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Obama warns of cost of US action in Syria – 2ndlead

Obama warns of cost of US action in Syria – 2ndlead

Keywords: Obama warns of cost of US action in Syria – 2ndlead by Stephen COLLINSON WASHINGTON, August 23, 2013 (AFP) – President Barack Obama warned the United States must be wary of costly and difficult foreign interventions as calls mount for military action against Syria over alleged chemical warfare. In an interview with CNN broadcast [...]

August 23, 2013 Reporters365 Around the World 0

Obama warns of cost of US action in Syria – 2ndlead

Obama warns of cost of US action in Syria – 2ndlead

Keywords: syria Obama warns of cost of US action in Syria – 2ndlead by Stephen COLLINSON WASHINGTON, August 23, 2013 (AFP) – President Barack Obama warned the United States must be wary of costly and difficult foreign interventions as calls mount for military action against Syria over alleged chemical warfare. In an interview with CNN [...]

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Giant panda gives birth at US National Zoo

Giant panda gives birth at US National Zoo

Keywords: Giant panda gives birth at US National Zoo 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 zoo announced on Twitter after [...]

August 23, 2013 Reporters365 Around the World 0

US condemns Lebanon blasts – Lead

US condemns Lebanon blasts – Lead

Keywords: US condemns Lebanon blasts – Lead WASHINGTON, August 23, 2013 (AFP) – The United States on Friday condemned two car bombings outside Sunni mosques in the Lebanese city of Tripoli which killed 42 people and injured hundreds. US National Security Advisor Susan Rice wrote on Twitter that Washington “strongly condemns” the attacks. Rice also [...]

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UN urges Khartoum against oil shutdown

UN urges Khartoum against oil shutdown

Keywords: sudan UN urges Khartoum against oil shutdown UNITED NATIONS, August 23, 2013 (AFP) – The UN Security Council urged Khartoum on Friday to halt its threat to close the economically vital pipeline network carrying South Sudanese oil. In a unanimous declaration, the 15 council members welcomed South Sudan President Salva Kiir’s commitment to investigate [...]

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Dollar mixed after disappointing US homes sales report

Dollar mixed after disappointing US homes sales report

Keywords: Dollar mixed after disappointing US homes sales report NEW YORK CITY, August 23, 2013 (AFP) – The dollar traded mixed on Friday after a disappointing US new-home sales report fueled questions about the timing of a Federal Reserve stimulus wind-down. The euro was buying $1.3381 around 2100 GMT, up from $1.3354 late Thursday. The [...]

August 23, 2013 Reporters365 Around the World 0

US ex-porn star in Brazil to promote new erotic book – Interview

US ex-porn star in Brazil to promote new erotic book – Interview

Keywords: US ex-porn star in Brazil to promote new erotic book – Interview by Natalia RAMOS SAO PAULO, August 23, 2013 (AFP) – With her first erotic novel, out in Brazil this week, US ex-porn star Sasha Grey says she aims to forge a new path in literature while promoting women’s self-empowerment. The 25-year-old was [...]

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US soldier in Afghan massacre gets life, no parole – 2ndlead

US soldier in Afghan massacre gets life, no parole – 2ndlead

Keywords: US soldier in Afghan massacre gets life, no parole – 2ndlead by Jenny DeRaspe-Bolles JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, August 23, 2013 (AFP) – A US army sergeant who murdered 16 Afghan villagers in a horrific rampage was sentenced to life in prison with no possibility of parole on Friday. A six-member military panel returned their [...]

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‘We wanted him dead,’ say Afghans as US soldier jailed – Reax

‘We wanted him dead,’ say Afghans as US soldier jailed – Reax

Keywords: ‘We wanted him dead,’ say Afghans as US soldier jailed – Reax by Jenny DeRaspe-Bolles JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, August 23, 2013 (AFP) – Afghan villagers whose lives were ripped apart by the bloody rampage of US army sergeant Robert Bales vented their anger after he was jailed for life on Friday, saying they would [...]

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Microsoft eyes new course as Ballmer sets retirement – 4thlead

Microsoft eyes new course as Ballmer sets retirement – 4thlead

Keywords: Microsoft eyes new course as Ballmer sets retirement – 4thlead SAN FRANCISCO, August 23, 2013 (AFP) – Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer announced Friday he would retire within 12 months, opening a new chapter for a company struggling to keep pace with the fast-changing tech sector. Microsoft shares leapt as much as nine percent [...]

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