Archive for August 28th, 2014

US bank earnings up 5.2 pct in 2Q

August 28, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. banks’ earnings rose 5.2 percent in the April-June quarter from a year earlier, as banks reduced their expenses and lending marked its fastest pace since 2007.
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Wall Street dips on Ukraine concerns despite strong data

August 28, 2014
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By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks fell on Thursday after Ukraine’s president said Russian forces had been brought into his country, bringing concerns over the volatile region back into focus and overshadowing some positive economic data.
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Matt Bai: Obama’s Anti-Doctrine Doctrine

August 28, 2014
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Matt Bai: Obama’s Anti-Doctrine Doctrine


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Strategic Ukraine town under rebel control

August 28, 2014
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NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — The strategically positioned southeastern Ukraine town of Novoazovsk appears firmly under the control of Russia-backed separatists as concerns grow about the opening of a new front in the Ukraine conflict.
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Sister of Boston suspects charged in N.Y. bomb threat

August 28, 2014
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The sister of the accused Boston Marathon bombers was arrested in New York City for threatening a woman over the phone, saying she could “put a bomb on you,” police said on Wednesday.
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Father acquitted of shooting sons’ killer

August 28, 2014
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A Texas jury on Wednesday found a father not guilty of shooting dead a suspected drunk driver who hit and killed his two sons while they pushed a truck down a country road late at night.
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