Archive for July, 2014

Africa operations boost Barclays Africa first-half earnings

July 30, 2014
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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Barclays Africa Group’s posted an expected 10 percent rise in first-half headline earnings on Wednesday boosted by its Africa operations.
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Barclays Africa first-half earnings up 10 percent

July 30, 2014
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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Barclays Africa Group posted an expected 10 percent rise in first-half headline earnings on Wednesday boosted by its newly integrated Africa operations.
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Parents of slain Israeli teen speak out

July 29, 2014
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The parents of one of the three Israeli teens abducted and killed by Palestinians last month say they hold Hamas responsible for the murders despite questions raised recently about whether the Islamic group’s leadership actually ordered the operation.
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U.S. says Russia violated 1987 missile pact

July 29, 2014
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The Obama administration is accusing Russia of violating a 1987 nuclear missile treaty, calling the breach a, quote, ‘very serious matter.’
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U.S. teen held in Israel after arrest

July 28, 2014
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The U.S. is confirming that a 15-year-old American citizen is being held by Israeli authorities for his alleged role in protests earlier this month in East Jerusalem.
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No Labels? No results? No problem.

July 28, 2014
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No Labels? No results? No problem.

In 2010, a group of political veterans who said they were tired of the extreme partisanship paralyzing Washington created an organization to advance their new cause. The founding mission of No Labels was “to move America from the old politics of point scoring toward a new politics of problem-solving.” Through a combination of congressional...
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Wall Street yawns as deal news offsets data; Herbalife sinks

July 28, 2014
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By Caroline Valetkevitch
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TSX flat as miners’ gains offset by losses in oil shares

July 28, 2014
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By John Tilak TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index was little changed on Monday as a decline in shares of energy producers, as oil prices dropped, neutralized strength in mining shares.
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Tentative deal reached on VA reform

July 28, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees have reached a tentative agreement on a plan to fix a veterans’ health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays.
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Death toll mounts as clashes intensify in Ukraine

July 28, 2014
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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Officials in rebellion-wracked eastern Ukraine say at least eight civilians have been killed by fighting and shelling in two cities held by separatist militants.
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