Creditors object to Polaroid auction result

NEW YORK, April 3 (Reuters) – Creditors objected on Friday
to the results of the auction sale of bankrupt Polaroid Corp,
won by private equity firm Patriarch Partners, saying a joint
offer by two liquidation companies should have prevailed.

Obama climate plans face long route for passage

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. Senate vote this week rejected an effort to put climate-change legislation on a fast track, making it harder for Congress to put limits on greenhouse gas emissions this year.

New York immigrant center shooting leaves 14 dead

BINGHAMTON, New York (Reuters) – A man armed with two handguns killed 13 people at an immigration services center before apparently turning the gun on himself, authorities in Binghamton, New York, said on Friday.

Dow ends above 8,000 in best 4-week run since 1933

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks rose on Friday, with the Dow marking its best four-week winning streak since 1933, lifted by robust results from Research in Motion and comments by Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, who said the central bank will do everything it can to stabilize banks.

Obama seeks world free of nuclear arms

STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama called on Friday for a world without atomic weapons and urged allies to stand firm against Iran’s nuclear ambitions and a planned missile launch by North Korea.