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4 European nations ban short-selling of stocks

3 years agoNews : On Deadline

Beginning Friday, France, Italy, Spain and Belgium hope to calm market turbulence by temporarily forbidding traders from selling stocks short, or betting that their prices will fall.

Levi's yanks ads in Britain showing rioting

3 years agoNews : On Deadline

Facing criticism after nights of violence in London and other British cities, Levi Strauss has halted a UK advertising campaign that features scenes of rioting, the Guardian reports.

Texas Gov. Perry to join GOP race for White House

3 years agoNews : On Deadline

Texas Gov. Rick Perry will enter the Republican race for president, a spokesman tells the Associated Press.

Markets close with big gains

3 years agoNews : On Deadline

The Dow Jones closed up nearly 4% for the day, gaining about 423 points.

Fla. agency blames Casey Anthony for daughter's death

3 years agoNews : On Deadline

Nearly a month after Casey Anthony was acquitted of murdering her daughter, Florida officials have blamed Caylee Marie's death on her mother's failure to protect her, according to a report released today.

Mars rover almost to rim of vast crater after 3 years travel

3 years agoNews : On Deadline

After three years of driving across the desolate Mars landscape, the rover Opportunity is on a roll and has almost reached the rim of a vast crater where it will begin a fresh round of exploration, NASA says.

Photos released of full-face transplant for chimp-attack victim

3 years agoNews : On Deadline

Brigham and Young Women's Hospital today released the first post-surgery photographs of a Connecticut woman who received a full-face transplant following a vicious 2009 attack by a chimpanzee.

Test flight set today for 13,000-mph Hypersonic Falcon glider

3 years agoNews : On Deadline

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is conducting a second flight test of its unmanned Falcon Hypersonic Technology vehicle that can reach speeds of 13,000 mph.

Summer in America: Lake Mead, Nev.

3 years agoNews : On Deadline

Huck Huckabay, the photographer, says he took this shot of Lake Mead shortly after crossing the new Hoover Dam Bridge while going up the hill to Boulder City, Nev.

Extremist T-shirt offers different message after the first wash

3 years agoNews : On Deadline

When the 250 t-shirts were donated to a right-wing concert in Germany, they looked perfect: A skull and crossbones, nationalist flags and the slogan "Hardcore rebels."

Norwegian gunman may have filmed massacre

3 years agoNews : On Deadline

The Norwegian gunman who killed 69 people at a youth camp may have filmed the massacre to use as a propaganda video, according to police, Sky News reports.

Appeals court rules email campaign like hacking

3 years agoNews : On Deadline

In a case involving a union protest against an employer, a federal appeals court has ruled that sending a large volume of emails is equal to hacking and violates a U.S. law targeting computer fraud and abuse, according to the blog Techdirt.

Dow, Nasdaq, S&P end day down 4%

3 years agoNews : On Deadline

Wall Street gave back most of Tuesday's gains, with all the major stock indices ending down 4% or more.

Jury recommends death for Cleveland serial killer Sowell

3 years agoNews : On Deadline

A Cleveland jury has recommends that serial killer Anthony Sowell be executed for killing 11 women and hiding their remains in his home and back yard.

12th person arrested in British tabloid phone-hacking scandal

3 years agoNews : On Deadline

A 61-year-old former news editor for a British tabloid is the 12th person to be arrested in a phone-hacking scandal that has engulfed the British media, Sky News reports.

Summer in America: Ocean Grove, N.J.

3 years agoNews : On Deadline

These beautiful summer "tent homes" in Ocean Grove, N.J., open on Memorial Day and close after Labor Day, says Joy Barrie, the photographer.

FBI says 3 sibling fugitives spotted in Colorado

3 years agoNews : On Deadline

The FBI says three brothers and sisters dubbed "the Dougherty gang" have apparently surfaced in Colorado and may be heading into the woods to avoid a nationwide manhunt.

Flier with bogus boarding passes admits being stowaway

3 years agoNews : On Deadline

A Nigerian-American man pleaded guilty today to being an airline stowaway after he was arrested in Los Angeles in June carrying other travelers' expired boarding passes.

AWOL soldier indicted in Ft. Hood bomb plot

3 years agoNews : On Deadline

A federal grand jury in Waco, Texas, has indicted a 21-year-old AWOL soldier accused of plotting to bomb Fort Hood.

Japan tsunami tore off icebergs in Antarctica

3 years agoNews : On Deadline

The tsunami generated by the March earthquake off northern Japan sliced off nearly 50 square miles of icebergs from Antarctica, NASA scientists are reporting. It's the first time such an occurrence has been directly seen.

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