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Spanish-language broadcaster Univision files for IPO


Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Spanish-language broadcasting company Univision Holdings Inc. filed plans Thursday to launch an initial public offering of its stock. The New York-based company...full story
updated 2015-07-02 08:42 PM
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Spanish-language broadcaster Univision files for IPO

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Spanish-language broadcasting company Univision Holdings Inc. filed plans Thursday to launch an initial public offering of its stock. The New York-based company....Fullstory

2015-07-02 08:42 PM

Quintiles and Quest Diagnostics Launch Q2 Solutions

Associated Press

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. & MADISON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 2, 2015--Quintiles and Quest Diagnostics today announced the launch of Q 2 Solutions, their new combined clinical....Fullstory

2015-07-02 08:22 PM

Taiwan violinist shines in international violin competition Taiwan violinist shines in international violin competition
By Jocylin FC
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Yu-Chien Tseng, a Taiwanese violinist, won the second prize in the XV International Tchaikovsky Competition on July 2, 2015. It is the first Taiwanese....Fullstory

2015-07-02 05:41 PM

The Latest: France's Sapin says committed to Greece in euro
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local): ___ 10:30 a.m. French Finance Minister Michel Sapin says Europe remains committed to avoiding....Fullstory

2015-07-02 04:01 PM

Solid hiring expected for June as US job market nears normal
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. employers likely hired at another strong pace in June, a sign that the job market is nearing full health and giving....Fullstory

2015-07-02 03:22 PM

Thailand arrests 2 alleged brokers who sent slaves to boats Thailand arrests 2 alleged brokers who sent slaves to boats
By THANYARAT DOKSONE
Associated Press

BANGKOK (AP) — Two Thai men described as key figures in a human trafficking ring that provides slave crews for fishing boats were arrested, officials....Fullstory

2015-07-02 03:11 PM

Scores killed as militants attack Egyptian troops in Sinai Scores killed as militants attack Egyptian troops in Sinai
By ASHRAF SWEILAM, BRIAN ROHAN
Associated Press

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Islamic State-linked militants struck Egyptian army outposts in the Sinai Peninsula on Wednesday in a coordinated wave of suicide bombings and....Fullstory

2015-07-02 03:11 PM

Arizona copper mine stirs debate pitting profits vs religion
By RYAN VAN VELZER
Associated Press

SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) -- Outside of an aging mining town in the mountains east of Phoenix, a copper company has burrowed a shaft 1.3 miles....Fullstory

2015-07-02 02:42 PM

Hospital: 7 injured from incident at petroleum center

Associated Press

WEST POINT, Neb. (AP) -- A hospital confirmed that seven people were injured on Wednesday, two of them critically, from an incident at a petroleum....Fullstory

2015-07-02 09:01 AM

Arum sues Haymon, Premier Boxing Champions over fights
By TIM DAHLBERG
Associated Press

Boxing promoter Bob Arum filed suit Wednesday against Al Haymon and his financial backers, claiming they are violating federal law by acting as illegal promoters....Fullstory

2015-07-02 06:22 AM

Reelz comes to the rescue of homeless Miss USA pageant
By LYNN ELBER
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Miss USA pageant, left without a TV home following blowback against co-owner Donald Trump over his comments on Mexican immigrants,....Fullstory

2015-07-02 08:42 PM

30 deaths as passenger boat capsizes in Philippines
By Jocylin FC
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

A passenger boat that carries 173 passengers aboard capsized shortly after leaving the port of Ormoc City, Leyte for Camotes Island, Cebu on Thursday, June....Fullstory

2015-07-02 07:42 PM

Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (June 24, 2015

Associated Press

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 2, 2015--The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of June 24, 2015 ?V July 1, 2015. BETHEL,....Fullstory

2015-07-02 05:22 PM

The Latest: European markets solid as Greek referendum looms
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local): 10:23 a.m. European stock markets have opened steady, a day after Greece's European....Fullstory

2015-07-02 03:42 PM

What crisis? Stronger banks, economies ease fear over Greece
By MATTHEW CRAFT and PAUL WISEMAN
Associated Press

The prospect of a Greek crackup isn't so terrifying anymore. In 2012, financial markets were rattled by the possibility that Greeks would elect a left-wing government,....Fullstory

2015-07-02 03:22 PM

Spain: 'Gag Law' greeted with protests from critics Spain: 'Gag Law' greeted with protests from critics
By CIARAN GILES,ALAN CLENDENNING
Associated Press

MADRID (AP) — Thousands of protesters rallied Tuesday against a new Spanish public security law nicknamed the "gag law" before it went into effect at....Fullstory

2015-07-02 03:11 PM

Blacklist warnings spread on websites in North Korea
By ERIC TALMADGE
Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) -- North Korea, already one of the least-wired places in the world, appears to be cracking down on the use of the Internet....Fullstory

2015-07-02 03:01 PM

Mexico: 7 police charged with torture in army slaying case

Associated Press

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Authorities in Mexico on Wednesday formally accused seven state police officers of torturing three women who survived a confrontation a year....Fullstory

2015-07-02 12:22 PM

Libya's internationally accepted PM 'aspires' to peace deal

Associated Press

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) -- The internationally recognized prime minister of Libya says he is "aspiring" to sign a peace agreement with representatives of the Islamist-led....Fullstory

2015-07-02 06:22 AM

Ex-US scientist gets prison for faking HIV research
By DAVID PITT
Associated Press

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- A former university scientist who altered blood samples to make it appear he had achieved a breakthrough toward a potential....Fullstory

2015-07-02 06:22 AM

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