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eMediaWorld.com Egypt considers Outlaw of Muslim Brotherhood

August 17, 2013 5:57 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Egypt considers Outlaw of Muslim Brotherhood

CAIRO — Egyptian authorities are considering disbanding the Muslim Brotherhood group, a government spokesman said Saturday, once again outlawing a group that held the pinnacle of government power just more than a month earlier. The announcement comes after security forces broke up two sit-in protests this week by those calling […]

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eMediaWorld.com: Pyro-mania: Fireworks fans hold explosive meeting

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eMediaWorld.com: Pyro-mania: Fireworks fans hold explosive meeting

SLIPPERY ROCK, PA — One tent promises you’ll “Have fun and learn to make almost perfect Gasoline Fireballs.” Another display provides tips on “Black-Powder-Coated Rice Hulls for Lift and Burst, An Easy Way, Using an Optimized Ball-Mill and Star-Roller.” You can also check out “Pyrobilia,” or collectible fireworks. Those topics […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reactions to developments in Egypt

August 16, 2013 4:40 PM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reactions to developments in Egypt

Reactions on Friday around the world to developments in Egypt following clashes in which hundreds of people were killed and thousands injured: EUROPEAN UNION – European leaders spoke Friday about the need for a coordinated EU response to the violence in Egypt and agreed there should be a meeting of […]

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eMediaWorld.com NY prosecutor: ‘London Whale’ charges a warning

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eMediaWorld.com NY prosecutor: ‘London Whale’ charges a warning

NEW YORK — Financial companies need to create an honest culture among employees to prevent the kind of conspiracy that enabled two former JPMorgan Chase & Co. traders in London to falsify bank records to cover up trading losses that cost the bank more than $6 billion, authorities say. U.S. […]

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eMediaWorld.com: Legal tussle erupts over bones of Richard III

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eMediaWorld.com: Legal tussle erupts over bones of Richard III

LONDON — He’s been deposed, reviled, buried and dug up, and now a new battle looms over England’s King Richard III. A British High Court judge on Friday granted a group of Richard’s relatives permission to challenge plans to rebury the 15th-century monarch in the central England city of Leicester, […]

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eMediaWorld.com: Forecast-busting US jobless claims data hit stocks

August 15, 2013 9:45 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com: Forecast-busting US jobless claims data hit stocks

LONDON — A fall in weekly U.S. jobless claims to a near six-year low Thursday reinforced expectations that the Federal Reserve will start to reduce its monetary stimulus next month, sending stocks sharply lower and the dollar up. The Labor Department reported that weekly claims slid 15,000 last week to […]

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eMediaWorld.com: Rockefeller impostor sentenced for US murder

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eMediaWorld.com: Rockefeller impostor sentenced for US murder

LOS ANGELES, CA — A man who assumed numerous identities, including as a Rockefeller heir, has been sentenced to 27 years to life in prison for a murder in California. German immigrant Christian Gerhartsreiter was sentenced Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court for the killing of John Sohus, who disappeared […]

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eMediaWorld.com: Boston Marathon suspect’s friends face obstruction charge

August 13, 2013 4:30 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com: Boston Marathon suspect’s friends face obstruction charge

BOSTON — Two college friends of the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect face arraignment on charges of disposing evidence from his dormitory room. Dias Kadyrbayev and Azamat Tazhayakov are scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday in federal court on charges of conspiracy to obstruct justice. If convicted, they face up to […]

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eMediaWorld.com Obama calls for reforms on intelligence gathering

August 10, 2013 6:14 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Obama calls for reforms on intelligence gathering

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama announced new oversight measures for recently revealed domestic and foreign surveillance programs, saying he is confident they are “not being abused” but that they must be more transparent. He gave no indication the government would end the massive collection of information about telephone calls and […]

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eMediaWorld.com Israel risks loss of EU funding over settlements

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eMediaWorld.com Israel risks loss of EU funding over settlements

JERUSALEM — Europe’s tough new stance against Jewish settlements could cost Israel hundreds of millions of dollars in EU research grants, putting a hefty price tag on its refusal to stop building on lands Palestinians want for a state. Deputy Foreign Minister Zeev Elkin suggested Friday that Israel would forgo […]

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