Archive for May 14th, 2013

Justice Department to investigate IRS actions

May 14, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is opening a criminal investigation into the Internal Revenue Service‘s targeting of tea party groups for extra scrutiny over whether they qualified for tax exempt status, Attorney General Eric Holder announced Tuesday.
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Jet Star rollercoaster meets wrecking crew

May 14, 2013
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Jet Star rollercoaster meets wrecking crew

Workers watch as the Jet Star roller coaster is torn down. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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CA-BUSINESS Summary

May 14, 2013
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TSX tracks global stocks higher, aided by resources
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Wall Street jumps as banks lead S&P 500 to new high

May 14, 2013
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By Leah Schnurr NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks rose to extend a recent rally on Tuesday, with the Dow Jones and the S&P 500 indexes hitting new intraday highs as investors bet that the market has momentum to it.
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Jim DeMint stands by controversial immigration study

May 14, 2013
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The Fine Print Former Sen. Jim DeMint (R – S.C.) is standing by the controversial Heritage Foundation study that put a $6.3 trillion price tag on the Senate immigration bill, saying: “There’s no doubt that these numbers are real.”
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Fight to close oyster farm pits environmentalists against foodies

May 14, 2013
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Fight to close oyster farm pits environmentalists against foodies

Kevin Lunny of the Drakes Bay Oyster Company is fighting to keep his farm (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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U.S. hedge fund calls for Sony Entertainment spin-off

May 14, 2013
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By Chikafumi Hodo and Nathan Layne TOKYO (Reuters) – Billionaire hedge fund investor Daniel Loeb on Tuesday called on Sony Corp to spin off its lucrative entertainment arm, setting the stage for a clash between his activist Wall Street fund and management at the Japanese electronics maker.
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US-INDUSTRY Summary

May 14, 2013
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U.S. hedge fund calls for Sony Entertainment spin-off
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Angelina Jolie reveals she had double mastectomy

May 14, 2013
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May 13 (Reuters) – Leading money winners on the 2013 PGATour on Monday (U.S. unless stated): 1. Tiger Woods $5,849,600 2. Brandt Snedeker $3,388,064 3. Kevin Streelman $2,572,989 4. Billy Horschel $2,567,891 5. Matt Kuchar $2,493,387 6. Phil Mickelson $2,220,280 7. Adam Scott (Australia) $2,207,683 8. D.A. Points $2,019,702 9. Steve Stricker $1,977,140 10....
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Singing astronaut, crew back on Earth

May 14, 2013
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MOSCOW (AP) — A Soyuz space capsule carrying a three-man crew returning from a five-month mission to the International Space Station landed safely Tuesday on the steppes of Kazakhstan.
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