Archive for May 19th, 2012

Possible engine problem delays U.S. rocket launch

May 19, 2012
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) – The launch of a privately owned Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station was delayed on Saturday when a computer detected a possible problem with one of the rocket’s engines, a Space Exploration Technologies official said.
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Chinese activist on flight to U.S.

May 19, 2012
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BEIJING (AP) — A blind Chinese activist was hurriedly taken from a hospital Saturday and boarded a plane that took off for the United States, closing a nearly monthlong diplomatic tussle that had tested U.S.-China relations.
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U.S., France search for Afghan compromise

May 19, 2012
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U.S., France search for Afghan compromise

Click image to see more photos. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)
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4 ways Facebook will change

May 19, 2012
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Get ready for the Facebook feeding frenzy. On Thursday afternoon, the company priced its initial public offering at $38 a share, giving it a market value of $104 billion. The stock begins trading Friday on the Nasdaq.
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Highlights from Facebook’s debut

May 19, 2012
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Facebook‘s debut on the stock market was preceded by epic hype, delayed by a technical glitch and tracked minute-by-minute by investors around the world. In the end, the fuss was over a gain of 23 cents.
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Facebook stock finishes flat in debut

May 19, 2012
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NEW YORK (AP) — In the hours before Facebook‘s stock began trading on the Nasdaq Stock Market for the first time, CEO Mark Zuckerberg reminded the company’s 3,500 employees not to get caught up in the hoopla surrounding its long-awaited initial public offering.
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