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Russia's finance ministry admits sanctions bite

By Lidia Kelly and Darya Korsunskaya MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's Finance Ministry said on Friday it may be forced to cancel plans to borrow abroad this year, admitting that sanctions imposed by the West are already stinging. The United States imposed sanctions on Russian President Vladimir Putin's close allies over the annexation of Ukraine's... Read more...

KCG paid chief executive Coleman $10.4 million for 2013

KCG paid chief executive Coleman $10.4 million for 2013By John McCrank NEW YORK (Reuters) - Trading firm KCG Holdings awarded its chief executive, Daniel Coleman, $10.4 million in 2013, the year in which the company was formed by the $1.4 billion takeover of Knight Capital Group by rival Getco, according to a regulatory filing. Coleman, who had been CEO of high-speed trader Getco, earned a salary of $500,000, with the remainder of his earnings in stock and options awards, as well as a $700,000 cash

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Medicare database reveals top-paid doctors

Medicare database reveals top-paid doctorsMedicare paid a tiny group of doctors $3 million or more apiece in 2012. One got nearly $21 million.

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Drudge Report author accused of lying about Obamacare penalty

Drudge Report author accused of lying about Obamacare penaltyMatt Drudge announced to the world that he'd made his first penalty payment after refusing to get health insurance. Not so fast, say his critics.

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London lab grows ears, noses; part of plan to attract biotech firms

London lab grows ears, noses; part of plan to attract biotech firmsLONDON (AP) — In a north London hospital, scientists are growing noses, ears and blood vessels in a bold attempt to make body parts in the laboratory.

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American imprisoned in Cuba begins hunger strike

American imprisoned in Cuba begins hunger strikeWASHINGTON (AP) — An American who has been imprisoned in Cuba for more than four years after illegally setting up Internet access on the island is on a hunger strike, according to a statement his lawyer released Tuesday.

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