Archive for January 11th, 2014

Former Israeli Prime Minister Sharon dies at 85

January 11, 2014
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JERUSALEM (AP) — The hospital that had been treating Ariel Sharon says the former Israeli Prime Minister has died.
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W.Va. residents still waiting for tap water

January 11, 2014
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A company president apologized to West Virginia residents for a chemical leak that got into a public water treatment system, and a state agency ordered Freedom Industries to remove its remaining chemicals from the site.
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Price war in U.S. mobile market raises fear of profit hemorrhage

January 11, 2014
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By Sinead Carew NEW YORK (Reuters) – New Year’s rivalry among U.S. mobile operators has Wall Street worried that the industry’s profits could seriously decline.
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Chemical spill brings West Virginia capital to standstill

January 11, 2014
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A chemical spill left the water for 300,000 people in and around West Virginia’s capital city stained blue-green and smelling like licorice, with officials saying Friday it was unclear when it might be safe again to even take showers and do laundry.
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Chief official believed N.J. lane closings illegal

January 11, 2014
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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The September lane closings near the George Washington Bridge that caused huge traffic jams and now appear to have been politically orchestrated by a member of Gov. Chris Christie’s administration and key allies violated federal law, a chief official said in an email ordering the lanes reopened.
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W.Va. residents: How long will this go on?

January 11, 2014
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W.Va. residents: How long will this go on?


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Charity: $70,000 in Newtown donations missing

January 11, 2014
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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A charity formed after the shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School has been unable to account for more than $70,000 it raised through marathon running, one of its co-founders said Friday.
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Wal-Mart’s international finance chief to depart: WSJ

January 11, 2014
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(Reuters) – Cathy Smith, Wal-Mart Stores Inc’s finance chief for the international division, will leave at the end of the month to take a “leadership position” at an unidentified company, The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing internal company memos.
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Wall St Week Ahead – For stocks, earnings take center stage

January 11, 2014
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By Angela Moon NEW YORK (Reuters) – After the S&P 500′s impressive 30 percent return in 2013, Wall Street will get a better picture of reality next week as the pace of companies reporting earnings picks up.
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