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Wall Street ends up for third day; energy shares rise

NEW YORK - U.S. stocks extended their gains to a third session on Friday, giving the S&P 500 its best weekly performance in about two months as energy shares continued to rebound.

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EU widens trade row with new Boeing subsidy claim

GENEVA - The European Union opened a new front in a decade-old dispute over aircraft subsidies on Friday, launching a complaint at the World Trade Organization alleging illegal tax breaks in Boeing's home state of Washington.

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Russia's parliament rushes through bill boosting banking capital

MOSCOW - Russia's lower house of parliament hastily approved a draft law on Friday that would give the banking sector a capital boost of up to 1 trillion rubles ($16.5 billion).

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U.S. NLRB files labor violations complaints against McDonald's

- The U.S. National Labor Relations Board on Friday filed complaints against McDonald's Corp and its franchises for alleged labor violations, including the illegal firing and intimidation of staff who protested working conditions.

Fed's Williams sees June 2015 'reasonable' for rates liftoff

SAN FRANCISCO - U.S. inflation will likely still be "well below" the Federal Reserve's 2-percent target next year, but that won't stop the central bank from raising interest rates, a top policymaker said on Friday.

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Thai Union Frozen to buy U.S. tuna firm Bumble Bee for $1.5 billion

BANGKOK - Thai Union Frozen Products PCL , the world's biggest producer of canned tuna, has agreed to buy U.S. competitor Bumble Bee Seafoods for $1.5 billion as part of a plan to double revenue through overseas acquisitions.

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