Archive for January 27th, 2014

Nigeria market slaughter leaves 45 dead

January 27, 2014
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Kano (Nigeria) (AFP) – At least 45 people were killed in a suspected Boko Haram attack on a market in restive northeast Nigeria, police said on Monday, warning the death toll could rise.
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Putin opposition: Sochi Olympics a $50 billion corruption extravaganza

January 27, 2014
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It was inevitable that Alexey Navalny would do something big with the Olympics. The opposition leader famous for his anti-graft muckraking—and put on show trial for bogus “embezzlement” charges—couldn’t let the biggest racket in Russian history pass without his own peal-back of corporate cronyism, cost inflation, and outright criminality. The upcoming 2014 Winter Games...
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Nasdaq cancels trades in erroneous transactions

January 27, 2014
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Nasdaq MarketWatch said on Monday it was cancelling some trades in 11 securities that occurred within the first minute of trading on Monday.
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Wall St. falls as emerging market concerns overshadow earnings

January 27, 2014
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By Angela Moon NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks fell on Monday, extending last week’s steep selloff, as weaker-than-expected new home sales data and ongoing concerns about emerging markets weighed on investor sentiment.
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Daft Punk, Pharrell win big at Grammys

January 27, 2014
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Daft Punk’s electronic-funk grooves have won big at the Grammys.
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Motive still unclear in Md. mall shooting

January 27, 2014
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COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) — The gunman who killed two people at a Maryland mall was a teenage skateboarding enthusiast who had no criminal record before he showed up at the shopping center armed with a shotgun, plenty of ammunition and a backpack filled with crude homemade explosives, authorities said Sunday.
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ICE CEO Sprecher wants regulators to look at ‘maker-taker’ trading

January 27, 2014
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By Christine Stebbins
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Glenmark shares gain; Oct-Dec earnings beat forecasts

January 27, 2014
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Reuters Market Eye – Shares of Glenmark Pharmaceuticals surge 5.1 percent after the company reported better-than-expected earnings.
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US forces launch missile strike against Shebab leader in Somalia

January 27, 2014
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Washington (AFP) – The US military launched a missile strike in Somalia on Sunday targeting a suspected Shebab militant leader, defense officials said.
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U.S. regulators to order Boeing 767 safety checks: WSJ

January 27, 2014
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(Reuters) – U.S. aviation regulators plan to order safety checks of more than 400 Boeing Co 767 jets because of movable tail sections that may jam and possibly cause some pilots to lose control of the aircraft, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal on Sunday.
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