Archive for February 18th, 2013

Israeli sniper posts photo of child in crosshairs

February 18, 2013
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JERUSALEM – A photo posted online by an Israeli soldier showing a child in the crosshairs of a rifle scope has created a firestorm on the internet, drawing widespread criticism.
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Winning python from Florida hunt released

February 18, 2013
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A new prize in the Florida python hunt has been announced and everybody wins.
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OfficeMax shareholder says would support Office Depot merger

February 18, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – One of OfficeMax Inc‘s top shareholders, Neuberger Berman, said it would support a merger with Office Depot Inc depending on terms of the deal, according to a portfolio manager at the firm.
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OfficeMaX, Office Depot in merger talks – WSJ

February 18, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Office supply companies OfficeMax Inc and Office Depot Inc are in advanced talks to merge, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
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Some states start making the rescued pay

February 18, 2013
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(Reuters) – After an all-terrain vehicle accident in the Utah desert last spring, 53-year-old Mikki Babineau expected a long recuperation for collapsed lungs and 18 broken ribs.
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Ban would protect thousands of firearms

February 18, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress’ latest crack at a new assault weapons ban would protect more than 2,200 specific firearms, including a semi-automatic rifle that is nearly identical to one of the guns used in the bloodiest shootout in FBI history.
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Yen resumes fall after G20, earnings worries hit stocks

February 18, 2013
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LONDON (Reuters) – The yen resumed falling on Monday after Japan signalled it would push ahead with expansionist monetary policies having escaped criticism from the world’s 20 biggest economies at the weekend.
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DLF gains on hopes of earnings recovery, lower debt

February 18, 2013
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Reuters Market Eye – Shares in DLF Ltd gain 5.2 percent, recovering from four sessions of falls.
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Sen. McCain claims ‘massive cover-up’ on Benghazi

February 18, 2013
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Sen. McCain claims ‘massive cover-up’ on Benghazi

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Mourdock not ruling out another run for office

February 18, 2013
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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana Treasurer Richard Mourdock says he hasn’t ruled out another run for political office — something he said he considered after his loss for a U.S. Senate seat.
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