Archive for January, 2014

Suspicious powder at hotels near Super Bowl

January 31, 2014
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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — White powder was mailed to businesses near the site of Sunday’s Super Bowl, prompting an investigation by the FBI and other law enforcement. A federal law enforcement official said one of the envelopes contained baking soda.
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Two put on leave after school took lunches from kids who owed money

January 31, 2014
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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah school cafeteria manager and a district supervisor have been placed on paid leave while officials investigate why lunches were taken from students who owed money on food accounts, a district spokesman said Friday.
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CONSOL Lags Q4 Earnings, Gives Guidance

January 31, 2014
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Diversified fuel producer CONSOL Energy Inc. (CNX) reported pro forma earnings of 3 cents per share for the fourth quarter of 2013, widely missing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 7 cents.
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Stocks fall on company earnings, overseas trouble

January 31, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — Disappointing results from Amazon.com and more trouble in overseas markets pushed U.S. stocks lower Friday afternoon, though major indexes were bouncing back from the steep losses from earlier in the day.
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U.S.: Syria ‘dragging its feet’ on weapons

January 31, 2014
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Washington (AFP) – The United States accused the Syrian regime Thursday of dragging its feet over its chemical weapons stockpile and urged Damascus to immediately hand over the cache as promised for destruction.
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Experts: U.S. will likely extradite Amanda Knox if Italy asks

January 31, 2014
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Chicago (AFP) – The United States will have little legal argument for turning down an extradition request should Italy seek the return of Amanda Knox for the 2007 murder of her British housemate.
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Amazon warns of possible loss, mulls Prime fee-hike

January 31, 2014
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By Bill Rigby and Edwin Chan
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Wall Street rallies on Facebook and GDP; Amazon sinks late

January 31, 2014
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By Caroline Valetkevitch
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House GOP leaders’ immigration plan doesn’t rule out citizenship

January 30, 2014
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CAMBRIDGE, Md. — House Republican leaders on Thursday unveiled a list of “standards” for an immigration reform plan that would allow unlawful immigrants to remain in the United States if they meet certain standards and requirements.
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Court upholds Amanda Knox murder conviction

January 30, 2014
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Amanda Knox was found guilty of murder today by an Italian court, the latest twist in a murder case that goes back to 2007.
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