Archive for April 25th, 2013

‘We stand with you and we do not forget’

April 25, 2013
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WACO, Texas (AP) — President Barack Obama on Thursday consoled a rural Texas community rocked by a deadly fertilizer plant explosion, telling mourners they are not alone in their grief and they will have the nation’s support to rebuild from the devastation.
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White House: Syria used chemical weapons

April 25, 2013
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White House: Syria used chemical weapons

A damaged statue of Bassel Assad, brother of Syrian President Bashar Assad, in eastern Syria. (Hamid Khatib/Re …The U.S. on Thursday accused Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime of having used chemical weapons, specifically the deadly nerve agent sarin, against rebels seeking to topple him.
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Starbucks raises outlook but shares fall

April 25, 2013
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By Martinne Geller (Reuters) – Starbucks Corp reported higher quarterly profit on Thursday that matched Wall Street estimates and it raised its full-year earnings forecast.
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Wall Street rises on earnings, data, but record a hurdle

April 25, 2013
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By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose on Thursday, lifted by stronger-than-expected earnings and a large drop in weekly jobless claims.
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Bush hopes for legacy rehab

April 25, 2013
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Bush hopes for legacy rehab

Bush at his new library on Wednesday (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
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Carnival ship evacuated after Alabama fuel barges explode

April 25, 2013
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MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A huge fire resulting from explosions aboard two fuel barges in Mobile, Ala. has been extinguished.
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TSX set to open higher on stronger earnings, data

April 25, 2013
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Banks, gold shares drive TSX gains as sentiment improves
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Higher fares help Southwest Airlines’ profit

April 25, 2013
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DALLAS (AP) — Higher fares helped Southwest Airlines make more money than Wall Street expected in the first quarter, but the company said Thursday that automatic federal spending cuts could hurt revenue in April.
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Death toll rises in Bangladesh building collapse

April 25, 2013
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SAVAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Workers trapped in the wreckage of a collapsed factory building in Bangladesh cried out for help Thursday, as rescuers struggled to reach survivors of a disaster that killed at least 149 people and reignited questions about the often lethal conditions the counrty’s garment industry.
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Officials: Suspect admits role in bombings

April 25, 2013
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BOSTON (AP) — The surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings acknowledged to the FBI his role in the attacks but did so before he was advised of his constitutional right to keep quiet and seek a lawyer, U.S. officials said Wednesday.
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