Archive for November 12th, 2013

Students try to blockade Bulgaria’s parliament, five detained

November 12, 2013
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SOFIA (Reuters) – Hundreds of Bulgarian students tried to blockade lawmakers inside parliament on Tuesday, escalating their street demonstrations against the Socialist-led government.
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Philippine president scales back typhoon death toll estimate

November 12, 2013
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By Andrew R.C. Marshall and Manuel Mogato
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Detroit wants to keep banker’s fee secret

November 12, 2013
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By Tom Hals WILMINGTON, Delaware (Reuters) – The judge overseeing Detroit’s historic bankruptcy filing has made clear he expects full disclosure of professional fees billed in the case. On Thursday the city will ask for an exception: fees paid to its banker.
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Obama picks Massad to head new U.S. swaps regulator

November 12, 2013
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By Douwe Miedema WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama plans to name Timothy Massad, a lawyer who earned his spurs at the country’s bank bailout program, as the next head of the U.S. swaps regulator, according to a White House official.
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Desperate survivors seek to flee typhoon zone

November 12, 2013
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TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — When two Philippine Air Force C-130s arrived at the typhoon-wrecked airport here just after dawn Tuesday, more than 3,000 people who had camped out hoping to escape the devastation surged onto the tarmac past a broken iron fence. Only a few hundred made it aboard; the rest were left in...
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Anti-Obamacare group entices students with models and a boozy party

November 12, 2013
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Anti-Obamacare group entices students with models and a boozy party

In September, a conservative group called Generation Opportunity launched an anti-Obamacare ad campaign urging young people not to sign up for the health insurance exchanges established by the Affordable Care Act.
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Dish Network adds pay-TV customers; surpasses expectations

November 12, 2013
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(Reuters) – Dish Network Corp posted quarterly results that beat Wall Street estimates as it added 35,000 pay-TV subscribers, far exceeding expectations.
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European shares dip as earnings continue to disappoint

November 12, 2013
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* FTSEurofirst 300 drops 0.5 percent
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‘Generation Opportunity’ anti-Obamacare strategy: Boozy parties, models

November 12, 2013
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‘Generation Opportunity’ anti-Obamacare strategy: Boozy parties, models

In September, a conservative group called Generation Opportunity launched an anti-Obamacare ad campaign urging young people not to sign up for the health insurance exchanges established by the Affordable Care Act.
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Desperate survivors seek to flee typhoon zone

November 12, 2013
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TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — Thousands of typhoon survivors swarmed the airport here on Tuesday seeking a flight out, but only a few hundred made it, leaving behind a shattered, rain-lashed city short of food and water and littered with countless bodies.
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