April 25, 2014, 4:39 am
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Wife of Jerry Umanos forgives gunman, Bio-Wiki-Video

ABC News - By : Staff Reporting

The wife of an American doctor who was one of three U.S. doctors gunned down today in an Afghan hospital emerged today to say that she forgave the man who shot her husband.

The doctor was identified as Jerry Umanos, a pediatrician who had given up his Chicago practice to spend the last nine years caring for children in Afghanistan. Umanos' wife, Jan Schuitema Umanos, read a statement today with their son Ben by her side. -



Obama Says Pact Obliges U.S. to Protect Japan in Islands Fight

NY Times - By : Staff Reporting

President Obama offered a security blanket to a staunch Asian ally on Thursday, declaring on a visit here that the United States was obligated by a defense treaty to protect Japan in its confrontation with China over islands in the East China S...


Facebook rides mobile ad sales to earnings of $885M

USA Today - By : Jon Swartz

Facebook continued its magic carpet ride of mobile revenue on Wednesday with boffo results.

The company reported first-quarter earnings of $885 million (34 cents per share) on revenue of $2.5 billion. Analysts expected a profit of 24 ce...


Billionaire Yoo Byung-eun home searched, Bio-Wiki-Video

CNN - By : Staff Reporting

The home of Yoo Byung-eun, whose family appears to control the company that owns the sunken ferry, is among more than 20 locations searched. The death toll stands at 159.

Investigators also searched offices of 20 organizations affiliate...



HBO shows coming to Amazon ... not Netflix

CNN Money - By : Brian Stelter

Amazon described the deal as a first for HBO, which has a reputation for being tightfisted with its library of hit shows -- even ones that stopped airing years ago.

The assortment of HBO shows will be a significant addition to Amazon Prime as it attempts to sign up more monthly subscribers and challenge Netflix. - Full Article




General Motors Profits Drop 86 Percent After Recalls

Time - By : Noah Rayman

General Motors said Thursday its first quarter profits dropped approximately 86% from the same period last year after a series of massive recalls cost the automaker $1.3 billion.

The company’s profits in the first three months of the year fell to $125 million, compared to $865 million for the first quarter of 2013. - Full Article



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