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Sheikh Ahmed Abu RishaAt a meeting with Obama envoy, Sunni leaders a paint bleak picture.


2015-01-27 08:59:12 -0700

In this Nov. 5, 2014 photo, a person walks in front of a Yahoo sign at the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif. Yahoo reports quarterly financial results on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)Yahoo promised to find a way to reduce the taxes it owes when it sells shares of Alibaba and now it has a plan to do so.


2015-01-27 14:13:55 -0700

Jaime Raymondo restocks the shelves at the Islip Food Warehouse, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015 in Central Islip, N.Y. A storm packing blizzard conditions spun up the East Coast early Tuesday, pounding coastal eastern Long Island into Maine with high winds and heavy snow. Economists are split on the cost of the decision to essentially shut down the city with a sweeping lockdown of all buses, commuter trains, buses, and a ban of any kind of travel on bridges, tunnels and roads from highways to neighborhood streets. But residents say they felt it in lost wages and unnecessary days off work. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)NEW YORK (AP) — New York City lost about $200 million in economic activity in the fizzled snow storm and decision to shut down the transit system, but it wasn't a crippling loss, according to a preliminary estimate from Moody's Analytics.


2015-01-27 14:58:30 -0700