Archive for June 21st, 2013

Final push to save landmark ‘flying saucer’ terminal

June 21, 2013
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Final push to save landmark ‘flying saucer’ terminal

JFK’s endangered Worldport terminal (Mary Altaffer/AP)Anthony Stramaglia has many fond memories of JFK Airport’s iconic Terminal 3. For one, it was the first place he ever got on a plane.
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Vast British spy op revealed in documents

June 21, 2013
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s spy agency GCHQ has tapped fiber-optic cables that carry international phone and internet traffic and is sharing vast quantities of personal information with the U.S. National Security Agency, the Guardian newspaper said on Friday.
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Stocks recover on Wall Street after a 2-day plunge

June 21, 2013
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Traders decided that the stock market has suffered enough, at least for now.
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U.S. decision delayed on easing gadget use on airplanes

June 21, 2013
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Federal Aviation Administration advisory panel weighing whether to ease restrictions on in-flight use of personal technology devices like e-readers has delayed its recommendations by two months until late September, the FAA said on Friday.
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Gogo falls in 1st day of trading on the Nasdaq

June 21, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Gogo Inc., which provides Internet service for passengers on airline flights, declined in their first day of trading on the Nasdaq stock market Friday.
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US stocks edge lower after a two-day plunge

June 21, 2013
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The stock market is edging lower in midday trading as investors regroup following the biggest drop of the year.
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Floods may force 100,000 from homes

June 21, 2013
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HIGHWOOD RIVER, Calgary (AP) — As many as 100,000 people could be forced from their homes by heavy flooding in western Canada, Calgary city officials said, while mudslides forced the closure of the Trans-Canada Highway, isolating the mountain resort towns of Banff and Canmore.
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Obama to meet with privacy, civil liberties board

June 21, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is holding his first meeting with a privacy and civil liberties board Friday as he seeks to make good on his pledge to have a public discussion about secretive government surveillance programs.
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Exclusive: FINRA beefs up policing of arbitrators

June 21, 2013
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By Suzanne Barlyn (Reuters) – Wall Street’s industry-funded watchdog said it is beefing up oversight of its 6,500 securities arbitrators, after one of them was criminally indicted and suspended from the practice of law but failed to properly disclose those legal run-ins.
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Brazilians fill streets with protests, violence

June 21, 2013
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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — More than a million Brazilians poured into the streets of at least 80 cities Thursday in this week’s largest anti-government demonstrations yet, protests that saw violent clashes break out in several cities as people demanding improved public services and an end to corruption faced tear gas, pepper spray and...
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