Archive for May 1st, 2014

Colombian shaman dismisses role in UK teen’s death

May 1, 2014
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BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A Colombian shaman is showing no remorse and taking no responsibility for the death of a British teenager who drank a hallucinogen during a tribal ritual.
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3 missing prisoners located after Florida blast

May 1, 2014
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PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — An apparent gas explosion all but destroyed a jail in the Florida Panhandle, killing two inmates and injuring more than 180 people, and officials lost track of three inmates in the chaos, authorities said Thursday.
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A muddled finish for US stocks as earnings flow in

May 1, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are ending more or less where they started as several companies reported earnings that disappointed investors.
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LinkedIn’s first-quarter revenue outpaces Wall Street estimates

May 1, 2014
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – LinkedIn Corp posted a higher-than-expected 46 percent increase in quarterly revenue, amid concerns that the company is struggling to sustain its rapid pace of growth.
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Abu Dhabi’s Senaat shelves IPO plans – sources

May 1, 2014
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* IPO had been expected by summer this year
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US stocks little changed; jobless claims rise

May 1, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is opening little changed as investors absorb news about the jobs market and corporate deals.
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New video emerges from inside South Korean ferry as ship sank

May 1, 2014
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  A heartbreaking new video taken inside a capsized South Korean ferry shows that students were told to stay in their cabins even as the ship’s crew and captain fled to safety.
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Toronto mayor takes leave of absence

May 1, 2014
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TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford will take a leave of absence to seek help for substance abuse, his lawyer said Wednesday, as a report surfaced about a second video of the mayor smoking what appears to be crack cocaine.
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Berkshire share gains may offer Buffett cover at annual meeting

May 1, 2014
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By Luciana Lopez OMAHA Nebraska (Reuters) – A ho-hum stock market so far this year may be just what Berkshire Hathaway shareholders needed.
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Lloyds Bank to float TSB before the end of June

May 1, 2014
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LONDON (Reuters) – Lloyds Banking Group plans to sell off at least 25 percent of its TSB business in a stock market flotation before the end of June, Finance Director George Culmer told reporters on a conference call.
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