Dozens of children die of abuse in Los Angeles last year

April 22, 2009 11:08 am· Comments Off on Dozens of children die of abuse in Los Angeles last year 

LOS ANGELES, April 22 — Thirty-two children died of abuse and neglect, including physical assault, drowning and malnourishment in the Los Angeles area last year, a newspaper report said on Tuesday.

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U.S. printer maker Lexmark to shut plant in Mexico

April 22, 2009 11:08 am· Comments Off on U.S. printer maker Lexmark to shut plant in Mexico 

MEXICO CITY, April 22 — U.S. printer maker Lexmark said Tuesday that it will close a plant in Mexico's northern border city of Ciudad Juarez, cutting 270 jobs.

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As world warms, water levels drop in major rivers

April 22, 2009 11:07 am· Comments Off on As world warms, water levels drop in major rivers 

WASHINGTON, April 22 — Rivers in some of the world's most populous regions are losing water, according to a comprehensive study of global stream flows.

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London stock market slightly down

April 22, 2009 11:07 am· Comments Off on London stock market slightly down 

LONDON, April 22 — The London market closed slightly lower on Tuesday ahead of Wednesday's eagerly-awaited Budget, with the benchmark FTSE 100 index down by 3.40 points, or 0.09 percent, to 3,987.46.

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Thousands gather in Poland in memory of Holocaust victims

April 22, 2009 11:06 am· Comments Off on Thousands gather in Poland in memory of Holocaust victims 

WARSAW, April 22 — Some 7,000 people gathered in Poland on Tuesday for the March of the Living whose participants walked two miles (three kilometers) from Auschwitz I Nazi death camp to Auschwitz II Birkenau to commemorate the Holocaust victims.

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Wall Street gains momentum, led by technologies

April 22, 2009 11:05 am· Comments Off on Wall Street gains momentum, led by technologies 

NEW YORK, April 22 — Wall Street fluctuated and inched up on Tuesday, as a rally in technology stocks overshadowed worse-than-expected earnings from many big names.

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Egypt, Somalia pledge to jointly fight piracy

April 22, 2009 11:05 am· Comments Off on Egypt, Somalia pledge to jointly fight piracy 

CAIRO, April 22 — Visiting Somali President Sheik Sharif and his Egyptian counterpart Hosni Mubarak on Tuesday agreed here to cooperate in fighting the pirates that have haunted the high sea off the Somali coasts, Local Nile TV reported.

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Iran supports OPEC output cut conditionally

April 22, 2009 11:04 am· Comments Off on Iran supports OPEC output cut conditionally 

TEHRAN, April 22 — Iran said on Thursday that it will conditionally support OPEC output cut, the official IRNA news agency reported.

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Iran to attend G5+1 talks without enrichment suspension: MP

April 22, 2009 11:03 am· Comments Off on Iran to attend G5+1 talks without enrichment suspension: MP 

TEHRAN, April 22 — Iran would attend in the next meeting of the Group 5+1 without suspending its nuclear enrichment, an Iranian lawmaker said on Tuesday.

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Dollar falls into lower 98 yen range

April 22, 2009 11:03 am· Comments Off on Dollar falls into lower 98 yen range 

TOKYO, April 22 — The U.S. dollar traded in lower 98 yen range after briefly fell into the upper 97 yen level Tuesday morning.

At noon, the dollar fetched 98.12-17 yen compared with 97.85-95 yen in New York and 99.03-05 yen in Tokyo at 5 p.m. Monday.

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