Archive for July, 2014

Twitter to unveil new metrics to show wider reach – WSJ

July 18, 2014
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(Reuters) – Twitter Inc, which has been struggling to revive flagging user growth, is expected to introduce new metrics to show that its microblogging service has a wider audience who may not necessarily be logged in to their accounts, the Wall Street Journal reported.
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TCS surges on better-than-expected quarterly earnings

July 18, 2014
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MUMBAI (Reuters) – Shares in Tata Consultancy Services , India’s biggest software services exporter, rose 3.8 percent in early trading after its April-June profit and sequential U.S. dollar revenue growth of 5.5 percent beat estimates.
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Inside the secret CIA museum

July 17, 2014
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Inside the secret CIA museum

 Osama bin Laden’s assault rifle. A singed al-Qaeda training manual. A desiccated rat corpse designed to pass secret messages. A letter from an American operative on a sheet of Adolf Hitler’s personal stationery. A painting of the real story behind “Argo.” And a remote-controlled robotic dragonfly that may be the ancestor of today’s drones.
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Israel, Hamas begin humanitarian truce

July 17, 2014
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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel and Hamas began observing a five-hour humanitarian cease-fire on Thursday, after fighting raged until moments before the start of the pause and Israel vowed it would retaliate if Hamas breaks the calm.
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New Russia sanctions rattle markets, ruble tumbles

July 17, 2014
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By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) – A tightening of Western sanctions on Russia rattled world markets on Thursday, sending Moscow stocks and the ruble tumbling and lifting traditional safe-haven currencies and bonds.
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New Russia sanctions rattle markets, rouble tumbles

July 17, 2014
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By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) – A tightening of Western sanctions on Russia rattled world markets on Thursday, sending Moscow stocks and the rouble tumbling and lifting traditional safe-haven currencies and bonds.
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What Christie’s ‘judge problem’ could mean for conservatives

July 17, 2014
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What Christie’s ‘judge problem’ could mean for conservatives


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Nuclear talks: Obama hints at extension

July 17, 2014
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Hunting for a badly needed second-term foreign policy victory, President Barack Obama strongly suggested on Wednesday that he will seek to extend negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program past their initial July 20 target date for a comprehensive deal.
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Banks tug Australian shares lower after financial system report

July 15, 2014
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* Banks slip as review lists looming challenges
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Asian shares gain, count on Fed’s support

July 15, 2014
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By Hideyuki Sano TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares rose on Tuesday after Citigroup’s earnings and a fresh round of merger and acquisition activity in the U.S. healthcare industry lifted global share prices.
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