Archive for July, 2013

Across U.S., people rally for ‘Justice for Trayvon’

July 21, 2013
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ATLANTA (AP) — Crowds chanted “Justice! Justice!” as people rallied in dozens of U.S. cities, urging authorities to press federal civil rights charges against a former neighborhood watch leader found not guilty in the shooting death of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin.
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MARKET WEEKAHEAD – Indian shares await earnings, derivatives expiry

July 21, 2013
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Reuters Market Eye – Investors expect a volatile week as blue chips such as Larsen & Toubro Ltd and ITC Ltd gear up to report quarterly results.
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‘Justice for Trayvon’ supporters rally across U.S.

July 21, 2013
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ATLANTA (AP) — One week after a jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin, people gathered nationwide Saturday to press for federal civil rights charges against the former neighborhood watch leader, and to call for changes in the nation’s self-defense laws.
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A year after movie shooting, Colo. seeks healing

July 21, 2013
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AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Some recited the names of the dead. Some did good deeds for their neighbors. Some practiced yoga, walked through nature, or simply talked. And two got married.
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Fed rethinking move allowing banks to trade physical commodities

July 21, 2013
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Fed rethinking move allowing banks to trade physical commodities

By David Sheppard and Josephine Mason NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve is "reviewing" a landmark 2003 decision that first allowed regulated banks to trade in physical commodity markets, it said on Friday, a move that may send new shockwaves through Wall Street. The one-sentence statement suggests...
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Which Stocks Look Ready to Sink and Surge with Earnings Next Week?

July 21, 2013
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Stocks tend to be most volatile around earnings season, when a good or bad report can make or break it. However, a good or even great earnings report doesn’t necessarily translate into a huge pop for a stock.
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Woman dies while riding Six Flags roller coaster

July 20, 2013
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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A woman riding a roller coaster at a Six Flags amusement park in North Texas died Friday, and witnesses say she fell from a ride that is billed as the tallest steel-hybrid coaster in the world.
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Fed rethinking move allowing banks to trade physical commodities

July 20, 2013
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By David Sheppard and Josephine Mason NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve is “reviewing” a landmark 2003 decision that first allowed regulated banks to trade in physical commodity markets, it said on Friday, a move that may send new shockwaves through Wall Street.
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Insufficient brake force blamed in Canada crash

July 20, 2013
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LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec (AP) — Insufficient brake force was applied before an oil train came barreling out of nowhere in the middle of the night and slammed into a small town in Quebec, killing 47 people, officials said Friday.
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Ted Cruz brushes away talk of presidential run in 2016

July 20, 2013
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DES MOINES, Iowa — On his first trip to the state that traditionally holds the nation’s first presidential electoral contest, Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz met Friday with Christian pastors and state GOP members but insisted he’s not thinking about running for president.
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