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Dow, S&P 500 Close At Record Highs

November 27, 2013 4:15 PM0 comments
Dow, S&P 500 Close At Record Highs

NEW YORK – The Dow and the S&P 500 closed at record highs on Wednesday, led by Hewlett-Packard’s jump a day after the personal computer maker’s earnings, while the Nasdaq finished at a 13-year high. The tech-heavy Nasdaq got its biggest boost from Apple Inc , which rose 2.4 percent […]

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H&M: ‘Living Wage’ Coming To Textile Workers By 2018

November 25, 2013 8:46 AM0 comments

BERLIN, Nov 25 = Hennes & Mauritz, the world’s second-largest clothing retailer, laid out a plan on Monday to pay a fair “living wage” to some 850,000 textile workers by 2018, saying governments were acting too slowly. “We believe that the wage development, driven by for example governments in some […]

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John Kerry Says Iran Talks Far From Over Following Nuclear Deal

November 24, 2013 9:22 PM0 comments
John Kerry Says Iran Talks Far From Over Following Nuclear Deal

GENEVA, Nov 25 – Saturday night had turned into Sunday morning and four days of talks over Iran’s nuclear programme had already gone so far over schedule that the Geneva Intercontinental Hotel had been given over to another event. A black tie charity ball was finishing up and singers with […]

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Tea Party Republicans Backed By Big Corporate Players Following Shutdown

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Tea Party Republicans Backed By Big Corporate Players Following Shutdown

WASHINGTON, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Business groups waged a fierce lobbying campaign last month to convince Republicans to re-open the government and raise the debt ceiling, but many of the most influential U.S. corporations have not cut off support to lawmakers who did not heed their appeal. Eight of the […]

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EPA Faces Challenges To Air Pollution Authority In Supreme Court Cases

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EPA Faces Challenges To Air Pollution Authority In Supreme Court Cases

WASHINGTON, Nov 24 – The U.S. government’s authority to regulate air pollution nationwide, often against the wishes of Republican-leaning states, could face new curbs when the U.S. Supreme Court takes on two high-stakes cases in coming months. The cases focus on the broad-ranging power wielded by the U.S. Environmental Protection […]

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Microsoft (NADAQ: MSFT) Sells Over 1 Million Xbox One Consoles In 24 Hours

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Microsoft (NADAQ: MSFT) Sells Over 1 Million Xbox One Consoles In 24 Hours

SAN FRANCISCO – Microsoft Corp sold over 1 million of its new Xbox One game consoles within 24 hours of their hitting store shelves on Friday, on par with Sony Corp’s PlayStation 4 despite launching in far more countries. The new console, which launched in 13 countries, set a record […]

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Disgruntled Microsoft (NASDAQ MSFT) Shareholders Push for Ouster of Bill Gates

October 2, 2013 2:34 PM0 comments
Disgruntled Microsoft (NASDAQ MSFT) Shareholders Push for Ouster of Bill Gates

As Microsoft (MSFT) scours the tech (and auto) world for a replacement for CEO Steve Ballmer, at least some of the software maker’s investors are pushing for the exit of Bill Gates as well. The talk about the future of Gates, one of the world’s richest and most influential people, […]

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eMediaWorld.com – Another Radioactive Leak Reported At Fukushima

October 1, 2013 8:27 PM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com – Another Radioactive Leak Reported At Fukushima

TOKYO, – The operator of Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant said on Tuesday that four tonnes of rainwater contaminated with low levels of radiation leaked during an operation to transfer the water between tank holding areas. Tokyo Electric Power Co, or Tepco, has been trying to contain contaminated water at […]

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Stocks (NASDAQ,AMEX,NYSE,OTC) Tumble As Government Shutdown Nears

September 30, 2013 9:46 AM0 comments
Stocks (NASDAQ,AMEX,NYSE,OTC) Tumble As Government Shutdown Nears

NEW YORK — Stocks sank Monday as Wall Street worried that a budget fight in Washington could lead to something much worse for the economy_ a failure to raise the nation’s borrowing limit. It has become all but certain that the federal government will partially shut down for the first […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Deadly Pakistan quake creates new island

September 25, 2013 7:17 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports Deadly Pakistan quake creates new island

KHUZDAR, PAKISTAN – A new island appeared off Pakistan after a deadly 7.7-magnitude quake struck Tuesday afternoon in Baluchistan province’s Awaran district — a dirt-poor expanse of land that is roughly the size of Wales. “The island, which is up to 100 feet high and 200 feet wide, surfaced after […]

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