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Senate Tries To Pass Budget Bill, Approve Nominees

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 4:36pm
The U.S. Senate was called into a rare Saturday session to try to push through a $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill to keep the government open, but found itself enmeshed in another partisan dispute over confirmations of President Barack Obama's government appointments, the Huffington Post reported.
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50-mile rule uproots immigrant children living in seasonal farmworker housing in California

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 10:51am
This December, thousands of migrant farmworker children are making their annual trek to new schools in California.
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Far from oceans, some US farmers turn to indoor fish farming to sate growing global demand

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 10:33am
Global consumption of seafood is outpacing wild fish populations, so farmers are turning from roving the world's waters to aquaculture.
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Confusion on the menu as European allergen rule takes effect for restaurants, bakeries

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 10:03am
A European rule requiring restaurants, bakeries and cafes — or anyone mass-producing meals — to list any of 14 allergens that might appear on their menus is being met with confusion.
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Something for everyone to like or loathe in the $1.1T bill: school lunches, light bulbs, pot

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 3:19am
School kids, truckers, marijuana smokers and fans of old-fashioned light bulbs are among millions of Americans with something extra riding on passage of a giant spending bill needed to keep the government running.
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Senate turns to $1.1T catchall spending bill; vote slips to next week

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 3:19am
First, objections by House Democrats stood in the way of passage of a $1.1 trillion catchall spending bill.
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Lockheed Martin wins bid process for Alaska spaceport launch pad project

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 10:30pm
The state-owned space agency on Friday named Lockheed Martin the winner of a bidding process to reconfigure a launch pad to accommodate larger rockets than what the Kodiak Launch Complex can currently handle.
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Probe finds track defects caused NYC subway derailment; punishment urged for 4 workers

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 10:00pm
Transit officials say an investigation into a New York City subway derailment this year that injured 30 riders and two employees was caused by track defects.
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Financial Markets Glance

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 9:13pm
Dow Jones Industrials High: 17,590.05 Low: 17,280.83 Close: 17,280.83 Change: — 315.51 Other Indexes Standard&Poors 500 Index: 2002.33 — 33.00 NYSE Index: 10,500.51 — 189.63 Nasdaq Composite Index: 4653.60 — 54.56 NYSE MKT Composite: 2371.20 — 45.14 Russell 2000 Index: 1152.45 — 14.51 Wilshire 5000 TotalMkt: 21,009.83 — 329.06 Volume NYSE consolidated volume: 4,076,377,723 Total number of issues traded: 3,247 Issues higher in price: 656 Issues lower in price: 2,514 Issues unchanged: 77 (Retransmitting to omit 'APNewsNow' designation.
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Cigarette makers Reynolds American, Lorillard set January meetings to vote on $25B merger

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 9:12pm
Cigarette makers Reynolds American Inc. and Lorillard Inc. have scheduled special shareholder meetings to vote on their planned $25 billion merger.
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Wyoming health insurance companies report large response ahead of Affordable Care Act deadline

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 7:48pm
Both companies offering health insurance coverage in Wyoming under the Affordable Care Act report business is brisk ahead of Monday's deadline to register for insurance coverage that will start by Jan. 1.
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Federal judge rejects bid to delay lawsuit brought by Tracy Morgan over fatal New Jersey crash

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 7:16pm
A federal judge has refused to delay a lawsuit brought by Tracy Morgan stemming from a fatal crash in New Jersey.
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Stockton College finalizes purchase of former Showboat Casino in Atlantic City

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 6:48pm
A southern New Jersey college finalized its purchase of the former Showboat Casino Hotel in Atlantic City on Friday.
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Incumbent Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich far outraised Democratic challenger Ed FitzGerald

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 6:48pm
Gov. John Kasich significantly outraised Democratic opponent Ed FitzGerald even in the final weeks of the campaign, cementing his overwhelming financial advantage over the Democrat, according to finance reports released Friday.
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Vermont governor: 'Enough is enough' on phone company strike, outages

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 6:48pm
A rash of recent Internet and phone outages prompted Gov. Peter Shumlin to call Friday for Vermont's dominant landline phone carrier and about 1,700 striking workers to resolve their labor dispute.
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AP Source: Justice Department won't ask New York Times reporter Jame Risen about source

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 6:48pm
A source familiar with the case says the Justice Department will not compel New York Times reporter James Risen to testify about his source at an upcoming trial of a former CIA officer accused of leaking classified information.
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SeaWorld laying off more than 300 workers at Orlando headquarters and 11 parks

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 6:47pm
SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. is laying off more than 300 workers, a day after its CEO announced he's resigning.
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Claman on Call: Apple On the Right Track?

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 6:29pm
Welcome to Claman on Call. The markets might be closed but FOX Business is always on call.
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Top 10 New York Stock Exchange-traded stocks posting largest percentage increases

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 6:21pm
A look at the 10 biggest percentage gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading: Nordic Amer Offshore rose 14.8 percent to $11.14.
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Health Care Equipment companies shares down at the close of trading

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 6:21pm
Shares of some top health care equipment companies were down at the close of trading: Becton, Dickinson & Co. fell $1.03 or .7 percent, to $136.99.
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