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South Korea to fight WTO ruling on Fukushima seafood ban
February 23rd, 2018. 12:13 AM

South Korea says it will appeal the World Trade Organization's decision against Seoul's import bans on Japanese fishery products imposed in the wake of Fukushima nuclear meltdowns

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Judge: Ads can run in Uber, Lyft vehicles in New York City
February 22nd, 2018. 8:40 PM

A federal judge has given the green light to a Minnesota company that wants to put advertising in vehicles driven for companies like Uber and Lyft in New York City

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Judge lets ads run in ride-hailing vehicles in New York City
February 22nd, 2018. 6:28 PM

A federal judge has given the green light to a Minnesota company that wants to put advertising in ride-hailing vehicles in New York City

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Business Highlights
February 22nd, 2018. 5:24 PM

Business Highlights

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Leading liberal policy group unveils 'coverage for all' plan
February 22nd, 2018. 4:44 PM

New plan from liberal policy group calls for 'Medicare Extra' to guarantee coverage for all, but keeps role for employers and private insurance

Leading liberal policy group unveils 'coverage for all' plan
Eyewear website operator sentenced to 2 more years in prison
February 22nd, 2018. 4:20 PM

Eyewear website operator who was convicted of threatening customers with rape and murder and served time in prison has been sentenced to 2 more years by angry judge who says he violated probation

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Perdue to food box critics: Give the idea a chance
February 22nd, 2018. 4:16 PM

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is defending a proposal that would cut food stamp benefits in favor of pre-assembled boxes of shelf-stable goods

Sonny Perdue
Top Greek court backs key bailout-linked development project
February 22nd, 2018. 4:05 PM

Greece's supreme court has approved a large private urban development project on the prime seaside site of the old Athens airport, which is a key element of the country's bailout program

Alexis Tsipras
Shooting survivors endure new assault _ from online trolls
February 22nd, 2018. 4:01 PM

Survivors of Florida school shooting endure new assault, this time from internet trolls

Shooting survivors endure new assault _ from online trolls
Mississippi gives tax break to hotel tied to Trump company
February 22nd, 2018. 3:57 PM

The state of Mississippi has granted tax break worth just over $6 million to a hotel developer affiliated with the Trump Organization

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CBS names Margaret Brennan as 'Face the Nation' anchor
February 22nd, 2018. 3:27 PM

Margaret Brennan will become moderator of CBS' long-time Sunday morning political show, 'Face the Nation.'

Margaret Brennan
Leading liberal policy group unveils 'coverage for all' plan
February 22nd, 2018. 3:16 PM

New plan from liberal policy group calls for 'Medicare Extra' to guarantee coverage for all, but keeps role for employers and private insurance

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Correction: Tax Overhaul-Company Spending story
February 22nd, 2018. 3:00 PM

Correction: Tax Overhaul-Company Spending story

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Seychelles swaps debt for groundbreaking marine protection
February 22nd, 2018. 2:52 PM

Tiny island nation of Seychelles swaps debt for groundbreaking plan to protect rich marine life

Seychelles swaps debt for groundbreaking marine protection
Eni executive: drilling off Cyprus could be put on hold
February 22nd, 2018. 1:48 PM

The top executive of Italian company Eni says that planned drilling in search of gas off Cyprus could be put on hold until Turkey can be convinced to pull back its warships preventing a rig from reaching the site

Ioannis Kasoulides
4th mini-casino set for south-central Pennsylvania
February 22nd, 2018. 1:33 PM

The fourth mini-casino license awarded by Pennsylvania gambling regulators is for a location in south-central Pennsylvania, a region with one full-fledged casino

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State tax data breach twice as large as originally thought
February 22nd, 2018. 12:13 PM

Officials with Massachusetts' tax collection agency say a data breach that exposed private information from about 39,000 business taxpayers was twice as large as first thought

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Want an evening out with Trump Jr? You're probably too late
February 22nd, 2018. 12:06 PM

Want an evening out with Donald Trump Jr.? Sorry, even if you have an extra $39,000 it's probably too late to buy a "conversation and dinner" with the eldest son of the American president as he visits India

Donald Trump Jr.
Greece approves port sale in second-largest city
February 22nd, 2018. 11:56 AM

Lawmakers approve sale of a 67 percent stake of Thessaloniki Port Authority in Greece's second largest city, in a deal worth 232 million euros

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Latvian scandal exposes weakness in European oversight
February 22nd, 2018. 11:49 AM

Experts say that a corruption scandal rocking euro member state Latvia underscores the limits of Europe's banking supervision and is likely to lead to reforms

Ilmars Rimsevics

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