Archive for December 30th, 2013

Benghazi attack wasn’t ‘core’ Al-Qaeda, U.S. says

December 30, 2013
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Washington (AFP) – The United States is still investigating last year’s attack on its diplomatic mission in Benghazi but has no evidence that “core Al-Qaeda” leaders directed the assault in which four Americans died, a US official said Monday.
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Poll: One-third of Americans reject evolution

December 30, 2013
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By Chris Francescani NEW YORK (Reuters) – One-third of Americans reject the idea of evolution and Republicans have grown more skeptical about it, according to a poll released on Monday.
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Stocks barely budge in quiet end-of-year trading

December 30, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market ended a quiet Monday mostly where it began as investors shut their books for what has been an extraordinary year on Wall Street.
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Libya launches financial regulator to boost bourse transparency

December 30, 2013
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TRIPOLI, Dec 30 (Reuters) – Libya has launched a financial regulator, state media said on Monday, to try to improve transparency and attract more foreign investment to its small stock market.
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Successive suicide bombings in Russia kill over 30

December 30, 2013
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MOSCOW (AP) — A suicide bomber killed 14 people aboard an electric bus in the southern Russian city of Volgograd during the Monday morning rush hour, and authorities believe it was the work of the same group that set off a bomb at the railway station a day earlier.
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Report: 70 journalists killed on the job in 2013

December 30, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — At least 70 journalists were killed on the job around the world in 2013, including 29 who died covering the civil war in Syria and 10 slain in Iraq, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists.
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Stocks are flat in quiet end-of-year trading

December 30, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks were little changed in morning trading Monday as investors closed out their positions for what has been a historic year on Wall Street.
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US stocks are little changed as 2013 winds down

December 30, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are little changed in the early going as Wall Street gets ready to close the books on a historic year.
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Former F1 driver Schumacher in critical condition

December 30, 2013
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PARIS (AP) — Seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher was in a critical condition after undergoing brain surgery following a weekend skiing accident that has stunned drivers, fans and athletes around the world.
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Second blast in Russia’s Volgograd kills 10 on trolleybus

December 30, 2013
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By Maria Tsvetkova VOLGOGRAD, Russia (Reuters) – A bomb blast ripped a trolleybus apart in Volgograd on Monday, killing at least 10 people in the second deadly attack in the southern city in two days and raising fears of further violence as Russia prepares to host the Winter Olympics.
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