Daily Archives: November 24, 2014

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Russia gets greater control over Black Sea region

Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and leader of Georgia’s breakaway province of Abkhazia Raul Khadzhimba shake hands at a signing ceremony in the Bocharov Ruchei residence in Sochi, Russia, Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. Russia further…

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The US-Iran differences that blocked a nuke deal

VIENNA — Renewed failure by Iran and the US to reach a nuclear agreement by a yesterday deadline reflects the difficulties each side has with crossing red lines they brought with them to the negotiating…

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AP Source: Hagel resigning as Defense secretary

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced yesterday he is stepping down, leaving under pressure following a rocky tenure in which he has struggled to break through the White House’s insular team of national security…

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US stocks inch further into record territory

Specialist Ronnie Howard, right, works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. U.S. stocks rose in early trading in line with gains from Asian markets and…

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Japan's young fret as unexpected recession hits

TOKYO — When Prime Minister Shinzo Abe responded to Japan’s surprise recession by delaying a sales-tax increase, it was a cause for worry, not celebration, for many young Japanese. This generation, barely aware of their…

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Pacquiao not looking to get lion’s share vs Mayweather

WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines and WBO junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri of the US, left, exchange punches during their world welterweight title boxing match at the Venetian Macao in Macau, Sunday,…

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5 Abu Sayyaf members killed in Basilan clash

MANILA, Philippines (Xinhua) – Five Abu Sayyaf terrorist were killed in a clash with government troops in today, the military said. Rowena Muyuela, spokesperson of the military’s Western Mindanao Command, said forces from the Joint…

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China rate cuts boost Philippine stocks

MANILA, Philippines (Xinhua) – The Philippine stock market rallied back to the 7,300 level today on China’s interest rate cuts. The bellwether Philippine Stock Exchange index rose by 0.67 percent, or 48.95 points, to 7,325.13,…

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Customs revenue up 22.6 pct in October

MANILA, Philippines (Xinhua) – The Bureau of Customs (BOC) said today that its collections expanded by 22.6 percent on year to a record P34.16 billion ($759.17 million) in October. BOC said it set a new…

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