Archive for April 27th, 2013

Miss. man arrested in ricin letters case

April 27, 2013
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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man whose home and business were searched as part of an investigation into poisoned letters sent to the president and others has been arrested in the case, according to the FBI.
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FBI removes boat used by Boston bombing suspect

April 27, 2013
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By Karen Brooks (Reuters) – Investigators have removed from its Watertown, Massachusetts, backyard the now-famous boat used as a hiding spot by one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, and have taken it to an evidence storage facility, the FBI said on Saturday.
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German bank directors not linked to rate rigging – WSJ

April 27, 2013
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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German financial markets watchdog Bafin has not turned up any evidence that German bank directors were involved in manipulating benchmark interest rates, a top Bafin official has told the Wall Street Journal Deutschland.
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Investigators push ahead in Boston bombing probe

April 27, 2013
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BOSTON (AP) — With the Boston marathon bombing suspect in a prison hospital, investigators are pushing forward both in the U.S. and abroad to piece together the myriad details of a plot that killed three people and injured more than 260.
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N. Korea: Verdict soon for American citizen

April 27, 2013
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PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea says it will soon deliver a verdict in the case of a detained American it accuses of trying to overthrow the government, further complicating already fraught relations between Pyongyang and Washington.
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Bomb suspect moved; FBI searches landfill

April 27, 2013
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BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhohkar Tsarnaev was moved from a hospital to a federal prison medical center while FBI agents shifted the focus of their investigation to how the deadly plot was pulled off and searched for evidence Friday in a landfill near the college he attended.
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N. Korea: American tourist will face trial

April 27, 2013
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SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea said on Saturday a Korean-American tourist, who has been held in prison by the reclusive state since late last year, will face trial for “committing crimes” against the North, a move that could further stoke tensions with the United States.
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CA-BUSINESS Summary

April 27, 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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Moody’s, S&P settle lawsuits over debt vehicle ratings

April 27, 2013
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By Nate Raymond and Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) – Moody’s Investors Service and Standard & Poor’s on Friday said they have settled two long-running lawsuits seeking to hold them responsible for misleading investors about the safety of risky debt vehicles that they had rated.
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