Archive for May 2nd, 2013

Kraft’s 1Q profit beats Wall Street expectations

May 2, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — Kraft Foods is reviving old brands like Kool-Aid and betting on big new innovations as it begins finding its way as a smaller, independent company.
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The most dangerous place to be a child

May 2, 2013
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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A decision by extremist Islamic militants to ban delivery of food aid and a “normalization of crisis” that numbed international donors to unfolding disaster made south-central Somalia the most dangerous place in the world to be a child in 2011.
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History is made high above New York City

May 2, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — Adorned with an American flag that flapped in the breeze, the last pieces of a silver spire were hoisted to the top of the World Trade Center on Thursday as construction workers cheered its ascent.
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S&P knocks on 1,600 as data, ECB boosts Wall Street

May 2, 2013
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By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose on Thursday, following the S&P 500′s largest drop in two weeks a day earlier, on strong job market data and hopes the first rate cut by the European Central Bank in 10 months will help shore up the euro zone economy.
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S&P knocks on 1,600 as data, ECB boost Wall Street

May 2, 2013
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By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks rose on Thursday, following the S&P 500′s largest drop in two weeks a day earlier, on strong job market data and hopes the first rate cut by the European Central Bank in 10 months will help shore up the euro zone economy.
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Deadliest month in Iraq since June 2008

May 2, 2013
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BAGHDAD (AP) — The United Nations mission to Iraq says more people were killed in violent attacks across the country in April than in any other month since June 2008.
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FBI releases photos of three men wanted in Benghazi investigation

May 2, 2013
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May 1 (Reuters) – Post position for Saturday’s 139th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs after Wednesday’s draw (listed as barrier, HORSE, jockey, trainer) 1. BLACK ONYX, Joe Bravo, Kelly Breen 2. OXBOW, Gary Stevens, D. Wayne Lukas 3. REVOLUTIONARY, Calvin Borel, Todd Pletcher 4. GOLDEN SOUL, Robby Albarado, Dallas Stewart 5. NORMANDY INVASION, Javier...
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BG reassures on projects as earnings beat consensus

May 2, 2013
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By Sarah Young LONDON (Reuters) – British oil and gas company BG Group , under pressure after a series of setbacks, delivered better-than-expected quarterly earnings on Thursday and gave reassurance that its huge growth projects were on track.
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Sanofi earnings slashed in first quarter

May 2, 2013
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PARIS (AP) — French drug maker Sanofi said Thursday its net profit was slashed in the first quarter from a year earlier as falling sales and patent losses on key drugs combined to hammer earnings.
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Chris Kelly, of rap duo Kris Kross, dies in Ga.

May 2, 2013
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ATLANTA (AP) — Chris Kelly, half of the 1990s kid rap duo Kris Kross who made one of the decade’s most memorable songs with the frenetic “Jump,” died at an Atlanta hospital on Wednesday of an apparent drug overdose at his home, authorities said. He was 34.
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