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  • Terror threats at chemical plants underestimated

    Terror threats at chemical plants underestimated

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:19 PM EDT2014-07-30 21:19:11 GMT
    Congressional investigators say the government is underestimating the threat of a chemical attack on America's densely populated cities and has failed to inspect virtually all of the chemical facilities that it...More
    The government is underestimating the threat of a chemical attack on America's densely populated cities and has failed to inspect virtually all of the chemical facilities that it considers particularly vulnerable to...More
  • Ratings agency: Argentina in 'selective default'

    Ratings agency: Argentina in 'selective default'

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:17 PM EDT2014-07-30 21:17:28 GMT
    Standard & Poor's says some Argentine bonds are in 'selective default' in what could be the start of a wave of downgrades amid a standoff between the South American country and some creditors.More
    Standard & Poor's says some Argentine bonds are in 'selective default' in what could be the start of a wave of downgrades amid a standoff between the South American country and some creditors.More
  • Fed offers a dual message on health of US economy

    Fed offers a dual message on health of US economy

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:09 PM EDT2014-07-30 21:09:14 GMT
    The Federal Reserve is further slowing the pace of its bond purchases because it thinks an improving U.S. economy needs less help. But it's offering no clearer hint of when it will start raising its benchmark...More
    The Federal Reserve offered a mixed message on the U.S. economy Wednesday: Growth is strengthening, and the unemployment rate is steadily falling. Yet by some measures, the job market remains subpar.More
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