Archive for April 28th, 2014

Tornadoes kill 16 in three states

April 28, 2014
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Minimum wage seems set to join list of issues buried in Congress

April 28, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The push by President Barack Obama and Senate Democrats to raise the federal minimum wage seems ready to join the parade of issues that gets buried in Congress but — the party hopes — propels voters to the polls this November.
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Obama, black leaders speak out against Sterling’s alleged comments

April 28, 2014
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Black leaders joined President Barack Obama on Sunday in speaking out against racist remarks reportedly made by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, and urged the NBA to act quickly.
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Tornadoes kill 16 in Arkansas, 1 in Oklahoma

April 28, 2014
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VILONIA, Ark. (AP) — Three years after a tornado devastated the Little Rock suburb of Vilonia, its residents again huddled in storm cellars as the most powerful twister this year carved an 80-mile path of destruction through suburbs north of the state capital, killing at least 16 people.
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MIDEAST WEEKAHEAD-Euphoric small investors let Dubai bourse defy gravity

April 28, 2014
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* Dubai index up 50 pct in 2014 after doubling last year
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European stocks rise on M&A, Bayer’s earnings

April 28, 2014
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* FTSEurofirst 300 up 0.4 pct, Euro STOXX 50 up 0.7 pct
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Tornadoes strike central, southern U.S., killing 12

April 28, 2014
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MAYFLOWER, Ark. (AP) — A broad tornado sliced through Little Rock’s suburbs Sunday, killing at least 11 people and leaving behind a miles-long path of destruction as a powerful system rumbling off the Plains provided a violent kick-start to the nation’s tornado season.
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Obama blasts Sterling’s alleged comments

April 28, 2014
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Black leaders joined President Barack Obama on Sunday in speaking out against racist remarks reportedly made by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, and urged the NBA to act quickly.
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Pfizer confirms desire to buy AstraZeneca

April 28, 2014
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LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. drugmaker Pfizer made a bid approach to AstraZeneca in January and contacted its British rival again on April 26 seeking to renew discussions about a takeover, the U.S. firm said on Monday.
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Swedbank says Ukraine concerns may hurt loan demand after in-line first-quarter results

April 28, 2014
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STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Swedish banking group Swedbank said on Monday events in Ukraine could curb an expected increase in credit demand after posting first-quarter earnings largely in line with forecasts.
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