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Photo courtesy of theaustralian.com Euro falls to lowest against yen in over a decade The euro tumbled below 95 yen for the first time in almost 12 years on Monday as dealers rushed to the safe-haven Japanese unit owing to growing fears about Spain's debt crisis.
23 июля 2012
US President Barack Obama (L) and guests acknowledge U.S. military members at an Iftar dinner celebrating Ramadan at the White House. ©REUTERS/Yuri Gripas Obama praises Muslim democracy-fighters US President Barack Obama on Friday praised the courage of dissidents fighting for democracy in Muslim countries, in a message marking the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
23 июля 2012
©REUTERS/Samantha Sais Senators revive US cybersecurity bill, with changes A group of US senators has revived stalled cybersecurity legislation by offering compromises to address civil liberties concerns, an effort quickly endorsed by President Barack Obama.
22 июля 2012
Departing IMF economist rips fund's leadership A departing senior IMF economist has excoriated the fund, alleging it failed to address Europe's crisis and "suppressed" its challenges.
22 июля 2012
Batman movie director laments 'savage' massacre Batman movie director Christopher Nolan lamented Friday the "senseless tragedy' and "unbearably savage" gunning down of 12 movie goers at a Colorado theater screening of "The Dark Knight Rises."
22 июля 2012
Vigil held after US massacre at Batman screening An emotional candle-lit vigil was held late Friday for the victims of a US massacre at a premiere of the latest Batman movie, which left 12 people dead and nearly 60 injured.
22 июля 2012
Oil strikes two-year high; soya scores record high Oil prices hit two-month highs this week, driven by Federal Reserve stimulus hopes and Middle East unrest, while soyabeans soared to a record high as US supplies were hit by drought.
22 июля 2012
Rezwan Ferdaus. ©REUTERS/Handout US Al-Qaeda supporter admits to model plane plot An American supporter of Al-Qaeda pleaded guilty Friday to plotting to bomb the Pentagon and US Capitol using remote-controlled model planes laden with explosives.
22 июля 2012
US gunman bought 6,000 rounds of ammo The gunman arrested over the Colorado movie theater massacre bought more than 6,000 rounds of ammunition over the Internet in the last two months, the local police chief said Friday.
21 июля 2012
Shooting suspect in Colorado had 'loner' reputation The man suspected of shooting 12 people dead at a screening of the new Batman movie in Colorado was often seen carrying guns to and from his home and was described Friday as a "loner."
21 июля 2012
Photo courtesy of beginnersinvest.about.com Nasdaq hikes payout figure for botched Facebook IPO Nasdaq on Friday raised to $62 million the amount of money it will set aside to cover trading losses due to computer glitches that disrupted the launch of Facebook shares onto the market.
21 июля 2012
Obama, Romney halt campaigns after cinema shooting US President Barack Obama and his rival Mitt Romney suspended campaigning Friday out of respect for the victims of a shocking shooting at a Colorado movie theater that left 12 people dead.
21 июля 2012
Her last hours chronicled before Batman shooting Jessica Ghawi had escaped a mall shooting in Toronto weeks ago when an "odd feeling" led her outside, and then blogged about how fortunate she was.
21 июля 2012
©REUTERS/Lisi Niesner Time to overhaul AIDS strategies for gays - study Three decades of safe-sex messages to gays have failed to stem the spread of HIV among a population at greater risk of the AIDS virus than heterosexuals, experts warned in The Lancet on Friday.
21 июля 2012
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates. ©REUTERS/Jim Urquhart Online woes spark first Microsoft loss ever Microsoft posted its first ever loss on Thursday, shedding $492 million in the fourth quarter due to a massive $6.2 billion write-down to reflect the slump in value of its online operations.
21 июля 2012
©REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton US soldiers punished over Colombia prostitution scandal Ten US military personnel involved in the prostitution scandal that overshadowed President Barack Obama's trip to a regional summit in April in Colombia have been punished but not dismissed.
21 июля 2012
©REUTERS/Shaun Best Potato chips on the eve of their social media moment Taking crowdsourcing to new heights, Lay's potato chips is inviting consumers to go online from Friday with their ideas for a new flavor and the chance to win $1 million.
21 июля 2012
Photo courtesy of aids911.com In Washington, free HIV-AIDS testing while you wait Faced with the highest HIV-AIDS rates in the US, community health activists in the nation's capital have come up with a novel way for people to save their own lives while killing time.
21 июля 2012
Leaks have caused 'damage' to US security: lawmaker Top US military officials believe recent high-profile leaks of classified information have caused "damage" to national security operations, US lawmakers said Thursday after a closed-door hearing.
20 июля 2012
Photo courtesy of yumsugar.com US startup seeks to liberate diners from queues Robb Myer cannot stomach the notion of being stuck at the entrance of a restaurant waiting for word that a table is finally available.
20 июля 2012

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