Archive for March 29th, 2014

A community ‘changed forevermore’ by deadly slide

March 29, 2014
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DARRINGTON, Wash. (AP) — The search by heavy equipment, dogs and bare hands for victims from the deadly Washington mudslide was going “all the way to the dirt” as crews looked for anything to provide answers for family and friends a week after a small mountainside community was destroyed.
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Walker, Christie court GOP donors in Las Vegas

March 29, 2014
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two of the nation’s highest-profile Republican governors on Saturday called for more aggressive leadership on America’s challenges abroad, emphasizing their support for Israel as they courted powerful Jewish donors.
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Afghan official: Militants in standoff killed

March 29, 2014
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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan interior ministry official says five militants who attacked the election commission headquarters in Kabul with rocket propelled grenades and machine guns have been killed, ending a four-hour standoff.
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Health law legacy eludes Obama as changes sink in

March 29, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) — As a roller-coaster sign-up season winds down, President Barack Obama’s health care law has indeed managed to change the country.
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Citigroup hurt by negligent auditing on failed stress test: Financial Times

March 29, 2014
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(Reuters) – Weaknesses in auditing led to Citigroup Inc failing the U.S. Federal Reserve capital assessments, fueling fears that there is negligence in controls at the U.S. bank, the Financial Times reported on Friday citing executives and others sources familiar with the matter.
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U.S. stocks end off highs, Dow up for week; gold at 6-week lows

March 29, 2014
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By Herbert Lash and Barani Krishnan
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