Archive for March 26th, 2013

Meet Pedro Quezada: $338M jackpot winner

March 26, 2013
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LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lottery officials say the Dominican immigrant who won the $338 million Powerball lottery has decided to take the payment in one lump sum.
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N. Dakota abortion law challenges Roe v. Wade

March 26, 2013
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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Gov. Jack Dalrymple signed legislation Tuesday that that would make North Dakota the nation’s most restrictive state on abortion rights, banning the procedure if a fetal heartbeat can be detected — something that can happen as early as six weeks into a pregnancy.
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Wall St ends up on economic data; S&P near record close

March 26, 2013
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By Angela Moon NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, pushing the S&P 500 within striking distance of its all-time high, as strong data on home prices and manufacturing fed optimism about the economy, although the improvements were seen as slow.
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Global shares, crude oil rise in wake of U.S. data

March 26, 2013
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By Herbert Lash NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global equity markets and crude oil rose on Tuesday after housing and manufacturing data added to evidence of an improving U.S. economy and helped offset investor concerns about the Cyprus bailout.
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Home prices jump 8.1%, the most since 2006

March 26, 2013
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Mar 26 (Reuters) – Leading money winners on the 2013 PGATour on Monday (U.S. unless stated): 1. Tiger Woods $3,787,600 2. Brandt Snedeker $2,859,920 3. Matt Kuchar $2,154,500 4. Steve Stricker $1,820,000 5. Phil Mickelson $1,650,260 6. Hunter Mahan $1,553,965 7. John Merrick $1,343,514 8. Dustin Johnson $1,330,507 9. Russell Henley $1,313,280 10. Kevin...
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The faces behind gay marriage case

March 26, 2013
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The faces behind gay marriage case

Prop. 8 Plaintiffs Kris Perry and Sandy Stier speak at the Human Rights Campaign Los Angeles Gala Dinner. (Gabriel …
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Stocks climb following jump in factory orders

March 26, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — Signs that the economic recovery is gaining strength helped push the stock market higher Tuesday.
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Wall Street trims some gains after data

March 26, 2013
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Mar 26 (Reuters) – Leading money winners on the 2013 PGATour on Monday (U.S. unless stated): 1. Tiger Woods $3,787,600 2. Brandt Snedeker $2,859,920 3. Matt Kuchar $2,154,500 4. Steve Stricker $1,820,000 5. Phil Mickelson $1,650,260 6. Hunter Mahan $1,553,965 7. John Merrick $1,343,514 8. Dustin Johnson $1,330,507 9. Russell Henley $1,313,280 10. Kevin...
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Gay marriage tickets cost time, money

March 26, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The most expensive ticket to “The Book of Mormon” on Broadway: $477. The face value of a great seat for this year’s Super Bowl: $1,250. Guaranteed seats to watch the U.S. Supreme Court hear this week’s gay marriage cases: about $6,000.
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Neighbors thrilled by N.J. man’s $338M Powerball win

March 26, 2013
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PASSAIC, N.J. (AP) — Pedro Quezada‘s neighbors see a lot of themselves in the winner of the $338 million Powerball jackpot: hardworking, a family man, an immigrant, and someone who has known hard times.
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