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Climate protesters march on Wall Street, block street near NYSE

Sep 23, 2014

Climate protesters march on Wall Street, block street near NYSE

NEW YORK (Reuters) Hundreds of protesters marched through New York City's financial district on Monday and blocked streets near the stock exchange to denounce Wall Street's role in raising money for businesses that contribute to climate change. Protesters stopped traffic on Broadway south of the New York Stock Exchange. Three people were arrested. #Politics #China #Business #Technology #Middle East #Argentina #United Kingdom #Mexico
Group of nations warns against outside interference in Libya

Sep 23, 2014

Group of nations warns against outside interference in Libya

NEW YORK (Reuters) A group of 13 countries, the European Union and the United Nations on Monday called for an immediate and comprehensive ceasefire and political dialogue in Libya, rejecting any outside interference in the conflicttorn North African state. The group that issued the communique on the sidelines of this week's annual gathering of world leaders at the U.N #facebook #Politics #United States #India #Business #Technology #climate change #Russia #markets #United Kingdom #Mexico #opinion
Arab Bank liable over Hamas attacks  U.S. jury

Sep 23, 2014

Arab Bank liable over Hamas attacks U.S. jury

NEW YORK (Reuters) A U.S. jury on Monday found Arab Bank Plc liable for providing material support to Hamas, and said it must compensate victims of two dozen attacks the Islamic militant group was suspected of carrying out in Israel and the Palestinian territories. Jurors needed less than two days of deliberations to reach their verdict after a sixweek trial in Brooklyn federal court that lawyers described as the first terrorism financing civil case to reach trial in the United States #facebook #Business #Brazil #Technology #France #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #opinion
U.S. court revives case accusing RBS' NatWest of aiding Hamas

Sep 23, 2014

U.S. court revives case accusing RBS' NatWest of aiding Hamas

NEW YORK (Reuters) A U.S. appeals court on Monday revived lawsuits against National Westminster Bank by about 200 victims of attacks in Israel attributed to Hamas who are seeking to hold the bank liable for handling transactions linked to the group. The 2nd U.S. #facebook #Politics #Technology #France #Middle East #markets #Italy #United Kingdom #Mexico #opinion
French national taken in Algeria, group claims kidnapping

Sep 23, 2014

French national taken in Algeria, group claims kidnapping

PARIS/ALGIERS (Reuters) A French national was kidnapped in eastern Algeria on Sunday, France's foreign ministry said, and his kidnappers issued a video threatening to kill him if Paris did not halt its intervention in Iraq. #facebook #United States #India #Business #Japan #Brazil #Technology #Arabic #Argentina #French #Mexico
Iraqi soldiers describe heavy losses as Islamic State overruns camp

Sep 23, 2014

Iraqi soldiers describe heavy losses as Islamic State overruns camp

BAGHDAD (Reuters) Iraqi soldiers described on Monday how Islamic State fighters inflicted heavy losses in a chaotic raid on a military base just an hour's drive from Baghdad, highlighting the jihadists' ability to attack highprofile targets despite U.S. air strikes. Soldiers, officials and tribal sources gave differing accounts of what happened on Sunday when the militants stormed the camp at Saqlawiya that they had been besieging. #Business #Japan #Technology #France #Middle East #Argentina #Latin America #opinion
White House intruder had 800 rounds of ammunition in car prosecutor

Sep 23, 2014

White House intruder had 800 rounds of ammunition in car prosecutor

WASHINGTON (Reuters) A decorated Iraq war veteran who scaled a fence on Friday night and got into the White House had over 800 rounds of ammunition in his car and was arrested in July with a sniper rifle and a map marking the executive mansion, a federal prosecutor said on Monday. Omar Gonzalez, 42, was also stopped, but not arrested in August walking by the White House with a hatchet in his waistband, federal prosecutor David Mudd told a federal judge. The previous interactions that Gonzalez had with the U.S. #Politics #Japan #Brazil #Technology #Arabic #Middle East #markets #United Kingdom #President #Latin America
Countries, companies mobilize around carbon pricing ahead of UN summit

Sep 23, 2014

Countries, companies mobilize around carbon pricing ahead of UN summit

NEW YORK (Reuters) The World Bank said Monday that 73 national and 11 regional governments and some 1,000 companies will join forces to push for policies setting a price on carbon emissions to encourage a shift to cleaner energy technologies. The announcement aims to build momentum for a highprofile UN summit on climate change on Tuesday that Secretary General Ban Kimoon hopes will mobilize governments and the private sector to make bold commitments to address climate change. The World Bank and United Nations have been strong advocates for policies that shift the responsibility to polluters to pay for carbon emissions #China #Japan #Brazil #Technology #Arabic #Middle East #markets #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico
British PM Cameron tries to quell party revolt over new powers for Scotland

Sep 23, 2014

British PM Cameron tries to quell party revolt over new powers for Scotland

MANCHESTER England (Reuters) British Prime Minister David Cameron tried to head off a rebellion in his Conservative party over a promise of new powers for Scotland, highlighting the difficulty of giving Scots what they want after last week's referendum on Scottish independence. Facing a difficult reelection contest next year, Cameron summoned a small group of disgruntled lawmakers to his country residence outside London on Monday to hear their complaints and to see what he could do to mollify them. One of the attendees, Conservative lawmaker James Wharton, said before the meeting Cameron needed to address concern that new powers for Scotland could disadvantage the rest of Britain, including England #facebook #India #Brazil #Technology #France #Russia #United Kingdom #british #conservatives