Archive for April 16th, 2014

Separatists take armor from Ukraine forces

April 16, 2014
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By Gabriela Baczynska and Thomas Grove
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Families face agonizing wait after South Korea ferry disaster

April 16, 2014
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By Narae Kim JINDO, South Korea (Reuters) – For the parents of the many teenagers still missing after the Sewol ferry capsized off the coast of South Korea, the wait for news – good or bad – is almost unbearable.
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World shares up on China growth relief; dollar slips

April 16, 2014
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By Herbert Lash NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global equity markets advanced broadly on Wednesday after China reported growth that beat expectations, providing relief to investors worried about the Chinese economy, while the dollar slid on the growing view the Federal Reserve will keep interest rates lower than normal for a few years.
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Wall Street regulator to consider mandating broker background checks

April 16, 2014
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Wall Street’s self-funded regulator announced on Wednesday it will soon consider whether to propose new rules to require background checks for brokers.
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Nearly 300 missing in South Korea ferry disaster

April 16, 2014
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A multi-story ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea’s southern coast Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by ships and helicopters. At least three people were confirmed dead and 55 injured.
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Combat vehicles in east Ukraine fly Russian flag

April 16, 2014
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SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) — A column of armored vehicles flying Russian flags drove into a Ukrainian city controlled by pro-Russia demonstrators Wednesday, dampening the central government’s hopes to re-establish control over restive eastern Ukraine.
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Danske Bank fined by Nasdaq OMX bourse

April 16, 2014
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April 16 (Reuters) – Nasdaq OMX in Stockholm said it haddecided to order Denmark’s Danske Bank (Other OTC: DNSKF – news) to pay a fineof 500,000 Swedish crowns ($76,100) for breaching trading rules.
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Irish real estate fund raises 200 million euros in market debut

April 16, 2014
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DUBLIN (Reuters) – Irish Residential Property REIT (IRPR) raised 200 million euros (164 million pounds) in a stock market listing, meeting its target as it became the third such real estate investment trust to launch in Ireland in the last year.
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2 dead after ferry sinks off S. Korea coast

April 16, 2014
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — More than 100 people were still unaccounted Wednesday several hours after a ferry carrying 476, most of them high school students, sank in cold waters off South Korea’s southern coast, killing at least two and injuring 14, officials said.
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Man charged with hoax near marathon finish line

April 16, 2014
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BOSTON (AP) — A man taken into custody near the Boston Marathon finish line late Tuesday, the anniversary of the deadly pressure cooker bombings, had a rice cooker in his backpack and was being charged with possession of a hoax device, police said.
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