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Per Stromberg, Chairman of the Committee, left, Goran K Hansson, Secretary of the Committee, centre, and Peter Gardenfors, Member of the Committee, announce Richard Thaler of the University of Chicago, as the the 2017 Nobel Economics Prize winner in Stockholm, Monday Oct. 9, 2017. (Henrik Montgomery/TT via AP)
October 09, 2017 - 8:24 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Latest on the Nobel Economic Prize (all times local): 2:25 p.m. For the second consecutive year, there were no women among the 2017 Nobel prize laureates. The head of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences says the committees that choose Nobel Prize winners will meet this winter...
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Demonstrators shout slogans as thousands of people march to protest the Catalan government's push for secession from the rest of Spain in downtown Barcelona, Spain, Sunday Oct. 8, 2017. Sunday's rally comes a week after separatist leaders of the Catalan government held a referendum on secession that Spain's top court had suspended and the Spanish government said was illegal.(AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
October 09, 2017 - 8:21 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy warned anew Monday that Spain will not be divided by a declaration of independence from Catalonia and said the government is ready to respond to any such attempt. Catalan regional President Carles Puigdemont plans to address the Catalan...
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FILE - In this Monday, June 12, 2017, file photo, the General Electric logo appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. GE said Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, that it is slashing its quarterly dividend in half with investors gathering in Boston, where Chairman and CEO John Flannery is expected to lay out significant changes for the U.S. company. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
October 09, 2017 - 7:40 am
BOSTON (AP) — General Electric is naming Trian's Ed Garden to its board, potentially signaling a shift toward becoming the leaner, industrial player that the investment fund has been pushing for years. The company this month has already turned over its top management with the early departure of...
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FILE - In this June 22, 2014 file photo US economist Richard Thaler poses for a photo during the award ceremony for the world economy prize in Kiel, Germany. The Nobel economics prize has been awarded to Thaler of the University of Chicago for his contributions to behavioral economics. (Carsten Rehder/dpa via AP, file)
October 09, 2017 - 7:29 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Nobel prize in economics has been awarded to Richard Thaler of the University of Chicago for research showing how people's choices on economic matters — whether on savings or game shows like "Deal or No Deal" — are not always rational. The 9-million-kronor ($1.1-million) prize...
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Workers steady a NatWest Bank sign as it is erected inside at 250 Bishopsgate in London, Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017. Natwest bank is becoming the high street (retail) face of the RBS group. A move from the global Royal Bank of Scotland institution to the more locally focused Natwest. The move is a sign of change in the banking world following the financial crisis. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
October 09, 2017 - 7:27 am
LONDON (AP) — Royal Bank of Scotland has removed its own logo from its flagship London office, replacing it with the more locally focused NatWest brand — a sign that the bank has shed its global aspirations once and for all. Once the world's largest bank, RBS was bailed out during the 2008...
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October 09, 2017 - 7:23 am
BOSTON (AP) — General Electric is naming Trian's Ed Garden to its board, potentially signaling a shift toward becoming the leaner, industrial player that the investment fund has been pushing for years. The company this month has already turned over its top management with the early departure of...
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FILE - In this June 22, 2014 file photo US economist Richard Thaler poses for a photo during the award ceremony for the world economy prize in Kiel, Germany. The Nobel economics prize has been awarded to Thaler of the University of Chicago for his contributions to behavioral economics. (Carsten Rehder/dpa via AP, file)
October 09, 2017 - 7:09 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Nobel economics prize has been awarded to Richard Thaler of the University of Chicago for research showing how people's choices on economic matters — whether on savings or game shows like "Deal or No Deal" — are not always rational. The 9-million-kronor ($1.1-million) prize was...
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October 09, 2017 - 7:05 am
LONDON (AP) — Royal Bank of Scotland has removed its own logo from its flagship London office, replacing it with the more locally focused NatWest brand — a sign that the bank has shed its global aspirations once and for all. Once the world's largest bank, RBS was bailed out during the 2008...
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Demonstrators challenge Catalan Mossos d'Esquadra regional police officers at the end of a march in downtown Barcelona, Spain, to protest the Catalan government's push for secession from the rest of Spain, Sunday Oct. 8, 2017. Sunday's rally comes a week after separatist leaders of the Catalan government held a referendum on secession that Spain's top court had suspended and the Spanish government said was illegal. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
October 09, 2017 - 6:59 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the political situation in Catalonia, where some regional leaders want to declare independence from Spain. (all times local): 12:50 p.m. Catalonia's top judicial official has ordered additional Spanish police protection for the headquarters of the regional...
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October 09, 2017 - 6:46 am
BEIJING (AP) — China will allow use of some drugs and medical devices based on approval by foreign regulators, the government said Monday, in a move that could help to ease access to its health care market. The step was one of a series announced by Chinese drug regulators to improve access to...
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