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Gov. Snyder vetoes bill limiting authority to manage Michigan forests for biodiversity values

FOX News: Business - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 4:32pm
Gov. Rick Snyder vetoed a bill Thursday that would have limited regulators' authority to designate sections of state land for the promotion of biological diversity, saying it would hamper sustainable forest management beneficial to the economy as well as environmental protection.
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Puerto Rico governor approves 68 percent boost in oil tax to bolster revenues, bond sales

FOX News: Business - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 4:32pm
Puerto Rico's governor signed a law Thursday that will increase the excise tax on a barrel of crude oil by 68 percent to help generate funds and sell an anticipated $2.9 billion in bonds.
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Moving swiftly, US eases Cuba travel and trade rules _ punching hole in 5-decade-old embargo

FOX News: Business - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 4:20pm
Swiftly expanding trade ties with Cuba, the Obama administration opened the door to easier travel and a wide range of new export opportunities with the communist island starting Friday, punching the biggest hole to date in America's half-century-old embargo.
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Viacom extends CEO Philippe Dauman's contract through 2018

FOX News: Business - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 4:02pm
Viacom Inc. said Thursday that it has extended the contract of its President and CEO Philippe Dauman through 2018.
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Belgian Police Kill Two in Counter-Terror Raid

FOX News: Business - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 3:50pm
Belgian police killed two men who opened fire on them during one of about a dozen raids on Thursday against an Islamist group that federal prosecutors said was about to launch "terrorist attacks on a grand scale".
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GOP-led Senate plans swift push for more Iran sanctions, despite nuclear talks

FOX News: Politics - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 3:47pm
A top Senate Republican said Thursday that the GOP-led chamber will move in a matter of weeks on legislation imposing more sanctions on Iran -- despite administration concerns it could imperil nuclear talks.
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A look at data on US homes that were in foreclosure or repossessed by banks in 2014

FOX News: Business - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 3:31pm
Foreclosures last year fell to their lowest level since before the housing bust.
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Country stars' first times

FOX News: Top Stories - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 3:24pm
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Naya sorry for racial comment

FOX News: Top Stories - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 3:24pm
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AP Explains: Amazon Prime Instant Video and the surge of streaming video

FOX News: Business - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 3:22pm
Online retailer Amazon.com's Prime Instant Video made history this week when its show "Transparent" won a Golden Globe for best comedy TV series, a first for a web-only production.
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Bank of America, Citigroup miss investor expectations as the banks' trading struggles

FOX News: Business - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 3:20pm
The final months of 2014 were more difficult for big banks than investors suspected.
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Lost in translation: Target joins a list of companies who had trouble exporting their formula

FOX News: Business - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 3:20pm
Target is far from the first retailer that's had trouble making its U.S. formula for success work in other countries.
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BGC Raises Bid For GFI Group To Counter CME Offer

FOX News: Business - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 3:12pm
BGC Partners Inc. on Thursday raised its bid for GFI Group Inc. , saying it is now offering a contingent increase of its all-cash tender to $5.85 a share, or an immediate non-contingent increase to $5.75 a share.
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Federal Reserve regional survey: Smallest companies have harder time getting loans approved

FOX News: Business - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 3:03pm
The smallest of businesses have a harder time being approved for loans than their larger counterparts, a recent survey says.
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Google Glass pulled off consumer market as company works on more refined, affordable version

FOX News: Business - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 3:02pm
Google will stop selling its Internet-connected eyewear to consumers until the company can develop a more polished and affordable version that's less likely to be viewed as a freakish device.
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