Archive for August 27th, 2013

Obama turns to Bush playbook on Syria

August 27, 2013
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President Barack Obama, sure to fall short of getting explicit U.N. approval for any military strikes against Syrian strongman Bashar Assad’s forces and facing potential divisions inside NATO, has instead been assembling allies and partners in a coalition of the willing that recalls the Iraq War.
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Heat wave hits Midwest as kids return to school

August 27, 2013
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Wall Street falls as nations back firm response to Syria

August 27, 2013
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By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks dropped on Tuesday on rising geopolitical tensions over the possibility of a military strike against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad‘s forces for a chemical weapons attack against civilians.
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BlackBerry eyes spinoff of messaging service – WSJ

August 27, 2013
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TORONTO (Reuters) – BlackBerry Ltd is considering spinning off its messaging service into a separate unit, the Wall Street Journal said on Tuesday, quoting people familiar with the matter.
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West edges closer to Syria strikes

August 27, 2013
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The US and its allies Tuesday edged closer to launching strikes against Syria, accused of deadly chemical weapons attacks that UN arms experts are investigating for a second day.
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British Sky Broadcasting Group Plc: Buy, Sell Or Hold?

August 27, 2013
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Indian equities see sales of $86.11 mln by foreign funds on Aug 26 – regulatory data

August 27, 2013
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MUMBAI (Reuters) – Foreign institutional investors sold $86.11 million in Indian equities, but bought $131.2 million in debt on August 26, data from the stock market regulator showed on Tuesday.
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Sheriff: Missing Arizona teen found dead in Oregon

August 27, 2013
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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The father of an Arizona teenager whose body was found Monday evening near his abandoned SUV in the woods of southern Oregon said his son was “a young man who had a broken heart.”
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Crews report progress against Yosemite fire

August 27, 2013
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TUOLUMNE CITY, Calif. (AP) — Crews were finally gaining ground on a massive wildfire burning near Yosemite National Park and no water or power disruptions were expected from ash raining on the main reservoir that supplies San Francisco, officials said late Monday.
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Hong Kong Exchange names former NYSE LIFFE executive as LME CEO

August 27, 2013
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HONG KONG (Reuters) – The Hong Kong Stock Exchange named industry veteran Garry Jones as the CEO of the London Metal Exchange, ending a high-profile recruitment process by selecting a former top executive at the NYSE Liffe.
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