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Japan expands stimulus to spur recovery

TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's central bank expanded its asset purchases in a surprise move Friday to shore up sagging growth in the world's No. 3 economy....
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Japan stocks soar 5 percent, yen falls on stimulus

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Japan's stock index surged 5 percent and the yen slid against the dollar Friday after the Bank of Japan unexpectedly announced new stimulus to boost a flagging economic recovery....
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Apple CEO publicly acknowledges that he's gay

NEW YORK (AP) -- Apple CEO Tim Cook's declaration that he's "proud to be gay" wasn't exactly news in Silicon Valley, where his sexual orientation was no secret. But advocates say that given Apple's immense reach and visibility, his coming-out could help change attitudes in workplaces across America....
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Citi cuts earnings due to regulatory probes

NEW YORK (AP) -- Citigroup has slashed its third-quarter earnings by $600 million, saying that recent investigations by regulators have altered the results it reported earlier this month....
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Not so sweet: Chocolate prices are set to rise

NEW YORK (AP) -- That bowl of chocolates for ninjas and ghosts won't cost you more this Halloween. Picking the perfect sweet for your Valentine could....
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Lawsuit: Surgical gowns let diseases pass through

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A $500 million lawsuit against Kimberly-Clark Corp. alleges the company falsely claimed its surgical gowns protected against Ebola and other infectious diseases....
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Nevada court says Strip club dancers are employees

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- In a legal decision with wide implications for strip clubs in Sin City, the Nevada Supreme Court ruled Thursday that dancers at one Las Vegas club are employees, not independent contractors, and are entitled to be paid minimum wage....
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US turns up heat on Takata over air bag problem

DETROIT (AP) -- U.S. safety regulators are ordering Japanese auto supplier Takata Corp. to provide more information about air bags that can explode and shoot shrapnel toward drivers and passengers....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Should President Barack Obama repudiate the remarks about Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu made by a senior administration official? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
Yes:
100%
No:
0%
Total Votes: 267

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think state supreme court justices should be appointed by the governor or elected by the people?

Elected:
67%
Appointed:
33%
Total Votes: 8,069