Archive for April 23rd, 2013

Tax-free Internet shopping jeopardized by bill

April 23, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Tax-free shopping on the Internet could be in jeopardy under a bill making its way through the Senate.
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School resumes after Texas explosion

April 23, 2013
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WEST, Texas (AP) — Teachers waited outside Monday morning like it was the first day of school in this tiny Texas town, hoping that a welcoming handshake or pat on the shoulder would make up for the fact that nothing else was normal.
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Strong earnings drive stocks higher on Wall Street

April 23, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — Strong earnings across a range of U.S. industries pushed the stock market higher Tuesday.
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FTSE posts biggest gain since January on earnings, ECB rate cut talk

April 23, 2013
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By David Brett LONDON (Reuters) – The FTSE 100 index jumped 2 percent on Tuesday on strong earnings reports and after weak German data fuelled expectations for a rate cut in the euro zone, the UK’s main export market.
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Feds: Suspects likely had no foreign help

April 23, 2013
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In the hours before Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was charged with the crime that could lead to the death penalty, authorities tell ABC News the 19-year-old accused terrorist has started to provide his version of the events that led to the deadly Boston Marathon bomb attacks.
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‘Red line’: Chemical weapons in Syria

April 23, 2013
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JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Syrian government forces have used chemical weapons – probably nerve gas – in their fight against rebels waging a two-year-old uprising, the Israeli military‘s top intelligence analyst said on Tuesday.
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Stock index futures signal mixed open

April 23, 2013
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PARIS (Reuters) – Stock index futures pointed to a mixed open on Wall Street on Tuesday, with futures for the S&P 500 down 0.07 percent, Dow Jones futures down 0.02 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures up 0.04 percent at 0935 GMT (5.35 am EDT)
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IAG has enough investor support to gain control of Vueling

April 23, 2013
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By Gregory Blachier MONTE CARLO, April 21 (Reuters) – Rafael Nadal admitted he is still trying to recapture his best form but remained optimistic for the French Open after losing his Monte Carlo crown to Novak Djokovic on Sunday. Nadal, who returned to action in March after seven months out with injury, went down...
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Feds delay policy to allow small knives on planes

April 23, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Airline passengers will have to leave their knives at home after all. And their bats and golf clubs.
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Officials: Suspects driven by religion

April 23, 2013
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BOSTON (AP) — The two brothers suspected of bombing the Boston Marathon appear to have been motivated by their religious faith but do not seem connected to any Muslim terrorist groups, U.S. officials said Monday after interrogating the severely wounded younger man. He was charged with federal crimes that could bring the death penalty.
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