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Firefighters to stage fresh strikes

24 April 2014 Last updated at 16:24 Firefighters have held a number of strikes over the reforms Firefighters in England and Wales are to stage strikes on 2, 3 and 4 May over a long-running pensions row, the Fire Brigades … Continue reading

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Barclays wins pay package vote

24 April 2014 Last updated at 17:24 Barclays is cutting jobs and last year saw profits fall 30% Barclays shareholders have voted to approve the bank’s remuneration package, which includes higher bonuses despite a 30% fall in profits. Some 34% … Continue reading

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FBI probe teacher abused boys in UK

24 April 2014 Last updated at 20:25 William Vahey pictured in 2013 (left) and 2004 A convicted paedophile abused children at a private school in London where he taught, its chair of governors said. William Vahey, 64, taught students at … Continue reading

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Mother charged with three murders

24 April 2014 Last updated at 19:12 Gary Clarence was in South Africa when he was informed of the children’s deaths A mother has been charged with murdering three of her children who were found dead at their south-west London … Continue reading

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Microsoft earnings beat Street expectations

REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft Corp. posted flat revenue and a decline in net income for the January-March quarter. Revenue gains from its Windows operating system and cloud computing services like Azure were offset by the lack of special upgrade … Continue reading

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Touchscreen chip demand boosts Synaptics results, forecast

(Reuters) – Synaptics Inc reported better-than-expected third-quarter results as demand from mobile phone makers for its touchscreen chips surged, sending its shares up more than 12 percent in after-hours trading. Synaptics, which has gained market share as more and more … Continue reading

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Stocks close mostly higher on earnings; Apple up

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market closed mostly higher Thursday, helped by positive earnings out of several large U.S. companies including Apple and construction equipment maker Caterpillar. The markets gains were modest, however, as investors turned their eyes back … Continue reading

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Proxy advisers split backing in battle for Sotheby’s board

By Svea Herbst-Bayliss BOSTON (Reuters) – Two prominent proxy advisory firms on Thursday split their recommendations on how investors should vote in a battle between auction house Sotheby’s and activist investor Daniel Loeb. Institutional Shareholder Services backed two of Loeb’s … Continue reading

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GM posts lower profit after recall; outlook for rest of year trimmed

DETROIT (Reuters) – General Motors Co’s first-quarter profit tumbled 88 percent on Thursday due to the massive recall for defective ignition switches, and shares fell 1.3 percent after the company said expectations for the rest of the year must be … Continue reading

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GM says facing multiple probes into recent recalls

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – General Motors is facing five different government probes in connection with its recent recalls, the automaker said in a regulatory filing on Thursday. GM said it is being investigated by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern … Continue reading

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Current News

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Current News Stories

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