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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    FBI reveals chilling death threats to Nelson Mandela during 1990 US visit

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 05:45am by AP

    ... The FBI released hundreds of pages of records tied to the visit of Mandela, which came months after he was released from a 27-year prison sentence in South Africa and four years before he became ... ceremony in honour of Martin Luther King Jnr, a US$1,000-per-plate lunch, and a request from Louis Farrakhan, the Nation of Islam leader, for a private meeting. Mandela, who became South ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Cybercriminals target California, says state Attorney General Kamala Harris

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 10:27pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in San Francisco California has become a major target of cybercrimes committed by groups with ties to Eastern Europe, China and Africa, according to a report by state Attorney ... which had links to cybercrime, financial fraud, identity theft, narcotics and human trafficking, the report said. In addition, the state's technology and entertainment-driven economy had ...

  3. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    Pending sales of pre-owned US homes disappoint with 0.1 per cent rise

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 05:16am by Bloomberg

    ... to buy." The outlook is "just more of the same, for housing and for the economy". Estimates in the Bloomberg survey ranged from a drop of 5 per cent to a rise of 5 per cent. The realtors' group revised December data from a previously reported decline of 8.7 per cent. Two of four regions, the northeast and the South, saw an increase from the previous month, the report ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US government shutdown greeted with disbelief around the world

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... people are making a lot of jokes," said Justice Malala, a political commentator in South Africa. Over the years, Malala said, South Africa often has been lectured about good governance ... at the game of political chicken playing out in Washington. They worried that instability in the United States would further damage the already shaky world economy. "It would be great if we ...

  5. News - Asia - UNITED STATES

    Strip-searched India diplomat accused of visa fraud indicted, asked to leave the US

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 09:48am by Reuters in New York, Washington

    ... for the 21st Century”. Critics accuse Obama of failing to pay sufficient attention to ties with a country viewed as a key strategic counterbalance to China and as an engine to boost the US economy ... than 170 US lawmakers signed a letter to Obama about Indian policies they said threatened US jobs. Daniel Markey, senior fellow for India, Pakistan and South Asia at the Council on Foreign ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    World economies fear being collateral damage of US government shutdown

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... economies fear collateral damage The bitter fiscal stalemate in Washington is producing nervous ripples from London to Bali, with increasing anxiety that the United States might actually default ... with the dual commando raids on targets in Africa this weekend the most recent. But the partial shutdown of the US government has shown again that Washington's problems extend beyond American ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama seeks to renew Asia role with rescheduled trip

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 09:48am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... of his childhood in Indonesia, pledged in his first term to “pivot” US foreign policy toward Asia, where the regional order is being transformed by the rapid growth of China’s economy ... Biden will tour China, Japan and South Korea next month. Biden met on Wednesday with China’s Vice-Premier Liu Yandong and discussed Beijing’s latest reforms, the White House said. Rice said ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Plans revived for traditional Chinatown gateways in Manhattan

    Posted Nov 02nd 2013, 03:50am by NYT

    ... the Bowery to the east, Worth Street to the south and Broadway to the west. Once the centre of Chinese activity in the city, those blocks have lost their primacy to other Chinese enclaves ... Chen argues gateways would buoy the spirit and economy of the neighbourhood, increase the number of visitors and attract more businesses. They would also help mark the entrances ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    New York fights website listing homes for tourists to rent

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 04:32pm by AP

    ... through such sublets. And besides, “I’ve met so many wonderful people from France, Germany, Spain, South Africa, Brazil, the Philippines.” Travel guide author Pauline Frommer says Airbnb ...

  10. Business - Economy - UNITED STATES

    Janet Yellen, set to be US Federal Reserve chief, is a driven woman

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg, NYT, AP

    ... the flood of cheap money the Fed has been pouring into the US economy at a rate of US$85 billion a month to kick-start recovery. When the current chairman, Ben Bernanke, suggested in May he might be ready to start winding down the programme, markets from South America to southern Asia reacted violently. Yellen has been known as a staunch supporter of Bernanke's medicine, but has also ...




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