Archive: April, 2015

Widow of US hostage lashes out at policy toward captives

Widow of US hostage lashes out at policy toward captivesNews from Miami Herald: The wife of an American hostage who was killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation in Pakistan blames his al Qaida captors for the death, but she also lashed out Thursday at what she called “inconsistent and disappointing” assistance from the Obama administration [...]

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More Than 400 Strangers Show Up to Minnesota Girl’s Birthday Party After …

More Than 400 Strangers Show Up to Minnesota Girl’s Birthday Party After …News from ABC News: More than 400 strangers showed up to Mackenzie Moretter’s 10th birthday party this past Saturday at a park in Shakopee, Minnesota, after all the girls originally invited cancelled last minute or never RSVP’d. Mackenzie’s mother, Jenny Moretter, told ABC [...]

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Hundreds Attend 10-Year-Old’s Birthday Party After Mom’s Facebook Plea

Hundreds Attend 10-Year-Old’s Birthday Party After Mom’s Facebook PleaNews from TIME: … Read the full article . Related News: Kourtney Kardashian Wears Chic Dress, Acts Adorable With Scott Disick at …News from E! Online: Denise Truscello/WireImage Could they be any cuter? Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick jetted off to Las Vegas over the weekend to celebrate [...]

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Purported ISIS video shows militants killing groups of Ethiopian Christians

Purported ISIS video shows militants killing groups of Ethiopian ChristiansNews from Washington Post: Islamic State militants in Libya shot and beheaded two groups of Ethiopian Christians, a video purportedly from the extremists showed Sunday, according to the Associated Press. The killings mirror a video released in February showing militants beheading 21 Egyptian Christians on a Libyan [...]

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Party goods retailer Party City’s shares rise 22 pct in debut

Party goods retailer Party City’s shares rise 22 pct in debutNews from Reuters: April 16 (Reuters) – Party City Holdco Inc shares rose as much as 22.6 percent in their debut on Thursday, valuing the largest U.S. party goods retailer at about $ 2.4 billion. Shares of the company, backed by buyout firm Thomas H. [...]

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Immigration Is a Problem For Most GOP 2016 Hopefuls

Immigration Is a Problem For Most GOP 2016 HopefulsNews from NBCNews.com: Now that Florida Senator Marco Rubio has officially entered the presidential foray, one issue that continues to plague his candidacy among conservatives is immigration. But should immigration really doom Rubio’s presidential ambitions this primary season? Because most Republican candidates – or likely candidates – [...]

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IPO Report: Party City Holdco (PRTY)

IPO Report: Party City Holdco (PRTY)News from Equities.com: Party City Holdco (PRTY) is the leading party goods retailer by revenue in North America and, it believes, the largest vertically integrated supplier of decorated party goods globally by revenue with multiple levers to drive future growth across channels, products and geographies. The company is based in [...]

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Senate approves bill that changes how Medicare pays doctors

Senate approves bill that changes how Medicare pays doctorsNews from The Week Magazine: In an effort to curb violence, the tourism council in Bay County, Florida, voted Tuesday to spend more money on security during spring break — but some local residents say that even though visitors inject millions of dollars into the economy, they [...]

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Key questions on a Clinton run

Key questions on a Clinton runNews from Philly.com: Dan Balz, Washington Post Posted: Sunday, April 12, 2015, 1:09 AM When Hillary Rodham Clinton arrives in Iowa next week as a candidate for president in 2016, every statement, gesture, laugh, outfit, facial expression, and interaction with voters will be put under a microscope the likes of [...]

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Greens size up Schumer

Greens size up SchumerNews from Politico: Environmentalists see Harry Reid as their champion, a Senate leader who fought the nuclear industry and steered billions of dollars to solar and wind power. Chuck Schumer is a frequent lightning rod for liberals, who lament his ties to Wall Street and groaned when he said last year that [...]

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