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Saturday, August 23, 2014

Fox Business

Russia 'aid' Convoy Leaves Ukraine, Heads Home

1 hour 27 minutes ago
Russia has pulled its 227-truck "aid" convoy out of Ukraine, a day after the trucks entered Ukraine without permission, according to media reports Saturday.

Allergan reviewing special meeting requests as Valeant ratchets up $53B hostile takeover bid

3 hours 24 minutes ago
Botox maker Allergan says it's reviewing shareholder requests for a special meeting to consider replacing most of its board.

It's feast or famine for farmers who grow for Market Basket; farmers markets are thriving

5 hours 24 minutes ago
Fallout from the Market Basket supermarket stalemate has been a mixed bag for farmers.

As gay acceptance rises and hooking up goes online, US bathhouses adapt to stay in business

5 hours 28 minutes ago
Gay bathhouses that once remained in the shadows to stay in business are now seeking attention to keep their doors open.

Noise complaints taking off in the Hamptons as visitors, locals hop on cheaper chopper flights

5 hours 59 minutes ago
It's summertime in the Hamptons and the biggest buzz is coming from the sky.

Koch 101: Those billionaire brothers. How'd they got so rich? What's their role in politics?

6 hours 22 minutes ago
A primer on the Koch brothers and their role in politics.

6 thoughts from William Koch on family, money and politics

6 hours 25 minutes ago
Six thoughts from William Koch, on family, money and politics.

As gaming slump continues at Foxwoods, tribal owners show new signs of strain under debt

6 hours 27 minutes ago
The tribe that owns the country's largest resort casino is showing new signs of strain under the weight of its billion-dollar debt, saying it has had to review its options with senior lenders as a slump batters the Foxwoods Resort Casino.

Meet the Kochs: 4 brothers who took the family genes and money in way different directions

6 hours 34 minutes ago
They are the outsized force in modern American politics, the best-known brand of the big money era, yet still something of a mystery to those who cash their checks.

Lufthansa pilots' union threatens new strikes in dispute over wages, early retirement benefits

11 hours 5 minutes ago
A union representing Lufthansa's pilots is threatening a new round of strikes in a long-running dispute over wages and early retirement benefits.

Nazdarovie: New retro-Soviet restaurant a nod to nostalgia for ties between Havana and Moscow

15 hours 47 minutes ago
There's no rice, beans or fried plantains at Havana's newest private restaurant.

SpaceX rocket explodes during flight at Central Texas test site; no injuries reported

An unmanned SpaceX rocket exploded shortly after launch on a test flight at the company's Central Texas development site.

Governors say they're optimistic sale is imminent to resolve New England supermarket dispute

The governors of Massachusetts and New Hampshire say they're optimistic a long-running dispute at a New England supermarket chain will be resolved with an agreement to sell it to the ousted CEO.

Goldman to Pay $3.2B over U.S. Mortgage Bond Claims

Goldman Sachs has agreed to pay $3.15 billion to resolve claims that it misled U.S. mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac about risky mortgage securities it sold them before the housing market collapsed in 2007.

Motor vehicles department: Trucker on way to Vermont work site had too much weight, alcohol

A trucker carrying part of a giant crane to a state bridge job had too much weight on his rig and too much alcohol in his system, the state Department of Motor Vehicles said Friday.

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