Archive for March 7th, 2013

Bin Laden son-in-law caught in Jordan

March 7, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Osama bin Laden‘s spokesman and son-in-law has been captured by the United States, officials said Thursday, in what a senior congressman called a “very significant victory” in the ongoing fight against al-Qaida.
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Obama signs Violence Against Women Act

March 7, 2013
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President Barack Obama on Thursday heralded the expanded protections offered to Native Americans, gay, lesbian and transgender victims as well as undocumented immigrants in the reauthorized Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) he signed into law.
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Stocks gain after unemployment claims fall

March 7, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose on Wall Street, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average to new highs, after the government said unemployment claims fell last week.
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Wall Street extends climb, helped by jobs data

March 7, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks edged higher for a fifth day on Thursday, with the Dow hitting an intraday record for the third session in a row, as data pointed to a pick-up in the labor market recovery and investors looked for opportunities to buy into the recent rally.
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Content Marketing To Get You To The Top

March 7, 2013
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Content Marketing To Get You To The Top

If you are unfamiliar with the content marketing insurance and other companies are engaging in, that might be the exact thing that is keeping your company from rising straight to the top. Let’s face it: today is a digital age, with consumers of all ages, backgrounds, and geographical locations constantly keeping an online presence....
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North Korea vows nuclear strike on U.S.

March 7, 2013
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Thursday vowed to launch a pre-emptive nuclear strike against the United States, amplifying its threatening rhetoric hours ahead of a vote by U.N. diplomats on whether to level new sanctions against Pyongyang for its recent nuclear test.
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Italy’s Berlusconi gets 1 year in jail

March 7, 2013
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MILAN (Reuters) – An Italian court sentenced ex-prime minister Silvio Berlusconi on Thursday to one year in jail over the publication by his family’s newspaper of a transcript of a leaked wiretap connected to a banking scandal in 2006.
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Zimbabwe’s Innscor H1 earnings fall 11 percent

March 7, 2013
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HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwean fast food and retail group Innscor Africa reported its first drop in earnings in three years on Thursday, hit by an economic slowdown in the southern African country.
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Stock index futures signal higher open

March 7, 2013
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PARIS (Reuters) – Stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Thursday, with futures for the S&P 500 up 0.16 percent, Dow Jones futures up 0.18 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures up 0.28 percent at 0948 GMT.
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Senator ends filibuster of CIA nominee

March 7, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senator Rand Paul has ended his filibuster blocking Senate confirmation of President Barack Obama‘s CIA nominee, nearly 13 hours after he began.
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