China jitters, globalization bode ill for Fed's inflation goal

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China jitters, globalization bode ill for Fed's inflation goal

Wild swings in world financial markets this week have shown how events in China can potentially disrupt the Federal Reserve's carefully scripted policy plans. The turmoil, triggered by a rout in Chinese markets, also flagged a broader risk that the U.S. central bank may struggle to meet its inflation target until the rest of the world plays along.

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Father of Virginia TV reporter slain on air vows to fight for gun control

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Father of Virginia TV reporter slain on air vows to fight for gun control

The father of a Virginia journalist killed in an on-air shooting said on Thursday he would become a crusader for gun control, but analysts said there was little likelihood of legislation on the federal level any time soon, despite changes in some states.

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Wal-Mart to stop selling AR-15, other semi-automatic rifles

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Wal-Mart to stop selling AR-15, other semi-automatic rifles

Wal-Mart Stores Inc , the United States' top seller of guns and ammunition, said on Wednesday it would stop selling the AR-15 and other semi-automatic rifles because of sluggish demand and focus instead on "hunting and sportsman firearms."

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Once a source of envy, Germany's China exports turn into a risk

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Once a source of envy, Germany's China exports turn into a risk

Germany's export exposure to China, for years a source of economic strength, is fast turning into a risk that raises questions about the health of other sources of growth in Europe's largest economy.

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Brazil judge says president's ex-chief of staff may have been bribed

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Brazil judge says president's ex-chief of staff may have been bribed

A federal judge in Brazil overseeing a sweeping corruption investigation said on Tuesday there were signs that President Dilma Rousseff's former chief of staff had received bribes.

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Top German court rejects Apple touchscreen patent appeal

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Top German court rejects Apple touchscreen patent appeal

Apple Inc patents covering the "slide to unlock" feature on smartphones are invalid, Germany's highest appeals court ruled on Tuesday, reaffirming a 2013 decision rejecting the U.S. company's claims by a lower court.

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Australian police find US$12.6 million cocaine haul on yacht

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Australian police find US$12.6 million cocaine haul on yacht

Five people were arrested over the haul, which is believed to be one of the largest cocaine seizures in Queensland state history.

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Sestak sentenced, justice served?

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Sestak sentenced, justice served?

On August 14, a federal judge in Washington DC sentenced Michael T. Sestak, 44, to a little over five years in prison for his role in what prosecutors called “a case of almost unprecedented greed.”

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SBV assures no further dong/dollar exchange rate changes

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SBV assures no further dong/dollar exchange rate changes

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) will not make any further adjustment to the Vietnam Dong/US Dollar exchange rate this year, SBV Deputy Governor Nguyen Thi Hong said in a press release issued late on August 24.

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US dollar stays at high level

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US dollar stays at high level

The greenback rate remained at the ceiling price on August 25 despite the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV)’s August 24 announcement of no adjustment to the VND/USD rate through early 2016.

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Asian central banks from India to South Korea say ready to act

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Asian central banks from India to South Korea say ready to act

Asian central banks from India to South Korea said they’re ready to offset market volatility that has swept the region and sent stocks and currencies sharply lower.

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Vietnam devalues against Chinese yuan

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Vietnam devalues against Chinese yuan

A local economist said the 1% devaluation of the dong would help exports in a context where the Chinese yuan has fallen.

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Former staff at US consulate in Vietnam gets 64 months in visa scam

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Former staff at US consulate in Vietnam gets 64 months in visa scam

A former employee of the U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City has been condemned to 64 months in prison in the U.S. for selling visas to Vietnamese non-immigrants who wanted to enter his country.

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Julius Baer's Matthews: Hong Kong, Vietnam stocks favored

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Mark Matthews, head of Asia research and a managing director of Bank Julius Baer & Co., explains why he favors Hong Kong and Vietnam stocks. Matthews also discusses Federal Reserve policy, China's economy and emerging-market currencies including the yuan. He speaks in Hong Kong with Angie Lau on Bloomberg Television's "First Up."

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Germany, Australia assist VN's sustainable forest use

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Germany, Australia assist VN's sustainable forest use

VGP - Representatives from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and GIZ, the German Federal enterprise for international development cooperation have recently inked the implementation agreements for two projects on forest biodiversity conservation and coastal forest protection.

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