Archive for March 12th, 2014

Obama gives Ukraine full backing

March 12, 2014
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Washington (AFP) – The East-West split re-opened by the crisis in Ukraine hardened Wednesday when President Barack Obama threw Washington’s weight firmly behind Ukraine in its stand-off with Moscow.
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NYC building explosion leaves 2 dead, 22 injured

March 12, 2014
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NYC building explosion leaves 2 dead, 22 injured

A massive explosion followed by a fire at a pair of apartment buildings in upper Manhattan on Wednesday has left two people dead and at least 36 injured, officials say.
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Wall Street little changed as Ukraine, China concerns brushed off

March 12, 2014
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By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks finished little changed on Wednesday, with the Nasdaq up for the first session in five, as investors grappled with the evolving situation in Ukraine but shrugged off concern over weakness in China’s economy.
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US stocks finish mostly higher after a weak start

March 12, 2014
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For much of Wednesday, the U.S. stock market appeared to be headed for its third decline in three days.
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Luxury shooting ranges cater to new gun culture

March 12, 2014
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Luxury shooting ranges cater to new gun culture

FRISCO, Texas ­­— It’s the lunch hour on a recent Wednesday, and pricey sedans outnumber pickups parked at the crowded parking lot of the indoor Frisco Gun Club.
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One dead, 16 injured in NYC explosion

March 12, 2014
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An explosion followed by a fire at two apartment buildings in upper Manhattan on Wednesday has left one person dead and at least 15 people injured, officials say.
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US stocks head lower for a third day straight

March 12, 2014
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Concerns about slower economic growth in China and lingering tensions in Ukraine helped set the U.S. stock market on course for its third loss in a row Wednesday.
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Wall Street declines on China, Ukraine concerns

March 12, 2014
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By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks declined on Wednesday, putting the S&P 500 on track for a third straight decline after its most recent record high, as concerns grew over the strength of China’s economy.
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San Francisco firefighters stop big blaze spread

March 12, 2014
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco firefighters prevented a five-alarm fire from spreading from a condominium construction site to nearby buildings on Tuesday.
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Malaysia not sure which way lost jet was headed

March 12, 2014
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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — More than four days after a Malaysian jetliner went missing en route to Beijing, authorities acknowledged Wednesday they didn’t know which direction the plane carrying 239 passengers was heading when it disappeared, vastly complicating efforts to find it.
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