2012 YEAR IN REVIEW
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- Final Glance: Railroad companies
Shares of some top railroad companies were up at the close of trading: CSX rose $.48 or 1.4 percent, to $35.30. Canadian National Railway Co. rose $.56 or .8 percent, to $68.80. Canadian Pacific Railway ...
- The ‘soul’ of the Civil Rights Movement: How James Brown brought the power of music to politics
- Three pioneering women in Marine infantry course are asked to leave. Why?
Just weeks after three women passed a rigorous day-long test qualifying them to potentially lead US Marine infantrymen for the first time in history, news came that all three women have been asked to leave the course.
- Google exec sets records with leap from near-space
- Senate Midterm Elections
The 2014 midterm elections are just around the corner, and so far forecasts are not indicating blue skies for the Democratic Party. On Nov. 4, it's all about control of the United States Senate. Republicans will maintain control of the U.S. House of Representatives. But after eight years, they could have the majority in both the House and the Senate again.
- U.S. general says he believes North Korea can build nuclear warhead
By David Alexander and Phil Stewart WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The commander of U.S. forces in South Korea said on Friday he believes Pyongyang has the capability to build a nuclear warhead that can be mounted on a ballistic missile, but added there were no tests or other evidence it has taken that step. Army General Curtis Scaparrotti said he thought North Korea's connection with Iran and Pakistan meant it probably had access to the expertise needed to miniaturize and mount an atomic weapon on a missile. ...
- NYC police say hatchet attack by Islam convert was terrorism
By Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - The hatchet-wielding man who wounded two New York City police officers, one of them critically, was a self-radicalized convert to Islam who is believed to have acted alone in what law enforcement officials on Friday called a terrorist attack. The suspect, Zale Thompson, who was shot dead by two other officers on Thursday afternoon on a street in the borough of Queens, had made anti-Western postings on social media and visited websites associated with several radical Islamic groups, police said at a news conference. ...
- Freescale Semiconductor posts 3Q profit
On a per-share basis, the Hamilton, Bermuda-based company said it had net income of 40 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 49 cents per share. The results topped Wall Street ...