Archive for November 27th, 2013

Accident at Brazil World Cup stadium kills three

November 27, 2013
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SAO PAULO (Reuters) – A crane collapsed on Wednesday at the construction site of a future World Cup soccer stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, killing at least three people and apparently causing damage to the structure.
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Ex sues former wife over hidden Twitter stock

November 27, 2013
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Ex sues former wife over hidden Twitter stock

So you’re at home in New York City watching the twins while your wife is visiting her brother in San Francisco. Six months later, you get divorced.
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Storms threaten to upend holiday travel

November 27, 2013
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CHICAGO (AP) — A wall of storms packing ice, sleet and rain could upend holiday travel plans as millions of Americans take to the roads, skies and rails Wednesday for Thanksgiving.
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China says it monitored defiant US bomber flights

November 27, 2013
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BEIJING (AP) — China said Wednesday it monitored two unarmed U.S. bombers that flew over the East China Sea in defiance of Beijing’s declaration it is exercising greater military control over the area.
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World stocks post gains ahead of US holiday

November 27, 2013
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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — World stock markets eked out modest gains Wednesday as Wall Street looked set to add to a string of milestones ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.
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BSE Sensex edges lower; bank shares drag

November 27, 2013
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Reuters Market Eye – The BSE Sensex was flat in trade after foreign investor sold cash shares and derivatives on Tuesday. The BSE Sensex was up 25 points while the Nifty gained 3 points at 2.44 pm.
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IRS pushes to rein in tax-exempt political groups

November 27, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration Tuesday launched a bid to rein in the use of tax-exempt groups for political campaigning.
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Pope issues mission statement for papacy

November 27, 2013
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VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis denounced the global financial system that excludes the poor as he issued the mission statement for his papacy on Tuesday, saying he wants the Catholic Church to get its hands dirty as it seeks to bring solace and mercy to society’s outcasts.
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Nasdaq closes above 4,000 for first time in 13 years

November 27, 2013
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By Luke Swiderski NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Nasdaq composite index closed above 4,000 on Tuesday for the first time since 2000, while the Dow and S&P ended barely changed.
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Asia stocks subdued ahead of Thanksgiving, payrolls

November 27, 2013
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By Wayne Cole SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets nudged into the red on Wednesday following an uninspiring performance by Wall Street, while a dip in the dollar against the yen prompted profit-taking on Japanese stocks.
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