Archive for March 23rd, 2013

Pope Francis tells Benedict: ‘We’re brothers’

March 23, 2013
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CASTEL GANDOLFO, Italy (AP) — The two men in white embraced and showed one another the deference owed a pope in ways that surely turned Vatican protocol upside down: A reigning pope telling a retired one, “We are brothers,” and insisting that they pray side-by-side during a date to discuss the future of the...
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911 callers pleaded for help for baby shot in Ga.

March 23, 2013
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BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Neighbors of a Georgia woman whose baby was fatally shot in his stroller made frantic calls to 911, some weeping and pleading for help.
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Pope Francis tells Benedict: "We’re brothers"

March 23, 2013
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CASTEL GANDOLFO, Italy (AP) — Pope Francis traveled Saturday to this hill town south of Rome to have lunch with his “brother” and predecessor Benedict XVI, a historic and potentially problematic melding of the papacies that has never before confronted the Catholic Church.
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U.S. Senate narrowly passes first budget in four years

March 23, 2013
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By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Senate on Saturday narrowly passed its first federal budget in four years, a move that will usher in a relative lull in Washington’s fiscal wars until an anticipated summer showdown over raising the debt ceiling.
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UBS in settlement talks with SEC over mortgage bond deal: WSJ

March 23, 2013
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(Reuters) – UBS AG is in talks with the Securities and Exchange Commission to settle allegations the bank defrauded investors in a mortgage bond deal that soured during the financial crisis, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
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Senate narrowly passes first budget in four years

March 23, 2013
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By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Senate on Saturday narrowly passed its first federal budget in four years, a move that will usher in a relative lull in Washington’s fiscal wars until an anticipated summer showdown over raising the debt ceiling.
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What happens if Cyprus collapses?

March 23, 2013
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PARIS (AP) — What happens if Cyprus‘ banks collapse? If its government goes broke? If it leaves the euro?
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No. 15 seed Florida Gulf Coast stuns No. 2 seed Georgetown

March 23, 2013
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — College basketball, meet Florida Gulf Coast. A school so new it wasn’t eligible for the NCAA tournament until last year busted a load of brackets Friday night.
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Police say 4 shot, 1 fatally, in Coney Island

March 23, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — A gunman who entered a Coney Island public housing development apartment and shot four people, killing one, is the subject of a manhunt, police said Friday.
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Wall Street Week Ahead: Cyprus deal could spur S&P 500 to new peak

March 23, 2013
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By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks could break through to all-time closing highs next week – provided a resolution to the fiscal woes of Cyprus satisfies investors.
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