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Hong Kong Stocks Fall On China Banks Jitters

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 10:20pm
Hong Kong stocks headed lower Tuesday morning, with mainland Chinese banks as the main drag on the market.
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Japan Creates 30-minute Ebola Test: Report

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 9:54pm
Japanese scientists have developed a new test for the Ebola virus that can detect the disease within 30 minutes using simple equipment, the Nikkei business daily reported late Monday.
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Survey: Foreign companies in China feel 'targeted' by regulators; business group

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 9:43pm
An American business group warned Tuesday that foreign companies in China feel increasingly targeted for unfair enforcement of anti-monopoly and other laws and said investment might decline if conditions fail to improve.
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Australia Stocks Inch Down With Big Banks Weak

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 9:02pm
Australia stocks tipped lower in early Tuesday trading under the influence of weakness in the largest banks and miners, with the S&P/ASX 200 down 0.1%.
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Japan Stocks Sneak Higher In Quiet Trade

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 8:27pm
Japanese stocks bopped higher early Tuesday on the back of fresh yen weakness, though trade was relatively quiet with the U.S. markets out for the Labor Day holiday.
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Civil disobedience, arrests planned in fast-food protests for $15 an hour, unionization

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 5:44pm
McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize the industry's workers.
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Phillies Use 4 Pitchers To Get a No-hitter Against Atlanta

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 4:39pm
Four Philadelphia pitchers, led by starter Cole Hamels, combined to pitch a no-hitter in a 7-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday.
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New York farmers seek solutions as new invasive plant pest devastates berry crops

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 4:18pm
A new invasive insect has devastated northeastern berry crops, and growers are working with Cornell University plant experts to develop strategies to fight it.
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Hold the champagne: Improved US eating habits still aren't great; rich-poor diet gap has grown

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 4:00pm
Americans' eating habits have improved — except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet.
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Officials say new $1B power line will improve service in South Texas, rest of state

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 3:07pm
Construction continues on a new $1 billion electricity line in South Texas that officials said will not only improve service in the state's Rio Grande Valley but also allow energy generated in South Texas to be delivered to the rest of the state.
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Massive biotech office park planned for south Kansas City to seek tax breaks

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 2:14pm
Backers of a proposed biotech office park in south Kansas City are preparing to seek tax breaks for the 350-acre project.
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Towns hit by Sandy wrestle with questions of eminent domain in beach protection projects

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 1:42pm
The Long Island village of Asharoken (ASH'-uh-roh-kehn) faces a dilemma as it seeks to protect itself from erosion and other problems in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.
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French 2-year Bond Yield Turns Negative For First Time

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 12:13pm
The French 2-year bond yield has turned negative for the first time Monday.
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Pilot program puts Bhutanese refugees to work on New York dairy farms

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:55am
A pilot program underway in New York is putting Bhutanese refugees to work on dairy farms.
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Collection of century-old tobacco cards featuring baseball greats Cy Young, Ty Cobb for sale

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 10:32am
A small auction house that's becoming known for selling rare baseball memorabilia has come across a mother lode of cards prized by collectors.
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New 'World News' anchor David Muir wants to keep racking up frequent flier miles

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 9:51am
Among the stories David Muir will introduce during his first week as ABC's "World News" anchor is one he reported about a generation of Syrian refugees missing out on an education.
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Political veteran Caprio takes on newcomer Magaziner in Rhode Island treasurer's race

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 9:42am
Former Treasurer Frank Caprio is seeking a second term against a political newcomer frustrated with Rhode Island's failure to rebound from the recession.
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Startup of European pressurized nuclear reactor in Finland further delayed until 2018

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 6:55am
Finnish utility TVO says construction of the country's fifth nuclear reactor has been delayed again, with the plant not expected to go online until 2018 — nine years later than initially forecast.
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Norwegian oil firm Statoil reopens plant in Algeria after 5 workers killed in terror attack

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 6:13am
Norwegian oil company Statoil says it will resume operations at a gas field in Algeria, 19 months after five Norwegian workers were killed in a terrorist attack there.
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Russia Will Protect Its Economy Against New Sanctions: Lavrov

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 5:24am
Russia will act to protect its interests if the West imposes a new wave of sanctions, the country's foreign minister said Monday, according to media reports.
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