Why Was Murdered Arkansas Real Estate Agent Targeted?

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 08:25
The man who authorities say has admitted kidnapping Beverly Carter, an Arkansas real estate agent whose body was later discovered in a shallow grave, said Tuesday that she was targeted because she was “a rich broker” — but he said he did not kill her.
EBay to spin off PayPal
Tuesday, 30 September 2014 07:37
(Reuters) - EBay Inc said it would spin off PayPal, its fast-growing payments unit, into a publicly traded company in the second half of 2015. "A thorough strategic review with our board shows that keeping eBay and PayPal together beyond 2015 clearly becomes less advantageous to each business strategically and competitively," eBay Chief Executive John Donahoe said in a statement. (Reporting by Supantha Mukherjee in Bangalore; Editing by Savio D'Souza)PayPalEBay Inc
News Corp to buy real estate website operator Move for $950 million
Tuesday, 30 September 2014 07:37
(Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch's News Corp said it would buy Move Inc , the owner of property websites such as realtor.com, for about $950 million to expand its digital marketing business. News Corp said it would pay $21 per share, a premium of 37 percent to Move's closing price on Monday. Moves's shares rose 17.7 percent to $18 in premarket trading. Australian real estate website REA Group Ltd , which is 61.6 percent owned by…
Drugstore chain Walgreen's quarterly sales rise 6.2 percent
Tuesday, 30 September 2014 07:37
(Reuters) - U.S. drugstore chain operator Walgreen Co reported a 6.2 percent rise in quarterly sales, helped by higher prescription sales, sending its shares up more than 3 percent in premarket trading. Prescription sales, which made up nearly two thirds of the company's total sales, rose 9.3 percent in the fourth quarter ended Aug. 31. Total revenue rose to $19.06 billion in the quarter from $17.94 billion a year earlier.
RBC sees value in small-cap stocks
Tuesday, 30 September 2014 07:37
By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were modestly higher on Tuesday, indicating a rebound from the previous session's decline as investors once again used a pullback as a buying opportunity. * Market volatility has surged of late, with the S&P 500 posting closing moves greater than 0.5 percent in five of the past six sessions. Earlier this month, the benchmark index went 14 sessions without such a move, its longest…
TV Academy’s Ed Sullivan statue stolen from Hall Of Fame Plaza
Tuesday, 30 September 2014 07:37
The Beatles with Ed Sullivan during rehearsal for first American appearance: (l-r) John Lennon, Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney (AP) A statue of Ed Sullivan was taken from its pedestal at the Academy of Television Arts & SciencesHall of Fame Plaza in North Hollywood on Sunday. The solid bronze statue, which weighs about 20 pounds and stands 18 inches tall, was being displayed in an outdoor exhibit, along with several other TV personalities and pioneers…
Walmart claims Tracy Morgan, fellow passengers weren't wearing seatbelts in crash
Tuesday, 30 September 2014 07:37
FILE - In this April 9, 2014 file photo, actor Tracy Morgan attends the FX Networks Upfront premiere screening of 'Fargo' at the SVA Theater in New York. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File) NEWARK, N.J. – Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan and other people in a limousine struck from behind by a Wal-Mart truck on a highway in June are at least partly to blame for their injuries because they weren't wearing seatbelts, the company said in…
Norway Funeral Home refuses to bury Casey Kasem
Tuesday, 30 September 2014 07:37
July 29, 2003. Casey Kasem at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland. (The Associated Press) October 27, 2003.Casey Kasem poses for photographers after receiving the Radio Icon award during The 2003 Radio Music Awards in Las Vegas. Attorneys for Kasem's wife and one of his adult daughters told a Los Angeles judge on Friday, Dec.
CNN Poll: Big swing for Dems but not where they need it
Tuesday, 30 September 2014 07:25
STORY HIGHLIGHTSDemocrats edged out Republicans 47% to 45% in generic ballot60% of Americans disapprove of how Congress handled the war with ISISThe economy is more important than military action against ISIS among voters by a 2-1 margin Washington (CNN) -- Five weeks before the November midterm elections, voters give Democrats an edge over Republicans, according to a CNN/ORC poll released Tuesday. But the poll also indicates most of Democrats' gains are coming from the Northeast…
New Zealand boy goes on 'bucket list' trip to Celtics game
Tuesday, 30 September 2014 07:25
STORY HIGHLIGHTSLouis Corbett, 12, may soon lose his vision due to rare diseaseHe attended a Celtics game Wednesday night, thanks to generous donations The New Zealand boy got thunderous applause at the game (CNN) -- Just like any other night in the NBA, the starting lineups of the Boston Celtics and visiting Golden State Warriors were introduced over the public address system. But Wednesday wasn't just any night at Boston's TD Garden.


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