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2 Al-Jazeera journalists reunited with families after more than a year in Egypt prison

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 7:51am
Two Al-Jazeera English journalists were released from an Egyptian prison on Friday, after spending more than a year behind bars on terror-related charges in a case denounced as a sham by rights groups and the international community.
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Super PAC manager pleads guilty to illegally funneling money to bolster candidate's campaign

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 7:51am
A Virginia man who managed a losing congressional campaign while running a Super PAC has pleaded guilty to illegally funneling money from the PAC to bolster his candidate's campaign.
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FDA panel to review Swedish Match's request to sell snus products as 'modified risk' tobacco

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 7:48am
A Food and Drug Administration panel is planning to review smokeless tobacco maker Swedish Match's request to certify its General-branded pouches of tobacco as less harmful than cigarettes.
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IBM, village residents reach settlement in pollution lawsuit involving underground toxic plume

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 7:01am
A settlement has been reached in a $100 million lawsuit filed by businesses and residents of an upstate New York village where a toxic chemical from a former IBM plant polluted their neighborhoods.
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More than 100 jobs cut as Postal Service transfers Toledo mail sorting to Michigan

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 6:31am
Nearly half of the jobs at a sorting center in northwest Ohio will be eliminated as the Postal Service moves its local mail-sorting operation to Michigan.
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Police: Actor Emile Hirsch charged with assault after putting woman in chokehold at Sundance

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 5:04am
Actor Emile Hirsch was charged with assault after police said he put a studio executive in a chokehold and dragged her across a nightclub table while he was in Utah for the Sundance Film Festival.
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US envoy urges Japan businesses to push for trans-Pacific free trade pact

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 4:15am
A top U.S. envoy says Japan and the U.S. are moving closer to agreement on market opening measures but pressure from Japan's business community is needed to bridge the last, difficult disagreements.
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Put it on paws: Dog lovers from Norway to Nicaragua to Nairobi log in to watch Westminster

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 4:01am
The Westminster Kennel Club show starts next week in New York and dog lovers all over the world can step right into the judging ring, thanks to a new tech at America's top pooch pageant.
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Harvard educated more CEOs of newly public companies last year than its rivals

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 3:16am
Harvard produced the most graduates who were CEOs at their time of their companies' market debuts in 2014, according to Equilar, an executive compensation data firm.
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Seven Harvard grads were CEO when their companies went public, easily topping closest rivals

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 3:16am
Harvard is top of the IPO class for 2014.
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AP PHOTOS: Cuba moves into new luxury niche, breeding show horses for Latin America elites

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:19am
Already renowned for fine rum and fancy cigars, Cuba is carving out a new luxury niche that is attracting Latin American elites to the communist-run island: thoroughbred jumping horses.
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New York Times columnist David Carr, who wrote Media Equation column, dies at age 58

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:09am
New York Times media columnist David Carr has collapsed at his office and died at age 58.
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House Finance members push back on, question some of Walker's proposed budget cuts

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 11:42pm
Members of the House Finance Committee pushed back against parts of Gov. Bill Walker's budget plan Thursday, questioning if some of the cuts he identified were truly reductions.
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Hong Kong Stocks Rise Ahead Of China Credit Data

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 10:44pm
Hong Kong stocks headed higher Friday morning following a global advance overnight, helped by reports of a new cease-fire agreement between Russia and Ukraine, with the Hang Seng Index rising 0.6%.
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Asia Stocks: Latest Quotes

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 10:09pm
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average ) down 0.4% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index ) up 0.5% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index ) up 0.7% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200 ) up 2.1% ; Seoul (Kospi ) up 0.3% ; Taipei (Taiex ) up 0.4% Copyright © 2015 MarketWatch, Inc.
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Japan Blue-chip Stocks Edge Down, But Rakuten Rallies On Results

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 8:19pm
Japan blue-chip stocks sagged at the open Friday despite a positive read from futures, as investors took money off the table following the previous day's rally, as the yen rebounded against the greenback.
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Claman on Call: Groupon, Kraft Shares Sink After Earnings Releases

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 7:51pm
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Calendar of major business events scheduled for Friday

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 7:46pm
Major business and economic events scheduled for Friday: All times are Eastern BERLIN — Germany's Federal Statistical Office releases fourth-quarter gross domestic product figures for the country's economy, Europe's biggest.
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Australia Stocks Rally, With Rio Tinto Soaring On Buyback

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 7:33pm
Australian stocks whipped higher out of the gate Friday, tracking gains for both commodities and U.S. markets, while shares of Rio Tinto Ltd. jumped as investors looked past the miner's earnings miss and focused on confirmation of a hefty stock repurchase program worth $2 billion.
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Las Vegas officials told city is out of the running for professional soccer league expansion

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 7:30pm
Las Vegas officials said Thursday the city is out of the running for a U.S. professional soccer expansion franchise, at least until after 2018, and a proposed $200 million downtown stadium won't be built.
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