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Global banks fined billions for rigging market

Global banks fined billions for rigging market

November 12th, 2014 2:02 pm by DANICA KIRKA and MARCY GORDON, Associated Press

Traders plotted over Internet chat rooms to manipulate currency markets for years, profiting at the expense of clients — and then congratulating themselves for their brilliance — regulators said Wednesday, as they fined five banks $3.4 billion.

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NWS says wintry weather on tap for region

NWS says wintry weather on tap for region

November 12th, 2014 8:07 am by Tony Casey, NET News Service

Friday and Saturday mornings should see the lowest thermometer marks, with temperatures reaching the low 20s in the outlying areas.

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Nobody counts police killings in the US

Nobody counts police killings in the US

November 12th, 2014 7:52 am by By Christine Byers, St. Louis Post-Dispatch (MCT)

ST. LOUIS — The nation's approximately 18,000 police agencies are expected to submit specified categories of crime statistics every year to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting program. But inclusion of justifiable homicides is optional.

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Businesses cash in as women chase bigger butts

Businesses cash in as women chase bigger butts

November 11th, 2014 7:00 pm by JOSEPH PISANI, AP Business Writer

The U.S. booty business is getting a big bump. Companies are cashing in on growing demand from women seeking the more curvaceous figures of their favorite stars, who flaunt their fuller rear ends.

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Veterans Day means freebies for those who served

Veterans Day means freebies for those who served

November 11th, 2014 5:43 pm by Staff Report

Army reservist Dennis Rances had a general idea of how he would spend Veterans Day with his military friends, and none of it required money.

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Ford gets the aluminum F-150 ready for prime time

Ford gets the aluminum F-150 ready for prime time

November 11th, 2014 5:34 pm by Associated Press

The new truck is the company's response to customers' requests for a more fuel-efficient and nimbler pickup. Ford hopes the advantages outweigh customer doubts about the durability of aluminum or potential repair costs for the pricier metal.

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Stocks eke out small gain to close at record

Stocks eke out small gain to close at record

November 11th, 2014 5:21 pm by Associated Press

The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 1.42 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,039.68. The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 1.16 points, or less than 0.1 percent, to 17,614.90. The Nasdaq composite climbed 8.94, or 0.2 percent, to 4,660.56.

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Myrtle Beach police arrest woman after dog thrown from third-floor balcony

Myrtle Beach police arrest woman after dog thrown from third-floor balcony

November 11th, 2014 5:00 pm by By Tonya Root, The Sun News (Myrtle Beach, S.C.) (MCT)

Myrtle Beach police charged a 31-year-old homeless woman in connection with a dog being thrown from a third-floor hotel balcony during a dispute with her boyfriend, according to authorities.

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Missouri governor outlines Ferguson preparations

Missouri governor outlines Ferguson preparations

November 11th, 2014 4:00 pm by JIM SALTER, Associated Press

A grand jury is expected to decide later this month whether to indict Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson, who is white, in the Aug. 9 death of Brown, who was black and unarmed.

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Obama inflames divisive debate on 'net neutrality'

Obama inflames divisive debate on 'net neutrality'

November 11th, 2014 10:34 am by MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Technology Writer

Depending on whom you listen to, the rules could unleash future innovation and create jobs — or stifle innovation and kill jobs. The divisive and often confusing debate has intensified now that Obama has entered the fray.

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