Archive for May 15th, 2013

Jury cites ‘greed factor’ in abortion doc’s case

May 15, 2013
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Jurors who found Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell guilty of first-degree murder for killing three new born infants said today that his “greed” was a major element in their verdict.
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How one group got past IRS scrutiny

May 15, 2013
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How one group got past IRS scrutiny

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Dow, S&P 500 end at record highs again

May 15, 2013
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By Angela Moon NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks rose on Wednesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 hitting new all-time highs in a broad market rally as the recent upward momentum persisted.
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Macy’s profit, sales rise even as some shoppers pull back

May 15, 2013
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By Phil Wahba (Reuters) – Macy’s Inc reported higher first-quarter profit and sales on Wednesday as it won market share from rival department stores.
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Castro to plead not guilty

May 15, 2013
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Castro to plead not guilty

Ariel Castro is arraigned in Cleveland, May 9, 2013 . (Getty Images)
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Blight, corruption, crime: Detroit Mayor gives up

May 15, 2013
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After a tumultuous four years overseeing a city long riddled with blight, corruption, crime, and historic financial issues, mayor David Bing has had enough, telling a stunned audience at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History Tuesday that he’d leave when his term ends in December.
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Stock prices ease as manufacturing softens

May 15, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — A report of slowing manufacturing in the Northeastern U.S. is getting the stock market off to weak start.
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Wall Street dips at open after data

May 15, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks opened modestly lower on Wednesday after the latest data on manufacturing came in weaker than expected.
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Mixed earnings leave FTSE flat

May 15, 2013
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LONDON (Reuters) – The FTSE 100 was little changed in early deals on Wednesday, in a day marked by mixed corporate results and a number of companies trading without their dividend entitlements.
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Nikkei climbs to new 5-1/2 year high, ends above 15,000

May 15, 2013
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By Tomo Uetake TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan‘s Nikkei average rose 2.3 percent on Wednesday, breaking above 15,000 for the first time since January 2008, with Sony Corp surging after an activist U.S. fund called on the company to spin off and list its lucrative entertainment unit.
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