Archive for October 23rd, 2013

Photos: Hurricane Sandy, then and now

October 23, 2013
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Yahoo News photographer Gordon Donovan returned this week to his hometown of Graham Beach in Staten Island, which was devastated by Superstorm Sandy a year ago on Oct. 29, 2012. In these before and after images, you can see that surprisingly little has changed in Graham Beach as well as the storm-battered neighborhoods of...
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‘Terrible tragedy’: Popular Mass. teacher slain

October 23, 2013
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DANVERS, Mass. (AP) — A 14-year-old high school student described by classmates as soft-spoken and pleasant was accused of killing a well-liked math teacher, whose body was found in the woods behind the school.
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Wall Street down on weak earnings, but Boeing rallies

October 23, 2013
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By Julia Edwards NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday as shares of Caterpillar and a group of chipmakers tumbled after they reported earnings, putting the S&P 500 on course to snap a four-session streak of record highs.
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US STOCKS-Wall Street down on weak earnings, but Boeing rallies

October 23, 2013
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* Caterpillar (NYSE: CAT – news) falls after results, chipmakers also drop
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DNC chair says women are changing Washington

October 23, 2013
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Top Line When it comes to breaking through political stalemates on Capitol Hill, Debbie Wasserman Schultz says that women are making the difference.
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Column: The militarization of U.S. police forces

October 23, 2013
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By Michael Shank and Elizabeth Beavers
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US Airways net income dips on higher taxes

October 23, 2013
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DALLAS (AP) — Higher taxes lowered US Airways’ third-quarter profit, but the airline still beat Wall Street expectations on a combination of more traffic and higher average fares.
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Wall Street set to fall on concern over China, Europe banks

October 23, 2013
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By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks were set to fall at the open, following four straight days of record highs on the S&P 500, amid concern over tightening financial conditions in China and weakness in European banks.
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White House official fired over anonymous tweets

October 23, 2013
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By Roberta Rampton and Steve Holland
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Feds: Slain Boston suspect tied to 2011 killings

October 23, 2013
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BOSTON (AP) — Slain Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was named as a participant in an earlier triple homicide by a man who was subsequently shot to death while being questioned by authorities, according to a filing made by federal prosecutors in the case against his brother, surviving bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
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