Archive for April 26th, 2013

Analysts: We’ve got ’til October

April 26, 2013
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By Rachelle Younglai WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States might not hit the statutory limit on its debt until October, a policy research group said on Friday, giving Republican lawmakers more time to extract spending cuts from the Obama administration in return for extending the borrowing cap.
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9/11 plane’s landing gear discovered in NYC

April 26, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — A 5-foot-tall piece of landing gear believed to be from one of the planes destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks has been discovered wedged between a mosque site and another building near the World Trade Center.
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CA-BUSINESS Summary

April 26, 2013
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TSX slides as mining, energy issues stumble TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada‘s main stock market finished lower on Friday as natural resource stocks slumped and market sentiment soured following U.S. economic growth data that fell short of expectations. U.S. gross domestic product expanded at a 2.5 percent rate, an increase from the fourth quarter’s dismal...
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Goodyear swings to 1Q profit, beats estimate

April 26, 2013
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CLEVELAND (AP) — Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. reported a profit for the first quarter on Friday as lower raw material costs helped offset the effect of a decline in global tire sales.
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With planes waiting, Congress fixes delays

April 26, 2013
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With planes waiting, Congress fixes delays

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‘Red line’ watch: Syria chemical weapons claims questioned

April 26, 2013
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By Anthony Deutsch AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Assertions of chemical weapon use in Syria by Western and Israeli officials citing photos, sporadic shelling and traces of toxins do not meet the standard of proof needed for a U.N. team of experts waiting to gather their own field evidence.
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Wall Street lower after GDP data, Amazon results

April 26, 2013
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By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks fell on Friday as the broadest measure of U.S. economic growth fell short of expectations in the first quarter and Amazon.com gave a disappointing outlook.
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Burger King 1Q earnings soar, revenue shrinks

April 26, 2013
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Burger King‘s first-quarter earnings more than doubled even though revenue fell, as the fast-food chain trimmed several restaurant-related expenses.
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On Syria, U.S. options appear limited

April 26, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House disclosure that the Syrian government has twice used chemical weapons still leaves the Obama administration stuck with a limited choice of military options to help the rebels oust President Bashar Assad.
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Over 1,000 women sue Nuvaring maker over blood clots

April 26, 2013
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Over 1,000 women sue Nuvaring maker over blood clots

A NuvaRing contraceptive. (Sandy Huffaker/Getty)Rachel Lietzke Payne started using Nuvaring in 2008, when she was a 20-year-old college student. The contraceptive device appealed to her because it was easy to use. Birth control pills have to be taken every day, but Nuvaring, which came onto the market in 2001, is inserted into the vagina...
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