Archive for April 2nd, 2013

‘Dangerous’ inmates escape from Texas jail

April 2, 2013
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Texas authorities are using helicopters and dogs to search for two “dangerous” Texas inmates who escaped from jail this morning by squeezing through a gate, leaving behind their black and white prison suits on the railroad tracks behind the jail.
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How Colo. shooting suspect slipped away

April 2, 2013
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DENVER (AP) — Parole officials did not realize that a white supremacist gang member had slipped his ankle bracelet and fled custody until five days after the system first flagged him as being delinquent, according to records released Tuesday.
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Wall Street climbs with health insurers, S&P nears high

April 2, 2013
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By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks rose on Tuesday, led by the healthcare sector after a government decision on payment rates, while factory orders data confirmed the economy is steadily improving.
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Report: Apple to release updated phone this summer

April 2, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — Apple is set for a possible summer launch of the next iPhone, rather than a fall launch like the last two models, according to a report Tuesday in The Wall Street Journal.
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American beaten, raped on Rio public van

April 2, 2013
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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — An American woman was gang raped and beaten aboard a public transport van while her French boyfriend was shackled, hit with a crowbar and forced to watch the attacks after the pair boarded the vehicle in Rio de Janeiro‘s showcase Copacabana beach neighborhood, police said.
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‘The most heinous type of crime’

April 2, 2013
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‘The most heinous type of crime’

The memorial service for slain Colorado prisons chief Tom Clements. (Jerilee Bennett/ Getty)
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CA-BUSINESS Summary

April 2, 2013
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TSX advances as bank gains offset golds TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada‘s main stock index rose on Tuesday, with strength in the financial sector offsetting a decline in gold miners and with the market taking some encouragement from mixed U.S. and European economic data. The positive investor sentiment also helped lift U.S. and European stocks,...
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S&P pushes to move state cases to federal court

April 2, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Standard & Poor’s redoubled efforts on Tuesday to move more than a dozen lawsuits charging the ratings agency with fraud to federal from state courts, arguing that the various state cases involve federal regulations.
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Conn. lawmakers unveil gun control plan

April 2, 2013
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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — With an announcement of sweeping proposals to curb gun violence, Connecticut lawmakers said they are hoping to send a message to Congress and other state legislators across the country: A bipartisan agreement on gun control is possible.
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N. Korea vows to restart nuke facilities

April 2, 2013
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea vowed Tuesday to restart a nuclear reactor that can make one bomb’s worth of plutonium a year, escalating tensions already raised by near daily warlike threats against the United States and South Korea.
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