Archive for December 17th, 2013

Accused Sept. 11 attacker expelled from Gitmo courtroom

December 17, 2013
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By Tom Ramstack FORT MEADE, Maryland (Reuters) – An accused conspirator in the September 11, 2001, attacks on New York and Washington was expelled from a courtroom at the Guantanamo Bay war crimes tribunal on Tuesday for being disruptive.
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Arapahoe High felt like ‘a war zone’

December 17, 2013
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Brett Stewart, a student at Colorado’s Arapahoe High School, compares the chaos following last week’s school shooting to the scene in “Saving Private Ryan” when Tom Hanks and others storm the beaches of Normandy.
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Wall Street flat ahead of Fed decision

December 17, 2013
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By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks were flat on Tuesday, with investors reluctant to make big bets before results of the latest Federal Reserve policy-setting meeting, which could give some clarity as to when the central bank will begin trimming its stimulus.
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US STOCKS-Wall Street flat ahead of Fed decision

December 17, 2013
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* Investors looking for stimulus clarity with Fed meeting
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Obama, tech execs to discuss costs of NSA spying

December 17, 2013
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Apple, Twitter, Netflix, Google, Facebook, Yahoo … a phalanx of top executives from leading tech companies meets Tuesday with President Barack Obama to discuss the impact that his controversial spying programs have had on online commerce.
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Budget deal splits GOP leaders in House, Senate

December 17, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican leaders are criticizing a bipartisan budget deal, parting ways with their House counterparts who shepherded the measure through that chamber last week.
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Is Unilever plc Still A Buy After The 2013 FTSE Bull Run?

December 17, 2013
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2013 has been the year in which even the most hardened stock market bears have admitted that we’re in a five-year bull market — and it’s not over yet.
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U.S. FCC withdraws proposal to relax media ownership rules – WSJ

December 17, 2013
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REUTERS – The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has withdrawn a proposal to relax the long-standing ban on owning multiple media outlets in the same market, the Wall Street Journal reported.
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Tracking Potential Customers via Social Media Sites

December 17, 2013
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Social media has becoming an increasingly important part of any sizeable company’s marketing and outreach efforts in the past decade. People are still coming to grips with the myriad uses of social media platforms for a business setting. It can help in marketing, demographic research, and continuing customer outreach. Having at least one insurance...
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Nasdaq fails to win dismissal of Facebook IPO lawsuit

December 17, 2013
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By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) – A federal judge has rejected Nasdaq OMX Group Inc’s bid to dismiss lawsuits by investors who accused the exchange operator of botching Facebook Inc’s $16 billion initial public offering, a decision released on Monday shows.
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