Archive for March 17th, 2014

U.S. Navy ship quitting search for missing jet, official says

March 17, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. defense official says the Navy ship that has been helping search for the missing Malaysian airliner is dropping out of the hunt.
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Winter takes a parting shot at Northeast

March 17, 2014
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Washington (AFP) – The unusually grim winter in the US northeast showed no sign of relenting Monday, after Washington DC and nearby states were blanketed by some of the heaviest snows of the season.
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TSX steady as Ukraine tensions ease, gold miners drop

March 17, 2014
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By John Tilak TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index was little changed on Monday as a peaceful conclusion of the referendum in Crimea drove gains in some sectors, but the perceived easing of tension in the region weighed on the bullion price and sent gold-mining shares lower.
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Gold, silver futures decline as stocks rally

March 17, 2014
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Gold and silver futures are ending lower as a rally in the stock market led investors to shy away from safe-haven assets.
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Jet search expands north, south; mystery persists

March 17, 2014
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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The search for the missing Malaysian jet pushed deep into the northern and southern hemispheres Monday as Australia scoured the southern Indian Ocean and China offered 21 satellites to respond to Malaysia’s call for help in the unprecedented hunt.
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Obama ups the ‘cost’ to Russia over Ukraine

March 17, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday froze the U.S. assets of seven Russian officials, including top advisers to President Vladimir Putin, for their support of Crimea’s vote to secede from Ukraine. The sanctions are the most comprehensive since the end of the Cold War.
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Wall Street jumps as geopolitical concerns ease

March 17, 2014
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By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose more than 1 percent on Monday, rebounding from a steep drop in the previous week as concerns eased over the situation in Crimea, even as the region voted to join Russia.
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Activist investor Bramson ups stake in Electra Private Equity

March 17, 2014
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By Anjuli Davies and Simon Jessop
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Moscow wins overwhelming Crimea vote

March 17, 2014
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By Mike Collett-White and Alastair Macdonald
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How a presidential phone call gets made

March 17, 2014
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How a presidential phone call gets made

On a Saturday afternoon at the start of March, President Obama set a new record for his administration, holding what aides say was his single longest phone call with another world leader. Obama’s tension-filled 90-minute marathon with Vladimir Putin failed to reverse Russia’s military incursion into Ukraine’s strategic Crimean peninsula and heightened fears of...
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