Archive for February 14th, 2014

Skater who fled tsunami pays heartfelt tribute

February 14, 2014
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SOCHI, Russia – Olympic figure skating champion Yuzuru Hanyu dedicated his triumph to victims of Japan’s devastating tsunami and earthquake that ripped through his hometown of Sendai three years ago.
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Homosexuals may soon face threat of life sentence in Uganda

February 14, 2014
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KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni plans to sign a bill into law that prescribes life imprisonment for some homosexual acts, officials said Friday, alarming rights activists who have condemned the bill as draconian in a country where homosexuality already has been criminalized.
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S&P 500 index logs its best week of the year

February 14, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market closed out its best week of the year on Friday as investors focused on company earnings and brushed off another weak economic report.
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Wall Street ends higher; indexes up for second straight week

February 14, 2014
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By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks closed higher on Friday, with major indexes notching a second straight week of gains as investors were once again willing to overlook some soft economic data stemming from bad weather.
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Thousands flee deadly volcano eruption

February 14, 2014
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SUGIHWARAS, Indonesia (AP) — A powerful volcanic eruption on Indonesia’s most populous island blasted ash and debris 18 kilometers (12 miles) into the air Friday, killing three people and forcing authorities to evacuate more than 100,000 and close seven airports.
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Another messy morning in winter-weary Northeast

February 14, 2014
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Commuters faced slick, slush-covered roads on Friday after yet another winter storm brought snow and ice to the East Coast, leaving at least 21 people dead, including a pregnant woman struck by a mini-plow in New York City whose baby was then born by cesarean section.
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PV Module Price Drop from $4 per Watt in 2008 to $.65 per Watt by End of 2014 and Cellulosic Biofuel Plants Operating in North America Tripling Production by End of 2014: A Wall Street Transcript Interview with Pavel Molchanov

February 14, 2014
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67 WALL STREET, New York – February 14, 2014 – The Wall Street Transcript has just published its Alternative Energy & Utilities Report offering a timely review of the sector to serious investors and industry executives. This special feature contains expert industry commentary through in-depth interviews with public company CEOs, Equity Analysts and Money...
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PV Module Price Drops from $4 per Watt in 2008 to $.65 per Watt and North American Cellulosic Biofuel Plants Tripling Production by End of 2014: A Wall Street Transcript Interview with Pavel Molchanov

February 14, 2014
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67 WALL STREET, New York – February 14, 2014 – The Wall Street Transcript has just published its Alternative Energy & Utilities Report offering a timely review of the sector to serious investors and industry executives. This special feature contains expert industry commentary through in-depth interviews with public company CEOs, Equity Analysts and Money...
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Judge strikes down Va. ban on gay marriage

February 14, 2014
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By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal judge struck down Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage as unconstitutional late on Thursday, saying it denied gay couples a fundamental freedom to marry.
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Kerry faces tough sell in China on NKorea, tension

February 14, 2014
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BEIJING (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday appealed for China’s help in bringing a belligerent North Korea back to nuclear disarmament talks but faced an uncertain response as the request was accompanied by demands for Beijing to roll back a series of increasingly aggressive steps it has taken to assert...
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