Archive for August 4th, 2012

Wildfires blaze across drought-plagued Oklahoma

August 4, 2012
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OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) – Wildfires burned out of control on Friday in Oklahoma, destroying homes and shutting down highways in a state that has suffered 18 straight days of 100-plus degree temperatures and persistent drought.
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Syrian forces pound rebel frontline in Aleppo

August 4, 2012
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ALEPPO, Syria (Reuters) – A Syrian army helicopter fired machinegun rounds and troops shelled rebel positions in Aleppo on Saturday, a Reuters witness said, as they tried to break through the insurgents’ frontline in a battleground district in the country’s largest city.
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Wall St Week Ahead: Positive momentum in the face of headwinds

August 4, 2012
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – To borrow from “Star Wars,” the Force is strong with this stock market.
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Knight Capital heads into make-or-break weekend

August 4, 2012
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(Reuters) – Knight Capital Group Inc‘s future remained in flux as it headed into the weekend trying to clinch a rescue deal, but there was skepticism on Wall Street that one of the largest U.S. equities trading firms would find a suitor before Monday.
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