Saturday 24th August 2013,
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Mexico seeks to block drug lord’s release bid

Mexico seeks to block drug lord’s release bid

Keywords: Mexico seeks to block drug lord’s release bid MEXICO CITY, August 24, 2013 (AFP) – Mexican prosecutors have urged the Supreme Court to block a bid by a second drug lord to overturn his sentence for the 1985 killing of a US law enforcement agent. Ernesto Rafael Fonseca Carrillo, alias “Don Neto,” has filed [...]

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Baby panda is born at US zoo, but who’s the daddy? – 2ndlead

Baby panda is born at US zoo, but who’s the daddy? – 2ndlead

Keywords: Baby panda is born at US zoo, but who’s the daddy? – 2ndlead by Kerry SHERIDAN WASHINGTON, August 24, 2013 (AFP) – A giant panda gave birth to a cub at the US National Zoo on Friday, raising hopes for a rare success after a series of false pregnancies and a death. “WE HAVE [...]

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US weighs military options for Syria: Hagel – Lead

US weighs military options for Syria: Hagel – Lead

Keywords: US weighs military options for Syria: Hagel – Lead ABOARD A US MILITARY AIRCRAFT, August 24, 2013 (AFP) – The Pentagon is moving forces into place in case President Barack Obama opts for military action against Syria, US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel suggested Friday. Amid calls for military intervention after the Syrian regime carried [...]

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US weighs military options for Syria: Hagel – Lead

US weighs military options for Syria: Hagel – Lead

Keywords: syria US weighs military options for Syria: Hagel – Lead ABOARD A US MILITARY AIRCRAFT, August 24, 2013 (AFP) – The Pentagon is moving forces into place in case President Barack Obama opts for military action against Syria, US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel suggested Friday. Amid calls for military intervention after the Syrian regime [...]

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Blackstone eyes Europe, Asia for real estate investment – Focus

Blackstone eyes Europe, Asia for real estate investment – Focus

Keywords: europe Blackstone eyes Europe, Asia for real estate investment – Focus by Veronique Dupont NEW YORK CITY, August 24, 2013 (AFP) – Global investment giant Blackstone is reshuffling its vast real estate portfolio, shedding US assets to buy new ones in Europe and Asia. The New York-based firm has plenty of firepower, with $64 [...]

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Blackstone eyes Europe, Asia for real estate investment – Focus

Blackstone eyes Europe, Asia for real estate investment – Focus

Keywords: Blackstone eyes Europe, Asia for real estate investment – Focus by Veronique Dupont NEW YORK CITY, August 24, 2013 (AFP) – Global investment giant Blackstone is reshuffling its vast real estate portfolio, shedding US assets to buy new ones in Europe and Asia. The New York-based firm has plenty of firepower, with $64 billion [...]

August 24, 2013 Reporters365 Around the World 0

Fort Hood shooter Hasan convicted, faces death penalty – 3rdlead

Fort Hood shooter Hasan convicted, faces death penalty – 3rdlead

Keywords: Fort Hood shooter Hasan convicted, faces death penalty – 3rdlead by Phil Jankowski FORT HOOD, August 24, 2013 (AFP) – A US Army officer who killed 13 people in a rampage on a Texas military base was found guilty of premeditated murder Friday and now faces a possible death sentence. The verdict against 42-year-old [...]

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Giant panda gives birth at US National Zoo – Lead

Giant panda gives birth at US National Zoo – Lead

Keywords: Giant panda gives birth at US National Zoo – Lead by Olivia HAMPTON WASHINGTON, August 23, 2013 (AFP) – A giant panda gave birth to a cub Friday at the US National Zoo in Washington, raising hopes for a rare success after a series of false pregnancies, officials said. “WE HAVE A CUB!!” the [...]

August 24, 2013 Reporters365 Around the World 0

No race motive in Australian’s murder: prosecutor

No race motive in Australian’s murder: prosecutor

Keywords: No race motive in Australian’s murder: prosecutor WASHINGTON, August 23, 2013 (AFP) – US prosecutors handling the case of two black teenagers accused of shooting dead a white Australian baseball player said Friday there was no evidence to suggest the killing was racially-motivated. The murder of Chris Lane, 22, in the small Oklahoma town [...]

August 23, 2013 Reporters365 Around the World 0

S&P 500 squeezes out weekly gain, but Dow falls

S&P 500 squeezes out weekly gain, but Dow falls

Keywords: S&P 500 squeezes out weekly gain, but Dow falls NEW YORK CITY, August 23, 2013 (AFP) – The S&P 500 managed a minute weekly gain Friday after two straight weeks lower, but headwinds for blue chips left the Dow lower for the period, extending its losses for a third week. Company and sector reports [...]

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