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The Galveston County Daily News : Business

October 23, 2014

Business

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Eurozone survey rise does not ease recession fears

LONDON (AP) — A stronger than anticipated economic survey Thursday failed to inspire much optimism that the recovery in the 18-country eurozone and of France in particular would be anything but muted.

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Fuel costs ease, US airline profits soar
Updated: October 23, 2014 - 1:01 pm

DALLAS (AP) — Saving a nickel or a dime per gallon might not seem like much to the average motorist, but for airlines that burn hundreds of millions of gallons of fuel every month, it adds up quickly.

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Nokia turnaround since handset unit sale continues
Updated: October 23, 2014 - 1:01 pm

HELSINKI (AP) — Nokia is showing signs that it has turned around its fortunes following the sale of its ailing cellphone unit to Microsoft.

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Puma helps drive Kering's Q3 sales
Updated: October 23, 2014 - 1:01 pm

PARIS (AP) — Kering, the company Saint Laurent couture and Puma streetwear, says revenue grew 3.3 percent in the third quarter even as its Gucci brand continued to see sales slump.

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HealthCare.gov's EZ form not for legal immigrants
Updated: October 23, 2014 - 1:01 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — HealthCare.gov's simpler online application is being touted as a big win for consumers. But it can't be used by legal immigrants and naturalized U.S. citizens, who represent millions of potential new health insurance customers.

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Senators ask gov't for nationwide air bag recall
Updated: October 23, 2014 - 1:01 pm

DETROIT (AP) — Two U.S. senators are calling on regulators to issue a nationwide recall of cars with faulty air bags made by Takata Corp., questioning why automakers have been allowed to limit recalls to only certain locations with high humidity.

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Correction: Earns-McDonald's story
Updated: October 23, 2014 - 1:01 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — In an Oct. 21 story about McDonald's third-quarter earnings results, The Associated Press reported that a TV station in China showed one of the company's suppliers repackaging expired meat. The story should have said the station showed the supplier repackaging meat that was alleged to be expired. The claim has not been publicly confirmed by the government or the supplier.

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Coal-rich Poland ready to block EU climate deal
Updated: October 23, 2014 - 1:01 pm

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — European Union leaders meeting in Brussels to set their new greenhouse gas emissions plan are facing staunch opposition from coal-reliant Poland and other East European countries who say their economies would suffer from the new target.

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Delta plane clips smaller jet at Minnesota airport
Updated: October 23, 2014 - 1:01 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Delta Air Lines plane clipped wings with a smaller jet as the two were preparing to take off from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on Wednesday night, officials said.

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