Archive for May 13th, 2013

Jury reaches verdict in murder trial of Philly abortion doctor

May 13, 2013
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PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – A Philadelphia jury in its 10th day of deliberations on Monday reached a verdict in the murder trial of a doctor accused of killing babies and a patient during late-term abortions at his clinic, according to CNN and local media.
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Obama vows action on ‘outrageous’ abuse

May 13, 2013
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Obama vows action on ‘outrageous’ abuse

President Barack Obama (left) and British Prime Minister David Cameron leave their White House press conference …President Barack Obama declared Monday that Americans have the right to expect “absolute integrity” from the IRS and vowed to get to the bottom of “outrageous” charges the agency improperly targeted conservative political groups.
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Wall Street flat after retail sales, Nasdaq edges higher

May 13, 2013
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By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks were mostly flat on Monday as investors paused following a rally that took indexes to record highs, though a strong read on retail sales limited declines and the Nasdaq ticked up on a rally in Netflix.
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Japan’s Nikkei rises as G-7 approves stimulus plan

May 13, 2013
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LONDON (AP) — Japan‘s stock market once again outperformed on Monday after officials from the world’s leading industrial economies refused to criticize the Bank of Japan‘s super-easy monetary policy and the massive depreciation in the value of the yen it triggered.
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Video provides suspect in Mother’s Day parade shooting

May 13, 2013
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Video released early Monday by New Orleans police shows a possible suspect in the Mother’s Day gunfire that wounded 19 people during a neighborhood parade.
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IRS singled out groups based on government criticism, report says

May 13, 2013
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By Kevin Drawbaugh and Kim Dixon WASHINGTON (Reuters) – When tax agents started singling out non-profit groups for extra scrutiny in 2010, they looked at first only for key words such as ‘Tea Party,’ but later they focused on criticisms by groups of “how the country is being run,” according to investigative findings reviewed...
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Japan’s Nikkei bucks the trend as G7 holds line

May 13, 2013
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LONDON (AP) — Once again, Japan‘s stock market led the way Monday after representatives from the world’s leading industrial economies refused to criticize the super-easy monetary policy of the Bank of Japan and the massive depreciation in the value of the yen it triggered.
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European shares dip from five-year highs, Wall Street seen soft

May 13, 2013
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By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) – The dollar continued to power higher on Monday, leaving oil and gold prices in its wake, after the Group of Seven gave a green light to Japan’s efforts to spur growth with aggressive monetary easing.
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Gunmen open fire at Mother’s Day parade

May 13, 2013
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Gunmen opened fire on people marching in a neighborhood Mother’s Day parade in New Orleans on Sunday, wounding at least 19.
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Barbara Walters to announce retirement

May 13, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — Barbara Walters is retiring. The veteran ABC News anchor is set to announce Monday morning on “The View” that she will retire from TV journalism next summer.
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