Archive for July 18th, 2014

Court delays benefits for Utah gay couples

July 18, 2014
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More than 1,000 same-sex married couples in Utah must wait longer for state benefits after the U.S. Supreme Court granted the state a stay on an order requiring it to recognize the marriages.
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Obama: Flight MH17 crash an ‘outrage’

July 18, 2014
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President Obama on Friday called the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 an “outrage of unspeakable proportions,” declared it a “wake-up call” for timid European leaders, and all but laid blame for the tragedy directly at the doorstep of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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US stocks mount strong rebound on company earnings

July 18, 2014
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Investors jumped on a wave of strong corporate financial results Friday, propelling stocks higher for the third time in five days.
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Energy, CP Rail shares push TSX to record high

July 18, 2014
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By John Tilak TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index advanced on Friday to its highest ever-level as gains in shares of energy producers and Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd helped the market overcome worries about heightening tensions in Ukraine.
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Missile took down jet in Ukraine, officials say

July 18, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) — American intelligence authorities believe a surface-to-air missile took down a passenger jet in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, a U.S. official said, but the Obama administration was still scrambling to confirm who launched the strike and whether there were American citizens killed in the crash.
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U.S.: Israel must do more to protect Gaza civilians

July 18, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration accused Israel on Thursday of failing to do all it can to prevent civilian casualties in Gaza during cross-border attacks.
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Twitter to unveil new metrics to show wider reach – WSJ

July 18, 2014
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(Reuters) – Twitter Inc, which has been struggling to revive flagging user growth, is expected to introduce new metrics to show that its microblogging service has a wider audience who may not necessarily be logged in to their accounts, the Wall Street Journal reported.
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TCS surges on better-than-expected quarterly earnings

July 18, 2014
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MUMBAI (Reuters) – Shares in Tata Consultancy Services , India’s biggest software services exporter, rose 3.8 percent in early trading after its April-June profit and sequential U.S. dollar revenue growth of 5.5 percent beat estimates.
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