Archive for June 5th, 2014

Stocks head higher after ECB takes new steps

June 5, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market steamed higher Thursday, a day ahead of the government’s closely watched monthly jobs report. Major indexes in Europe rose and the euro weakened against the dollar after the European Central Bank took new steps to boost the region’s sluggish economy.
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Mining industry reeling from ‘terrible year’ in 2013

June 5, 2014
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The world’s biggest mining companies saw their results crushed last year and their stock market values slashed in one of the toughest years in memory, a report by PwC says.
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Boko Haram militants slaughter hundreds

June 5, 2014
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MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram militants dressed as soldiers slaughtered at least 200 civilians in three villages in northeastern Nigeria and the military failed to intervene even though it was warned that an attack was imminent, witnesses said on Thursday.
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Violence against women: What is — and is not — different this time

June 5, 2014
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The 25-year-old gunman entered the crowded classroom early that morning, armed with a rifle and a hunting knife. Before the 60 students could really register what was happening, he’d ordered the men to leave, then opened fire on the women, shouting, “You’re all a bunch of feminists, and I hate feminists!” By the time...
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GM recall probe finds no cover-up, clears top executives -source

June 5, 2014
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By Ben Klayman WARREN Mich. (Reuters) – General Motors Co has found senior executives were not to blame for a delayed vehicle recall involving defective ignition switches linked to at least 13 deaths, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday.
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Shares in UK’s OneSavings Bank rise in London debut

June 5, 2014
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LONDON (Reuters) – Shares in British lender OneSavings Bank OSBO.L rose in their London stock market debut on Thursday, after the company set the offer price for its initial public offering (IPO) at 170 pence a share, valuing it at 413 million pounds ($692 million).
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Manhunt for suspect after 3 officers killed in Canada

June 5, 2014
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MONCTON, New Brunswick (AP) — Three police officers were shot dead and two others were injured in a rare case of gun violence in the east coast Canadian province of New Brunswick, officials said. A massive manhunt was underway.
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GM recall probe to clear senior execs: WSJ

June 5, 2014
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(Reuters) – An internal probe of General Motors Co’s GM.N delay in recalling cars with defective ignition switches linked to at least 13 deaths is expected to conclude there was no concerted coverup and clear senior management of blame, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
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GM recall probe to clear senior execs, finds no concerted coverup: WSJ

June 5, 2014
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(Reuters) – An internal probe of General Motors Co’s GM.N delay in recalling cars with defective ignition switches linked to at least 13 deaths is expected to conclude there was no concerted coverup and clear senior management of blame, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
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GM recall probe to clear top brass, sees no concerted coverup – WSJ

June 5, 2014
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(Reuters) – An internal probe of General Motors Co’s delay in recalling defective cars is expected to conclude there was no concerted coverup, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
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