"Reuters - Shares in Microsoft Corp. on
Friday slid 11 percent, their biggest drop in more than five
years, after the software giant said earnings will be hurt by
increased investments aimed at competing with...
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"AP - Chevron Corp.'s first-quarter profit soared 49 percent to $4 billion, joining the procession of U.S. oil companies to report colossal earnings as lawmakers consider ways to pacify motorists agitated about rising gas prices."
"Reuters - South Korean prosecutors have requested a
warrant to arrest the chairman of Hyundai Motor group, the
world's seventh-biggest auto maker, on charges that Chung
Mong-koo engaged in embezzlement and breach of trust."
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"Reuters - British Prime Minister Tony Blair faced
the challenge on Thursday of restoring his Labour Party's
authority as a government after it was engulfed in scandal and
crisis just a week ahead of crucial...
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"Reuters - A Senate panel on Thursday
recommended that the heavily criticized Federal Emergency
Management Agency be replaced with a new agency that would be
better able to respond to disasters like Hurricane Katrina."
"Reuters - British actress Keira Knightley was
voted the world's sexiest woman in a magazine poll on Thursday,
beating model Keeley Hazel and Hollywood star Scarlett
Johansson into second and third place...
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"AP - Iran has received its first batch of North Korean-made surface-to-surface missiles that put European countries within firing range, Israel's military intelligence chief said in an interview published Thursday."
"AP - Under election-year pressure to reduce surging gasoline prices, President Bush on Tuesday halted filling of the nation's emergency oil reserve, urged the waiver of clean air rules to ease local gas shortages and called for the repeal of $2 billion in tax breaks...
"Reuters - Ford Motor Co. said it will give
consumers concerned about harmful greenhouse emissions an
opportunity to invest in clean energy projects via a new Web
Site that will calculate suggested investments...
"Reuters - Police said a series of suspect packages
found in west London on Wednesday were harmless after a major
alert which saw officers seal off a busy area of the capital
and call in bomb squad experts."