Daily Archives: July 2, 2012

U.S. Power Outages Could Last Days – WSJ.com

Agence France-Presse/Getty Images – A crew clears a downed tree in Washington, DC., on Sunday. July 2, 2012 – 14 Dead, 3.6 Million Without Power and Extensive Damage in Mid-Atlantic States After Windstorms:  Utility crews from around the country scrambled … Continue reading

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China Earthquake Damage Mounts.

July 2, 2012 – China Earthquake Damage Mounts: More than 155,000 people had been affected as of late Sunday, after a 6.3 magnitude quake (downgraded from 6.6 by the USGS) jolted northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region early Saturday morning, … Continue reading

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Mid-Atlantic Braces for More Storms and Heat – NYTimes.com

July 2, 2012 – More Storms and Heat for Mid-Atlantic States:  As temperatures soared again on Sunday, utility crews in the mid-Atlantic region raced to remove fallen trees and restore power to about two million customers, even as the area … Continue reading

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Weekend Plans in Hong Kong: 15th Anniversary Fireworks – Scene Asia – WSJ

July 2, 2012 – Hong Kong Turns 15:  In case you missed it, the Getty Image below is from the firewords celebration in Hong Kong. smaller Larger facebook twitter google plus linked in Email Print facebook twitter google plus linked … Continue reading

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Foreign Forces Are Striking U.S. Earnings – WSJ.com

July 2, 1012 – U.S. Companies in Dire Straits:  The U.S. economy has held up remarkably well in the face of Europe’s financial crisis and China’s slowdown. U.S. companies? That is another story. Lags in the release of economic data—to … Continue reading

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