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RSA concludes accounting problems confined to Ireland

LONDON (Reuters) – British insurer RSA blamed a handful of executives for an accounting scandal at its Irish unit, but signalled a new risk to its dividend after extreme weather in late 2013 added to pressure on the business.  Read More →

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Samsung, Apple CEOs to discuss lawsuit settlement

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The chiefs of Samsung Electronics Co. and Apple Inc. will meet to discuss settling a bitter two year legal battle over designs and technologies of smartphones and tablets.  Read More →

 
 
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CHICAGO (AP) — Young teens aren’t exactly embracing the government’s Let’s Move mantra, the latest fitness data suggest. Only 1 in 4 U.S. kids aged 12 to 15 meet the recommendations... 


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CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) – A Space Exploration Technologies’ Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Monday to put a commercial communications... 


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WASHINGTON (AP) — The women of the Senate who led the fight to change how the military deals with sexual assault in its ranks are hailing passage of a comprehensive defense bill that now heads to President... 


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