Archive for July 12th, 2013

Zimmerman jury asks judge for list of evidence

July 12, 2013
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SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Jurors in the George Zimmerman murder trial are asking the judge for a list of all the evidence.
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U.S. to Egypt: Ousted President Morsi must be freed

July 12, 2013
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Olivier Knox, Yahoo! News, and Martha Raddatz, ABC NewsThe United States ramped up efforts to defuse Egypt’s deadly political crisis Friday, urging authorities there to release ousted President Mohammed Morsi from detention.
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Wall Street flat as banks outperform; Boeing slumps

July 12, 2013
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By Alison Griswold NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks were mostly flat in afternoon trading on Friday, helped by strong earnings from JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo, while shares of Boeing slumped after an airplane fire in London.
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Infosys 1Q Earnings Top Estimates

July 12, 2013
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Infosys Technologies Ltd (INFY) reported first quarter 2014 earnings results, with earnings per ADS from continuing operations of 73 cents beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 69 cents by 5.7%. However, earnings were flat year over year while it declined 6.4% sequentially. Volatility in currency and the unstable macro environment impacted the first quarter...
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Snowden wants Russia asylum, lawmaker says

July 12, 2013
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MOSCOW (AP) — National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden wants asylum in Russia and is willing to stop sharing information as a trade-off for such a deal, according to a parliament member who was among a dozen activists and officials to meet with him Friday.
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Pakistan’s Malala celebrates 16th birthday with UN education appeal

July 12, 2013
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By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – In her first speech since the Taliban in Pakistan tried to kill her for advocating education for girls, Malala Yousafzai celebrated her 16th birthday on Friday at the United Nations, appealing for compulsory free schooling for all children.
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Stocks head for best week in 8 months, dollar bounces

July 12, 2013
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By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) – European shares rose on Friday and the dollar steadied in the wake of reassuring comments from the U.S. Federal Reserve on its stimulus program, leaving world stocks on track for their best week in almost eight months.
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S&P 500 futures turn slightly lower

July 12, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – S&P 500 stock index futures turned slightly lower Friday after United Parcel Service said it was trimming its full-year outlook.
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Zimmerman team to give closing arguments

July 12, 2013
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SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — When jurors begin deliberating in the racially charged murder trial of George Zimmerman, they will also be able to consider a lesser charge of manslaughter in the fatal shooting of unarmed black teen Trayvon Martin.
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Fugitive Snowden says U.S. preventing his asylum

July 12, 2013
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Former intelligence agency contractor Edward Snowden said U.S. officials have been waging a campaign to prevent him from taking up offers of asylum, he said in a letter sent to a Human Rights Watch official and posted on Facebook.
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