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China's Turbulence Exposes Risks to Europe's Growth

1 hour 1 min ago
The eurozone’s heavy reliance on exports leaves the region vulnerable as emerging markets stumble.
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Luxury Brands Push Deeper Into India

1 hour 6 min ago
As sales growth slows in China and other big markets, luxury-goods makers are seeking to cash in on patches of new wealth in often-unexpected parts of India, where there is a growing appetite for luxury brands.
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Sanctions Bite Massive Gas Project in Russian Arctic

1 hour 27 min ago
A race to shore up funding for the $27 billion Yamal LNG energy project in the Russian Arctic has emerged as a test of Moscow’s ability to weather Western sanctions.
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Google Rebuffs European Union on Antitrust Charges

1 hour 54 min ago
Google rebuffed the European Union’s demand that it change the way it ranks online comparison-shopping services in its search results, setting up a potentially drawn-out legal battle.
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Fed Urged to Press Ahead With Rate Rise

1 hour 58 min ago
After months of forewarning by the Federal Reserve that it is preparing to raise short-term interest rates, some international officials have a message: Get on with it already.
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German Car Makers Shift Gears as China Slows

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 11:48pm
At BMW’s annual results presentation in March, former Chief Executive Norbert Reithofer warned of a coming slowdown in China. These days his prediction seems optimistic.
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UberChina Closing In on $1 Billion in New Funding

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 11:38pm
The Chinese affiliate of Uber is close to securing about $1 billion in new funding from investors in the region, part of the ride-hailing company’s rivalry with deep-pocketed Chinese rival Didi Kuaidi.
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How Brazil's China-Driven Commodities Boom Went Bust

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 11:33pm
Brazil’s big bet on China is turning sour as the Asian country’s once voracious appetite for Brazilian exports dims.
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School for Mermaids Makes a Splash

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 11:30pm
Wannabe mermaids are strapping on monofins and taking to pools and beaches around the world. A school for mermaids in Spain teaches students how to do flips and dives.
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GDP Numbers Reveal Momentum Underlying U.S. Economy

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 9:53pm
Consumer, business and government spending helped propel better-than-expected U.S. growth in the second quarter.
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McDonald's, Tyson Cut Ties to Farm Over Alleged Animal Abuse

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 9:22pm
McDonald’s and Tyson Foods severed ties with a Tennessee poultry farm after an animal-rights group released video footage from the facility that showed chickens being stabbed, clubbed and crushed to death.
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Dole Executives Ordered to Pay $148 Million in Buyout Suit

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 9:15pm
A Delaware judge ordered Dole Food’s chief executive and a former official to pay shareholders $148 million, ruling that CEO David Murdock’s 2013 buyout undervalued the fruit grower.
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Absolut Drag: Pernod Writes Down Its Vodka

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 8:54pm
Pernod Ricard took a hefty write-down on its struggling Absolut vodka brand, leading to a 15% drop in fiscal full-year profit.
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FDA Approves Amgen's Cholesterol Drug

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 8:46pm
The FDA approved Amgen’s cholesterol-lowering drug on Thursday, teeing up a rivalry with a similar treatment that was approved just weeks earlier.
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Icahn Discloses Stake in Freeport-McMoRan

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 8:41pm
Activist investor Carl Icahn disclosed a 8.5% stake in mining-and-energy giant Freeport-McMoRan on Thursday, saying its shares are undervalued and that he plans to talk with management about costs.
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Ruling Clears Way for Unions

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 7:50pm
Contract workers and other temporary employees will be able to more easily unionize following a landmark ruling Thursday by a U.S. federal labor regulator.
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Southern California Ports to Try Trucking Appointment System

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 6:31pm
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will require trucks to stick to a schedule when picking up containers, the latest proposal to fight congestion.
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Sprint Takes Aim at AT&T

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 5:35pm
Sprint said it would give away a free year of wireless service to DirecTV subscribers who switch to the carrier—a direct attack on AT&T Inc., which recently completed a $49 billion acquisition of the satellite TV provider.
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GameStop Profit Rises

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 4:38pm
GameStop said its earnings rose 2.8% as the videogame retailer’s efforts to expand its product lines helped buoy sales but raised costs for the quarter ended in August.
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FDA Warns Cigarette Makers on 'Natural' Labeling

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 3:06pm
The FDA sent warning letters targeting the owners of top-10 cigarettes brands Winston and Natural American Spirit for violating federal law by marketing the brands as “additive-free” or “natural.”
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