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  • Midday Glance: Railroad companies

    Shares of some top railroad companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: CSX rose $.13 or .4 percent, to $30.97. Canadian National Railway Co. rose $.04 or .1 percent, to $65.50. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. rose $1.01 ...

  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest percentage increases

    A look at the 10 biggest percentage gainers on Nasdaq at 1 p.m.: La Jolla Pharm rose 20.1 percent to $10.75. InterCloud Systems rose 16.1 percent to $6.50. ClearSign Combustion Corp. rose 10.6 percent ...

  • Tennis star Djokovic weds in romantic ceremony
    Tennis star Djokovic weds in romantic ceremony

    Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic and his longtime girlfriend Jelena Ristic wed Thursday in a gazebo civil ceremony on a lawn at a posh Adriatic resort. The event, held in a park above a beach close to the luxury Montenegro islet Sveti Stefan, was attended by "the families, close friends and some hundred guests," said a source close to the families who requested anonymity. A religious ceremony was to take place on Saturday. Among the guest's attending Thursday's ceremony were Russian tennis players Maria Sharapova, Djokovic's coach Marjan Vajda and his wife, as well as his Serbian fellow tennis players Viktor Troicki, Nenad Zimonjic and Janko Tipsarevic.

  • Utah considers rejecting daylight saving time
    Utah considers rejecting daylight saving time

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah residents said Thursday that officials should reject daylight saving time and join Arizona and Hawaii as the only states that don't adjust their clocks.

  • Hot spot: Yellowstone road melts, sites closed
    Hot spot: Yellowstone road melts, sites closed

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The ever-changing thermal geology of Yellowstone National Park has created a hot spot that melted an asphalt road and closed access to popular geysers and other attractions at the height of tourist season, officials said Thursday.

  • Watch someone break the iPhone 6′s unbreakable sapphire screen
    Watch someone break the iPhone 6′s unbreakable sapphire screen

    The leaked iPhone 6 front panel – supposedly made of sapphire crystal – is very hard to scratch or break according to a couple of videos that have put it through various torture tests. However, Nowhereelse has discovered an even more thorough stress test video, which will show you what you need to do to break the iPhone 6′s screen. FROM EARLIER: New report claims to reveal release date for iPhone 6 and ‘iPhone Air’ You don’t need to understand Chinese to get what’s going on in the video. The person who has obtained a supposed white version of the iPhone 6’s front panel puts the component through various tests, many of which it’s able to survive unharmed. From the looks of it, the

  • WOMAN THINKS BRIDE-TO-BE'S FRIENDSHIP ISN'T WORTH THE COST

    DEAR ABBY: My best friend is getting married and asked me to be her maid of honor. She has also asked me to buy an expensive dress, host a lavish shower I'm afraid I can't afford and plan a destination bachelorette party. The cost will be exorbitant. On top of this, she has asked me to be her "cover" when she lies to her fiance about where she is. She has admitted to me that she has cheated on him, and I think she's doing it again. I know it's not my place to question her or tell her what to do, but this has made me hesitant to commit financially to her wedding. ...

  • China's yuan 'a growing force in global finance'
    China's yuan 'a growing force in global finance'

    China's yuan is a growing force in global finance, more than doubling in use over the past year, according to a new study from the Institute of International Finance Thursday. Although its use in the international payments system remains dwarfed by the dollar and euro, the yuan, officially known as the renminbi, grew to 1.4 percent of total transactions. In trade finance, overwhelmingly dominated by the US dollar, the yuan jumped into second place last year ahead of the euro and the Japanese yen, comprising eight percent of transactions.

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