Archive for April 4th, 2014

Judge rejects lawsuit over drone strikes that killed U.S. citizens

April 4, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit against Obama administration officials for the 2011 drone-strike killings of three U.S. citizens in Yemen, including an al-Qaida cleric.
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So what? U.S. regains jobs lost in the recession

April 4, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy has reached a milestone: It has finally regained all the private-sector jobs it lost during the Great Recession.
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Wall Street orders up GrubHub in market debut

April 4, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street has a major craving for takeout.
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Exclusive: Symantec to hire banks for advice, activism defense – sources

April 4, 2014
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By Nicola Leske, Nadia Damouni and Soyoung Kim
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John Kerry’s peripatetic diplomacy: Crises everywhere!

April 4, 2014
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CASABLANCA, Morocco (AP) — More than a week into what was supposed to be only a five-day trip to Europe and Saudi Arabia, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sat in a Paris hotel suite contemplating his next moves on multiple crisis fronts.
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Time’s ticking in search for Malaysia plane

April 4, 2014
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PERTH, Australia (AP) — The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet entered a new stage Friday when navy ships deployed stingray-shaped sound locators in a remote stretch of the Indian Ocean, in an increasingly urgent hunt for the plane’s data recorders before their beacons fall silent.
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Stock market turns lower as tech sector slumps

April 4, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — Technology companies led stock indexes lower in midday trading, as mixed signals in the government’s monthly jobs report left investors with little reason to cheer.
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Wall Street dips as momentum stocks drag; Nasdaq slumps

April 4, 2014
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By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks dipped on Friday and the Nasdaq fell sharply as weakness in momentum stocks weighed on indexes and erased earlier gains in the wake of the March payrolls report.
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Shares in Swedish drugmaker Meda halted on Mylan bid talk

April 4, 2014
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By Mia Shanley STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Shares in drug maker Meda AB were halted on Friday following a media report that Mylan Inc is looking to acquire its smaller Swedish rival in a move that would create a $23 billion (13.8 billion pounds) company.
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Pioneer Foods says expects higher earnings, shares rise

April 4, 2014
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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African food manufacturer Pioneer Foods said it expected half year earnings to rise by as much as 110 percent as it benefitted from cost cutting measures, among others.
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