Archive for July 6th, 2013

Asiana plane carried 291 passengers, 16 crew

July 6, 2013
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SEOUL (Reuters) – The Asiana Airlines plane that crash landed at San Francisco airport had 291 passengers and 16 crew members on board, the company said.
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Egypt: opposition leader named interim PM

July 6, 2013
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CAIRO (AP) — Egypt‘s new president moved to assert his authority Saturday by naming a chief rival of ousted leader Mohammed Morsi as interim prime minister and holding crisis talks with security officials on efforts to reclaim control of the streets.
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Egypt: Interim president meets with army chief

July 6, 2013
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CAIRO (AP) — Egypt‘s interim president held talks Saturday with the army chief and interior minister following an outburst of violence between supporters and opponents of ousted leader Mohammed Morsi that killed at least 36 people across the country and deepened the battle lines in the divided nation.
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Venezuela offers asylum to U.S. fugitive Snowden

July 6, 2013
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By Daniel Wallis and Deisy Buitrago CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela‘s President Nicolas Maduro offered asylum to former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden in defiance of Washington, which is demanding his arrest for divulging details of secret U.S. spy programs.
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Week Ahead: For stocks, there’s no need to fear good news

July 6, 2013
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By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street doesn’t hate good news after all.
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Egypt on edge after clashes and Islamist pushback

July 6, 2013
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CAIRO (AP) — Egyptians were on edge Saturday morning after supporters and opponents of ousted President Mohammed Morsi fought overnight street battles that left at least 30 dead across the increasingly divided country.
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Snowden gets Venezuela, Nicaragua asylum offers

July 6, 2013
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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The quest by NSA leaker Edward Snowden for a safe haven has taken a turn toward Latin America, with offers for asylum coming from the leftist presidents of Nicaragua and Venezuela.
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Wall St Week Ahead: For stocks, there’s no need to fear good news

July 6, 2013
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By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street doesn’t hate good news after all.
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U.S. touts democracy as Egyptian military takes over

July 6, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is turning to top officials to tout democracy, political transparency and peaceful protest for Egypt, a message that took on a hollow tone as the Egyptian military installed a new leader for the country and began rounding up its ousted president and his supporters.
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Asylum options for Snowden

July 6, 2013
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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The presidents of Nicaragua and Venezuela offered Friday to grant asylum to NSA leaker Edward Snowden, one day after leftist South American leaders gathered to denounce the rerouting of Bolivian President Evo Morales‘ plane over Europe amid reports that the American was aboard.
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