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Obama, Christie rekindle their bromance

May 28, 2013
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Obama, Christie rekindle their bromance

President Obama holds up a stuffed bear that Gov. Christie had won during their visit to Point Pleasant, N.J., …
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White House says it was aware of McCain’s Syria trip

May 28, 2013
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Although its HTC One has received across-the-board acclaim as one of the world’s best smartphones, HTC still finds itself in dire straits. Businessweek’s Joshua Brustein has written what amounts to an advice column for HTC that ironically shows all the ways that the company may not be able to compete with rival Samsung no...
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Stocks jump after home prices, confidence surge

May 28, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — A rally that that brought the stock market to record highs this year came back to life after U.S. home prices rose the most in seven years and consumer confidence reached a five-year high.
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FNF to buy Lender Processing Services for $2.9 billion

May 28, 2013
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(Reuters) – Title insurer Fidelity National Financial Inc said it will buy Lender Processing Services Inc for about $2.9 billion in cash and stock to grow its mortgage servicing business.
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McCain visits rebels in Syria

May 28, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Leaders of Syria‘s opposition forces got a chance to make their case for increased U.S. support directly with Sen. John McCain when he slipped into that country for a surprise visit.
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Fla. court debates what jury can hear in Trayvon Martin killing

May 28, 2013
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By Barbara Liston ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) – A court hearing begins Tuesday to determine how Trayvon Martin should be portrayed to a jury when a neighborhood watch captain goes on trial for killing the unarmed black teenager last year.
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Tiffany first-quarter sales rise more than expected

May 28, 2013
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(Reuters) – Tiffany & Co on Tuesday reported higher-than-expected sales for the first quarter that included Valentine’s Day, helped by gains in all regions and promotions around the jeweler’s 175th anniversary and “The Great Gatsby’ movie tie-in.
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Bomb threat at Milan stock market regulator was false alarm

May 28, 2013
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BAIDA, Syria (Reuters) – Awakened by the sound of gunfire, Ahmad could hear the armed men knocking on his brother’s door, shouting insults and calling the family “dogs”. Ahmad’s sister-in-law said the gunmen told her husband to “bow to your god, Bashar” — the Syrian president. She and her husband and their two teenage...
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Obama and Christie yet again; emphasis on recovery

May 28, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is looking to get his groove back — at the beach.
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Senator McCain meets with rebels in Syria

May 28, 2013
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By Andrea Shalal-Esa WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican Senator John McCain, a former presidential candidate and an outspoken advocate for U.S. military aid to the Syrian opposition, met with some of the rebels during a surprise visit to the war-torn country on Monday, his spokesman said.
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