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  • NYSE stocks posting largest percentage decreases

    A look at the 10 biggest percentage decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading: Niska Gas Storage Partners LLC fell 30.9 percent to $7.88. K12 Inc. fell 14.3 percent to $12.98. GoldCorp. ...

  • After Fukushima, Japan gets green boom _ and glut
    After Fukushima, Japan gets green boom _ and glut

    TOKYO (AP) — Like other Japanese who were banking on this country's sweeping move toward clean energy, Junichi Oba is angry.

  • Town official: Halloween back on as manhunt ends
    Town official: Halloween back on as manhunt ends

    The successful end to a seven-week manhunt for a suspected police killer means some northeast Pennsylvania children will get to celebrate Halloween in the traditional fashion after all.

  • Israel backing out of US V-22 aircraft sale
    Israel backing out of US V-22 aircraft sale

    Israel's defence minister is dropping the purchase of US V-22 Osprey aircraft, raising concerns that this could further chill already frosty relations with Washington, Israel Hayom daily said Thursday. The mass-circulation freesheet, considered close to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, said Moshe Yaalon's decision went against the Israeli military's wishes. Israel Hayom said the planned purchase of six Ospreys would have made Israel the first country outside the United States to deploy them. Turbulent US-Israel ties plunged to new lows this week when an anonymous senior official in President Barack Obama's administration was quoted in The Atlantic magazine as calling Netanyahu "a chickenshit" interested only in preserving his own political skin.

  • Russia may resume Ukraine gas supply next week if bills paid: Gazprom CEO

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia may restart gas supplies to Ukraine as soon as next week if all financial conditions are met, Alexei Miller, head of state gas monopoly Gazprom, said on Friday. Moscow, Kiev and the European Union clinched a deal on Thursday that would resume supplies of Russian gas to Ukraine over the winter in return for payments funded in part by the Ukrainian government's Western backers. ...

  • Murray on brink of World Finals as Federer battles through
    Murray on brink of World Finals as Federer battles through

    Paris (AFP) - Andy Murray turned in a clinical performance on Wednesday as he joined Roger Federer, Stan Wawrinka, David Ferrer, Grigor Dimitrov and Milos Raonic in the third round of the Paris Masters.