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Labor Day Weekend Gas Prices Lower Than Last Year
Gas prices are cheaper this Labor Day Weekend compared to last year, according to AAA Texas. Last year, regular unleaded fuel was 16 cents more expensive than this year. "It leaves a little bit more money in your pocket which is always nice. Whenever you ...
Labor Day gas prices are lowest in four yearsWFSB
Labor Day 2014 Gas Prices FallAtlantic Highlands Herald
Gas prices fall ahead of Labor Day weekendLos Angeles Times
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Spending Dips, but Consumer Confidence Hits High
New York Times
Consumer spending fell in July for the first time in six months, but a measure of confidence among households hit a seven-year high in August, suggesting the retrenchment would be temporary. A third report on Friday showed a sharp acceleration in factory ...
US consumer spending drops 0.1 percent in JulyGant Daily
US consumer spending falls, but sentiment at 7-year highKhaleej Times
Personal Income Growth Weakest Since DecemberFox Business
The Hill -Reason
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Reuters India

Global stocks rise, bond yields steady as ECB seen on hold
Reuters India
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Global equity markets rose on Friday, posting their best month since February on strong U.S. data, while German bond yields edged up from record lows as expectations that the European Central Bank would ease monetary policy next ...
S&P 500 ends week at record highFinancial Times
Euro Zone Consumer Prices Weaken to Five-Year LowWall Street Journal
FOREX-Dollar trades tightly as euro gets reprieve after in-line inflation readingReuters
MarketWatch -Irish Independent -Business Recorder
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Sky News Australia

US STOCKS-S&P 500 edges up to set new record; best month since Feb
... * Trading volumes light ahead of Labor Day holiday. * Major indexes notch fourth straight week of gains. * Chicago PMI, consumer sentiment both top forecasts. * Indexes up: Dow 0.11 pct, S&P 0.33 pct, Nasdaq 0.5 pct (Updates to close). By Chuck ...
S&P 500 Climbs to Record as Oil Gains, Ruble Hits LowBloomberg
S&P 500 edges up to set new record; best month since FebReuters India
The close: Mining stocks take TSX higherThe Globe and Mail
USA TODAY -Reuters Africa -Financial Times
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CBS Local

Illinois publishes guidelines for fracking
Peoria Public Radio
Drillers and environmentalists alike have been waiting for Illinois to come out with its guidelines for "fracking." The state's Department of Natural Resources finally published its draft today. Hydraulic fracturing has been legal in Illinois for over a year, Governor ...
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Illinois Issues Long-Awaited Fracking Rules For Oil And Gas CompaniesHuffington Post
State agency issues long-awaited fracking
Crain's Chicago Business
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Modesto Bee

Labor report: Montana's jobs outlook shows above-average growth; slowing ...
Fox Business
HELENA, Mont. – Montana ranks fifth in the country for employment growth, but it faces slower growth in the future as many members of an aging workforce retire, state officials said Friday. The Department of Labor and Industry's Labor Day report shows the ...
Montana labor growth looks steady through 2015, report saysRavalli Republic
Labor report: Jobs outlook good through 2015Washington Times

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Almost 1/3rd Of Americans Use Credit Cards For Small Purchases
A recent study suggests that around 1/3rd of Americans use a debit or credit cards to pay for purchases as small as $5 or less. The survey was undertaken by the Princeton Survey Research Associates International involving 1,497 adults between July 24th ...
Mobile Payments & the Under $5 Cash PurchaseMediaPost Communications
33% of People Use Credit Cards for Purchases Under $5 DollarsPFhub
Cash or credit? What paying with plastic says about youTech Times

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Group challenges costs of PNM's coal plant proposal
Santa Fe New
ALBUQUERQUE — The state's largest electric utility is underestimating the costs that will be passed on to customers under a proposal to shut down part of an aging coal-fired power plant in northwestern New Mexico, according to a regulatory filing made ...
Critics challenge costs of PNM plan to shutter part of coal-fired power planThe Tribune

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Wall Street bets on prison growth from border crisis
There's a crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border, and Wall Street is betting that it will result in a boom for private prisons. More from Wall Street bets on prison growth... Denny's aimed at 1% opens in NY · America's cheapest gas is in this town · Slow ...

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The Guardian

A&E to take a stake in Vice Media at $2.5 billion valuation
(Reuters) - A&E Networks is close to taking a 10 percent stake in Vice Media that would value the company at $2.5 billion, a Vice Media spokesman confirmed on Friday. A&E, which is jointly owned by Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) and media group Hearst Corp, ...
Vice Media in talks to sell stake to A&ECNBC
A&E Close to Buying 10% of Vice Media for $250 MillionBusinessweek
A+E Networks in talks to take 10% stake of Vice MediaBoston Herald
Broadcasting & Cable -Television Week
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Economic sanctions spare Western-tied Russian fund
President Barack Obama pauses while speaking about the economy, Iraq, and Ukraine, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, before convening a meeting with his national security team on the ...
US Warns Against Ukraine TravelTIME
EU to Mull Russia Sanctions as Ukraine's Army Pushed BackBusinessweek
NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen urges Canada to boost defence
Times of India -National Post -TVNZ
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Obama's no 'strategy yet' comment on ISIS in Syria sparks a political uproar
Washington (CNN) -- When is a strategy not a strategy? When it's a political football. President Barack Obama has ignited fresh conservative criticism by saying "we don't have a strategy yet" for airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria. Republicans immediately ...
Obama suggests he'll need more time on immigration policyLos Angeles Times
Obama Immigration Delay a Pre-Election CurveballABC News
Perry Criticizes Obama's Lack of Syria Conflict StrategyBusinessweek
SFGate -CBS News -Huffington Post
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Voice of America

UN: Syria Refugee Count Tops 3 Million; Search Continues for UN Peacekeepers
Voice of America
GENEVA—. More than three years of civil war in Syria has forced three million people to flee their homeland, and the fighting is only intensifying, the U.N. refugee agency said Friday. The United Nations High Commission on Refugees said the flight from Syria ...
Half of Syrians Displaced: 5 Takeaways From New UN ReportNational Geographic
First of Syrian refugees arrive in IrelandIrish Times
Syrian exodus reaches 3 million - UNeuronews -Huffington Post
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Britain facing 'greatest terrorist threat' in history
Britain faces the “greatest and deepest” terror threat in the country's history, David Cameron warned as he pledged emergency measures to tackle extremists. The UK threat level was raised to “severe” — its second highest — meaning that a terrorist attack is ...
UK Raises Terror Threat Level to 'Severe'TIME
David Cameron: 'Britain will be fighting terror threat from Islamic State for decades'The Independent
UK terror threat level raised to 'severe' on Iraq, Syria fearsIndian Express
Daily Mail -CNN
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New York Times

Death Toll in Ukraine Conflict Exceeds 2200, UN Says
New York Times
The body of a man killed by shelling in Donetsk on Thursday. The United Nations said that casualties had doubled in the last month. Credit Mstislav Chernov/Associated Press. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story. Continue ...
Ukraine Seeks NATO Membership As Death Toll Fighting Hits 2593Al-Manar TV
Ukraine Death Toll Jumps to 2593: UN Rights
UN: Pro-Russian rebels, Ukraine target civiliansNews 10NBC
Interfax -Al-Arabiya
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US Operation Against ISIL Costs Over $500 Million
U.S. military operations in Iraq since mid-June have cost well above $500 million and can currently be paid for out of 2014 budgets without going to Congress for additional funding, the Pentagon said Friday. The costs have averaged about $7.5 million per ...
Pentagon: Iraq Ops Cost $7.5 Million a DayDoD Buzz
Pentagon considers military operations in SyriaUSA TODAY
Pentagon: Iraq Operations Costing US More Than $7.5 Million A DayTIME
Businessweek -The Inquisitr (KNXV-TV)
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Sanctions won't stop Iran N-energy programme: Zarif
Daily Times
MOSCOW: Iranian foreign minister says Tehran's peaceful nuclear programme has not stopped in the face of unilateral sanctions and will never be halted. “We believe that sanctions can never yield results because sanctions are an illegal strategy to exert ...
US levels new Iran sanctions as nuclear talks in limboUSA TODAY
With Iran Talks at Crossroads, US Levels New SanctionsWall Street Journal
UPDATE 2-US slaps more sanctions on Iranian banks, firmsReuters
New York Times -ABC News
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The Daily Star

UN: Plight of peacekeepers held in Syria very fluid
The Daily Star
A picture taken from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights shows armed men, reportedly rebel fighters, standing in the Syrian side of the Golan, at the Quneitra border crossing, on August 29, 2014. AFP PHOTO / JACK GUEZ. Connect; Tweet; RSS; Follow; Email ...
UN: 'Very fluid' situation on held peacekeepersNew Zealand Herald
UN tries to locate Fijian peacekeepers seized on Golan HeightsReuters
Besieged Filipino UN peacekeepers in Syria ready to use 'deadly force'The Straits Times
Press TV -Philippine Star
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New US Video Shows Airstrike on Islamic State
New video shows a U.S. airstrike against Islamic State militants in northern Iraq. The U.S. Defense Department says the attack took place on Tuesday near Arbil, the latest of several air strikes launched from the USS George H.W. Bush aircraft carrier in the ...
The money behind the Islamic StateFlorida Times-Union
Why US Air Strikes in Syria Would Damage But Not Destroy ISISABC News
ISIS video shows beheading of Kurdish fighter to send 'message of blood'New York Daily News
Reuters India -BBC News
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New York Daily News

Fight over legroom forces Paris-bound American Airlines flight to land in Boston
New York Daily News
An in-flight squabble over legroom caused a flight to be diverted—marking the third time this week that unruly passengers forced unplanned plane landings. An American Airlines flight headed from Miami to Paris stopped short in Boston on Wednesday night ...
On Flights, Reclining Seats and RageNew York Times
Flight diverts to Boston over reclined-seat upsetWashington Post
Second plane forced to land after onboard fight over reclining seatToronto Sun -Daily Mail
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