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Chase Bank Limits Cash Withdrawals, Bans International... Before you read this report, remember to sign up to for 100% free stock alerts Chase Bank has moved to limit cash withdrawals while banning business customers from sending...

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Richemont chairman Johann Rupert to take 'grey gap... Billionaire 62-year-old to take 12 months off from Cartier and Montblanc luxury goods groupRichemont's chairman and founder Johann Rupert is to take a year off from September, leaving management of the...

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Cambodia: aftermath of fatal shoe factory collapse... Workers clear rubble following the collapse of a shoe factory in Kampong Speu, Cambodia, on Thursday

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Spate of recent shock departures by 50-something CEOs While the rising financial rewards of running a modern multinational have been well publicised, executive recruiters say the pressures of the job have also been ratcheted upOn approaching his 60th birthday...

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UK Uncut loses legal challenge over Goldman Sachs tax... While judge agreed the deal was 'not a glorious episode in the history of the Revenue', he ruled it was not unlawfulCampaign group UK Uncut Legal Action has lost its high court challenge over the legality...

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Anger Over a Film Fuels Anti-American Attacks in Libya and Egypt – New York Times

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Anger Over a Film Fuels Anti-American Attacks in Libya and Egypt
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CAIRO — Protesters angry over an amateurish American-made video denouncing Islam attacked the United States Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, on Tuesday, killing a State Department officer, while Egyptian demonstrators stormed over the fortified walls of
US posts attacked in Egypt and Libya; American diplomat killedLos Angeles Times
American Killed in Libya Protest Over FilmABC News
Romney criticizes Obama response to Libya, Egypt attacksReuters

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Ecuador’s leader says open to talks with Britain on Assange | – Reuters

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Ecuador's leader says open to talks with Britain on Assange |
By Eduardo Garcia | QUITO (Reuters) – Ecuador is ready to negotiate over the fate of Julian Assange if Britain withdraws a threat to raid its embassy in London where the WikiLeaks founder has sought refuge, President Rafael Correa said on Tuesday.
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Sweden unlikely to extradite Assange to US: AustraliaAFP
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NATO will discuss downing of Turkish plane by Syria; Turkey considers retaliation – Washington Post

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NATO will discuss downing of Turkish plane by Syria; Turkey considers retaliation
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ANKARA, Turkey — NATO will hold emergency talks on Tuesday to discuss Syria's downing of a Turkish jet fighter, but the alliance is not expected to take military action, even if it confirms Turkey's claim that the unarmed plane was attacked in
Syria insists downed Turkish plane was 'not an attack'Christian Science Monitor
Clinton Says US Will Consult With NATO on Next Syria StepsBloomberg
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Obama rebukes Congress and says ‘no excuse’ for inaction on student loans

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President criticises lawmakers for failing to strike a deal to prevent students seeing an interest hike on their college loans

President Barack Obama slammed Congress on Saturday for failing to strike a deal to prevent millions of students having to face a doubling of interest rates on their college loans.

In his weekly radio address Obama attacked politicians for stalling in a fight over the estimated six billion dollar cost of keeping the federal loans’ interest rates lower for about 7.4 million college students.

“If we know that a higher education is the clearest path to the middle class, why would we make it harder to achieve?” Obama said.

He added: “There’s no excuse for inaction … We are eight days away from nearly seven and a half million students seeing their loan rates double because Congress hasn’t acted to stop it.”

However, the Associated Press has reported that congressional bargainers do, in fact, appear to be closing in on a compromise that would head off the July 1 interest rate hike.

Aides from both parties told AP that the two sides were moving toward a deal that would see legislation push through Congress this week.

It would likely see the current 3.4% interest rate on subsidized Stafford loans preserved for another year.

The problem arose after a 2007 law gradually reduced interest rates on the loans but then required them to balloon back to 6.8% next month in a cost-saving manoeuvre.

Obama has frequently attacked Congress – where the House of Representatives is controlled by the Republicans – for scuppering efforts at new legislation, especially around issues of spending and job creation.

“This is a time when we should be doing everything in our power – Democrats and Republicans – to keep this recovery moving forward,” he said in his address.

In California, No Dog Gets a Free Bite at Your Expense

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California law has provisions governing both what happens to dogs who have attacked someone, and also what rights are available to those who are attacked.

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Zimmerman told police teen punched him before fatal shooting – CNN

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Zimmerman told police teen punched him before fatal shooting
By the CNN Wire Staff Hundreds of people gather at a park in Sanford, Florida, for a town hall meeting on the shooting of an unarmed youth. Sanford, Florida (CNN) — The core of Trayvon Martin's story has been told again and again in recent days
Shooter in Florida teen's death fears for his lifeUSA TODAY
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Killer of Florida teen told police he was attacked firstReuters
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Bank attacks use of teaser rates

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The use of “teaser” rates for new tax-free Isa accounts of banks and building societies has been attacked by Metro Bank.

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29% Seeking Justice

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A happily married family man’s quiet life is turned upside-down when his wife is brutally attacked one night while leaving work. The husband unwittingly pulls himself into a dangerous underground vigilante operation after agreeing to an intriguing…

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US advisers shot dead ‘after Koran row’ – ABC Online

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US advisers shot dead 'after Koran row'
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Two United States advisers who were shot dead in Afghanistan's interior ministry by an Afghan colleague had been mocking anti-US protests over the burning of the Koran, a government source said. The description of the shooting – which led to NATO
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