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Saudia Arabia Turns Its Back On Oil !

By Daniel Fineren DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia may be starting to overcome a long addiction to generating electricity from its own oil, easing a nagging concern for a global market reliant on free-flowing crude exports from the kingdom. Over […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Business, World News

Pastor to Face Church Trial Over Officiating At Same Sex Marriage

By Dave Warner PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – A Methodist pastor accused of violating the denomination’s teachings by officiating at a same-sex marriage was set to face a church trial on Monday in rural Pennsylvania. The trial for Rev. Frank Schaefer, who […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Domestic News, Features

Supreme Court Justice Concerned Over Federal Judge Requiring Race And Gender Be Taken Into Account In Selecting A Legal Team

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. Supreme Court justice expressed concerns on Monday about how a federal judge required plaintiffs’ lawyers to take race and gender into account in picking their legal team. The court declined to review […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Domestic News, Features

Brooklyn Diver Dies During Freediving Competition In The Bahamas

By Karen Brooks (Reuters) – A record-holding diver died during a freediving competition in the Bahamas on Sunday in what officials said was the first fatality in the sport’s 21 years of official competition. American diver Nicholas Mevoli of Brooklyn […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Domestic News

Foreign Investors Show Faith In Long Term US Securities

By Steven C. Johnson NEW YORK (Reuters) – Foreigners fled from short-term U.S. assets in September as a budget battle in Washington raised fears the government could default on some obligations, though demand for longer-term securities rose, U.S. Treasury data […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Business, Domestic News, World News

Europe Needs To Get Tough On Banks

By Thomas Atkins FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Europe needs to stop propping up ailing banks and also have the courage to tackle lenders viewed as “too big to fail” if it wants to repair its financial sector and restore growth, leading […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Business, World News

Secret Underground Nuclear Site Being Built In Iran

PARIS (Reuters) – An exiled Iranian opposition group said on Monday it had information about an underground nuclear site being built in Iran and that this was among a number of secret venues for an atomic bomb program. The National […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Domestic News, World News

$200 Billion A Year Lost To Climate Change Extreme Weather Events!

By Nina Chestney WARSAW (Reuters) – Global economic losses caused by extreme weather events have risen to nearly $200 billion a year over the last decade and look set to increase further as climate change worsens, a report by the […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Business, Domestic News, World News

Google And Microsoft To Block On Line Searches For Child Sex Abuse Images

LONDON (Reuters) – Google and Microsoft unveiled measures to block online searches for child sex abuse images on Monday as part of a bid by British authorities to crackdown on Internet pedophiles. The companies said as many as 100,000 search […]

by · November 18, 2013 · World News

U.N. Urges Europe To Lead In Combating Climate Change

By Andrius Sytas VILNIUS (Reuters) – U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged the European Union on Monday to stay at the vanguard of efforts to combat climate change, sweeping aside arguments led by Poland and business leaders that the bloc […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Business, Science, World News

Major European Banks Accounting Practices Leave Investors Guessing

By Huw Jones LONDON (Reuters) – Big variations in how major European Union banks do their accounts can leave investors guessing over their financial health and could also undermine financial stability, a top regulator said on Monday. Banks’ accounting practices […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Business, World News

Nelson Mandel in stable but critical condition

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Nelson Mandela remains in a stable but critical condition more than two months after hospital doctors treating him for a lung infection let him return home to convalesce, the South African government said on Monday. The former […]

by · November 18, 2013 · World News

Jordan Seeks UN Security Council Seat

By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) – Jordan has formally submitted a bid for a two-year seat on the U.N. Security Council, officials said on Monday, after its ally Saudi Arabia rejected the position partly in protest over international failure to […]

by · November 18, 2013 · World News

China Musters Medical Aid for the Philippines

BEIJING (Reuters) – China said on Monday it was ready to rush an emergency medical team to the Philippines to help survivors of the November 8 typhoon, and was just waiting for approval from Manila. China’s response to the disaster […]

by · November 18, 2013 · World News

Women Rule! 30% Of All German Corporate Board Seats Must Be Held By Women

By Erik Kirschbaum BERLIN (Reuters) – Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and the Social Democrats (SPD) agreed on Monday to introduce legislation requiring German companies to allot 30 percent of their non-executive board seats to women from 2016. Negotiators from the […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Business, World News