Archive for February 4th, 2013

‘No legislation to eliminate all guns’

February 4, 2013
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‘No legislation to eliminate all guns’

Obama greets law enforcement officers in Minnesota Monday (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)
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Ex-sniper spoke of legacy days before his death

February 4, 2013
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Ex-sniper spoke of legacy days before his death

Chris Kyle in April, 2012. (Paul Moseley/Fort Worth Star-Telegram via AP)
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U.S. to sue S&P over mortgage bond ratings

February 4, 2013
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Justice Department plans to sue Standard & Poor’s over its ratings in 2007 of some mortgage bond deals, the ratings agency said on Monday.
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Wall Street pulls back after recent gain; data disappoints

February 4, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks dropped on Monday, pulling back from gains in the prior session that left the S&P 500 at a five-year high and the Dow above 14,000, as factory orders data disappointed and worries about the euro zone crisis resurfaced.
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Voices of America’s last ‘amnesty’

February 4, 2013
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By Liz Goodwin Ubaldo was 26 and working as a cashier in a Los Angeles gas station when he learned that his status as an illegal immigrant was about to change. He had turned on a Spanish radio station as an announcer was shouting the news:  Ronald Reagan was expected to sign a new...
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Pakistani girl shot by Taliban makes first statement

February 4, 2013
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LONDON (AP) — A Pakistani girl shot by the Taliban has made her first video statement since she was nearly killed, saying Monday that she is recovering.
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S.Africa’s Harmony Gold Q2 earnings weather strike

February 4, 2013
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CAPE TOWN/JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa‘s third-largest gold producer, Harmony Gold, said striking workers may return to its Kusasalethu mine as early as next week, as the company reported second-quarter results on Monday that beat expectations.
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Stock futures dip after five-year highs with data, earnings on tap

February 4, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures slipped on Monday, after the S&P 500 hit a five-year high and the Dow rose above 14,000 for the first time since October 2007 ahead of factory orders data and another round of corporate earnings.
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Obama urges Boy Scouts to end ban on gays

February 4, 2013
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Sunday encouraged the Boy Scouts of America to end its ban on gay members and leaders, days before the group is expected to vote on the controversial and long-standing rule.
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8 dead, 38 hurt as tour bus crashes in Calif.

February 4, 2013
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YUCAIPA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say at least eight people are dead and 38 people are injured after a tour bus collided with two other vehicles in the mountains of Southern California.
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