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Washington Post

New-home sales tumble in March; prices rise
Los Angeles Times
New home sales plunged in March, another sign the spring home-buying season has started with a whimper. Sales of recently built single-family homes fell 14.5% from February to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 384,000, the Commerce Department said ...
March new home sales plunge 14.5%USA TODAY
New Home Sales Plunge 14.5% in
US new home sales dive to eight-month low in MarchReuters
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Washington Post

IRS paid 1100 of its employees bonuses although they owed back taxes
Los Angeles Times
WASHINGTON -- Failure to pay taxes usually is bad news for most Americans, but apparently not for some employees of the Internal Revenue Service –- they received performance bonuses from the agency despite failing to submit what they owed. The IRS ...
IRS Gave Bonuses To Employees With Disciplinary ProblemsFOX News Radio
Delinquent IRS employees paid bonuses by the agencyCNNMoney
Huh? IRS Awarded $1 Million in Bonuses to Employees Who Owed Back TaxesEntrepreneur
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Financial Post

Wall St. edges down after six-day S&P rally; AT&T falls
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks edged lower on Wednesday as weakness in AT&T and biotech names inspired investors to take profits following six straight days of gains, though a rally in Boeing limited losses. AT&T Inc (T.N) fell 3.4 percent to $35.07 a ...
Stocks Mixed at Opening, Boeing's Shares Take Off, AT&T
US STOCKS-Futures flat after six straight days of gainsReuters India

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Market Hustle: Stocks Weak After Tepid China Data, Drop in U.S. Home Sales
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Major U.S. stock markets were slipping Wednesday amid tepid Chinese economic data and a 14.5% drop in new-home sales. Procter & Gamble (PG) posted revenue that fell short of expectations. Investors are looking to earnings ...
P&G sees Q3 organic sales climb 3%Drug Store News
Procter & Gamble Profit Rises On 6% Boost In Home Care ProductsForbes
P&G's Lafley Progresses on Cost Cuts With Sales Gain Elusive (1)Businessweek
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Is the Mortgage Market Getting Worse?
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
Despite an improvement earlier in the month, mortgage applications resumed their downward trend as interest rates rose. In the latest update from the Mortgage Bankers Association, for the week ended April 18, applications for home loans fell 3.3 percent on ...

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New York Times

Ackman: Pharma Industry Ripe for Cost Cuts
April 23 (Bloomberg) -- Bill Ackman, CEO at Pershing Square Capital, and Michael Pearson, CEO at Valeant Pharmaceuticals, explain how a deal was reached to join forces in their bid for Allergan on Bloomberg Television's “Market Makers.” Video: Ackman: ...
Hostile Allergan bid: Cramer hopes Ackman
Ackman Makes It A Threesome In Valeant, Allergan RelationshipValueWalk
Ackman OK With Allergan Poison Pill, Warns Co. To Do 'Right Thing for ...FINalternatives
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Vancouver Sun

The US Middle Class Cedes Gold to Canada
Coming as it does so soon after the Olympic hockey loss our northern neighbors, word that the U.S. middle class is no longer the wealthiest in the world—and the fact that Canadians are number one—is sure to draw special attention from U.S. policy makers to ...
US middle class no longer most prosperous in
If Canada's middle class is among world's richest, why doesn't it feel that way?The Globe and Mail
What's Left of the American Middle Class Now Earns Less Than Their Canadian ...Truthdig (blog)
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Delta profit soars, stock cleared for takeoff
Delta Air Lines reported a net income of $213 million for the January-through-March quarter. Company stock was cleared for takeoff on the news: Shares climbed 4.3% to $36.46 in morning trading. Delta said its results were impacted by the season's ...
UPDATE 3-Delta Air profits rise, stronger outlook boosts sharesReuters
Delta Air profits rise, stronger outlook boosts
Despite cancelling 17000 flights, Delta profit rises on fees and faresNewsday
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Kansas City Star

JJ's restaurant to reopen across from its original location
Kansas City Star
JJ's restaurant plans to reopen in late summer in the new Plaza Vista building, 18-months after the original restaurant was demolished in a fiery explosion that killed one worker and injured others. David Eulitt | The Kansas City Star Buy Photo.
JJ's Restaurant will reopen in Plaza Vista Building later this yearPitch Weekly
JJ's Restaurant announces plans to rebuild on
KC restaurant destroyed by gas explosion to reopen across the street from ...The Republic
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Wall Street Journal

Boeing's Profit Slides on Pension Costs
Wall Street Journal
Employees in South Carolina work on a 787 Dreamliner for Air India at the plant's final assembly building. Reuters. Boeing Co. BA +1.89% Boeing Co. U.S.: NYSE $129.96 +2.41 +1.89% April 23, 2014 11:26 am Volume (Delayed 15m) : 3.68M P/E Ratio 21.52 ...
Boeing beats expectations in 1Q on demand for planesChicago Tribune
Boeing raises 2014 profit forecastBBC News
Boeing's Profit Slides on Pension Costs -- 2nd UpdateNASDAQ
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Washington Post

Israeli airstrike wounds 3, Gaza official says
Fox News
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – The rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah on Wednesday agreed to form a unity government and hold new elections, making a new attempt to overcome a seven-year split that has left them divided between two governments.
Palestinian Factions Announce Deal on Unity GovernmentNew York Times
Israel cancels planned peace talks meeting after Fatah-Hamas unity deal ...Jerusalem Post
US: New Palestinian government must recognize Israel, renounce violenceHaaretz
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Voice of America

On The Scene: Brian Padden Reports from East Ukraine
Voice of America
DONETSK — Away from the two government buildings being held by pro-Russian separatists, normal life goes on in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk despite threats of rising tensions. Many residents are concerned that Ukraine's decision on Wednesday ...
West's options: Russia's Ukraine challengeBBC News
Mattresses Beat Banks Amid Ukraine Sanctions Bets: Russia CreditBloomberg
How will the Ukraine crisis end? Five possible scenariosCNN
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CTV News

Obama Arrives in Japan on 8-Day Asia Tour
Voice of America
U.S. President Barack Obama has arrived in Japan for the start of a four-nation tour of Asia, where he will try to convince allies that Washington is committed to its "rebalancing" in the Pacific. Security concerns over China's territorial claims and North Korea's ...
Japanese officials' visits to shrine for war dead put Obama in a bindLos Angeles Times
Justin Bieber apologizes for Japan war shrine
Obama risks angering China on first leg of Japan tripIrish Times
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Economic Times

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 hunt set to go deeper as "materials washed ashore ...
CBS News
As officials leading the hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet prepared to focus their efforts deeper into the Indian Ocean, it emerged Wednesday that possible debris from an airplane had been spotted on the southwest Australian coast -- 1,000 miles from ...
Missing Jet Clue or More Trash? Sheet Metal Washes Onto Australia
Malaysia Airlines MH370 search team investigate washed-up
Material on Australian shore examined in hunt for Malaysian jetFox News
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The Guardian

Hopes Fade for Families in Ferry Disaster
New York Times
Students from Danwon high school paid tribute at a group memorial altar for victims of sunken ferry on Wednesday in Ansan, South Korea. Credit Uriel Sinai for The New York Times. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story. Continue ...
South Korea Ferry Probe: Cargo Was Three Times Recommended MaximumWall Street Journal
Broken Fingers Reveal South Korea Ferry Victims' Escape
Hope fades in South Korea ferry searchCNN
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Washington Post

Climate change likely to make Everest even riskier
Washington Post
NEW DELHI — Climbing to the roof of the world is becoming less predictable and possibly more dangerous, scientists say, as climate change brings warmer temperatures that may eat through the ice and snow on Mount Everest. Ancient Roman costumed ...
Mount Everest avalanche: Sherpas reconsider their perilous professionChristian Science Monitor
Everest Avalanche's Impact Will Roll Through Nepal's
Everest Avalanche: American Climber Recounts How Sherpa Saved His LifeCNN (blog) -Fox News -NPR (blog)
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BBC News

Brazil passes bill on Internet privacy
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's Congress passed a bill guaranteeing Internet privacy and enshrining access to the Web on the eve of a major conference in Sao Paulo on the future of Internet governance that's expected to draw representatives from some 80 ...
Battle For Control Of Net Kicks Off In BrazilSky News
Brazil Hosts Internatioal Meeting On Global Internet GovernanceBernama
Internet governance summitSky News Australia
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National Post

Kim Jong Un's childhood photos revealed
North Korea's state-run television broadcasts still photos of Kim Jong Un's childhood for the first time. Video provided by Reuters. Loading… Post to Facebook. Kim Jong Un's childhood photos revealed on Incorrect ...
The little dictator: North Korea reveals Kim Jong Un's childhood photosWashington Post (blog)

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First candidate for Syria's presidential election steps forward
BEIRUT (Reuters) - A Syrian lawmaker has nominated himself for president, state media said on Wednesday, the first candidate in an election likely to cement President Bashar al-Assad's rule over a country devastated by civil war. Parliament this week set the ...
Syria announces first presidential candidateXinhua
Syria MP first presidential challengerSBS
Syria: comunist MP registers as first challenger for presidencyANSAmed
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Times of India

UN should have done more to prevent South Sudan massacre: Uganda
Reuters Africa
By Elias Biryabarema. KAMPALA (Reuters) - Uganda's army, backing its neighbour South Sudan against a four-month-old rebellion, said on Wednesday U.N. peacekeepers should have done more to stop insurgents slaughtering hundreds of civilians there ...
An 'abomination': Slaughter in the mosques and churches of Bentiu, South SudanWashington Post
White House says South Sudan massacre reports 'shock the conscience'Fox News

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