Archive for November 15th, 2013

Thousands evacuated as volcano erupts in Indonesia

November 15, 2013
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Superheated ash and gas flowing down the slopes of Indonesia’s Sinabung volcano signals the intensity of eruptions may be increasing at the fiery mountain, according to local officials.
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Chicago ‘hacktivist’ gets prison in NY cyberattacks case

November 15, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — A self-described anarchist and “hacktivist” from Chicago was sentenced to 10 years in prison Friday for illegally accessing computer systems of law enforcement agencies and government contractors.
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New American Airlines will be listed on Nasdaq

November 15, 2013
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American Airlines says it will list its shares on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the ticker symbol “AAL” after completing a merger with US Airways and becoming the world’s biggest airline.
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US stocks push through latest record highs

November 15, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are higher on Wall Street as the stock market closes in on its sixth straight week of gains.
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Health official feared website ‘crash’ in July

November 15, 2013
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By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Almost three months before the botched launch of HealthCare.gov, a U.S. health official expressed frustration with a main contractor working on the website, fearing quality assurance issues could “crash the plane at take-off,” according to government documents obtained by Reuters.
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Philippine gov’t defends typhoon response

November 15, 2013
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TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine government on Friday defended its efforts to deliver assistance to victims of Typhoon Haiyan, many of whom have received little or no assistance since the monster storm struck one week ago.
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Shares lead charge as Yellen backs easy Fed policy

November 15, 2013
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By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) – World shares traded near five-year highs on Friday after a robust defense of monetary stimulus from the woman set to take over at the U.S. Federal Reserve next year, while Japanese stocks headed for their best week in almost four years.
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World shares lead charge as Yellen backs easy Fed policy

November 15, 2013
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By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) – World shares traded near five-year highs on Friday after a robust defence of monetary stimulus from the woman set to take over at the U.S. Federal Reserve next year, while Japanese stocks headed for their best week in almost four years.
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Marines killed at Pendleton doing dangerous job

November 15, 2013
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SAN DIEGO (AP) — The job is one of the most dangerous in the Marine Corps.
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Mass burial held in Philippine city hit by typhoon

November 15, 2013
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TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — The air was thick with the stench of decay as sweating workers lowered the plastic coffins one by one into a grave the size of an Olympic swimming pool.
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