Archive for January, 2013

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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‘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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