Archive for November 7th, 2013

Pirated electricity powers Syrian refugee camp

November 7, 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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Bulger merits ‘no mercy,’ prosecutors tell judge

November 7, 2013
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By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) – Federal prosecutors on Thursday asked a judge to sentence convicted Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger to two consecutive life sentences plus five years, arguing that the man who was convicted of 11 murders “deserves no mercy.”
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Twitter surges in opening trade on NYSE

November 7, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Twitter went on sale to the public for the first time Thursday, instantly leaping more than 70 percent above their offering price in a dazzling debut that exceeded even Wall Street’s lofty expectations for the most anticipated initial public offering since Facebook last year.
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Twitter shares nearly double in frenzied NYSE debut

November 7, 2013
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By Olivia Oran and Gerry Shih
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Philippines braces for super typhoon, the year’s strongest

November 7, 2013
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MANILA (Reuters) – Authorities in the Philippines grounded air and sea transport on Thursday and urged fishing boats to return to port, as an approaching super typhoon, the most powerful storm on earth this year, gathered speed.
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A century of Camus, France’s unlikely literary giant

November 7, 2013
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Albert Camus once said that those who write clearly have readers, while those who write obscurely have commentators.
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How Dentists can Avoid Medical Malpractice

November 7, 2013
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Though no one can know exactly what the future holds, there are always things one can do to prepare themselves for certain circumstances—as well as avoid unfortunate occurrences. This type of preparation is especially important for medical professionals. Medical malpractice (sometimes referred to as Med Mal) is something every medical professional wishes to avoid....
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Obama meets with Democrats on health care

November 7, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators from President Barack Obama’s own party pressed him in person on Wednesday to extend the enrollment deadline for Americans to sign up for health insurance because of the malfunctioning website.
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2 killed, 7 hurt in Detroit barbershop shooting

November 7, 2013
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DETROIT (AP) — Gunfire broke out Wednesday evening at a Detroit barbershop known for gambling activity, leaving at least two men dead, police say.
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Twitter set for public stock debut on NYSE

November 7, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter’s public stock debut, set for Thursday morning on the New York Stock Exchange, has been carefully orchestrated to avoid the glitches and eventual letdown that surrounded Facebook’s initial public offering 18 months ago.
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