Archive for June 2nd, 2013

Thousands take to streets on third day of Turkey protests

June 2, 2013
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By Jonathon Burch and Humeyra Pamuk ISTANBUL/ANKARA (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Turkey’s four biggest cities on Sunday and clashed with riot police firing tear gas in the third day of the fiercest anti-government protests in years.
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‘Storm Chasers’ star Tim Samaras, son die chasing Oklahoma tornado

June 2, 2013
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‘Storm Chasers’ star Tim Samaras, son die chasing Oklahoma tornado

Tim Samaras (AP/File)
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Kuwait Finance House to start $224 mln rights issue Wednesday

June 2, 2013
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DUBAI, June 2 (Reuters) – Kuwait Finance House (KFH), the Gulf Arab state’s largest Islamic bank, will begin a 64 million dinars ($223.9 million) capital increase program on Wednesday to fund the bank’s expansion and strengthen its balance sheet.
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Wildfire: NM fights blazes; Calif. area evacuated

June 2, 2013
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Firefighting teams in California and New Mexico are battling early season wildfires that have blackened thousands of acres and threatened homes and building, spurring numerous evacuations.
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Military’s sexual-assault problem has deep roots

June 2, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — Sexual assault occurs in myriad settings and the perpetrators come from every swath of U.S. society. Yet as recent incidents and reports make clear, it’s a particularly intractable problem in the military, with its enduring macho culture and unique legal system.
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Okla. residents opt to flee storms this time

June 2, 2013
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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — It’s a warning as familiar as a daily prayer for Tornado Alley residents: When a twister approaches, take shelter in a basement or low-level interior room or closet, away from windows and exterior walls.
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4 firefighters killed in Houston fire mourned

June 2, 2013
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Anne Sullivan was a gifted athlete filled with energy who came out of high school with a focus on being a firefighter. But about a month after graduating from the Houston Fire Department Academy, the 24-year-old was among four firefighters who died while searching for people they thought might be trapped in a blazing...
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Wall Street Week Ahead: Good news on jobs may be bad for stocks

June 2, 2013
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By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK (Reuters) – Standing conventional stock market wisdom on its head, investors may wish for weaker-than-expected employment numbers next Friday.
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Frightened Okla. residents opt to flee tornadoes

June 2, 2013
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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — It’s a warning as familiar as a daily prayer for Tornado Alley residents: When a twister approaches, take shelter in a basement or low-level interior room or closet, away from windows and exterior walls.
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Memorial held for Newtown gunman’s mother

June 2, 2013
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KINGSTON, N.H. (AP) — More than 100 family and friends gathered at a church in a small New Hampshire town Saturday to remember the woman whose son massacred 20 first-graders and six educators in a Connecticut elementary school last year.
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