Archive for June 11th, 2014

Cantor loss touches off ‘Game of Thrones’ House GOP struggle

June 11, 2014
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Cantor loss touches off ‘Game of Thrones’ House GOP struggle


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NASA scrubs Mars ‘flying saucer’ test

June 11, 2014
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bad weather is preventing NASA from launching a “flying saucer” into Earth’s atmosphere to test technology that could be used to land on Mars.
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Goldman, Bain to pay $121 million in LBO collusion settlement

June 11, 2014
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By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) – Goldman Sachs Group Inc will pay $67 million and Bain Capital Partners LLC will pay $54 million to settle their portions of a lawsuit accusing several big private equity firms of conspiring not to outbid each other in takeovers.
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Wall Street ends lower after World Bank cuts forecast

June 11, 2014
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By Caroline Valetkevitch
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‘No place else like this’: The 74 school shootings since Newtown

June 11, 2014
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‘No place else like this’: The 74 school shootings since Newtown

For Americans, the scene was mind-numbingly familiar.
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FBI opens criminal probe into VA after scathing report

June 11, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI has opened a criminal investigation into the Department of Veterans Affairs after a scathing watchdog report that found systemic problems in the medical system for military veterans, FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday.
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Wall Street dips, but tech helps Nasdaq

June 11, 2014
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By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks slipped on Wednesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 pulling back from record levels, though strength in a number of large-cap tech names kept the Nasdaq near breakeven territory.
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Dubai’s Emaar Malls attracts strong demand for debut sukuk

June 11, 2014
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* Raises $750 mln via Islamic bond sale
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