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Limits on overseas mergers prompt renewed debate

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration's decision to curb the ability of U.S. corporations to skirt taxes by merging with foreign companies kicked off an immediate election-season debate over when and how to tackle the nation's complex corporate tax code....
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Philips to separate lighting arm into new company

AMSTERDAM (AP) -- Royal Philips NV is to split off its lighting division to create two separate companies, the latest in a string of radical restructurings by one of Europe's best-known corporations....
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Soft data, Syria strikes hit US, European markets

NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. and European stocks mostly fell Tuesday following some disappointing economic reports and news that U.S.-led forces have started airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria....
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China factory index ticks up, easing growth fears

HONG KONG (AP) -- Growth in China's sprawling manufacturing industry unexpectedly ticked higher in September, according to a report Tuesday, easing concerns about the No. 2 economy's recovery....
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P&G selling rest of pet care business to Spectrum

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Procter & Gamble Co. is selling its Iams and Eukanuba brands in Europe to Spectrum Brands, shedding the remaining parts of its pet care business....
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Messaging app seeks to bring voices back to phones

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Longtime technology guru Ray Ozzie wants to bring back the emotions of the human voice to phones....
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Russia proposes curbs for foreign media ownership

MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia's parliament has given preliminary approval to a bill limiting foreign ownership in Russian media to 20 percent....
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Shoemaker Jimmy Choo to list shares in London

LONDON (AP) -- Luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo has announced plans to list at least a quarter of its shares on the London Stock Exchange next month....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you agree that Mayor Peduto is being fiscally responsible by raising property taxes to correct a last year's tax decrease miscalculation? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
No:
97%
Yes:
3%
Total Votes: 10,387

Yesterday's Poll

Do you support a proposal allowing for the arming of teachers and administrators in Pennsylvania schools?

Yes:
56%
No:
44%
Total Votes: 11,540