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The Hmong community has found a voice in UW professor Yang Sao Xiong - Isthmus


The Hmong community has found a voice in UW professor Yang Sao Xiong
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Now, as the UW-Madison's first professor in Hmong American Studies -- the only tenure-track faculty in his field in the world -- Xiong is working to help the university connect with the Hmong community. Locally, he's become a source of pride for Hmong ...

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Hmong dance drama weaves acrobatics and tradition - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press


Hmong dance drama weaves acrobatics and tradition
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
"Longing For Qeej," a traditional Hmong dance drama, showcases Hmong American artists in a performance at 7 p.m. Friday at Concordia University's E.M. Pearson Theater in St. Paul. The performance weaves acrobatics and traditional Hmong dances to tell ...

Hmong New Year in Merced to fill weekend with culture, food - Merced Sun-Star


Merced Sun-Star

Hmong New Year in Merced to fill weekend with culture, food
Merced Sun-Star
Visitors can expect to see traditional Hmong clothing, covered in jangling coins and intricate stitching, dance performances, players of a flutelike instrument called a “qeej” and sellers of traditional cuisine during the three-day celebration that ...

Photos: Hmong New Year celebrates beauty, culture - Minnesota Public Radio News


Photos: Hmong New Year celebrates beauty, culture
Minnesota Public Radio News
The Hmong New Year was traditionally a harvest celebration, and a time for young people to meet each other. A Hmong New Year celebration taking place this weekend at RiverCentre in St. Paul was expected to attract up to 20,000 visitors. "Someone really ...

Hmong Farmers Losing Battle Against Drought - KQED


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Hmong Farmers Losing Battle Against Drought
KQED
Fresno County's Hmong refugee producers are some of the state's newest and most disadvantaged farmers — and they cannot afford the water necessary to keep their businesses going. Emergency loans are available from the government but, as many are ...

Longing For Qeej: A traditional Hmong dance drama - Insight News


Longing For Qeej: A traditional Hmong dance drama
Insight News
smiles-2 In collaboration with Asian Media Access, Iny Asian Dance Theater (IADT) presents the dance drama "Longing for Qeej." "Longing for Qeej" utilizes multi-media, interweaving acrobatics and traditional Hmong dances to retell stories of the Hmong ...

Creole-Navajo Texan forges cross-cultural bond with Hmong community in ... - Minneapolis Star Tribune


Creole-Navajo Texan forges cross-cultural bond with Hmong community in ...
Minneapolis Star Tribune
This fall, Tuttle took another step in that journey when he sang at the Hmong New Year celebration wearing traditional garb custom-made for him. He also helped organize a food drive at First Hmong Missionary Alliance Church on Stettin Drive, where ...

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Hmong student rally designed to send message to Pepin Co. DA - WEAU


WEAU

Hmong student rally designed to send message to Pepin Co. DA
WEAU
DURAND, Wis. (WEAU) Hmong students rally in Durand, after a beating they believe was racially motivated. Sao Lue Vang says he was separated from his friends while hunting last month, and accidentally wandered onto Kevin Elberg's father's land near ...
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Thousands Flock To St. Paul's Hmong New Year - CBS Local


Thousands Flock To St. Paul's Hmong New Year
CBS Local
Friday is the beginning of the three-day Hmong New Year event at the St. Paul RiverCentre. Organizers say they expect about 20-000 – 30,000 people Friday, but many more are expected to attend during the rest of the weekend. The event will feature ...

Pepin man charged with beating Hmong hunter released on bond - WXOW.com


Pepin man charged with beating Hmong hunter released on bond
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Durand (WQOW) - The man charged with beating a Hmong hunter who had trespassed was released on a signature bond. Kevin Elberg was in Pepin County court for the first time Monday. He is charged with aggravated battery and false imprisonment for the ...


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In Miami, a mixed and muted response to historic change in Cuba policy - Washington Post


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In Miami, a mixed and muted response to historic change in Cuba policy
Washington Post
MIAMI — They were lining up Thursday midday for the flights to Cuba. This is normal. This is Miami International Airport in the second decade of the 21st century. The departure board showed World Atlantic at 12:15 p.m., Falcon Air at 1 p.m., American Airlines ...
The Cuban Regime Is a Defeated FoeWall Street Journal
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US considers 'proportional' response to Sony hacking attack - Reuters


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US considers 'proportional' response to Sony hacking attack
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Thursday a cyber attack on Sony Pictures was a serious national security matter and the Obama administration was considering a proportional response, although the White House stopped short of blaming ...
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Judge: Girls can stand trial in 'Slender Man' stabbing - USA TODAY


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Judge: Girls can stand trial in 'Slender Man' stabbing
USA TODAY
Two Wisconsin girls, one of whom has been diagnosed with schizophrenia, were ruled competent Thursday to stand trial for allegedly trying to stab a classmate to death to please a fictional online figure known as Slender Man. Anissa Weier, 13, and Morgan ...
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FOREX-Dollar edges higher in wake of Fed statement, Swiss rate move - Reuters


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FOREX-Dollar edges higher in wake of Fed statement, Swiss rate move
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... * Dollar hits 28-month high against franc after Swiss rate cut. * Dollar gains against euro, yen after Fed. * Dollar rebounds against rouble (Adds comments, updates prices). By Sam Forgione. NEW YORK, Dec 18 (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar rose against major ...
Dow soars 400 points, led by rally in tech sectorChron.com

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Several 'high-value' ISIS leaders killed in Iraq, Pentagon officials say - Fox News


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Several 'high-value' ISIS leaders killed in Iraq, Pentagon officials say
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U.S. airstrikes have killed several top Islamic State leaders in Iraq in recent weeks, limiting the terrorist army's ability to fight Iraqi and Kurdish forces, Pentagon officials said. Three top Islamic State leaders were killed in recent weeks, including multiple senior ...
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Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in court - New York Daily News


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Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in court
New York Daily News
A bushy-haired and bearded Dzhokhar Tsarnaev made his first public appearance in more than 17 months as a throng of conspiracy theorists massed outside a Boston federal courthouse to show support for the terrorist suspect as he prepares for trial early ...
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What Sibling Research Can Teach Us About Jeb Bush and a 2016 Presidential ... - Huffington Post


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What Sibling Research Can Teach Us About Jeb Bush and a 2016 Presidential ...
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Irrespective of the politics of presidential elections, as a sibling researcher, I am elated with the prospect of a brother of a former president "actively exploring" a presidential run in 2016. The Hollywood-made script of an introspective younger brother seeking to ...
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Boko Haram kills 32, kidnaps 185 in northeastern Nigeria - Times of India


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Boko Haram kills 32, kidnaps 185 in northeastern Nigeria
Times of India
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria: Boko Haram militants killed 32 people and kidnapped 185 of others, including women and children, in a brutal attack on a village in the northeast area of Nigeria, officials and a witness said on Thursday. In neighbouring Cameroon, the ...
Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnap 172 women, children in NigeriaReuters
Suspected Islamic extremists kidnap 185 in northeast NigeriaMiamiHerald.com
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Nonprofit leader tapped for president's task force - Alabama's News Leader


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Nonprofit leader tapped for president's task force
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - President Barack Obama has appointed the leader of an Alabama nonprofit to a newly created task force on community policing. A statement from the White House Thursday said Director of the Montgomery-based Equal Justice ...
Sue Rahr named to Obama task force on policingThe Seattle Times (blog)

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Obama calls in to Massachusetts governor's show - Businessweek


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Obama calls in to Massachusetts governor's show
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BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has fielded calls on hundreds of subjects during his monthly "Ask the Governor" radio show. But this call was one of a kind. "Uh, Governor, this is Barack Obama, formerly of Somerville," the caller began ...
Obama surprises Mass. governor on radio, gets called out on parking ticketsChristian Science Monitor
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Is Georgia's flu season peaking early, or getting worse? - WXIA-TV


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Is Georgia's flu season peaking early, or getting worse?
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According to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Georgia is one of about a dozen states with widespread activity. The big question – is influenza peaking earlier than usual during the annual flu season, or is this outbreak going to ...

Brownlow: Belk Bowl breakdown: No. 13 Georgia vs. No. 20 Louisville - FOXSports.com


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Brownlow: Belk Bowl breakdown: No. 13 Georgia vs. No. 20 Louisville
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Obviously it's not a completely one-on-one matchup, but Georgia's quarterback Mason has thrown 20 touchdowns to just four interceptions all season and Louisville safety Gerod Holliman -- winner of the Jim Thorpe Award as the nation's top defensive back ...
Georgia makes Louisville's Petrino 'nervous'Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
Louisville ready to meet Georgia in Belk BowlThe Albany Herald

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CDC: Flu at highest level in Georgia - WSB Atlanta


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CDC: Flu at highest level in Georgia
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Doctors urges kids especially to get the flu shot. The largest number of cases have been in children and young adults. Georgia has had five flu deaths this year, but those have all been patients over 60 and all with some other medical issues putting ...
CDC: Flu at its highest level in GeorgiaAtlanta Journal Constitution
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Brownlow: Orange Bowl Breakdown: No. 8 Mississippi State vs. No. 10 Georgia ... - FOXSports.com


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Brownlow: Orange Bowl Breakdown: No. 8 Mississippi State vs. No. 10 Georgia ...
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Georgia Tech has survived a near-complete lack of a pass rush (particularly against good offensive lines) by showing a knack for forcing and capitalizing on turnovers and turning them into points. Both teams have generally relied on their offense to ...
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Georgia Bulldogs offensive coordinator Mike Bobo interviews for head coach job ... - FOXSports.com


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Georgia Bulldogs offensive coordinator Mike Bobo interviews for head coach job ...
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Georgia offensive coordinator Mike Bobo has interviewed for the vacant head coaching job at Colorado State. Bulldogs coach Mark Richt said Wednesday that Bobo visited Fort Collins but was expected back in time for an evening practice in Athens. It was ...
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Grave of Confederate Soldier Dug up in Georgia - ABC News


Grave of Confederate Soldier Dug up in Georgia
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Authorities in Georgia say the grave of a Confederate soldier has been dug up and investigators are working to determine whether anything has been stolen. Crawford County Sheriff Lewis Walker on Thursday said a grave is at the Old Bethel Church ...

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Gary Brackett bringing Georgia Reese's Downtown - Indianapolis Star


Indianapolis Star

Gary Brackett bringing Georgia Reese's Downtown
Indianapolis Star
Décor in the Downtown restaurant will mimic the open floor plan at the original Georgia Reese's, 3454 W. 86th St., in Pyramid Place Shoppes, Brackett said. There, low ceilings, vanilla walls and close-set tables speak to family dining as much as supper ...

Georgia tries to avoid letdown in Belk Bowl vs. Louisville - First Coast News


First Coast News

Georgia tries to avoid letdown in Belk Bowl vs. Louisville
First Coast News
Nov 29, 2014; Athens, GA, USA; Georgia Bulldogs wide receiver Isaiah McKenzie (16) is tackled by Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets safety Isaiah Johnson (1) during the first quarter at Sanford Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports (Photo: ...
Georgia Football: Returning Stars Are Richt's Best Recruits and Sign of ProgressBleacher Report
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Home › Local › Georgia Southern's Small Business Development Center moving ... - Statesboro Herald


Home › Local › Georgia Southern's Small Business Development Center moving ...
Statesboro Herald
The innovation group will also house the Center for Entrepreneurial Learning and Leadership, which includes GENIE, a virtual incubator linking small businesses in rural Georgia to resources at Georgia Southern; the Innovation Incubator and Fabrication ...

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Georgia unemployment rate drops to 7.2 percent - Savannah Morning News


Georgia unemployment rate drops to 7.2 percent
Savannah Morning News
ATLANTA – Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for November was 7.2 percent, down from 7.6 percent in October, the Georgia Department of Labor announced today. The rate in November of last year was also 7.6 percent. “This is the largest ...
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Sierra Leone's leading doctor dies of Ebola - KDAL


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Sierra Leone's leading doctor dies of Ebola
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FREETOWN (Reuters) - Sierra Leone's leading doctor died of Ebola on Thursday, hours after the arrival in the country of an experimental drug that could have been used to treat him, the government's chief medical officer said. Victor Willoughby was ...
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Warehouse holding Ebola supplies in Guinea catches fireBeloit Daily News
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Doctors Will Get Less Money for Treating Medicaid Patients Starting in January - Businessweek


Businessweek

Doctors Will Get Less Money for Treating Medicaid Patients Starting in January
Businessweek
Sandhills Pediatrics, a group practice near Fayetteville, N.C., recently hired a child psychiatrist and a psychiatric nurse practitioner. It also expanded a satellite office in Hoke County, where almost a third of children live in poverty. About half of Sandhills' ...
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Obesity 'could be a disability' - EU courts rule - BBC News


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Obesity 'could be a disability' - EU courts rule
BBC News
The European Court of Justice was asked to consider the case of a male childminder in Denmark who says he was sacked for being too fat. The court said that if obesity could hinder "full and effective participation" at work then it could count as a disability.
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Can You Balance on One Leg? You May Have Lower Stroke Risk – WebMD - WebMD


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Can You Balance on One Leg? You May Have Lower Stroke Risk – WebMD
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Europe boosts stem cell patent rights - U-T San Diego


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Europe boosts stem cell patent rights
U-T San Diego
Cultures of ISCO's parthenogenetic stem cells, made from unfertilized human egg cells. — International Stem Cell Corp. Share Photo.  ·  · Reddit; ✉. Cultures of ISCO's parthenogenetic stem cells, made from unfertilized human egg cells. / International Stem ...
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Intraarterial Treatment May Reduce Stroke Disability - Monthly Prescribing Reference


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Intraarterial Treatment May Reduce Stroke Disability
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(HealthDay News) — Intraarterial treatment administered within six hours after stroke onset in patients with acute ischemic stroke caused by a proximal intracranial arterial occlusion is safe and improves recovery, researchers report. The findings – from a trial ...
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Many Flu Infections Aren't Good Match for Vaccine: CDC - U.S. News & World Report


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Many Flu Infections Aren't Good Match for Vaccine: CDC
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THURSDAY, Dec. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The flu is starting to tighten its grip on much of the United States, particularly in the South and Midwest, U.S. health officials reported Thursday. And more than half of the flu infections examined so far have been ...
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Anthropologists: Ancient man was an opportunist, not a paleo dieter - UPI.com


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Anthropologists: Ancient man was an opportunist, not a paleo dieter
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"Based on evidence that's been gathered over many decades, there's very little evidence that any early hominids had very specialized diets," said Ken Sayers. By Brooks Hays | Dec. 18, 2014 at 6:05 PM. Comments 0 Comments. share with facebook.
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Double amputee uses TWO mind-controlled prosthetic arms for the first time - Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Double amputee uses TWO mind-controlled prosthetic arms for the first time
Daily Mail
Les Baugh, who lost both arms in an electrical accident 40 years ago, was able to operate the system by simply thinking about moving his limbs. After training his muscles to use the new arms, he was able to lift cups, and perform a range of motions with each ...
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Could Cuban cigars finally be in hand for US smokers? - MarketWatch


MarketWatch

Could Cuban cigars finally be in hand for US smokers?
MarketWatch
At least that's how some are seeing things in light of the newly announced political and trade agreement between the United States and Cuba. As part of the deal, U.S. travelers to the island nation will now be able to bring home $100 worth of alcohol and ...
6 Things You Should Know About Cuban CigarsNPR (blog)

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Business News

Fed promises 'patient' approach to any interest rate increase - SFGate


SFGate

Fed promises 'patient' approach to any interest rate increase
SFGate
WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve is edging closer to raising interest rates from record lows given a strengthening U.S. job market and economy. But it says it will be “patient” in determining when to raise rates. The Fed said Wednesday after a policy ...
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Uber agrees to temporarily suspend service in Portland - CNNMoney


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Uber agrees to temporarily suspend service in Portland
CNNMoney
Uber is standing down for the next three months in Portland, just one of the cities where it has run into trouble. The company said it would stop picking up customers there for three months after the city sued, asking a judge to order Uber to stop operating until it ...
Uber agrees to leave Portland for three months as City Hall works out rideshare ...OregonLive.com
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Risk Is That Sanctions Are Too Painful for Russia, Denmark Says - Businessweek


Businessweek

Risk Is That Sanctions Are Too Painful for Russia, Denmark Says
Businessweek
Denmark said there's a growing danger that sanctions will impose too much pain on Russia that is bracing for a recession amid a collapse in oil prices. “There's a risk the sanctions will destabilize Russia too much,” Danish Foreign Minister Martin Lidegaard ...
Even Russians Are Running From the RubleHuffington Post

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Dow Jones soars 400 points, led by rally in tech sector - New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV


Fortune

Dow Jones soars 400 points, led by rally in tech sector
New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV
NEW YORK (AP) — The Dow Jones industrial average had its biggest day in three years, soaring more than 400 points as the stock market extended a rally into a second day. The Dow closed up 421 points, or 2.4 percent, to 17,778 Thursday, its largest gain ...
Dow soars 400 points, led by rally in tech sectorThe Advocate

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Jobless Claims Fall to 289000 in Latest Week - Wall Street Journal


U.S. News & World Report

Jobless Claims Fall to 289000 in Latest Week
Wall Street Journal
The number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits dropped last week and stayed near 14-year lows, the latest evidence of labor-market improvement. Initial jobless claims, a proxy for layoffs, declined by 6,000 to a seasonally adjusted ...
US jobless claims signal firmer labor market; other data mixedReuters
US unemployment claims fall 6000Fox News Latino
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MetLife Considers Challenging 'Systemically Important' Label - Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

MetLife Considers Challenging 'Systemically Important' Label
Wall Street Journal
MetLife has maintained it doesn't pose a risk to the financial system and itholds ample capital under state insurance-department regulation. Associated Press. By. Leslie Scism And. Leslie Scism. The Wall Street Journal. CANCEL. BiographyLeslie Scism ...
UPDATE 1-MetLife says US regulators declared it 'systemically' importantReuters
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US Regulators Label MetLife as Potential Financial ThreatABC News
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Swiss franc extends losses after central bank adopts negative rates - MarketWatch


Wall Street Journal

Swiss franc extends losses after central bank adopts negative rates
MarketWatch
NEW YORK (MarketWatch)—The Swiss franc extended its losses against the dollar and the euro Thursday after the Swiss National Bank said it plans to lower its overnight interest rate to -0.25% in an effort to weaken the franc. The franc has strengthened ...
Dollar edges higher in wake of Fed statement, Swiss rate moveCNBC
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Swiss savers shrug off negative interest, foreign banks the targetReuters
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Fed Grants Volcker Reprieve in Banks' Second Win This Month - Bloomberg


CNBC

Fed Grants Volcker Reprieve in Banks' Second Win This Month
Bloomberg
Banks got a reprieve from the Volcker Rule that will let them hold onto billions of dollars in private-equity investments for at least two more years. The Federal Reserve granted the delay today after banks said selling the stakes quickly might force them to ...
Fed gives banks more time to sell risky holdingsWashington Post
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Fed Delays Volcker Rule, Giving Wall Street Another Holiday GiftHuffington Post
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Linux distributor Red Hat raises full-year profit forecast - Reuters


News & Observer

Linux distributor Red Hat raises full-year profit forecast
Reuters
(Reuters) - Red Hat Inc (RHT.N), the world's largest commercial distributor of the Linux operating system, raised its profit forecast for the full year after reporting quarterly revenue and profit above market expectations, boosted by strong growth in subscriptions.
Red Hat tops Street 3Q forecasts, shares jumpBusinessweek
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Linux distributor Red Hat's revenue, profit beat estimatesCNBC
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Atlantic City bill package postponed amid Taj Mahal dispute - NJ.com


NJ.com

Atlantic City bill package postponed amid Taj Mahal dispute
NJ.com
TRENTON — A dispute between billionaire investor Carl Icahn and union workers at the Trump Taj Mahal casino prompted state lawmakers to delay a final vote today on a package of five bills aiming to help financially strapped Atlantic City. Both the state ...
Icahn Gambles to Keep New Jersey's Taj Mahal Casino AfloatBloomberg
Icahn offers $20 mln to keep Atlantic City Trump casino openReuters
Icahn promises $20M to Taj Mahal casinoSalt Lake Tribune
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