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White supremacist pleads guilty in Pacific Northwest killing spree »

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(Reuters) – A white supremacist convicted of killing two people and accused of killing two more during a violent road trip across the Pacific Northwest pleaded guilty on Wednesday in federal court in Oregon to two counts of carjacking resulting in death, his attorney said.…

Apr 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Explosion rocks large natural gas processing plant in Wyoming »

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(Reuters) – An explosion on Wednesday rocked a natural gas-processing plant in Wyoming that can churn out about 2 percent of the daily U.S. gas supply, though no injuries were reported. Powered by WPeMatico…

Apr 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Probe of Gacy serial killings resolves unrelated 1978 Illinois murder »

(Reuters) – Illinois investigators trying to put names to the last unidentified victims of executed serial killer John Wayne Gacy have solved the unrelated 1978 disappearance of another man, officials said on Wednesday. Powered by WPeMatico…

Apr 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Financial markets

UPDATE 1-Transurban in $6.6 bln deal to buy Queensland Motorways »

* Transurban shares on trading halt pending release of details (Recasts lead, adds details throughout) Powered by WPeMatico…

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UPDATE 2-Explosion rocks large natural gas processing plant in Wyoming »

April 23 (Reuters) – An explosion on Wednesday rocked a natural gas-processing plant in Wyoming that can churn out about 2 percent of the daily…

Apr 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

S&P warns of bank rating 'uncertainties' in independent Scotland »

April 24 (Reuters) – Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s said there were “important considerations and uncertainties” that factored into the creditworthiness of banks should Scotland…

Apr 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

THAILAND PRESS-SMEs need grace period on loan – The Nation »

The trend of small-to-medium-sized enterprises seeking a delay in repaying their loans is expected to build momentum, according to Kasikornbank, the country’s biggest SME lender.…

Apr 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

RPT-Transurban agrees A$7.1 bln deal for Queensland Motorways »

SYDNEY, April 24 (Reuters) – A Transurban-led consortium has agreed a A$7.057 billion ($6.55 billion) takeover of Queensland Motorways Ltd, Australia’s biggest toll road owner…

Apr 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
World Sport

Pujols insists he's not thinking beyond next at-bat

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – One day after joining baseball’s exclusive 500 home run club, Albert Pujols insists he is not concerned with reaching another longball milestone. Powered by WPeMatico…

Apr 23 2014 / Read More »

Formula One boss Ecclestone goes on trial in Germany

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MUNICH (Reuters) – Formula One chief executive Bernie Ecclestone goes on trial for bribery in Germany on Thursday in a case that could see the Briton’s long dominance…

Apr 23 2014 / Read More »

Phelps ditches one of his planned comeback events

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PHOENIX (Reuters) – Michael Phelps has withdrawn from one of the three events he planned to compete in at his eagerly-anticipated return to competitive swimming. Powered by WPeMatico…

Apr 23 2014 / Read More »

Knicks looking for hometown discount from Anthony

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Potential free agent Carmelo Anthony will be asked to give the New York Knicks a discount on his next contract in order to help…

Apr 23 2014 / Read More »

Mayweather preaches patience ahead of Maidana bout

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(Reuters) – Five-division world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. says he will take his time and “be smart” when he faces Marcos Maidana of Argentina for their welterweight title…

Apr 23 2014 / Read More »
Technology

Drop in population of Gulf of Maine baby lobsters puzzles scientists

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BOWDOINHAM, Maine (Reuters) – The number of baby lobsters in the Gulf of Maine has dropped by half since 2007, a phenomenon that has puzzled scientists as the…

Apr 23 2014 / Read More »

Risk of asteroid hitting Earth higher than thought, study shows

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) – The chance of a city-killing asteroid striking Earth is higher than scientists previously believed, a non-profit group building an asteroid-hunting telescope said on…

Apr 22 2014 / Read More »

Music video hub Vevo monthly viewership up nearly 50 percent to 6 billion

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MIAMI (Reuters) – Vevo, the online music video hub that is a joint venture of two of the world’s biggest music labels, has seen a nearly 50 percent…

Apr 22 2014 / Read More »

Netflix plans to raise prices as U.S. streaming subscribers grow

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Video streaming service Netflix Inc said it intends to raise the monthly subscription price for new customers by $1 or $2 a month to…

Apr 21 2014 / Read More »
Motorsport

Stoner urges Rossi to step up to the plate in 2012 season

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(DNN) — World champion Casey Stoner is urging seven-time MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi to put a disappointing 2011 behind him and mount a serious challenge on his Ducati…

Jan 23 2012 / Read More »

Williams keep Maldonado for 2012

Williams keep Maldonado for 2012

(DNN) — Pastor Maldonado will once again compete in Formula One’s world championship next year, after Williams announced the Venezuelan will retain his seat for the 2012 season.…

Dec 2 2011 / Read More »
Business News

Brazil watchdog lifts suspension of Oi offer, paves way for merger

NEW YORK/SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil’s securities industry watchdog CVM on Tuesday lifted a suspension on Grupo Oi SA’s 6 billion real ($2.7 billion) share offering, paving the…

Apr 1 2014 / Read More »

Caterpillar defends taxes attacked by U.S. Senate Democrat

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Caterpillar Inc defended itself on Tuesday against accusations of offshore tax-dodging, telling a U.S. Senate panel that a low-tax unit the company set up years…

Apr 1 2014 / Read More »

SEC chair discusses probes into high-speed trading

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has several active investigations into possible wrongdoing by high-frequency stock traders and other equity market structure issues, SEC…

Apr 1 2014 / Read More »

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