Kiwi rallies on hawkish RBNZ, euro eyes ECB speech – Reuters

24 April 2014

Reuters Blogs Kiwi rallies on hawkish RBNZ, euro eyes ECB speechReutersSYDNEY/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The New Zealand dollar rallied on Thursday after the country's central bank raised interest rates and signaled more hikes ahead, while caution ahead of a speech by the European Central Bank's president kept the euro …ECB Would Consider Asset Purchases, Says Mario DraghiWall […]

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Nasdaq futures soar on Apple; Caterpillar, GM loom – MarketWatch

24 April 2014

ValueWalk Nasdaq futures soar on Apple; Caterpillar, GM loomMarketWatchMADRID (MarketWatch) —The Nasdaq Composite could steal the show on Wall Street later on Thursday, with tech futures soaring well over 1% in the wake of strong results from Apple Inc. and Facebook Inc. Other stock futures also pointed higher, but less …European Shares Buoyed by Upbeat Apple, […]

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Marijuana tax windfall for schools – Irish Times

24 April 2014

Headlines & Global News Marijuana tax windfall for schoolsIrish Times'The mood was reportedly euphoric at a celebration on April 20th, the traditional day in the US for “free the weed” rallies and “smoke-outs”.' Above, a man smokes marijuana during the 4/20 Rally in Denver, Colorado, on April 20th, 2014. Photograph: Mark …Safety concerns about legal marijuana […]

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Strict Cost-Cutters Who Want to Spend $45 Billion on a Takeover – New York Times

24 April 2014

CNNMoney Strict Cost-Cutters Who Want to Spend $45 Billion on a TakeoverNew York TimesCNBC. Related Links. News Analysis: In Allergan Bid, a Question of Insider Trading · Ackman's Pershing Square Subsidiaries Hint at Future Moves. Visitors to the New Jersey offices of Valeant, the ambitious pharmaceuticals company, are confronted with an …Valeant to lose three directors […]

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Miss. governor signs mid-pregnancy abortion ban – Businessweek

24 April 2014

RT Miss. governor signs mid-pregnancy abortion banBusinessweekJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant on Wednesday signed a bill to ban abortion starting at the midpoint of a full-term pregnancy. Supporters say it's designed to protect women's health, while abortion-rights advocates say it's unconstitutional.Mississippi: Governor Signs Abortion RestrictionNew York TimesMississippi Governor Signs Abortion Bill With […]

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Pacific nation sues 9 nuclear-armed powers – Toledo Blade

24 April 2014

Toledo Blade Pacific nation sues 9 nuclear-armed powersToledo BladeA horse-drawn carriage stands in front of the Peace Palace, seat of the International Court of Justice in The Hague, Netherlands, in August. ASSOCIATED PRESS Enlarge. NEW YORK — The tiny Pacific nation of the Marshall Islands is taking on the United …Former US test site sues nuclear […]

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Illinois mayor in Twitter raid flap says his 'freedom of speech' was at stake – Fox News

24 April 2014

Chron.com Illinois mayor in Twitter raid flap says his 'freedom of speech' was at stakeFox NewsThe Illinois mayor whose complaints led to a police raid to find out who was behind a Twitter account set up in his name is defending his actions, saying he felt his identity was stolen and that his "freedom of […]

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Duchess of Cornwall 'devastated' at brother Mark Shand's death – BBC News

24 April 2014

BBC News Duchess of Cornwall 'devastated' at brother Mark Shand's deathBBC NewsThe Duchess of Cornwall has been left "devastated" by news of her brother's death, Clarence House has said. Mark Shand, 62, died from a head injury after a fall in New York on Tuesday. A royal spokesman said the "sudden and tragic loss" of […]

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Jodie Foster marries girlfriend Alexandra Hedison – Washington Post

24 April 2014

Washington Post Jodie Foster marries girlfriend Alexandra HedisonWashington PostJodie Foster, recipient of the Cecil B. Demille Award, during the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards. (AP Photo/NBC, Paul Drinkwater). Well, she's not single anymore. Actress Jodie Foster married her girlfriend, photographer Alexandra Hedison over the …5 Things to Know This MorningABC NewsActress Jodie Foster marries girlfriendBBC NewsJodie […]

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Camilla's brother dies in NY of head injury – Washington Post

24 April 2014

Washington Post Camilla's brother dies in NY of head injuryWashington PostNEW YORK — The Prince of Wales and his wife, Camilla, are “utterly devastated” by the death of her brother, who fell outside a hotel bar and suffered a head injury. Mark Shand, chairman of an elephant conservation charity, was in New York for a […]

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