Times Square, Nasdaq reopened after scare

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New York City’s Times Square was closed briefly and three buildings including the Nasdaq headquarters were evacuated in a security scare on Wednesday, a day before the traditional New Year’s Eve festivities in the famed intersection.

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Wide use of U.S. airport body scanners depends on Obama

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The path toward rolling out wider use of whole-body security scanners in U.S. airports runs through the White House.

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Dollar, stocks rally on economic optimism

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The U.S. dollar firmed across the board on Wednesday and stocks eked out slight gains, adding to this year’s big rally, after much better-than-expected business activity in the U.S. Midwest bolstered hopes of recovery.

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Wall St ends a tad higher; Dow, Nasdaq at ‘09 highs

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U.S. stocks ended a smidgen higher in very light trading on Wednesday as a stronger-than-expected report on Midwest U.S. business activity was offset by investors taking profits in some of the year’s better performers.

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JAL stock hits record low on bankruptcy fears

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Japan Airlines Corp stock tumbled as much as 32 percent to a record low on Wednesday on growing expectations the struggling carrier was headed for bankruptcy under a state restructuring plan.

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Cadbury gets three extra days to detail Kraft defense

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Britain’s Takeover Panel granted confectionery maker Cadbury three extra days to publish 2009 results that could become a key plank in its defense against Kraft Food’s hostile 10 billion pound ($15.9 billion) bid.

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Saab says bid deadline dropped

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General Motors has extended a December 31 deadline for bids for its Swedish car brand Saab, which will restart some production lines in January after a shutdown, Saab said on Wednesday.

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The last word in astrology: 12/31/09

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CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Joe McIntyre, 37; Val Kilmer, 50; Ben Kingsley, 66; Anthony Hopkins, 72

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Treacherous roads

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TUSCOLA COUNTY — It wasn’t exactly a white Christmas but Ol’ Man Winter is here now, and causing some problems on roadways.

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Noble friend of Caro

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CARO — Caro has lost a great friend and supporter.

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