Archive for June 25th, 2013

Texas prepares to execute 500th inmate

June 25, 2013
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HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Jim Willett remembers the night of Dec. 6, 1982, when he was assigned to guard a mortuary van that had arrived at the death house at the Huntsville prison.
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White House: Russia has ‘legal basis’ to expel Snowden

June 25, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says Russia has a “clear legal basis” to expel National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden and is asking them to do so without delay.
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Italian bike firm MV Agusta plots new route to share float

June 25, 2013
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By Christiaan Hetzner (Reuters) – MV Agusta, a rival of Volkswagen‘s Ducati hopes to be in a position to bring its brand of Italian superbikes to Milan’s stock market in 2015 as it embarks on a new campaign for growth, it said on Tuesday.
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Stocks bounce higher on strong economic reports

June 25, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are rising in midday trading on Wall Street after several encouraging economic reports brought buyers back to the market.
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NSA leaker stays free in Russia

June 25, 2013
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By Thomas Grove and Steve Gutterman MOSCOW (Reuters) – China and Russia rejected U.S. accusations they helped a former U.S. spy agency contractor escape prosecution in the United States, deepening a rift between powers whose cooperation may be essential in settling global conflicts including the Syrian war.
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Afghan palace attack hurts peace talks

June 25, 2013
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By Mirwais Harooni and Hamid Shalizi KABUL (Reuters) – Taliban militants attacked key buildings near Afghanistan’s presidential palace and the U.S. CIA headquarters in Kabul, a brazen assault that could derail attempts for peace talks to end 12 years of war.
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US futures up with week’s first indicators on tap

June 25, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — Volatile trading on Wall Street is continuing as stock futures recover from a big sell-off at the start of the week.
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Walgreen posts weaker-than-expected third-quarter earnings

June 25, 2013
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(Reuters) – Walgreen Co reported weaker-than-expected quarterly results on Tuesday, citing slow front-end sales and a challenging economy.
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U.S. boss held by Chinese workers awaits outcome

June 25, 2013
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BEIJING (AP) — An American executive held in his Beijing medical supply plant by angry workers says he’s waiting for his lawyers to arrive to resolve a compensation dispute that highlights tensions in China’s labor market.
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Presidential palace in Afghanistan attacked

June 25, 2013
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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Suicide attackers blew up a car bomb and battled security forces outside Afghanistan’s presidential palace Tuesday after infiltrating one of the most secure areas of the capital. The army said the attackers were killed but knew of no other deaths.
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