Archive for June, 2014

Google considering investment in new subsea cable – WSJ

June 22, 2014
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REUTERS – Google Inc is considering an investment in a new cable across the Pacific Ocean, the Wall Street Journal reported citing people familiar with the matter.
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Analysis – Yellen gives the green light for more stock gains

June 22, 2014
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By Luciana Lopez and Jennifer Ablan
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Sunni fighters expand offensive in Iraq

June 22, 2014
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BAGHDAD (AP) — Sunni insurgents led by an al-Qaida breakaway group expanded their offensive in a volatile western province on Saturday, capturing three strategic towns and the first border crossing with Syria to fall on the Iraqi side.
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Ralph Reed: Those who oppose same-sex marriage can draw lessons from fight against slavery

June 22, 2014
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Ralph Reed: Those who oppose same-sex marriage can draw lessons from fight against slavery


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America, meet Josh Earnest

June 21, 2014
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Josh Earnest comes to the job of White House press secretary with a reputation for Midwestern affability and a style of relating to the media that’s more honey and less vinegar.
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More than 400 U.S. drones lost in crashes, report finds

June 21, 2014
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The United States has lost more than 400 military drones in major crashes worldwide since 2001, The Washington Post said Friday in a report questioning the safety and reliability of the unmanned aircraft.
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Iranian operatives now in Iraq

June 20, 2014
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Iran has sent “small numbers” of operatives into Iraq to bolster the Shiite-led government in Baghdad, but there is no sign of a large deployment of army units, the Pentagon said Friday.
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Ukraine declares cease-fire in restive east

June 20, 2014
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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko ordered his forces to cease fire Friday and halt military operations for a week against pro-Russia separatists in the country’s east — the first step in a peace plan he hopes will end the conflict that has cost hundreds of lives.
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Spain’s Dia says in preliminary deal with Carrefour over unit sale

June 20, 2014
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MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s Dia, the world’s third-largest discount supermarkets group, said on Friday it had reached a preliminary deal to sell its loss-making Dia France unit to Carrefour.
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Dow, S&P 500 hit new highs

June 20, 2014
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose on Friday, with the Dow and the S&P 500 both closing at record highs.
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