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Dynegy Inc to buy assets from Duke Energy and Energy Capital Partners

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 7:36am
The U.S. power company will buy coal and gas generation assets from Duke Energy and Energy Capital Partners, deals valued at $6.25 billion.
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Russian Aid Convoy Enters Ukraine After "intolerable" Delays

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 4:37am
A Russian aid convoy was on the move into eastern Ukraine on Friday morning after being held up on the Ukrainian border for days, in what Russia's foreign ministry described as "intolerable" delays.
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Coal gas boom in China threatens to spew greenhouse gases as world tries to curb emissions

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 3:19am
Deep in the hilly grasslands of remote Inner Mongolia, twin smoke stacks rise more than 200 feet into the sky, their steam and sulfur billowing over herds of sheep and cattle.
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Husband: Utah woman who unknowingly drank lye-tainted tea has nightmares reliving moment

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 3:15am
A woman who was in critical condition after unknowingly sipping sweetened iced tea laced with a chemical found in drain cleaner has been steadily improving, but her husband says she's having nightmares about the moment that nearly killed her.
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Jell-O's revitalization efforts turn out to be a big flop

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 3:03am
Jell-O has lost its jiggle and nobody knows how to fix it.
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In Ferguson fallout, calls grow for police to wear 'body cameras' _ but with caveats

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 3:02am
What if Michael Brown's last moments had been recorded? The fatal police shooting of the unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri is prompting calls for more officers to wear so-called "body cameras," simple, lapel-mounted gadgets that capture video footage of law enforcement's interactions with the public.
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Asia stocks mostly higher after Wall St record close; markets await Fed chief Yellen's speech

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:43am
Most Asian stock markets inched higher Friday after a record day on Wall Street powered by upbeat data that adds to evidence the world's biggest economy is gaining strength.
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Farming: The new go-to career choice for New England's young, as interest grows in local food

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:31am
Farming is hip in New England.
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Deported Mexicans get new life in booming call centers that cater to American consumers

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 12:02am
Thousands of Mexican citizens deported by U.S. authorities are finding refuge at call centers in Tijuana and other border cities.
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Hong Kong Stocks Rebound As China Mobile Advances

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:13pm
Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index stock benchmark bounced back above the key 25,000 mark Friday morning, rising 0.3% to 25,075.83 after losing 0.7% in the previous session.
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Asia Stocks: Latest Quotes

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 9:49pm
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) up 0.1% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) up 0.3% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) flat ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) up 0.3% ; Seoul (Kospi) up 0.6% Taipei (Taiex) up 0.8% Copyright © 2014 MarketWatch, Inc.
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Australia Stocks Creep Higher; Santos Rallies On Earnings

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 9:01pm
Australian stocks edged higher in early Friday action, with the S&P/ASX 200 up 0.2% as the index floated around its post-financial-crisis high.
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American Airlines raises age of unaccompanied minors; will charge for those up to 14

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 8:36pm
American Airlines says it will charge a $150 fee each way for minors between 12 and 14 who fly alone.
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Japan Stocks Inch Higher After Days Of Gains

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 8:30pm
Japan stocks piled a little more gains onto their recent advance, with the Nikkei Stock Average inching up 0.1% early Friday after closing higher in each of the last nine sessions.
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Michigan jury rejects 2 men's claims against Enbridge over 2010 Kalamazoo River oil spill

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 8:12pm
A Michigan jury on Thursday rejected two men's claims that Enbridge Inc. should compensate them for what they say are losses because of a 2010 oil pipeline spill into the Kalamazoo River system.
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Guide on Animal Planet's 'Wild West Alaska' pleads guilty to hunting violations, fined $8,000

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 7:20pm
A hunting guide who appears on Animal Planet's "Wild West Alaska" television show has pleaded guilty to four misdemeanor hunting or guiding violations, what his attorney calls "paperwork violations." Jim West, 60, entered the pleas Wednesday in Glennallen, the closest court to his Klutina Lodge in Copper Center.
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Aeropostale posts 2nd-quarter loss and projects larger-than-expected loss for current quarter

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 6:54pm
Aeropostale Inc. (ARO) on Thursday reported a fiscal second-quarter loss of $63.8 million, and its shares fell in extended trading after the company forecast a bigger-than-expected loss for the current quarter.
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Average US mortgage rates this week and for the past year, at a glance

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 6:23pm
Average U.S. rates on long-term fixed mortgages declined this week, with the 30-year loan rate hitting its 52-week low.
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Top 10 New York Stock Exchange-traded stocks posting largest volume decreases

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 6:08pm
A look at the 10 biggest volume decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading: Arc Logistics Ptrs : Approximately 300 shares changed hands, a 97.8 decrease from its 65-day average volume.
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Top 10 New York Stock Exchange-traded stocks posting largest volume increases

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 6:08pm
A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading: Acco Brands Corp. : Approximately 3,485,500 shares changed hands, a 477.1 percent increase over its 65-day average volume.
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