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  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest percentage decreases

    A look at the 10 biggest percentage decliners on Nasdaq at 1 p.m.: QLT Inc. fell 11.9 percent to $5.46. Retrophin Inc. fell 8.8 percent to $11.40. PDL BioPharma Inc. fell 8.7 percent to $8.81. B Communcations ...

  • Islamic State campaign tests Obama's commitment to Mideast allies
    Islamic State campaign tests Obama's commitment to Mideast allies

    By Jason Szep WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After about 15 hours of flying and five hours of meetings, sleep finally caught up with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Baghdad. It was 6:04 p.m.  After sinking into his seat at the center of the cavernous interior of a C-17 military transport plane, he cradled his head in his palm, put his feet on a desk and shut his eyes. ...

  • Forget Yellen, the real Fed news is in China
    Forget Yellen, the real Fed news is in China

    On a day when Wall Street is in suspense over details of the Federal Reserve’s exit strategy, China’s central bank showed it isn’t going anywhere when it comes to stoking its slowing economy.

  • Jane Fonda: 76 & Stunning!
    Jane Fonda: 76 & Stunning!

    Giving up the style props today to Jane Fonda, who wowed in black at Monday night’s Hollywood premiere of her film, “This Is Where I Leave You.”

  • 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.

  • 3 survive capsizing, make night swim to safety
    3 survive capsizing, make night swim to safety

    LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — A man with a broken leg, a 10-year-old boy and a boat owner were able to swim to safety after a wave capsized their 19-foot vessel off the west coast of Kauai.

  • Theater shooting victim's parents sue ammo seller
    Theater shooting victim's parents sue ammo seller

    The parents of a woman killed in the Colorado theater shootings filed a lawsuit Tuesday accusing four online retailers of improperly selling ammunition, tear gas, a high-capacity magazine and body armor ...

  • NASA's Maven spacecraft reaches Mars this weekend
    NASA's Maven spacecraft reaches Mars this weekend

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Mars, get ready for another visitor or two.

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