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Asian stocks tumble on disappointing China data

BEIJING (AP) -- Asian stocks tumbled Monday on weak Chinese economic data as investors looked ahead to a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting and Scotland's independence referendum....
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Scottish independence could mean messy divorce

LONDON (AP) -- How do you divorce after a 300-year union? It's complicated, and there is a deadline....
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Portugal bank slated for sale gets new management

LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- The Bank of Portugal has appointed a new senior management team to run Novo Banco, a bank which the government wants to sell and recoup the 3.9 billion euros ($5 billion) taxpayers provided to resolve Portugal's biggest financial scandal....
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Sweden shifts to left in parliamentary election

STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Sweden's Social Democrats were poised to return to power after a left-leaning bloc defeated the center-right government in a parliamentary election Sunday that also saw strong gains by an anti-immigration party....
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Hurdles for Obama health law in 2nd sign-up season

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Potential complications await consumers as President Barack Obama's health care law approaches its second open enrollment season, just two months away....
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Spanish department store head Alvarez dies at 79

MADRID (AP) -- Isidoro Alvarez, the head of Spain's El Corte Ingles department store chain who turned the company into an international business with an annual turnover of around 14 billion euros ($18 billion), has died. He was 79....
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In Vermont, a milestone in green-energy efforts

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) -- Vermont's largest city has a new success to add to its list of socially conscious achievements: 100 percent of its electricity now comes from renewable sources such as wind, water and biomass....
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Dutch stage tomato fight against Russian sanctions

AMSTERDAM (AP) -- Hundreds of young Dutch men and women turned Amsterdam's central Dam square into a blizzard of red goop on Sunday, as they pelted each other mercilessly with overripe tomatoes....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Should the U.S. get the backing of the United Nations before launching air strikes against ISIS in Syria? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
Yes:
100%
Total Votes: 3

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Should there be an exemption for school districts that are losing substantial revenue due to the federal healthier school lunch overhaul?

Yes:
83%
No:
17%
Total Votes: 6,211