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  1. Lumber Liquidators CEO diagnosed with leukemiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | Reuters

    Hardwood flooring retailer Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc's chief executive, John Presley, said on Tuesday he had been diagnosed with leukemia. "The good news is that it is a very treatable form of the disease with standard protocols for treatment, and we have caught it very early," Presley said in a letter to the company's shareholders and employees.

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  2. Global Markets-Shares gain as global economy fears ease; oil ralliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Reuters

    U.S. and European shares rebounded from recent weakness on Friday, with reassuring U.S. retail sales data boosting sentiment, while U.S. crude prices rallied from more than 12-year lows. Banking shares in the United States and Europe spiked, with the S&P financial index .SPSY last up 3.4 percent and the STOXX 600 Europe Banks index .SX7P gaining 5.6 percent.

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  3. Global Markets-Shares gain on reduced global economy fears; oil ralliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Reuters

    NEW YORK, Feb 12 U.S. and European shares rebounded from recent weakness on Friday, with reassuring U.S. retail sales data boosting sentiment, while U.S. crude prices rallied from more than 12-year lows. Banking shares in the United States and Europe spiked, with the S&P financial index last up 2.9 percent and the STOXX 600 Europe Banks index gaining 4.7 percent.

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  4. Nexstar reaches $2.25 billion deal to acquire Media GeneralRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Reuters

    Nexstar Broadcasting Group and Media General said Thursday they had reached a $2.25 billion deal to combine to create the second-largest U.S. broadcaster, in a deal that faces opposition from rival broadcaster Meredith Corp. U.S. broadcasters have been looking to consolidate in recent years to improve their ability to attract local ad dollars and lucrative fees collected from cable companies, which pay local TV stations to carry their signals. The announcement would mark the end of a more than four-month effort by the Irving, Texas-based Nexstar led by chief executive Perry Sook to buy Richmond, Virginia-based Media General and also ends a bid by Media General to buy New York-based Meredith Corp for $2.34 billion.

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  5. U.S. court keeps college football player sidelined in heatstroke caseRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2015 | Reuters

    A U.S. federal appeals court in Virginia ruled on Friday that a college football player who nearly died from heatstroke during a practice two years ago cannot rejoin the team at Towson University in Maryland, overturning a lower court's decision. The case involves Gavin Class, who was an offensive lineman on Towson's team but had been blocked by the school from returning to the squad after he collapsed during an August 2013 practice, with his body temperature rising to 108 degrees Fahrenheit .

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  6. U.S. court keeps college football player sidelined in heatstroke caseRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2015 | Reuters

    A U.S. federal appeals court in Virginia ruled on Friday that a college football player who nearly died from heatstroke during a practice two years ago cannot rejoin the team at Towson University in Maryland, overturning a lower court's decision. The case involves Gavin Class, who was an offensive lineman on Towson's team but had been blocked by the school from returning to the squad after he collapsed during an August 2013 practice, with his body temperature rising to 108 degrees Fahrenheit .

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  7. Video shows Virginia police using Tasers on man who diedRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2015 | Reuters

    Newly released videos apparently show three small-town Virginia police repeatedly using stun guns in 2013 on an unarmed man who died shortly afterwards. The videos obtained by MSNBC show Linwood Lambert Jr., 46, of Richmond, Virginia, being taken into custody by three South Boston officers on May 4, 2013.

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  8. Convicted Russian Taliban fighter to be sentenced in U.S. next monthRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2015 | Reuters

    The first enemy combatant from Afghanistan to be found guilty in a U.S. federal court of charges related to helping Taliban fighters will be sentenced next month, a judge ruled on Friday, according to a defense attorney. Irek Hamidullin, a former Russian army officer who became a Muslim jihadist, was convicted by a federal jury in Richmond, Virginia, in August on 15 charges tied to a Nov. 28, 2009 attack by Taliban-related insurgents on an Afghan police base.

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  9. Fed's Lacker, Kaplan meet with labor, community groupsRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2015 | Reuters

    Nov 4 Two Federal Reserve bank presidents on Wednesday met separately with community and labor groups that are pushing for continued near-zero interest rates just as U.S. central bankers appear to be only weeks away from raising them. Representatives of the groups said that by airing their concerns about labor market health to Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker and Dallas Fed President Rob Kaplan, they hope to help shape policymakers' understanding of the economy, if not necessarily their views on monetary policy.

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  10. RPT-U.S. aluminum premiums rise as Alcoa cutbacks signal turnaroundRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2015 | Reuters

    U.S. aluminum premiums have jumped to their highest in three months after Alcoa announced plans to idle the bulk of its U.S. smelting capacity, stirring speculation among traders that the market may have turned a corner. Spot CME Midwest premiums rose to 8 cents per lb on Monday for the biggest one-day jump in months as traders scrambled to secure metal in anticipation of lower domestic output even as global inventories are plentiful.

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  11. UK takeover rules frustrate Bud's pursuit of SABMillerRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2015 | Reuters

    When it comes to navigating Britain's strict new takeover rules, even a deal-making machine like Budweiser brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev can take a wrong turn. Just hours after making public its $100 billion proposal for SABMiller in what would be the biggest-ever UK company takeover, the Belgian firm was forced to issue an embarrassing clarification.

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  12. RPT-Alcoa's split brings losses from its aluminum smelters into focusRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2015 | Reuters

    Alcoa Inc's decision to split in two will sharpen pressure on one of the world's top aluminum producers to cut costs or close unprofitable smelting capacity, as worries over China's output mounts and prices hit multiyear lows. For the company that helped create the aluminum industry more than a century ago, separating the faster-growing plane and car parts business from the legacy primary smelting operations placates shareholders, who have complained that weak aluminum prices have battered the company's stock value.

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  13. Alcoa's split brings losses from its aluminum smelters into focusRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2015 | Reuters

    Alcoa Inc's decision to split in two will sharpen pressure on one of the world's top aluminum producers to cut costs or close unprofitable smelting capacity, as worries over China's output mounts and prices hit multiyear lows. For the company that helped create the aluminum industry more than a century ago, separating the faster-growing plane and car parts business from the legacy primary smelting operations placates shareholders, who have complained that weak aluminum prices have battered the company's stock value.

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  14. Sagan powers to world championship titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2015 | Reuters

    Sep 27, 2015; Richmond, VA, USA; Peter Sagan of Slovakia raises his hands in victory as he crosses the finish line in the UCI road cycling world championships at Richmond Road Circuit. Mandatory Credit: Andrew P. Scott-USA TODAY Sports Sep 27, 2015; Richmond, VA, USA; New world champion Peter Sagan is flanked by silver medalist Michael Matthews , left, and bronze medalist Ramunas Navardauskas , right, on the podium at Richmond Road Circuit.

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  15. UPDATE 1-Blackhawk wins Patriot Coal bankruptcy auctionRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2015 | Reuters

    Patriot Coal said Blackhawk Mining won a bankruptcy auction for the majority of its assets but did not disclose the terms. Lexington, Kentucky-based Blackhawk had agreed to act as the initial, or stalking horse, bidder for Patriot's assets, which include mines in West Virginia and reserves in other states.

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  16. Blackhawk Mining wins bankruptcy auction for Patriot CoalRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2015 | Reuters

    Blackhawk Mining LLC won a bankruptcy auction for the majority of the assets of Patriot Coal Corp, according to a statement from Patriot. The statement did not disclose the value of Blackhawk's winning bid.

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  17. Bankrupt Patriot Coal to start auction Monday for its assetsRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2015 | Reuters

    Bankrupt Patriot Coal Corp will hold an auction on Monday for its assets after multiple interested buyers emerged late last week to challenge an agreed deal with Blackhawk Mining LLC. "Patriot has received multiple qualified bids for substantially all of its assets," the company said in a statement on Monday. It did not identify the parties that qualified over the weekend to bid or say how many bidders will participate in the auction, which will be held in the New York law offices of the Kirkland & Ellis law firm.

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  18. Patriot Coal says in talks with new bidderRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2015 | Reuters

    Bankrupt Patriot Coal Corp is in "advanced stage" talks with a new potential bidder for the bulk of its assets, which could set up a contested auction on Monday, a company lawyer said on Wednesday. Patriot lawyer Stephen Hessler told the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Richmond, Virginia, that if the unidentified party made a bid, it would likely be similar to the deal proposed by Blackhawk Mining LLC. He did not elaborate.

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  19. Bankrupt coal miner Alpha gets approval for $692 mln loanRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2015 | Reuters

    Alpha Natural Resources, a major U.S. coal miner that filed for bankruptcy in August, has reached agreements with creditors that clears the way for it to borrow $692 million to finance its Chapter 11, a company lawyer told a court on Tuesday. The company's plan to borrow the money was initially opposed by unsecured creditors and mine workers, who feared it unnecessarily burdened the company with more debt and granted lenders too much sway over the company.

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  20. UPDATE 3-Media General to buy diversified media company Meredith for $2.34 blnRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2015 | Reuters

    Media General Inc said it would buy diversified media company Meredith Corp for about $2.34 billion to create the third-largest local TV station owner in the United States. The deal marks Media General's return to the print business, after it sold most of its newspapers to Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc for $142 million in 2012.

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