Thursday, October 25, 2012


  • Nigerian American Christians seek tougher US action against Boko Haram

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Nigerian American Christians are demanding that the U.S. declare Boko Haram (BOH'-koh hah-RAHM') a foreign terrorist organization.

  • Obama Ahead In Florida, Colorado, Democratic-Leaning Poll Finds

    New polls conducted for the Democratic-leaning Project New America and USAction give President Barack Obama a slim lead over Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney in the key battleground states of Colorado and Florida.

  • Any US action against Iran far off: Romney

    Any US action against Iran far off: Romney. From: AAP; October 10, 2012 12:11PM. Increase Text Size · Decrease Text Size · Print · Email · Share · Add to Digg · Add to del.

  • Afghans hail US action on marines video

    Afghans hail US action on marines video. Wednesday, September 26, 2012. From Print Edition. KABUL: Afghanistan on Tuesday welcomed a Pentagon decision to put two US Marines on trial for urinating on the bodies of dead Taliban fighters and posing for ...

  • JPMorgan suit heralds wave of US action

    JPMorgan suit heralds wave of US action. By Kara Scannell, Tom Braithwaite and Shahien Nasiripour. NY Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against JP Morgan Chase Over Bear Stearns Fraud ©Getty.

  • IMF chief Christine Lagarde urges eurozone and US action to end 'terrifying ...

    IMF chief Christine Lagarde urges eurozone and US action to end 'terrifying and unacceptable' jobless rates. Christine Lagarde has called for decisive action from world leaders to end uncertainties in the global economy that are prolonging "terrifying ...

  • China's currency becomes election issue

    By Charles Riley @CNNMoney October 21, 2012: 2:15 PM ET. The value of China's currency has become an election issue. But could U.S. action spark a backlash from China? HONG KONG (CNNMoney) -- Monetary policy is a hot topic this election season.

  • George McGovern, Peace Candidate Who Knew When War Was Needed

    ... George McGovern is remembered for fighting against the Vietnam War. getty images. Give War a Chance: George McGovern is remembered for fighting against the Vietnam War.

  • Asia Gold, Silver and Crude Oil Price Outlook

    Prices were trading lower in early US action, but then moved higher following remarks from the Chicago Federal Reserve president Charles Evans, who made dovish remarks on US monetary policy.

  • Morning Copper Market Report 10/5

    The copper market early today has waffled around both sides of unchanged in the early Friday US action and from a quick glance at the charts one could conclude that copper has lost some upside momentum.

  • CARE Urges U.S. Action to Help End Child Marriage on International Day of the ...

    CARE Urges U.S. Action to Help End Child Marriage on International Day of the Girl. In honor of the very first International Day of the Girl on October 11, the global poverty-fighting organization CARE is calling on the U.S.

  • Morning Gold Market Report 10/2

    GOLD MARKET FUNDAMENTALS: (6:00 AM CST) Despite the easing move from the Royal Bank of Australia overnight, gold prices in the early US action weren't giving off definitively positive vibes. Rising unemployment readings from Spain and ongoing talk ...

  • John DiStaso's Granite Status: As the home stretch begins, visits from Obamas ...

    Another poll - this one commissioned by the liberal advocacy group U.S. Action - had Obama leading Romney by only 48 to 45 percent, within the 5 percent margin of error of 5 percent.

  • US$ 2 million from Alcoa to accelerate recycling

    United States: Alcoa and its charitable branch, the Alcoa Foundation, is to invest a sum of US$ 2 million in the new US Action to Accelerate Recycling (AAR) initiative to improve the domestic recycling rate. If landfill diversion targets are achieved ...

  • Euro hits 1-month high as Moody's affirms Spain

    The shared currency traded as high as $1.3139 in U.S. action, its highest level since Sept. 17, according to FactSet. The ICE dollar index , which measures the U.S.

  • UPDATE 2-Mexico inflation eases off 2-1/2-year high in early October

    ... up import prices. Carstens has also said that the U.S. Federal Reserve's third round of bond-buying should help cool Mexican inflation.

  • US lukewarm on potential Chancellor Steinbr├╝ck

    Although it seems likely that a CDU-led government would also be skeptical of a military strike on Iran, SPD-led governments opposed US action in both Vietnam in the 1970s and more recently (and more acrimoniously) in Iraq. Notably, former SPD ...

  • A lesson in restraint: what China tells us about Iran

    This argument should resonate among those today who fear that unilateral U.S. action might prompt intensified anti-American sentiment among Muslims, potentially strengthening jihadist ideology.

  • Monetary easing policy causes rift at IMF meeting

    Mr Bernanke issued a statement defending the US action, rejected claims that rich countries were to blame for the huge waves of capital and maintained that the monetary easing policy had helped exports from the developing world as well as benefiting ...

  • Chinese Technology Firm Rejects US Claim of Security Threat

    China's Foreign Ministry said the US action was a product of "bias," adding that all Chinese telecommunications companies "operate internationally in accordance with market economic principles.

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