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  • Early Glance: Railroad companies

    Shares of some top railroad companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: CSX rose $.17 or .6 percent, to $30.84. Canadian National Railway Co. fell $.05 or .1 percent, to $70.27. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. fell ...

  • Iran says tested new nuclear enrichment machine, may irk West

    By Michelle Moghtader and Fredrik Dahl DUBAI/VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran has conducted "mechanical" tests on a new, advanced machine to refine uranium, a senior official was quoted as saying on Wednesday, a disclosure that may annoy Western states pushing Tehran to scale back its nuclear programme. Iran's development of new centrifuges to replace its current breakdown-prone model is watched closely by Western officials. Tehran says its nuclear programme is peaceful and that it produces low-enriched uranium only to make fuel for a planned network of atomic energy plants. If processed to a high fissile concentration, uranium can be used for nuclear weapons.

  • Great white shark spotted off beach in Massachusetts
    Great white shark spotted off beach in Massachusetts

    Swimmers ordered out of the water at beach in Duxbury after shark was spotted by state police helicopter

  • Ukraine says video shows Russian soldiers detained in east Ukraine
    Ukraine says video shows Russian soldiers detained in east Ukraine

    Ukrainian security services on Monday released video footage purporting to show Russian servicemen who were captured by Ukrainian government forces while fighting alongside pro-Moscow rebels in Ukraine. The footage, which is likely to fuel allegations from Kiev and its Western allies of Russian involvement in the war, appeared on the day the Russian and Ukrainian leaders are to meet for talks in the Belarussian capital to try to end the conflict. Russia denies giving military help to the separatist rebellion in eastern Ukraine. Ukraine's state security service said on Monday it had detained 10 Russian paratroopers who had crossed into Ukrainian territory from Russia in a column of several dozen armed infantry vehicles.

  • Boycott talk taints Burger King deal
    Boycott talk taints Burger King deal

    Some diners object to the chain's plans to move its headquarters to Canada.

  • Trio Goes Bananas for Hong Kong Skyscraper Selfie
    Trio Goes Bananas for Hong Kong Skyscraper Selfie

    Self-expression is our God-given right and Photography is just one of the greatest mediums ever invented to do just that with. But who knew that the Selfie could become one the most indulgent forms of self-expression and self-indulgence. Now, taking the Selfie to a whole new level and brand new heights is a group of students in Hong Kong who have gone the distance to capture a Selfie unlike any other. Watch the video-- it's slightly unsettling and this team seems a little bananas to begin with.