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TORONTO, June 18- Canada's Tim Hortons Inc is under mounting pressure from activist investors to boost shareholder value a few weeks before a new CEO takes over after a second hedge fund said it had amassed a big stake in the coffee and doughnut chain.
Some scientists to move to Cambridge before 2016. LONDON, June 18- Turning around drugmaker AstraZeneca will be a long haul, with a strategy of revamping research and boosting acquisitions set to take up to four years to pay off, its chief executive said on Tuesday.
NEW YORK, June 18- After blistering gains in the first half of 2013, the U.S. stock rally is expected to decelerate in the latter part of the year, advancing modestly beyond record highs, a Reuters poll found.
BOSTON-- The deputy administrator of the main compensation fund for Boston Marathon bombing victims says it has received 247 claims so far. The One Fund's Camille Biros says a few more are expected to arrive over the next couple of days. The One Fund was established by Boston Mayor Thomas Menino and Gov.
President Barack Obama sparred with Russia's Vladimir Putin over how to end the war in Syria on Monday during an icy encounter at a G8 summit where divisions over the conflict eclipsed the rest of the agenda.
*Fed buys $5.51 billion in Treasuries due 2018-19.
BOSTON-- The price of a gallon of gas in Massachusetts has crept up by a penny in the past week yet remains well below the national average. AAA Southern New England reports Monday that self-serve, regular climbed in the past week to an average of $3.50 per gallon, eleven cents lower than the national average.
"When you think of Santa Monica, you think of the Santa Monica Pier, the fancy homes. But that's not all of Santa Monica, "sociologist Alex Aldana said with a rueful smile as he sat near a pool table in the Pico Youth& Family Center, where he is the outreach director.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J.-- Bring yourself to the game. Leave the cooler and backpack at home. The NFL is tightening stadium security starting this preseason, limiting the size and type of bags fans can bring to the game.
Boston, June 13- The car is the next great proving ground for communications technology, General Motors Co Chief Executive Dan Akerson said on Thursday. The automobile will become a major platform for tech "and one with far better battery life than an iPhone," he said in prepared remarks to the Chief Executives' Club of Boston.
A new coalition slated to be announced on Thursday by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon will analyze patterns behind the thefts and work with Apple Inc and other smartphone makers to create "kill" switches that would render devices inoperable if they are stolen.
The Federal Aviation Administration also said at a hearing on Capitol Hill that it would release results of its review of Boeing's design, manufacturing and assembly of the 787, a new high-tech jet that uses lithium-ion batteries for backup power. The FAA launched its review after one battery caught fire in a parked 787 in Boston in January.
LONDON, June 12- Britain's financial watchdog is looking into a report that traders manipulated benchmark foreign exchange rates that are widely used by companies and funds. "The FCA is aware of these allegations and has been speaking to the relevant parties," a spokesman for Britain's financial services regulator said.
BOSTON-- A company that filed a federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a provision in the state's casino gambling law that gave preference to a native American tribe in southeast Massachusetts is fighting the state's bid to dismiss the suit.
NEW YORK-- PetSmart Inc. on Tuesday said board director Gregory P. Josefowicz will take over as chairman following its annual shareholders meeting, slated for Friday in Boston.
NEW YORK, June 11- New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday announced a $20 billion plan to prepare for rising sea levels and hotter summers expected as a result of climate change in the coming decades.
BOSTON-- As reputed gangster James "Whitey" Bulger goes on trial, his former stomping grounds in South Boston are sure to be the backdrop for much of the testimony. Four decades after Bulger first rose to power, South Boston is no longer the neighborhood of Bulger's heyday.
CHICAGO, June 7- The big four-story house in suburban Pittsburgh might remind you of the set of "The Golden Girls." Karen Bush, Louise Machinist and Jean McQuillin bought the Mount Lebanon, Pennsylvania, home together in 2004, when they were in their fifties.
Ten years ago, Chart Industries Inc was on the verge of bankruptcy after taking on too much debt during a spree of acquisitions that included an equipment maker for storing cryogenic liquids like liquefied natural gas.
AMSTERDAM/ BOSTON, June 6- Europol said a global effort led by Microsoft Corp to stop one of the world's biggest cybercrime rings has succeeded in wiping out the malicious computer networks that the gang used, known as the Citadel Botnets.