Greek premier eyes growth for 1st time in 8 years

Greek premier eyes growth for 1st time in 8 yearsPolice officers and firefighters in uniform chant anti-government slogans during a demonstration in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki, on Sept. 5. Labor unions are planing series of demonstrations for Saturday in the country's second largest city. Protests coincided with the inauguration of the annual Thessaloniki International Trade Fair by conservative Prime Minister Antonis Samaras.

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Legal or not, the pot business is still wacky

Legal or not, the pot business is still wackyIn this Aug. 25, 2014 photo, marijuana store Denver Relief co-owner Kayvan Khalatbari, right, talks with his employee Jeff Botkin his medical and recreational marijuana shop in Denver. Khalatbari also runs Denver Relief Consulting, which assists current and would-be marijuana-related businesses around the country, as well as owning a chain of pizza restaurants in Denver.

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U.S. offshore wind power nears takeoff with 14 projects

U.S. offshore wind power nears takeoff with 14 projectsWind turbines stand at the nearly completed Riffgat offshore wind farm in the North Sea on June 23, 2013, near Borkum, Germany in front of the jack-up installation vessel "Bold Tern."(Photo: David Hecker, Getty Images)Long stymied by high costs and local opposition, offshore wind is finally nearing takeoff in the Untied States as 14 projects enter “advanced stages” of development, the Energy Department reports.

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