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WALB Albany
Michigan governor plans $360M for Flint, infrastructureLANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday proposed spending
Michigan governor plans $360M for Flint, infrastructure
WALB Albany / Posted 2 minutes ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday proposed spending hundreds of millions more dollars to address Flint's water crisis and to update infrastructure, including lead water pipes, in the city and across the state. The $195... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Time to take banking into own hands after HSBC closure notice « Shropshire StarI applaud the many protests and petitions organised that are sadly to no avail,
Time to take banking into own hands after HSBC closure notice « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 2 minutes ago
I applaud the many protests and petitions organised that are sadly to no avail, HSBC is not for changing. The closure programme arrived with no prior consultation with it’s customers or it seems it branch staff – totally unbelievable? In the Dee... Read more
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The Maui News
GEMS don’t glitter for school ACTo start, we will use $100 million of Green Energy Market Securitization funds
GEMS don’t glitter for school AC
The Maui News / Posted 2 minutes ago
To start, we will use $100 million of Green Energy Market Securitization funds to immediately install energy-efficiency measures and air-conditioning units in classrooms where our children need it the most. By using existing GEMS program dollars, the... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
NRF forecasts retail sales growth of 3.1 percent in 2016NEW YORK (AP) — The National Retail Federation is forecasting retail spending g
NRF forecasts retail sales growth of 3.1 percent in 2016
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 3 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) — The National Retail Federation is forecasting retail spending growth of 3.1 percent in 2016, a slowdown from the group's annual estimate a year ago. The nation's largest retail trade industry group says the uptick would top the... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Shanks sells half its share in Wakefield Waste PFI for £30mThe company behind the district’s £750m waste recycling plant is planning to se
Shanks sells half its share in Wakefield Waste PFI for £30m
Wakefield Today / Posted 3 minutes ago
The company behind the district’s £750m waste recycling plant is planning to sell half its share in the scheme. Wakefield Council’s cabinet will be asked to approve the sale by Shanks Group of 49.9 per cent of its equity in the South Kirkby plant... Read more
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express
Can you guess where in Britain has the biggest mortgage debts?REVEALED: HUGE jumps in house prices have forced homeowners in London and the
Can you guess where in Britain has the biggest mortgage debts?
express / Posted 3 minutes ago
REVEALED: HUGE jumps in house prices have forced homeowners in London and the South East to take on the biggest debts relative to their income, analysis has revealed. House prices... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
How sick are Europe's banks?Germany may be leading the way in the euro zone but the same can't be said abou
How sick are Europe's banks?
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 4 minutes ago
Germany may be leading the way in the euro zone but the same can't be said about its flagship bank. Deutsche Bank was slow to reform and restructure and it's paying the price. Its shares have fallen 40 per cent since the start of the year and they... Read more
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Southwest Daily News
Obama unveils record $4.1 trillion election year budget President Barack Obama on Tuesday unveiled a record $4.1 trillion, election-y
Obama unveils record $4.1 trillion election year budget
Southwest Daily News / Posted 4 minutes ago
President Barack Obama on Tuesday unveiled a record $4.1 trillion, election-year budget that finances Democratic priorities like education, health care and climate change with new taxes on... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Aldermen formalize electric rate reductionNew Bern aldermen once again agreed to lower electric rates for city customers
Aldermen formalize electric rate reduction
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 4 minutes ago
New Bern aldermen once again agreed to lower electric rates for city customers Tuesday night, this time by 1.25 percent, effective April 1.Aldermen held a special meeting Feb. 1 to discuss possibly lowering electric rates after the city and all the... Read more
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The Irish Times
US stocks rebound on Yellen’s rates remarksHowever, Ms Yellen acknowledged that the weakness in the global economy could k
US stocks rebound on Yellen’s rates remarks
The Irish Times / Posted 4 minutes ago
However, Ms Yellen acknowledged that the weakness in the global economy could knock the US economy off track from an otherwise solid course. Fears of a China-led global economic slowdown, along with oil’s steep slide since the Fed raised rates in... Read more
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The Irish Times
Global threats could derail pace of US rate hikes, warns chair of Federal Reserve Janet YellenThe US economy faces a number of global threats that could derail growth and co
Global threats could derail pace of US rate hikes, warns chair of Federal Reserve Janet Yellen
The Irish Times / Posted 4 minutes ago
The US economy faces a number of global threats that could derail growth and compel the Federal Reserve to slow the pace of future interest rate hikes, chair Janet Yellen has said. In her report to Congress on Wednesday, she noted the widening... Read more
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The Irish Times
Anglo case hears of ‘green jersey agenda’ at the banksA former Anglo Irish Bank director has told the trial of four senior bankers ac
Anglo case hears of ‘green jersey agenda’ at the banks
The Irish Times / Posted 4 minutes ago
A former Anglo Irish Bank director has told the trial of four senior bankers accused of conspiring to mislead investors that there was a “green jersey agenda” which involved banks working together to help each other out during the financial turmoil... Read more
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EuroNews
Deutsche Bank’s shares get boost from bond buyback reportsDeutsche Bank’s shares rebounded on Wednesday following reports that it is cons
Deutsche Bank’s shares get boost from bond buyback reports
EuroNews / Posted 5 minutes ago
Deutsche Bank’s shares rebounded on Wednesday following reports that it is considering buying back several billion euros of its debt. Germany’s flagship lender rose at one stage by 17 percent and was up 10.28 percent at the close. Other European... Read more
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EuroNews
Kremlin ‘considering stimulus plan for Russian economy’The Kremlin is reportedly considering a stimulus plan to revive Russia’s batter
Kremlin ‘considering stimulus plan for Russian economy’
EuroNews / Posted 5 minutes ago
The Kremlin is reportedly considering a stimulus plan to revive Russia’s battered economy but with no clear idea as to where some of the money will come from. The Bloomberg financial agency says it has seen a copy of the anti-crisis plan presented... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
Why a consumer group thinks oil companies worked together to inflate gas pricesCollusion among California oil refiners “artificially inflated” pump prices in
Why a consumer group thinks oil companies worked together to inflate gas prices
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 5 minutes ago
Collusion among California oil refiners “artificially inflated” pump prices in a move that enabled oil companies to make a “killing” in the wake of an explosion last winter at ExxonMobil’s Torrance refinery, nonprofit group Consumer Watchdog alleged... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Michigan governor plans $360M for Flint, infrastructureLANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday proposed spending
Michigan governor plans $360M for Flint, infrastructure
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 5 minutes ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday proposed spending hundreds of millions more dollars to address Flint's water crisis and to update infrastructure, including lead water pipes, in the city and across the state. The $195... Read more
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Market Watch
Yellen says Fed isn’t sure whether it’s legal to adopt negative ratesFederal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen prepares to testify before the House Fi
Yellen says Fed isn’t sure whether it’s legal to adopt negative rates
Market Watch / Posted 5 minutes ago
Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen prepares to testify before the House Financial Services Committee WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said Wednesday there are legal issues that needed to be cleared up before... Read more
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Market Watch
Treasury yields pull back as Yellen testifies before CongressTreasury yields retreated from session highs as Federal Reserve Chairwoman Jane
Treasury yields pull back as Yellen testifies before Congress
Market Watch / Posted 5 minutes ago
Treasury yields retreated from session highs as Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen appeared cautious on the outlook of the U.S. economy, but didn’t back away from additional, gradual, interest-rate hikes. In her testimony to the House Financial... Read more
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Market Watch
Peso trouble for Mexico spells more trouble for TexasCheap oil has already hurt the Texan economy. A falling Mexican peso could add
Peso trouble for Mexico spells more trouble for Texas
Market Watch / Posted 5 minutes ago
Cheap oil has already hurt the Texan economy. A falling Mexican peso could add more stress by cutting into the state’s exports. The latest trouble in the oil patch has already gashed the Texas economy. Now a big drop in the buying power of the... Read more
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Market Watch
Is the S&P 500 a 2008-style meltdown or a bear trap?Intense selling dominated the first 20 days of 2016, but the next 20 days were
Is the S&P 500 a 2008-style meltdown or a bear trap?
Market Watch / Posted 5 minutes ago
Intense selling dominated the first 20 days of 2016, but the next 20 days were chewed up by sideways trading without any net progress. Here is the year-to-date “tale of two markets” at a glance. Periods of intense selling tend to spark discussions... Read more
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Market Watch
To stave off currency war, is it time for a coordinated response to the Chinese yuan?With investors fearing a further, significant fall in the value of China’s yuan
To stave off currency war, is it time for a coordinated response to the Chinese yuan?
Market Watch / Posted 5 minutes ago
With investors fearing a further, significant fall in the value of China’s yuan currency could send more shock waves through international financial markets, some strategists think it’s time for global policy makers to come up with a coordinated plan... Read more
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Market Watch
U.S. stocks trim gains as Yellen testifies before CongressU.S. stocks rallied then trimmed gains on Wednesday as Federal Reserve Chairwom
U.S. stocks trim gains as Yellen testifies before Congress
Market Watch / Posted 5 minutes ago
U.S. stocks rallied then trimmed gains on Wednesday as Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen testified before a congressional committee. In prepared remarks, the Fed chief said financial conditions “have become less supportive to growth” and... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Michigan governor plans $360M for Flint, infrastructureLANSING, Mich. (AP) � Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday proposed spending
Michigan governor plans $360M for Flint, infrastructure
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 5 minutes ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) � Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday proposed spending hundreds of millions more dollars to address Flint's water crisis and to update infrastructure, including lead water pipes, in the city and across the state. The $195... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Michigan governor plans $360M for Flint, infrastructureLANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday proposed spending
Michigan governor plans $360M for Flint, infrastructure
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 6 minutes ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday proposed spending hundreds of millions more dollars to address Flint's water crisis and to update infrastructure, including lead water pipes, in the city and across the state. The $195... Read more
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The Register
Data wranglers Trifacta wangle themselves $35m in VC cashIn Brief Self-service-as-a-service start-up Trifacta has proudly announced that
Data wranglers Trifacta wangle themselves $35m in VC cash
The Register / Posted 6 minutes ago
In Brief Self-service-as-a-service start-up Trifacta has proudly announced that it has raised $35m in VC cash for "growth financing". Trifacta aims to help non-technical folk get a hold of their data, and managed to capture some of the least... Read more
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KMBC-TV Kansas City
KCK police ID man, woman found shot to deathFederal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen sees warning signs ahead for the U.S. econom
KCK police ID man, woman found shot to death
KMBC-TV Kansas City / Posted 7 minutes ago
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen sees warning signs ahead for the U.S. economy. Testifying before members of the U.S. Congress on Wednesday, Yellen acknowledged that see sees several risks to U.S. economic growth -- borrowing costs are rising,... Read more
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Times News
Monroe Habitat for Humanity seeks applicantsMonroe County Habitat for Humanity is looking for working people in the Pocono
Monroe Habitat for Humanity seeks applicants
Times News / Posted 8 minutes ago
Monroe County Habitat for Humanity is looking for working people in the Pocono Mountain area who may qualify to partner with them to own a home in Blakeslee. The home is 5 years old with geothermal heat, four bedrooms and will sell for $79,000 with... Read more
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Canberra Times
Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen links US interest rate path to global market turmoilYellen kept the door open for a rate increase in March, though she didn't expli
Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen links US interest rate path to global market turmoil
Canberra Times / Posted 8 minutes ago
Yellen kept the door open for a rate increase in March, though she didn't explicitly refer to any tightening timeline or the Fed's next meeting. Photo: Susan Walsh Chair Janet Yellen said the Federal Reserve still expects to raise interest rates... Read more
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Canberra Times
BP sees doubling in US shale output by 2035Shale production is set to grow from around 4 million barrels per day (bpd) tod
BP sees doubling in US shale output by 2035
Canberra Times / Posted 8 minutes ago
Shale production is set to grow from around 4 million barrels per day (bpd) today to 8 million bpd in the 2030s, BP forecasts. Photo: Bloomberg US shale oil production will double over the next 20 years as drillers that became more efficient amid a... Read more
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Western Advocate
Mariah’s flawless diamond influenceIt's a 35-carat flawless diamond worth an estimated $10 million dollars that is
Mariah’s flawless diamond influence
Western Advocate / Posted 9 minutes ago
It's a 35-carat flawless diamond worth an estimated $10 million dollars that is influencing couples across the city as they look at engagement rings. ON TREND: Regency Jewellers manager Melissa Elliott says demand for larger diamonds has soared... Read more
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