Archive for March 28th, 2014

Putin calls Obama to talk Ukraine

March 28, 2014
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By Steve Holland RIYADH (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin called U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday to discuss a U.S. diplomatic proposal for Ukraine and Obama told him that Russia must pull back its troops and not move deeper into Ukraine, the White House said.
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Boston bombing suspect’s lawyers say FBI scouted brother

March 28, 2014
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BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev say the FBI asked his slain older brother and fellow suspect to be an informant.
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Visa and Tesla are big market movers

March 28, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
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Wall Street ends higher but biotech selloff weighs

March 28, 2014
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By Angela Moon NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks ended up on Friday but off their session highs as a late afternoon selloff in the biotechnology sector weighed on the overall market.
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A good reason to (heart) marriage

March 28, 2014
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Love can sometimes break a heart but marriage seems to do it a lot of good. A study of more than 3.5 million Americans finds that married people are less likely than singles, divorced or widowed folks to suffer any type of heart or blood vessel problem.
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Crews find objects in new Malaysia plane search area

March 28, 2014
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PERTH, Australia (AP) — Australian officials moved the search area for the lost Malaysian jetliner 1,100 kilometers (680 miles) to the northeast Friday following a new analysis of radar data, and planes quickly found multiple objects in the new zone.
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FOREX-Dollar lower against euro, up against yen on risk appetite

March 28, 2014
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* Euro up against dollar on increased risk appetite
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Wall St rallies, S&P 500 cuts losses for the week

March 28, 2014
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By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks climbed on Friday, with all 10 major S&P 500 sectors gaining in a broad rally after comments from a Chinese official indicated that the country’s government was ready to take steps to support its slowing economy.
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Mudslide death toll expected to soar

March 28, 2014
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By Eric M. Johnson ARLINGTON, Washington (Reuters) – Washington state officials said the confirmed death toll from a huge mudslide in the U.S. Pacific Northwest was likely to rise sharply from 25 on Friday as residents accused local authorities of a slow early response to the disaster that had cost lives.
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Planes race to new MH370 search zone

March 28, 2014
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Perth (Australia) (AFP) – A multinational fleet of planes and ships raced Friday to a fresh search zone after a “credible new lead” that Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 was flying faster than first thought before it plunged into the remote Indian Ocean.
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