Archive for February 21st, 2013

Wall St extends losses, Nasdaq down 1 pct

February 21, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks extended losses on Thursday, with the Nasdaq dropping 1 percent following a rash of weak economic data.
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Wall Street extends losses, Nasdaq down 1 percent

February 21, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks extended losses on Thursday, with the Nasdaq dropping 1 percent following a rash of weak economic data.
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Pistorius detective charged in shooting

February 21, 2013
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PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — The lead investigator in the murder case against Oscar Pistorius faces attempted murder charges himself over a 2011 shooting, police said Thursday.
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5 dead after small jet crashes in Georgia

February 21, 2013
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THOMSON, Ga. (AP) — Five people were killed and two injured when a small jet crashed off the end of a runway in eastern Georgia, an official confirmed early Thursday.
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Genting Q4 core earnings fall 6 pct, better than forecast

February 21, 2013
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SINGAPORE, Feb 20 (Reuters) – Genting Singapore PLC , a casino operator that runs Resorts World Sentosa in
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Mondi posts slight drop in full-year earnings

February 21, 2013
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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African Paper maker Mondi said on Thursday it expects to reap the benefit of recent acquisitions after reporting a slight drop in full-year earnings on lower prices.
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Triumph travelers file class action suit against Carnival

February 21, 2013
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(Reuters) – The owner of the stricken Carnival Triumph cruise ship was hit by a lawsuit seeking class action status for stranding more than 3,000 passengers for five days on a ship without electricity or adequate sanitation.
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New tech changes nature of fighting crime

February 21, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — A 911 call comes in about a possible bomb in lower Manhattan and an alert pops up on computer screens at the New York Police Department, instantly showing officers an interactive map of the neighborhood, footage from nearby security cameras, whether there are high radiation levels and whether any other...
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Citi Chairman O’Neill not pressing for bank breakup – WSJ

February 21, 2013
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REUTERS – Citigroup Inc Chairman Michael O’Neill is not eager to explore a breakup of the third-largest U.S. bank, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
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STOCKS NEWS SINGAPORE-CapitaLand falls after earnings, China measures

February 21, 2013
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Shares of CapitaLand Ltd fell after the biggest property developer in Southeast Asia posted a 45 percent drop in
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