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Lloyds Banking Group plc reported Friday that its fiscal 2014 pre-tax profit more than quadrupled, with a sharp drop in impairments and higher net interest income. The company also resumed its dividends. Looking ahead for fiscal 2015, the company expects net interest margin to be around 2.55 percent. According to the firm, its guidance reflects confidence in the future.

Total private sector credit in Australia was up 0.6 percent on month in January, the Reserve Bank of Australia said on Friday - exceeding expectations for a gain of 0.5 percent, which would have been unchanged from the December reading. Individually,...

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Despite opposition from a number of Republicans, Loretta Lynch's nomination as the nation's next Attorney General was cleared by the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday.

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Stock futures point to a weak start on Wall Street Friday after a lackluster finish yesterday as investors digested a batch of mixed corporate earnings and economic reports. While the dollar found support from a higher-than-forecast increase in core...

Hilary-022615.jpg Further reinforcing Hillary Clinton's position as the frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nomination, the results of a Quinnipiac University poll show the former Secretary of State with a substantial lead in an early look at the Iowa caucuses.
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lynch-022615.jpg Despite opposition from a number of Republicans, Loretta Lynch's nomination as the nation's next Attorney General was cleared by the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday.
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A new study says that people diagnosed with major depression are around three times more likely than the general population to commit violent crimes such as robbery, sexual offences and assault. The study, published in The Lancet Psychiatry journal, tracked medical and crime records of 47,158 people in Sweden diagnosed with depression.
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Indian shares rallied sharply on Friday after the Economic Survey for 2014-15 tabled in Parliament ahead of the General Budget set the agenda for reforms needed to push India's GDP growth to double digits in the coming years. The Economic Survey, which outlines the broad direction of the Union Budget...
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Lloyds Banking Group plc reported Friday that its fiscal 2014 pre-tax profit more than quadrupled, with a sharp drop in impairments and higher net interest income. The company also resumed its dividends. Looking ahead for fiscal 2015, the company expects net interest margin to be around 2.55 percent. According to the firm, its guidance reflects confidence in the future.
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Astronomers have discovered a gigantic black hole at the heart of an ultraluminous quasar in the distant universe. The newfound cosmic monster is said to be the largest and brightest ever black hole, which dates back to a little more than 6 percent of the universe's current age of 13.8 billion years. Quasars are the brightest objects in the universe that contain supermassive black holes.
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The U.S. government is setting up a new central agency to deal with cybersecurity threats around the country, according to media reports. The Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center will be tasked with integrating intelligence from various agencies and distributing information more broadly to...
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There are numerous studies touting the health benefits of oats such as reducing the risk of coronary artery disease, lowering levels of cholesterol, and reducing one's risk of colorectal cancer. If oatmeal is your breakfast cereal choice, a recent article published in the ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, will make you rethink about your liking. More
Myanmar "seems headed in the wrong direction and needs urgently to get back on track" in a crucial year for the country's democratic transition and long-term reconciliation, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein has warned. "The...
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Facebook-suicide-022615.jpg Social networking website Facebook, Inc. has added a new feature for suicide prevention starting Wednesday. The new feature provides the user an option when they see a friend post something that indicates that he or she is considering self harm or suicide. It works on both desktop and mobile.
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02/27/15 6:30Official Foreign ReservesFEB 20 India
02/27/15 6:0GDP (Q-o-Q)Q4 F Portugal
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02/27/15 6:0Retail Sales (M-o-M)JAN Ireland
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05/13/2015KYTHATX-101 (NDA)FDA decision on ATX-101 for improvement in the appearance of moderate to severe submental fullness
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04/30/2015VNLPY.PKTuzistra (NDA)FDA decision on Tuzistra for the treatment of cough and cold
04/17/2015PCYCIMBRUVICA (sNDA)FDA decision on IMBRUVICA as a treatment for patients with Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia
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