Archive for May 20th, 2012

For NY farmers, fracking could mean salvation — or ruin

May 20, 2012
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — When Dan Fitzsimmons looks across the Susquehanna River and sees the flares of Pennsylvania gas wells, he thinks bitterly of the riches beneath his own land locked up by the heated debate that has kept hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, out of New York.
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Lockerbie bomber dies in Libya hospital

May 20, 2012
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Lockerbie bomber dies in Libya hospital

Abdel Basset Ali al-Megrahi, seated, in a Tripoli hospital in 2009. (AP/File)
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Wall Street Week Ahead: Market is oversold, but major signs say "sell"

May 20, 2012
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Normally a big decline would set up Wall Street for a technical rebound. But that may not be the case this week, even after the market posted its worst weekly loss for the year and the S&P fell for six straight sessions.
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Wall Street Week Ahead: Market is oversold, but major signs say "sell"

May 20, 2012
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Normally a big decline would set up Wall Street for a technical rebound. But that may not be the case this week, even after the market posted its worst weekly loss for the year and the S&P fell for six straight sessions.
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World leaders set to tackle Afghanistan’s future

May 20, 2012
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CHICAGO (AP) — World leaders weary of war will tackle Afghanistan‘s post-conflict future — from funding for security forces to upcoming elections — when the NATO summit opens Sunday.
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Protesters prepare for larger NATO demonstration

May 20, 2012
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CHICAGO (AP) — Protesters gathering in Chicago for the NATO summit were gearing up for their largest demonstration Sunday, when thousands are expected to march from a downtown park to the lakeside convention center where President Barack Obama and dozens of other world leaders will meet.
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Small investors should not directly trade in equities: SEBI

May 20, 2012
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New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Small investors should not start trading directly in stock market as they don’t have adequate resources to take informed decision, chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) U.K. Sinha said Saturday.
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Obama pledges tough enforcement of Wall Street reforms

May 20, 2012
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Saturday called on the U.S. Congress to back his efforts for tough new financial industry oversight, saying a $2 billion trading loss at JPMorgan underscored the need for such regulation.
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Hard Work, Tenacity, and Hope Win Out Against All Odds

May 20, 2012
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We all love hearing about an inspiring story where hard work, tenacity, and hope win out against all odds.  So many young athletes are encouraged to excellence when they see others succeed after difficult struggles.  It’s the stuff of great books, movies, and television.  However, fame doesn’t happen for every athlete that wants it,...
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Have Fun just being at your home with the Pool Tables

May 20, 2012
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If you think of Shuffleboard Table as a game played outdoors by elderly people on cruises or in retirement communities, you’ve got it all wrong. The best kind of shuffleboard is played indoors with Shuffleboard tables. It’s a fun activity that can be shared by players at all skill levels, from professionals to little...
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