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May 6 (Bloomberg) -- Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. said it's investigating potentially erroneous trades involving multiple securities between 2:40 pm and 3 pm New York time, when the US stock market tumbled.
Stocks Fall Sharply; Dow's Biggest Drop In Over A Year Wall Street Journal
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WASHINGTON, May 6 (Reuters) - The United States on Thursday urged top Pakistani officials on Thursday to push ahead in their investigation of a Pakistan-born American accused of trying to set off a car bomb in New York's Times Square, ...
AG: Times square suspect's cooperation 'ongoing' The Associated Press
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The decision on whether to use chemical dispersants deep below the sea's surface to break up the Gulf of Mexico oil spill boils down to two central questions: Is it worth taking this unprecedented step to protect the region's ...
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David Cameron will fall 21 seats short of a Commons majority, according to a joint BBC/Sky/ITV exit poll. The Conservatives would have 305 MPs, up 95 on 2005, Labour would have 255, down 94, and the Lib Dems 61, down 1. Nationalists and others would ...
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The Hindu - - 33 minutes ago
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A fixture since President Harry S. Truman signed a bill proclaiming a National Day of Prayer 58 years ago, 2010 could be the last time the event is observed if the White House fails in an appeal against a court ruling that it violates ...
USA Today - 37 minutes ago
Fiorina, a former HP executive who campaigned for Arizona Sen. John McCain and Palin during their 2008 White House bid, is among the Republicans vying for the chance to take on Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer in November.
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Buffalo News - - 31 minutes ago
ALBANY - Joseph Bruno, the State Legislature's Republican leader for more than a decade, was sentenced this afternoon to two years in federal prison for using his powerful post to enrich himself.
Bruno gets two years Albany Times Union
Reuters - - 1 hour ago
ATHENS/NEW YORK, May 6 (Reuters) - The Greek parliament backed an austerity plan on Thursday despite violent unrest, as European Central Bank inaction on the nation's debt crisis helped to trigger major falls in ...
Euro Decision Shows Limits of Central Bank New York Times
BusinessWeek - - 30 minutes ago
May 6 (Bloomberg) -- Activision Blizzard Inc., the world's largest video-game publisher, said first-quarter profit doubled on sales of “Call of Duty” and “World of Warcraft.
Activision earnings jump on strong game sales MarketWatch
Activision 1Q profit up, shoots past expectations The Associated Press
CNBC - 2 hours ago
A human trading error at a major firm was the root cause of Thursday's sudden, 9 percent selloff in US stocks, sources told CNBC.
Dow Drops Nearly 1000 Before Rebound; Possible Bad Trades Probed Wall Street Journal
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BusinessWeek - - 3 hours ago
May 6 (Bloomberg) -- Facebook Inc., the largest social- networking site, is facing renewed criticism from consumer groups that it's not doing enough to protect information after a security flaw exposed private messages between ...
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BusinessWeek - - 9 minutes ago
The head of the Federal Communications Commission thinks he has come up with a way to salvage his ambitious national broadband plans without running into legal obstacles that have threatened to derail him.
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New York Times - - 36 minutes ago
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New York Daily News - - 1 hour ago
Former Giants great Lawrence Taylor, who led the team to two Super Bowl wins, is photographed in a booking photo after being arrested and charged with raping a teenage runaway.
New York Times - - 3 hours ago
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Isn't it odd that most of the wretched wastes of the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL draft have come in the last 15 years? With all the scouting and video analysis, shouldn't the pro teams be getting better at this?
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Chicago Breaking Sports - Tribune - - 51 minutes ago
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Reuters - - 1 hour ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Americans are being "bombarded" with cancer-causing chemicals and radiation and the federal government must do far more to protect them, presidential cancer advisers said on Thursday.
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NEW YORK, May 6 (Reuters) - US lawmakers on Thursday requested information from regulators about Johnson & Johnson's (JNJ.
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Reuters - - 54 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The US Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday it approved Bayer AG's new birth control pill Natazia.
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New York Times - - 22 hours ago
GIVEN the chance to accompany a team of botanists on a plant-collecting expedition to South America, most gardeners would probably be satisfied with the experience.
CNBC - - May 2, 2010
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New York Times - - May 2, 2010
Shanghai has been trying to harness English translations that sometimes wander, like “cash recyling machine.” More Photos » By ANDREW JACOBS SHANGHAI - For English speakers with subpar Chinese skills, daily life in China offers a confounding array of ...
Seattle Times - - Apr 29, 2010
Erik Martin, who is living with liver cancer, has always wanted to be a superhero. On Thursday, the regional chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation granted him that wish with an elaborate event that involved hundreds of volunteers in Bellevue and ...