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  1. Global Markets-Wall St dips; Greece negotiating team rejig boosts EuropeRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | Reuters

    Wall Street fell modestly on Monday following healthcare stocks, but European shares and the euro advanced on optimism over talks between Greece and its lenders after Greece reshuffled its negotiating team. The S&P Healthcare index was last down 1.28 percent, with a 3-percent drop in Amgen contributing to the S&P 500's retreat from an intraday record peak and dragging on the Nasdaq.

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  2. Global Markets-Shares rise on Europe relief, optimism on AppleRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | Reuters

    A measure of equity markets worldwide hit record highs on Monday as optimism over Greece supported European stocks while U.S. shares added to last week's gains ahead of Apple results and a Federal Reserve policy meeting. The Nasdaq inched closer to its record intraday high after the index, as well as the S&P 500, notched record closes on Friday.

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  3. Would-be Reagan assassin faces hearing that could expand freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Reuters

    A U.S. federal judge begins hearings on Wednesday on whether would-be presidential assassin John Hinckley Jr. could get more time outside the mental hospital where he has lived since shooting Ronald Reagan in 1981. Hinckley, 59, has been allowed since December 2013 to leave Washington's St. Elizabeths Hospital for 17 days a month to stay with his mother in Williamsburg, Virginia.

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  4. Supreme Court declines to review North Carolina voting lawRead the original story

    Monday Apr 6 | Reuters

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to review the legality of new Republican-backed voting restrictions in North Carolina that were part of a law opponents argued was aimed at making it harder for voters who tend to favor Democrats to cast ballots. The court rejected the state's appeal of an October decision by the Richmond, Virginia-based 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that found that parts of the 2013 law should be provisionally blocked while litigation continues.

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  5. Global Markets-Shares rise ahead of U.S. jobs data; oil fallsRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | Reuters

    U.S. stocks climbed on Thursday after two sessions of losses, as a fall in jobless claims raised optimism ahead of a key payrolls report, while oil tumbled on fears of worsening oversupply if sanctions over Iran's nuclear program are dropped. Data showing an unexpected fall in the number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits boosted sentiment before the U.S. Labor Department's nonfarm payrolls report for March, which will be released on the Good Friday holiday.

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  6. Your Practice-'Life coaching' sets advisers apart from robo-competitorsRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | Reuters

    Some advisers are playing up an extra role as their clients' "life coach," since investment skills alone may no longer be enough to stand out in a field now replete with computer-generated advice. Advisers are often in a unique position to provide personal coaching to clients apart from money issues.

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  7. U.S. international-focused stock fund demand highest since Sept. -ICIRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | Reuters

    Investors poured $2.36 billion into U.S.-based mutual funds that specialize in international stocks in the week ended Feb. 25 on the view that stock valuations are more attractive overseas, data from the Investment Company Institute showed on Wednesday. The inflows were the biggest since early September, according to the data from ICI, a U.S. mutual fund trade organization.

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  8. UPDATE 1-Record-breaking cold in U.S. Midwest heads to frigid East CoastRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Reuters

    Bone-chilling cold in the U.S. Midwest shattered records in Chicago on Thursday, closing schools and starting its trudge eastward to an already frozen Boston and New York. Arctic air was expected to keep its grip on the nation's midsection on Friday morning, a day after the minus 8 degrees Fahrenheit measured in Chicago broke the low temperature record of minus 7 degrees for the day set in 1936, said National Weather Service meteorologist Bob Oravec.

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  9. Record-breaking cold in U.S. Midwest heads to frigid East CoastRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Reuters

    Bone-chilling cold in the U.S. Midwest shattered records in Chicago on Thursday, closing schools and starting its trudge eastward to an already frozen Boston and New York. Arctic air was expected to keep its grip on the nation's midsection on Friday morning, a day after the minus 8 degrees Fahrenheit measured in Chicago broke the low temperature record of minus 7 degrees for the day set in 1936, said National Weather Service meteorologist Bob Oravec.

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  10. Global Markets-Shares slip on Greece worries, oil up on Opec outlookRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | Reuters

    Stock indexes worldwide slipped on Monday on fears of Greece leaving the euro zone and concerns over conflict in Ukraine, while oil prices surged after an optimistic demand forecast from OPEC. Wall Street and European shares slumped a day after Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras ruled out extending the country's bailout and said he would reverse some of the reforms imposed by its lenders, raising fears of a Greek exit from the euro zone.

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  11. U.S. regulators sue former Capital One employees for insider tradingRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | Reuters

    U.S. securities regulators have accused two former Capital One Financial Corp data analysts with engaging in insider trading based on sales data the credit card issuer had collected from millions of its customers. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday filed a lawsuit in federal court in Philadelphia against Bonan Huang and Nan Huang, saying the analysts used the nonpublic data to trade in the shares of consumer retail companies ahead of sales and earnings reports.

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  12. Global Markets-Shares gain on strong U.S. GDP data; oil risesRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | Reuters

    U.S. and European shares rose on Tuesday, with the Dow industrials topping 18,000 for the first time after an unexpectedly strong report on U.S. economic growth supported risk appetite and lifted oil prices. Both the Dow and the S&P 500 hit intraday record highs after the Commerce Department said the final estimate of U.S. gross domestic product for the third quarter was revised up to a 5 percent annual pace, its quickest in 11 years, from 3.9 percent reported last month.

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  13. Global Markets-Shares gain on strong U.S. GDP data, oil steadiesRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | Reuters

    U.S. and European shares rose on Tuesday, with the Dow industrials topping 18,000 for the first time after an unexpectedly strong report on U.S. economic growth supported risk appetite and eased concerns about falling oil prices. Both the Dow and the S&P 500 hit intraday record highs after the Commerce Department said the final estimate of U.S. gross domestic product for the third quarter was revised up to a 5 percent annual pace, its quickest in 11 years, from 3.9 percent reported last month.

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  14. UPDATE 1-U.S. court strikes down North Carolina ultrasound abortion lawRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | Reuters

    A North Carolina law requiring women seeking an abortion to have an ultrasound of the fetus performed and described to them is unconstitutional because it forces doctors to voice the state's message discouraging the procedure, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Monday. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a district judge's decision striking down the 2011 law, which was passed by North Carolina's Republican-led legislature over a veto by then-Governor Beverly Perdue, a Democrat.

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  15. U.S. opts not to force N.Y. Times reporter to reveal sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Reuters

    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has decided not to force a New York Times reporter to divulge the identity of a confidential source for a book that detailed a failed CIA effort to undermine Iran's nuclear weapons program, a person familiar with the decision said on Friday. Federal prosecutors had wanted James Risen's testimony because they think information in his 2006 book "State of War" was leaked by former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling, who is facing trial.

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  16. UPDATE 1-Japanese stock funds worldwide attract $1.2 bln inflows - BofARead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | Reuters

    Investors worldwide poured $1.2 billion into Japanese stock funds in the week ended Nov. 19 on the Bank of Japan's increased stimulus and a delay to the country's planned sales tax hike, data from a Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research report showed on Friday. Japan was the only major country or region to see inflows over the latest weekly period, according to the report, which also cited data from fund-tracker EPFR Global.

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  17. Teamsters pull ballot petition for FedEx Freight Virginia facilityRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | Reuters

    The Teamsters union on Thursday withdrew a petition asking for a secret ballot election for drivers at a Richmond, Virginia, facility of FedEx Corp's trucking unit. The Teamsters did not immediately respond to a query asking why the petition was withdrawn, but the decision comes a day after the union won a ballot at a FedEx facility in South Carolina and withdrew another petition in New Jersey.

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  18. Russian charged in Afghan attack makes U.S. court appearanceRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | Reuters

    A former Russian army officer facing terrorism charges for a 2009 attack on U.S. and Afghan forces made an initial appearance in federal court on Tuesday, the Justice Department said. The suspect, Irek Ilgiz Hamidullin, was arrested in November 2009 and held by the Department of Defense in Afghanistan.

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  19. U.S. top court rejects South Korean company's appeal in Kevlar caseRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | Reuters

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to weigh whether a judge who presided over a high-stakes trade secrets fight involving DuPont Co's Kevlar product should have recused himself. The high court's action means that an appeals court ruling that threw out a $919.9 million jury verdict that DuPont won against Kolon Industries Inc and ordered a new trial stays intact.

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  20. Media General gets US approval to buy LIN Media after divestituresRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | Reuters

    Media General Inc has won U.S. antitrust approval to buy LIN Media LLC after agreeing to divest television stations in five markets, the Justice Department said on Thursday. To win government approval for the deal, the companies agreed to sell one station in Birmingham, Alabama, two in Savannah, Georgia, one near Alabama's border with Florida, one near Rhode Island's border with Massachusetts and two in Wisconsin.

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