Archive for March, 2014

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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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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