Archive for March 14th, 2014

Target: We missed early warning on data breach

March 14, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — Target Corp. said in its annual report that a massive security breach has hurt its image and business, while spawning dozens of legal actions, and it noted it can’t estimate how big the financial tab will end up being.
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Paris on alert as smog surpasses notorious cities like Beijing

March 14, 2014
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PARIS (AP) — Air pollution that has turned the skies over Paris a murky yellow and shrouded much of Belgium for days forced drivers to slow down Friday and gave millions a free ride on public transportation.
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Wall Street ends lower on jitters over upcoming Crimea vote

March 14, 2014
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By Angela Moon NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street ended lower on Friday with all three major stock indexes down for the week, as concerns over tensions between Ukraine and Russia escalated ahead of a referendum in Crimea this weekend.
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US stocks edge lower in afternoon trading

March 14, 2014
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The stock market edged lower Friday afternoon as investors remained focused on tensions between the West and Russia over Ukraine. Many bought utilities in a bid for lower-risk stocks.
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Billionaire Bloomberg: I can outspend the NRA

March 14, 2014
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While U.S. and Russia talk, West preps sanctions on Russia

March 14, 2014
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LONDON (AP) — The top diplomats for Russia and the U.S. voiced pessimism Friday about negotiating an immediate end to the crisis in Ukraine, whose strategic Crimea region is voting this weekend about whether to secede.
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Jet aborts takeoff after gear failure in Philly

March 14, 2014
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Florida-bound plane’s nose gear collapsed during an attempted takeoff at Philadelphia International Airport on Thursday, leaving the plane crippled on the runway and prompting the crew to deploy emergency slides for the passengers to get off.
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Death toll in NYC gas explosion climbs to 8

March 14, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — Rescue workers using dogs and thermal-detection gear to search rubble for more victims of a gas explosion found an eighth body on Thursday while investigators tried to pinpoint the leak and determine whether it had anything to do with the city’s aging gas and water mains, some from the 1800s.
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Asian stocks follow Wall Street lower

March 14, 2014
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HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks followed Wall Street lower Friday on lingering concerns about weakness in the Chinese economy and tensions in Ukraine.
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U.S. weighs Ukraine requests for military aid, OKs rations – sources

March 14, 2014
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By Phil Stewart WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is weighing requests for military assistance from Ukraine, including both lethal and non-lethal support, two U.S. officials said on Thursday, as a prominent U.S. senator urged approval of any arms sought by Kiev.
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