Archive for August 22nd, 2013

U.N. urges Syria to allow gas attack inspection

August 22, 2013
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By Erika Solomon and John Irish BEIRUT/PARIS (Reuters) – The United Nations demanded Syria give its chemical weapons experts immediate access on Thursday to rebel-held Damascus suburbs where poison gas appears to have killed hundreds just a few miles from the U.N. team’s hotel.
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Sex harassment settlement calls for San Diego mayor to resign

August 22, 2013
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By Marty Graham SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – San Diego Mayor Bob Filner will resign from office as part of the proposed settlement he reached with city officials in the sexual harassment lawsuit brought against him by a former aide, the Los Angeles Times and other media reported on Thursday.
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Nasdaq issues statement on trading halt

August 22, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Nasdaq OMX , the operator of the Nasdaq exchange, said in a statement on Thursday it halted trading of Nasdaq-listed securities soon after noon New York time after it was aware of a problem disseminating price quotes.
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Nasdaq trading halts for 3 hours due to glitch

August 22, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — A mysterious technical glitch halted trading on the Nasdaq for three hours Thursday in the latest major electronic breakdown on Wall Street, embarrassing the stock exchange that hosts the biggest names in technology, including Apple, Microsoft and Google.
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Wall Street rallies after data, HP weighs on Dow

August 22, 2013
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By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks rose on Thursday, with the Dow industrials up for the first time in seven sessions after upbeat data from the world’s top economies more than offset lingering uncertainty over the Federal Reserve‘s asset purchases stimulus program.
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Stock market gains on better global growth outlook

August 22, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose on Wall Street, breaking a six-day losing streak, after encouraging economic figures from Asia and Europe boosted the outlook for global growth.
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Syrian forces bomb area of alleged gas attack

August 22, 2013
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BEIRUT (AP) — President Bashar Assad‘s forces pressed on with a military offensive in eastern Damascus on Thursday, bombing rebel-held suburbs where the opposition said a chemical weapons attack the day before killed over 100 people.
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Tentative deal in San Diego mayor harassment suit

August 22, 2013
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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Embattled San Diego Mayor Bob Filner on Wednesday reached a tentative deal involving a sexual harassment lawsuit filed against him — but details were not made public, including whether settlement hinged on the former congressman resigning.
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Stage Stores Reports Record Second Quarter Earnings; 11% Increase in Adjusted EPS

August 22, 2013
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Stage Stores Reports Record Second Quarter Earnings; 11% Increase in Adjusted EPS

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Beginners’ Lessons from Tesco PLC, Rio Tinto plc And Persimmon plc

August 22, 2013
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This article is the latest in a series that aims to help novice investors with the stock market. To enjoy past articles in the series, please visit our full archive.
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