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Unemployment insurance not dead, US Democrats vow

Unemployment insurance not dead, US Democrats vow

US Democrats insisted Thursday that efforts to extend unemployment benefits were not dead despite their failure to pass Congress, warning that ignoring jobless struggles in an election year would be political dynamite. Extended benefits beyond the standard 26 weeks of jobless aid expired in late December for more than 1.3 million Americans and counting. President [...]

January 16, 2014 Reporters365 Around the World 0

NSA scoops up millions of text messages a day: report

NSA scoops up millions of text messages a day: report

The US National Security Agency has collected almost 200 million mobile phone text messages a day from around the world, a report said Thursday, in the latest revelations from the Edward Snowden files. The Guardian newspaper and Britain’s Channel 4 News reported that the NSA used the messages to extract data on the location, contact [...]

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PDP Petitions IGP Over APC’s Claim Of Shooting of Five Children By Police

PDP Petitions IGP Over APC’s Claim Of Shooting of Five Children By Police

The Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP says the probe ordered by the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar into the Sunday, January 12, 2014 incident in Port Harcourt during which the police was alleged to have shot the senator representing Rivers South/East Zone, Magnus Abe is a welcome development. The PDP in [...]

January 16, 2014 Reporters365 Around Nigeria 0

Nigeria Military get new helms men

Nigeria Military get new helms men

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has in the exercise of the powers conferred on him by the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria approved the following changes in the nation’s Military High Command: Air Marshal Alex Badeh takes over from Admiral Ola Sa’ad Ibrahim as Chief of Defence Staff; Major-General Kenneth Tobiah Jacob Minimah takes [...]

January 16, 2014 Reporters365 Around Nigeria, More News 1

Comet-chasing probe to be roused from sleep

Comet-chasing probe to be roused from sleep

One of the most ambitious missions in the history of space goes into high-risk mode on Monday when Europe rouses a comet-chasing probe from years of hibernation. “The most important alarm clock in the Solar System” will end the scout Rosetta’s long slumber, gearing it for a historic rendezvous in deep space, the European Space [...]

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Egypt presidency hails ‘high turnout’ in key referendum

Egypt presidency hails ‘high turnout’ in key referendum

Egypt’s presidency hailed on Thursday the “high turnout” in a constitutional referendum, billed by the military-installed government as an endorsement of the overthrow of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in July. The president’s spokesman “remarked, on the high turnout in the referendum, that it was a beautiful day for Egypt and democracy,” a statement said. Official [...]

January 16, 2014 Reporters365 Around the World 0

British cuts limiting military partnership with US: Gates

British cuts limiting military partnership with US: Gates

Britain’s military cuts mean it will no longer be a full partner alongside United States forces, former US defence secretary Robert Gates said Thursday. Gates, who served under US presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush, said Britain no longer had the complete spectrum of capabilities, meaning its relationship with the US military was shifting. [...]

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Michelle Obama, serene at 50

Michelle Obama, serene at 50

Michelle Obama turns 50 on Friday as one of America’s most respected women. But the popular first lady has yet to break free of the confines of one of the toughest jobs in politics. The former Michelle Robinson did not take to politics quickly in the shadow of her high-wattage husband and was even a [...]

January 16, 2014 Reporters365 Around the World 0

Judge chides Apple for blocking e-book monitor

Judge chides Apple for blocking e-book monitor

A federal judge Thursday rejected Apple’s request for more time to comply with a ruling on e-book price-fixing, while chastising the company for failing to cooperate with a court-appointed monitor. US District Judge Denise Cote denied Apple’s request to delay enforcement of the order that stems from a ruling in July that Apple illegally colluded [...]

January 16, 2014 Reporters365 Around the World 0

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