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U.S. regulators probing high-speed traders for "wash trades"

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – A South African cardinal who helped elect Pope Francis this week has told the BBC pedophilia is an illness and not a crime. Cardinal Wilfrid Fox Napier, the Catholic Archbishop of Durban, told BBC Radio 5 on … Continue reading

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CA-BUSINESS Summary

Asian stocks, commodities in broad selloff on jitters over Cyprus deal TOKYO (Reuters) – Stocks and commodities fell sharply in Asia on Monday as investors were rattled by a radical bailout plan for Cyprus and piled into safer assets including … Continue reading

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Let’s help businesses create jobs in US

By Jack Markell Until a few weeks ago, I hadn’t been to India since 1978. I was 17 then, and couldn’t have anticipated that I would return 35 years later as governor of Delaware in search of economic opportunity for … Continue reading

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HSBC Set to Cut Thousands More Jobs

Last year the ratio, which measures overheads as a proportion of revenue, spiraled upwards to 62.8 per cent. The number was inflated by the one-off cost of paying a $1.9 billion fine to US regulators over money laundering and sanctions … Continue reading

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Dow Jones investigates bribery allegations against WSJ China

By Steve Keating LONDON, Ontario, March 17 (Reuters) – The figure skating world championships closed on Sunday as they almost always do with a glitzy gala, arguments and controversy. With a scoring system that is harder to understand than the … Continue reading

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Singapore’s Sembcorp Marine gets $417 mln order for 2 rigs

By Steve Keating LONDON, Ontario, March 17 (Reuters) – The figure skating world championships closed on Sunday as they almost always do with a glitzy gala, arguments and controversy. With a scoring system that is harder to understand than the … Continue reading

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Florida earmarked millions for Treasure Coast jobs that never materialized

TALLAHASSEE — Since 1996, Florida has inked 18 deals with companies and institutes promising 3,098 new jobs for the Treasure Coast. Florida officials were willing to trade more than $127 million to put thousands of people to work in X-ray … Continue reading

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200-plus longshore jobs available in Tacoma

TACOMA, Wash. — Tacoma’s Longshore Union is quietly opening up more than 200 jobs to the public this week. The union will conduct a lottery on April 8 to pick 226 people to become casual workers. To be entered in … Continue reading

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Funny or Die Makes a Steve Jobs Movie

Justin Long in an advertisement for the film “iSteve.” LOS ANGELES — Techies have been keeping a hot eye on dueling Steve Jobs biopics, one an indie starring Ashton Kutcher and the other, written by Aaron Sorkin, in the works … Continue reading

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6 Jobs You Can Do Anywhere

Chelsea P. Gladden is the Director of Marketing PR for FlexJobs, an award-winning service that helps job-seekers find professional opportunities that also offer work flexibility, such as telecommuting, freelance, part-time or alternative schedules. To learn more about Chelsea, visit FlexJobs.com … Continue reading

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