Archive for April 30th, 2013

Dash cam catches dramatic crash video

April 30, 2013
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We still don’t know much about the seven people who died when a cargo plane crashed Monday at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan, but dashboard camera footage surfaced Tuesday morning on the website LiveLeak — and it provides more answers than you may even feel comfortable watching. Warning: This is a graphic video and an expletive is...
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Did Ron Paul go too far this time?

April 30, 2013
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Former GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul has slammed US law enforcement for responding to the Boston Marathon bombing with “police state tactics.”
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Brighter view on jobs and pay lifts US confidence

April 30, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are more optimistic the job market is healing and will deliver higher pay later this year. That brighter outlook, along with rising home prices, cheaper gasoline and a surging stock market, could offset some of the drag from the recent tax increases and government spending cuts.
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Chrysler outlook raised to positive from stable by S&P

April 30, 2013
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(Reuters) – Chrysler Group LLC may get an upgrade in its credit rating in the next 12 months, said Standard and Poor’s on Tuesday, which raised Chrysler‘s outlook to “positive” from “stable.”
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Court rules in favor of NYSE, Nasdaq in NetCoalition case

April 30, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday dismissed complaints filed by Google , Yahoo! and other Internet companies that sought to reduce the fees the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market charge for market data, saying the Dodd-Frank bill stripped it of jurisdiction in the case.
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Pfizer Q1 profit up, but drugmaker cuts outlook

April 30, 2013
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Pfizer Inc.’s first-quarter net income rose 53 percent as the world’s second-largest drugmaker benefited from a gain related to a joint venture with China. But Pfizer‘s results fell short of Wall Street’s expectations, and the company lowered its forecast for the year.
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Is your shirt from here?

April 30, 2013
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Was your shirt or jeans stitched by one of the nearly 1,000 garment workers who were injured or killed in the recent factory collapse in Dhaka, Bangladesh? You might want to check the label.
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Obama to hold press conference at 10:15 a.m.

April 30, 2013
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By Environment Correspondent Deborah Zabarneko WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Verizon said on Tuesday it plans to invest $100 million in solar power and fuel cells at 19 facilities in seven U.S. states to cut its carbon footprint and make its operations more resilient to storms and other disasters. The energy project should be complete by...
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STOCKS NEWS MIDEAST-Qatar’s Barwa Real Estate hits 4-yr low on earnings

April 30, 2013
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0750 GMT – Qatar‘s Barwa Real Estate Co slumps to
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Solid earnings, ECB rate cut prospects lift FTSE

April 30, 2013
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By Sudip Kar-Gupta LONDON (Reuters) – The benchmark share index rose on Tuesday, inching back towards its 2013 highs after upbeat earnings reports from BP and Lloyds bank and on expectations for a European Central Bank (ECB) rate cut this week.
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