Archive for June 8th, 2013

Obama: U.S., China sailing ‘uncharted’ cyberwaters

June 8, 2013
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RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — The United States and China are in “uncharted waters” as they tackle the contentious issue of cybersecurity, President Barack Obama said following the opening round of talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping at a summit in the California desert.
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Floods in central Europe continue to create havoc

June 8, 2013
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BERLIN (AP) — More than 80,000 emergency personnel including firefighters and soldiers were on duty Saturday, working aggressively to contain the most dramatic floods in Germany in a decade. Thousands of residents were still unable to return to their homes, and bridges and streets were impassable in many regions of eastern and southern Germany.
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South Africa: Mandela taken to hospital

June 8, 2013
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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Former South African President Nelson Mandela is in “serious but stable” condition after being taken to a hospital to be treated for a lung infection, the government said Saturday, prompting an outpouring of concern from admirers of a man who helped to end white racist rule.
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Obama: U.S., China in ‘uncharted waters’ on cyber

June 8, 2013
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RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — The United States and China are in “uncharted waters” as they tackle the contentious issue of cybersecurity, President Barack Obama said following the opening round of talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping at a summit in the California desert.
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Officials: First victims were kin of Calif. gunman

June 8, 2013
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SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Officials say a man who went on a shooting rampage in Santa Monica, Calif., began the rampage by killing his father and brother.
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Obama says US, China must develop cyber rules

June 8, 2013
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RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — President Barack Obama told Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday it is critical to reach a “firm understanding” of how they will work together on cybersecurity, a contentious issue between the world powers.
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ICE chief ready to cede NYSE market share in bid to end rebates

June 8, 2013
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By John McCrank NEW YORK (Reuters) – The New York Stock Exchange may cede some of its share in U.S. stocks in an effort to end large trading incentives after NYSE Euronext‘s $8.2 billion sale to IntercontinentalExchange goes through, ICE’s chief executive said on Friday.
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