Archive for May 5th, 2014

High court ruling favors prayer at council meeting

May 5, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Prayers that open town council meetings do not violate the Constitution even if they routinely stress Christianity, a divided Supreme Court ruled Monday.
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Survivors struggle after Afghan mudslide

May 5, 2014
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Ada County candidate could be first openly gay Idaho Republican 2:04
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Malaysian plane’s likely flight path gets 2nd look

May 5, 2014
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SYDNEY (AP) — An international panel of experts will re-examine all data gathered in the nearly two-month hunt for the missing Malaysia jet to ensure search crews who have been scouring a desolate patch of ocean for the plane have been looking in the right place, officials said Monday.
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Okla. wildfire kills 1, forces residents to flee

May 5, 2014
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(Reuters) – A wildfire stoked by high winds and temperatures near 100 Fahrenheit (38 Celsius) killed at least one man, destroyed several houses and forced people to flee near the Oklahoma town of Guthrie on Sunday, officials and local media said.
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Doubts grow over Sensex rally as earnings disappoint

May 5, 2014
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By Abhishek Vishnoi MUMBAI (Reuters) – A rally that’s taken India’s stock market to record highs faces a reality check as profits at some blue chips have been bolstered by non-operating items such as tax credits and investments, rather than by a revival in demand.
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Fall in US unemployment rate fails to enthuse markets

May 5, 2014
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Headline economic data releases point out that a gradual and sustained recovery in the US economy is underway. But it is quite surprising to note that the US Dollar and US 10-year yields have not been inching higher and remain well below the highs seen in 2013, after the Federal Reserve first announced its...
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U.S. Watches While Ukraine Burns

May 5, 2014
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As violence worsened in Ukraine over the weekend, U.S. lawmakers appeared on the Sunday talk shows to call for new and harsher sanctions on Russia. Many U.S. officials believe the government of Russian President Vladimir Putin is orchestrating the widespread takeover of government buildings in east Ukraine by ethnic Russians who want to see...
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Acrobats fall during Ringling Bros. circus stunt

May 5, 2014
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A support frame collapsed during an aerial hair-hanging stunt at a circus performance Sunday, sending eight acrobats plummeting to the ground. Nine performers were seriously injured in the fall, including a dancer below, while an unknown number of others suffered less serious injuries.
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