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Headline way 2 strange?

May 11, 2009

V, U or W-shaped rebound? Temp firms don’t CI to I

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Staffing industry executives do not see eye to eye on the question of when the U.S. jobs market will stabilize and start to recover, but they are beginning to position themselves for an eventual upturn.

Feud for thought….

May 5, 2009

That should be spelled “feud.”

Sam

Indeed. We corrected: GBU Editor

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Religion in the headline…

May 1, 2009

Muslims get long sentences for U.S. Army base plot

PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – Two Muslim men convicted of plotting to kill soldiers at a U.S. Army base received long prison sentences on Wednesday for a plan prosecutors said was inspired by holy war against the United States.

Scary headline

April 25, 2009

Mexico shuts schools in capital in flu scar

Hello, I noticed an error today on the Reuters site, that made me stare at the article in confusion.

Big difference…

April 24, 2009

Colorado man arrested for shooting bounty hunter “Dog”

DENVER (Reuters) – A Colorado man was arrested on Wednesday after eyewitnesses claimed he may have fired a gun at reality TV star Duane “Dog” Chapman as the bounty hunter tried to apprehend him, police said.

A fit of pique?

April 21, 2009

NBC Universal offers sneak peak at media earnings

PEAK???? Shouldn’t that be PEEK?

Ari

Of course. We corrected: GBU Editor

A real peak. Cloud rise behind Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak. REUTERS/Gopal Chitrakar

Sloppy mistakes

April 17, 2009

GM pushs faster plan to cut U.S. dealers: sources

Embarrassing that the word “pushes” was misspelled as “pushs” on a headline. Push, pushes, pushed (or is it now pushd?).

Affect/Effect

April 14, 2009

Where you live may effect cancer survival

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A study of neighborhoods suggests that modifiable factors, not genetics, underlie the racial disparities that have been seen in survival of breast and prostate cancer.

We meant progress and lawyer…

April 13, 2009

Obama sees signs of economic progess

Google is good for newspapers-company laywer says

Excellent headline: “…economic progess” Is this a new term or are you referring to economic progress?

Praising Islam?

April 9, 2009

Obama praises Islam, calls for Mideast peace

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama ended his trip to Muslim Turkey on Tuesday by calling for peace and dialogue with Islam and the creation of a Palestinian state living side by side with Israel.