Archive for August 19th, 2013

U.S. got ‘heads up’ on detention of Snowden-linked journalist

August 19, 2013
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The White House revealed on Monday that Britain had given the United States a “heads up” that it planned to detain NSA leaks journalist Glenn Greenwald’s partner, David Miranda, at Heathrow Airport over the weekend.
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Police: Mechanical problems caused deadly limo fire

August 19, 2013
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REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — A mechanical problem is to blame for igniting a limousine fire that killed five nurses who were trapped in the back, the California Highway Patrol said Monday.
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Obama asks regulators to speed up Wall Street reforms

August 19, 2013
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama plans to communicate a “sense of urgency” about finishing new rules for Wall Street when he meets with top U.S. financial regulators on Monday, a White House spokesman said.
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Judge endorses U.S. use of fraud law against Bank of America

August 19, 2013
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By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) – A federal judge has endorsed a broad interpretation of a savings-and-loan era law that the U.S. Justice Department is trying to use in cases against Wall Street banks.
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Judge bars most motive evidence in Fort Hood trial

August 19, 2013
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FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — The judge overseeing the Fort Hood shooting trial blocked prosecutors on Monday from using several witnesses and most evidence they had sought to explain the alleged motive behind the 2009 attack.
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Snowden reporter says he won’t be silenced

August 19, 2013
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LONDON (AP) — The American journalist who has written stories based on leaked documents from former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden said Monday he would not be silenced by what he described as police harassment of his partner, who was detained for nine hours as he passed through Heathrow Airport.
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Wall Street Transcript Interview with Robert W. Rigdon, the President and CEO of Synthesis Energy Systems, Inc. (SYMX)

August 19, 2013
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67 WALL STREET, New York – August 19, 2013 – The Wall Street Transcript has just published its Alternative Energy Report offering a timely review of the sector to serious investors and industry executives. This special feature contains expert industry commentary through in-depth interviews with public company CEOs and Equity Analysts. The full issue...
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Robert W. Rigdon, the President and CEO of Synthesis Energy Systems, Inc. (SYMX), Interviews with The Wall Street Transcript

August 19, 2013
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67 WALL STREET, New York – August 19, 2013 – The Wall Street Transcript has just published its Alternative Energy Report offering a timely review of the sector to serious investors and industry executives. This special feature contains expert industry commentary through in-depth interviews with public company CEOs and Equity Analysts. The full issue...
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Oscar Pistorius indicted on murder charge

August 19, 2013
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PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius was indicted Monday on charges of murder and illegal possession of ammunition for the shooting death of the double-amputee Olympian’s girlfriend on Valentine’s Day.
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Egypt turmoil deepens; militants kill 25 policemen

August 19, 2013
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CAIRO (AP) — Islamic militants on Monday ambushed two mini-buses carrying off-duty policemen in the northern region of Egypt‘s Sinai Peninsula, killing 25 of them execution-style in a brazen daylight attack that deepens the turmoil roiling the country and underscores the volatility of the strategic region.
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