Archive for June 6th, 2013

White House defends phone surveillance

June 6, 2013
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White House defends phone surveillance

Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and U.S. Sen. Saxby …
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Philly demo contractor has criminal record

June 6, 2013
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Philly demo contractor has criminal record

People run from the scene of a building collapse in Philadelphia, June 5, 2013. (AP/Jordan McLaughlin)
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US stocks waver in afternoon trading

June 6, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market bounced around Thursday as traders reacted to news from Europe and looked ahead to the government‘s monthly employment report.
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Analysis: SAC insider-trading probe could last years

June 6, 2013
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By Emily Flitter NEW YORK (Reuters) – The conventional wisdom on Wall Street is the clock is running out for U.S. prosecutors to make a case against billionaire trader Steven A. Cohen and his hedge fund SAC Capital Advisors after years of investigation.
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D-Day commemorations begin in France

June 6, 2013
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COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — Commemorations of the 69th annniversary of D-Day have begun with the stars-and-stripes being raised in a quiet ceremony at the American cemetery overlooking Omaha Beach.
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6 dead, 14 injured in Philly building collapse

June 6, 2013
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rescue workers were digging through rubble Thursday for any additional victims who may have been trapped when a building under demolition collapsed onto a neighboring thrift store, killing six people and injuring 14, including one who was pulled from the debris nearly 13 hours later.
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AP survey: Economists see no stock market bubble

June 6, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A nervous debate is raging among investors and analysts: Has the Federal Reserve inflated a stock market bubble by driving interest rates to record lows?
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NYSE Euronext markets back on line after glitch

June 6, 2013
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PARIS (AP) — Trading on a number of European exchanges started about an hour late Thursday after a problem with NYSE Euronext‘s systems prevented customers from placing orders.
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Report: Gov’t secretly collecting data on Verizon users

June 6, 2013
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Report: Gov’t secretly collecting data on Verizon users

General Keith Alexander, director of the National Security Agency (NSA) and U.S. Cyber Command, speaks to reporters …Can you hear me now? Eep. The National Security Agency (NSA) has been collecting telephone records of millions of Verizon customers – right down to local call data – under a top-secret court order issued in April, Britain’s...
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Survivor found after deadly Philly collapse

June 6, 2013
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Searchers combing through the debris of a collapsed building and the remains of a damaged Salvation Army thrift store pulled another survivor from the rubble late Wednesday, a glimmer of hope after officials said at least six people had been killed.
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