Archive for December 29th, 2012

Death of India rape victim stirs anger, promises of action

December 29, 2012
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NEW DELHI/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – A woman whose gang rape provoked protests and rare national debate about violence against women in India died from her injuries on Saturday, prompting promises of action from a government that has struggled to respond to public outrage.
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All eyes on them, Senate leaders seek fiscal deal

December 29, 2012
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate leaders rushed to assemble a last-ditch agreement to avoid middle-class tax increases and possibly delay steep spending cuts in an urgent attempt to find common ground after weeks of postelection gridlock.
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Wall Street Week Ahead: Cliff may be a fear, but debt ceiling much scarier

December 29, 2012
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(Reuters) – Investors fearing a stock market plunge – if the United States tumbles off the “fiscal cliff” next week – may want to relax.
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For Senate leaders, is a ‘cliff’ deal a mission impossible?

December 29, 2012
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Following a Friday meeting with congressional leaders, an impatient and annoyed President Barack Obama said it was “mind boggling” that Congress has been unable to fix a “fiscal cliff” mess that everyone has known about for more than a year.
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Wall Street ends sour week with fifth straight decline

December 29, 2012
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks fell for a fifth straight day on Friday, dropping 1 percent and marking the S&P 500‘s longest losing streak in three months as the federal government edged closer to the “fiscal cliff” with no solution in sight.
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Obama ‘optimistic’ Senate leaders will reach fiscal cliff deal this weekend

December 29, 2012
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Obama ‘optimistic’ Senate leaders will reach fiscal cliff deal this weekend

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Claim seeks $100 million for Sandy Hook school shooting survivor

December 29, 2012
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MERIDEN, Connecticut (Reuters) – A $100 million claim on behalf of a 6-year-old survivor is the first legal action to come out of the Connecticut school shooting that left 26 children and adults dead two weeks ago.
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Wall St Week Ahead – Cliff may be a fear, but debt ceiling much scarier

December 29, 2012
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REUTERS – Investors fearing a stock market plunge – if the United States tumbles off the “fiscal cliff” next week – may want to relax.
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Wall Street Week Ahead: Cliff may be a fear, but debt ceiling much scarier

December 29, 2012
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(Reuters) – Investors fearing a stock market plunge – if the United States tumbles off the “fiscal cliff” next week – may want to relax.
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