Archive for May 31st, 2014

Hagel: China territorial claims destabilize region

May 31, 2014
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SINGAPORE (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warned an international security conference Saturday that the U.S. “will not look the other way” when nations such as China try to restrict navigation or ignore international rules and standards.
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NBA ends dispute with Sterling’s wife, will vote on Clippers sale

May 31, 2014
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NBA ends dispute with Sterling’s wife, will vote on Clippers sale

The NBA’s Board of Governors will vote to approve Steve Ballmer as the Los Angeles Clippers‘ owner after the league canceled Tuesday’s hearing to terminate the Sterling family’s ownership of the team – a move that will likely end Donald Sterling’s 33-year reign atop the franchise.
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Ukraine crisis: Mixed signals and murky militias

May 31, 2014
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DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — The scruffy rebels who normally wander about the headquarters of the separatist Donetsk People’s Republic were mostly out of view on Friday, replaced by a disciplined new faction who showed up a day earlier with an armored personnel carrier and anti-aircraft gun.
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U.S. investigating Icahn, Mickelson in insider trading probe:source

May 31, 2014
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By Jennifer Ablan NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating possible insider trading involving billionaire investor Carl Icahn, golfer Phil Mickelson and Las Vegas gambler William Walters, a source familiar with the matter said.
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Alibaba among companies looking to invest in AppNexus – WSJ

May 31, 2014
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(Reuters) – Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is one of several companies that are in talks to invest for a stake in U.S.-based advertising technology firm AppNexus, the Wall Street Journal said, citing sources familiar with the matter.
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