Archive for January 9th, 2014

Bridgegate? Or just water under the bridge?

January 9, 2014
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Bridgegate? Or just water under the bridge?
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Nuke launch officers tied to drug probe

January 9, 2014
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F.E. WARREN AIR FORCE BASE, Wyo. (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel made a rare visit Thursday to an Air Force nuclear missile base, hoping to boost morale among the men and women who operate and safeguard the nation’s Minuteman 3 nuclear missiles. But his attempt to cheer the troops was tempered by news...
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How the Dow Jones industrial average did Thursday

January 9, 2014
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The stock market wavered for a second day Thursday as investors weighed disappointing news from the retail industry against a report that fewer Americans were filing for unemployment benefits.
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A mixed close on Wall Street; S&P 500 edges up

January 9, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market wavered for a second day Thursday as investors weighed disappointing news from the retail industry against more positive signals on the U.S. economy.
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Pakistani teenager dies trying to stop suicide bomber

January 9, 2014
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Peshawar (Pakistan) (AFP) – The father of a Pakistani teenager killed after tackling a suicide bomber Thursday hailed his son for saving “hundreds” of lives through his bravery.
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Republicans take on poverty

January 9, 2014
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After years of emphasizing austerity, Republicans are leaping to discuss ways the government can help alleviate poverty. The apparent shift in emphasis has a convenient hook — this week marked the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson’s “War on Poverty” — but there is another, more pressing, political reason for the interest in the...
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Stocks edge up in early trade; Ford, Macy’s rise

January 9, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are slightly higher in the early going on Wall Street after the government reported encouraging news about the job market.
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Wall Street up after claims data; Macy’s jumps

January 9, 2014
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By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose at the open on Thursday in the wake of upbeat labor market data and as Macy’s lifted the bar further for retailers after a stellar holiday season.
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Brain-dead Calif. teen gets surgery at new facility

January 9, 2014
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By Laila Kearney SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A California girl who was declared brain-dead after a tonsillectomy last month and later moved to a new care facility after a legal battle has undergone surgery to insert feeding and breathing tubes, a family attorney said on Wednesday.
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Dennis Rodman apologizes for Bae comments

January 9, 2014
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PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Dennis Rodman apologized Thursday for comments about captive American missionary Kenneth Bae in an interview with CNN.
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