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Laos assures US it will help counter Chinese assertiveness

Legacies of War was founded in 2004 to raise awareness about the history of the Vietnam War-era bombing of Laos and advocate for greater USA fu...

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AT&T quarterly revenue rises 22.3 percent

AT&T had 2.8 million wireless net additions, with 2.2 million new subscribers in the US wireless categories. An oversaturated USA wireless ma...

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Analyst's Recommendation on: Southcross Energy Partners LP (SXE)

Finally, Barclays raised shares of Spectra Energy Partners, from an equal weight rating to an overweight rating and cut their target price for t...

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Feds say offices in DC area will be closed Monday

Those who do come into work are being told they must leave before noon, when all federal offices will be closed . OPM's decision to close t...

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SCOTUS To Hear Case Challenging Immigration Executive Order

The case challenges President Obama's expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Pe...

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Ducati Unveils draXter Concept Bike at Verona Expo

Ducati says the draXster concept interprets the XDiavel world from a "sports viewpoint". Their latest custom creation is called the draXter and ...

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United States court okays Obama immigration action review

Elissa Steglich, clinical professor at the University of Texas School of Law's Immigration Clinic. A federal judge temporarily blocked the...

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American Apparel bankruptcy plan approved, ending ex-CEO's hopes

Charney has been fighting to get back into American Apparel since he was served with a surprise termination letter in June 2014, and his allianc...

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Obama halts most new coal-mining leases on public lands

This is another step along the path that President Obama announced in Tuesday's State of the Union address to improve the way we manage our fo...

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Oil Prices Resume Downward Track

However, the hit to oil majors´ free cash flow was expected be less dramatic, with HSBC lowering its average projections for 2016 by 16% and by ...

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Costco, Fred Meyer have cheapest gas

With motorists expected to spend $17 billion less at the pump in 2016 compared to 2015, GasBuddy's 2016 Fuel Price Outlook virtually guarantees ...

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Why snow totals out of Washington, DC, aren't measuring up

Any government, no matter how otherwise incompetent, should be able to measure snow. The error prompted the National Weather Service (NWS) to ...

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Visual China Group buys Bill Gates-owned Corbis Entertainment

Visual China Group , which bought the Corbis treasure trove, immediately signed a distribution deal with Getty that allows Getty Images to sel...

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Argentine president says debt talks slower than expected

Only 40 days after coming to office, Argentine President Mauricio Macri has approved the creation of new high level state positions, with a tota...

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Volkswagen emissions scandal: technical fixes rejected in California

For starters, Nichols and her team were careful to note that their rejection of Volkswagen's proposal applies only to 2.0-liter diesels from Vol...

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McDonald's: A Great American McComeback?

The company acknowledged past year that its weak sales were due to "featured products and promotions did not achieve expected consumer response ...

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Red Wings win as the Dylan Larkin Hat Trick is born

Tavares trails only impending free-agent forward Kyle Okposo (35 points) for the team scoring lead with 33 points while Brock Nelson tops the Is...

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Cape Verde plays down US travel alert over Zika virus

The organizing committee will follow virus prevention and control measures provided by the authorities and provide relevant guidance to all who ...

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Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom Spotted Together Again

Bloom, who shot to fame playing Legolas in The Lord of The Rings movies, was married to former Victoria's Secret model Miranda Kerr from 2010 ...

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Chesapeake stock surges after announcement to suspend quarterly dividend payments

Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -22%. The company shares have dropped 82,57% in the past 52 Weeks. The financial leverage factor ...

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Supreme Court to rule on immigration executive order

The court, which has twice rejected challenges to Obama's signature legislative victory by upholding his health care law, will now rule on the...

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Delta Air misses 4Q expectations, sees unit revenue decline

The fourth-quarter net income of almost $1 billion came after a net loss of $712 million in the fourth quarter of 2014, when Delta wrote down mo...

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Kerry flags lifting sanctions on Russia

His comments came the day after a meeting of the so-called Minsk contact group - consisting of Ukraine, Russia, pro-Russian separatists, and the...

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Fate of famed NYC carriage horses may be set

For the animal rights activists who have been working for many years to ban horse-drawn carriages from Manhattan, one of the most distressing as...

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Oil price to fall as market 'drowns in over-supply'

Iran has been central to those fears, and Global sanctions against Tehran were lifted over the weekend. Indicating the glut may grow further, ...

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NYC Carriage Horse Plan Still Needs City Council Approval

Furthermore, the number of horses used to draw carriages would be trimmed from 180 to 110 by the end of the year. The Central Park horse carri...

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GE sells appliance business to China's Qingdao Haier for $5.4 bln

GE has been running an auction for the century-old appliance business since it abandoned a $3.3 billion sale to Swedish home appliances maker E...

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GM buys Sidecar assets and launches car-sharing service

General Motors launched a new car-sharing company this week that will allow customers to locate, reserve, unlock and even remotely start cars ...

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Things to know about 12-week-old Los Angeles gas leak

Air district officials said they calculate Porter Ranch residents already have a cancer risk from all toxic air pollutants of between 400 and 50...

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Three suspects arrested in Jakarta terror attacks

Police also boosted watch over embassies, hotels and resorts including the popular beachfront compounds in Bali, where Islamists militants stage...

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Shell expects 4th Q profits to drop by at least 40 percent

Markets tumbled on opening this morning as traders reacted to sliding oil prices, and as Royal Dutch Shell said its earnings are expected to mor...

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International Monetary Fund revises down global economic growth estimates

The 2015 bird flu epidemic, this one involving the H5N2 strain, forced the killing of 48 million birds throughout the country. Marsh alerted o...

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Tesla software update allows self-parking

Tesla also improved the cars' ability to auto-park in public. With the "summon" feature , a driver can tell her Tesla to park itself or ...

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General Electric to move global headquarters from Connecticut to Boston

The planned move is a blow to CT, which in December reduced corporate taxes to thwart criticism that the state is unfriendly to business. The ...

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Celine Dion's son delivers heartfelt speech at late father's funeral

Dion led the hundreds of people in attendance, accompanied by Celine's sons, her mother, and also a Rene's brother, Andre. Dion kept vigil o...

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