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  1. Market leaders seen taking S&P 500 to 2,000Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:00:45 -0400
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks have been on a roll of late, with the S&P 500 hitting the latest in a series of records on Thursday, and investors expect the index's momentum to soon carry it to - if not far past - the 2,000 milestone. More...
  2. Fed's Yellen calls for caution on rates; Draghi says ECB ready to actFri, 22 Aug 2014 17:45:43 -0400
    JACKSON HOLE Wyo. (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve should move cautiously in deciding when to raise interest rates given the U.S. labor market remains bruised from the Great Recession, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Friday amid calls from policy hawks for a near-term rate hike. More...
  3. Goldman Sachs, U.S. agency in mortgage settlement worth $1.2 billionFri, 22 Aug 2014 18:37:44 -0400
    (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc has agreed to a settlement worth $1.2 billion to resolve a U.S. regulator's claims the bank sold Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac faulty mortgage bonds, the regulator announced Friday. More...
  4. Argentina slams U.S. judge as 'imperialist,' peso halts routFri, 22 Aug 2014 15:39:06 -0400
    BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina on Friday accused the U.S. judge who called the country's new debt restructuring plan illegal of making "imperialist" comments against the South American nation. More...
  5. Ackman, other shareholders ask Allergan to call special meetingFri, 22 Aug 2014 21:10:21 -0400
    BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors owning 31 percent of shares of Allergan Inc have asked the company to call a special shareholder meeting, activist shareholder William Ackman said on Friday, giving the hedge fund manager a victory in his fight to acquire the Botox maker. More...
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  1. Gaza gunmen execute 'collaborators'; mortar kills Israeli boy Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:45:50 -0400
    GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Hamas-led gunmen in Gaza executed 18 Palestinians accused of collaborating with Israel on Friday, accelerating a crackdown on suspected informers after Israeli forces tracked down and killed three senior Hamas commanders. More...
  2. U.S. says Russia must pull convoy from Ukraine or face more sanctionsFri, 22 Aug 2014 20:27:16 -0400
    KIEV/DONETSK-IZVARINO BORDER CROSSING Russia (Reuters) - The United States demanded Moscow remove an aid convoy it sent into rebel-held eastern Ukraine without permission on Friday, accusing Russia of a flagrant violation of the sovereignty of its former Soviet neighbor and threatening more sanctions. More...
  3. Goldman Sachs, U.S. agency in mortgage settlement worth $1.2 billionFri, 22 Aug 2014 18:37:44 -0400
    (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc has agreed to a settlement worth $1.2 billion to resolve a U.S. regulator's claims the bank sold Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac faulty mortgage bonds, the regulator announced Friday. More...
  4. Shi'ite militia kill dozens of Iraqi Sunnis in mosque shootingFri, 22 Aug 2014 20:45:23 -0400
    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi Shi'ite militiamen machine gunned minority Sunni Muslims in a village mosque on Friday, killing dozens just as Baghdad was trying to build a cross-community government to fight Sunni militants whose rise has alarmed Western powers. More...
  5. U.S. undercover investigators among those exposed in data breachFri, 22 Aug 2014 21:06:58 -0400
    BOSTON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A cyber attack at a firm that performs background checks for U.S. government employees compromised data of at least 25,000 workers, including some undercover investigators, and that number could rise, agency officials said on Friday. More...
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