Archive for January 29th, 2014

At least six die after winter storm in South

January 29, 2014
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By David Beasley ATLANTA (Reuters) – Icy chaos gripped the U.S. South on Wednesday after a rare winter storm that killed at least six people, stranded children in their schools overnight and paralyzed travel in several states, including hundreds of flight cancellations at the world’s busiest airport.
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Petition to deport Justin Bieber passes White House threshold

January 29, 2014
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Washington (AFP) – As if Barack Obama didn’t have enough problems to deal with already, his administration now is being asked to weigh in on the grave matter of Justin Bieber.
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Stocks drop as earnings disappoint; Fed upcoming

January 29, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — Disappointing earnings from big U.S. companies and more unsettling developments in emerging markets pushed U.S. stocks lower Wednesday.
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Biogen profit rises as new multiple sclerosis drug shines

January 29, 2014
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By Bill Berkrot (Reuters) – Biogen Idec Inc said on Wednesday its new, high-profile oral multiple sclerosis drug Tecfidera had sales of $398 million in the fourth quarter, easily exceeding estimates for a third successive quarter and keeping it on track to top $1 billion in its first year on the market.
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Fact-checking the State of the Union address

January 29, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama promised to clear red tape away from highway projects that actually are stalled because there’s no money for them, not because rules are in the way. He’s ordering a higher minimum wage for a sliver of the workforce, which affects no one now and not many later.
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Winter storm causes wrecks, gridlock in the South

January 29, 2014
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ATLANTA (AP) — The mad rush began at the first sight of snow: Across the Atlanta area, schools let out early and commuters left for home after lunch, instantly creating gridlock so severe that security guards and doormen took to the streets to direct cars amid a cacophony of blaring horns.
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Complete Coverage: State of the Union

January 29, 2014
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Coverage of President Barack Obama’s fifth State of the Union address. Check here for the latest stories and follow our SOTU 2014 Twitter list below.
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President Obama declares ‘year of action’

January 29, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to energize his sluggish second term, President Barack Obama vowed Tuesday night in his State of the Union address to sidestep Congress “whenever and wherever” necessary to narrow economic disparities between America’s rich and poor.
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