Archive for February 6th, 2013

No Boy Scout vote on gays until May

February 6, 2013
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IRVING, Texas (AP) — Faced with intense pressure from two flanks, the Boy Scouts of America said Wednesday it needed more time for consultations before deciding whether to move away from its divisive policy of excluding gays as scouts or adult leaders.
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Taking a meat axe to government

February 6, 2013
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One day after President Barack Obama called on Congress to pass short-term spending cuts and tax reform measures to avoid automatic cuts known as the sequester, House Speaker John Boehner criticized the holding off of a lasting solution to the country’s debt and spending problems.
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Time Warner 4Q earnings up, raises dividend 11 pct

February 6, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — Time Warner Inc. said Wednesday that net income grew 51 percent in the last three months of 2012 even as revenue was largely unchanged. Rising fees from cable and satellite companies and higher ad revenue at the TV networks offset revenue declines at the movie studio and magazine businesses.
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Wall Street stymied as investors lack catalysts to trade

February 6, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks were little changed on Wednesday as investors, without any major economic reports to guide them, awaited fresh incentives to trade after rallies took the S&P 500 to five-year highs.
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FBI: Bombs found in Ala. hostage bunker

February 6, 2013
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MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama man who held a 5-year-old boy captive for nearly a week engaged in a firefight with SWAT agents storming his underground bunker before he was killed during the rescue operation, the FBI said Tuesday night. Also, bomb technicians scouring his rural property found two explosive devices, one...
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Lance Armstrong under criminal investigation

February 6, 2013
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Federal investigators are in the midst of an active criminal investigation of disgraced former Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong, ABC News has learned.
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STOCKS NEWS SINGAPORE-Index flat; DBS falls after Q4 earnings

February 6, 2013
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Singapore shares were little changed, with DBS Group Holdings Ltd underperforming the market after the
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For Silver Lake, Dell’s beauty is in the eye of the beholder

February 6, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – For years, many Wall Street investors wrote off Dell Inc as a dying personal computer company that has failed to adapt to a new era of tablets and smartphones.
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HP plans to steal Dell’s customers

February 6, 2013
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Hostage standoff: Why some secrets will remain in the bunker

February 6, 2013
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Before he died in a hostage rescue attempt in a bunker in Alabama, Jimmy Lee Dykes kept a TV on as his captive, a 5-year-old named Ethan, played with a red Hot Wheels car nearby.
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