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New Bedford voters to cast ballots in special election on $650M waterfront casino proposal

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 2:20am
New Bedford residents will vote on a proposed $650 million Foxwoods resort casino for the city's waterfront.
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Arguments set before Ohio Justices on legal standing in anti-gambling group's slots challenge

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 2:11am
Gov. John Kasich unconstitutionally legalized video lottery terminals at seven Ohio horse tracks and shared proceeds with casino operators running the facilities, according to a lawsuit before the state Supreme Court.
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Radar failure in New Zealand grounds all international and domestic flights

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 12:29am
All of New Zealand's international and domestic flights were grounded Tuesday after authorities reported that the nationwide radar system had failed.
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US home rental prices climb 4.3 percent nationally, putting more financial pressure on renters

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 12:05am
Home rental prices are climbing across much of the United States — with the biggest gains coming from not from New York or San Francisco but Jackson, Mississippi, and Portland, Maine.
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Apple's about-face on music royalties a victory for musicians and shrewd business move

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 12:00am
Apple's abrupt about-face on paying royalties for songs during a three-month free-trial period for its new music service was a symbolic victory for superstar Taylor Swift and other artists, and a shrewd business move by Apple, at a time when the streaming phenomenon is causing major changes in the music industry.
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Asia Stocks: Latest Quotes

Mon, 06/22/2015 - 11:53pm
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average ) up 1.6% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index ) up 0.2% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index ) down 2.4% (at break) ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200 ) up 1.2% ; Seoul (Kospi ) up 1.2% ; Mumbai (Sensex ) down 0.1% ; Taipei (Taiex ) up 0.5% Copyright © 2015 MarketWatch, Inc.
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Samsung heir apologizes in public for MERS spread from Samsung hospital

Mon, 06/22/2015 - 11:48pm
The heir of the Samsung business group made a deep bow in apology as criticism mounts on a Samsung hospital for its role in spreading the Middle East respiratory syndrome.
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Shanghai Composite Sees Further Deep Losses

Mon, 06/22/2015 - 11:30pm
Stocks in Shanghai traded sharply lower in late Tuesday morning trade, with the Shanghai Composite Index swinging from mild gains in the early minutes to sit 4.1% lower just ahead of the midday break.
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Wal-Mart removing Confederate flag items from stores, website

Mon, 06/22/2015 - 9:35pm
Wal-Mart said Monday it is removing any items from its store shelves and website that feature the Confederate flag.
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Australia Stocks Climb Ahead Of China Data; Bank Shares Strong

Mon, 06/22/2015 - 9:12pm
Australian stocks delivered some thumping gains in the first hour of Tuesday trading, tracking gains for major bourses across the world as hopes for a Greek bailout deal rose, though the Sydney could reverse course later in the morning, when HSBC releases a preliminary version of its key China manufacturing gauge.
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Japan Stocks Rally With World On Greek Bailout Hopes, But Toshiba, Sharp Sink

Mon, 06/22/2015 - 8:46pm
Japanese stocks extended their upward campaign early Tuesday after rising hopes for a Greek bailout deal triggered a European relief rally and solid gains in the U.S. The Nikkei Stock Average improved by 1%, adding to a 1.3% gain the previous day, while the Topix rose 1.1%.
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Figures on government spending and debt

Mon, 06/22/2015 - 7:24pm
%Figures on government spending and debt% % WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated).% %The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.% %Total public debt subject to limit June 19 % 18,112,975% %Statutory debt limit % 18,113,000% %Total public debt outstanding June 19 % 18,152,689% %Operating balance June 19 % 233,729% %Interest fiscal year 2015 thru May % 159,485% %Interest same period pvs fiscal year % 169,136% %Deficit fiscal year 2015 thru May % 365,156% %Deficit same period pvs fiscal year % 436,384% %Receipts fiscal year 2015 thru May % 2,103,987% %Receipts same period pvs fiscal year % 1,936,739% %Outlays fiscal year 2015 thru May % 2,469,144% %Outlays same period pvs fiscal year % 2,373,122% %Gold assets in May % 11,041%
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Marc Faber: Everything is in a Bubble

Mon, 06/22/2015 - 6:59pm
In an interview on FOX Business Network’s The Intelligence Report with Trish Regan, Marc Faber, editor of the Gloom, Boom and Doom Report, said there is definitely a bubble, but didn’t put the blame solely on the Federal Reserve.
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Apple's about face on music royalties shows rise of indies and importance of streaming revenue

Mon, 06/22/2015 - 6:50pm
Apple's abrupt about-face on paying royalties for songs during a three-month free-trial period for its new music service was a symbolic victory for superstar Taylor Swift and other artists, and a shrewd business move by Apple, at a time when the streaming phenomenon is causing major changes in the music industry.
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Amid rising costs, protests, Vermont regulators take new look at gas pipeline

Mon, 06/22/2015 - 6:37pm
The president of Vermont Gas Systems told skeptical state regulators Monday that the current cost forecast for a pipeline expansion in western Vermont is accurate now, even though its price tag already has gone from $86 million to nearly $154 million.
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Panel of doctors give a warming Earth a physical and say kick the coal habit immediately

Mon, 06/22/2015 - 6:30pm
Some top international doctors and public health experts have issued an urgent prescription for a feverish planet Earth: Get off coal as soon as possible.
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A glance at the history of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia

Mon, 06/22/2015 - 6:09pm
Here are milestones for Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc.
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Planet Fitness Files for IPO

Mon, 06/22/2015 - 5:55pm
Planet Fitness Inc. filed plans for an initial public offering of as much as $100 million to raise funds for recapitalization transactions.
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Nasdaq Closes at New Record-High

Mon, 06/22/2015 - 5:46pm
All the major indices closed in the green on Monday. The Nasdaq and Russell 2000 both closed at new record highs. 
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IRS Policy May Have Violated First Amendment

Mon, 06/22/2015 - 5:41pm

One group claims the IRS may have an "Israel Special Policy" under which applications from organizations holding political views than differ from the Obama Administration face tougher review. 

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