Archive for January 30th, 2014

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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Broadcom’s fourth-quarter results ease smartphone chip worries

January 30, 2014
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By Noel Randewich SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Broadcom on Thursday posted fourth-quarter revenue and profits that were down from a year earlier, but the results slightly exceeded expectations of Wall Street analysts concerned about tepid smartphone sales.
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Broadcom’s 4th-quarter results ease smartphone chip worries

January 30, 2014
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By Noel Randewich
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Watch out Joe, Hillary’s got the edge

January 30, 2014
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She still hasn’t announced whether she’s running for president in 2016, but Hillary Clinton is already the biggest front-runner ever for the Democratic presidential nomination ever, the Washington Post reports.
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U.S. cancels opinion poll funding ahead of Afghan election

January 30, 2014
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By Jessica Donati KABUL (Reuters) – The United States has cancelled funding for opinion polls in the run-up to Afghanistan’s presidential election, a U.S.-funded group said, after a first poll in December triggered accusations of U.S. attempts to manipulate the outcome.
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Q4 Earnings Beat by Thermo Fisher, Strong Outlook

January 30, 2014
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Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) reported adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.43 in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013. The figure remained ahead of the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 5 cents and surpassed the year-ago adjusted EPS by 5.2%. For the full year, adjusted earnings came in at $5.42, up 10% year over year...
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TSX steady as market digests Fed move, weak Potash results

January 30, 2014
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By John Tilak TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index was little changed on Thursday as investors processed the U.S. Federal Reserve’s decision to further scale back its stimulus and a weak quarterly report from Potash Corp that sent the company’s shares lower.
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Shell 4Q earnings fall 74 percent

January 30, 2014
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AMSTERDAM (AP) — Shell’s earnings have dropped by 74 percent in the fourth quarter from the same period a year ago, on a mix of higher exploration costs, lower production, and worse refining margins.
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Shell undergoes overhaul as it reports fall in fourth quarter earnings

January 30, 2014
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LONDON (ShareCast) – - CEO announces restructuring- Q4 and FY2013 earnings decline- Dividend raised by 4.4 per cent
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