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Chase Bank Limits Cash Withdrawals, Bans International... Before you read this report, remember to sign up to for 100% free stock alerts Chase Bank has moved to limit cash withdrawals while banning business customers from sending...

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Richemont chairman Johann Rupert to take 'grey gap... Billionaire 62-year-old to take 12 months off from Cartier and Montblanc luxury goods groupRichemont's chairman and founder Johann Rupert is to take a year off from September, leaving management of the...

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Cambodia: aftermath of fatal shoe factory collapse... Workers clear rubble following the collapse of a shoe factory in Kampong Speu, Cambodia, on Thursday

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Spate of recent shock departures by 50-something CEOs While the rising financial rewards of running a modern multinational have been well publicised, executive recruiters say the pressures of the job have also been ratcheted upOn approaching his 60th birthday...

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UK Uncut loses legal challenge over Goldman Sachs tax... While judge agreed the deal was 'not a glorious episode in the history of the Revenue', he ruled it was not unlawfulCampaign group UK Uncut Legal Action has lost its high court challenge over the legality...

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Are Russian killers on the streets of Britain?

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A jogger who collapsed and died in leafy Weybridge turns out to have been blowing the whistle on one of Russia’s biggest tax frauds. Mark Townsend reports on a crisis that has pitted the Kremlin against the US Senate and British police

Shortly after 5.15pm on 10 November 2012, a jogger turned into Granville Road, Weybridge, running along the hedge-lined street of one of Britain’s wealthiest enclaves. Then, 50m from his home, he staggered into the road and died.

In the days that followed, Surrey police believed they were dealing with a natural, if unusual, death. Four months on, the passing of 44-year-old Alexander Perepilichnyy still remains a mystery. Two post-mortems have proved inconclusive, but the outcome of what Surrey police promise is their “full range” of toxicology tests is imminent.

To piece together Perepilichnyy’s final years is to drill down into the core of Russian criminality, according to one account.

What we know of Perepilichnyy is slight. In another age he might have been a rocket scientist. Peers called him a “genius”, a Ukranian whiz-kid with an uncanny knack for numbers. His favourite waste of time was, they say, discussing the theories behind cosmogony and Kondratiev waves – the long-term cycles of capitalism. However by the time Perepilichnyy arrived to study at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology – famous for supplying the brains behind the Soviet space race – Russia’s lunar ambitions had curdled with the collapse of communism. Instead Perepilichnyy applied his talents to the world of finance and

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Infant delivered after fatal NY crash said to be in serious condition – CBS News

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Infant delivered after fatal NY crash said to be in serious condition
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NEW YORK New York City police are still looking for the driver of a BMW and a passenger who witnesses say slammed into a car carrying a young pregnant woman and her husband and then fled the scene. The couple, Nachman and Raizy Glauber, died in
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Elisabeth Murdoch dies at 103

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Dame Elisabeth Murdoch, the mother of the media magnate Rupert, has died at her home in Melbourne, Australia, aged 103.

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Monster energy drink makers under investigation by FDA over five deaths

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California family sues beverage maker over death 14-year-old girl who died after drinking two cans in 24 hours in 2011

The US Food and Drug Administration said on Monday that it was investigating reports of five deaths that may be associated with Monster Beverage Corp’s energy drink, and the company’s shares fell more than 14%.

Monster is also being sued by the family of a 14-year-old girl who died after drinking two cans of its Monster energy drink in a 24-hour period.

Monster said it does not believe its drinks are “in any way responsible” for the girl’s death.

“Monster is unaware of any fatality anywhere that has been caused by its drinks,” the company said in a statement. It said it intends to vigorously defend itself against the lawsuit.

The family of Anais Fournier filed a lawsuit on Friday against Monster for failing to warn about the product’s dangers.

The lawsuit, filed in California superior court in Riverside, said that after drinking two 24-ounce cans of Monster energy on consecutive days Fournier went into cardiac arrest. She died days later on December 23, 2011, from what the lawsuit said was “cardiac arrhythmia due to caffeine toxicity” that complicated a heart disorder she already had.

On Monday, FDA spokeswoman Shelly Burgess said the agency had received reports of five deaths and one heart attack that may be associated with the Monster Energy drink from 2009 through June this year.

The FDA said that it investigates any report of injury or death that it receives. The notices to the FDA’s adverse events database do not in themselves confirm a risk from a product.

Monster is the leading US energy drink by volume with nearly 39% of the US market, but Austria’s Red Bull has the highest share by revenue due to its premium price.

In July, New York State’s attorney general issued subpoenas to three energy drink makers – Monster, PepsiCo and Living Essentials LLC – seeking information on the companies’ marketing and advertising practices.

PepsiCo makes the AMP energy drink and Living Essentials makes 5-Hour Energy.

Monster shares closed down 14.23% at $45.73 on the Nasdaq.

Obama Motorcade Rider Killed By Truck – San Francisco Luxury News

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Obama Motorcade Rider Killed By Truck
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A police motorbike rider escorting President Barack Obama's motorcade has died after his machine was hit by a pick-up truck. The officer died in West Palm Beach, Florida, on Sunday at around 4.45pm local time. He was about to shut down Interstate 95 by
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Returnees to inspect North Korean cemeteries

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Five members of a group of Japanese returnees from places in what is now considered North Korea plan to survey cemeteries in the reclusive country to help return the remains of Japanese who died there near the end of the war, it was learned Saturday.
The members of Zenkoku Seishinkai, based in Kyoto, will leave Japan on Monday and arrive in Pyongyang on Tuesday via Beijing, a source close to the group said.

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Families of Lonmin mine victims gather for memorial – video

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Families of those killed at South Africa’s Lonmin mine last week gather at the site to remember the 34 workers who died there

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Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, country’s longtime ruler, dies at age … – Washington Post

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Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, country's longtime ruler, dies at age
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, the East African nation's longtime ruler, has died, the state television reported Tuesday. He was 57. Authorities did not immediately announce the cause of Meles' death, but the prime
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‘Chorus Line’ composer Marvin Hamlisch dies at 68 – Los Angeles Times

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'Chorus Line' composer Marvin Hamlisch dies at 68
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Celebrated composer Marvin Hamlisch, best known for the Tony Award-winning “A Chorus Line” and the movie classic “The Sting,” has died in Los Angeles. He was 68. Family spokesman Jason Lee said Hamlisch died Monday after a brief illness, but he did not
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Gore Vidal, celebrated author, playwright, dies – USA TODAY

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Gore Vidal, celebrated author, playwright, dies
Gore Vidal, the novelist, essayist and playwright, will be remembered as much for his outspokenness and scorn for popular culture and politics as for his 60-year writing career. He died Tuesday at age 86. His nephew, Burr Steers, said Vidal died at his
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