Archive for September 14th, 2014

Liberal Senator Sanders may seek U.S. presidency in 2016

September 14, 2014
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By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Bernie Sanders, one of the Senate’s leading liberals, said on Sunday he is thinking about running for U.S. president in 2016 as either a Democrat or an independent in a move that could complicate Hillary Clinton’s path to the White House.
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Several Arab countries offer to join air campaign on ISIL

September 14, 2014
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By Jason Szep PARIS (Reuters) – Several Arab countries have offered to join the United States in air strikes against Islamic State targets, U.S. officials said on Sunday, indicating a possible widening of the air campaign against militants who have seized parts of Iraq and Syria.
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Downward drift likely to continue

September 14, 2014
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THE local stock market was stuck in directionless trade in the early part of last week on lack of leads and quiet regional trade, with most major north Asian markets closed for the mid-autumn festival.
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Egypt, Qatar edge up; UAE markets slip

September 14, 2014
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DUBAI (Reuters) – Egypt’s stock market edged up in early trade on Sunday after the Cairo government said it would invite an International Monetary Fund mission to visit, while Qatar’s bourse rose after the country took a step to reconcile with its Gulf neighbours.
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Islamic State executes British hostage

September 14, 2014
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BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State extremists released a video showing the beheading of British aid worker David Haines, who was abducted in Syria last year, and British Prime Minister David Cameron late Saturday condemned his slaying as “an act of pure evil.”
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Obama condemns beheading of Briton by extremists

September 14, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama condemned as a “barbaric murder” the slaying of British aid worker David Haines by Islamic State extremists.
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MIDEAST STOCKS-Egypt, Qatar edge up; UAE markets slip

September 14, 2014
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MIDEAST STOCKS-IMF rapprochement may lift Egypt’s market; Emaar sets malls IPO range

September 14, 2014
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DUBAI, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Egypt’s stock market may react positively on Sunday to news that the Cairo government will invite an International Monetary Fund mission to visit, while bourses in the United Arab Emirates may continue recovering from last week’s profit-taking, with Emaar Properties setting the price range for the initial public offer...
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Islamic State: British hostage executed

September 14, 2014
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By Oliver Holmes and Ned Parker
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Rescuers end ocean search for Navy fighter pilot

September 14, 2014
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LEMOORE, Calif. (AP) — Rescuers on Saturday have called off their search of the Pacific Ocean for a Navy fighter pilot whose jet was one of two that crashed west of Wake Island.
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