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©2015 Bloomberg News NQINLZ6JIJUX (Bloomberg) — U.S. stocks fell, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index below its average price for the past 50 days, as a drop in energy shares overshadowed a rally in health-care while investors watched for a breakthrough in Greek debt talks. The S&P 500 Index

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Enrico Letta, Italy's former prime minister, gestures whilst speaking during an annual conference sponsored by The Economist in Athens, Greece, on Thursday, May 14, 2015. Greece's Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said access to the European Central Bank's quantitative-easing program would have been "especially positive" for Greece. Photographer: Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Enrico Letta
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©2015 Bloomberg News NQH7756S972F (Bloomberg) — Greece stumbled closer to default as another day of negotiations ended in the early hours without a deal to end the standoff over bailout aid. With the Greek government saying it held firm in the flurry of meetings in Brussels on Wednesday, European Union

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©2015 Bloomberg News NQH7YM6JTSEB (Bloomberg Business) — Figuring out where an economy’s going to go can be tricky. You could look at GDP growth trends, home sales, company earnings forecasts — and still have only a vague idea. But there’s another gauge that is perhaps a more accurate indicator: beer

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NEW ORLEANS, LA - JUNE 16: Former Governor Mike Huckabee at a book signing at the Republican Leadership Conference on June 16, 2011 at the Hilton Riverside New Orleans in New Orleans, LA.
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©2015 Bloomberg News NQEDVF6KLVRB (Bloomberg Politics) — Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee on Tuesday said he supports South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley’s call to remove the Confederate flag from the state capitol grounds. His comments come after he said Sunday the flag debate, which erupted after the shooting of nine

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©2015 Bloomberg News NQF3FK6S972C (Bloomberg Business) — Sidewalk Labs, the Google-backed urban innovation startup unveiled this month, has picked its first project—bringing free, fast Wi-Fi to cities around the world. Today it announced it is leading a group of investors acquiring Control Group and Titan, among the companies working on the LinkNYC network to blanket

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Simferopol Russia - June 22 2014: Google biggest Internet search engine. Google.com domain was registered September 15 1997.
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©2015 Bloomberg News NQF1HI6JTSE9 (Bloomberg Business) — Many people in the music industry have been waiting with baited breath to hear something about YouTube’s plans for a paid music subscription service, and when news circulated that the company was planning an announcement for Tuesday it seemed like they’d get it. Nope. Instead, Google announced that it would

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Sliced pieces of raw Meat for barbecue with fresh Vegetables and Mushrooms on wooden surface. Meat Raw Steak. Beef Steak BBQ. Tomatoes, peppers, spices for cooking meat.
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©2015 Bloomberg News NQF3D86VDKHT (For Energy column alerts: SALT NRGI ) (Bloomberg) — The fuel that will grill millions of hot dogs across the U.S. on the Fourth of July is giving energy producers heartburn. Propane inventories have soared to the highest seasonal level in more than 30 years, sending

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Views Around The NTPC Ltd. Badarpur Coal Plant As World's Worst Air Spurs Clean Up
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©2015 Bloomberg News NQ75ILSYF01T (Bloomberg) — Doctors are joining the fight against pollution from coal power, adding a significant new dimension to the effort to rein in global warming. Calling for “a rapid phaseout of coal from the global energy mix,” a panel of 46 health professionals and climate scientists

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©2015 Bloomberg News NQD8KM6TTDS3 (Bloomberg) — U.S. stocks climbed with global equities, and bonds from Spain to Italy surged amid optimism a deal between Greece and its creditors will soon be reached. Treasuries slid, while the dollar strengthened. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index rose 0.6 percent by 4 p.m.

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©2015 Bloomberg News NQD85Z6K50YG (Bloomberg) — Labor productivity would dwindle as workers wilt in the heat. Summers in Illinois would feel like a Louisiana swamp. Epic downpours and surging seas of the future would leave $5 trillion in losses. And worsening air quality would result in 57,000 premature deaths in

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