Archive for November 18th, 2013

George Zimmerman charged with assault, battery

November 18, 2013
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George Zimmerman, acquitted four months ago in the killing of Trayvon Martin, was arrested on Monday after his girlfriend called 911 during a domestic dispute, telling police he broke a table in her home and pointed a long-barreled shotgun at her.
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A new infiltration route for al Qaeda?

November 18, 2013
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BRUSSSELS (Reuters) – Al Qaeda members may be among thousands of migrants crossing the Mediterranean by boat from Africa to Europe, posing a potential security risk for the European Union, Italy’s Foreign Minister Emma Bonino said on Monday.
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JPMorgan, government set terms for $4 billion piece of $13 billion deal

November 18, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – JPMorgan Chase & Co and U.S. government officials have agreed on terms of a $4 billion consumer relief package that is to be part of a $13 billion deal to settle the bank’s liability to government agencies over mortgage securities, according to a person familiar with the matter.
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Salesforce.com quarterly revenue rises to $1.08 billion

November 18, 2013
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By Gerry Shih SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Salesforce.com Inc on Monday said quarterly revenue rose 36 percent to $1.08 billion, narrowly beating Wall Street expectations, as its June acquisition of email marketing firm ExactTarget boosted sales.
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‘The whole neighborhood’s gone’

November 18, 2013
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WASHINGTON, Ill. (AP) — As a powerful tornado bore down on their Illinois farmhouse, Curt Zehr’s wife and adult son didn’t have time to do anything but scramble down the stairs into their basement.
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Video shows near-vertical crash of Russian plane

November 18, 2013
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US STOCKS-Dow, S&P hit milestones as Wall St extends rally

November 18, 2013
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* Sony shares rally on PlayStation sales, pressure Microsoft
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Dow, S&P hit milestones as Wall St extends rally

November 18, 2013
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By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Dow and S&P 500 extended their record highs on Monday, ticking above 16,000 and 1,800 respectively, as trading continues to focus on economic stimulus from the Federal Reserve.
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Tornadoes, damaging storms sweep across Midwest

November 18, 2013
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WASHINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Dozens of tornadoes and intense thunderstorms swept across the Midwest on Sunday, leaving at least six people dead and unleashing powerful winds that flattened entire neighborhoods, flipped over cars and uprooted trees.
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South Africa’s Netcare posts 25 pct rise in full-year earnings

November 18, 2013
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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African private hospital group Netcare Ltd reported a 25 percent rise in full-year profit on Monday, helped by a strong performance in its home market.
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