Archive for April, 2014

Aquarius Platinum third-quarter core earnings fall

April 29, 2014
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(Reuters) – Aquarius Platinum Ltd, the world’s fourth-largest platinum miner, reported a fall in revenue and core operational earnings for the third-quarter from a year earlier.
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Asian stocks muted, Europe shows more life

April 29, 2014
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By Wayne Cole SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets put in an indecisive performance on Tuesday as caution ahead of some major events this week overshadowed a late rally on Wall Street, though futures pointed to opening gains for European stocks.
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Tornadoes cause damage, injuries in Miss., Ala.

April 29, 2014
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TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — At least three tornados flattened homes and businesses, flipped trucks over on highways and injured an unknown number of people in Mississippi and Alabama on Monday as a massive, dangerous storm system passed over several states in the South, also threatening to unleash severe thunderstorms, damaging hail and flash floods.
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Asia shares, major currencies cautious before key events

April 29, 2014
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By Wayne Cole SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets crept cautiously higher on Tuesday after Wall Street notched up a late rally, but conviction was sorely lacking with Tokyo shut for a holiday and plenty of major events looming later in the week.
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S&P 500, Dow end up after late rebound; Apple, Pfizer lift

April 29, 2014
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By Caroline Valetkevitch
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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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