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Reuters - Morning Digest: Judge upholds eviction of Wall St. protesters.

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LATEST NEWS Judge upholds eviction of Wall St. protesters NEW YORK (Reuters) - A judge upheld New York City's right to evict Occupy Wall Street protesters from a park on Tuesday after baton-wielding police in riot gear broke up a two-month-old demonstration against economic inequality. | Full Article Greek government set to win confidence vote, cracks emerge November 16, 2011 03:58 AM ET ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's new government should comfortably survive a vote of confidence on Wednesday but Prime Minister Lucas Papademos faces a daunting task repairing shattered public finances, and cracks are already appearing in his crisis coalition. | Full Article Stock index futures signal early gains November 16, 2011 06:01 AM ET PARIS (Reuters) - Stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Wednesday, with futures for the S&P 500 up 0.4 percent, Dow Jones futures up 0.3 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures up 0.4 pe

Reuters - Morning Digest: New York police evict anti-Wall Street protesters

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LATEST NEWS New York police evict anti-Wall Street protesters NEW YORK (Reuters) - Police wearing helmets and carrying shields evicted protesters with the Occupy Wall Street movement early on Tuesday from the park in New York City's financial district where they have camped since September. | Full Article Monti to wind up consultations on Italy government November 14, 2011 07:40 PM ET ROME (Reuters) - Italy's Prime Minister-designate Mario Monti concludes consultations on Tuesday to form a new government, one he hopes will last until 2013 and sort out Italy's deep economic problems. | Full Article Stock futures signal weaker Wall St open November 15, 2011 04:23 AM ET (Reuters) - Stock index futures pointed to a weaker open for equities on Wall Street on Tuesday, with futures for the S&P 500, the Dow Jones and the Nasdaq 100 down 0.3 to 0.7 percent. | Full Article Google offers rare peek into Web searches No

Israeli soldier Shalit freed in mass prisoner swap: Reuters - Morning Digest

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LATEST NEWS Israeli soldier Shalit freed in mass prisoner swap GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit returned home to a national outpouring of joy on Tuesday after five years in captivity as hundreds of Palestinian prisoners exchanged for him were greeted with kisses from Hamas leaders in the Gaza Strip. | Full Article NTC forces celebrate capture of Gaddafi bastion Bani Walid October 17, 2011 08:17 PM ET BANI WALID, Libya (Reuters) - Fighters with Libya's interim government have captured the town of Bani Walid, firing their guns into the air and hoisting the country's new flag over the center of one of the final bastions of Muammar Gaddafi's loyalists. | Full Article Shares fall after China GDP, French warning October 18, 2011 03:43 AM ET LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks stumbled from the previous day's 1-1/2 month high on Tuesday and government bonds rose as slower-than-expected Chinese growth data a

Reuters - Before The Bell: Futures slip after rally; jobless claims data due

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LATEST NEWS Futures slip after rally; jobless claims data due NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stock index futures fell on Thursday following strong gains over the past several sessions as investors awaited labor and manufacturing data for clues on the state of the economy. | Full Article Early August sales higher despite hurricane September 01, 2011 07:48 AM ET NEW YORK (Reuters) - Some top U.S. retailers reported better-than-expected August sales, withstanding sagging consumer confidence and Hurricane Irene. | Full Article BNY Mellon CEO Kelly steps down September 01, 2011 05:57 AM ET BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bank of New York Mellon's Chief Executive Robert Kelly stepped down in a surprise move, because of what the company said was "differences in approach to managing the company." | Full Article Court battle looms between U.S. and AT&T, T-Mobile September 01, 2011 07:56 AM ET
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LATEST NEWS Gaddafi sons broadcast confusion as battle looms TRIPOLI/TAWARGA, Libya (Reuters) - Muammar Gaddafi's sons clashed on the airwaves Wednesday, with one offering peace and another promising a 'war of attrition' as a final battle for control of Libya's coast loomed. | Full Article Syrian forces raid Hama, official resigns in protest September 01, 2011 02:13 AM ET AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian forces raided houses in Hama for the second day on Thursday, residents said, hours after the city's attorney general declared on YouTube he had resigned in protest against the suppression of street demonstrations. | Full Article Stock futures fall ahead of key macro data September 01, 2011 04:53 AM ET LONDON (Reuters) - Stock index futures pointed to a weaker open on Wall Street on Thursday, with futures for the S&P 500, Dow Jones and Nasdaq 100 down 0.1 to 0.4 percent. | Full Articl

Reuters - Morning Digest: Airlifts, water rescues in wake of Hurricane Irene

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Airlifts, water rescues in wake of Hurricane Irene PATERSON, New Jersey (Reuters) - Emergency workers plucked dozens of residents from doorways and windows as Hurricane Irene's floodwaters rose on Tuesday, swallowing homes, submerging cars and turning the streets of this working class town into lakes. | Full Article Libyans mark feast without Gaddafi, but war not over August 31, 2011 05:15 AM ET TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI (Reuters) - Libyans delighted at Muammar Gaddafi's downfall celebrated the end of Ramadan feast on Wednesday, even though the ousted leader remains on the run and forces loyal to him are defying an ultimatum set by Libya's interim council. | Full Article U.S. stock futures advance August 31, 2011 04:21 AM ET LONDON (Reuters) - Stock index futures pointed to a higher open for equities on Wednesday, with futures for the S&P 500, the Dow Jones and the Nasdaq 100 up 0.3-0.8 percent. | Full Artic

Reuters - Morning Digest: Commuting nightmare after Irene floods northeast

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LATEST NEWS Commuting nightmare after Irene floods northeast NEW YORK (Reuters) - New Yorkers faced a hellish commute on Monday and millions of Americans throughout the northeastern United States were left in the dark and flooded after Hurricane Irene battered the region before moving into Canada. | Full Article Last throes of Libya war focus on Sirte August 29, 2011 05:33 AM ET TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libyan rebel forces were converging on Muammar Gaddafi's hometown of Sirte on Monday, hoping to deliver the coup de grace of their revolution but uncertain if the fallen strongman was holed up there. | Full Article Stock futures signal early gains on Wall Street August 29, 2011 05:46 AM ET PARIS (Reuters) - Stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Monday, with futures for the S&P 500 up 1 percent, Dow Jones futures up 0.8 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures up 1 percent at 0930 GMT (5:30

Reuters - Morning Digest: Don't meddle with Syria, Assad tells West: Don't meddle with Syria, Assad tells West

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LATEST NEWS Rebels hold most of Tripoli, Gaddafi out of sight TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libyan government tanks and snipers put up scattered, last-ditch resistance in Tripoli on Monday after rebels swept into the heart of the capital, cheered on by crowds hailing the end of Muammar Gaddafi's 42 years in power. | Full Article Don't meddle with Syria, Assad tells West August 21, 2011 10:02 PM ET BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad warned the West his nation would not tolerate any outside interference, saying that anti-government unrest sweeping the country had become more militant. | Full Article Stock index futures signal early rebound August 22, 2011 05:37 AM ET NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open on Wall Street on Monday, with futures for the S&P 500 up 0.61 percent, Dow Jones futures up 0.55 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures up 0.73 percent at 3:44

Reuters - Morning Digest | Stock futures signal another day of losses

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LATEST NEWS Stock futures signal another day of losses NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stock index futures pointed to a sharply weaker open for equities on Wall Street on Friday, a day after the Nasdaq ended more than 5 percent lower and the S&P 500 slipped 4.5 percent on rising recession fears. | Full Article Taliban attack on British office in Kabul kills at least 9 August 19, 2011 05:33 AM ET KABUL (Reuters) - The Taliban laid siege to a British cultural center on Friday, killing at least nine people during an hours-long assault in what the group called a warning to London as the country celebrated 92 years of independence from British rule. | Full Article European software stocks leap on HP's Autonomy bid August 19, 2011 04:49 AM ET LONDON (Reuters) - Shares in European software makers jumped in a falling market on Friday on hopes they were more likely bid targets after Hewlett-Packard's $11.7 bid for Bri

Reuters - Morning Digest: World stocks dip on euro zone disappointment

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LATEST NEWS World stocks dip on euro zone disappointment LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks ticked lower while top-rated government bonds rallied on Wednesday as investors grew concerned that French and German plans for closer fiscal integration may be insufficient to stop the regional debt crisis from spreading further. | Full Article Gaddafi isolated as rebels fight towards Tripoli August 17, 2011 05:05 AM ET OUTSKIRTS OF ZAWIYAH, Libya (Reuters) - Libyan rebels aiming to topple Muammar Gaddafi are coming under fire from government troops as the insurgents fight to secure their latest gains and lay siege to the capital Tripoli. | Full Article Wall Street set for lower open; inflation data eyed August 17, 2011 05:30 AM ET NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a lower open for Wall Street on Wednesday, with investors feeling that Tuesday's meeting between French and German leaders failed to make s