Archive for May 6th, 2013

Clinton, Bloomberg unveil new project

May 6, 2013
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Clinton, Bloomberg unveil new project

Clinton and Bloomberg at a 2009 CGI meeting (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)NEW YORK—Former President Bill Clinton and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced a new climate initiative Monday to help cities measure their risk for severe weather and natural disasters. The hope is to help curb the impact of deadly storms like Superstorm Sandy,...
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Lauryn Hill sentenced to 3 months in prison

May 6, 2013
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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill has been sentenced to three months in prison for failing to pay about $1 million in taxes.
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Exclusive – Warburg’s Antero Resources plans IPO: sources

May 6, 2013
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By Michael Erman and Olivia Oran NEW YORK (Reuters) – Antero Resources, an oil and natural gas company controlled by Warburg Pincus LLC, is preparing for an initial public offering that could value it at as much as $10 billion (6.4 billion pounds), three people familiar with the matter said on Monday.
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TIMELINE – Key dates and milestones in the S&P 500′s history

May 6, 2013
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By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK (Reuters) – Standard & Poor’s, initially known as the Standard Statistics Company, created its first stock market index in 1923. It consisted of the stocks of 233 companies and was computed weekly.
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‘Legitimacy’ needed for Syria intervention

May 6, 2013
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Everyone seems to agree that the situation in Syria is unimaginably horrific and heartrending. But the consensus seems to break down when the subject of solutions is broached. Now, the reported use of chemical weapons (sarin gas) raises the stakes of the crisis – and outside intervention – considerably.
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How to save the United States $27.5 billion

May 6, 2013
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Power Players Government buildings sitting empty and unused, many flights to rural airports that carry practically no passengers, and minimum milk prices are based on the gallon’s distance from Eau Claire, Wis.
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Wall St edges up as Apple lead tech sector higher

May 6, 2013
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By Angela Moon NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks edged up on Monday, boosted by the tech sector, as Wall Street extended a rally that pushed the Dow and S&P 500 to record highs last week on improving earnings and reassuring signs about the economy.
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Stocks subdued as US jobs cheer fades

May 6, 2013
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MILAN (AP) — World stock markets were subdued on Monday as the momentum from an unexpectedly strong U.S. jobs report last week faded.
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Burying bomb suspect proves a struggle

May 6, 2013
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WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A funeral director trying to find a cemetery to take the body of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev is going next to the city where Tsarnaev lived, but will run into another obstacle: It doesn’t want him.
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Mark Sanford’s long road to redemption tour leads to Tuesday polls

May 6, 2013
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Mark Sanford’s long road to redemption tour leads to Tuesday polls

Mark Sanford used a picture of Nancy Pelosi as a stand-in for his opponent. (Richard Ellis/Getty Images)
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