Archive for February 8th, 2013

Six-second scenes of Nemo

February 8, 2013
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Dalton, the most prestigious co-ed private school on Manhattan’s ultra-rich Upper East Side — you know, the one with the bomb suspect alum — is apparently engaging in some Mean Girl-style tactics: The school sent out a list of rejected applicants and parents of kids with pending applications, all in an effort to get alumni to push...
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Manhunt goes on for fugitive ex-cop

February 8, 2013
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BIG BEAR LAKE, California (Reuters) – A fugitive former police officer accused of declaring war on law enforcement in an Internet manifesto and wanted as a suspect in three murders eluded a manhunt for a second day on Friday in the snow-swept mountains east of Los Angeles.
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Wall Street rises, Nasdaq at 12-year closing high

February 8, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Nasdaq composite index closed at a 12-year high and the S&P 500 index at a five-year high as stronger U.S. and international trade data lifted stocks on optimism about the economy.
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News Summary: S&P 500 reaches edges to 5-year high

February 8, 2013
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FIVE-YEAR HIGH: The Standard & Poor’s 500 edged up Friday to close at its highest level since November 2007. Stocks got an early lift from a report that showed the trade deficit shrank in December.
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Monster blizzard threatens Northeast

February 8, 2013
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BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The northeastern United States braced for a possibly historic blizzard that could drop up to three feet (nearly one meter) of snow from Friday to Saturday and bring travel to a halt.
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Mountain manhunt for alleged cop killer

February 8, 2013
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More than 100 police officers were going door-to-door and searching for new tracks in the snow in hopes of catching suspected cop-killer Christopher Dorner overnight in Big Bear Lake, Calif., before he strikes again, as laid out in his rambling online manifesto.
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Wall Street advances after stream of economic data

February 8, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stock index rose on Friday after a batch of positive economic data points, but gains were checked with the benchmark S&P index at five-year highs as investors looked for strong catalysts to push the market further upward.
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Stocks edge higher after trade deficit report

February 8, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are edging higher in early trading on Wall Street after a report showed that the U.S. trade deficit narrowed sharply in December. Stocks were also boosted by strong earnings reports.
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Tense manhunt for suspected cop killer

February 8, 2013
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The truck owned and driven by suspected cop killer Christopher Dorner during his alleged rampage through the Los Angeles area was found deserted and in flames on the side of Bear Mountain, Calif., this afternoon.
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Stock your shelves and prepare the salt

February 8, 2013
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BOSTON (AP) — A blizzard of potentially mammoth proportions threatened to strike the Northeast with a vengeance Friday, with up to 2 feet of snow feared along the densely populated Interstate 95 corridor from the New York City area to Boston and beyond.
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