Archive for April 10th, 2014

Health secretary Sebelius resigning from post

April 10, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning after the rocky rollout of President Barack Obama’s signature health care law, a White House official said Thursday.
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More than 100 get virus on California cruise

April 10, 2014
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SAN DIEGO (AP) — More than 100 passengers have contracted the highly contagious norovirus on a ship that is touring the California coast. But the cruise line said Thursday it has no plans to end the voyage early.
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Investors flee tech stocks again, pummeling Nasdaq

April 10, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — The high-flyers are laying the stock market low — once again.
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Investor group offers to buy Mt. Gox for 1 bitcoin – WSJ

April 10, 2014
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REUTERS – A group of investors is seeking to buy bankrupt bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox for a token payment of one bitcoin, or about $400, the Wall Street Journal reported citing sources.
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DOJ: Albuquerque police used ‘patterns of excessive force’

April 10, 2014
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday said institutional reform centered on more training and tools for officers is needed to curb the “patterns of excessive force” that were turned up by a civil investigation of the Albuquerque Police Department.
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Lawyer: Pa. stabbing suspect ‘confused, scared and depressed’

April 10, 2014
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Alex Hribal, the 16-year-old student who police say stabbed 22 people at his Pennsylvania high school Wednesday, is “confused, scared and depressed,” his attorney told ABC News in an exclusive interview.
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New possible sound detected in hunt for lost jet

April 10, 2014
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PERTH, Australia (AP) — An Australian aircraft hunting for the missing Malaysian jet picked up a new possible underwater signal on Thursday in the same area search crews previously detected sounds that were consistent with an aircraft’s black boxes.
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The Koch brothers’ ‘secret bank’ steps out of the shadows

April 10, 2014
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Eight months ago, Politico tagged a little-known trade association called Freedom Partners as “the Koch brothers’ secret bank.” The Arlington-Va.-based organization, founded in 2011, had been bankrolling a sprawling network of conservative advocacy groups with the assistance of billionaire businessmen Charles and David Koch.
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US close: Stocks surge after Fed minutes, Alcoa kicks off earnings season

April 10, 2014
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LONDON (ShareCast) – - Fed minutes reveal dovish stance- Indices bounce back after recent falls- Alcoa (NYSE: AA – news) kicks off earnings season positively- Internet, biotech stocks rebound
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China to permit cross-border stock trading with HK

April 10, 2014
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HONG KONG (AP) — China unveiled a plan Thursday to give foreign investors greater access to its stock market by allowing investors in Shanghai and Hong Kong to trade shares on each other’s exchanges.
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