Archive for November 19th, 2012

Militant group says attack on Gaza media center killed top fighter

November 19, 2012
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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad says an Israeli strike on a Gaza media center has killed one of its top militant leaders.
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The soldiers from ‘The Outpost’ tell their story

November 19, 2012
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Political Punch On October 3, 2009, I was welcoming my newborn son Jack into the world. I caught a news story out of the corner of my eye about an attack on a U.S. military outpost in Afghanistan, Compound Outpost Keating.  A small group of 53 American troops  stationed at the remote outpost fought...
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Wall Street bounces on budget talk optimism, housing data

November 19, 2012
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street bounced on Monday as investors were heartened by signs of progress in talks to resolve the fiscal crunch and data that showed the recovery in the housing sector was gaining strength.
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US stocks higher at midday

November 19, 2012
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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are sharply higher at midday on Wall Street. The Dow Jones industrial average is up 154 points at 12,743. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index is up 20 at 1,380. And the Nasdaq composite index is up 44 points at 2,897.
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Horseback Riding Camps – An Excellent Summer Activity for Kids

November 19, 2012
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Obama to people of Myanmar: America ‘is with you’

November 19, 2012
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YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — In a historic breakthrough, President Barack Obama on Monday stepped onto the soil of long-shunned Myanmar and into the flag-waving embrace of its once repressed people. “You gave us hope,” he declared, the first U.S. president to visit what not long ago had been an international outcast.
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Palestinian civilian toll climbs in Gaza

November 19, 2012
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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Palestinian civilian death toll mounted Monday as Israeli aircraft struck densely populated areas in the Gaza Strip in a campaign to quell militant rocket fire menacing nearly half of Israel‘s population.
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FTSE bounces back on U.S. fiscal talk optimism

November 19, 2012
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s top shares rose on Monday, recovering some of last week’s steep falls, on optimism for a deal in Washington to avoid imminent contractionary spending cuts and tax rises.
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Citi on track to cut 300 sales and trading jobs in 2012: WSJ

November 19, 2012
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(Reuters) – Citigroup Inc is on track to cut 300 sales and trading jobs globally this year, as part of its plan to streamline its banking operations, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people briefed on the process.
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Israeli air strike kills 11 civilians in Gaza

November 19, 2012
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GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – An Israeli missile killed at least 11 Palestinian civilians including four children in Gaza on Sunday, medical officials said, apparently an attack on a top militant that brought a three-storey home crashing down.
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