Archive for May 7th, 2014

Pussy Riot’s lost weekend in Washington

May 7, 2014
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Before they were a punch line in Joel McHale’s tart monologue ­— “America, where everyone can be a Pussy Riot” — the real Pussy Riot came to Washington for that long weekend when the city’s political class preens for Hollywood, itself, or both. Two members of the Russian feminist punk collective known for hiding...
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Fla. police: Deadly mansion fire was intentional

May 7, 2014
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Angry Beaver Causes Panic, Delays Traffic 4 views
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Fox 3Q earnings top expectations

May 7, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. reported third-quarter earnings that topped analyst expectations as revenue grew thanks to higher advertising sales and a popular Super Bowl.
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Dow, S&P gain on Yellen; Nasdaq ends down for 2nd day

May 7, 2014
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By Angela Moon NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks mostly rose on Wednesday after comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signalled continued support for the economy, but the Nasdaq fell for a second session as momentum names sold off.
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3 dead in fire at ex-tennis star’s Fla. home

May 7, 2014
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Firefighters found three bodies in a burning mansion owned by former tennis star James Blake, who was renting out the Tampa Bay-area house and not there at the time, officials said Wednesday.
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Putin: Troops have pulled back from Ukraine border

May 7, 2014
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MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has pulled back its troops from the Ukrainian border, Vladimir Putin told diplomats Wednesday as he urged insurgents in southeastern Ukraine to postpone their planned referendum Sunday on autonomy.
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Stocks trade mixed; Dow rises while tech skids

May 7, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is mostly higher in midday trading even as several Internet companies including AOL and Groupon take a plunge.
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Wall Steet flat after selloff, but Nasdaq continues to fall

May 7, 2014
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By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks were little changed on Wednesday, but the Nasdaq slid for a second day, dragged lower by weakness in Internet shares.
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GOP establishment favorite wins in N.C.

May 7, 2014
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By John Whitesides WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A North Carolina Republican backed by the party establishment fought off Tea Party and Christian conservative rivals on Tuesday to win the nomination to take on vulnerable Democratic Senator Kay Hagan in November.
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Court forces out Thai leader, part of her Cabinet

May 7, 2014
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BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s prime minister was ordered by a court to step down Wednesday in a divisive ruling that handed a victory to anti-government protesters who have staged six months of street protests — but does little to resolve the country’s political crisis.
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