Archive for May 21st, 2014

Critics: New monument risks border security

May 21, 2014
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — President Barack Obama has designated nearly a half-million acres of rugged desert terrain along the U.S.-Mexico border as the nation’s newest national monument.
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Three tornadoes touch down in Denver suburb of Aurora

May 21, 2014
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DENVER (Reuters) – Three tornadoes touched down on Wednesday in the Denver suburb of Aurora, but no damage was immediately reported, a National Weather Service meteorologist said.
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US stocks recover; Tiffany shines on earnings gain

May 21, 2014
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Major U.S. stock indexes mounted a solid comeback Wednesday, recovering their losses from the prior day and finishing on track for a weekly gain.
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Fed commentary drives broad TSX gains

May 21, 2014
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By John Tilak TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index climbed on Wednesday after comments from the Federal Reserve assured investors of the central bank’s commitment to gradually withdraw support to the U.S. economy and helped drive gains across all major sectors.
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48 killed in Nigerian attacks

May 21, 2014
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JOS, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram militants attacked three villages in Nigeria, killing 48 people, residents said Wednesday, as rescue workers in the central city of Jos searched for the missing a day after two car bombs killed more than 100.
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Did Cooper Stock really have to die?

May 21, 2014
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Did Cooper Stock really have to die?

Cooper Stock was holding his father’s hand. That’s what he always did when he crossed the street, even though he was already 9 years old, even when the street was right in front of his apartment building at West End Avenue and 97th Street in New York City, even though he had been crossing...
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Wizz Air set to announce London IPO on Thursday – source

May 21, 2014
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LONDON, May 21 (Reuters) – Hungarian low-cost airline WizzAir is set to unveil plans for a London initial public offeringon Thursday, a source familiar with the matter said, revivingstock market listing plans for Central and Eastern Europe’slargest budget airline.
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Wall Street rebounds after selloff; Fed minutes awaited

May 21, 2014
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By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks rebounded on Wednesday, reversing a broad selloff in the prior session, ahead of the release of minutes from the most recent meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve.
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Mainstream Republicans face down tea party tests

May 21, 2014
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Washington (AFP) – Mainstream US Republicans led by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell defeated Tea Party challengers in key primaries, setting the stage for their bid to regain full control of Congress in November.
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Egypt’s ousted leader Mubarak gets three years in jail

May 21, 2014
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CAIRO (Reuters) – An Egyptian court on Wednesday sentenced ousted president Hosni Mubarak to three years in prison on charges of stealing public funds.
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