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The NRA Quietly Backs Down On Domestic Violence - Huffington Post
WASHINGTON -- For nearly a decade, the National Rifle Association successfully blocked a bill in Washington state that would have required alleged domestic abusers to surrender their firearms after being served with a protective order. Only those ...
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:22:25 GMT
Wall St. edges down after six-day S&P rally; AT&T falls - Reuters
Boeing Co (BA.N) reported first-quarter revenue that beat expectations and lifted its core earnings forecast to reflect a tax settlement gain, sending shares up 2 percent to $130.15. The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI was down 18.98 points, or 0.11 ...
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:44:00 GMT
Pakistan Is Asked to Shut Down News Channel - New York Times
In a first, the Defense Ministry on Tuesday requested that the government invoke media regulations to shut down a major news channel — in this case Geo, Pakistan's largest television news station. The ministry accused Geo of running a “vicious ...
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:13:26 GMT
Mourning Sherpas shut down Mt. Everest after deadly avalanche - MarketWatch (blog)
Wealthy westerners looking to navigate their midlife crises on the backs of Sherpas will have to wait another year because the guys in charge of basically shuttling them to the top of Mount Everest are shutting it down. The Nepalese guides on Tuesday ...
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:03:31 GMT
UK shops' Easter weekend footfall down 1.9% on 2013 - The Guardian
News that footfall in UK shops was down 1.9% on last Easter underscored the fragility of consumer confidence after years of squeezed incomes, according to the retail data company Springboard. Its figures, which count shoppers out and about and not ...
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:05:48 GMT
Phenomena: - National Geographic
If you spent a lot of your life hanging upside-down, you've got a problem. Your liver, kidneys, stomach and other internal organs would press down upon your lungs and diaphragm, making it marginally harder to breathe. This won't matter in the short ...
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:38:01 GMT