Archive for November 6th, 2013

Life in Zaatari camp truly off the grid

November 6, 2013
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Look up, and wrapped around the streetlights dotted throughout Zaatari you see spaghetti-style bundles of wires.
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Possible evidence of Arafat poisoning is reported

November 6, 2013
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RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Swiss scientists have found evidence suggesting Yasser Arafat may have been poisoned with a radioactive substance, a TV station reported Wednesday, prompting new allegations by his widow that the Palestinian leader was the victim of a “shocking” crime.
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Dow, S&P 500 end higher on Microsoft, Europe data

November 6, 2013
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By Angela Moon and Luke Swiderski
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U.S./Canada daily earnings hits & misses Nov 6 – 1800 ET

November 6, 2013
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Nov 6 (Reuters) – The following U.S.- and Canada-listed companies reported earnings on Wednesday. This list shows whether they
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Sebelius tells lawmakers health law cutting costs

November 6, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius acknowledged problems with the startup of the health care law on Wednesday but defended it too, saying it is starting to drive down health care costs for consumers.
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Hypersonic spy plane under development from Lockheed Martin

November 6, 2013
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A new hypersonic spy plane, capable of flying up to six times faster than the speed of sound, is being developed by aerospace giant Lockheed Martin Corp., according to company officials.
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ONEOK Inc. Beats on Earnings & Rev

November 6, 2013
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ONEOK Inc. (OKE) reported third-quarter 2013 adjusted earnings per share of 35 cents, surpassing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 29 cents by 20.7%. On a year-over-year basis, earnings increased 12.9% due to steady rise in natural gas and natural gas liquids (“NGL”) volume as a result of completion of several projects.
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Qatar proposes slashing shares’ par value to boost trade

November 6, 2013
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By Nadine Wehbe DUBAI, Nov 6 (Reuters) – The Qatar Financial Markets Authority (QFMA) has proposed cutting the par value of shares listed on the stock market to 1 riyal from 10 riyals, according to a document seen by Reuters, in a move that could boost market liquidity and make it easier to conduct...
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What to Look for In a Hotel Insurance Provider

November 6, 2013
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Do your due diligence before you sign up with a hotel insurance program in order to avoid being taken advantage of and to avoid not getting all of the coverage that you need. Another reason it’s so important to check the background of potential hotel insurance providers is that hotels have spas, restaurants and fitness...
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McAuliffe elected governor of Va. over Cuccinelli

November 6, 2013
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TYSONS CORNER, Va. (AP) — Terry McAuliffe wrested the governor’s office from Republicans on Tuesday, capping an acrimonious campaign that was driven by a crush of negative advertising, non-stop accusations of dodgy dealings and a tea party-backed nominee who tested the limits of swing-voting Virginia.
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