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Volkswagen: Emissions Issue Relates to 11 Mln Cars

Tue, 09/22/2015 - 3:28am
Volkswagen warned that it will revise its earnings targets for this year and set aside $6.6 billion in the current quarter to cover measures related to the car maker's emissions scandal.
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Dollar Near 2-Week High, Supported by 2015 Fed Hike View

Tue, 09/22/2015 - 2:44am
The dollar hovered near its highest level in nearly two weeks on Tuesday as comments from several Federal Reserve officials revived expectations of higher interest rates.
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Decision on greater sage grouse looms in West after push to preserve imperiled bird's habitat

Tue, 09/22/2015 - 2:28am
Senior officials from the Obama administration will gather with Western governors in Colorado on Tuesday to announce whether a declining bird species that ranges across 11 states needs federal protections.
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Asia stocks climb as investors await China factory data, look past Fed rate rise fears

Tue, 09/22/2015 - 2:27am
Asian stock markets climbed Tuesday after Fed officials tried to soothe fears over the world economy and investors hoped for stabilization in weak China factory data.
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Clean technology a top priority as Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Seattle

Tue, 09/22/2015 - 1:45am
Discussing how U.S. and Chinese experts and businesses can collaborate on nuclear energy, smarter electricity use and other clean technologies is a top agenda item as Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Seattle, almost a year after he and President Barack Obama announced their nations would cooperate to fight climate change.
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Where are they now? A look at the big names in Mark Zuckerberg's donation to Newark schools

Tue, 09/22/2015 - 12:41am
In his first major philanthropic move, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced five years ago this week that he was donating $100 million to improve the schools of struggling Newark, New Jersey.
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5 years after $100M pledge by Facebook founder Zuckerberg, Newark schools still struggle

Tue, 09/22/2015 - 12:38am
When Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg appeared on Oprah Winfrey's show five years ago this week to announce a $100 million donation to remake education in Newark, it was presented as an effort to make a struggling city a national model for turning around urban schools.
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Questions and answers about Volkswagen's emissions testing crisis

Tue, 09/22/2015 - 12:05am
German automaker Volkswagen AG admits that it rigged U.S. emissions tests so it would appear that its diesel-powered cars were emitting fewer nitrogen oxides, which can contribute to ozone buildup and respiratory illness.
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US rental prices up 3.8 pct. in past 12 months; pace slows but still faster than wage growth

Tue, 09/22/2015 - 12:05am
U.S. home rents rose at a slower pace in August, a downshift that may reflect the rise of apartment construction in many major cities.
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GOP's Carly Fiorina, rising in the polls, shows off a lighter side on 'The Tonight Show'

Tue, 09/22/2015 - 12:04am
Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina impressed many with her strong performance in the second presidential debate, as she railed passionately against Planned Parenthood and outlined her hardline views on foreign policy.
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State Dept. advises against travel to Burkina Faso, citing violence after coup

Mon, 09/21/2015 - 7:59pm
The State Department is warning U.S. citizens against travel to Burkina Faso and advising Americans who are there to leave as soon as possible.
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US panel: Cancel drilling lease on land sacred to Native Americans near Glacier National Park

Mon, 09/21/2015 - 7:53pm
A federal panel recommended Monday that the U.S. government cancel a long-suspended drilling lease on land near Montana's Glacier National Park that is considered sacred to Native American tribes.
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United Express flight to Houston delayed 5 hours after pilots have 'disagreement'

Mon, 09/21/2015 - 7:32pm
A weekend flight on United Express was delayed for five hours in Lubbock, Texas, after the pilots got into a "disagreement" and were unavailable to fly the plane, according to the airline.
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US senator pushes legalization of medical marijuana at cannabis industry summit in New York

Mon, 09/21/2015 - 7:27pm
U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand told a group of marijuana industry professionals Monday that the federal government should reform laws affecting its medical use, allowing states to set their own policies.
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Critics of proposed Cascade Locks bottled water plant hope for countywide vote

Mon, 09/21/2015 - 6:59pm
Critics of a plan to build a bottled water plant in Cascade Locks said Monday that they hope to take their case to the voters of Hood River County.
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Nasdaq Posts Slight Gain, Biotechs Weigh

Mon, 09/21/2015 - 6:22pm
Breaking news after the closing bell Monday; Gov. Scott Walker suspended his 2016 presidential campaign at a press conference in Madison, Wisconsin. 
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NTSB interviews engineer, conductor of train with ethanol that derailed in South Dakota

Mon, 09/21/2015 - 6:03pm
Federal investigators looking into a weekend train derailment in rural South Dakota on Monday began to interview the engineer and conductor of the train, seven of whose ethanol tanker cars left the tracks, causing at least one to catch on fire.
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Idaho lawmakers review urban renewal practices, pursue possible reforms

Mon, 09/21/2015 - 5:59pm
Idaho lawmakers are working to come up with a plan to overhaul the state's 50-year-old urban renewal laws, which have helped lure major companies to Idaho, but still face criticism for lax oversight.
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Stocks of biologic, specialty drugmakers fall on Clinton vow of plan to fight 'price gouging'

Mon, 09/21/2015 - 5:56pm
Stocks of makers of biologic and "specialty" drugs plunged Monday after Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton said she'll soon release a plan to address "price gouging" in the industry.
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Figures on government spending and debt

Mon, 09/21/2015 - 5:50pm
Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated).
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