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 2015-03-06 17:11   

Reuters

  UK's FTSE slips off record highs as miners retreat...[ + ]

* FTSE 100 falls 0.7 pct after record closing high on Thurs.* Weir Group jumps on bid speculation* Thomas Cook up after Fosun buys stake* Fall in gold price pegs back Fresnillo and RandgoldBy Sudip...



 2015-03-06 17:10   

AP

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  AP Source: Jayhawks keep Alexander out amid NCAA questions...[ + ]

Kansas forward Cliff Alexander will remain out of action amid questions about his family's relationship with an agent, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The person spoke Friday on condition of anonymity because he was not...



 2015-03-06 17:10   

Reuters

  UPDATE 1-Mexico's peso hits six-year low, cenbank calm on inflation...[ + ]

(Adds quotes from central banker, details on auction)By Luis RojasMEXICO CITY, March 6 (Reuters) - Mexico's peso hit asix-year low on Friday, triggering a central bank interventionto prop up the currency,...



 2015-03-06 17:10   

AP

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  US backs Tunisia's efforts to improve investment appeal...[ + ]

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) Tunisia's new government gave an inaugural performance this week by hosting a U.S.-sponsored conference on investment and entrepreneurship designed to boost international confidence in the struggling new democracy. Tunisia impress...



 2015-03-06 17:10   

Reuters

  BRIEF-Grandvision announces exercise of over-allotment option...[ + ]

March 6 (Reuters) - Grandvision NV :* Announces exercise of over-allotment option* After partial exercise over-allotment option total numberof offered shares will amount to 55,802,014 shares, about...



 2015-03-06 17:10   

Reuters

  Fiat Chrysler's Marchionne got 83 percent pay hike in 2014...[ + ]

DETROIT, March 6 (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne received6.6 million euros ($7.2 million) in pay and incentives lastyear, up 83 percent from 2013.Marchionne...



 2015-03-06 17:10   

UPI

  Tina Fey talks Ellie Kemper and 'The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt'...[ + ]

Veronica LinaresNEW YORK, March 6 (UPI) -- Tina Fey has been enjoying her time working with Ellie Kemper in her new Netflix show "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt."...



 2015-03-06 17:09   

UPI

  South Korean anti-corruption bill targets journalists, teachers...[ + ]

Elizabeth ShimSEOUL, March 6 (UPI) -- A South Korean anti-corruption law targeting a narrow demographic of journalists, government workers and schoolteachers has become a flash point of controversy for its excessive rules against gift-giving....



 2015-03-06 17:09   

UPI

  South Korean anti-corruption bill poses risks, critics say...[ + ]

Elizabeth ShimSEOUL, March 6 (UPI) -- A South Korean anti-corruption law targeting a narrow demographic of journalists, government workers and schoolteachers has become a flash point of controversy for its excessive rules against gift-giving....



 2015-03-06 17:09   

Reuters

  UPDATE 3-Latvia proposes compromise 2019 start to EU carbon reforms...[ + ]

* Latvia holds rotating EU presidency until June* Storing permits in reserve aimed at boosting carbon prices* A 2021 start originally proposed, others want 2017* Member states, industry divided on reform*...



 2015-03-06 17:08   

Reuters

  Banks want higher rates in Brazil power sector loan, sources say...[ + ]

SAO PAULO, March 6 (Reuters) - Brazil's three biggestprivate-sector banks are willing to extend a 3.15 billion-real($1 billion) loan to bolster the finances of the nation's powerdistributors as long...



 2015-03-06 17:08   

AP

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  Avalanche's MacKinnon out 6-to-8 weeks with broken foot...[ + ]

DENVER (AP) The Colorado Avalanche will be without Nathan MacKinnon for at least six weeks after the speedy forward broke his foot, the team announced Friday. The talented teenager could possibly return to the ice this season if the Avs make the playoffs...



 2015-03-06 17:07   

Reuters

  BRIEF-MIFA: Financial Reporting Enforcement Panel finds errors in MIFA's 2012 Annual Report...[ + ]

March 6 (Reuters) - MIFA Mitteldeutsche Fahrradwerke AG :* Financial Reporting Enforcement Panel found errors inMIFA's 2012 Annual ReportSource text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Gdynia...



 2015-03-06 17:06   

Reuters Canada

  Harrison Ford expected to make full recovery after plane crash in Los Angeles...[ + ]

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor Harrison Ford had to be pulled from his vintage World War Two aircraft after his crash landing at a Los Angeles golf course because the plane was leaking fuel, a surgeon who...



 2015-03-06 17:06   

Reuters

  BRIEF-Siauliu Bankas management board proposes dividend payment...[ + ]

March 6 (Reuters) - Siauliu Bankas AB :* Says management board proposes to allocate dividend of0.000725 euro per ordinary share with par value of 0.29 eurowhich is 0.25 percent of share par valueSource...



 2015-03-06 17:06   

AP

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  5th Wesleyan student arrested in club drug overdoses...[ + ]

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) Police in Connecticut have arrested a fifth Wesleyan University student on drug charges stemming from on-campus overdoses that sent a dozen people to the hospital. Middletown police say 21-year-old Abhimanyu Janamanchi of Rockville...



 2015-03-06 17:06   

Reuters Africa

  South Sudan peace talks break up, mediator berates leaders...[ + ]

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Troubled talks to end more than a year of fighting in South Sudan broke up without a deal on Friday, prompting the mediator to say leaders on both sides were failing in their duty...



 2015-03-06 17:05   

Reuters

  Critical enthusiasm lags for Larry David's play 'Fish in Dark'...[ + ]

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fish in the Dark, a new play by comedian Larry David, is the hottest ticket on Broadway, but critics said the lightweight, 60s-style comedy flounders with one liners and a weak plot.The...



 2015-03-06 17:05   

Reuters Canada

  Critical enthusiasm lags for Larry David's play 'Fish in Dark'...[ + ]

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fish in the Dark, a new play by comedian Larry David, is the hottest ticket on Broadway, but critics said the lightweight, 60s-style comedy flounders with one liners and a weak plot.The...



 2015-03-06 17:05   

Reuters

  UPDATE 2-Derailed U.S. oil train still burning; shipment delays expected...[ + ]

* 103 tanks with crude oil derailed in Illinois* Crash is third in as many weeks* U.S., Canada rail operators under pressure to improvesafety (Adds local reports of cars burning and company warning...



 2015-03-06 17:04   

Reuters

  BRIEF-Beyaz filo FY 2014 revenue up at 237.1 mln lira...[ + ]

March 6 (Reuters) - Beyaz Filo Oto Kiralama AS :* FY 2014 revenue of 237.1 million lira ($90.06 million)versus 138.4 million lira year ago* FY 2014 net profit of 9.3 million lira versus 2.5 millionlira...



 2015-03-06 17:03   

Reuters

  Fitch Affirms Italian Region of Valle d'Aosta at 'A'; Outlook Stable...[ + ]

(The following statement was released by the rating agency)MILAN/PARIS/LONDON, March 06 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has affirmedthe Region of Valle d'Aosta's (VdA) Long-term foreign and local currencyIssuer...



 2015-03-06 17:02   

AP

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  Grandma charged after toddler found wandering in only boots...[ + ]

PITTSBURGH (AP) A Pittsburgh woman has been charged with endangering the welfare of her 2-year-old granddaughter after the girl was found outside in the cold, wearing only a pair of boots. Forty-five-year-old Erika Rutherford faces a preliminary hearing ...



 2015-03-06 17:02   

Reuters

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  Iran commitments do not go far enough: France...[ + ]

RIGA (Reuters) - Commitments offered by Iran in talks with six world powers on its nuclear program do not go far enough and more work needs to be done, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Friday.Fabius...



 2015-03-06 17:02   

Reuters

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  British Airways flight turns back to London after technical fault...[ + ]

LONDON (Reuters) - British Airways flight BA49 to Seattle returned to London's Heathrow airport on Friday after a mid-air technical fault, a spokesman for the airline said.It's returning to Heathrow due...



 2015-03-06 17:02   

Reuters Canada

  Pakistan to name schools after victims of Peshawar massacre...[ + ]

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistan is renaming dozens of government-run schools after the students killed by Taliban militants in a massacre at an army-run academy in the northwestern city of Peshawar...



 2015-03-06 17:02   

Reuters

  Fitch Affirms Department of La Manche at 'AA-'; Outlook Stable...[ + ]

(The following statement was released by the rating agency)PARIS, March 06 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has affirmed theDepartment of La Manche's Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings(IDR)...



 2015-03-06 17:02   

AP

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  BC-Noon Oil...[ + ]

NEW YORK (AP) The spot month contract for light sweet crude was $49.82 per barrel at 12 p.m. Friday on the New York Mercantile Exchange....



 2015-03-06 17:02   

Reuters

  Macedonia opposition airs new wire-taps, alleges election fraud...[ + ]

* Surveillance scandal rocking Macedonia since January* Opposition chief alleging massive wire-tapping bygovernmentBy Kole CasuleSKOPJE, March 6 (Reuters) - Macedonia's opposition leaderreleased a...



 2015-03-06 17:00   

Reuters

  UPDATE 1-British Airways flight turns back to London after technical fault...[ + ]

(Adds plane landing safely)LONDON, March 6 (Reuters) - British Airways flight BA49 toSeattle returned to London's Heathrow airport on Friday after amid-air technical fault, a spokesman for the airline...



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