Archive for February 11th, 2014

House Republicans aim to pass ‘clean’ debt bill

February 11, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner announced Tuesday that the House will vote this week to increase in the government’s borrowing cap without any add-ons demanded by Republicans.
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Detroit works to turn its lights back on

February 11, 2014
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DETROIT — Grand Boulevard used to be one of the most stately streets in the Motor City — a sweeping thoroughfare that circled what was once a thriving part of the inner city.
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Wall Street hits session high on technicals, Yellen

February 11, 2014
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks extended gains in late morning trading on Tuesday after the S&P 500 broke through technical resistance, trading above its 50-day moving average for the first time since January 24.
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Leonardo DiCaprio Oscar Hoax Fools Twitter

February 11, 2014
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Leonardo DiCaprio Oscar Hoax Fools Twitter


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Salvadoran castaway set for emotional welcome home

February 11, 2014
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Garita Palmera (El Salvador) (AFP) – The family of Salvadoran castaway Jose Salvador Alvarenga hung balloons and palm leaves in their humble home for his expected return Tuesday after his amazing story of survival adrift in the Pacific.
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Is Georgia ready for another snowstorm?

February 11, 2014
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ATLANTA (AP) — When snow fell on Atlanta two weeks ago, downtown streets of the South’s business hub were jammed with unmoving cars, highway motorists slept overnight in vehicles or abandoned them where they sat, and students were forced to camp out in school gymnasiums when roads turned too treacherous for buses to navigate.
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Denmark’s ISS to announce IPO next week -sources

February 11, 2014
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COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Danish outsourcing firm ISS is aiming to publish plans for a stock market listing next week, sources familiar with the matter said.
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S.Africa’s Kumba earnings up, says labour situation better

February 11, 2014
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By Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo and Ed Stoddard
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House to take up ban on in-flight yakking

February 11, 2014
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House to take up ban on in-flight yakking


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Obama officials weigh drone attack on US suspect

February 11, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The case of an American citizen and suspected member of al-Qaida who is allegedly planning attacks on U.S. targets overseas underscores the complexities of President Barack Obama’s new stricter targeting guidelines for the use of deadly drones.
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