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Dollar, bond yields rise on Fed rate risk
SYDNEY Asian share markets were in a mixed mood on Wednesday as the mounting risks of a hike in U.S. interest rates as early as next month lifted the dollar and bond yields, pressuring currencies across the region. Financial spreadbetters expected ...
Beware the rate rise that kills off bull marketsThe Australian Financial Review
Dollar Rises to Four-Month High as Traders Flip Coin on Fed MoveBloomberg
Forex - Aussie weakens with focus on Fed rate hike timingNasdaq
Sydney Morning Herald -Economic Times
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Fox Business

Walt Disney Co. earnings: 5 things to know
Los Angeles Times
Walt Disney Co., the world's largest entertainment firm, has turned in another strong fiscal quarter, setting a new record for quarterly profit. The Burbank company reported net income of $2.483 billion in its fiscal third quarter, up 11% from a year ...
Despite 5% Increase, Disney Revenue Disappoints AnalystsNew York Times
Disney Shares Slide Over 6% On Revenue MissSky News
Earnings roundup: 'Avengers' helps Disney top 3rd-quarter earnings expectationsOmaha World-Herald
Dispatch Times -New York Post -Sentinel Republic
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Business Insider

This new rule could reveal the huge gap between CEO pay and worker pay
Washington Post
Thousands of public U.S. companies are likely to soon be forced to share a number many would rather keep under wraps: how much more their chief executives make than their typical rank-and-file employees. The Securities and Exchange Commission is ...
How much more does the CEO make? You may find outWaterbury Republican American

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Wall Street moves lower on Apple, interest rate worries
Wall Street ended lower on Tuesday for a third straight session as investors worried about a rise in interest rates while Apple's shares hit their lowest in over six months. The iPhone maker's shares fell 3.21 percent to $114.64, firmly below their 200 ...
Oil's Travails Are Not Equities' Only ProblemWall Street Journal (blog)

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New York Times

Puerto Rico Has Another Debt Worry on Horizon
New York Times
While Puerto Rico's first bond default in its history reverberated through the financial markets on Tuesday, another move by the cash-poor island may provide a clue to where the next trouble spot lies. After openly acknowledging on Monday afternoon ...
Puerto Rico investors could try to force payment on bonds -filingReuters
Puerto Rico's economic 'death spiral' can be helped if Washington allows the ...New York Daily News
Puerto Rico confirms it failed to make $58 million debt paymentDispatch Times
Sputnik International -Rapid News Network -Fx Report Daily
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IMF signals doubts on renminbi as reserve currency
Financial Times
The International Monetary Fund has hailed China's progress on financial reform but said the renminbi still lags rivals on key metrics that determine whether the fund will formally endorse the redback as a reserve currency. The fund's executive board ...
Financial BriefsWall Street Journal
No Rush to Add China's Yuan to Currency Basket: IMFNDTV
IMF signals delay on adding China to currency basket10TV
South China Morning Post (subscription)
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A Twin Train Derailment in India Leaves At Least 31 Dead
Two passenger trains derailed off a bridge and into a river in central India late Tuesday night, leaving scores injured and possibly as many as 31 dead, according to Indian authorities. Shortly before midnight local time, a number of coaches of the ...
Live: Death toll in Madhya Pradhesh's twin train tragedy rises to 30Firstpost
LIVE: 31 dead in train derailments in MP, more than 200 rescued; death toll ...Hindustan Times
Two trains derail in Madhya Pradesh, 20 killedLivemint
Business Today -Irish Independent -Times of India
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Luxury retailer Neiman Marcus files for IPO valued at $100M
NEW YORK (AP) — Luxury retailer Neiman Marcus is filing for an initial public offering. For the purpose of calculating a filing fee, Neiman Marcus says it expects to raise $100 million. The Dallas company has 41 Neiman Marcus locations and two ...
UPDATE 1-US luxury fashion retailer Neiman Marcus files for IPOReuters
Neiman Marcus files for IPO valued at $100 millionOmaha World-Herald
Neiman Marcus Files to Go Public AgainNew York Times
Dallas Morning News
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Netflix will offer a year of unlimited leave for new moms and dads
Washington Post
Online-streaming giant Netflix just offered its new moms and dads an incredible perk: "Unlimited" maternity and paternity leave in the first year after a child's birth or adoption. In a blog post Tuesday, chief talent officer Tawni Cranz said employees ...
Business WatchWall Street Journal
Netflix offers new parents 'unlimited' leaveLos Angeles Times
Netflix Offers New Parents Up to a Year of Parental LeaveBloomberg
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MGM challenges Connecticut law clearing way for third Indian casino
MILFORD, Conn. U.S. casino operator MGM Resorts International Inc sued Connecticut on Tuesday, challenging a law that would permit one of the state's two Native American tribes to build a casino off reservation land but would not allow MGM to bid for ...
MGM Resorts International Shares Up 8.7% Following Better-Than-Expected ...WKRB News
MGM Resorts files lawsuit against Connecticut officials, says casino law ...Fox Business
MGM Resorts tells drought panel it saved 2 billion gallonsPress of Atlantic City
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Wall Street Journal

India Train Crash Leaves at Least 24 Dead
Wall Street Journal
NEW DELHI—Two passenger trains derailed over a bridge in central India while crossing a track that was flooded by heavy monsoon rains, killing at least 24 people, officials said Wednesday. More than 300 people have been rescued. The Kamayani Express ...
A Twin Train Derailment in India Leaves At Least 31 DeadTIME
LIVE: 31 dead in train derailments in MP, more than 200 rescued; death toll ...Hindustan Times
At least 27 dead after two trains derail in central IndiaABC Online
Firstpost -Livemint -The Indian Express
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Answer on whether Boeing part is from MH370 could come this week
(CNN) A definitive answer on whether a barnacle-encrusted plane part that washed up on an Indian Ocean island is part of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 could come this week. Expert analysis of the Boeing 777 wing component, which was found last ...
MH370: Reunion islanders continue debris searchBBC News
MH370: Reunion island defends its handling of plane wreckage and says it
MH30 search: Hunt for more plane debris on Reunion -The Guardian
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Kerry, China's Wang discuss South China Sea tensions
KUALA LUMPUR Tensions in the disputed South China Sea took center-stage in talks between U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Wednesday, a day after Southeast Asian nations called for restraint in the vital ...
South China Sea Disputes Loom as ASEAN Holds ForumVoice of America
Kerry and Chinese FM discuss tensions over islandsDaily Mail
S. China Sea issue draws attentionXinhua
Minneapolis Star Tribune -Jakarta Post -Financial Express
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Fox News

Israel orders Jewish extremist jailed for 6 months without charges, trial ...
Fox News
Head of a Jewish extremist group Meir Ettinger appears in court in Nazareth Illit , Israel, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015. Israel said Tuesday it was interrogating the suspected head of a Jewish extremist group in the first arrest of an Israeli suspect ...
Q&A: A look at the history of Jewish extremism in IsraelNewsday
Israel approves detention without trial in crackdown on Jewish extremistseuronews
PA Minister: Israel Steals Muslim Artifacts on Temple MountArutz Sheva
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U.S. News & World Report

Mexico Journalist Seeking Refuge in Capital Never Felt Safe
New York Times
MEXICO CITY — Everything was fine as of 2:13 p.m. Friday. Ruben Espinosa got a text from a friend. The two had made a pact to stay in touch when Espinosa moved to Mexico City in self-exile. A news photographer for eight years in Xalapa, the capital of ...
Mexico prosecutors: Video shows suspects in journalist's murderCBS News
Mexico prosecutor: Video has suspects in journalist
14 Journalists From Veracruz, Mexico Have Been Murdered During Governor Duarte ...Global Voices Online

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Former Prime Minister Ted Heath 'raped boy when he was just 12′, man claims
A man has said he was raped by former British Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath when he was just 12 years old. The claims come as police urge more potential victims of the former PM to come forward in an investigation into an alleged cover-up of child ...

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Toronto Star

Muzik nightclub where 2 shot no stranger to violence
Toronto Star
Muzik Clubs Inc. and its affiliated companies have been the target of more than a dozen lawsuits since 2007, including two related to hip-hop star Drake's OVO Fest Afterparty and another stemming from a fatal shooting. Two people were killed and three ...
Toronto police looking for two persons of interest after fatal nightclub shootingThe Globe and Mail
Toronto gun crime hits three-year high, police stats
Two Dead, Three Critically Injured in Shooting at OVO Fest Afterparty: UPDATEBillboard

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Brisbane Times

French customs seize Picasso painting banned for export
Brisbane Times
Auctioneer Jussi Pylkkanen calls for final bids before dropping the gavel on another Picasso panting Women of Algiers in May. Photo: Reuters. French customs officials seized a Picasso painting worth €25 million ($36.8 million) over concerns it could be ...
A Picasso worth $27 million is seized by customs officials in FranceCNN International
Picasso worth $25m seized from British-registered yachtNew Zealand Herald
Spain`s Picasso `national treasure` seized by French customsZee News

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Idaho woman comes under fire for celebrating her killing of giraffe
A big-game trophy collector from Idaho has ignited a firestorm of criticism from animal-rights activists for flaunting online images of herself posed with the carcasses of a giraffe and other wildlife she killed during a recent guided hunt in South ...
Hatemongers on social media to Idaho huntress: Kill

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The Indian Express

What it was like to survive the atomic bombing of Hiroshima
Washington Post
Seven decades ago, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. It almost instantly leveled most of the city and killed as many as 140,000 people. Three days later, on Aug. 9, another American bomber dropped a nuclear ...
Hiroshima atomic bomb: Survivor recalls horrorsBBC News
'Faceless body belonged to my sister': Hiroshima, Nagasaki nuke survivors ...RT
This is what a nuclear attack on Indian, or Pakistani, cities will look like ...The Indian Express
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