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Immigration foes wage grassroots war

April 11, 2013
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Immigration foes wage grassroots war

Mike and Bill Crowder of Charlotte, N.C., attend an anti-immigration reform rally in 2007. (Chip Somodevilla/G …
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‘The hard work starts now’ on gun debate

April 11, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Watched by tearful relatives of Newtown school massacre victims, gun control supporters in the Senate won the first showdown over how to respond to the December shootings in Connecticut, defeating an effort by conservatives to derail firearms restrictions before debate could even start.
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Wall Street rises for fourth day, but weak tech hits Nasdaq

April 11, 2013
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By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose for a fourth straight day on Thursday, sending the Dow and the S&P 500 to new closing highs as positive data on the labor market and an encouraging retail outlook eased recent concerns about economic growth.
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Ex-KPMG partner hit with civil, criminal charges

April 11, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — The accountant and the jeweler were longtime friends and golf partners. But the accountant was passing private information about two companies to the jeweler, who used it to play the stock market. Now they’re both under federal investigation, their reputations unraveling on a very public stage.
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Zuckerberg spends to pass immigration reform

April 11, 2013
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Zuckerberg spends to pass immigration reform

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (R) speaks with a reporter at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., on April …
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Thatcher funeral drama: You’re not invited

April 11, 2013
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By Andrew Osborn LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will not invite Argentine President Cristina Fernandez to Margaret Thatcher‘s funeral next week in a snub likely to deepen a long-running diplomatic dispute over the Falkland Islands.
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Wall Street flat after claims data as technology shares drag

April 11, 2013
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By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks were little changed on Thursday as weakness in the technology sector offset gains spurred by an upbeat report on the labor market.
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Stocks open mixed after three days of gains

April 11, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — Stock indexes are little changed in early trading on Wall Street after three days of gains.
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Senate ready to launch gun control debate

April 11, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is ready to launch an emotion-charged debate on new gun restrictions, four months after the carnage at a Connecticut elementary school spurred President Barack Obama and Congress to address firearms violence.
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South Korea, U.S. remain on missile watch

April 11, 2013
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By Christine Kim and Narae Kim SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea and the United States were on high alert for a North Korean missile launch on Thursday as the hermit kingdom turned its attention to celebrating its ruling Kim dynasty and appeared to tone down rhetoric of impending war.
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