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KIII Corpus Christi
US stocks plunge after bleak Chinese manufacturing reportNEW YORK (AP) - Markets are turning turbulent again after investors were unnerv
US stocks plunge after bleak Chinese manufacturing report
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted a minute ago
NEW YORK (AP) - Markets are turning turbulent again after investors were unnerved by more signs of weakness in China, the world's second-largest economy. U.S. stocks sank 3 percent Tuesday, their third-worst drop this year. The two bigger falls... Read more
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Daily News
Former ITN chairman questionedFormer ITN Chairman Anura Siriwardena was yesterday summoned before the Preside
Former ITN chairman questioned
Daily News / Posted a minute ago
Former ITN Chairman Anura Siriwardena was yesterday summoned before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry on the allegations of broadcasting advertisements worth Rs. 115 million for former President Mahinda Rajapaksa for which payments have not been... Read more
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Daily News
Nabbed for selling liquor illegallyTwo youths who were selling liquor on full moon Poya Day sans permits at the Da
Nabbed for selling liquor illegally
Daily News / Posted a minute ago
Two youths who were selling liquor on full moon Poya Day sans permits at the Dambulla sacred area, were taken into custody by Dambulla Police. The police said they engage in this illegal act on almost all full moon Poya Days. Since all bars and... Read more
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Daily News
Swarnamahal to raise money to ward off negative impactThe declining global gold prices has had a severe negative impact to the bottom
Swarnamahal to raise money to ward off negative impact
Daily News / Posted a minute ago
The declining global gold prices has had a severe negative impact to the bottom line of Swarnamahal Financial Services,Chairman Jeevaka Edirisinghe said. “Though the Financial Year 2014/15 has not been a profitable year the company was able to... Read more
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Daily News
DFCC, DFCC Vardhana Bank amalgamation approvedThe amalgamation of DFCC Bank PLC (DFCC) and DFCC Vardhana Bank PLC (DVB) was u
DFCC, DFCC Vardhana Bank amalgamation approved
Daily News / Posted a minute ago
The amalgamation of DFCC Bank PLC (DFCC) and DFCC Vardhana Bank PLC (DVB) was unanimously approved by the shareholders of the two companies, at the Extraordinary General Meetings held on August 28. The Banks have received the letter of provisional... Read more
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Daily News
ICRA assigns [SL]BBB- rating to Sanasa BankICRA Lanka Limited, a group company of Moody’s Investors Service has assigned t
ICRA assigns [SL]BBB- rating to Sanasa Bank
Daily News / Posted a minute ago
ICRA Lanka Limited, a group company of Moody’s Investors Service has assigned the Issuer rating of [SL]BBB- (pronounced SL triple B minus) with a Positive outlook to Sanasa Development Bank. The rating factors in SDB’s established position,... Read more
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Daily News
Life Insurance policies to surge to Rs 50 bInsurance Board of Sri Lanka (IBSL) estimates that value of Lift insurance poli
Life Insurance policies to surge to Rs 50 b
Daily News / Posted a minute ago
Insurance Board of Sri Lanka (IBSL) estimates that value of Lift insurance polices is likely to increase to Rs.50 billion by end of 2015. This was at Rs. 43 billion in 2014. IBSL Director General Damayanthi Fernando speaking at the Life Insurance... Read more
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Daily News
Nestlé Lanka reaffirms Rs 10 b long term planNestlé Sri Lanka, reaffirmed its investment commitment to Sri Lanka as part of
Nestlé Lanka reaffirms Rs 10 b long term plan
Daily News / Posted a minute ago
Nestlé Sri Lanka, reaffirmed its investment commitment to Sri Lanka as part of the company’s Rs. 10 billion long-term investment plan. “Nestlé Lanka announced an ambitious Rs. 10 billion investment plan a few years back .Our commitment to Sri Lanka... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
US presidential hopeful Marco Rubio to visit Puerto RicoA spokeswoman told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the Florida senator wil
US presidential hopeful Marco Rubio to visit Puerto Rico
Dayton Daily News / Posted 3 minutes ago
A spokeswoman told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the Florida senator will meet with supporters on Friday in the capital of San Juan. Puerto Rico residents cannot vote in U.S. presidential elections but can participate in primaries. A growing... Read more
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NJ Biz
Nippon Paint renews lease at Sanzari-owned Hackensack plazaNippon Paint (USA) Inc., a subsidiary of Nippon Paint Holdings Co. Ltd., announ
Nippon Paint renews lease at Sanzari-owned Hackensack plaza
NJ Biz / Posted 3 minutes ago
Nippon Paint (USA) Inc., a subsidiary of Nippon Paint Holdings Co. Ltd., announced Tuesday that it has renewed 3,400 square feet of space at Glenpointe Centre East in Teaneck. The Glenpointe Centre East, located at 300 Frank W. Burr Blvd., is part... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Vacancy Rates In NWA Are At Record LowsSPRINGDALE (KFSM) — Vacancy rates for multifamily and commercial real estate ac
Vacancy Rates In NWA Are At Record Lows
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 4 minutes ago
SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — Vacancy rates for multifamily and commercial real estate across the Northwest Arkansas region are at the lowest level ever recorded, according to Arvest Bank’s first-half 2015 Skyline Report. Vacancy rates throughout the region... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Dow falls 500 points on more China fearsNEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Here we go again. Stocks took another nosedive Tuesday f
Dow falls 500 points on more China fears
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 4 minutes ago
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Here we go again. Stocks took another nosedive Tuesday following more fears about a slowdown in China's economy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged nearly 470 points, or 2.8%, and is 12% below the all-time high it set in... Read more
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Park Record
ConocoPhillips says it's cutting 10 percent of jobsNEW YORK (AP) — Energy company ConocoPhillips says it is cutting around 1,810 j
ConocoPhillips says it's cutting 10 percent of jobs
Park Record / Posted 5 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Energy company ConocoPhillips says it is cutting around 1,810 jobs, or 10 percent of its workforce, following a plunge that took oil prices to their lowest levels in years. The biggest proportion of the job cuts will be in North... Read more
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WMUR New Hampshire
Dow falls 470 points on more China fearsSeptember started ominously on Wall Street Tuesday with a 470-point drop in the
Dow falls 470 points on more China fears
WMUR New Hampshire / Posted 6 minutes ago
September started ominously on Wall Street Tuesday with a 470-point drop in the Dow Jones industrial average. Weakness in China, the world's second-largest economy, is a major concern for traders. Two separate reports that came out Tuesday morning... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Municipal sales tax sharing discussions begin in Sullivan CountyCopyright © 2015 Mid-Hudson News Network, a division of Statewide News Network,
Municipal sales tax sharing discussions begin in Sullivan County
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 7 minutes ago
Copyright © 2015 Mid-Hudson News Network, a division of Statewide News Network, Inc. This story may not be reproduced in any form, by any media, without express written consent. This includes rewriting, broadcasting and/or printing of material from... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The 10 best French hot hatchesRenault has just revealed a new Renaultsport Megane. It's called the Cup-S, and
The 10 best French hot hatches
Daily Telegraph / Posted 8 minutes ago
Renault has just revealed a new Renaultsport Megane. It's called the Cup-S, and in line with all of Renault's Cup models, it's been shorn of some of the creature comforts of the standard Renaultsport Megane and fitted with the optional, stiffer Cup... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
US presidential hopeful Marco Rubio to visit Puerto RicoSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio is sch
US presidential hopeful Marco Rubio to visit Puerto Rico
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 8 minutes ago
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio is scheduled to visit the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico this week. A spokeswoman told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the Florida senator will meet with supporters on... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Does Poundland really need an online store?But given that the pound shop sub-sector is increasingly infringing on the trad
Does Poundland really need an online store?
Daily Telegraph / Posted 8 minutes ago
But given that the pound shop sub-sector is increasingly infringing on the traditional turf of supermarkets, one of a confluence of events that are continuing to hurt the “Big Four”, it would seem odd for the new kids on the block to try to emulate... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
McDonald's will use real butter instead of liquid margarineIf you order an Egg McMuffin from McDonald's in the near future, it might taste
McDonald's will use real butter instead of liquid margarine
KGTV San Diego / Posted 10 minutes ago
If you order an Egg McMuffin from McDonald's in the near future, it might taste a tad different than what you're used to. No reason has been given for the switch, but CNBC, which first reported the news, stated unknown sources said "the rollout... Read more
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Profit Confidential
Canadian Economy Hit by RecessionThings aren’t going so well for our neighbor in the north. On Tuesday September
Canadian Economy Hit by Recession
Profit Confidential / Posted 11 minutes ago
Things aren’t going so well for our neighbor in the north. On Tuesday September 1st, Statistics Canada reported that real GDP (gross domestic product) in the Great White North declined for the second consecutive quarter, sending the country into a... Read more
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Sky News Australia
US manufacturing activity slows in AugustUS manufacturing activity slowed in August with growth in new orders, output an
US manufacturing activity slows in August
Sky News Australia / Posted 11 minutes ago
US manufacturing activity slowed in August with growth in new orders, output and hiring all down, the Institute for Supply Management says. The ISM purchasing managers index (PMI) for the manufacturing sector fell to 51.1 in August, the lowest level... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Red tape concerns corporate AustraliaThe nation's top companies have themselves to blame as much as government for b
Red tape concerns corporate Australia
Sky News Australia / Posted 11 minutes ago
The nation's top companies have themselves to blame as much as government for being wrapped up in red tape. According to a survey of 50 chief executives and chairmen from Australia's top 200 listed companies, two thirds say regulation is on the rise... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Economic growth to soften GDPThe Australian economy looks to have slowed in the second quarter of 2015 as ex
Economic growth to soften GDP
Sky News Australia / Posted 12 minutes ago
The Australian economy looks to have slowed in the second quarter of 2015 as export volumes and prices fell. Economists expect Wednesday's national accounts to show the economy grew by around 0.5 per cent in the three months to June, down from 0.9... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Chinese market creates global volatilityIt has been another volatile day on global markets after bad economic data out
Chinese market creates global volatility
Sky News Australia / Posted 12 minutes ago
It has been another volatile day on global markets after bad economic data out of China led to concerns over the pace of growth. Activity in the nation's factory sector shrank at its fastest rate in at least 3 years, in August while the labour... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Yahoo chief Mayer says she's pregnant with twinsSAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is pregnant with identical twins.
Yahoo chief Mayer says she's pregnant with twins
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 12 minutes ago
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is pregnant with identical twins. Mayer, 40, said on her blog that she and her husband are expecting twin girls in December. "I have some exciting news to share - I'm pregnant!" wrote on Tumblr late... Read more
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WA Today
Australian dollar hits six-year low on China fearsUnder pressure: The Australian dollar fell by more than one per cent overnight.
Australian dollar hits six-year low on China fears
WA Today / Posted 12 minutes ago
Under pressure: The Australian dollar fell by more than one per cent overnight. Photo: Louie Douvis The Australian dollar plunged to a six-year low as a decline in China's official factory gauge eroded the outlook for commodities demand. The... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
US presidential hopeful Marco Rubio to visit Puerto RicoSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio is sch
US presidential hopeful Marco Rubio to visit Puerto Rico
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 13 minutes ago
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio is scheduled to visit the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico this week. A spokeswoman told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the Florida senator will meet with supporters on... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
ConocoPhillips says it's cutting 10 percent of jobsNEW YORK (AP) - Energy company ConocoPhillips says it is cutting around 1,810 j
ConocoPhillips says it's cutting 10 percent of jobs
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 13 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) - Energy company ConocoPhillips says it is cutting around 1,810 jobs, or 10 percent of its workforce, following a plunge that took oil prices to their lowest levels in years. The biggest proportion of the job cuts will be in North... Read more
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Eu Business
French watchdog to probe ex-Alcatel-Lucent chief's EUR 14m payout — EU(PARIS) - France's markets watchdog said Tuesday it would examine a deal that c
French watchdog to probe ex-Alcatel-Lucent chief's EUR 14m payout — EU
Eu Business / Posted 13 minutes ago
(PARIS) - France's markets watchdog said Tuesday it would examine a deal that could see the former head of telecoms equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent receive around 14 million euros ($15.7 million) as part of its buyout by Finland's Nokia. The AMF... Read more
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The Buffalo News
43North business competition favored for more NYPA fundingThe second edition of the 43North business plan competition won’t pick its winn
43North business competition favored for more NYPA funding
The Buffalo News / Posted 14 minutes ago
The second edition of the 43North business plan competition won’t pick its winners for nearly three months, but the contest already has taken a big step toward lining up most of the $8.2 million it will need for the event’s third year. The 43North... Read more
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