Archive for March, 2013

Pope appeals for peace in Easter message

March 31, 2013
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By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis used his first Easter Sunday address to call for peace in the world and appealed for a diplomatic solution to the crisis on the Korean peninsula.
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Texas district attorney, wife found dead at home

March 31, 2013
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KAUFMAN, Texas (AP) — A Texas prosecutor and his wife were found killed in their house two months after one of his assistants was gunned down near their office, authorities said.
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CA-BUSINESS Summary

March 31, 2013
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Record Wall Street boosts sentiment, U.S. holds key in Q2 TOKYO (Reuters) – Whether the world’s largest economy can sustain momentum will be a primary focus for investors for the next three months after a general recovery trend in the United States helped risk sentiment for broad markets in the first quarter of 2013....
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Outlook for immigration deal brightens

March 31, 2013
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By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Prospects for a law to create a pathway to citizenship for 11 million illegal immigrants brightened on Saturday after major business and labor groups reached an agreement on a guest-worker program, a source familiar with the deal said.
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Deputy: District attorney, wife found dead

March 31, 2013
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KAUFMAN, Texas (AP) — A sheriff’s deputy says authorities are investigating the deaths of a North Texas county district attorney and his wife who were found dead in a home.
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MIDEAST STOCKS – Factors to watch – Mar 31

March 31, 2013
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DUBAI, March 31 (Reuters) – Here are factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Sunday. Reuters has not verified
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Pope presides over Easter Vigil service

March 30, 2013
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VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis celebrated a trimmed back Easter Vigil service Saturday after having reached out to Muslims and women during a Holy Week in which he began to put his mark on the Catholic Church.
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Patients of Okla. doctor line up for tests

March 30, 2013
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TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Hundreds of patients of an Oklahoma oral surgeon accused of unsanitary practices showed up at a health clinic Saturday, looking to find out whether they were exposed to hepatitis or the virus that causes AIDS.
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North Korea says it is in ‘a state of war’ with South Korea

March 30, 2013
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea warned Seoul on Saturday that the Korean Peninsula had entered “a state of war” and threatened to shut down a border factory complex that’s the last major symbol of inter-Korean cooperation.
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Cyprus bank’s big savers to lose up to 60 percent

March 30, 2013
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NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Big depositors at Cyprus‘ largest bank may be forced to accept losses of up to 60 percent, far more than initially estimated under the European rescue package to save the country from bankruptcy, officials said Saturday.
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