am
Authorities used boats, personal watercraft, poles and their bare hands to remove protesters in kayaks and hanging from bridges who had tried to block a Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker bound for an Arctic drilling operation.
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Information in classified Clinton emails came from multiple intelligence agencies, source says

FOX News: Politics - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 12:30am
Classified emails stored on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s private server contained information from multiple intelligence agencies in addition to data connected to the 2012 Benghazi attack, a source familiar with the investigation told Fox News.
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Federal court blocks logging in largest national forest, Alaska officials fuming

FOX News: Politics - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 12:15am
A federal appeals court has locked down America's largest national forest from logging, in a tight decision that reverses a Bush-era bid to open up the Alaska land and has state officials fuming.
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Father, son lose lives to manure pit's deadly gases

FOX News: Health - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 12:15am
An Iowa father and son are dead after tangling with a deadly aspect of hog farming: their manure pit.
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Bailout talks to shift gear after Greece's Tsipras prevails over anti-euro rebels

FOX News: Business - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 12:01am
Lead negotiators from the European Union and International Monetary Fund begin an intensive round of talks with Greece on Friday to hammer out details of a third international bailout worth some 85 billion euros ($93 billion).
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Venezuelans struggle to make calls abroad as currency crisis cuts country off from world

FOX News: Business - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 12:00am
Venezuelans are struggling to call abroad as telephone carriers fall behind on payments to international partners amid a currency crisis that is leaving the country increasingly cut off from the rest of the world.
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