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 2014-09-17 11:02   

AP

[ Top International ]

  Emotions mount on final day of Scottish campaign...

EDINBURGH, Scotland AP -- Excitement and anxiety are mounting in Scotland on the final day of campaigning before an independence referendum.....



 2014-09-17 11:01   

Reuters

  U.S. mortgage applications rise in latest week: MBA...

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Applications for U.S. home mortgages rose last week as both purchase and refinancing applications jumped, an industry group said on Wednesday.The Mortgage Bankers Association said...



 2014-09-17 11:01   

Reuters

[ World ]

  New al Qaeda wing in South Asia claims major attack...

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Al Qaeda's South Asia wing has claimed responsibility for hijacking a Pakistani naval ship and trying to use it to fire rockets at U.S. vessels in the Arabian Sea, in the first major...



 2014-09-17 11:01   

Reuters

[ World ]

  Clashes in Yemen capital suburb kill at least 20: sources...

SANAA (Reuters) - At least 20 people were killed when Shi'ite Muslim rebels clashed with army soldiers and allied tribesmen in an outer suburb of the Yemeni capital of Sanaa, tribal and medical sources...



 2014-09-17 11:01   

Reuters

[ World ]

  France's Hollande heads for showdown over job deregulation drive...

PARIS (Reuters) - President Francois Hollande has angered everyone from medics to taxi drivers enough to drive them onto the streets in recent months but there is one profession few expected to see on...



 2014-09-17 11:01   

ITAR TASS

  Report: Poland receives 20% less Russian gas per day...

Late on Wednesday, PGNiG reported receiving 20 million cubic meters of gas per day, which is slightly less than the planned volume...



 2014-09-17 11:00   

Reuters

  RPT-Even funds sour on Russia stay sweet on Magnit...

(Repeats for wider distribution)By Ross Kerber and Maria KiselyovaBOSTON/MOSCOW, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Would you believe one ofthe West's favorite Russian stocks is a provincial grocerychain?Western...



 2014-09-17 10:59   

Reuters

  Chinese collectors jet in to buy Wallace Chan jewels at Biennale...

PARIS (Reuters) - Chinese collectors flew in by private jet this week to buy the latest creations from the world's top designers at the 2014 Biennale des Antiquaires, and made a beeline for Wallace Chan's...



 2014-09-17 10:59   

Reuters

  Ontario Teachers buys Macquarie's stake in UK's Bristol Airport...

Sept 17 (Reuters) - Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan is buyingout co-shareholder Australian asset manager Macquarie Group Ltd in Bristol Airport, giving the Canadian company controlof UK's ninth busiest...



 2014-09-17 10:59   

Reuters

  Gay marriage activist, cartoonist, mathematician win 2014 'genius' grants...

Sept 17 (Reuters) - A gay marriage advocate, a physicistmodeling brain activity, a psychologist studying racial bias inpolicing, and a cartoonist exploring family life were among 21winners of $625,000...



 2014-09-17 10:55   

Reuters

  BRIEF-MS Investments raises its stake in Tell to 10.37 pct...

Sept 17 (Reuters) - Tell SA :* Says MS Investments Sp. z o.o. S.K.A. increases its stakein the company from 4.72 pct (241,032 shares) to 10.37 pct stake(530,032 shares)Source text for Eikon: Further...



 2014-09-17 10:55   

ITAR TASS

  Public Chamber files petititions in EHCR over war crimes in Ukraine...

Public Chamber member Georgy Fyodorov says they have also filed about 150 petitions in Ukrainian courts...



 2014-09-17 10:55   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Spain hosts conference on deepening Libya crisis...

MADRID (AP) Spain's foreign minister has warned an international conference focusing on Libya that the country could slide into a civil war situation similar to what is happening in Syria.Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo said Wednesday there is still time...



 2014-09-17 10:54   

Reuters

  Chinese collectors jet in to buy Wallace Chan jewels at Biennale...

(Deletes duplicated word in paragraph 2)* Rare jewels on display include Graff's Royal Star of Paris* Van Cleef pieces inspired by fairy tale Peau d'Ane* Art Deco, tassels popular in designsBy David...



 2014-09-17 10:54   

Reuters

  Charts show gold could drop to $1,000/oz if cluster of support lines broken...

LONDON (Reuters) - Gold's slide to eight-month lows over the last week has brought it within sight of a cluster of chart support lines near its 2013 lows, a breach of which could set up a slide back to...



 2014-09-17 10:53   

Reuters

  Lennar posts higher-than-expected profit as home sales rebound...

(Reuters) - Lennar Corp, the second largest U.S. homebuilder, reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit as it sold more homes at higher prices, and its shares rose about 6 percent in premarket trading.The...



 2014-09-17 10:52   

Reuters

  UPDATE 1-Lennar posts higher-than-expected profit as home sales rebound...

(Adds details, background, CEO comment, shares)Sept 17 (Reuters) - Lennar Corp, the second largestU.S. homebuilder, reported a higher-than-expected quarterlyprofit as it sold more homes at higher prices,...



 2014-09-17 10:51   

Reuters

  Gilead's experimental drug fails mid-stage study...

(Reuters) - Gilead Sciences Inc said its experimental drug did not significantly improve how long patients with a type of pancreatic cancer lived without the disease worsening.The mid-stage study evaluated...



 2014-09-17 10:49   

Reuters

  China, India to sign $6.8 billion deal to establish industrial parks: China official...

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - China and India will sign a $6.8 billion deal to establish two industrial parks aimed at reducing trade imbalances, Wang Hejun, economic and commercial counselor of the Chinese embassy...



 2014-09-17 10:47   

Reuters

  UPDATE 1-Gilead's experimental drug fails mid-stage study...

(Adds details, background, shares)Sept 17 (Reuters) - Gilead Sciences Inc said itsexperimental drug did not significantly improve how longpatients with a type of pancreatic cancer lived without thedisease...



 2014-09-17 10:47   

ITAR TASS

  Russia’s MTS says work not baffled by Yevtushenkov’s arrest...

Vladimir Yevtushenkov controls MTS’s main shareholder, multi-industry holding AFK Sistema...



 2014-09-17 10:47   

Reuters

  UPDATE 1-European car sales rise, helped by Spanish subsidies...

* European sales up with mass-market brands making gains* Big markets France, Italy, Germany flagging* Europe recovery dependent on incentives - executive (Adds comment from Hyundai, analyst, Italian...



 2014-09-17 10:46   

Reuters

  Ugandan shilling weakens as banks, manufacturers buy dollars...

KAMPALA, Sept 17 (Reuters) - The Ugandan shilling weakened on Wednesday under pressure from manufacturers andbanks buying dollars, but traders said higher Treasury billsyields would help cushion the...



 2014-09-17 10:46   

Reuters

  MOVES- RBC, BlackRock, Volksbanken, Eastspring, Moore Stephens...

Sept 17 (Reuters) - The following financial servicesindustry appointments were announced on Wednesday. To inform usof other job changes, email moves@thomsonreuters.com.RBC WEALTH MANAGEMENTThe company...



 2014-09-17 10:46   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Japan wants North Korea abductions report soon...

TOKYO (AP) A Japanese Cabinet minister has urged North Korea to quickly release the results of a new investigation into the fate of dozens, possibly hundreds, of Japanese believed to have been abducted by the North's agents in the 1970s and '80s....



 2014-09-17 10:45   

ITAR TASS

  France to float out 2nd Russian Mistral warship in 2014 — defense ministry...

Russia and France signed the €1.2 billion ($1.6 billion) contract for two French-built Mistral-class helicopter carriers in June 2011...



 2014-09-17 10:45   

ITAR TASS

  China wants cooperation with Russia regardless of political change — FM...

Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said China will always be interested in developing cooperation with Russia regardless of changes in world politics...



 2014-09-17 10:43   

Reuters

  METALS-Copper up on China stimulus reports, markets await Fed...

* Report of targeted stimulus to big China banks* Short covering, stop-loss buying support copper* Coming Up: Fed issues statement after policy meeting at1800 GMT (Recasts, updates prices, adds quote/details)By...



 2014-09-17 10:43   

Reuters

  UPDATE 1-Activist investor Peltz asks DuPont to split into two...

(Changes source, adds background)Sept 17 (Reuters) - Activist investor Nelson Peltz's TrianFund Management LP, which holds a $1.6 billion stake in DuPont, called on the chemical conglomerate to separate...



 2014-09-17 10:43   

UPI

  Heidi Montag reaches out to Lauren Conrad on Twitter...

Veronica LinaresLOS ANGELES, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Heidi Montag sent a congratulatory tweet to her former BFF Lauren Conrad on her nuptials, but not everyone is convinced that Montag's message was sincere....



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