Archive for November 14th, 2013

Boston crime boss Whitey Bulger sentenced to life

November 14, 2013
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BOSTON (AP) — Former Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger was sentenced to life in prison Thursday at 84 for his murderous reign over the city’s underworld in the 1970s and ’80s, accepting his punishment with stone-faced silence even as a judge castigated him for his “almost unfathomable” depravity.
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Toronto mayor says he’s getting professional help

November 14, 2013
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TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford announced Thursday he’s getting help from health care professionals but again refused to step aside over his drug use and drinking. He also threatened to take legal actions against former staffers who spoke to police about his behavior and denied making sexual advances toward a female staffer.
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Five imperatives for a Yellen Fed

November 14, 2013
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(Reuters) – Janet Yellen, President Barack Obama’s pick to lead the U.S. Federal Reserve when Ben Bernanke’s term ends early next year, on Thursday faced questions from the Senate Banking Committee on how she would use the post to breathe more life into the economy.
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Dow, S&P 500 touch new highs after Yellen speaks; Cisco sinks

November 14, 2013
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By Luke Swiderski NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Dow and S&P 500 hit record intraday highs on Thursday after Janet Yellen, the U.S. Federal Reserve Chair nominee, told a Senate committee the Fed’s accommodative policies would continue as long as the economy remains fragile.
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Businesses cut full-time workers to meet Obamacare mandate, study says

November 14, 2013
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First, President Obama had to backtrack from his promise that if you like your health insurance plan, under Obamacare “you can keep it.” Now, a new study is suggesting that, under Obamacare, “If you like your workweek, you can’t necessarily keep it, either.”
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U.S. carrier group arrives in typhoon zone

November 14, 2013
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By Stuart Grudgings TACLOBAN, Philippines (Reuters) – A U.S. aircraft carrier “strike group” started unloading food and water to the typhoon-ravaged central Philippines on Thursday, as President Benigno Aquino faced mounting pressure to speed up the distribution of supplies.
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Stock futures hold Yellen gains, Cisco drags Nasdaq

November 14, 2013
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By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Thursday, holding on to gains from late in the previous session after the release of remarks from Federal Reserve chair nominee, Janet Yellen, while a slide in Cisco shares weighed on Nasdaq futures.
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Saudi Yansab restarts petchem complex after shutdown

November 14, 2013
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See Why Business Insurance is Useful for Many Industries

November 14, 2013
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GOP to try to impeach Attorney General Holder

November 14, 2013
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republicans in the House of Representatives plan to introduce articles of impeachment against Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday, in the hopes of removing a cabinet member they say has lied to Congress as well as failed to uphold federal law.
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