Washington PostWall Street frets as Volcker Rule nears vote
Five years after the financial crisis, regulators will vote Tuesday on the "Volcker Rule,'' one of the most contested elements of the sweeping, post-crisis Wall Street reform act known as Dodd-Frank. The rule is expected to bar most trading by banks for their own ...
Wall Street wins Volcker concession
Regulators set to toughen rules for Wall Street
US set to adopt Volcker rule to curb bank trading gambles
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Economic TimesAbe's arrows: Japan counts the cost of inflation
At first sight, Kazumi Ichimura's small tofu shop in suburban Tokyo looks to be at the leading edge of Japan's Abenomics revolution. In January, Mr Ichimura plans to do something he has not done in a decade: raise the price of his speciality abura-age ...
With a Crucial Test Looming for Abenomics, Japan's Economy Falls Short
BREAKINGVIEWS-Narendra Modi could be India's Shinzo Abe
Plunge in Polls May Force PM Abe to Return to Economy
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New York Daily NewsUS lost $10.5 billion on GM but saved 1 million jobs
DETROIT — The U.S. government ended up losing $10.5 billion on the General Motors bailout, but it says the alternative would have been far worse. The Treasury Department sold its final shares of the Detroit auto giant on Monday, recovering $39 billion of ...
US sells rest of GM stock
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US Ends Bailout of GM, Selling Last Shares of Stock
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GM Bailout Ends as U.S. Sells Last of 'Government Motors': Cars
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Washington PostStocks lose grip on gains, euro scales heights
TOKYO (Reuters) - Stocks saw their gains unravel in Asian trade on Tuesday, while tighter money market conditions in the euro zone helped the euro climb to a five-year peak against the yen and a six-week high against the dollar. European shares appeared ...
Asian stocks lose grip on gains, euro scales heights
Stocks edge higher, euro scales heights
Asia stocks boosted as US unemployment falls
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Sky News AustraliaUS household wealth reaches record high
WASHINGTON (AP) — A surging stock market and a steady recovery in home prices drove Americans' wealth to a record last summer. The nation's wealth rose 2.6% from July through September to $77.3 trillion, the Federal Reserve said Monday. Household ...
U.S. household wealth reaches high of $77.3T
US household net worth reaches all-time high
UPDATE 2-US household net worth hits record high in Q3
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Washington PostSysco and US Foods Agree to Merge, Creating a World-Class Foodservice ...
Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) and US Foods today announced an agreement to merge, creating a world-class foodservice company. The total enterprise value of the transaction is approximately $8.2 billion and the combination has been approved by the ...
Food distributor merger helps stocks rise to another record
Sysco plans to buy Rosemont-based US Foods for $3.5 billion
News Summary: S&P 500 Index Ekes out Record
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MiamiHerald.comFannie Mae Mortgage-Guarantee Fees Increased by U.S. Overseer
Fannie Mae (FNMA) and Freddie Mac, the U.S.-owned mortgage-finance companies, will raise the fees they charge lenders to guarantee loans as part of an effort to shrink their presence in the mortgage market, the Federal Housing Finance Agency said.
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UPDATE 1-Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac to hike mortgage guarantee fees
Fannie (FNMA) and Freddie (FMCC) Tip Into the Red
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Economic TimesDollar Steady Against Yen as Investors Mull Timing of Fed Tapering
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The dollar was steady against the yen during Asian trading Tuesday as investors continued to mull the likely timing of the Federal Reserve's tapering of its asset-purchase program following last Friday's stronger-than-expected U.S. jobs report. Trading was ...
Euro advances as dollar, yen stay out of favor
Dollar up in Asia after Fed official's stimulus hint
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Fresno BeeMinimal freeze damage to Valley citrus crop -- so far
Ag Inspectors Mary Megrenne, from left, Scotti Walker and Rosemarie Davis inspect oranges for freeze damage at the Fresno County Department of Agriculture Monday, December 9, 2013. CRAIG KOHLRUSS — THE FRESNO BEE |Buy Photo ...
More freezing temperatures beset California citrus
Calif. weather cold but not enough to damage crops
More freezing temperatures beset Calif. citrus
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National PostObama arrives for Mandela service, celebration
JOHANNESBURG — Thousands of South Africans filled trains and buses and headed to a soccer stadium where President Obama and other leaders from around the globe were honoring Nelson Mandela in a memorial service Tuesday. Extreme levels of ...
Nelson Mandela memorial: Snipers, troops stand guard
South Africa and world leaders say farewell to Mandela
Obama, other world leaders to speak at massive Mandela memorial
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Washington PostTearful Thai PM urges protesters to take part in election
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Her eyes welling with tears, Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra pleaded on Tuesday for anti-government demonstrators to clear the streets and support a snap election, but defiant protest leaders called for her to step down within ...
Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Refuses to Resign
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How Thailand's Meddlesome Military Got Tired of Meddling
Thai PM insists she will not resign before polls
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BBC NewsUkraine police move on protesters and opposition party
Ukrainian police have begun moving against protesters in central Kiev, with some protest camps in front of government buildings dismantled. An opposition party said security forces had raided its headquarters. Officials gave protesters until Tuesday to leave.
Ukraine Tension Mounts Over Police Pressure as Ashton Visits (1)
UPDATE 1-Ukraine protesters hold firm, defy riot police
After Show Of Force, Talks Afoot In Ukraine
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Firstpost2 French soldiers die in Central African Republic
PARIS (AP) — President Francois Hollande's office says two French soldiers have died in combat in Central African Republic's capital. The announcement Tuesday of the killings in Bangui the previous evening marks the first French troop deaths since France ...
French president heading to C. African Republic
France's Hollande Travels to Central African Republic After Mandela Funeral
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Central African Republic violence: US to fly in peacekeepers
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The GuardianNow is the time to engage Iran on human rights
On Tuesday, Dec. 10, the United Nations and its members will celebrate Human Rights Day in observance of the 65th anniversary of the presentation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which reaffirms “faith in fundamental human rights” and “in the ...
Standing firm on the Human Rights Act
El Paso groups work to educate public about human rights
Carol Rinehart: Taking the vow to uphold human rights, on historic UN anniversary
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BBC NewsSouth Korea warns of North Korea's 'reign of terror'
South Korea's president has warned that ties with the communist North could become more unstable following the removal of a major powerbroker. President Park Geun-hye said the North was "carrying out a reign of terror", after news of the purge of Chang ...
US Skeptical NKorea Moves Will Ease Nuke Tensions
Purge sends chilling message to North Korea's elite
South Korea says Jang aide not in China - Yonhap
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HaaretzMiddle East water deal brings Red Sea-Dead Sea pipeline one step closer
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority on Monday signed a water-sharing agreement that includes the building of a desalination plant on the Gulf of Aqaba and a pilot study for a pipeline linking the Red Sea with the Dead Sea, ...
Israel, Jordan and Palestinians sign accord on water cooperation
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A Rare Middle East Agreement, on Water
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Water deal reached over over Dead Sea revival
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BBC NewsThe Putin Media
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Russian President Vladimir Putin is facing criticism at home and abroad, and on Monday he indulged one of his favorite responses: Moving to further control Russia's media. Will we be hearing a comment on the decision from Glenn Greenwald and Edward ...
REFILE-Putin dissolves state news agency, tightens grip on Russia media
Putin dissolves state news agency, tightens grip on Russia media
Head of New Kremlin Media Agency Bids to Boost Russia's Image
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Khaleej TimesSyrian army captures key town
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian troops seized a key opposition-held town Monday along a major north-south highway critical for transporting the government's chemical weapons stocks to a port where they could be shipped out for destruction by the ...
Syrian Army Fights Rebels Along Key Highway
Syrian Troops Seize Control of Strategic Highway
Chemical watchdog to use Nobel Prize money for new award
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Economic TimesSingapore to charge 24 people for rioting
Singapore prosecutors will charge 24 people for causing the city-state's first riot in more than 40 years which took place in the Little India district on Feb 8. The riots were sparked off when an Indian construction worker was struck and killed by a private bus.
Singapore bans alcohol consumption, sale in riot hit Little India
Singapore riot: PM Lee Hsien Loong urges restraint
Singapore appeals for calm after riots
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