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Oil companies shares down at 10 a.m.

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:21am
Shares of some top oil companies are down at 10 a.m.: BP PLC fell $.38 or .7 percent, to $51.01.
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Pharmaceuticals companies shares down at 10 a.m.

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:21am
Shares of some top pharmaceuticals companies are down at 10 a.m.: Baxter International Inc. fell $.37 or .5 percent, to $76.63.
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Met season opening in jeopardy as union contracts set to expire and lockout looms

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:14am
Figaro might not be getting married anytime soon.
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Fungus spread by exotic beetle killing Everglades trees, adding to Fla's invasive species woes

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:13am
A fungus carried by an invasive beetle from southeast Asia is felling trees across the Everglades, and experts have not found a way to stop the blight from spreading.
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APNewsBreak: Colorado law expanding background checks on gun sales relied on flawed estimate

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:11am
A law expanding background check requirements on Colorado gun sales has been in effect for about a year, and an Associated Press analysis of state data compiled during that span shows the projected impact was vastly overstated in a key budget report.
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President’s “Corporate Deserters” Pay High Taxes

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:05am
Emac:The president pounded U.S. corporations that move overseas to cut their federal taxes and pushed Congress to draft a new law to shut the loophole.
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Actor-director Ron Howard sells suburban New York house for a record $27.5 million

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:51am
Now that they're empty-nesters, Ron Howard and his wife have sold their nest in New York's suburban Westchester County for $27.5 million.
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US stocks head lower after results from Amazon disappoint Wall Street

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:49am
The stock market is lower in early trading after online retail giant Amazon posted a quarterly loss.
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'Manhattan' dramatizes the human, social toll of the WWII race to build the atomic bomb

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:41am
Writer-producer Sam Shaw was grappling with how to craft a TV drama about the war on terror and the price it exacts from those who keep its secrets.
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Governor calls for budget cuts amid downgrade in Vermont's revenue forecast

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:27am
Recovery from the Great Recession almost seven years ago is still slogging through Vermont, with lower-than-expected state revenues forecast Thursday that prompted Gov. Peter Shumlin to call for budget cuts.
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Pot may be legal, but neighbors don't have to like it as weed complaints vex HOAs

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:26am
Pot may be legal in some states — but the neighbors don't have to like it.
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US stock futures head lower after results from Amazon and others disappoint Wall Street

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:15am
U.S. stock futures headed lower early Friday as a handful of big companies posted weaker results than Wall Street expected.
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Liberty Media Plans Stock Dividend to Spin off Cable Assets

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:05am
John Malone's Liberty Media Corp started the process of spinning off its cable assets through a stock dividend to its shareholders to form a new listed company called Liberty Broadband.
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Fed Clears Zions' Resubmitted Stress Test

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:00am
The Federal Reserve said Friday that it won't object to a resubmitted capital plan by Zions Bancorp .
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Know Before the Bell: Google's Healthy Body, Samsung's Giant TV

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 8:56am
Facebook's stock gets a boost after earnings, and Samsung unveils a 105-inch television.
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AbbVie 2nd-quarter profit increases 2.8 percent

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 8:43am
AbbVie Inc. (ABBV) on Friday reported profit that increased by 2.8 percent in its second quarter, and topped analysts' expectations.
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RBS Shares Up As Much As 15% On Earnings

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 8:43am
Royal Bank of Scotland Group shares surged as much as 15% in premarket trading after the bank reported higher profit and lower-than-expected charges.
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EU ambassadors reach preliminary deal on stepped-up sanctions against Russia, officials say

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 8:40am
European Union ambassadors have reached a preliminary deal on stepped-up sanctions against Russia, targeting its access to European capital markets and trade in the defense sector, dual-use goods and sensitive technologies.
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Orders for US durable goods up 0.7 percent in June led by solid gain in business investment

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 8:35am
Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rebounded in June after a May decline, helped by a recovery in demand in a key category that signals business investment plans.
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US safety agency probes Hyundai Sonatas; electrical problem can cause air bag failure

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 8:30am
U.S. safety regulators are investigating whether an electrical problem can knock out the air bags on some older Hyundai Sonatas.
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