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APR Energy signs contract for peaking power plant in Australia - 6 Hours ago
SOURCE APR Energy JACKSONVILLE, Fla. Contracted with the end-user customer, Horizon Power, the plant will run for a term of at least 30 months and will serve as a bridging solution until TransAlta



Tony Abbott announces new counterterrorism units for major Australian airports - 6 Hours ago
Abbott government announces new border force units for international airports, with one 'person of interest' already intercepted. New counterterrorism units will be established at Australia's international



Ukraine leader vows peace 'roadmap' - 9 Hours ago
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says a "roadmap" will be prepared to end fighting between troops and pro-Russian separatists in the east. He was speaking after holding his first direct talks on
 
Calls grow for wider inquiry into bidding on L.A. Unified iPad project
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Fresh quit call over sex abuse report
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Lawmakers move to scrap English-only instruction
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Japanese politician denies drug charges at China trial
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U.S., Europe weigh sanctions, armed force for Libya
Los Angeles Times

Swimmers survive the mud at World Bog Snorkeling Championship
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Journalist Held Captive in Syria Arrives in US - 10 Hours ago
American journalist Peter Theo Curtis has returned home to the United States, two days after being freed by a Syrian extremist group. A statement released by a family member late Tuesday says 45-year-old
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Freed journalist returns to U.S. - 10 Hours ago
(CNN) -- After almost two years in captivity, Peter Theo Curtis is finally home. The American writer flew Tuesday from Tel Aviv, Israel, to the United States -- stopping first in Newark, New Jersey,
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Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar's chief assassin freed from jail - 10 Hours ago
(Reuters) - One of Colombia's most feared drug cartel assassins walked free on Tuesday after serving 22 years in jail for scores of murders ordered by notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar during the cocaine
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>>   Politics/Law
Obama vs. the rising seas - 9 Hours ago
By , THE COUNTRY is about to see its fiercest climate-change battle. After years of congressional inaction, President Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency is applying new rules to curb greenhouse-gas

Mr. Obama’s rules on climate - 11 Hours ago
By , THE COUNTRY is about to see its fiercest climate-change battle. After years of congressional inaction, President Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency is applying new rules to curb greenhouse-gas

Arizona's state treasurer claims victory in Republican primary - 7 Hours ago
(Reuters) - Arizona state treasurer and businessman Doug Ducey claimed victory on Tuesday in the race to be the Republican nominee to replace outgoing Governor Jan Brewer, who has repeatedly clashed with
 
>>   Business
Hawaiian Electric Companies submit plans for Hawaii's Energy Future - 6 Hours ago
HONOLULU, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc. (Hawaiian Electric), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hawaiian Electric Industries "Our energy environment is changing rapidly, and

Steelmakers Hurting Profits by Chasing Sales, Roland Berger Says - 6 Hours ago
The world’s biggest steelmakers are hurting profits by chasing sales of the metal at any cost, according to Roland Berger Strategy Consultants. Steel producers struggling to recover from the global

Apple, Samsung Face $3.9 Billion Wall to China Sales - 61 Minutes ago
Apple Inc. China’s state-run wireless operators are slashing subsidies they pay to make devices more affordable for consumers just as the biggest phone-makers are set to introduce upgraded products.
 
>>   Finance
Gucci’s Retailer in Philippines Profits as IPO Nears - 13 Hours ago
SSI Group Inc., the Philippine retailer of Hermes shoes and Gucci handbags, said rising incomes will accelerate profit growth this year as it prepares for an initial public offering. SSI, which retails

Hutchin Hill, Citadel See Assets Jump as Pensions Call - 6 Hours ago
Neil Chriss is hitting his stride. The math doctorate turned hedge-fund manager founded Hutchin Hill Capital LP more than six years ago and built it to cater to large investors. After posting annualized
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Emerging Stocks Advance; Kiwi Gains, Europe Index Futures Slide - 6 Hours ago
Aug. 27 (Bloomberg) -- Emerging-market stocks rose, with a benchmark index at a three-year high, while Asian bond risk retreated after data signaled a stronger U.S. economy and Russia’s president hailed
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>>   Sports
Teen gatecrashes Serena and Federer party - 6 Hours ago
By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Despite boasting 34 grand slam singles titles between them, Serena Williams and Roger Federer were forced to share the spotlight with a 15-year-old at the U.S. Open

Man United thrashed 4-0 by MK Dons in Cup - 6 Hours ago
Man United thrashed 4-0 by MK Dons in League Cup 12:23am BST By LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester United's early season problems were compounded by a humiliating 4-0 loss to third-tier Milton Keynes Dons

Wawrinka in action at U.S. Open on Wednesday - 11 Hours ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Third seed Stanislas Wawrinka will headline center court action at the U.S. Open on Wednesday when he faces unseeded Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci in their second round clash. The Australian
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>>   Industry
ayondo Receives Further Funding From Luminor Capital - 6 Hours ago
SOURCE ayondo Holding AG LONDON - ayondo's international expansion on course • Foundation laid for further growth • In the course of their international expansion plans and the recent opening of a

Wood Group Welcomes Nina Schofield As Head Of Health, Safety, Security And Environment - 7 Hours ago
Schofield brings over 20 years of experience to Wood Group and will implement HSSE strategies across the energy services company's global operations PR Newswire HOUSTON, Aug. 27, 2014 HOUSTON
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Kommuninvest Interim Report 2014: Operating profit for first six months increased - 6 Hours ago
SOURCE Kommuninvest of Sweden ÖREBRO, Sweden - The Swedish local government debt office, Kommuninvest i Sverige AB, reports stable results and a strengthening of capital, according to its interim
 
>>   Internet
Mozilla plans permission toggles in Firefox OS - 10 Hours ago
A prototype of the Firefox OS-powered Cloud FX phone. A future version of the operating system will include app permission controls. Stephen Shankland/CNET Mozilla promises that a future version of
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Google doesn't copy, explains Eric Schmidt - 13 Hours ago
Now do you understand? Eric Schmidt/Google+ screenshot by /CNET This is an era of uncommon innovation. Minds brighter than have ever been seen have congregated in one small part of western America

Why Bad Online Reviews Are Good For Your Bank - 6 Hours ago
Many financial institutions dread bad online reviews. But here's why you should view negative feedback as golden opportunities. By John Siracusa, President & CEO at mOSa eBank Marketing Services Getting
 
>>   Science
R&I affirms Toyota Tsusho Corp's rating at "A+" and announces stable outlook - 6 Hours ago
Mon, Aug 25 2014 Toyota Tsusho Corp:Rating and Investment Information, Inc. (R&I) affirmed the company's rating at "A+".Rating outlook stable.

Ecogreen Fine Chemicals Group Ltd declares interim dividend - 6 Hours ago
:13pm EDT   Ecogreen Fine Chemicals Group Ltd:Declares to pay an interim dividend of HK$0.02 per share for the six months ended June 30 (H1 2013: HK$0.0149).Payable on Oct. 31 to the shareholders whose

RTM machines offer research institute utmost flexibility - 11 Hours ago
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>>   Technology
HP recalls 6M laptop power cords for 'fire and burn hazard' - 10 Hours ago
Hewlett-Packard has issued a recall on its LS-15 power cord that's used with Compaq laptops and other devices. Hewlett-Packard Hewlett-Packard announced a voluntary worldwide recall of more than 6 million

Best Buy says sales to fall as more shoppers buy online - 19 Hours ago
(Reuters) - Best Buy Co Inc, the largest U.S. consumer electronics retailer, said same-store sales were expected to fall and higher discounting would erode margins in the second half of the year. Best
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Microsoft: Fix for Surface Pro 3 overheating issues coming soon - 14 Hours ago
Microsoft says a fix will be available "as soon as possible." Sarah Tew/CNET There have been reports by some recent Surface Pro 3 users -- specifically those buying the Intel Core i7 devices -- that
 
>>   Health
Sniffing out the allergy epidemic - 10 Hours ago
One in three of us is allergic. From grass pollen to latex, peanuts to pets, allergies send 20,000 of people in England to hospital every year. But generations before did not suffer from this epidemic,

CBS Health: Man develops rare allergy to red meat - 12 Hours ago
If you've been spending a lot of time outdoors and have suddenly developed an allergy to red meat, you may want to check yourself for ticks. The Lone Star tick can set off a potentially life-threatening
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CBS Health: FDA: No diet supplement can treat concussions - 12 Hours ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers about dietary supplements that falsely claim to prevent or cure concussions or other traumatic brain injuries. The FDA says supplements with
 
>>   Culture
First-trimester screening biochemical markers (free beta-subunit human chorionic - 61 Minutes ago
Abstract Aim The aim of this work was to assess the risk of early fetal loss (first trimester of pregnancy, 8–13?weeks of gestation) using the results of first-trimester screening (FTS) biochemical

Intrapartum and neonatal outcome of screening non-stress test (NST) compared with - 61 Minutes ago
Abstract Aim The aim of this study was to compare the intrapartum and neonatal outcome between screening non-stress test (NST) and no screening NST groups in healthy pregnant women at a gestational

Police: Utah mother accused of putting baby in trash was trying to hide pregnancy - 6 Hours ago
KEARNS, Utah - Charging documents show a Utah woman accused of dumping her newborn in a neighbour's trash says she was afraid to tell her parents about the pregnancy. A probable cause statement released
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>>   Top Stories
Burger King and Warren Buffett under fire for Tim Hortons deal - 10 Hours ago
Burger King's $11.4-billion deal for Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc. — with a new headquarters in Canada — sparked calls for a boycott and criticism of billionaire Warren Buffett,

Brothers Jerome and Joel-Peter Witkin and their 'Twin Visions' - 13 Hours ago
If you didn't know the artists were identical twins, you might not suspect it. Painter Jerome Witkin and surrealist photographer Joel-Peter Witkin have spent the better part of their 74 years apart.

Video: Emmys 2014 red-carpet rewind - 12 Hours ago
Gussied-up celebrities in glittery sequins, sparkling jewels and dapper tuxedos made their way along the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards red carpet on Monday, and for sartorial spectators, it was all in the
 
>>   Media & Advertising
World Cigarettes Bangladesh - 6 Hours ago
More Tobacco Products reports by ERC Group Smoking Tobacco: Key Markets : 2014 by ERC Group Summary“Smoking Tobacco: Key Markets 2014” is a new report by ERC that covers 20 major world markets for smoking
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Land Securities Group PLC (the "Company"): Director Shareholding - 60 Minutes ago
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwired) -- 08/27/14 -- Land Securities Group PLC The Company announces that Kevin O'Byrne, Non-executive Director, purchased 22 Land Securities Group PLC ordinary shares

Caza Oil & Gas Announces Results of Second Well at Gramma Ridge - 7 Hours ago
HOUSTON, TEXAS -- (Marketwired) -- 08/27/14 -- Caza Oil & Gas Gramma Ridge Property, Lea County, New Mexico: The Gramma Ridge 27 State #2H horizontal Bone Spring test well (the "27-2H well") reached
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