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Princeton worker who used medical pot put on leave as it weighs accommodations for disability

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 7:14am
A Princeton University employee and marijuana legalization activist who said he was told to choose between his job and using medical marijuana is on paid leave as the university works to figure out accommodations for his disability.
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NFL suspends Irsay 6 games, fines him $500,000 after Colts owner pleads guilty in drug case

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 7:11am
The NFL suspended Jim Irsay for the first six games of the season and fined him $500,000 for violating its personal conduct policy, coming down hard on the Indianapolis Colts owner Tuesday just hours after he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor stemming from an embarrassing March traffic stop.
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Christie's Mexico trip mixes trade mission, foreign policy experience ahead of 2016

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 7:09am
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is heading to Mexico on Wednesday, officially on a trade mission for his state.
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US factory orders expected to show huge July gain reflecting surge in aircraft demand

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 6:23am
The Commerce Department releases its report on orders to U.S. factories for July.
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Confusion As Ukraine Pulls Back On Cease-fire Claim

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 6:13am
Confusion is growing over whether a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine has been agreed after Kiev modified an earlier statement about the outcome of talks between President Petro Poroshenko and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.
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Survey shows extent Ukraine crisis has weighed on European business confidence

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 5:50am
On the day that the outlook for the European economy may have just become a little bit brighter following a cease-fire agreement in eastern Ukraine, a closely watched survey shows the extent to which the crisis in the country has weighed on business confidence across the continent.
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Russia Agreed On Peace Process, Not Cease-fire: Kremlin

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 5:17am
Russia and Ukraine's presidents have not agreed on a cease-fire in Ukraine, as Russia is not involved in the fighting, a Kremlin official told RIA Novosti Wednesday.
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Russia, Kiev Agree To Cease-fire In Eastern Ukraine

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:40am
Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko said Wednesday he has agreed on a permanent cease-fire in eastern Ukraine with Russia's President Vladimir Putin.
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$1.4 billion levied against California utility for explosion, nearly $1B straight to state

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:32am
By far the largest share of a $1.4 billion penalty recommended by California regulatory judges for a gas pipeline explosion that killed eight people will go directly to the state with no strings attached.
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European Online Retailer Zalando Plans IPO This Year

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:32am
Europe's biggest online fashion retailer, Zalando SE, says it plans a public listing on the Frankfurt exchange this year.
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Illinois tries to reduce unplanned pregnancies by pushing long-acting birth control

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 2:23am
Gov. Pat Quinn's administration wants to double down on long-acting birth control methods for the poor, hoping to save taxpayer money on unplanned pregnancies.
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Asian stocks higher as dollar gains, stimulus hopes in Europe

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 2:16am
Asian stock markets rose Wednesday, lifted by new signs of strength in the U.S. economy and expectations that Europe's central bank will provide more support to the flagging region.
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Detroit attorney to resume opening statements in city's historic bankruptcy trial

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 1:44am
An attorney for Detroit is set to resume his opening statement at the city's historic bankruptcy trial, after saying on the first day that Detroit needs the restructuring to survive.
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AP Photos: Gamblers, workers say last goodbye, slots stop spinning at 2 Atlantic City casinos

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 1:31am
Gamblers at two Atlantic City casinos got in their final bets over Labor Day weekend as Revel Casino Hotel and the Showboat Casino Hotel became the latest victims of Atlantic City's drastic slide.
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Mass unemployment filing starting for thousands of laid-off Atlantic City casino workers

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 1:27am
Thousands of newly laid-off casino workers are expected to turn out at the Atlantic City Convention Center for a mass unemployment filing.
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Gulf of Maine, lucrative fishery, warming faster than 99 percent of world's oceans

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 1:16am
Scientists say the Gulf of Maine is warming faster than more than 99 percent of the world's oceans.
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CVS changes corporate name, stops tobacco sales in drugstores nearly a month early

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 12:01am
As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation's second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.
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Venezuela's president replaces longtime oil chief as part of cabinet shakeup

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 10:44pm
President Nicolas Maduro has replaced the Venezuela's longtime oil minister and economic czar as part of a cabinet shakeup sidelining the most-prominent voice within his administration for much-needed reforms to address the country's economic crisis.
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Anti-poverty organization urges G20 leaders to act against corruption costing $1 trillion

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 10:26pm
Anti-poverty organization ONE is urging leaders of the 20 largest economies to act decisively at an annual summit in November against money laundering, bribery, tax evasion and corruption which it estimates costs the world's poorest countries more than $1 trillion a year.
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Hong Kong Stocks Advance After Upbeat China Data

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 10:19pm
Hong Kong stocks headed higher Wednesday morning after two separate measures of China's services activity showed improvement last month.
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