Archive for November 9th, 2013

At least 1,000 killed in Philippine city: Red Cross

November 9, 2013
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MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippine Red Cross estimated that more than 1,000 people were killed in the coastal city of Tacloban and at least 200 in hard-hit Samar province when one of the strongest typhoons ever to make landfall slammed into the country.
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Iran nuclear deal unlikely as split emerges in Western camp -diplomats

November 9, 2013
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By Louis Charbonneau and Yeganeh Torbati
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Twitter gives NYSE momentum in IPO battle versus Nasdaq

November 9, 2013
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By John McCrank NEW YORK (Reuters) – Twitter Inc’s successful debut on the New York Stock Exchange could help the Big Board win a title it has never held before: the No.1 U.S. listing venue for technology companies.
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Philippines typhoon kills at least 100

November 9, 2013
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By Manuel Mogato TACLOBAN, Philippines (Reuters) – One of the strongest typhoons ever to make landfall devastated the central Philippines, killing more than 1,000 people in one city alone and 200 in another province, the Red Cross estimated on Saturday, as reports of high casualties began to emerge.
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The shutdown’s surprise effect on jobs numbers

November 9, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The government shutdown may have affected October’s jobs numbers. But not how you think.
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Analysis – Twitter gives NYSE momentum in IPO battle versus Nasdaq

November 9, 2013
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By John McCrank NEW YORK (Reuters) – Twitter Inc’s successful debut on the New York Stock Exchange could help the Big Board win a title it has never held before: the No.1 U.S. listing venue for technology companies.
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Over 100 dead in Philippine typhoon

November 9, 2013
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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — One of the strongest storms on record has killed more than 100 people and injured another 100 in the central Philippines as it wiped away buildings and leveled seaside homes before sweeping west toward Vietnam on Saturday, still packing destructive winds.
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Obama nudges U.S. to stop thwarting jobs growth

November 9, 2013
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Dwarfed by towering cranes and cargo containers, President Barack Obama came to a port in conservative-leaning Louisiana on Friday to nudge both parties to stop throwing up roadblocks to jobs and economic progress.
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Are electronic devices really safe on planes?

November 9, 2013
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Though a recent FAA committee ruling scored a victory for air travelers and cleared the skies for Personal Electronic Device use from gate to gate, prominent aviation experts and groups question whether the agency panel was steamrolled by electronics industry interests at the possible expense of safety.
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Local fight with Mexican cartel a small victory

November 9, 2013
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TEPALCATEPEC, Mexico (AP) — For lime grower Hipolito Mora, it was time to organize and pick up arms when a packing company controlled by a brutal drug cartel refused to buy his fruit. For Bishop Miguel Patino Velazquez, it was seeing civilians forced to fight back with their own guns that made him speak...
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