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Greek ex-finance minister Papaconstantinou to stand trial over list of Swiss bank depositors

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 8:33am
Greece's former finance minister, George Papaconstantinou, has been indicted before a special court on criminal charges over his handling of data on Greeks holding Swiss bank accounts.
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GlaxoSmithKline Seeks Variation on OK for Ambrisentan

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 8:32am
GlaxoSmithKline PLC said Thursday that it has submitted an application to the European Medicines Agency to widen the uses for which its pulmonary arterial hypertension treatment Ambrisentan can be marketed.
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US retail sales rise a solid 0.7 pct. in November; spending up on autos, clothes, electronics

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 8:32am
U.S. retail sales perked up in November with the start of the holiday shopping season, led by online buying and purchases of autos, clothing and electronics.
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Starboard Confirms Staples Stake, Boosts Position in Office Depot

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 8:31am
Starboard Value LP has built a roughly 6% stake in Staples Inc. and boosted its position in Office Depot Inc. to about 10%, moves that could raise pressure for a combination of the office-supply retailers.
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Lululemon Projects Soft Holiday Quarter

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 8:13am
Lululemon Athletica Inc. on Thursday gave a disappointing outlook for its holiday quarter, citing delays at West Coast ports, a weak Canadian dollar and delayed store openings.
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Signed, sealed, delivered: EU regulators fine envelope cartel $24 million in time for holidays

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 7:32am
The European Commission's top competition regulator has unveiled a settlement with five envelope-makers, fining them a total of 19.4 million euros ($24 million) for forming a cartel.
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Harvard professor apologizes to Chinese restaurant for email rant after being overcharged $4

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 7:17am
A Harvard Business School instructor who blasted a Boston-area Chinese restaurant for overcharging him by $4 on a takeout order apologized Wednesday for a lengthy and widely publicized email exchange with restaurant management.
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Prosecutor says chances of February execution of condemned Ohio child killer are 'nil'

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 7:02am
As Ohio lawmakers rush to pass a bill supporters say is needed to restart executions in the state, a prosecutor says the chances of the next scheduled execution happening are "nil." The legislation up for a final Senate vote Thursday shields the names of companies that provide lethal injection drugs to Ohio, a provision that supporters say is necessary to obtain supplies of the drugs.
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Hormone treatment fails to heal traumatic brain injuries; studies found progesterone is a dud

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 7:02am
Giving people with fresh traumatic brain injuries the hormone progesterone does no good, two major studies have found.
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Massages, pool tables, sprawling views await behind doors to Las Vegas high-roller suites

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 7:02am
The best view of the Las Vegas Strip might very well be from a toilet.
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Opponents of Nicaragua canal protest in capital 2 weeks ahead of planned groundbreaking

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 7:02am
Several thousand people marched through Nicaragua's capital Wednesday to protest a planned $50 billion inter-oceanic canal project that has residents of some villages fearing they will be displaced.
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Iggy Azalea, Bastille, Derulo among acts joining ABC's 'New Year's Rockin' Eve' special

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 7:02am
Iggy Azalea is among the stars joining ABC's bicoastal New Year's Eve special.
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Congress says no to legal pot in DC in setback for drug-policy advocates, city leaders

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 7:02am
Elected officials and drug-policy advocates hoped to make the nation's capital the first place on the East Coast with legal pot.
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NFL owners approve new personal conduct policy; Goodell retains authority on appeals

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 7:02am
NFL owners moved quickly and unanimously Wednesday to change the league's personal conduct policy.
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US businesses likely increased stockpiles in October at same pace as September

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 7:02am
The Commerce Department reports on business stockpiles in October.
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US retail sales likely increased in November, but falling gas prices limiting growth

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 6:48am
The Commerce Department releases retail sales data for November on Thursday at 8:30 a.m. Eastern.
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Applications for jobless aid expected to fall slightly

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 6:33am
The U.S. Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week.
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Cleveland mayor plans news conference about US Department of Justice probe of city's police

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 6:33am
The mayor of Cleveland has called a news conference to discuss a U.S. Justice Department report that strongly criticizes the city's police for a pattern and practice of using excessive force and violating people's civil rights.
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Chinese leaders affirm commitment to slower growth, promise innovation, help to poor

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 6:32am
Chinese leaders have affirmed their commitment to a "new normal" of slower economic growth in 2015 at an annual planning meeting and promised to help the poor and promote market-oriented reforms.
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British financier Scot Young falls to death after long divorce battle involving millions

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 6:02am
London police say the death by falling of a financier who had been embroiled in a lengthy divorce row is not being treated as suspicious.
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