Archive for January 28th, 2013

‘The year Congress finally gets it done’

January 28, 2013
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A new immigration reform proposal crafted by a bipartisan group of senators would allow for a gradual path to legalization for most of the estimated 11 million illegal immigrants currently living in the country.
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Boy Scouts consider end to gay ban

January 28, 2013
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Boy Scouts consider end to gay ban

Boy Scouts recite the Pledge of Allegiance in Charlottesville, Va. (Getty)
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S&P 500 slips after rally, but Apple lifts Nasdaq

January 28, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The S&P 500 edged lower on Monday as a four-week rally stalled, while a rebound in Apple shares helped buoy the Nasdaq.
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Warren Buffett made late-2012 bid for NYSE Euronext: sources

January 28, 2013
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(Reuters) – Warren Buffett made a bid to acquire New York Stock Exchange operator NYSE Euronext last November, but his offer was less than one already on the table from IntercontinentalExchange Inc , two people familiar with the matter said.
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Over party lines: The plan for immigration

January 28, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of leading senators has reached agreement on the principles of sweeping legislation to rewrite the nation’s immigration laws.
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Friend or foe: U.S. wary of Muslim Brotherhood

January 28, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama begins his second term straining to maintain a good relationship with Egypt, an important U.S. ally whose president is a conservative Islamist walking a fine line between acting as a moderate peace broker and keeping his Muslim Brotherhood party happy with anti-American rhetoric.
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Futures flat, Caterpillar on tap to report

January 28, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stock index futures were little changed on Monday, with investors reluctant to make big bets following a rally that took the S&P 500 above 1,500 for the first time in more than five years.
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Kenya 2013 tea earnings seen beating 2012 record figure

January 28, 2013
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NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenya‘s tea exports earnings, the east African country’s top foreign exchange source, are seen rising 4 percent to 116 billion shillings in 2013, the regulatory Tea Board of Kenya said on Monday.
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Senators reach deal on immigration overhaul

January 28, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of leading senators has reached agreement on the principles of sweeping legislation to rewrite the nation’s immigration laws.
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Obama on Clinton: ‘I’m going to miss her’

January 28, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama lauded Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton as one of his closest advisers and said their shared vision for America’s role in the world persuaded his one-time rival — and potential successor — to be his top diplomat while he dealt with the shattered economy at home.
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