Archive for August 21st, 2013

U.N. stops short of demading probe in Syria

August 21, 2013
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UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The U.N. Security Council said it was necessary to clarify an alleged chemical weapons attack in Damascus suburbs on Wednesday but stopped short of demanding a probe by U.N. investigators currently in Syria.
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NYC mayoral race turns personal between Quinn and de Blasio

August 21, 2013
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NEW YORK — The city’s already raucous mayoral campaign turned ugly Wednesday when Christine Quinn trashed what she said was an attack from the wife of rival Bill de Blasio over Quinn’s ability to connect with mothers because she has no children herself.
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NYSE stocks posting largest volume decreases

August 21, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — A look at the 10 biggest volume decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:
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NYSE stocks posting largest percentage decreases

August 21, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — A look at the 10 biggest percentage decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:
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Top general warns against Syria intervention

August 21, 2013
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The United States should not intervene militarily in Syria’s civil war because rebels battling Bashar Assad’s regime aren’t prepared to promote American interests if the tide shifts in their favor, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey said in a letter released Wednesday.
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Bradley Manning sentenced to 35 years for leaking secrets

August 21, 2013
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FT. MEADE, Md. — Bradley Manning, the Army private convicted of leaking hundreds of thousands of classified documents to the website WikiLeaks, was sentenced to 35 years in a military prison today.
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Methanol Trades Close to Oil Prices While Production Costs are in Line with Natural Gas: An Expert Money Manager Discusses This Relationship in This Exclusive Interview with The Wall Street Transcript

August 21, 2013
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67 WALL STREET, New York – August 21, 2013 – The Wall Street Transcript has just published its International Investing and Other Strategies 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....
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Methanol Producers Benefit from Lower Natural Gas Prices as Inputs While the Chemical Trades Closer to Oil Prices: An Expert Money Manager Discusses This Relationship in This Exclusive Interview with The Wall Street Transcript

August 21, 2013
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67 WALL STREET, New York – August 21, 2013 – The Wall Street Transcript has just published its International Investing and Other Strategies 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....
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Syrian opposition claims ‘poisonous gas’ attack

August 21, 2013
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BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian regime forces fired intense artillery and rocket barrages Wednesday on the eastern suburbs Damascus amid a fierce government offensive in what two pro-opposition groups claimed was a “poisonous gas” attack that killed dozens of people.
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WikiLeaks soldier Manning to learn his fate

August 21, 2013
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By Ian Simpson FORT MEADE, Maryland (Reuters) – Bradley Manning, the U.S. soldier convicted of the biggest breach of classified data in the nation’s history, will be told on Wednesday how much of his life will be spent in a military prison.
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