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  • CONAKRY, April 17- Guinea's government has approved a report recommending that BSG Resources and its joint venture partner, Brazilian mining giant Vale, be stripped of two iron ore concessions, a Guinean government source said on Thursday.

  • CONAKRY, April 17- Guinea's government has approved a report recommending that BSG Resources and its joint venture partner, Brazilian mining giant Vale, be stripped of two iron ore concessions, a Guinean government source said on Thursday.

  • Barnes & Noble chairman sells 3.7M shares Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 9:24 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Barnes& Noble's founder and largest shareholder Leonard Riggio sold 3.7 million shares in the bookseller, his second such move in five months. Shares of Barnes& Noble fell 4 percent in premarket trading.

  • Yahoo nominates three new members to board Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 7:09 PM ET

    April 16- Yahoo Inc, which posted anemic first-quarter revenue growth, said it has nominated three new members to its board. The three members include billionaire Charles Schwab, namesake chairman and chief executive of discount broker Charles Schwab Corp..

  • ANALYSIS-Euro strength here to stay, unless ECB steps in Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 10:55 AM ET

    *Money printing in U.S., Japan piles pressure on euro. LONDON/ FRANKFURT, April 16- Many of the factors driving the euro exchange rate to levels that have set off alarm. bells at the European Central Bank are unlikely to go away on.

  • Bloomberg plans $50M gun control network Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 6:30 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Wednesday that he plans to spend $50 million this year on a new group that will mix campaign contributions with field operations aimed at pulling 1 million gun-control supporters to the polls, adding a new dimension to his long-running fight for tighter firearms regulation.

  • House Democrats' committee sitting on $40M fund Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 3:05 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Donors gave more than $10 million in March to the committee tasked with electing House Democrats and helped it amass a $40 million fund to fight skepticism that Republicans can be ousted from their majority in November.

  • A year after background check defeat, modest goals Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 1:20 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Democratic worries about this November's elections, a lack of Senate votes and House opposition are forcing congressional gun-control supporters to significantly winnow their 2014 agenda, a year after lawmakers scuttled President Barack Obama's effort to pass new curbs on firearms.

  • ATHENS, April 15- International investors are to invest 1.3 billion euros in Eurobank to become the bailed-out Greek bank's biggest shareholders in another sign of growing market confidence in Greece.

  • PARIS, April 15- Privately owned luxury group Labelux has hired Bank of America Merrill Lynch to advise it on a possible London market flotation of Jimmy Choo this autumn that could value the upmarket shoemaker at over 900 million pounds, industry and financial sources said.

  • April 14- U.S. drugstore chain operator Walgreen Co is under pressure from a group of shareholders to consider relocating to Europe to gain tax benefits, the Financial Times reported.

  • April 14- U.S. drugstore chain operator Walgreen Co is under pressure from a group of shareholders to consider relocating to Europe to gain tax benefits, the Financial Times reported.

  • *Thailand expected to post slowest GDP growth in Asia. BANGKOK, April 14- The golden Buddha statues, amulets and lucky charms that festoon Sakuntala Mettawong's tiny Bangkok cellphone shop are not helping business.

  • Politics test Silicon Valley's Russian ties Sunday, 13 Apr 2014 | 4:34 PM ET
    Yuri Milner

    Entrepreneurs and investors say Silicon Valley's fast-growing financial ties with Russia's tech sector are being slowed

  • Politics test Silicon Valley's Russian ties Sunday, 13 Apr 2014 | 9:57 AM ET

    SAN MATEO, California— Entrepreneurs and investors say Silicon Valley's fast-growing financial ties with Russia's tech sector are being slowed down by current political tensions between the White House and the Kremlin.

  • *Armed men seize buildings in eastern Ukraine. *Kiev says cut-off of Russian gas looking likely.

  • *Ukraine says Russian gas price hike unacceptable. *Armed men seize buildings in eastern Ukraine. KIEV, April 12- Armed pro-Russian militants raised the Russian flag in an eastern Ukrainian city on Saturday, deepening a stand-off with Moscow which, Kiev warned, was dragging Europe closer to a "gas war" that could disrupt supplies across the continent.

  • Risk of 'gas war' grows as Ukraine halts payments Saturday, 12 Apr 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    Ukraine said on Saturday it was suspending payments to Russia for deliveries of gas, ratcheting up the tension in a standoff.

  • KIEV, April 12- Ukraine said on Saturday it was suspending payments to Russia for deliveries of gas, ratcheting up the tension in a standoff that has the potential to leave European Union states cut off from the Russian gas supplies on which they depend.

  • *He says gas exports shifting to Asia, away from Europe. *In talks with China on dropping dollar transactions. MOSCOW, April 12- Gennady Timchenko, the billionaire Russian gas trader hit with U.S. sanctions over his alleged ties with the Kremlin following Russia's annexation of Crimea, said being singled out by Washington was a badge of honour.

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