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Stolen Mexican radioactive material recovered - Merced Sun-Star

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 6:44pm

Business Recorder

Stolen Mexican radioactive material recovered
Merced Sun-Star
MEXICO CITY — Mexican authorities said Friday they have found a tiny amount of radioactive material that had been stolen along with the pickup truck that was carrying it. The head of the national civil defense office, Luis Felipe Puente, wrote in his Twitter ...
Mexico issues alert after small radioactive theftWZTV

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Mexico issues alert after small radioactive theft - 10News

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 6:00pm

10News

Mexico issues alert after small radioactive theft
10News
MEXICO CITY - Mexican authorities have issued an alert for local officials to be on the lookout for a tiny amount of stolen radioactive material. The Interior Department says a pickup truck carrying the iridium was stolen and later found. But the pen-point-sized ...

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SunTrust Mortgage settles federal probe for $320 million - Roanoke Times

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 3:54pm

SunTrust Mortgage settles federal probe for $320 million
Roanoke Times
CHARLOTTESVILLE — SunTrust Mortgage Inc. has agreed to pay up to $320 million to resolve allegations that it misled customers seeking loan modifications. The company and U.S. Attorney Timothy Heaphy announced the settlement Thursday. Settlement ...

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Family recycles VCR with hidden stash of cash - Sacramento Bee

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 3:40pm

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Family recycles VCR with hidden stash of cash
Sacramento Bee
SEATTLE -- A Shoreline, Washington, woman kept her stash of cash so secret that her family didn't realized they had tossed her savings when they recycled a VCR. Tony Hwang said his mother stored $6,000 in a bag inside the tape slot of a VCR, but didn't ...
Seattle Family Recycles VCR With $6000 InsideWLS-TV

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Oil train records show what Oregon tried to hide - Chron.com

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 3:08pm

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Oil train records show what Oregon tried to hide
Chron.com
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — When Oregon officials at last released oil train routing information after a month-long public records battle, they still decided to redact some information. But officials in neighboring Washington state had no such qualms.
New York considers releasing oil train detailsseattlepi.com

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New York officials consider releasing details of crude oil train shipment after ... - Fox Business

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 2:09pm

New York officials consider releasing details of crude oil train shipment after ...
Fox Business
FILE - In this July 16, 2013, file photo, railroad oil tankers are lined up at the Port of Albany in Albany, N.Y. While the federal government has ordered railroads to give states details about shipments of volatile crude oil from North Dakota's Bakken shale region, ...

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New York considers releasing oil train details - seattlepi.com

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 2:02pm

New York considers releasing oil train details
seattlepi.com
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — While the federal government ordered railroads a month ago to give states details about shipments of volatile crude oil from North Dakota's Bakken shale region, New York officials haven't decided whether to share that information with ...

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Seattle Family Recycles VCR With $6000 Inside - WLS-TV

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 12:51pm

WLS-TV

Seattle Family Recycles VCR With $6000 Inside
WLS-TV
What does a family do when a Seattle mom's secret hiding place for $6,000 in cash ends up at the scrap yard? Head to the dump. But not just any dump: a sustainable "zero waste zero landfill recycling operation" in Renton, Washington, outside Seattle.

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Green Mountain Power works to restore outages from storm - Rutland Herald

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 11:52am

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Green Mountain Power works to restore outages from storm
Rutland Herald
Green Mountain Power has restored power to more than 20,000 customers who lost power during yesterday's storm. The areas where damage was most extensive include towns along the Route 4 corridor, particularly around Poultney, Springfield, and ...
Vermont utility offering more wind turbine toursSFGate
Green Mountain Power says outages being restoredseattlepi.com

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Bitcoin Faces Regulatory Backlash as EU Tells Banks to Stay Away - Bloomberg

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 10:35am

Reuters

Bitcoin Faces Regulatory Backlash as EU Tells Banks to Stay Away
Bloomberg
Mt. Gox customer hold placards while protesting outside a building housing the headquarters of Mt. Gox and its parent company Tibanne Co. in Tokyo, Japan, on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. Mt. Gox, once the world's biggest Bitcoin exchange, filed for bankruptcy ...
Bitcoin pioneer calls for regulatory guidance from EUReuters India
UPDATE 1-EU banks watchdog advises lenders to shun bitcoinsReuters
EU Advise European Banks to Avoid BitcoinsUpstart Magazine
Irish Times -PCWorld
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Using Immediate Annuities to Guarantee Retirement Income - Wall Street Journal

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 10:00am

Using Immediate Annuities to Guarantee Retirement Income
Wall Street Journal
They're still a marginal product. But in exchange for a lump sum, they offer regular payments for life. Email; Print; Comments. Facebook. Twitter. Google+. LinkedIn. smaller; Larger. By. Walter Updegrave. July 4, 2014 10:00 a.m. ET. With thousands of baby ...

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Hungary acts on foreign-exchange loans - Financial Times

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 8:43am

Hungary acts on foreign-exchange loans
Financial Times
Hungary's parliament passed a law on Friday that will force banks to compensate borrowers for what the government says were “unfair” conditions applied to mostly foreign-exchange denominated loans issued in the years up to the financial crisis. The same ...

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Rate cut dents Scandinavian currencies - Financial Times

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 8:13am

Rate cut dents Scandinavian currencies
Financial Times
The biggest movers this week were Sweden's krona and Norway's krone after a rate cut by the Riksbank. With the aim of reducing the threat of deflation, a 25 basis point cut on Thursday had been expected but the Swedish central bank slashed to 0.25 per ...

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CEE MARKETS 2-Bank stocks fall on Erste, Hungarian bill - Reuters

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 7:51am

Budapest Business Journal

CEE MARKETS 2-Bank stocks fall on Erste, Hungarian bill
Reuters
(Adds Komercni Banka, Slovenian bank stocks fall) * Erste bank warns over profit, drags down bank stocks in region * OTP bank at 10-week low, Hungary to vote on bill which hits banks * Slovenian Aerodrom, Telekom fall as privatisation seen postponed By ...
OTP Set for Worst Week Since March on Loan Loss: Budapest MoverBusinessweek
Erste Bank Shares Plunge on Profit WarningWall Street Journal
Erste slides in Europe after bank warns of lossMarketWatch
Bloomberg -GlobalPost -CNBC.com
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World stocks hold at all-time high after bumper week - Yahoo Finance UK

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 7:36am

World stocks hold at all-time high after bumper week
Yahoo Finance UK
LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks were enjoying the view at an all-time high on Friday, lifted by a week of strong U.S. economic data and promises from the European Central Bank that cheap money will be sloshing around for years. European shares were ...

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Numsa rejects Seifsa's 8%-10% wage deal offer - BDlive

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 7:32am

BDlive

Numsa rejects Seifsa's 8%-10% wage deal offer
BDlive
THE National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) rejected a revised offer by employers in the metals and engineering sector on Thursday night, the Steel Engineering Industries Federation of SA (Seifsa) said on Friday. Numsa's 220,000 members in the ...
ZAR to USD Exchange Rate Volatile after South African StrikesAUD News
SACCI concerned about metals strikeCitizen
South Africa's metal workers, employers 'not far' from wage deal - union officialeuronews
Economic Times
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UPDATE 2-US "concerned" about being barred from GSK-linked China trial - Reuters

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 7:30am

BBC News

UPDATE 2-US "concerned" about being barred from GSK-linked China trial
Reuters
(Adds British Embassy comment para 4, Humphrey note paras 10-12). By John Ruwitch and Adam Jourdan. SHANGHAI, July 4 (Reuters) - The United States is worried that its officials have been barred from attending the Aug. 7 trial in China of British ...
US raises concern over China's secret trial of GSK investigatorsFinancial Times
US 'Concerned' About Ban From Glaxo Linked Investigator TrialBusinessweek
GSK's Chinese headacheBBC News
Telegraph.co.uk -Chicago Tribune -Belfast Telegraph
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Chinese patrol ships arrest 6 Vietnamese fishermen - Washington Post

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 7:14am

Thanh Nien Daily

Chinese patrol ships arrest 6 Vietnamese fishermen
Washington Post
HANOI, Vietnam — Chinese patrol ships arrested six Vietnamese fishermen in waters off China's Hainan Island, officials said Friday, an incident likely to heighten tensions between the nations as they spar over a territorial dispute. Chinese Foreign Ministry ...
China arrests Vietnamese nationals in traditional fishing groundsThanh Nien Daily
Amid China spat, Vietnam to build 32 patrol shipsBusiness Standard

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World stocks hold at all-time high after bumper week - Reuters

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 7:06am

Reuters

World stocks hold at all-time high after bumper week
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks were enjoying the view at an all-time high on Friday, lifted by a week of strong U.S. economic data and promises from the European Central Bank that cheap money will be sloshing around for years. European shares were ...
European Central Bank leaves benchmark interest rate unchanged at record-low ...The Missoulian
ECB won't reverse monetary policy soon: Credit SuisseMoneycontrol.com

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S.Africa's metal workers, employers "not far" from wage deal - union official - Reuters Africa

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 6:57am

S.Africa's metal workers, employers "not far" from wage deal - union official
Reuters Africa
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Striking engineering and metal workers and employers are "not very far from each other" on a wage deal to end a four-day walkout, the General Secretary of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) said on ...

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