Archive for June 7th, 2014

Tributes for Maya Angelou at service

June 7, 2014
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama is remembering poet, orator and sage Maya Angelou (MY’-uh AN’-juh-loh) as the first person who let her know she could be a strong, powerful and smart black woman.
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Tracy Morgan in intensive care after 6-car crash

June 7, 2014
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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan was in intensive care Saturday after the limousine bus he was riding in was involved in a multi-vehicle accident on the New Jersey Turnpike, state police said.
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Acting VA chief: Payback will be punished

June 7, 2014
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SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Investigators said they are examining allegations that supervisors in the veterans’ health system retaliated against 37 employees who complained about practices such as falsified records used to cover up months-long delays in scheduling appointments. The acting VA chief said such reprisals would not be tolerated.
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Petro Poroshenko sworn in as Ukraine’s president

June 7, 2014
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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s new president on Saturday called for dialogue with the country’s east, gripped by a violent separatist insurgency, and for armed groups to lay down their weapons but said he won’t talk with rebels he called “gangsters and killers.”
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Wall Street Weekahead – S&P 500 nearing the 2K summit

June 7, 2014
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By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK (Reuters) – Investors have spent several months deciphering the mixed signals from the U.S. economy, and yet the S&P 500 has kept moving higher, slowly but surely, putting it just shy of the 2,000 mark.
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