Archive for May 4th, 2013

LaPierre: NRA will never surrender guns

May 4, 2013
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HOUSTON (AP) — The public face of the National Rifle Association implored members Saturday to never give up their weapons in the wake of recent gun control efforts in Congress that he said will “destroy us and every ounce of our freedom.”
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Calm, moist air aids fight against California wildfire

May 4, 2013
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CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — A big cool-down in weather calmed a huge wildfire burning in Southern California coastal mountains Saturday, and firefighters worked to cut miles of containment lines while conditions were favorable.
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Report: Former Dow Jones exec William Cox Jr. dies

May 4, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — Former Dow Jones & Co. executive William Cox Jr. has died at age 82, according to the Wall Street Journal.
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Rwanda eyes more listings on fledgling bourse "soon"

May 4, 2013
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KIGALI (Reuters) – Rwanda expects two companies, Commercial Bank of Rwanda (BCR) and the airline RwandAir, to list on the country’s fledgling stock market soon, the head of Rwanda’s Capital Market Authority (CMA) said.
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Wall Street Week Ahead: Few roadblocks to equities’ climb after new high

May 4, 2013
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By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) – With Friday’s payrolls report serving as a springboard to lift Wall Street stock indexes to fresh all-time highs, investors are left to contemplate whether the gains will fizzle or if the upward momentum will continue.
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Source: Israeli planes hit Syria, target not chemical arms site

May 4, 2013
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Israeli warplanes have carried out an air strike on a target in Syria, a security source in the region said on Saturday, confirming a disclosure by a U.S. official.
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Solar plane lands in Ariz., 1st leg of major trip

May 4, 2013
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PHOENIX (AP) — A solar-powered airplane landed in Phoenix early Saturday morning after flight from California that included several hours in the air after sundown.
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Wall Street sets new milestones on encouraging payrolls report

May 4, 2013
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Beijing, May 4 (Xinhua-ANI): U.S. stocks continued to rally on Friday, with the S and P 500 closing above the 1,600 milestone level and the Dow hitting 15,000 points for the first time in history, boosted by optimistic U.S. nonfarm payrolls report in April.
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JPMorgan CEO Dimon to meet with OCC examiners – WSJ

May 4, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – JPMorgan Chase & Co CEO Jamie Dimon is scheduled to meet next week with bank examiners from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency in a meeting the bank requested, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.
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Gunshots, trauma killed bomb suspect

May 4, 2013
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BOSTON (AP) — A suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings died from gunshot wounds and blunt trauma to his head and torso, a funeral director said Friday.
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