Archive for March 1st, 2013

Florida man swallowed by sinkhole under bedroom

March 1, 2013
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SEFFNER, Fla. (AP) — A huge sinkhole about 30-feet across opened up under a man’s bedroom and swallowed him, taking all of the furniture too.
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President Obama blasts GOP on cuts

March 1, 2013
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President Obama blasts GOP on cuts

President Barack Obama speaks about the sequester after a meeting with congressional leaders. (Kevin Lamarque/ …
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Stocks waver on Wall Street as cuts loom

March 1, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks turned mixed Friday, erasing an early loss, after a report showed a rise in U.S. manufacturing activity.
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Wall Street flat, losses trimmed after data

March 1, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks were little changed, trimming earlier losses by mid-morning trading on Friday, with the Dow index turning positive briefly after an encouraging read on manufacturing data.
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Catholic Church goes leaderless

March 1, 2013
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VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Catholic Church awoke Friday with no leader following the resignation of Benedict XVI, who pledged obedience to his successor and described himself as “simply a pilgrim” starting the final journey of his life.
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First lady says obesity is a ‘generational’ fight

March 1, 2013
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What dishes would first lady Michelle Obama like to magically turn into guilt-free health foods? What’s her personal fitness regimen? What does she think of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s controversial restrictions on big sodas? And why are the Obamas “a broccoli household”?
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Asian shares capped by China PMI slip, US budget worry

March 1, 2013
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares were capped on Friday, with sentiment dented by lacklustre manufacturing data from China and worries over the economic fallout from Italy’s political confusion as well as possible U.S. spending cuts.
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STOCKS NEWS INDONESIA-Astra rises on earnings result

March 1, 2013
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Shares in PT Astra International, Indonesia’s main vehicle distributor and biggest listed company, rose as much as
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First lady: We’re a ‘broccoli household’

March 1, 2013
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What dishes would first lady Michelle Obama like to magically turn into guilt-free health foods? What’s her personal fitness regimen? What does she think of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s controversial restrictions on big sodas? And why are the Obamas “a broccoli household”?
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Napolitano regrets surprise announcement of immigrant release

March 1, 2013
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Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano had no part in a decision by underlings to release low-risk illegal immigrant detainees as a way to save money before the sequestration and was surprised to learn about it, Napolitano told ABC News in an exclusive interview.
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