Archive for January 15th, 2013

New York set to pass nation’s toughest gun-control law

January 15, 2013
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York lawmakers agreed to pass the toughest gun control law in the nation and the first since the Newtown, Conn., school shooting, calling for a stricter assault weapons ban and provisions to keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill who make threats.
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Live chat: What can be done about gun violence?

January 15, 2013
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Giffords, Kelly Say ‘Enough’ to Gun …
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INAUGURATION 2013: Michelle Obama steps out in style — and substance?

January 15, 2013
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INAUGURATION 2013: Michelle Obama steps out in style — and substance?

First lady Michelle Obama at the DNC. Click image to see more photos. (AP/Jae C. Hong)
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Japan stocks at highest since April 2010

January 15, 2013
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BANGKOK (AP) — Japan’s stock market closed at its highest level since April 2010 on Tuesday, buoyed by a weaker yen and major stimulus measures to help the country’s struggling economy.
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Why the Southwest is experiencing an unusual cold snap

January 15, 2013
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Known for hot temperatures, Southern California and the rest of the Southwest United States are undergoing a cold snap that has set records in many areas throughout the region.
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Armstrong has more questions to answer

January 15, 2013
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Armstrong has more questions to answer

Lance Armstrong confessed to Oprah Winfrey during an interview Monday that he used performance-enhancing drugs to win the Tour de France, according to the Associated Press.
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Apple drags on S&P, Nasdaq; Dell jumps after report

January 15, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The S&P 500 and Nasdaq ended lower on Monday as worries over demand for Apple products drove down its shares and investors braced for earnings disappointments.
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Lululemon confirms sales growth to slow; shares slide

January 15, 2013
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(Reuters) – Lululemon Athletica Inc said on Monday it expected growth slowed sharply at its established yoga-wear shops for the quarter that includes the crucial holiday shopping season, driving its shares down 6 percent.
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