Archive for August 16th, 2014

Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson earned police honor before shooting

August 16, 2014
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Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson earned police honor before shooting


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Jihadists kill at least 80 in north Iraq ‘massacre,’ officials say

August 16, 2014
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Baghdad (AFP) – Jihadists carried out a “massacre” in the northern Iraqi village of Kocho, killing dozens of people, most of them members of the Yazidi religious minority, officials said on Saturday.
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FTSE to keep sanctioned Russian banks in indexes for now

August 16, 2014
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Stock index compiler FTSE has decided to keep Russia’s banks Sberbank and VTB in its indexes for now but would exclude them if they issued new shares, it said late on Friday.
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Wall Street Week Ahead: U.S. stocks a safe haven, even after panic selloffs

August 16, 2014
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By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK (Reuters) – As headlines about an apparent escalation of the conflict in eastern Ukraine hit traders’ screens, selling was the word on Wall Street. Once again, though, for many it looked like nothing but another buying opportunity in U.S. stocks.
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IBM says sale of low-end server business gets regulator approval

August 16, 2014
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(Reuters) – International Business Machines Corp IBM.N said on Friday that U.S. regulators had approved the $2.3 billion sale of its low-end server business to Lenovo Group Ltd 0992.HK, as the company continues its shift to more profitable software and services like cloud computing and data analytics.
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