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Bank of America’s $16 Billion Mortgage Settlement Less Painful Than It Looks – New York Times

August 22nd, 2014 No comments

USA TODAY
Bank of America's $16 Billion Mortgage Settlement Less Painful Than It Looks
New York Times
Credit Lauren Victoria Burke/Associated Press. Related Links. Bank Papers Show Conflict and Trickery in Mortgages · Interactive Timeline: Bank of America and the Financial Crisis · Documents on Bank of America. The Justice Department said on Thursday …
Bank of America reaches record $17bn settlement over questionable mortgagesThe Guardian
Record Bank of America Settlement Latest in Government CrusadeWall Street Journal
BofA admits to post-crisis mortgage failures as part of settlementReuters
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Slaying of James Foley revives debate on paying ransom to terrorists – Los Angeles Times

August 22nd, 2014 No comments

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Slaying of James Foley revives debate on paying ransom to terrorists
Los Angeles Times
GlobalPost President and Chief Executive Philip Balboni talks with reporters Aug. 20 in Boston on Aug. 20. GlobalPost President and Chief Executive Philip Balboni talks with reporters Aug. 20 in Boston on Aug. 20. (Elise Amendola / Associated Press).
REFILE-Slain journalist's employer publishes email to family from Islamic StateReuters
US General Says Raiding Syria Is Key to Halting ISISNew York Times
James Foley beheading: Hunt on for 'British' jihadistBBC News
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Prisoner Swap With Taliban Was Illegal, Investigators Say – New York Times

August 22nd, 2014 No comments

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Prisoner Swap With Taliban Was Illegal, Investigators Say
New York Times
The Pentagon broke the law when it swapped Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five Taliban leaders, congressional investigators said Thursday. The nonpartisan Government Accountability Office said the Defense Department failed to notify the relevant congressional …
Bergdahl release violated law, used improper moniesWashington Times
Bergdahl swap illegal, top congressional lawyer saysThe Seattle Times
Bergdahl prisoner swap: Was it legal?Christian Science Monitor
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LIVE UPDATES: Cabinet convenes; over 140 rockets and mortars fired at Israel … – Haaretz

August 20th, 2014 No comments

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LIVE UPDATES: Cabinet convenes; over 140 rockets and mortars fired at Israel
Haaretz
Israeli strike reportedly targets Hamas military chief; 100 projectiles fired at Israel since truce collapsed, IDF attacks 50 targets; Hollande calls for demilitarization of Gaza. By Haaretz | Aug. 20, 2014 | 4:42 PM | 4 …
AP Analysis: Steep obstacles to any Gaza dealWashington Post
Israeli airstrikes target Hamas military chief in Gaza: reportXinhua
Donors demand Israel lifts Gaza blockade to help reconstructionFinancial Times
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Militants blame US for their apparent beheading of US journalist – Los Angeles Times

August 20th, 2014 No comments

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Militants blame US for their apparent beheading of US journalist
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Freelance journalist James Foley, left, in September 2011 on a highway in Surt, Libya. (Aris Messinis / AFP/ Getty Images). See more galleries. American journalist James Foley. Caption American journalist James Foley. Aris Messinis / AFP/Getty Images.
Islamic State Claims to Have Beheaded Captive NH PhotojournalistBoston.com
Twitter blocking accounts related to 'graphic imagery' of alleged beheadingUSA TODAY
Beheading video prompts calls for US to escalate campaign against ISISFox News
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Hopes for ‘Turning Point’ in Ferguson Despite New Clashes – ABC News

August 20th, 2014 No comments

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Hopes for 'Turning Point' in Ferguson Despite New Clashes
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Protesters and police faced off again in Ferguson, Missouri, overnight, with a thrown water bottle briefly re-igniting the turmoil, but authorities are hopeful the unrest in the St. Louis suburb is reaching a turning point. Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson …
In Ferguson, Many Outsiders Are Among Those ArrestedWall Street Journal
Grand jury to open in Ferguson amid uneasy peaceUSA TODAY
Another Night Of Unrest During Protests In FergusonHuffington Post
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No arrest for Gov. Perry, but mug shot to be taken – Washington Post

August 19th, 2014 No comments

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No arrest for Gov. Perry, but mug shot to be taken
Washington Post
AUSTIN, Texas — A Texas judge opted Monday not to issue an arrest warrant against Gov. Rick Perry, but the Republican still faces the unflattering prospect of being booked, fingerprinted and having his mug shot taken — and has assembled a team of …
Nobody Died and Made Rick Perry KingPolitico
Could Rick Perry benefit from indictment? (+video)Christian Science Monitor
Herman: For indicted Governor Rick Perry, the game beginsAustin American-Statesman

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In Ferguson, more protests — but calmer – USA TODAY

August 19th, 2014 No comments

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In Ferguson, more protests — but calmer
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FERGUSON, Mo. — With a controversial curfew lifted and the National Guard mobilized, protests were mostly peaceful Monday evening in this city that has been wracked by grief and rage over the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager.
Key figures in the Ferguson, Missouri, shootingWashington Post
Obama Appears Wary About National Guard in FergusonABC News
National Guard deploys as curfew lifted in violence-hit Missouri townReuters
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More than 2.4 million ice bucket challenge videos raise $15.6 million – Los Angeles Times

August 19th, 2014 No comments

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More than 2.4 million ice bucket challenge videos raise $15.6 million
Los Angeles Times
Elon Musk is one of many tech executives who have participated in the ALS ice bucket challenge. Elon Musk is one of many tech executives who have participated in the ALS ice bucket challenge. By Salvador Rodriguez contact the reporter.
The Viral Ice Bucket Challenge Has Raised $15.6 Million For ALSTIME
Alvernia University president, area pastors take Ice Bucket ChallengeReading Eagle
Ben Affleck reps Detroit while taking Ice Bucket ChallengeDetroit Free Press
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Gunshots, tear gas, arrests amid Ferguson curfew – USA TODAY

August 17th, 2014 No comments

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Gunshots, tear gas, arrests amid Ferguson curfew
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FERGUSON, Mo. — Seven people were arrested and one person was shot early Sunday in Ferguson, Mo., as police and protesters clashed again in a haze of tear gas despite a curfew that took effect at midnight. Missouri State Highway Patrol Capt. Ronald …
One shot, in critical condition as Ferguson, Mo., cops crack down on protesters New York Daily News
Revealed: First Photos of Cop Who Shot Michael Brown EmergeNBCNews.com
Ferguson Community Comes Together To Clean Up After Another Night Of Huffington Post
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