Archive | August, 2014

Retreat in China’s PMIs heightens calls for policy easing

Posted on 31 August 2014

BEIJING (Reuters) – Growth in China’s vast factory sector cooled in August as foreign and domestic demand slowed, two surveys showed on Monday, spurring new calls for more policy easing to prevent the economy from stumbling once more.

Retreat in China’s PMIs heightens calls for policy easing

Posted on 31 August 2014

BEIJING (Reuters) – Growth in China’s vast factory sector cooled in August as foreign and domestic demand slowed, two surveys showed on Monday, spurring new calls for more policy easing to prevent the economy from stumbling once more.

Asian shares edge past China blues, euro wallows

Posted on 31 August 2014

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares edged higher on Monday, with investors wary of a deepening crisis in Ukraine and a downbeat China manufacturing survey, while the euro touched a fresh one-year low ahead of this week’s European Central Bank meeting.

Leap Motion Controller Mount for Oculus Rift Now Available

Posted on 31 August 2014

Company is also working on embeddable “mega sensor” for future VR headsets Palmer Luckey, the creator of the Oculus Rift virtual reality head-mounted display (HMD), recently told GamesIndustry International that VR may not become mainstream for quite some time to come. One of the things currently holding VR back, per Luckey, is the use of […]

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Leap Motion Controller Mount for Oculus Rift Now Available

Posted on 31 August 2014

Company is also working on embeddable “mega sensor” for future VR headsets Palmer Luckey, the creator of the Oculus Rift virtual reality head-mounted display (HMD), recently told GamesIndustry International that VR may not become mainstream for quite some time to come. One of the things currently holding VR back, per Luckey, is the use of […]

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Terror-Supporting Islamist Finds ‘Humor’ in Saying ‘9-11, 7-7, 3-11’ During Mic Check Before CNN Interview

Posted on 31 August 2014

When last seen in coverage at NewsBusters, Anjem Choudary was sparring with Sean Hannity while claiming that ISIS atrocities are a Western “falsehood” and that one day Islamic Sharia will be implemented “in the whole world one day.”

Before getting to his latest stunt on CNN’s Reliable Sources program with host Brian Stelter, it’s important to provide some context, simply because Choudary described at Wikipedia as a “Muslim social and political activist” has already said that “if you had a sense of humor, maybe you would have laughed” at how he conducted the mic check before his interview.

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Terror-Supporting Islamist Finds ‘Humor’ in Saying ‘9-11, 7-7, 3-11’ During Mic Check Before CNN Interview

Posted on 31 August 2014

When last seen in coverage at NewsBusters, Anjem Choudary was sparring with Sean Hannity while claiming that ISIS atrocities are a Western “falsehood” and that one day Islamic Sharia will be implemented “in the whole world one day.”

Before getting to his latest stunt on CNN’s Reliable Sources program with host Brian Stelter, it’s important to provide some context, simply because Choudary described at Wikipedia as a “Muslim social and political activist” has already said that “if you had a sense of humor, maybe you would have laughed” at how he conducted the mic check before his interview.

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As Jihadists Secure US Embassy Compound in Tripoli – Obama Golfs

Posted on 31 August 2014

An Islamic militant group announced Sunday it had “secured” a U.S. Embassy compound in Libya’s capital city of Tripoli. The radical Islamists were seen diving off the balcony into the pool. Russia continues to threaten and attack Ukraine. ISIS moves … Continue reading

Britain’s Barclays to sell Spanish assets to Caixabank

Posted on 31 August 2014

MADRID (Reuters) – Barclays is selling its Spanish retail and corporate banking operations to Caixabank, the two companies said on Sunday, as the British bank starts shrinking its struggling European divisions as part of a major overhaul.

Retreat in China’s PMIs heightens calls for policy easing

Posted on 31 August 2014

BEIJING (Reuters) – Growth in China’s vast factory sector cooled in August as foreign and domestic demand slowed, two surveys showed on Monday, spurring new calls for more policy easing to prevent the economy from stumbling once more.

China’s official PMI slips to 51.1 in August

Posted on 31 August 2014

BEIJING (Reuters) – An index of growth in China’s vast manufacturing sector fell from a 27-month high to 51.1 in August, a government study showed on Monday, slightly less than forecast and adding to signs of growing softness in the Chinese economy.

Tantrums, concubines, hotpot burns and smog: China insurers have it covered

Posted on 31 August 2014

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Your child throws a tantrum and smashes something? Take out “naughty child insurance”. Similarly, buy cover against your bride becoming pregnant before the honeymoon, your team being knocked out of the soccer World Cup, burning yo…

Tantrums, concubines, hotpot burns and smog: China insurers have it covered

Posted on 31 August 2014

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Your child throws a tantrum and smashes something? Take out “naughty child insurance”. Similarly, buy cover against your bride becoming pregnant before the honeymoon, your team being knocked out of the soccer World Cup, burning yo…

Tantrums, concubines, hotpot burns and smog: China insurers have it covered

Posted on 31 August 2014

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Your child throws a tantrum and smashes something? Take out “naughty child insurance”. Similarly, buy cover against your bride becoming pregnant before the honeymoon, your team being knocked out of the soccer World Cup, burning yo…

Tantrums, concubines, hotpot burns and smog: China insurers have it covered

Posted on 31 August 2014

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Your child throws a tantrum and smashes something? Take out “naughty child insurance”. Similarly, buy cover against your bride becoming pregnant before the honeymoon, your team being knocked out of the soccer World Cup, burning yo…

Tantrums, concubines, hotpot burns and smog: China insurers have it covered

Posted on 31 August 2014

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Your child throws a tantrum and smashes something? Take out “naughty child insurance”. Similarly, buy cover against your bride becoming pregnant before the honeymoon, your team being knocked out of the soccer World Cup, burning yo…

Tantrums, concubines, hotpot burns and smog: China insurers have it covered

Posted on 31 August 2014

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Your child throws a tantrum and smashes something? Take out “naughty child insurance”. Similarly, buy cover against your bride becoming pregnant before the honeymoon, your team being knocked out of the soccer World Cup, burning yo…

Investors look past Ukraine, focus on ECB

Posted on 31 August 2014

LONDON (Reuters) – World markets advanced on Monday despite the conflict in Ukraine, focusing on whether the European Central Bank will announce plans for economic stimulus when it meets this week.

Asian shares wobble in early trade, euro sinks

Posted on 31 August 2014

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares balked at the starting gate on Monday, skittish in the face of a deepening Ukraine crisis, while the euro touched a fresh one-year low ahead of this week’s European Central Bank meeting.

O.J. Simpson wants to become Muslim

Posted on 31 August 2014

O.J. Simpson, the double murderer and thief wants to become a Muslim now according to Radar Online. Could you think of a better match than O.J. Simpson and Islam? It’s like a match made in Mecca. O.J. is already dressing like a Muslim, wearing the traditional Kufi prayer cap. He’s even studying the Koran. But […]

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Citi to pay allowance to compensate for limited bonuses

Posted on 31 August 2014

(Reuters) – Citigroup Inc has told senior staff in Europe that they would receive fixed monthly pay in addition to their salaries in an attempt to compensate for rules that limit bonuses to up to twice the level of base salaries, the Financial Times re…

Citi to pay allowance to compensate for limited bonuses

Posted on 31 August 2014

(Reuters) – Citigroup Inc has told senior staff in Europe that they would receive fixed monthly pay in addition to their salaries in an attempt to compensate for rules that limit bonuses to up to twice the level of base salaries, the Financial Times re…

Citi to pay allowance to compensate for limited bonuses

Posted on 31 August 2014

(Reuters) – Citigroup Inc has told senior staff in Europe that they would receive fixed monthly pay in addition to their salaries in an attempt to compensate for rules that limit bonuses to up to twice the level of base salaries, the Financial Times re…

Citi to pay allowance to compensate for limited bonuses

Posted on 31 August 2014

(Reuters) – Citigroup Inc has told senior staff in Europe that they would receive fixed monthly pay in addition to their salaries in an attempt to compensate for rules that limit bonuses to up to twice the level of base salaries, the Financial Times re…

Citi to pay allowance to compensate for limited bonuses

Posted on 31 August 2014

(Reuters) – Citigroup Inc has told senior staff in Europe that they would receive fixed monthly pay in addition to their salaries in an attempt to compensate for rules that limit bonuses to up to twice the level of base salaries, the Financial Times re…