Archive for July, 2013

Weiner, wife vow to move forward after new sexting revelations

July 23, 2013
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NEW YORK — Anthony Weiner confirmed Tuesday that he was behind a series of newly released explicit messages sent to a woman who was not his wife more than a year after a sexting scandal forced him out of Congress in 2011.
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Speechwriter offers ‘unfiltered’ view of Obama

July 23, 2013
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President Barack Obama’s speech on economic policy Wednesday will be the first in an ambitious series of six addresses laying out a sweeping vision for America’s future. The philosophy at the core of the campaign will be familiar, but there will be “aggressive new ideas.”
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Strong iPhone sales buoy Apple’s third quarter, shares climb

July 23, 2013
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By Poornima Gupta SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Sales of Apple Inc‘s iPhone trumped Wall Street estimates after U.S. shipments soared 51 percent in the third quarter, lifting its stock 5 percent even as profit fell.
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AT&T quarterly profit misses Wall Street estimates

July 23, 2013
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By Sinead Carew NEW YORK (Reuters) – AT&T Inc posted a quarterly profit on Tuesday that missed Wall Street expectations as it was hit by rising costs, and its shares fell 1 percent in late trade.
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Celebrations welcome baby prince’s arrival

July 23, 2013
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LONDON (AP) — It’s Day One of parenting for Prince William and Kate. After the excitement and fatigue and joy of childbirth — emotions shared with a nation — the young couple is expected to bring the prince home Tuesday.
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Al Qaeda militants flee Iraq jail in violent mass break-out

July 23, 2013
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By Kareem Raheem and Ziad al-Sinjary BAGHDAD/MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) – Hundreds of convicts, including senior members of al Qaeda, broke out of Iraq’s Abu Ghraib jail as comrades launched a military-style assault to free them, authorities said on Monday.
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Police ID suspect in deaths of 3 Ohio women

July 22, 2013
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EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) — Authorities responding to a report of a foul odor from a home ultimately discovered three bodies and arrested a registered sex offender who sent police and volunteers through a poor Ohio neighborhood in a search for more victims Sunday, officials said.
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Earthquake in China kills at least 20 people

July 22, 2013
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BEIJING (AP) — A strong earthquake struck a rural part of western China on Monday morning, killing at least 20 people and injuring 296, according to the local government.
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RIL slumps; earnings driven by other income

July 22, 2013
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Reuters Market Eye – Shares in India’s Reliance Industries Ltd fall 2.3 percent even after its earnings beat estimates late on Friday, as other income, mainly from treasury-related gains, accounted for 38 percent of pre-tax profit for the quarter, according to the company.
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J.P. Morgan, U.S. energy regulator near $410 million settlement: WSJ

July 22, 2013
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(Reuters) – J.P. Morgan Chase & Co is close to a $410 million settlement of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) allegations that the bank manipulated energy markets in California and the Midwest, the Wall Street Journal reported.
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