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  • Final Glance: Gold companies

    Shares of some top gold companies were up at the close of trading: Barrick Gold Corp. rose $.13 or .8 percent, to $16.57. Gold Fields rose $.04 or .9 percent, to $4.45. GoldCorp. rose $.15 or .6 percent, ...

  • Moscow warns against panic as ruble plunges to historic lows
    Moscow warns against panic as ruble plunges to historic lows

    Moscow (AFP) - Russian authorities told people not to panic on Tuesday as the battered ruble plunged to record lows, floored by tensions with the West over Ukraine, new sanctions and falling oil prices.

  • After Obama speech, Islamic State wins new recruits in Syria-monitor
    After Obama speech, Islamic State wins new recruits in Syria-monitor

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State has won new recruits in Syria since President Barack Obama signaled last week that air strikes against the group will be expanded from Iraq to its strongholds in northern and eastern Syria, a group monitoring the war said on Wednesday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 162 people had joined Islamic State training camps in Aleppo province since Sept 10, when Obama said he would not hesitate to strike Islamic State in Syria. ...

  • NASA picks Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronauts
    NASA picks Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronauts

    NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil.

  • Gaza widow offers insight into world of spies
    Gaza widow offers insight into world of spies

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The 48-year-old Palestinian woman's husband was shot to death in 2012 by militants in the Gaza Strip for spying for Israel. A mother of seven, she herself was jailed by Gaza's Hamas rulers for aiding and abetting a spy — her husband.

  • Sony heads for deeper loss as it shrinks struggling smartphone business
    Sony heads for deeper loss as it shrinks struggling smartphone business

    By Sophie Knight and Reiji Murai TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp cut its earnings outlook for the sixth time on Chief Executive Kazuo Hirai's watch on Tuesday as it announced a massive impairment change on its smartphone unit, which it has failed to grow despite a rapidly expanding market. Hirai said mobile would remain one of the three core divisions of its electronics business, even though its shrinking footprint and ballooning losses now threaten the prospects of that flagship business scoring a profit this year. ...

  • De Beers warns diamonds aren't forever
    De Beers warns diamonds aren't forever

    The De Beers diamond cartel warned Wednesday that global production will decline from 2020, a trend that could spell pricier bling for consumers.

  • IPhone comes out of a 'bygone era', reviewers hail bigger handset

    (Reuters) - Bigger is better and Apple Inc has finally realized that and given iPhone users a product that may be low on novelty but high on improvements, reviewers wrote. Most reviewers say that the iPhone 6 is the best smartphone available or "ever made", while the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus has been described as a "phablet" that will give competition to Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's Galaxy S line of 'big' Android phones. "I think it's a terrific phone. ...

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