Archive for June 26th, 2013

Historic rulings on gay marriage

June 26, 2013
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Historic rulings on gay marriage

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Texas governor may revive abortion proposal

June 26, 2013
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By Corrie MacLaggan AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – A marathon speech by a Texas Democrat temporarily frustrated a Republican drive for new state abortion restrictions, but political sources predicted on Wednesday that anti-abortion Governor Rick Perry would quickly revive the proposal.
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Wall Street extends gains; Dow, S&P up one percent

June 26, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks extended their gains on Wednesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 rising 1 percent as concerns eased that the U.S. Federal Reserve would soon rein in its stimulus program.
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Wall St extends gains; Dow, S&P up 1 pct

June 26, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks extended their gains on Wednesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 rising 1 percent as concerns eased that the U.S. Federal Reserve would soon rein in its stimulus program.
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Filibuster and protest stop Tx. abortion bill

June 26, 2013
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Despite barely beating a midnight deadline, hundreds of jeering protesters helped stop Texas lawmakers from passing one of the toughest abortion measures in the country.
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Snowden at Moscow airport, no Aeroflot flight booked for days

June 26, 2013
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – A former U.S. spy agency contractor sought by Washington on espionage charges appeared on Wednesday to be still in hiding at Moscow‘s Sheremetyevo airport and the national airline said he was not booked on any of its flights over the next three days.
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FTSE gains on prospects of economic recovery

June 26, 2013
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By Atul Prakash LONDON (Reuters) – The FTSE 100 climbed for a second straight day on Wednesday, with further encouraging data reassuring investors the U.S. economy was strong enough to withstand any cut in the Federal Reserve‘s stimulus.
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StanChart says on track to meet full year earnings forecasts

June 26, 2013
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LONDON (Reuters) – Standard Chartered said on Wednesday it was comfortable with analysts’ forecasts for its full year operating profit, after growth accelerated in the second quarter.
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Texas Senate GOP passes restrictive abortion bill

June 26, 2013
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Amid the deafening roar of abortion rights supporters, Texas Republicans huddled around the Senate podium to pass new abortion restrictions, but whether the vote was cast before or after midnight is in dispute.
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Haunting photos, unexpected support

June 26, 2013
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SANFORD, Fla.—The photos were as unforgettable as they were haunting: Trayvon Martin’s dead body, sprawled out in wet grass; the 17-year-old’s Nike shirt, pierced with a bullet hole; his limp wrist; his chest; and his face, slack.
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