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THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An official document of the global chemical weapons watchdog says that Syrian authorities have declared that they once had a program to produce the deadly toxin ricin.The report on the website of the Organization fo ...more

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Camel and Pall Mall cigarette maker R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. is tapping the head of PepsiCo North America's nutrition division as its new president and chief commercial officer.The nation's second-biggest cigarette co ...more

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HONG KONG (AP) — World stocks rose and the British pound rallied briefly on Friday as Scotland voted to stay part of the United Kingdom, avoiding a messy breakup that could have roiled financial markets. Japanese shares surged to their highest since 20 ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — Drug maker GlaxoSmithKline was fined $492 million on Friday for bribing doctors in China in the biggest such penalty ever imposed by a Chinese court.The court sentenced the company's former China manager, Briton Mark Reilly, and f ...more

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LONDON (AP) — Scotland's decision to reject independence from the United Kingdom shored up British stocks on Friday but worries over future constitutional changes kept a lid on the relief rally.With all 32 Scottish councils having declared, the ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — China fines British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline $492 million, jails executives in bribery case. ...more

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HONG KONG (AP) — When Jack Ma founded Alibaba 15 years ago he insisted the e-commerce venture should see itself as competing against Silicon Valley, not other Chinese companies. That bold ambition from a time when China was still a corporate backwater ...more

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HONG KONG (AP) — The British pound jumped as investors bet that Scottish voters would reject independence based on results that cover more than half of Scotland. Japanese stocks rallied as the yen extended losses against the dollar while other Asian be ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung says U.S. wireless carriers will start taking orders for its large-screen Galaxy Note 4 smartphone on the same day larger iPhones go on sale.The Note 4 will be available on Oct. 17. Orders will be taken beginning Friday. ...more

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LOS CABOS, Mexico (AP) — Federal police on Thursday vowed to restore order in the hurricane-stricken resort area of Los Cabos after looting emptied store shelves and unnerved residents who worried their homes could be next.Enrique Galindo, natio ...more