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Elizabeth McCracken is the recipient of the $20,000 Story Prize for her collection Thunderstruck. McCracken was awarded the short-fiction prize Wednesday night at a ceremony in New York.
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Dow records first triple-digit drop since Jan., as stocks fall broadly

Dow records first triple-digit drop since Jan., as stocks fall broadly
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CST Brands Moves Up In Market Cap Rank, Passing Denbury Resources

In the latest look at stocks ordered by largest market capitalization, Russell 3000 component CST Brands Inc (NYSE: CST) was identified as having a larger market cap than the smaller end of the S&
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Kate Spade & Co Larger Than S&P 500 Component GameStop Corp

In the latest look at stocks ordered by largest market capitalization, Russell 3000 component Kate Spade & Co (NYSE: KATE) was identified as having a larger market cap than the smaller end of the
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Sonoco Products Larger Than S&P 500 Component People's United Financial

In the latest look at stocks ordered by largest market capitalization, Russell 3000 component Sonoco Products Co. (NYSE: SON) was identified as having a larger market cap than the smaller end of the S
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Yahoo! Takes Over #110 Spot From Automatic Data Processing

In the latest look at the underlying components of the S&P 500 ordered by largest market capitalization, Yahoo! Inc. (NASD: YHOO) has taken over the #110 spot from Automatic Data Processing Inc. (
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The Base Investment Case -- India vs. China

The State of Kashmir, India, is located in the northern portion of the country, with the Himalaya mountain range the dominant geological feature of this beautiful land.  Pakistan actually control
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Federal Reserve System: Beige Book Reveals Winter Blues Are Weighing On Consumer Spending

The economy continued to expand at a "moderate" pace in January through mid-February, despite harsh winter weather across the U.S., the Federal Reserves Beige Book revealed Wednesday. However, the
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Dow Jones Industrial Average Closes Down 100 Points Ahead Of European Central Bank Meeting

U.S. stocks closed lower Wednesday for the second straight session following a series of mixed data points, including a report that revealed private-sector job creation slowed last month. The report
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European High Yield Bond Issuance Surges As Borrowing Costs Fall

Conditions remain strongly supportive for borrowers in the European high-yield bond market, with 2015 new-issue volume racing to €14.6 billion – a 52% increase year-on-year, and ahead of an
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More lawsuits remain after 72 passengers reach settlements with Asiana, Boeing in deadly crash

SAN FRANCISCO - While 72 passengers have settled their personal-injury claims stemming from the crash of an Asiana Airlines flight in San Francisco two years ago, other people are continuing their leg
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Turks & Caicos adopting new time zone to get later sunsets

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Photos by L.M. Montgomery go on display at Spark festival in Peterborough, Ont.

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Takhini Hot Pools in Whitehorse, Yukon announced on March 2 that Goyou Beauchamps and his friends had won the hot springs' 2015 International Hair Freezing Contest.
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Watch: Rare Behind the Scenes Look at the 2015 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival

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Tin Nghia Corp earns big profits from coffee beans

Tin Nghia Corporation exported 117,000 tonnes of coffee beans earning a turnover of $226 million, remaining the second biggest coffee exporter in the country, according to the Dong Nai Province-based
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Vietnamese furniture on display in Singapore

Eight Vietnamese furniture designs chosen among other winners in the Hoa Mai Furniture Design contest from 2010 to 2013 will be displayed at the International Furniture Fair of Singapore (IFFS) from M
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Taxi fares show a sharp decline, says ministry

Taxi fares have fallen by 0.92 to 32 per cent, the latest report from the finance ministry has revealed. Transport companies have also reduced their charges by three to 25 per cent.
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Nghe An attracts nearly $1b in new projects

The central province of Nghe An yesterday granted investment licences to eight projects and signed deals worth over US$967 million at a meeting in Vinh City.
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Seminar focuses on trade with Japanese province

A seminar to promote trade with Japan's Wakayama province is scheduled to be held in Ha Noi on March 12.
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Dentsu to buy stake in local digital agency

Japan's Dentsu Aegis Network on Tuesday announced that it is set to acquire a stake in Emerald, a full-service digital marketing agency in Viet Nam, to strengthen its size and scale in Viet Nam
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VN-Index edges past 600 points

The VN-Index successfully surpassed the psychological landmark of 600 points as buying power increased dramatically in yesterday's afternoon session.
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VN banks listed in top 500 brands

The Viet Nam Bank for Industry and Trade (VietinBank) and Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Viet Nam (Vietcombank) figure among the world's top 500 banking brands.
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10 cars likely to become collector's classics

They include high-powered sports cars and limited editions.        
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