Archive for May, 2013

With drones everywhere, what’s private?

May 30, 2013
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With drones everywhere, what’s private?

UK police officers use a remote control drone fitted with a TV camera to help combat potential …ATLANTA—Earlier this month, a woman in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle noticed a small camera-equipped drone buzzing around outside the third-floor window of her home. She sent her husband out to tell the man operating the small...
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Special prosecutor for I.R.S. flap? 3 of 4 Americans say yes

May 30, 2013
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Special prosecutor for I.R.S. flap? 3 of 4 Americans say yes

President Barack Obama speaks at a fundraiser for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee at the Chicago … By an overwhelming 4-1 margin, Americans say they want a special prosecutor to look into charges that the Internal Revenue Service improperly targeted conservative groups, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday.
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News Corp to delist from London Stock Exchange

May 30, 2013
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REUTERS – Rupert Murdoch‘s News Corp said it will cancel its listing on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) , citing low levels of trading volume.
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Banks, traders back new Nasdaq derivatives market

May 30, 2013
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LONDON (Reuters) – Key banks, brokerages and high-frequency trading firms are backing a new London derivatives market set up by Nasdaq OMX , which the exchange is launching to shake up competition in trading European interest-rate products.
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Congress on bomb fact-finding mission

May 30, 2013
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – U.S. congressmen will meet security officials in Moscow this week to find out whether the FBI could have done more with Russian intelligence on the Boston bombing suspect to prevent the attack, one of the lawmakers said on Wednesday.
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Sources: Obama preparing to name Comey to FBI

May 30, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is preparing to nominate former Bush administration official James Comey to head the FBI, people familiar with the decision said Wednesday.
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Congressmen on bombing fact-finding mission

May 30, 2013
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – U.S. congressmen will meet security officials in Moscow this week to find out whether the FBI could have done more with Russian intelligence on the Boston bombing suspect to prevent the attack, one of the lawmakers said on Wednesday.
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Judge rejects Holmes’ challenge to state’s insanity law

May 30, 2013
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DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s laws on insanity pleas and the death penalty are constitutional, a judge ruled Wednesday, rejecting a key argument by lawyers for the defendant in the deadly movie theater shootings.
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Nasdaq paying $10M to settle Facebook disruption

May 30, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Nasdaq has agreed to pay a $10 million penalty to settle federal civil charges after regulators said its systems and decisions disrupted Facebook‘s public stock offering last year.
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Analysis: Trickle, not flood, seen when overseas stocks open to Chinese

May 30, 2013
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By Pete Sweeney and Samuel Shen SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Signals Beijing is preparing to unleash the buying power of Chinese individual investors on overseas markets may have some stock brokers salivating at the prospect the new money can add another leg to Wall Street’s record-breaking rally.
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