Archive for June, 2013

Nike profit rises, North American orders jump

June 28, 2013
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By Phil Wahba REUTERS – Nike Inc on Thursday posted a higher quarterly profit and said advance orders for its clothes and shoes had jumped, particularly in North America.
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Senate approves immigration bill

June 28, 2013
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Senate approves immigration bill

Some members of the bipartisan group of senators who drafted the immigration bill in January. It passed the Senate …
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Rare jaguar spotted roaming Ariz. mountains

June 28, 2013
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Rare jaguar spotted roaming Ariz. mountains

Jaguar captured by a motion-detector camera (Fish & Wildlife Service)
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Immigration bill passes hurdle

June 27, 2013
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Immigration bill passes hurdle

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., speaks to the media after a vote on the Senate floor June 24. (Alex Wong/Getty  …
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Grand jury indicts Boston suspect

June 27, 2013
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BOSTON (AP) — A federal grand jury on Thursday returned a 30-count indictment against the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, and many of the charges carry the possibility of life in prison or the death penalty.
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Info tech company CDW rises in debut on the Nasdaq

June 27, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — CDW‘s stock climbed Thursday in the information technology company‘s first day of trading on the Nasdaq.
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ICAP executive seen linked to LIBOR scandal – Wall Street Journal

June 27, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A senior executive at British brokerage firm ICAP PLC knew that some of the firm’s brokers worked with traders at UBS AG to manipulate benchmark interest rates, according to the Wall Street Journal, which cited sources familiar with the matter.
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Obama starts Africa tour at slave port

June 27, 2013
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By Mark Felsenthal DAKAR, Senegal (Reuters) – Almost four centuries after Africans started being shipped to North America as slaves, the first U.S. president of African ancestry will on Thursday visit an infamous embarkation point for those destined for lives in chains.
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The man who created the cronut, and the lines for cronuts

June 27, 2013
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Time in the pastry world can be divided into two distinct periods: Before the Cronut and In the Cronut Era.
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Spain’s Bankia books 167 million euros on IAG stake sale

June 27, 2013
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MADRID (Reuters) – Nationalised Spanish lender Bankia said on Thursday it had booked capital gains of 167 million euros (141.6 million pounds) selling its 12 percent stake in the International Airlines Group , parent company of British Airways and Iberia.
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