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House Republicans, divided on immigration, debate how to respond to expected Obama action

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 3:48pm
House Republicans debated Friday how to respond to President Barack Obama's expected executive action on immigration, with GOP leaders anxious to craft a solution that satisfies the demands of their most conservative members without courting a government shutdown.
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American imprisoned in Cuba loses appeal to sue the gov't for destruction of his business

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 3:48pm
A federal appeals court has ruled against a government subcontractor imprisoned in Cuba who is seeking to sue the U.S. government for the destruction of his business.
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Q&A: What's covered and what's not under the federal health care law

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 3:48pm
As the federal government and states launch a second round of enrollment under the health care law, consumers should be aware of what's covered and what's not when buying health coverage through insurance marketplaces.
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Wheat and oats higher, corn and soybeans lower on the CBOT; beef and pork higher on the CME.

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 3:48pm
Grain futures were mixed Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
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Yellen meets with activists seeking to open up selection process for Fed presidents

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 3:47pm
A coalition of community groups and labor unions are campaigning to open up the selection process for the presidents of the Federal Reserve's 12 regional banks.
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Keystone Pipeline Bill Passes House

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 3:38pm
The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday passed a bill approving the Keystone XL pipeline, a project that has long placed a wedge between environmentalist opponents and supporters.
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Recalls this week include Hello Kitty whistles, water heaters, misting fans, air exchangers

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 3:32pm
More than 2 million Hello Kitty whistles distributed with McDonald's meals have been recalled because they pose a choking hazard to young children.
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Casselton feels fortunate that train derailment was not worse; broken rail found

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 3:17pm
North Dakota residents who have survived five train derailments in the last decade were feeling fortunate Friday that the latest rail mishap involved newer and stronger oil tanker cars that were empty.
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Roche says FDA approves its drug Avastin as a treatment for ovarian cancer

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 3:17pm
Swiss drugmaker Roche said Friday that the Food and Drug Administration approved its drug Avastin as a treatment for ovarian cancer.
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Investment firm appeals Stockton bankruptcy plan that avoided pension cuts for city workers

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 3:17pm
A major investment firm is challenging a court-approved bankruptcy plan for the California city of Stockton.
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Hong Kong stock exchange protects Chinese chemical company accused of overstating profits

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 2:33pm
Hong Kong's Stock Exchange is prohibiting investors from betting against a Chinese company backed by Morgan Stanley for at least the next three months.
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Ultimate Gaming shuts down online Ultimate Poker site in Nevada after struggling financially

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 2:33pm
Ultimate Gaming officials say they have shut down the company's online Ultimate Poker site in Nevada.
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Gold Spikes Over 2% As Crude Oil Rises On OPEC Hopes

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 2:28pm
Gold spiked on Friday, reversing earlier losses, as crude oil price gained on speculation that OPEC may cut production to stabilize the oil market.
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AT&T stops adding Web tracking codes on cellphones; identifiers hampered online anonymity

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 2:18pm
AT&T Mobility, the nation's second-largest cellular provider, said Friday it's no longer attaching hidden Internet tracking codes to data transmitted from its users' smartphones.
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House Passes Bill Approving Keystone XL Pipeline

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 1:54pm
The House of Representatives passed a bill Friday approving construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
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Railroad companies shares mixed at 1 p.m.

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 1:47pm
Shares of some top railroad companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: CSX rose $.10 or .3 percent, to $36.73.
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36 layoffs loom as southeast Ohio's Hocking College struggles to make up budget deficit

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 1:47pm
A college in southeastern Ohio plans to lay off 36 people as officials struggle to make up for a $4.4 million budget deficit.
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Top 10 New York Stock Exchange-traded stocks posting largest percentage increases

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 1:47pm
A look at the 10 biggest percentage gainers on New York Stock Exchange at 1 p.m.: Pandora Media Inc. rose 11.7 percent to $20.60.
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Utilities companies shares mixed at 1 p.m.

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 1:47pm
Shares of some top utilities companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: American Electric Power Co. fell $.22 or .4 percent, to $56.09.
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Oil companies shares up at 1 p.m.

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 1:47pm
Shares of some top oil companies are up at 1 p.m.: BP PLC rose $.24 or .6 percent, to $40.91.
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