Archive for March 22nd, 2013

‘Something has been broken in Syria’

March 22, 2013
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AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Anxious to keep Syria‘s civil war from spiraling into even worse problems, President Barack Obama said Friday he worries about the country becoming a haven for extremists when — not if — President Bashar Assad is ousted from power.
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Two teens charged with shooting death of Ga. toddler

March 22, 2013
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BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Police have arrested two teenagers suspected in the shooting death of a baby in a stroller and the wounding of the baby’s mother.
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Wall Street rises on hopes for Cyprus deal; ends down for week

March 22, 2013
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By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks rose on Friday on optimism that a deal to bail out Cyprus would be reached, but ended lower for the week for just the second time this year.
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Stocks rise on Wall Street aided by earnings

March 22, 2013
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Strong company earnings boosted stocks on Wall Street Friday. Investors also saw a chance to add to their holdings after declines earlier in the week.
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Congress takes action on guns

March 22, 2013
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The comprehensive gun package introduced in the Senate Thursday faces an uncertain future, with many Republicans and moderate Democrats quibbling over the universal background check requirement in the bill, but Congress has certainly already acted in some ways on guns, even passing a government spending bill that includes four gun provisions which actually loosen...
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Newtown victim’s parents speak to Lanza’s father

March 22, 2013
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Newtown victim’s parents speak to Lanza’s father

Nothing will bring Robbie and Alissa Parker’s 6-year-old daughter back, but learning more about the shooter who took Emilie’s life at Sandy Hook Elementary might help ease their pain.
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Marin Software rises in debut on the NYSE

March 22, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Marin Software climbed nearly 27 percent in their first day as a publicly traded company.
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Global shares, euro rebound on hope Cyprus seals a deal

March 22, 2013
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By Herbert Lash NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global equity markets and the euro rebounded on Friday on hopes Cyprus will avert a financial collapse next week, taking succor from an agreement that shielded Greek banks from the Cypriot crisis.
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Obama ending Israel visit with symbolic stops

March 22, 2013
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JERUSALEM (AP) — Wrapping up a three day visit to Israel, President Barack Obama paid respects to its heroes and to victims of the Holocaust, solemnly reaffirming the Jewish state’s right to exist.
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3 dead in Marine base shooting in Va.

March 22, 2013
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QUANTICO, Va. (AP) — Three people, including the suspect, were killed in a shooting at Marine Base Quantico, a base spokesman said.
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