Archive for December 5th, 2013

White House reverses course, says Obama lived with Kenyan uncle

December 5, 2013
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The White House acknowledged Thursday that President Barack Obama lived briefly years ago with a Kenyan uncle previously targeted for deportation — after initially insisting there was no evidence they had ever met.
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No responsibility claimed in American teacher’s death in Benghazi

December 5, 2013
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Benghazi (Libya) (AFP) – An American teacher was gunned down in Libya as he took his morning jog Thursday, a week before he was to return home on holiday, officials and the school said.
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U.S. urges Asia, Europe to hurry on new tough bank rules

December 5, 2013
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By Jason Lange WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States urged Europe and Asia to match its efforts to make the financial industry safer, saying on Thursday it likely had done enough to ensure taxpayers will not have to bail out banks again in future crises.
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Stocks fall on Wall Street; Retailers slump

December 5, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — The outlook for hiring is improving and the economy is growing at its fastest pace in more than a year, so what’s the bad news for the stock market?
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‘Duck Dynasty’ congressman: ‘I pray everyday for the president’

December 5, 2013
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Officials blamed in deaths of 19 Ariz. firefighters

December 5, 2013
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PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona commission that oversees workplace safety blamed the state’s Forestry Division on Wednesday for the June deaths of 19 firefighters, saying state fire officials knowingly put protection of property ahead of safety and should have pulled crews out earlier.
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Kofax Limited Announces Pricing of NASDAQ Offering

December 5, 2013
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IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–
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Bargain-hunting dents retailers’ November sales

December 5, 2013
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By Phil Wahba NEW YORK (Reuters) – Several major U.S. retailers posted disappointing sales for November after cautious shoppers pinched their pennies at the start of a shorter holiday season.
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Report: NSA tracks billions of cellphones daily

December 5, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency tracks the locations of nearly 5 billion cellphones every day overseas, including those belonging to Americans abroad, The Washington Post reported Wednesday.
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Nearly week of frigid temperatures for West

December 5, 2013
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DENVER (AP) — The jet stream hunkered to the south Wednesday, promising to bring nearly a week of temperatures that could dip to minus 20 or worse in the northern midsection of the country, and forcing much of the rest of the nation to deal with unexpectedly cool temperatures.
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