Archive for February 9th, 2014

U.S. economy may be stuck in slow lane for long run

February 9, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) — In the 4½ years since the Great Recession ended, millions of Americans who have gone without jobs or raises have found themselves wondering something about the economic recovery:
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Scandal may hurt Christie’s ability to push agenda

February 9, 2014
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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — This is the year Chris Christie was planning to be more than just New Jersey’s governor. Yet it turns out that high-profile investigations into his administration and campaign operation in a political payback case could make advancing his agenda a challenge.
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Back-to-back slopestyle golds for USA

February 9, 2014
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Back-to-back slopestyle golds for USA


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Bode Miller misses shot at men’s downhill medal

February 9, 2014
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Bode Miller misses shot at men’s downhill medal

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia – In the end, after all the blazing practice performances, Bode Miller’s body dragged to a halt – an anchor wedged into the frozen earth just beyond the Sochi finish line.
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Yahoo to partner with Yelp on local search engine results – WSJ

February 9, 2014
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(Reuters) – Internet portal Yahoo is partnering with consumer reviews website Yelp to beef up local results in its search engine, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday.
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Celebrity fight between DMX, George Zimmerman called off

February 9, 2014
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By Ian Simpson (Reuters) – The celebrity boxing match between rapper DMX and acquitted Florida killer George Zimmerman has been called off, its promoter said on Saturday after threats were made against him.
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Report: Iran warships headed to U.S.

February 9, 2014
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DUBAI (Reuters) – An Iranian naval officer said a number of warships had been ordered to approach U.S. maritime borders as a response to the stationing of U.S. vessels in the Gulf, the semi-official Fars news agency reported on Saturday.
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Sochi kicks off with big wins

February 9, 2014
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The first day of medal competition at the Sochi Winter Olympics kicked off with some record-breaking wins. Sven Kramer of the Netherlands led a clean sweep by the Dutch in the men’s 5,000-meter speed skating. In slopestyle’s Olympic debut, U.S. snowboarder Sage Kotsenburg won the first gold medal of the games.
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Cease-fire in Syrian city falters, aid halted

February 9, 2014
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BEIRUT (AP) — Two trucks carrying food and medical supplies into rebel-held neighborhoods in the central Syrian city of Homs turned back under heavy fire Saturday, leaving four paramedics wounded as a cease-fire faltered, Syrian officials said.
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Yahoo to partner with Yelp on local search engine results – WSJ

February 9, 2014
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(Reuters) – Internet portal Yahoo is partnering with consumer reviews website Yelp to beef up local results in its search engine, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday.
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