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Entrepreneurs hatch chicken-rental idea to support booming market for fresh, backyard eggs

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 3:19am
Want farm-fresh eggs without the commitment of owning chickens? Try renting them.
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US, Japan highlighting common ground on trade as Obama confronts opposition in US

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 3:13am
Eager to build on the U.S.-Japan alliance, President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will work to strengthen economic ties further while confronting stiff resistance from the U.S. president's own political party to a massive new Pacific Rim trade deal.
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Corinthian Colleges students to meet with officials for help on tuition, loans after shutdown

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 3:12am
Students who attended the now-closed Corinthian Colleges will meet with state officials for help getting reimbursed for tuition and obtaining transcripts.
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Honda's profit drops on air bag recall woes despite strong sales in Asia, perks of weak yen

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 2:51am
Honda's profit for the fiscal fourth quarter dropped 43 percent as the costs of air bag recalls offset the positives of a weak yen and strong vehicle sales in Asia.
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Asian stock markets lower ahead of major earnings, Federal Reserve meeting

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 2:48am
Asian stock markets were lower Tuesday, taking a cue from losses on Wall Street ahead of earnings from major Asian companies and the Federal Reserve's policy meeting.
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New C-Class, smaller vehicles, stronger pricing help Daimler almost double Q1 profit

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 2:36am
German automaker Daimler AG says it nearly doubled net profit in the first quarter from a year ago, to 2.050 billion euros ($2.232 billion), thanks to strong demand for its Mercedes-Benz luxury cars across major markets.
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Net profit slumps at electronics giant Philips as restructuring erodes gains from higher sales

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 2:04am
Royal Philips NV, the world's biggest lighting maker, says its net profit slumped 27 percent to 100 million euros ($109 million) in 2015's first quarter as higher restructuring costs wiped out gains from higher sales.
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Finalists to be revealed for new World Video Game Hall of Fame; induction scheduled for June 4

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 1:48am
The new World Video Game Hall of Fame is ready to release the finalists for its inaugural class.
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Summations expected to be held in trial of NYC executive accused of raping woman in Hamptons

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 1:14am
Closing arguments are expected to be held Tuesday in the trial of a New York City investment banker accused of raping an Irish tourist on Long Island.
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Advocacy groups seek SEC investigation of Shell regulatory filings on Arctic offshore drilling

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 12:43am
An ocean advocacy group and a university law clinic are petitioning the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for an investigation of Royal Dutch Shell PLC and what the group call misstatements in regulatory filings regarding Arctic offshore drilling.
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While Apple's iPhone is still the headliner, its supporting players turn in mixed results

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 12:02am
Apple's iPhone was again the company's star in the first three months of the year.
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PetroChina says profit down 82 percent due to low prices, 'complicated' economic situation

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 10:47pm
State-owned PetroChina Ltd., Asia's biggest oil and gas producer, says its quarterly profit declined 82 percent from a year earlier due to low oil prices.
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China Stocks Pull Back From Seven-year High

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 10:37pm
Hong Kong and Shanghai stocks retreated Tuesday morning after rallying the previous day to new seven-year highs.
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Asia Stocks: Latest Quotes

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 10:15pm
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average ) up 0.5% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index ) down 0.5% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index ) down 0.8% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200 ) down 0.4% ; Seoul (Kospi ) down 0.1% ; Taipei (Taiex ) down 0.2% Copyright © 2015 MarketWatch, Inc.
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NTSB releases records detailing fiery 2013 derailment near Casselton

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 9:46pm
Federal investigators have released hundreds of pages of records that offer new insight into the moments just before and after a 2013 oil train derailment near Casselton, North Dakota, that created a massive fire and forced 1,400 people to evacuate for several days.
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Australia Stocks Fall Despite Stronger Iron-ore Price

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 9:13pm
Australian stocks sagged in early Tuesday trading, as weakness in the heavily weighted financial shares helped drag the S&P/ASX 200 down 0.3% to 5,964, failing to surpass the 6,000 level last breached in 2008.
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Japan Stocks Post Solid Early Gain Despite Some Weak Earnings

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 8:45pm
Japanese stocks bubbled higher in early Tuesday trading, overcoming some weak earnings results and downbeat retail-sales data to instead concentrate on the positive.
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House GOP proposed defense budget challenges Obama on Ukraine, Guantanamo Bay

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 8:35pm
The GOP chairman of the House Armed Service Committee on Monday recommended a $604 billion defense budget for 2016 that challenges the White House because it includes lethal weapons for Ukraine, makes it harder for the president to empty the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay and restores funding for the A-10 fleet.
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North Dakota Legislature OKs negotiated state-run rail safety program aimed at oil shipments

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 8:19pm
The North Dakota Legislature on Monday approved funding for a state-run rail safety pilot program intended to supplement federal oversight of oil train traffic.
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Maryland Governor Declares State Of Emergency In Baltimore

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 7:23pm
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has declared a state of emergency and activated National Guard troops amid violent riots in Baltimore, according to published and broadcast reports.
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