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at 11:09 on January 25, 2015, EST.

Fast talks free trade in Kyiv as fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine - International Trade Minister Ed Fast will be in Kyiv for two days of meetings as fighting intensifies between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists in the east of the embattled country.

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at 10:00 on January 25, 2015, EST.

TSX looks to build on solid gain, traders eye earnings, economic growth data

TORONTO - The Toronto stock market will try to maintain positive momentum this week amid a raft of top-drawer economic data and earnings from the Canadian corporate sector.

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at 04:28 on January 24, 2015, EST.

Nevada considers adopting brothel-type regulations for adult productions fleeing California

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Adult film production migrated from California to Nevada after voters in Los Angeles County approved a law requiring condom use on set. Now, a condom use requirement could follow.

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at 23:06 on January 23, 2015, EST.

Nevada considers adopting brothel-type regulations for adult productions fleeing California

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Adult film production migrated from California to Nevada after voters in Los Angeles County approved a law requiring condom use on set. Now, a condom use requirement could follow.

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at 21:51 on January 23, 2015, EST.

LNG pipeline deals with B.C. nets First Nation millions of dollars

VICTORIA - Millions of dollars are expected to flow to a First Nation in British Columbia's northwest as a result of two new deals tied to proposed liquefied-natural-gas pipelines.

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at 17:02 on January 23, 2015, EST.

Conservatives mulling focus on manufacturing sector in federal budget

OTTAWA - The Conservative government is considering a strong focus on the manufacturing sector in the upcoming budget, part of a general shift in attention towards Ontario and its voters.

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at 16:57 on January 23, 2015, EST.

Loonie closes lower amid low inflation, better than expected retail data

TORONTO - The Canadian dollar closed lower Friday amid weaker than expected pricing pressures in December and a solid November retail sales report.

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at 16:54 on January 23, 2015, EST.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:

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at 16:33 on January 23, 2015, EST.

Higher energy, consumer staples stocks send Toronto stock market modestly higher

TORONTO - The Toronto stock market closed slightly higher Friday as consumer stocks advanced in the wake of a strong retail report and energy stocks climbed amid questions about whether the death of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah could mean a change in the amount of oil his country is producing.

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at 16:29 on January 23, 2015, EST.

Quirky in-flight catalogue SkyMall files for bankruptcy as passengers find new distractions

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Apparently, airline passengers aren't buying enough garden gnomes, superhero pyjamas and heated cat shelters. SkyMall has filed for bankruptcy.

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at 16:18 on January 23, 2015, EST.

Mixed results from US companies snap market's 4-day winning streak

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The stock market is finishing lower, snapping a four-day winning streak, as U.S. companies report mixed quarterly results.

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at 15:58 on January 23, 2015, EST.

North American newsprint capacity being cut as demand continues to slip

MONTREAL - North American newsprint manufacturers will continue to pare production and jobs in 2015, mainly as they complete cuts announced last year, according to industry officials and observers.

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