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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:59:52 GMT
The Hostage Situation That Keeps Turkey From Going After Islamic State - Businessweek (blog)
Especially after the execution of [the American journalist James Foley] it has become all the more difficult to do something which Islamic State might perceive as a wrong move.” On Tuesday, the militants claimed to have beheaded Steven Sotloff, another . .

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:30:26 GMT
BusinessweekU.S. drones targeted the head of the Islamist insurgent group al-Shabaab in southern Somalia, a regional governor said, as African leaders met in Kenya to discuss ways of dealing with the threat posed by militants. Ahmed Abdi Godane was among a number .

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:04:29 GMT
Texas Calls Voter ID Trial Obama Play For Minority Votes - Businessweek
Chron.com - While the state insists the law thwarts fraud, the Obama administration rejects that as a veneer for discrimination. The government seeks to persuade U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos to throw out the rules and put the state's elections back .Voter ID Law in Texas Heads to Trial This WeekJDJournal.comall 222 news articles .

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 22:08:22 GMT
Aside from the U.S., the remaining three slots were Asian: Singapore, Japan and Hong Kong. The results are based on data from the United Nations and other international organizations as well as the Forum's surveys of business executives. The Forum . .

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 22:32:26 GMT
US Temporarily Blocks Norwegian Air's Request to Fly - Norwegian is operating its routes with Boeing Co. (BA:US)'s 787, the company's latest and most-efficient model. The carrier eventually wants to serve U.S. cities such as Oakland, California, and Fort Lauderdale, Florida, it said in its filings with the . .

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:24:10 GMT
Lawmakers: Islamic State groups wants to hit US - Businessweek
SFGate - Without offering specifics on any threats or suggestions on how to confront them, the leaders of the Senate and House intelligence committees on Sunday prodded the White House to work to prevent the Islamic State extremists from launching attacks on U .AP News in Brief at 10:58 pm EDTNew Jersey Heraldall 437 news articles .

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 05:00:07 GMT
“We will sell Pepper in the United States within a year after gathering information in Japan,” Tomizawa said. “I won't be surprised if Pepper sales will be half to business and half to consumers.” SoftBank Robotics was established as a subsidiary in . .

Wed, 03 Sep 2014 00:41:40 GMT
“How would you shake the United States back? Attack a bank in cyberspace,” said Alexander, a retired U.S. Army general who has started his own cybersecurity company to sell services to U.S. banks. “If it was them, they just sent a real message: 'You're . .

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 04:16:44 GMT
Obama to Deliver Warning to Putin on NATO's Frontier - Obama added a stop in Tallinn, Estonia, to a long-scheduled trip to this week's North Atlantic Treaty Organization summit in Cardiff, Wales, as Putin ramped up support for separatists in Ukraine even after sanctions by the U.S. and European Union. By . .

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:06:15 GMT
That's according to a study released today by the Conference Board, covering 464 occupations in the U.S. that range from sewage plant workers (in demand) to judicial law clerks (not in demand). It covers the period from 2012 to 2022. A summary of the . .