Archive | March 2014

Wall Street gets lift from Yellen remarks, tech rebound

By Chuck Mikolajczak
NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose on Monday, putting the SP 500 on track for a second straight advance, led by technology and financial shares following comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.
Each of the 10 major SP indexes was in positive…
Source:Wall Street gets lift from Yellen remarks, tech rebound

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TSX climbs as Fed reassures markets

By John Tilak
TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index advanced on Monday as the Federal Reserve’s reassurance of its support for the U.S. economy built investor confidence and helped push up the market’s financial and energy sectors.
Investors were also…
Source:TSX climbs as Fed reassures markets

Ebola Outbreak in Guinea Spreads to Liberia, Sierra Leone

By Katie Moisse@katiemoisseFollow on Twitter

The outbreak has sickened at least 112 people, according to WHO. (Image credit: Youssouf Bah/AP Photo)
An Ebola outbreak in Guinea that has killed 78 people has crossed borders into Liberia and Sierra Leona, health officials…
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New York state joins New York City in suing FedEx over untaxed cigarettes

(Reuters) – New York state joined New York City in suing FedEx Corp for allegedly violating state and federal laws by delivering untaxed cigarettes, but the company said customer privacy prevented it from checking packages without reason.
New York City accused FedEx of creating a…
Source:New York state joins New York City in suing FedEx over untaxed cigarettes

Ugandan president dismisses aid cuts at rally against gays

By Elias Biryabarema
KAMPALA (Reuters) – President Yoweri Museveni told a rally of religious leaders, politicians and thousands of supporters on Monday that Uganda could live without aid that Western donors suspended or diverted in protest at an anti-gay bill that became law in…
Source:Ugandan president dismisses aid cuts at rally against gays

Guinea reports Ebola death toll rises to 78

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Health authorities in Guinea are facing an “unprecedented epidemic” of Ebola, an international aid group warned Monday as the death toll from the disease that causes severe bleeding reached 78.
The Ebola outbreak is the first of its kind in West…
Source:Guinea reports Ebola death toll rises to 78

Weight loss surgery helps manage diabetes without medication

Bariatric weight loss surgery on obese patients with type 2 diabetes helped many to get their blood sugar to healthy levels and to no longer require any diabetes medicines, including insulin, three years after the procedure, according to data presented at a major medical meeting on Monday.
The…
Source:Weight loss surgery helps manage diabetes without medication