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ISIS in Video: We Beheaded American Journalist

The terror group ISIS released a video Tuesday that seemingly shows the brutal beheading of American journalist James Foley, which included the group demanding President Barack Obama end military operations in Iraq. in Iraq.

UEFA investigates Italian soccer head over racism

24 minutes agoNews : The Newsroom

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — The Italian football federation's new president is being investigated by UEFA over an alleged racist comment.

JUST ANOTHER CONVENIENT SCREWUP: Wisconsin union has no idea how that forged card got in there. …

JUST ANOTHER CONVENIENT SCREWUP: Wisconsin union has no idea how that forged card got in there. Dian Palmer, president of Service Employees International Union Healthcare Wisconsin, wants one thing to be perfectly clear: Her union takes its ethical responsibilities very seriously. So it’s just baffling to her how a forged signature was used to financially [...]

Uber Hires Obama Campaign Manager, Senior Advisor David Plouffe

In an effort to convince governments that its services are key to making transportation “as reliable as running water,” transportation network company Uber has hired the man who helped Barack Obama become President of the United States in 2008, David Plouffe. Show More Summary

Job Corps turns 50 today. Here are four people the program helped.

Job Corps celebrates its 50th anniversary on Wednesday, marking a half century as one of the nation’s largest career-training networks for low-income youths. The program, a vanguard of President Lyndon Johnson’s war on poverty, has seen...Show More Summary

Iran's parliament dismisses moderate minister

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — In a move led by hard-line lawmakers, Iran's parliament dismissed the country's science minister on Wednesday over his alleged support for pro-Western voices at universities, dealing a blow to moderate President Hassan Rouhani.

Nominations from the FIDE President

Nominations from the FIDE President Commissions’ Chairmen Anti-Cheating Commission: Israel Gelfer Arbiters Commission: Panagiotis Nikolopoulos Chess in Schools Commission: Kevin O' Connell Commission for Women's Chess: Martha FierroShow More Summary

Iran parliament dismisses minister in setback for Rouhani

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Iran's parliament voted to dismiss the minister of science on Wednesday, removing an official viewed with distrust by conservatives and dealing a blow to moderate President Hassan Rouhani's liberalization program.    An impeachment motion...Show More Summary

Challenges for 2016 hopefuls: Gov. Martin O’Malley

Right Turn is on vacation, but we’re taking time to look at the challenges facing candidates likely to run for president in 2016. We’ve looked at Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) and Texas Gov. Rick Perry, but there may also be a contest in the Democratic Party, especially if President Obama’s foreign policy disasters and her […]

Youku Tudou (YOKU) CEO Victor Koo on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

By SA Transcripts: Youku Tudou Inc. (NYSE:YOKU) Q2 2014 Results Earnings Conference Call August 19, 2014; 09:00 p.m. ET Executives Victor Koo - Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Dele Liu - Board Director & President Michael Xu - Chief...Show More Summary

On Weariness

State Police Captain Ron Johnson looks at this point like he's aged 10 years, which would still make him younger than the president, who looks like he's aged a century. Missouri governor Jay Nixon looks a little bit younger, possibly because he joine...

The weakest US president ever?

A serious question: when the US last have a president this weak?…

UEFA to probe Italian federation chief's alleged racism

1 hour agoNews : The Newsroom

Paris (AFP) - European football's governing body UEFA has opened an investigation into an alleged racist comment made by new Italian Football Federation (FIGC) president Carlo Tavecchio.

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On the Web: First Data, a Payment Processing Giant, Looks Beyond the Swipe - StreetFight - "Senior Vice President of First Data Ventures Peter Donat said the partnership will allow First Data to improve its analytics platform, whichShow More Summary

Meet the climate deniers who want to be president

It’s hard to believe, surveying the GOP field of possible presidential nominees, but back in 2008 the parties were not that far apart on climate change. Sen. John McCain of Arizona, the Republican nominee, backed cap-and-trade for carbon emissions. Show More Summary

Konica Minolta Joins Two Sides

Konica Minolta has joined Two Sides, a paper industry group that promotes the responsible production, use and sustainability of print and paper. Konica Minolta’s vice president of strategic business development, Kay Du Fernandez will also serve on Two Sides’ Sustainability Committee. Two Sides says it aims to dispel common misconceptions about paper, including the belief […]

UEFA investigates Italian soccer head over racism

2 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has opened a disciplinary investigation against the new Italian football federation president over an alleged racist comment.

Mexico's 'Energy Revolution' Could Boost Schlumberger's Numbers

By Khuldune Shahid: On August 11, Mexican President Peña Nieto laid the foundation of what is being dubbed an energy revolution in the country. The Mexican president has signed a 21-component energy reform into law, which would dismantle the state-owned Petróleos Mexicanos's (Pemex) seven-decade long energy hegemony in the country. Show More Summary

Seib Video: President Obama’s Next Move on Immigration

President Barack Obama and his advisers are still thinking about things they might do on their own after Labor Day to change immigration practices in the country. Washington Bureau Chief Jerry Seib discusses the two areas where the president is considering making moves.

France's Hollande says to accelerate reforms to boost growth

French President Francois Hollande said on Wednesday he would accelerate reforms to boost growth, highlighting steps to increase homebuilding and give tax breaks to poorer households as he tries to win back voter confidence. The most...Show More Summary

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