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China exports up 9.4 percent but imports shrink again, indicating domestic demand still weak

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 11:54pm
China's exports grew more than forecast in August while imports shrank unexpectedly for the second month in a row, a reminder of the fragile recovery in the world's No.
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Some of 1,200 people flown in to Colorado town turned Bud Light set are delayed from leaving

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 11:34pm
More than 1,000 people flown in to the small Colorado resort town of Crested Butte for the filming of Anheuser-Busch's Bud Light commercial were having problems leaving the party Sunday evening.
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Asian stocks meander in holiday-thinned trading; China imports data suggests weak demand

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 11:11pm
Asian stock markets meandered in holiday-thinned trading Monday after Chinese trade figures suggested domestic demand is lackluster.
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Asia Stocks: Latest Quotes

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 10:52pm
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) up 0.2% (at break) ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) down 0.5% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) closed for holiday ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) down 0.5% ; Seoul (Kospi) closed for holiday Taipei (Taiex) closed for holiday Copyright © 2014 MarketWatch, Inc.
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Hong Kong Stocks Slip As HSBC, Tencent Fall

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 10:29pm
Hong Kong stocks edged lower early Monday, with Chinese mainland markets shut for Mid-Autumn Festival, as the Hang Seng Index slipped 0.2%.
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Australia Stocks Retreat Modestly, With Miners Mixed

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 8:59pm
Australia stocks trickled their way downhill in early Monday action, with the S&P/ASX 200 lower by 0.2%, extedning a 0.6% loss on Friday.
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Japan Stocks Give Up Early Gains; Rakuten Drops

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 8:36pm
Japanese stocks opened higher Monday, only to shimmy back down the chart in early trade.
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Japan Revises Down GDP, But Result Within Expected Range

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 8:05pm
Japan's April-June economic contraction was a little worse than originally reported, the Cabinet Office said Monday, revising the quarterly drop in gross domestic product to 1.8% from the originally reported 1.7% fall.
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Personal stories sought for exhibit showing historical impact of Reno's lenient divorce laws

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 6:39pm
For nearly six decades, Reno was known as the divorce capital of the world because of liberal divorce laws that drew hundreds of thousands of estranged spouses from across the country, including Arthur Miller, Jack Dempsey, Clare Boothe Luce and Cornelius Vanderbilt Jr.
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US gas prices fall 2 cents a gallon in last 2 weeks, extending summer decline

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 6:04pm
A national survey says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline has dropped 2 cents over the last two weeks, to $3.46, bringing the decline to 25 cents over the last 11 weeks.
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General Motors to offer new Cadillac in 2 years that can almost drive itself on freeway

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 5:17pm
General Motors says that in two years it will offer cars that talk to each other and can almost drive themselves at freeway speeds.
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Obama To Give Speech On Plan To Defeat Islamic Militants

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 2:08pm
President Obama on Sunday said he'll soon tell the American people how he plans to defeat Islamic militants who have seized control of large chunks of Iraq and Syria.
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Neighborhoods, cities contending with abandoned properties, 'zombie homes' from housing crisis

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 1:29pm
They are called "zombie homes" and neighborhoods have good reason to fear them.
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Business lawyer attacks environmental group over New England natural gas expansion plan

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 11:49am
A new fight has emerged over efforts to shift New England from oil and coal to lower cost natural gas.
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Dubai property firm linked to ruler plans to open 1st stage of theme park complex by 2016

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 11:21am
A property development company controlled by Dubai's ruler outlined plans Sunday for the first phase of an entertainment and resort complex in the city that promises the Middle East's first Legoland theme park.
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Chuck Todd debuts with Obama interview as NBC tries to steady 'Meet the Press' ship

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 10:54am
Chuck Todd is making his debut as moderator of NBC's "Meet the Press," with NBC hoping to erase a slide that has taken the long-running Sunday morning political affairs program from first to third in the ratings.
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Vermont bridge program uses new technology to speed repair and save money

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 10:20am
Last month, construction crews placed a series of hollow tubes over the Wanzer Brook in Fairfield as part of a Vermont Transportation Agency program that uses new technology to cut construction time, save money and reduce the backlog of bridges that need replacement.
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After Toledo water scare, states everywhere seek more guidance from EPA on testing

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 9:45am
Algae outbreaks like the one that contaminated the drinking water in Ohio's fourth-largest city a month ago aren't a concern just along Lake Erie.
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Market Basket looks to loyal customers, new shoppers to recover from summer of turmoil

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 9:30am
Market Basket is looking to new customers as well as old as it begins its recovery from a six-week employee walkout and customer boycott.
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Atop to-do list for Congress after summer break: acting to avoid another government shutdown

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 7:56am
Lawmakers are streaming back to Capitol Hill after their summer vacation for an abbreviated September session in which feuding Democratic and Republican leaders promise action to prevent a government shutdown while holding votes aimed at defining the parties for the fall campaign.
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