Archive for July 8th, 2014

Shebab militants attack Somalia’s presidential palace

July 8, 2014
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Somalia’s Islamist Shebab rebels carried out a major bomb and armed assault against the country’s presidential palace late Tuesday, penetrating the heavily-fortified complex before blowing themselves up.
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2 dead in Wash. medical complex shooting

July 8, 2014
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2 killed in Rockwood Cancer Treatment Center shooting 3:26
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Stocks fall for a second day; Nasdaq slumps

July 8, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are falling in afternoon trading Tuesday as investors await corporate earnings reports this week. Technology and small companies fell sharply. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped below 17,000 for the first time since crossing that threshold last week on news that employers have been hiring more.
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Stocks fall on earnings outlook, dollar eases

July 8, 2014
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By Herbert Lash NEW YORK (Reuters) – The dollar eased and global equity markets fell on Tuesday as investors stepped back ahead of second-quarter earnings reports and after successive record highs last week for several major stock indices.
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Regulators fast-track novel leukemia therapy

July 8, 2014
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Washington (AFP) – US regulators on Monday put an experimental immunotherapy agent on the fast track to market approval, after 89 percent of leukemia patients in early trials saw their cancers disappear.
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Israel launches military offensive against Gaza

July 8, 2014
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JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military launched what could be a long-term offensive against the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Tuesday striking nearly 100 sites in Gaza and mobilizing troops for a possible ground invasion aimed at stopping a heavy barrage of rocket attacks against Israel.
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Europe’s stocks, periphery’s bonds dip as banks fined, QE hopes dim

July 8, 2014
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By John Geddie LONDON (Reuters) – Europe’s main stock indices and lower-rated government bonds slipped on Tuesday amid reports of new U.S. fines for banks and dimming prospects the European Central Bank will launch an asset- purchase programme.
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Europe’s stocks, periphery’s bonds dip as banks fined, QE hopes dim

July 8, 2014
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* Stocks lower on reports of German bank fines
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Poll: Americans are down on America

July 8, 2014
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We’re No. 33! That’s the bottom line in a new Gallup poll measuring the extent of freedom in 135 countries. Only 79% of Americans say they’re satisfied with their freedom to choose what to do with their lives, down from 87% in 2008. The top five nations where people feel most satisfied with their...
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Israel launches attack on Gaza militants as part of ‘Operation Protective Edge’

July 8, 2014
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By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Allyn Fisher-Ilan
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