National News

General Motors Co. profit in Q1 falls 82 percent due to recall-related costs

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Detroit, MI, United States (4E) – General Motors Co. said first-quarter earnings dropped 82 percent but significantly surpassed analysts’ estimates, as the auto maker’s move to increase prices for its...
Posted On 24 Apr 2014
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A & E

Lupita Nyong’o named People’s most beautiful

Paula David – Fourth Estate Cooperative Reporter Los Angeles, CA, United States (4E) – Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o has been named the most beautiful woman by People magazine on their 25th anniversary issue. The svelte 31-year-old said she “never...
Posted On 24 Apr 2014
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Crime

PSP: Lemont Couple Jailed after Narcotics Investigation

COLLEGE TOWNSHIP – Sean H. Raines, 41, and Malorie A. Lane, 24, both of Lemont, have been jailed after a narcotics investigation, reported the state police at Philipsburg today. On Wednesday, the Pennsylvania State Police, North Central Strike Force Unit, executed a search...
Posted On 24 Apr 2014

Business

Euro zone budget deficit drops to 2.6 percent of GDP

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Brussels, Belgium (4E) – The combined budget deficit by the governments of the 17-member euro zone dropped below the common-currency area’s target in the fourth quarter of 2013, the first time since the...
Posted On 24 Apr 2014
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Health

Afghan police guard opens fire at Kabul hospital killing 3 Americans

Windsor Genova – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Kabul, Afghanistan (4E) – Three Americans, including a Chicago doctor, were killed near the gate of a hospital compound in Kabul on Thursday after an Afghan police guard opened fired at them while they were...
Posted On 24 Apr 2014
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