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Raising Stakes on Russia, US Adds Sanctions – New York Times

New York Times Raising Stakes on Russia, US Adds SanctionsNew York TimesWASHINGTON — President Obama imposed a new round of sanctions against Russia on Wednesday, targeting some of the crown jewels of the country's financial, energy and defense industries in … Continue reading

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Google raises stakes at connectivity table

Beneath the science-project feel of Google I/O 2014, there was no mistaking the more pragmatic empire-building that was at work Asia homepage

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Norway SWF to take bigger company stakes

After years of stressing it is a purely financial investor that cannot own more than 10% of a company, the oil fund is taking a more active approach Asia homepage

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India orders cut in government stakes

Asset sales are set to follow ruling by the Securities and Exchange Board of India, including Coal India, where a 90% stake will have to be cut to 75% Asia homepage

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Oscars red carpet: a runway of sharp elbows and high fashion stakes

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – When Jennifer Lawrence tripped on her way to accept her best actress Oscar last year, her blush pink princess-like Dior Haute Couture gown was captured in all its glory as the unscripted moment made ripples around … Continue reading

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Stakes raised for US congressional poll

Harry Reid, Democratic majority leader, managed to ratchet up partisanship in system poisoned over the past decade by nonstop political warfare Asia homepage

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Rosneft bids for minority TNK-BP stakes

Russian group’s offer for ordinary and preferred shares sets price at $ 1.5bn with minority investors saying it is a starting point for negotiations Asia homepage

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House Republicans raise stakes and propose one-year delay of Obamacare – The Guardian

The Guardian House Republicans raise stakes and propose one-year delay of ObamacareThe GuardianJohn Boehner refused to speak to reporters after his meeting with Republicans on Saturday afternoon. Photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA. Republicans on Saturday mapped out a collision course towards the … Continue reading

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Stakes high for poll in north Sri Lanka

A Tamil alliance is widely expected to win provincial elections as President Mahinda Rajapaksa seeks to rebuff critics ahead of Commonwealth summit Asia homepage

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Italian shareholders seek buyer for Telecom Italia stakes

MILAN (Reuters) – Core Italian shareholders in Telecom Italia, led by Mediobanca, are seeking a buyer for their stakes in the Telco holding that controls the debt-laden telecoms company by September 28, people familiar with the situation said on Tuesday. … Continue reading

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