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Astrology.com Daily Extended Horoscopes
(Last updated Wed Jul 30 19:15:27 EDT 2014)
 
Aries Horoscope for April 22, 2013

You can certainly use your charm to get what you want today, but wouldn't you rather go for a more challenging option? This is a good time to put yourself to the test. Instead of smiling, flirting or even sassing your way through things today, get serious and meet people directly. Address the issues straight on and people will take you more seriously. Your charms are usually a valuable strength, but today they could give people the idea that you can't get things through your brains alone.

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Posted Monday, April 22, 2013 3:37 am EDT

Taurus Horoscope for April 22, 2013

Growth is a good thing, but you should take a break from pushing yourself right now. Today will not be best spent challenging yourself or starting any difficult (if revelatory) conversations. Settle in to a routine right now, and find comfort in doing the same things in familiar patterns. There is something to be said for predictability ... plus, if things never got boring, shaking them up again would not feel nearly as wonderful. Let the dust settle on your newly renovated life.

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Posted Monday, April 22, 2013 3:37 am EDT

Gemini Horoscope for April 22, 2013

Have you ever have one of those dreams where you are trying to run as fast as you can, but somehow can't do much more than slowly inch your way along? Today might feel a bit like that -- frustrating, limiting, and yet somehow interesting. Whatever it is that is impeding your progress isn't clear, and it isn't important. There is no point in getting rid of the obstacles right now -- they are not going anywhere. Just try to have fun as you try to fun faster.

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Posted Monday, April 22, 2013 3:37 am EDT

Cancer Horoscope for April 22, 2013

While things in your professional life are coming together quite nicely right now, not everything will be going as smoothly in your home life. This will definitely not be an easy day in terms of keeping that promise you made. You need more time to devote to this issue, so if you can, reschedule your day so that you can pay attention to the people who really matter. You don't have to address a certain issue or accomplish a specific goal -- you just need to spend more time with your family.

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Posted Monday, April 22, 2013 3:37 am EDT

Leo Horoscope for April 22, 2013

Working in tandem with a new associate or friend will yield some entertaining rewards, so don't be shy about starting a new group project today! Roll up your sleeves and get ready to get going as soon as you hear about something that sounds interesting. Travel may be involved, too. You and this other person make a very good combination -- because you balance each other out and challenge each other not to think in the same old ways you're used to thinking.

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Posted Monday, April 22, 2013 3:37 am EDT

Virgo Horoscope for April 22, 2013

Keep on keeping on -- you are closer than ever to getting what you want, and if you just keep going you will soon (very soon) see a sign that things are about to change the way you want them to. If you're on a diet, you'll notice your clothes fitting differently. If you're working on a new relationship, you will start to see this person open up in a deep and meaningful way. If you are just trying to stay positive, you will soon get the encouragement you need.

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Posted Monday, April 22, 2013 3:37 am EDT

Libra Horoscope for April 22, 2013

When you encounter a new or confusing person today, be thorough with your questions -- the more meticulous you are with what you want to know, the more perceptive you have the capacity to be. This isn't an attempt to catch them in a lie or uncover some deep dark secret -- you're not interrogating them. There is no doubt that they will be flattered by your intense interest. And be prepared to answer your own detailed questions, should they choose to turn the tables.

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Posted Monday, April 22, 2013 3:37 am EDT

Scorpio Horoscope for April 22, 2013

Today, you should try to mix things up a little. Don't behave the way that other people expect you to -- and see what happens when you act out of character. If you're usually shy in a new social situation, unleash your inner obnoxiousness and see what it's like to be the center of attention. If you're the one who usually is the life of the party, today pull back and watch things unfold from the sidelines. This new experience will be very educational.

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Posted Monday, April 22, 2013 3:37 am EDT

Sagittarius Horoscope for April 22, 2013

What's on your mind right now? Good or bad, it's time to talk all about it. You are loved by all of your friends, so why not find one today who has time to listen? Sure, they might not be able to solve them, but they can help you figure out how to solve them. Being able to get things off your chest will make you feel so much better! That's the secret about friends -- it's not all about how they can make your life better. It's all about how they can make you feel better about yourself.

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Posted Monday, April 22, 2013 3:37 am EDT

Capricorn Horoscope for April 22, 2013

People are giving you feedback that is genuine, although it might be hard for you to believe right now -- these people are not just praising you for their health, they really mean it! Have faith in yourself and understand that you're capable of amazing things. The worst mistake you can make today is to limit yourself. This applies to new relationships, career challenges and even business opportunities. Act on your ideas and climb out of your shell.

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Posted Monday, April 22, 2013 3:37 am EDT

Aquarius Horoscope for April 22, 2013

You'll be most interested by intellectual pursuits today, so feel free to put off plans for frivolous activities if you can. Instead of shopping at the mall, pick up a book and settle into a comfy chair. Instead of vegging out on the couch to some reality TV, check out what's on the History channel. And instead of having a gossip session with friends, start a political conversation. Your brain is hungry for stimulation and challenges, and it won't be settled until it gets it.

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Posted Monday, April 22, 2013 3:37 am EDT

Pisces Horoscope for April 22, 2013

Positive results may slow in coming in your life right now, but other people are getting behind you more and more. Your personal cheerleader squad is growing, so your spirits will be shiny and bright. Your ambition is also starting to burn a little brighter, but you should resist taking on any more challenging projects right now. Instead, just pick the path of least resistance and wait for everyone else to get on the same page as you. It won't take too long.

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Posted Monday, April 22, 2013 3:37 am EDT

U.S. News Headlines - Yahoo! News
(Last updated Wed Jul 30 18:24:40 EDT 2014)
U.S. private sector adds 218,000 jobs in July: ADP

Woman fills out a job application as she attends a job fair in New YorkPrivate job gains in June were 281,000, which was the strongest reading since November 2012. Economists surveyed by Reuters had forecast that the ADPNational Employment Report would show a gain of 230,000 jobs. "The July employment gain was softer than June, but remains consistent with a steadily improving job market," said Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics. "If current trends continue, the economy will return to full employment by late 2016." U.S. companies slowed the expansion of their payrolls from June's blistering pace with goods-producing firms adding 16,000 jobs compared with 43,000 in June.


Posted Wednesday, July 30, 2014 8:59 am EDT

U.S. turns back Central Americans, welcomes 'dusty foot' Cubans
By Patricia Zengerle and David Adams WASHINGTON/MIAMI (Reuters) - Yasel Lopez's journey to the United States was as harrowing as any endured by the thousands of people rounded up in recent months at the Mexican border - he survived days without food and water and the death of a companion on the three-week trip. He had earlier been caught twice by the U.S. Coast Guard in the waters south of Florida and was returned home. Posted Wednesday, July 30, 2014 4:39 pm EDT

Lawyer-turned-witness ordered to prison for U.S. tax fraud
By Nate Raymond and David Ingram NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former partner at defunct law firm Jenkens & Gilchrist, whom prosecutors have called the most important cooperating witness in the largest criminal tax fraud case in U.S. history, was sentenced on Wednesday to six months in prison. At a court hearing in New York, U.S. District Judge William Pauley also ordered Erwin Mayer, of suburban Chicago, to pay $220 million in restitution jointly with other co-conspirators for his part in the promotion of tax shelters the U.S. government said led to $1.63 billion in lost revenue. Mayer, who pleaded guilty in 2010 to conspiracy and tax evasion charges and then became a witness in two trials, apologized for the fraud. Prosecutors said Mayer's testimony was key to securing the conviction last year of Paul Daugerdas, the former head of Jenkens & Gilchrist's Chicago office. Posted Wednesday, July 30, 2014 5:03 pm EDT

Publisher to remove book passage that sparked Jesse Ventura lawsuit
The publisher of a book at the center of a successful defamation case brought by former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura against the estate of a former Navy SEAL said on Wednesday it would delete the passage about a bar fight that sparked the suit. HarperCollins, a subsidiary of News Corp, said the passage in the best-seller "American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History" by Chris Kyle would be removed, without offering further details. Ventura, was awarded more than $1.8 million in damages on Tuesday after a federal jury in St Paul, Minnesota, found he had been defamed in the book by Kyle, who said he hit a man who made disparaging remarks about the SEALS. Posted Wednesday, July 30, 2014 6:19 pm EDT

Sports News Headlines - Yahoo! News
(Last updated Wed Jul 30 19:15:27 EDT 2014)
NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2004 file photo, Bloomington High School running back Adrian Arrington tries to clear a pile of Providence Catholic defenders during the Class 6A championship football game in Champaign, Ill. Arrington, who later went on to play at Eastern Illinois in Charleston, is the lead plaintiff in a class-action head injury lawsuit working its way through federal court in Chicago. The NCAA and the plaintiffs announced a settlement on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. (AP Photo/ Stephen Haas, File)CHICAGO (AP) — The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports' governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn't go nearly far enough.


Posted Tuesday, July 29, 2014 8:48 pm EDT

Nadal out of 2 tournaments because of right wrist

FILE - In this July 1, 2014 file photo, Rafael Nadal of Spain plays a return to Nick Kyrgios of Australia during their men's singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London. Nadal is withdrawing from hard-court tournaments in Toronto and Cincinnati because of a right wrist injury, putting his status in doubt for a title defense at the U.S. Open. His manager announced the withdrawals Wednesday, July 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)Rafael Nadal withdrew Wednesday from U.S. Open tuneups in Toronto and Cincinnati because of a right wrist injury, putting in doubt his status for a title defense at the year's last Grand Slam tournament.


Posted Wednesday, July 30, 2014 4:21 pm EDT

Chiefs' Murray says bro, 'Bachelorette' very happy

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Aaron Murray hands off the ball during an NFL football training camp Monday, July 28, 2014, on the Missouri Western State University campus in St. Joseph, Mo. (AP Photo/The St. Joseph News-Press, Todd Weddle)ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs rookie Aaron Murray was tied up in meetings Monday night, at the same time millions of people were tuning into ABC to see whether his brother would be popping the question.


Posted Wednesday, July 30, 2014 4:03 pm EDT

Vin Scully to return for 66th season in LA in 2015

Broadcaster Vin Scully, left, embraces his wife, Sandi, at Dodger Stadium during a baseball game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Los Angeles. The Dodgers announced that Scully will remain with the team for the 2015 season. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vin Scully is staying in the booth for the Los Angeles Dodgers.


Posted Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:48 am EDT

Business News Headlines - Yahoo! News
(Last updated Wed Jul 30 18:17:32 EDT 2014)
Fed nods to firmer prices yet still focused on labor weakness

U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Yellen testifies before the Senate Banking Committee on Capitol Hill in WashingtonBy Michael Flaherty and Jason Lange WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve on Wednesday reaffirmed it was in no rush to raise interest rates, even as it upgraded its assessment of the U.S. economy and expressed some comfort that inflation was moving up toward its target. After a two-day meeting, Fed policymakers took note of both faster economic growth and a decline in the unemployment rate, but expressed concern about remaining slack in the labor market. "Labor market conditions improved, with the unemployment rate declining further," the Fed said in a statement. "However, a range of labor market indicators suggests that there remains significant underutilization of labor resources." The reference confirmed that the central bank believes there is still a ways to go before benchmark borrowing costs need to move higher despite an improving outlook for jobs and prices.


Posted Wednesday, July 30, 2014 5:23 pm EDT

U.S. economy back on track with strong second-quarter rebound

A carpenter works on a new home at a residential construction site in the west side of the Las Vegas Valley in Las VegasBy Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy rebounded sharply in the second quarter as consumers stepped up spending and businesses restocked, putting it on course to close out the year on solid footing. Gross domestic product expanded at a 4.0 percent annual rate after shrinking at a revised 2.1 percent pace in the first quarter, the Commerce Department said on Wednesday.


Posted Wednesday, July 30, 2014 4:29 pm EDT

Bank of America ordered to pay $1.27 billion for 'Hustle' fraud

A Bank of America Merrill Lynch sign is seen on a building that houses its offices in SingaporeBy Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Wednesday ordered Bank of America Corp to pay a $1.27 billion penalty for fraud over shoddy mortgages sold by the former Countrywide Financial Corp. U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan ruled after a jury last October found the second-largest U.S. bank liable for the sale by Countrywide of defective loans to government-controlled mortgage companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Rakoff also ordered former mid-level Countrywide executive Rebecca Mairone, who was also found liable and was the only individual charged, to pay $1 million, citing her "leading role" in the fraud and calling some of her testimony "implausible." While the bank's penalty was below the $2.1 billion sought by the U.S. Department of Justice, it marks another legal defeat for Bank of America over its disastrous July 2008 purchase of Countrywide, which has cost tens of billions of dollars in litigation, loan buybacks and writedowns. Bank of America has also held talks on another, potentially multi-billion-dollar settlement to resolve separate government probes into mortgage securities, including from Countrywide and its Merrill Lynch unit.


Posted Wednesday, July 30, 2014 4:44 pm EDT

S&P 500, Nasdaq end up as Fed in no rush to raise rates

The Twitter symbol is displayed at the post where the stock is traded on the floor of the New York Stock ExchangeBy Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK (Reuters) - The S&P 500 and Nasdaq ended higher on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve gave a rosier assessment of the U.S. economy while reaffirming that it is in no hurry to raise interest rates. Among the biggest positives were bank shares, with the S&P financial index up 0.4 percent, helping to support the S&P 500. Biotechnology stocks boosted the Nasdaq for a second straight day. The Nasdaq biotech index was up 1 percent after Amgen Inc posted better-than-expected earnings and raised its outlook, sending its shares up 5.4 percent to $130.01.


Posted Wednesday, July 30, 2014 5:24 pm EDT





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