Archive for October 26th, 2013

What it takes to get fired from the Obama administration

October 26, 2013
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What it takes to get fired from the Obama administration

Call it “Survivor: White House” edition.
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JFK’s image shines on despite contradictions

October 26, 2013
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BOSTON (AP) — Four days a week, David O’Donnell leads a 90-minute “Kennedy Tour” around Boston that features stops at government buildings, museums, hotels and meeting halls.
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Weak consumer demand mars Hindustan Unilever Q2 earnings

October 26, 2013
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By Nandita Bose MUMBAI (Reuters) – Sales growth at Hindustan Unilever slowed for the sixth straight quarter between July and September and India’s largest consumer goods maker said weak consumer demand would continue to drag until well into next year.
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Cruz in Iowa claims shutdown got people talking

October 26, 2013
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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz says this month’s partial government shutdown and his key role in it were a success: They got people talking.
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For Obama, health care woes may have staying power

October 26, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — For nearly five years, Republicans have struggled to make a scandal stick to President Barack Obama’s White House. One by one, the controversies — with shorthand names such as Solyndra, Benghazi, and Fast and Furious — hit a fever pitch, then faded away.
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Obama returns to campaign mode in NY

October 26, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — Regrouping with Democrats after a bitter fiscal fight, President Barack Obama on Friday cast the recent spending-and-debt standoff with Congress as “a symptom of a larger challenge” but one offering Democrats the chance to show voters the virtues of their vision for government ahead of the 2014 midterm elections.
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Man fired for aiding woman rejects Wal-Mart offer to hire him back

October 26, 2013
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By Lisa Maria Garza (Reuters) – A Michigan man rejected an offer from Wal-Mart Stores Inc to rehire him after he was fired for helping a woman who was being attacked in the store parking lot during his meal break.
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ThyssenKrupp could set up steel processing in Brazil: report

October 26, 2013
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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Germany’s ThyssenKrupp could seek a partner to set up steel processing in Brazil if it fails to sell its steel mill in the Latin American country, the Wall Street Journal Deutschland reported, citing sources.
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NYSE stocks posting largest percentage increases

October 26, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — A look at the 10 biggest percentage gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:
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