Archive for May 6th, 2014

Photos compare school lunches around the world

May 6, 2014
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SEATTLE (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama is on a mission to make American school lunches healthier by replacing greasy pizza and french fries with whole grains, low fat protein, fresh fruit and vegetables.
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U.S. team to help Nigeria search for girls

May 6, 2014
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Warning that “time is of the essence,” the United States announced Tuesday that it would assemble a special team in Nigeria to help that country’s government rescue more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls before they are sold into slavery or killed.
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Mystery of Toronto mayor’s whereabouts deepens

May 6, 2014
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The mystery of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s whereabouts has deepened, following reports that Ford did not enter the United States via Chicago last week, as expected.
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Pistorius’s housekeeper was also inside home

May 6, 2014
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Someone else was inside Oscar Pistorius’ home in Pretoria, South Africa, the night the athlete shot his girlfriend to death — his longtime housekeeper, Frank Chiziweni.
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Stocks fall in morning trading on mixed earnings

May 6, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are falling in morning trading Tuesday following mixed earnings news from U.S. companies. Investors are waiting for testimony from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on the economy later today. A new report showed that housing prices rose in March, but at a slower pace than a month earlier.
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Wall Street dips with financials; Twitter down as lock-up expires

May 6, 2014
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By Angela Moon NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street edged lower on Tuesday, led by losses in financial stocks, while the technology sector was weighed by a selloff in shares of Twitter.
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White House to unveil dire climate warning

May 6, 2014
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By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration will release an updated report on Tuesday showing how climate change touches every part of the country, as the administration seeks to convince the American public on the need for a crackdown on carbon pollution.
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Ukraine says 30 pro-Russian insurgents killed

May 6, 2014
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DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s Interior Minister said Tuesday that 30 pro-Russian insurgents were killed during operations to expunge anti-government forces in and near a city in the east, while the Kiev authorities attempted to reassert control over the southern region of Odessa by appointing a new governor there.
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Canara Bank falls; earnings concerns surface

May 6, 2014
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Reuters Market Eye – Shares in Canara Bank Ltd(CNBK.NS) fall after dealers say the bank’s January-March quarterly net profit was boosted by a tax refund they estimated at 1 billion rupees ($16.62 million).
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European stocks notch up modest gains after U.S. data, earnings boosts

May 6, 2014
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By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) – The dollar fell to a 6-1/2 month low on Tuesday despite signs the U.S. economy is emerging from a particularly harsh winter-induced slowdown.
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