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Thursday, Feb 11, 2016

Florida House, Senate begin discussing respective spending plans

TALLAHASSEE — With a gap of nearly $1 billion, the House and Senate began discussing separate spending plans Wednesday that vastly differ from Gov. Rick Scott’s requests for $1 billion in tax cuts and $250 million in economic incentives...
Updated: 7 minutes ago
The Latest: Shares in Societe Generale sink after warning

The Latest: Shares in Societe Generale sink after warning

Shares in Societe Generale are being hit hard after the French bank warned that it would not achieve a targeted increase in profitability this year
Updated: 1 hour ago

Louisiana's current budget woes mirror 1988 financial gaps

The budget problems inherited by Gov. John Bel Edwards are similar to those that Gov. Buddy Roemer faced nearly three decades ago
Updated: 1 hour ago

EXCHANGE: iPads enhance learning at Marion schools

ILLINOIS EXCHANGE: iPads enhance learning at Marion schools
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Societe Generale shares slump on profit warning

Shares in Societe Generale have slumped after the French bank warned it would not achieve a targeted increase in profitability this year
Updated: 1 hour ago

Several states seek to block 2nd trimester abortion method

Abortion opponents in Mississippi, West Virginia and several other states are filing bills that would ban a commonly used form of a second-trimester procedure and would label it "dismemberment abortion"
Updated: 1 hour ago
N. Korea orders military takeover of inter-Korean factory

N. Korea orders military takeover of inter-Korean factory

North Korea is vowing to immediately deport all South Korean nationals and freeze all South Korean assets at a jointly run factory park in the North _ a swift response to Seoul's suspension of operations at the former symbol of inter-Korean cooperation
Updated: 2 hours ago

Sweden cuts key interest rate to minus 0.50 percent

Sweden's central bank says it will cut its key interest rate to a record low of minus 0.50 percent, saying the measure is necessary to safeguard its target of increasing inflation, which was still too low
Updated: 2 hours ago

Sweden cuts key interest rate to minus 0.50 percent

Sweden's central bank says it will cut its key interest rate to a record low of minus 0.50 percent, saying the measure is necessary to safeguard its target of increasing inflation, which was still too low
Updated: 2 hours ago
World stocks shudder as economy jitters take center stage

World stocks shudder as economy jitters take center stage

World stocks shuddered again Thursday, led by a sharp drop in Hong Kong as it caught up with global market turmoil after Lunar New Year holidays
Updated: 2 hours ago