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eMediaWorld.com Reports NRA: Get ‘homicidal maniacs’ off streets

September 22, 2013 8:04 PM2 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports NRA: Get ‘homicidal maniacs’ off streets

WASHINGTON — Greater efforts are needed to identify and lock up mentally ill people who are dangerous, a top National Rifle Association official responding to the recent Washington Navy Yard shootings said Sunday. The nation’s mental health system is “in complete breakdown,” resulting in not enough of the mentally ill […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Markets drift after mixed US retail sales data

September 14, 2013 9:56 AM1 comment
eMediaWorld.com Reports Markets drift after mixed US retail sales data

LONDON — A mixed set of U.S. retail sales data did little to alter the cautious mood in markets Friday as investors geared up for next week’s crucial meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve. Ongoing uncertainty over Syria also kept a lid on sentiment. Though retail sales in August rose […]

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eMediaWorld Markets ending volatile week on steady note

August 24, 2013 4:50 AM1 comment
eMediaWorld Markets ending volatile week on steady note

LONDON — Stocks made some modest gains Friday at the end of a week that’s been dominated by speculation over when the U.S. Federal Reserve will start reducing its stimulus. Aside from a whopping 13 percent fall in U.S. new home sales in July, there’s been little economic news to […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Sanctions biting but Iran not budging

August 23, 2013 10:52 AM1 comment
eMediaWorld.com Reports Sanctions biting but Iran not budging

WASHINGTON — New signs are emerging that international sanctions are taking a deepening toll on Iran’s economy — putting billions of dollars in oil money out of the government’s reach. Yet there is no indication the distress is achieving the West’s ultimate goal of forcing the Islamic Republic to halt […]

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eMediaWorld.com Emerging markets take brunt of Fed tapering fears

August 20, 2013 3:59 AM1 comment
eMediaWorld.com Emerging markets take brunt of Fed tapering fears

LONDON — Shares around the world, particularly those in emerging economies, fell Tuesday as investors braced for the phasing out of a U.S. central bank stimulus program that has shored up markets for the past few years. Stock benchmarks and currencies in developing countries such as India and Indonesia have […]

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eMediaWorld.com 2013 Oil falls below $107 as stock markets stall

August 19, 2013 5:14 AM2 comments
eMediaWorld.com 2013 Oil falls below $107 as stock markets stall

MARKETS – The price of oil fell below $107 a barrel Monday as traders pondered the effects of the Egyptian crisis on transport costs and whether the U.S. Federal Reserve will start to reduce its monetary stimulus next month. By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark oil for September delivery was […]

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eMediaWorld.com Markets muted despite earlier China volatility

August 18, 2013 5:48 AM1 comment
eMediaWorld.com Markets muted despite earlier China volatility

LONDON — Financial markets were ending the week on a subdued tone Friday, as expectations grew that the Federal Reserve will soon start to reduce its monetary stimulus. Chinese shares, by contrast, had a hugely volatile day after a trading frenzy that was blamed on one brokerage’s mistaken computerized orders. […]

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eMediaWorld.com: Drug lord’s release painful for victims’ relatives

August 17, 2013 10:07 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com: Drug lord’s release painful for victims’ relatives

MEXICO CITY — On a sunny winter morning in 1984, two young American couples dressed in their Sunday best walked door to door in the western Mexican city of Guadalajara, trying to spread their faith as Jehovah’s Witnesses. A few hours later they disappeared. The next month an American journalist […]

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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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