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Volatile time expected on markets: traders look to U.K. referendum, Fed meeting

Stock markets are in for a volatile time this week as traders look to the U.S. Federal Reserve for hints about whether the central bank will hike interest rates before the middle of next year and a referendum that will decide whether...

posted: September 14,2014

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New anti-euro party performs well in 2 state votes in Germany, builds on momentum

BERLIN - A new party that has expanded its anti-euro stance into a broader appeal to protest voters won seats in two more German state legislatures Sunday, building on recent momentum and intensifying a headache for established parties....

When life gives you tomatoes - throw them; Dutch stage tomato fight against Russian sanctions

AMSTERDAM - 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....

Libya's elected parliament fires central bank head after he tried to block funds for lawmakers

CAIRO - Libya's state news agency says the country's newly elected parliament has fired the president of the central bank after he tried to prevent funds that had been allocated for the lawmakers from leaving the bank....

Samsung accuses senior executives of domestic rival LG of vandalizing its washing machines

SEOUL, South Korea - Samsung Electronics Co. has accused senior executives of domestic rival LG Electronics Inc. of intentionally vandalizing its washing machines at retail stores in Germany and has asked for an official investigation....

Will Apple Pay be the tipping point to make people switch their wallets for their phones?

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Apple wants the plastic credit card to become as rare as the paper check....

What next? If Scotland votes for independence, prepare for intense talks and a messy divorce

LONDON - How do you divorce after a 300-year union? It's complicated, and there is a deadline....

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