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Gov. Cuomo defeats challenger Teachout in New York Democratic primary

FOX News: Politics - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 10:18pm

Unofficial returns late Tuesday gave Cuomo the victory over Teachout, a Fordham University law professor. 

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OPM plans to end contract with USIS after cyberattack hit major security clearance contractor

FOX News: Business - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 9:53pm
The federal Office of Personnel Management plans to terminate its massive contracts with USIS, the major security clearance contractor that was targeted last month by a cyberattack, agency, congressional and company officials said Tuesday.
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Venezuelan inflation reaches 63 percent in August as currency troubles make goods scarce

FOX News: Business - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 9:49pm
Venezuela's central bank has announced that the South American country's inflation rate is continuing its upward march.
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Asia Stocks: Latest Quotes

FOX News: Business - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 9:44pm
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) down 0.4% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) down 1.2% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) down 0.7% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) down 0.8% Taipei (Taiex) down 0.9% Copyright © 2014 MarketWatch, Inc.
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Australia Stocks Follow U.S. Peers Lower, But Fairfax Up

FOX News: Business - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 9:11pm
Australian stocks moved lower in early Wednesday trade, with the S&P/ASX 200 down 0.8% after a 0.6% gain in the previous session.
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Japan Stocks Pull Back, As Softbank, Sharp Fall

FOX News: Business - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 8:40pm
Japanese shares beat a retreat in early Wednesday action, with the Nikkei Average falling 0.5%, more than erasing its 0.3% gain in the previous session.
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Nevada lawmakers gather in anticipation of special session to consider $1.3B package for Tesla

FOX News: Business - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 8:11pm
Gov. Brian Sandoval was poised to call state lawmakers into a special session Wednesday to consider an extraordinary package of tax breaks and incentives worth up to $1.3 billion to seal a deal with Tesla Motors Inc. to build a $5 billion factory in Nevada to make batteries for electric cars.
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Krauthammer: Obama 'leading from behind' on ISIS strategy

FOX News: Politics - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 8:07pm

Krauthammer, a syndicated columnist and Fox News contributor, said on "Special Report with Bret Baier" that the deaths of James Foley and Steven Sotloff have led the public to demand a comprehensive strategy on dealing with the militant group, and Obama is running to play catch up.

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Southern California high surf caused $20 million in damage to Los Angeles port seawall

FOX News: Business - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 7:58pm
High surf that battered the Southern California coast last month caused about $20 million in damage to a seawall protecting the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex, authorities said Tuesday.
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Jury is being chosen for last wrongful death case from 2009 crash of plane into New York home

FOX News: Business - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 7:57pm
Jury selection has begun for the only unsettled lawsuit against the airlines involved in a 2009 plane crash into a house near Buffalo.
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Appeals court blocks pollution rules for Wyoming power plants while appeal runs its course

FOX News: Business - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 7:49pm
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency can't force several Wyoming power plants to install new pollution-control equipment while the state's legal challenge to federal regulations plays out in court, an appeals court panel ruled Tuesday.
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Detroit reaches tentative deal with one of its key creditors in bankruptcy case

FOX News: Politics - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 7:44pm

A court filing Tuesday evening says that Detroit and the bond insurer Syncora Guarantee "have reached an agreement in principle" to settle the company's $400 million claim in the nation's largest-ever municipal bankruptcy case.

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Detroit reaches deal with key creditor that may clear major stumbling block in bankruptcy case

FOX News: Business - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 7:38pm
Detroit has reached a tentative deal with one of its key creditors that could remove the biggest stumbling block in the city's plan to reduce its debts and emerge from federal bankruptcy protection.
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Arkansas secretary of state asks court to dismiss challenge to alcohol sales ballot measure

FOX News: Business - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 7:29pm
Secretary of State Mark Martin on Tuesday asked the Arkansas Supreme Court to dismiss a lawsuit that seeks to keep off the ballot a proposal to legalize alcohol sales in all of the state's 75 counties, saying ballots are already being printed with the measure on them.
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Fed ramping up pressure for biggest US banks to shrink to become less risky for system

FOX News: Business - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 7:26pm
The Federal Reserve is pushing the biggest U.S. banks to shrink so that they're less of a risk to the financial system.
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Propane industry hopes to avoid another winter shortage; increased production, storage

FOX News: Business - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 7:06pm
Minnesota officials and propane suppliers say they're better prepared to avoid repeating the shortages that hit much of the Midwest last winter.
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House Republicans unveil temporary spending bill

FOX News: Politics - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 7:00pm

House Appropriations Committee Chairman Harold Rogers said the measure will contain millions of dollars to pay for the government's response to the Ebola outbreak in western Africa and to develop drugs and vaccines to combat the disease.

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