Archive for April 9th, 2013

McConnell wants FBI probe on ‘secret tape’

April 9, 2013
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McConnell wants FBI probe on ‘secret tape’

McConnell (ABC OTUS News)Liberal news website Mother Jones on Tuesday morning published audio from a private February discussion between Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and aides about the Kentucky Republican’s 2014 re-election campaign and potential Democratic challenger Ashley Judd.
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At least 14 injured in attack at Houston college

April 9, 2013
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By Andrea Lorenz (Reuters) – At least 14 people were injured during a mass stabbing at a local community college in the northwest Houston area Tuesday morning, according to the local rescue officials.
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Blue-chip tech stocks lift Dow to intraday record high

April 9, 2013
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By Angela Moon NEW YORK (Reuters) – Blue-chip technology stocks led Wall Street higher, lifting the Dow to a record intraday high by early afternoon trading on Tuesday after investors used the morning’s modest decline as an opportunity to buy.
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Stocks edge higher as earnings start

April 9, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose modestly Tuesday as traders lacked a catalyst to push the market higher following a strong start to the year.
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Stars ask to help Obama change drug, jail policy

April 9, 2013
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lil Wayne, Ron Howard, Scarlett Johansson and Kim Kardashian are all on the same page when it comes to criminal justice reform.
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U.S. tries to cool Korean standoff

April 9, 2013
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U.S. tries to cool Korean standoff

South Korean army soldiers patrol along a barbed-wire fence near the border village of the Panmunjom, in Paju, … Warships might not sail, more missile tests might be postponed, potentially provocative photos of bombers will stay under wraps: After a muscular, even aggressive early response to North Korea’s nuclear saber-rattling, the United States has shifted...
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Futures mixed after Chinese data, earnings season eyed

April 9, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stock index futures were mixed on Tuesday as encouraging data that showed consumer inflation in China cooled last month was offset as investors braced for an earnings season that is expected to be lackluster.
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Miners help FTSE higher on China, Alcoa

April 9, 2013
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By Tricia Wright LONDON (Reuters) – The FTSE 100 rose on Tuesday, led by miners as benign Chinese inflation data stoked expectations the world’s biggest metals consumer’s monetary stimulus will stay in place.
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Louisville beats Michigan to capture its third NCAA title

April 9, 2013
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Louisville beats Michigan to capture its third NCAA title

Montrezl Harrell and Chane Behanan celebrate Louisville’s national title (Getty Images)
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North Korea warns foreigners in South to evacuate

April 9, 2013
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SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea warned foreigners in South Korea to take evacuation measures on Tuesday in case of war, in the latest escalation of warnings from Pyongyang.
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