Archive for October 27th, 2013

Banksy slams One World Trade Center in rejected op-ed

October 27, 2013
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Banksy, the elusive British street artist nearing the end of a month-long New York City residency, published an op-ed column on his website Sunday slamming the design of One World Trade Center, the 104-story skyscraper scheduled to be opened on the World Trade Center site next year.
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Cheney: GOP needs to look to new generation

October 27, 2013
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Dick Cheney said Sunday that Republicans need to look to a new generation of leaders as the party deals with poor approval ratings following the government shutdown.
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Wall Street’s love affair with Facebook hinges on mobile

October 27, 2013
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By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc finally earned Wall Street’s love in the second quarter. Now it needs to make the relationship last.
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Wall Street Week Ahead: Focus on Facebook, Apple and the Fed

October 27, 2013
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By Julia Edwards NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve meeting next week is not on the minds of as many people as when it met in September, but its decision to do nothing last month is providing the fuel for more share gains in Apple and Facebook, which report results next week.
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Report: Obama aware of Merkel spying since 2010

October 27, 2013
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Berlin (AFP) – US President Barack Obama was personally informed of mobile phone tapping against German Chancellor Angela Merkel, which may have begun as early as 2002, German media reported Sunday as a damaging espionage scandal widened.
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Police: Saudi women fined for defying driving ban

October 27, 2013
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Riyadh (AFP) – At least 16 Saudi women have received fines for taking the wheel on a day set by activists to defy the kingdom’s traditional ban on female driving, police and reports said Sunday.
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STOCKS NEWS MIDEAST-SABIC slips off 18-month high after Q3 earnings

October 27, 2013
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0816 GMT – Shares in Saudi Basic Industries Corp (SABIC) slip off an 18-month high after the firm posted third-quarter earnings that were roughly in line with forecasts.
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N.C. ride operator charged with assault

October 27, 2013
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The operator of a ride at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds in Raleigh that injured five people when it started to move as riders were exiting has been arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon, the Wake County sheriff said tonight.
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Arrest ends Calif. shootout that wounded 6 officers

October 27, 2013
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ROSEVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Police said a wanted parolee fired first in a shootout that left six officers injured and led to an hours-long standoff in a suburban Sacramento city before he surrendered.
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STOCKS NEWS MIDEAST-Emaar rises to 5-year high after Q3 earnings beat

October 27, 2013
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0607 GMT – Shares in Dubai’s Emaar Properties rise to a five-year high after it posted a more than 50 percent surge in third-quarter earnings.
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