Archive for December 2nd, 2013

Commuter train going too fast at curve before derail, says NTSB

December 2, 2013
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YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) — A commuter train that derailed over the weekend, killing four passengers, was hurtling at 82 mph as it entered a 30 mph curve, a federal investigator said Monday. But whether the wreck was the result of human error or brake trouble was unclear, he said.
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But will he do it online?

December 2, 2013
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Has President Barack Obama made good on a March 2010 promise to sign up for health insurance coverage under Obamacare? His chief spokesman declined to say.
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Apple buys social analytics startup Topsy

December 2, 2013
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc has acquired social media search and analytics startup Topsy, an unusual purchase for a hardware-focused company that has made few forays into social networking.
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Dow Chemical and eBay are big market movers

December 2, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
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Bird steals camera in Australia, records journey

December 2, 2013
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SYDNEY (AP) — A brazen bird snatched a video camera that was recording crocodiles in northwest Australia and captured fascinating footage of its 110-kilometer (70-mile) journey across the country’s remote landscape.
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Survivors recall Kindertransport flight from Nazis

December 2, 2013
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LONDON (AP) — The operation was called Kindertransport — Children’s Transport — and it was a passage from hell to freedom.
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Wall Street flat after ISM, construction spending data

December 2, 2013
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By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks were flat on Monday, in the wake of eight straight weeks of gains, after data indicated strengthening growth in manufacturing and construction spending increased.
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PBR, BAC, NQ and DDD added to NYSE Active Stock Watch List at EPR

December 2, 2013
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New York, NY – (ACCESSWIRE) – 12/02/2013 – Equity Profile Report initiates its NYSE Active Stock Weekly Watch List adding Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras (NYSE:PBR – News), Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC – News), NQ Mobile Inc. (NYSE:NQ – News), and 3D Systems Corp. (NYSE:DDD – News)
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Probe seeks cause of fatal NYC train crash

December 2, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities were beginning an exhaustive investigation into what caused a New York City commuter train rounding a riverside curve to derail, killing four people and injuring more than 60 others, as officials warned the 26,000 weekday riders on the affected line of the nation’s second-biggest commuter railroad to brace...
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Officials: Speed a factor in Walker’s deadly crash

December 2, 2013
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Investigators sought to determine the cause of a fiery crash that killed “Fast & Furious” star Paul Walker while the actor’s fans erected a makeshift memorial Sunday near where the Porsche he was riding in smashed into a light pole and tree.
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