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 2016-06-29 15:20 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Follow the rules on banks, EU tells Italy, Brexit no excuse... +
 2016-06-29 15:20 

Reuters

BRIEF-Agnieszka Libner resigns as Mennica Skarbowa's chairman of supervisory board... +

Mennica Skarbowa SA :...

 2016-06-29 15:19 

AP

[ Big Story ]

Operator of crematory where corpses found freed from prison... +

ATLANTA (AP) Authorities say the operator of a Georgia crematory where more than 330 decaying corpses were found stacked in outbuildings and scattered in nearby woods has been freed after serving more than a decade in prison. Georgia Department of Correc...

 2016-06-29 15:19 

UPI

Lauren Graham announces all 'Gilmore Girls' episodes available on Netflix July 1... +

Yvette C. HammettLOS ANGELES, June 29 (UPI) -- "Gilmore Girls" star Lauren Graham, who will appear later this year on a new movie series on the television show, said all episodes will be on Netflix July 1....

 2016-06-29 15:18 

Reuters

[ Health ]

Parents' country of birth may influence vaccination rates for kids... +

By Lisa Rapaport(Reuters Health) - Where parents were born may influence whether their children get vaccinated, a U.S. study suggests....

 2016-06-29 15:18 

Reuters

Puerto Rico GO bond price up after U.S. Senate advances to final debt vote... +

Puerto Rico's benchmark 2035General Obligation bond rose half a point in price on Wednesdayafter the U.S. Senate cleared a procedural hurdle that advancedthe debt crisis bill to a final vote....

 2016-06-29 15:17 

Reuters

Hedge fund firm Caxton up 2 percent on Friday after Brexit vote: source... +

New York-based global macro hedge fund firm Caxton Associates made gains of 2 percent on Friday after the UK voted to leave the European Union, a source with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....

 2016-06-29 15:17 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-N. America leaders meet with trade threats, Brexit on their minds... +
 2016-06-29 15:16 

Reuters

Kenya 364-day Treasury bill yield falls, 182-day bill yield up... +

The weighted average yield onKenya's 182-day Treasury bill rose to 9.393 percentat auction on Wednesday from 9.239 percent last week, thecentral bank said....

 2016-06-29 15:16 

UPI

Nigerian army: Boko Haram militants disguising themselves as hunters... +

Ed AdamczykABUJA, Nigeria, June 29 (UPI) -- Members of the Islamist group Boko Haram are changing tactics, disguising themselves as hunters in Nigeria and increasing attacks in neighboring countries....

 2016-06-29 15:15 

Reuters

UPDATE 2-Scottish leader's plea to stay in Europe rebuffed in Brussels... +
 2016-06-29 15:14 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-IKEA recalls 36 mln chests and dressers after six deaths... +
 2016-06-29 15:14 

AFP

Putin and Erdogan hold first phone talk since jet downing... +
 2016-06-29 15:14 

AP

[ Top International ]

The Latest: Death toll from airport blasts rises to 42... +

ISTANBUL AP -- The Latest on the explosions at Istanbul's Ataturk airport all times local :....

 2016-06-29 15:13 

Reuters

Hedge fund firm Caxton up 2 pct on Friday after Brexit vote - source... +
 2016-06-29 15:12 

UPI

North Korea sent 2,100 GPS jamming signals to South... +

Elizabeth ShimSEOUL, June 29 (UPI) -- North Korea has sent more than 2,100 GPS jamming signals to the South since 2010, a South Korean parliamentarian said Wednesday....

 2016-06-29 15:12 

Reuters

[ Health ]

CPR outcomes may be better with heavier rescuers... +

By Linda Thrasybule(Reuters Health) The odds of surviving a cardiac arrest are higher if the rescuer performing CPR is heavier in weight and has up...

 2016-06-29 15:12 

AP

[ Business ]

Congress edges closer to passing Puerto Rico rescue package... +

WASHINGTON AP -- Congress edged closer to delivering relief to debt-stricken Puerto Rico as the Senate on Wednesday cleared the way for passage of a last-minute financial rescue package for the territory of 3.5 million Americans.....

 2016-06-29 15:10 

Reuters

[ Business ]

Stocks gain as Brexit nerves settle... +

European and Asian stock markets built on a recovery from the shattering aftermath of last week's Brexit vote. As Laura Frikberg reports, investors wagered central banks would ultimately ride to the rescue with more stimulus....

 2016-06-29 15:10 

Reuters

[ World ]

Pope prays for victims and families of Turkish attack... +

Pope Francis prays for the victims and families of Tuesday's suicide bombings at Istanbul's Ataturk airport, saying, ...

 2016-06-29 15:10 

Reuters

[ World ]

Groups urge U.N. to suspend Saudi Arabia from rights council... +

Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch called on the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday to suspend Saudi Arabia from the U.N. Human Rights Council until a Saudi-led military coalition stops killing civilians in Yemen....

 2016-06-29 15:10 

Reuters

Puerto Rico debt relief bill wins 68 votes in U.S. Senate... +

A relief plan to help PuertoRico address its $70 billion debt cleared a critical hurdle inthe U.S. Senate on Wednesday, getting the supermajority itneeded to advance to debate and a final vote this week....

 2016-06-29 15:09 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Energy Transfer terminates merger agreement with Williams... +

Energy Transfer Equity walkedaway from its more than $20 billion takeover of Williams Cos Inc on Wednesday after months of lawsuits and heatedarguments between the rival pipeline companies....

 2016-06-29 15:08 

UPI

Chain offering free burgers for life to customers who change their last name to 'Burger'... +

Ben HooperMELBOURNE, June 29 (UPI) -- An Australian burger chain is offering a lifetime supply of its wares to anyone who formally changes their last name to "Burger."...

 2016-06-29 15:08 

AP

[ Top International ]

Investigators: EgyptAir wreckage shows heat damage, smoke... +

CAIRO AP -- Egyptian investigators say wreckage from the EgyptAir flight that crashed in May shows "signs of damage because of high temperature" and a flight data recorder indicates there was smoke on board.....

 2016-06-29 15:07 

Reuters

BRIEF-Dogus Otomotiv appoints acting CFO... +

Dogus Otomotiv Servis ve Ticaret AS :...

 2016-06-29 15:07 

Reuters

Portugal won't need more aid if it sticks to rules - Schaeuble... +

Portugal will not need a new aidprogramme if it sticks to European rules, German FinanceMinister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Wednesday....

 2016-06-29 15:05 

Reuters

BRIEF-Bimeks plans to secure $75 million syndication credit... +

Bimeks Bilgi Islem ve Dis Ticaret AS :...

 2016-06-29 15:05 

Reuters

UK should not give formal notice on EU membership until position clear: lawmaker... +

Britain should not give formal notice that it intends to leave the European Union until it has decided its negotiating position, a British lawmaker who heads an influential parliament committee said on Wednesday....

 2016-06-29 15:03 

Reuters

Russia's Putin extends ban on Western food imports until end-2017... +

Russian President Vladimir Putinsigned on Wednesday a decree to extend a ban on food importsfrom the West until the end of 2017....

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