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General Cable Announces Sale of Its Interest in Phelps Dodge Philippines


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HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 22, 2014--General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) (the Company) announced today that it has completed the sale of its interest in Phelps...full story
updated 2014-12-22 09:22 PM
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General Cable Announces Sale of Its Interest in Phelps Dodge Philippines

Associated Press

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 22, 2014--General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) (the Company) announced today that it has completed the sale of its interest in Phelps....Fullstory

2014-12-22 09:22 PM

Zimbabwe's president fires more cabinet members

Associated Press

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Zimbabwe's government says the president has fired two cabinet ministers believed to be loyal to the ousted vice president, while thousands....Fullstory

2014-12-22 08:22 PM

Airbus delivers first A350 jet, at long last

Associated Press

PARIS (AP) -- Airbus has at last delivered its first A350 jet, handing over the wide-body plane to Qatar Airways after years of delays and....Fullstory

2014-12-22 08:22 PM

Chinese military plane crashes, 2 deaths reported

Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- A Chinese military plane has crashed in the country's northwest and a news website says at least two people were killed. The local....Fullstory

2014-12-22 06:42 PM

Palestinian man arrested after foiled attack on soldier

Associated Press

JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Israel military says a Palestinian man has been arrested after a foiled attack on a soldier in the West Bank. The army....Fullstory

2014-12-22 05:02 PM

Kane leads Blackhawks to 4-0 win over Leafs
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago's Patrick Kane had a power-play goal and two assists to lead the Blackhawks to a 4-0 win over Toronto on Sunday,....Fullstory

2014-12-22 04:01 PM

Belarus enjoys bonanza amid Russia-West tensions
By YURAS KARMANAU
Associated Press

MINSK, Belarus (AP) -- As relations between Russia and the West have deteriorated, there's one country that's reaping rewards -- Belarus, whose authoritarian leader was....Fullstory

2014-12-22 04:01 PM

Your Top Plays for Today
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide ___ COWBOYS, STEELERS, SEAHAWKS SEAL PLAYOFF SPOTS Dallas, Pittsburgh and Seattle seal playoff spots on penultimate weekend of NFL regular....Fullstory

2014-12-22 03:22 PM

Killer of 2 NYC officers had long criminal history
By TOM HAYS
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- The gunman who fatally ambushed two police officers in their squad car had a long criminal record, a hatred for police....Fullstory

2014-12-22 03:01 PM

NHL Capsules
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) -- Rob Zepp made 25 saves in his NHL debut and Jakub Voracek scored 10 seconds into overtime, sending the Philadelphia Flyers....Fullstory

2014-12-22 02:22 PM

US sheriff aims to halt Obama immigration order
By PETE YOST
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A gadfly attorney and an Arizona county sheriff want to halt President Barack Obama's immigration order in the first courtroom battle over....Fullstory

2014-12-22 08:42 PM

Germans set 10-year plan, want Euro 2024
By NESHA STARCEVIC
Associated Press

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- At a reception shortly before Christmas, German football federation president Wolfgang Niersbach said his plan for the holidays was to sit....Fullstory

2014-12-22 08:22 PM

Russian minister talks up the ruble

Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) -- A senior Russian minister says he's expecting the ruble to extend its recent gains and said the government is not planning to....Fullstory

2014-12-22 07:01 PM

China opposes cyberattacks, doesn't name N. Korea

Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- China says it has told the U.S. that it is against cyberattacks and opposes any nation or individual launching such attacks from....Fullstory

2014-12-22 05:22 PM

Forgotten asbestos mine sickens Indian villagers
By KATY DAIGLE
Associated Press

RORO VILLAGE, India (AP) -- Asbestos waste spills in a gray gash down the flank of a lush green hill above tribal villages that are....Fullstory

2014-12-22 04:43 PM

India lawmakers demand Modi speak on conversion to Hinduism

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NEW DELHI (AP) -- Opposition lawmakers have thrown India's Parliament into an uproar by charging that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has done little to stop....Fullstory

2014-12-22 04:01 PM

China sends 700 peacekeepers to South Sudan

Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- Chinese state media have reported that China will send 700 troops to South Sudan as part of the country's first infantry battalion....Fullstory

2014-12-22 03:22 PM

Obama takes foreign policy risk, but on his own terms
By JULIE PACE
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama has been criticized as cautious on foreign policy, but the secret negotiations on Cuba suggest a willingness for bold....Fullstory

2014-12-22 03:01 PM

Iraq TV show makes 'terrorists' confront victims
By VIVIAN SALAMA
Associated Press

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Haider Ali Motar was convicted of terrorism charges about a month ago for helping to carry out a string of Baghdad car....Fullstory

2014-12-22 02:43 PM

James guides Cavaliers over Grizzlies
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Cleveland's LeBron James had 25 points and 11 assists and put in a strong second-half performance to guide the Cavaliers to a....Fullstory

2014-12-22 02:02 PM

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