Archive for January 29th, 2013

The president’s turn for immigration reform

January 29, 2013
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The president’s turn for immigration reform

Latinos and immigrants participate in a rally on immigration reform in front of the White House on November 8, …
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Alex Rodriguez named in a new PED report

January 29, 2013
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Alex Rodriguez named in a new PED report

A man in south Florida supplied performance-enhancing drugs to more than half a dozen major league players, including Alex Rodriguez, according to a Miami New Times report that officials at Major League Baseball believe will grow into a doping scandal that could rival the BALCO case that tarnished Barry Bonds.
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Focus turns to Brazil club safety after fire

January 29, 2013
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SANTA MARIA, Brazil (AP) — There was no alarm, no extinguishers, no sprinklers and almost no escape from the nightclub that became a death trap for more than 200 Brazilian college students.
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Obama launches push for immigration overhaul

January 29, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking swift action on immigration, President Barack Obama on Tuesday will try to rally public support behind his proposals for giving millions of illegal immigrants a pathway to citizenship, as well as making improvements to the legal immigration system and border security.
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Nikkei edges up, banks lead gains on good earnings expectations

January 29, 2013
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TOKYO (Reuters) – The Nikkei share average edged up on Tuesday as investors welcomed a newspaper report that major banks were likely to have significantly larger profits this year, while small caps such as bio-chemical stocks attracted retail investors.
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POSCO CEO says sees Q1 earnings to improve sharply from Q4

January 29, 2013
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SEOUL (Reuters) – The chief executive of South Korean steelmaker POSCO , Chung Joon-yang, said the steelmaker expected its earnings to improve “significantly” in the January to March period from the preceding quarter, driven by lower costs of raw materials and recovery in steel prices in China.
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Wrestler’s illegal immigration smackdown

January 29, 2013
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Professional wrestler “RJ Brewer” is El Mero Malo, the chief bad guy on “Lucha Libre USA,” a Mexican-themed wrestling tour.
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No alarm, only 1 exit in Brazil nightclub fire

January 29, 2013
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SANTA MARIA, Brazil (AP) — The nightclub Kiss was hot, steamy from the press of beer-fueled bodies dancing close. The Brazilian country band on stage was whipping the young crowd into a frenzy, launching into another fast-paced, accordion-driven tune and lighting flares that spewed silver sparks into the air.
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S&P 500 eases, ends longest winning run in 8 years

January 29, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The S&P 500 eased slightly on Monday after an eight-day run of gains, while the Nasdaq edged higher as Apple shares rebounded.
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Yahoo revenue rises on search advertising

January 29, 2013
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(Reuters) – Yahoo Inc posted a 4 percent gain in net revenue to $1.22 billion in the fourth quarter, when an increase in search advertising sales offset weakness in the Web portal’s display ad business.
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