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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve plans to issue a rule proposal aimed at applying minimum margin requirements for certain forms of securities financing deals, in a move aimed at reining in shadow banking activities, a top Fed official said on Friday.
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia declared on Thursday the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 an accident, clearing the way for the airline to pay compensation to victims' relatives while the search for the plane goes on.
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(Reuters) - IBM dismissed on Monday a Forbes magazine report claiming the technology firm is preparing to cut about 26 percent of its workforce, which would represent its biggest-ever layoffs.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, whose portfolio is stocked with oil companies, said on Thursday that he expects the price of oil to fall further before it recovers on increased demand.
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Airlines are unlikely to cut fares following the dramatic fall in oil prices, aviation experts said on Tuesday, despite calls from politicians and consumer groups to pass on the savings to passengers.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Two performance artists were arrested after pouring holy water on the Red Square tomb of Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin and shouting "Rise and be gone!" Russian media reported.
LONDON (Reuters) - The European economy is "on the brink of deflating" and urgently needs fiscal and monetary stimulus, former U.S Treasury secretary Larry Summers said on Tuesday.
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch police searched the home of an 18-year-old suspected Islamist militant, whose passport was found during an anti-terror raid in the Belgian town of Verviers last week, prosecutors said on Tuesday.
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(Reuters) - The Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday confirmed a report that it was entertaining offers for the sale of the NBA club, saying it was "always open" to overtures, but added no deal was imminent.
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PARIS (Reuters) - Several people were taken hostage at a kosher supermarket in eastern Paris on Friday after a shootout involving a man armed with two guns, a police source said.