Archive for July 9th, 2013

Egypt pushes transition, naming prime minister

July 9, 2013
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CAIRO (AP) — Egypt‘s interim president named an economist as prime minister Tuesday, ending days of deadlock as the head of the military pressured political factions to speed along the process, warning them that “maneuvering” must not hold up the transition toward new elections after the ouster of President Mohammed Morsi.
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Criminal probe in Quebec oil train derailment

July 9, 2013
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LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec (AP) — Canadian authorities have opened a criminal investigation into a deadly oil train derailment that killed at least 15 people over the weekend.
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EXCO Resources, Inc. Schedules Earnings Release and Conference Call

July 9, 2013
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EXCO Resources, Inc. Schedules Earnings Release and Conference Call

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)– EXCO Resources, Inc. (XCO) today announced that it will be releasing second quarter 2013 results on Monday, August 5, 2013, after market close.
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Wall Street on track for fourth day of gains

July 9, 2013
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By Leah Schnurr NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose for the fourth session in a row on Tuesday, as investors bet companies will be able to surpass the low bar that has been set for earnings season, leaving room for better-than-expected results that could fuel the rally further.
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Tropical Storm Chantal heading to Lesser Antilles

July 9, 2013
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CASTRIES, St. Lucia (AP) — Fast-moving Tropical Storm Chantal raced toward the small islands of the Lesser Antilles on Tuesday, with residents of St. Lucia shuttering schools and preparing to close the island’s two airports as it neared.
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Confusion on Snowden acceptance of Venezuela offer

July 9, 2013
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MOSCOW (AP) — The net of rumors and uncertainties over NSA leaker Edward Snowden deepened Tuesday when a prominent Russian lawmaker tweeted that Snowden had accepted Venezuela‘s offer of political asylum, then deleted the posting a few minutes later.
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Judge tentatively lets U.S. pursue lawsuit versus S&P

July 9, 2013
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(Reuters) – A federal judge has made a tentative ruling that would let the U.S. government pursue its $5 billion civil lawsuit accusing Standard & Poor’s of defrauding investors by inflating credit ratings prior to the financial crisis.
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Wabtec Announces Earnings Release Date

July 9, 2013
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WILMERDING, Pa., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Wabtec Corporation (WAB) today announced that it will report 2013 second quarter results before the U.S. financial markets open on Thursday, July 25.  The company will conduct a conference call to discuss those results with analysts and investors at 10 a.m. the same day.  To listen to the...
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Ohio kidnap victims thank public for support

July 9, 2013
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CLEVELAND (AP) — Three women held captive in a Cleveland home for a decade issued a YouTube video Monday night in which they thanked the public for the encouragement and financial support that is allowing them to restart their lives.
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Crash investigators turn to cockpit decisions

July 9, 2013
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Investigators trying to understand why Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash-landed focused Monday on the actions of an experienced pilot learning his way around a new aircraft, fellow pilots who were supposed to be monitoring him and why no one noticed that the plane was coming in too slow.
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