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Suspected Connecticut bank robber shot by police after chase

August 15th, 2015

MILFORD, Conn. (Reuters) – A suspected bank robber shot by police after a high-speed chase that spanned several Connecticut towns is in critical condition at a hospital in the state capital of Hartford, officials said Saturday.

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Glitch that canceled more than 400 U.S. flights is fixed – FAA

August 15th, 2015

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Disrupted air travel along the heavily populated U.S. East Coast was resuming normal operations on Saturday after the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said it had fixed an automation problem at an air traffic center that led to hundreds of flight cancellations.


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Despite White House lobbying, Senator Flake opposes Iran nuclear deal

August 15th, 2015

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Jeff Flake announced his opposition on Saturday to the nuclear deal with Iran despite White House lobbying to try to convince the Arizona Republican to break from others in his party and back the accord when U.S. lawmakers vote on it.


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Two parachutists injured at Chicago Air & Water Show

August 15th, 2015

(Reuters) – Two parachutists performing in a Chicago air show were injured on Saturday, one of them critically, the Chicago Tribune reported.

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Euro ministers give blessing to Greek bailout, wooing IMF on debt

August 15th, 2015

BRUSSELS/ATHENS (Reuters) – Euro zone finance ministers have agreed to lend Greece up to 86 billion euros ($96 billion) after Greek lawmakers accepted their stiff conditions despite a revolt by supporters of leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.


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Berkshire Hathaway hints at new purchase, ups Charter stake

August 15th, 2015

(Reuters) – Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Friday said it boosted its stake in cable TV operator Charter Communications Corp , and signaled it may have another large investment planned after agreeing to buy Precision Castparts Corp in its largest-ever purchase.


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Exclusive: GE expected to win EU approval for $14 billion Alstom deal

August 15th, 2015

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – General Electric is expected to secure EU approval for its proposed 12.4-billion-euro ($13.8 billion) bid for French peer Alstom’s power business, its largest ever deal, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

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Hedge funds take fresh look at General Motors in second quarter

August 15th, 2015

BOSTON (Reuters) – Several prominent hedge fund managers made bigger bets on U.S. automaker General Motors during the second quarter, despite the company’s battling a deadly ignition defect and tangling with shareholders over its stock price.

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Euro ministers give blessing to Greek bailout, wooing IMF on debt

August 15th, 2015

BRUSSELS/ATHENS (Reuters) – Euro zone finance ministers agreed on Friday to lend Greece up to 86 billion euros ($96 billion) after Greek lawmakers accepted their stiff conditions despite a revolt by supporters of leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.


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Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway hints at new purchase, ups Charter stake

August 15th, 2015

(Reuters) – Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Friday said it boosted its stake in cable TV operator Charter Communications Corp , and signaled it may have another large investment planned after agreeing to buy Precision Castparts Corp in its largest-ever purchase.

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