2012

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Candlelight vigil planned for slain Georgia college student

ATLANTA (AP) — A candlelight vigil is planned to remember a Georgia college freshman who was stabbed to death at Fort Valley State University as he tried to help three female students. School officia
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1 dead in South Carolina after crash during deputy chase

STARR, S.C. (AP) — Sheriff’s deputies say one person is dead after a wreck in South Carolina following a chase where speeds topped 100 mph. Anderson County Sheriff’s Lt. Sheila Cole told
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Chicago officer accused in black teen’s death requests guard

CHICAGO (AP) — The attorney for a Chicago police officer charged in the shooting death of a black teenager has asked for sheriff’s deputies to guard the officer as his client enters and exits c
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Turkish prime minister announces decision to step down

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced his resignation on Thursday, paving the way for the country’s president to pursue a tighter grip on power. “I decide
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Boston firefighter responds to blaze at mother’s home

BOSTON (AP) — A Boston firefighter responding to a fire at his mother’s home got a fright on his way to the scene when he heard a dispatcher say that someone had jumped from a second-floor wind
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Michigan couple avoids jail over lost Dr. Seuss library book

TECUMSEH, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan couple who faced jail after they borrowed a novel and a Dr. Seuss book from a local library and held onto them long past their return dates will remain free. Cathy a
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Popular Finance

 

Gross hiring in top IT cos in FY17 may fall on lower attrition

Attrition level has eased and is at benign levels for top IT companies, following which gross hiring in this space for the fiscal could see a reduction, says a report.
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Clean energy projects get Rs 86K cr investment

Renewable energy projects have received Rs 86,000 crore investment, most of it from private sector, in the last three years with Madhya Pradesh at top garnering Rs 14,313.80 crore.
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Angola and Monaco Principality analyze economic cooperation

Luanda - Angola and Principality of Monaco discussed on Wednesday how to strengthen cooperation and investment in agriculture, agro-industry and mining, during a meeting between the Angolan ambassado
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SBI launches card-less payment solution for offline transactions

The solution will enable customers to make digital payments at offline stores by scanning a QR code on their smartphones
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Panama Papers: First 'Politically Exposed' Bulgarian Name Emerges

Bilyan Balev, the co-chair of the Bulgarian Development Bank, has become the first "politically exposed person" from Bulgarian who se name is revealed in the Panama Papers affair.The Bulgarian Develop
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BRIEF-Store Capital Q1 adjusted FFO per share $0.40

* Store Capital announces first quarter 2016 operating results
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RPT-U.S. bullet train proposals shun public funds, favor private cash

May 5 (Reuters) - It took years of lawsuits and political battles for California to finally break ground last year on the nation's first bullet train, which aims to connect San Francisco to Los Angele
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Irish consumer sentiment posts first rise in three months

DUBLIN, May 5 (Reuters) - Irish consumer sentiment ticked up in April but remained well below January's 15-year high, a survey showed on Thursday, as consumers remained cautious in the face of global
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Czech central bank keeps crown cap in place, focus on new outlook

PRAGUE, May 5 (Reuters) - The Czech central bank made no changes to its weak crown policy as expected on Thursday, aiming to help a recovery in inflation.
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