Archive for April 9th, 2014

12 kids hurt in Fla. day care center crash

April 9, 2014
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WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) — A car smashed into an Orlando-area day care Wednesday, injuring 15 people, at least 12 of them children, and officers have found the SUV that started the chain-reaction crash then left the scene, officials said.
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At Fort Hood memorial, Obama promises help for war-weary troops

April 9, 2014
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With the traditional memorial of the fallen soldier in the foreground – empty boots and a helmet atop a rifle – President Obama took to the podium to remember the troops who were gunned down at Fort Hood last week, and to offer a window into how the Pentagon, and the White House, plans...
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Senator’s Crimea plan: Don’t redo our maps

April 9, 2014
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What can the United States do to reverse Russia’s annexation of Crimea? The short answer is, not much. Inside President Obama’s administration, it’s hard to find much unfeigned optimism about getting Vladimir Putin to give up the strategic peninsula.
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Police: Pa. student flashed two knives

April 9, 2014
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MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A 16-year-old boy “was flashing two knives around” when he injured 19 students and a school police officer who eventually subdued him with the help of an assistant principal at a high school near Pittsburgh on Wednesday, a police chief said.
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US stocks move higher as earnings get underway

April 9, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose for a second straight day Wednesday, helped by surprisingly strong earnings from aluminum giant Alcoa. Technology stocks recovered from a drubbing over the past week.
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Wall Street climbs for second day, Fed minutes on tap

April 9, 2014
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By Angela Moon NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose for a second session on Wednesday, buoyed by a rise in Alcoa shares ahead of the release of minutes from the latest Federal Open Market Committee meeting.
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Pistorius testifies about killing girlfriend

April 9, 2014
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PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius testified at his murder trial on Wednesday that girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp died in his arms after he shot her in his home last year.
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Some docs getting millions from Medicare

April 9, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare paid a tiny group of doctors $3 million or more apiece in 2012. One got nearly $21 million.
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Market mood steadies after Alcoa earnings

April 9, 2014
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LONDON (AP) — A solid start to the U.S. quarterly corporate reporting season helped shore up the mood across financial markets on Wednesday, ahead of the minutes to the last policy meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve.
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Non-banks notch a win in long-running derivatives battle

April 9, 2014
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