Daily Archives: September 27, 2015

France launches Syria anti-IS strikes


France launches Syria anti-IS strikes http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-34372892

‘God weeps’: Pope Francis meets with victims of clerical sexual abuse


‘God weeps’: Pope Francis meets with victims of clerical sexual abuse

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2 American companies told us everything you need to know about China’s economic divide


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This week, earnings out of two American corporate giants told us everything we need to know about…

Wal-Mart Hasn’t Figured Out How to Sell a Crucial Product


http://finance.yahoo.com/news/wal-mart-hasn-t-figured-235611131.html
Wal-Mart needs to revamp its grocery business. Competitors like Kroger and Publix have been stealing market share from Wal-Mart by aggressively growing their grocery offerings to include more produce, organics, and freshly prepared foods, according to Hood.

Hyundai Recalls 470,000 Sonatas to Replace Engines


http://finance.yahoo.com/news/hyundai-recalls-470-000-sonatas-fix-big-engine-114318858–finance.html
Hyundai is recalling nearly a half-million midsize cars in the U.S. to replace the engines because a manufacturing problem could cause them to fail. At the time, the Sonata was Hyundai’s top-selling vehicle in the U.S. Hyundai discovered the problem when owners started reporting engine noise.

Prosecutors: Unlicensed worker did surgeries in fraud scam


http://news.yahoo.com/prosecutors-unlicensed-worker-did-surgeries-fraud-scam-191044856.html
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A physician assistant who wasn’t licensed or trained to perform surgery operated on hundreds of patients while the orthopedic surgeon who billed for the procedures schemed with colleagues to hide a massive insurance fraud conspiracy, Los Angeles prosecutors said.

Prosecutors: Unlicensed worker did surgeries in fraud scam


http://news.yahoo.com/prosecutors-unlicensed-worker-did-surgeries-fraud-scam-191044856.html
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A physician assistant who wasn’t licensed or trained to perform surgery operated on hundreds of patients while the orthopedic surgeon who billed for the procedures schemed with colleagues to hide a massive insurance fraud conspiracy, Los Angeles prosecutors said.

Yahoo Updates Transparency Report


http://finance.yahoo.com/news/yahoo-updates-transparency-report-162700056.html
Today, Yahoo! Inc. issued the fifth update to its transparency report, continuing the company’s efforts to provide as much information as we can about government requests for users’ data and government requests to remove content.

Yellen returns to Washington; questions remain after health scare


http://finance.yahoo.com/news/feds-yellen-gets-medical-attention-015913176.html
AMHERST, Mass./SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is back in Washington on Friday, a day after receiving emergency medical attention following a speech during which she appeared to lose concentration and which she struggled to finish. A Fed spokesperson would not comment on whether Yellen planned to see a doctor for a follow up check-up, and would not comment on her health beyond last night’s statement that she had felt dehydrated after speaking for nearly an hour at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. A Fed spokesperson said Yellen felt fine after the incident.

VW scandal exposes cozy ties between industry and Berlin


http://finance.yahoo.com/news/vw-scandal-exposes-cozy-ties-120545583.html
Angela Merkel learned early in her political career that taking on the German car industry carries risks. It was the spring of 1995 and the newly appointed environment minister was trying to convince her cabinet colleagues to back a bold new set of anti-smog rules that included tougher speed limits and summer driving bans. Wissmann’s argument won the day, reducing Merkel to tears, according to a 2010 biography by Gerd Langguth.

Boehner resignation cuts U.S. government shutdown risk


http://finance.yahoo.com/news/shutdown-could-lead-volatility-spike-182518442.html
The shock resignation of U.S. House Speaker John Boehner on Friday reduces the chances of a government shutdown next week, potentially removing one source of investor anxiety as Wall Street gears up for a week heavy with economic data and commentary by Federal Reserve policymakers. Boehner said Friday he will step down from the speakership and leave the House at the end of October. This was seen as a sign that Boehner would advance a bill to fund the government without any complicating factors that would result in a White House veto.

Mother of disabled child kissed by pope applauds Francis’s ‘love for everybody’


Mother of disabled child kissed by pope applauds Francis’s ‘love for everybody’

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‘Never be ashamed’: Pope forcefully defends immigrants in Philadelphia


‘Never be ashamed’: Pope forcefully defends immigrants in Philadelphia

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Up to 30,000 foreign fighters join IS group, report says

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In pictures: treasures of French royal family to be auctioned off

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France’s Fabius open to Syria talks without preconditions

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France’s Fabius open to Syria talks without preconditions

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New York Francophiles delight as Times Square turns French

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From NPR News


Kim Davis’ Supporters, In Their Own Words: ‘Courageous,’ ‘Heroic’ http://n.pr/1MuS0Pe

From NPR News


Congressman Steals Pope Francis’ Water, Brags About It http://n.pr/1WpPD4F

Weekend Edition: The week’s best reads


Weekend Edition: The week’s best reads http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-34314014

Go Figure: The week in numbers


Go Figure: The week in numbers http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-34360610

The friendship that grew out of war


The friendship that grew out of war http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-34346621