July 2013 Archive

Police: $53 million in jewels stolen in Cannes

$53 million worth of diamonds and other jewels was stolen Sunday from the Carlton Intercontinental Hotel in Cannes, police said.

Economists: Yellen likely to succeed Bernanke

Economists surveyed by USA Today say Obama will select first woman to head Federal Reserve.

Weiner’s campaign chief quits as sext pal’s ‘sugar daddy’ past emerges

NY Post: Anthony Weiner’s already limp mayoral campaign suffered another huge blow yesterday, when his campaign manager abandoned the sinking ship.

Greenwald: Low-Level NSA Analysts Have ‘Powerful and Invasive’ Tool

Today on “This Week,” Glenn Greenwald claimed that NSA programs allowed low-level analysts to search the private emails and phone calls of Americans.

AP: 4 out 5 Americans Struggle with Economic Security in Lifetime

Survey data exclusive to the AP show nearly 80% of adults struggle with joblessness, near poverty or reliance on welfare for parts of their lives.

Mass. girl, 9, becomes youngest US chess master

Nine-year-old Carissa Yip is already ranked in the top 7% of the US Chess Federation after having played just three years.

S. Arabia Signs Deal with Israeli Army to Buy Weapons for Militants Fighting Syrian Gov’t

Saudi Arabia reportedly reaches a deal with Israeli army to buy Israeli weapons for militants fighting against the government of President Bashar al-Assad in Syria.

Muslim Brotherhood lower death toll in Egypt clashes to 66

The Muslim Brotherhood lowered the death toll it had reported from clashes saying that 66 people were killed as opposed to more than 200.

Violent clashes in Cairo leave dozens of Morsi supporters dead

Muslim Brotherhood claims 200 killed in overnight violence with police while Ministry of Health says only 65 dead arrived at hospitals so far.

Detroit goes bankrupt, largest municipal filing in U.S. history

With $19 billion in debt,  the city that had a population of nearly two million in the 1950′s only has about seven hundred thousand today.

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