Archive for April 8th, 2014

What’s behind the increase in stay-at-home moms?

April 8, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — The rising cost of child care is among likely reasons for a rise in the number of women staying home full-time with their children, according to a new Pew Research Center report released Tuesday.
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Inside a Guantanamo parole hearing

April 8, 2014
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On Tuesday morning, a 34-year-old Yemeni, locked up in the Guantanamo Bay military prison for a third of his life without being charged, was given a chance to argue for his release.
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Investors shed tech, biotech stocks

April 8, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street’s cool kids have been booted from the lunchroom.
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U.S. stock market may have stumbled, but signals still say ‘go’

April 8, 2014
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By David Gaffen and Rodrigo Campos
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16,000 tons of rock crash in Yosemite National Park

April 8, 2014
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YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Officials at Yosemite National Park say a massive amount of rock has fallen from a cliff, closing a hiking trail.
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Brawl breaks out among Ukraine lawmakers

April 8, 2014
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A full-on brawl broke out today in Ukraine’s parliament, the Verkhovna Rada, following a statement by Communist Party leader Petro Symonenko that the government had divided the nation. The fistfight starts when two deputies from the Svoboda far-right nationalist party, which does not want Russian rule, pushes Symonenko from the podium.
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Global tech-driven market sell-off persists

April 8, 2014
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LONDON (AP) — The Nasdaq-inspired sell-off dragged across global markets on Tuesday despite a modest rebound on Wall Street ahead of the start of the quarterly corporate earnings season.
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Senate panel approves Massad, others to head CFTC

April 8, 2014
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Senate panel on Tuesday approved Timothy Massad as the next chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and two other commissioners to head the swaps and futures markets watchdog.
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Gas Station Insurance Requires Specialized Policies

April 8, 2014
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Connecticut wins NCAA title, 60-54 over Kentucky

April 8, 2014
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Coaches and players left them. Others told them to go away. The guys who stuck around at UConn ended up with the last laugh and a pretty good prize to go with it: The national title.
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