Archive for February 11th, 2013

How will church handle a living ex-pope?

February 11, 2013
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The resignation of Benedict XVI raises a conundrum not faced by the Catholic Church for centuries: How do you handle a still living ex-pope?
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Rice takes on immigration’s ‘most vexing issue’

February 11, 2013
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Rice takes on immigration’s ‘most vexing issue’

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice greets people at Broward College in Davie, Fla., in November 2012. (Joe …Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Haley Barbour, the former governor of Mississippi, said on Monday that the issue of whether or not to give the nation’s illegal immigrants the eventual opportunity to become citizens is...
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Yen plunges vs dollar, euro; Wall St steps back

February 11, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The yen slid sharply against the dollar and the euro on Monday after a U.S. Treasury official voiced support for Japan’s efforts to boost growth and end deflation.
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S&P lifts Ireland outlook as market return nears

February 11, 2013
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DUBLIN (Reuters) – Standard & Poor’s joined Fitch on Monday in lifting Ireland‘s sovereign debt rating outlook to stable, after Dublin struck a bank debt deal that improved its chances of exiting its bailout programme by the end of 2013.
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Wall Street dips from multiyear highs, Fed’s Yellen on tap

February 11, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks slipped at the open on Monday, with the S&P and Nasdaq dipping from multiyear highs, as Google shares weighed on the market on plans by its former chief executive to sell a large chunk of his stake in the Internet company.
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Stock market drifts lower to start the week

February 11, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks drifted lower in early Monday trading, pulling the Standard & Poor’s 500 index back from its five-year high.
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$1 million reward for fugitive ex-L.A. cop

February 11, 2013
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A record $1 million reward was posted on Sunday for information leading to the capture of a fugitive former Los Angeles policeman suspected of targeting police officers and their families in three killings committed in retaliation for his 2008 firing.
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Tornado slams Mississippi college town

February 11, 2013
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HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A tornado tore through Hattiesburg on Sunday as part of a wave of severe storms that downed trees, damaged buildings and injured more than a dozen people.
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Cadila falls on earnings, broker downgrades

February 11, 2013
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MUMBAI (Reuters) – Cadila Healthcare shares fell as much as 8.9 percent after October-December earnings disappointed on Friday, followed by broker downgrades.
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Northeast digs out from blizzard; new storm brews

February 11, 2013
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass./NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Northeast started digging out on Sunday after a blizzard dumped up to 40 inches (1 meter) of snow with hurricane force winds, killing at least nine people and leaving hundreds of thousands without power.
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