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Obama says that after 9/11, 'we tortured some folks'

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Yuri Gripas Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan speaks at a Council on Foreign Relations forum on the ''challenges and opportunities for the American intelligence Community and reflect on his first year as CIA director'' in Washington March 11, 2014.
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Q&A: U.S. Justice Ginsburg on Hobby Lobby, gay marriage, retirement

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg attends the lunch session of The Women's Conference in Long Beach, California October 26, 2010. THE GENDER GAP Q: The Court issued a string of decisions this term that might hurt women, and you've complained specifically about the Hobby Lobby case that said for-profit employers can cite religious reasons to opt out of birth control coverage under federal law.
Aug 01, 2014

RT @JoanBiskupic: #SCOTUS Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg suggests a successor: David Souter. He is six years younger. More Reuters Q&A http://…

Aug 01, 2014

RT @ReutersUS: A Q&A with U.S. Justice Ginsburg on Hobby Lobby, gay marriage and retirement: reut.rs/1qQk1cB pic.twitter.com/9fcbw1sXUV

Aug 01, 2014

RT @ReutersUS: A Q&A with U.S. Justice Ginsburg on Hobby Lobby, gay marriage and retirement: reut.rs/1qQk1cB pic.twitter.com/9fcbw1sXUV

Aug 01, 2014

RT @josephax: " I thought Hobby Lobby was inexplicable." Ruth Bader Ginsberg, aka The Notorious RBG, chats with @JoanBiskupic reut.rs/1kqzJZp

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Tape emerges of Clinton discussing bin Laden day before 9/11 attack

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Anna Gordon/Financial Times Live/Conference on Inclusive Capitalism/Pool Former U.S. President Bill Clinton gives a keynote address at a conference on ''inclusive capitalism'' organised by the City of London, in London May 27, 2014. Clinton and officials from his administration have expressed similar sentiments both before and after the Sept.
Aug 01, 2014

"I nearly got him" Bill Clinton heard on forgotten tape about bin Laden the day before 9/11: reut.rs/1m5MnYK pic.twitter.com/pzK1O5G8MK

Aug 01, 2014

RT @Reuters: "I nearly got him." Clinton heard on tape discussing bin Laden the day before 9/11: reut.rs/1m5MnYK pic.twitter.com/LW9ecAI10G

Aug 01, 2014

RT @Reuters: "I nearly got him." Clinton heard on tape discussing bin Laden the day before 9/11: reut.rs/1m5MnYK pic.twitter.com/LW9ecAI10G

Aug 01, 2014

RT @Reuters: "I nearly got him." Clinton heard on tape discussing bin Laden the day before 9/11: reut.rs/1m5MnYK pic.twitter.com/LW9ecAI10G

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Being Elmo in Times Square

reuters.com — A day in the life of a Times Square Elmo posing for tips with tourists.
Aug 01, 2014

A Reuters photographer follows an Elmo performer in Times Square...it's kind of depressing reuters.com/news/pictures/…

Aug 01, 2014

RT @lindastern: for a fee. RT @LaurenYoung: Elmo in Times Square bit.ly/WRGSr7 I love this @reuterspictures slideshow so much, I could hug it

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SEC launched extensive probe to identify sources in Reuters stories

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Carlo Allegri The Thomson Reuters logo is seen on the company building in Times Square, New York October 29, 2013. The SEC's Office of Inspector General (OIG) started the investigation after Reuters published information about the regulator's decision, taken in a closed-door meeting on September 12, 2013, to settle its probe into JPMorgan Chase & Co's massive London Whale trading loss.
Aug 01, 2014

RT @paritoshbansal: SEC launched extensive probe to identify sources in Reuters stories reut.rs/1kpt1Te via @reuters

Aug 01, 2014

RT @paritoshbansal: SEC launched extensive probe to identify sources in Reuters stories reut.rs/1kpt1Te via @reuters

Aug 01, 2014

RT @paritoshbansal: SEC launched extensive probe to identify sources in Reuters stories reut.rs/1kpt1Te via @reuters

Aug 01, 2014

RT @ErnestScheyder: The SEC launched an extensive (ultimately fruitless) probe to identify sources in @Reuters stories by @SarahNLynch reut.rs/1kpt1Te

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Israel, Palestinian militant groups agree to three-day Gaza truce

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Lucas Jackson 1 of 11. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announces a 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, while in New Delhi August 1, 2014. The 72-hour break after more than three weeks of fighting was set to begin at 8 a.m. (0500 GMT), according to a joint statement released by U.S.
Aug 01, 2014

Gaza truce over, Israel soldier captured, 70 dead in Rafah shelling reuters.com/article/idUSKB…

Aug 01, 2014

Gaza truce over, Israel soldier captured, 50 dead in Rafah shelling reuters.com/article/idUSKB…

Aug 01, 2014

Gaza truce over, Israel soldier captured, 50 dead in Rafah shelling reut.rs/1offdFQ

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Forcing the CIA to admit some ugly truths

blogs.reuters.com — George Tenet, who presided over the CIA when terrorist suspects were waterboarded and subjected to other forms of brutal "enhanced interrogation," has set himself a near-impossible task. He is leading an effort to discredit an impending Senate committee report expected to lay out a case that the intelligence agency tortured suspects and then misled Congress, the White House and the public about its detention and interrogation program.
Aug 01, 2014

RT @AllisonReuters: Spies, if caught, are trained to deny all, no matter how strong the evidence. CIA's Brennan has been doing just that reut.rs/1qQo0Wy

Aug 01, 2014

Spies, if caught, are trained to deny all, no matter how strong the evidence. CIA's Brennan has been doing just that reut.rs/1qQo0Wy

SEC launched extensive probe to identify sources in Reuters stories

uk.reuters.com — NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission watchdog conducted an extensive, months-long investigation to find out who had leaked information that appeared in two Reuters stories published last autumn, but it was unable to identify the sources, according to a report of the probe seen by Reuters on Thursday.
Aug 01, 2014

RT @lnoakes: SEC launched extensive probe to identify sources in Reuters stories reut.rs/1ofg8pz

Aug 01, 2014

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Aug 01, 2014

Hmmm... RT @lnoakes: SEC launched extensive probe to identify sources in Reuters stories reut.rs/1ofg8pz

Aug 01, 2014

RT @lnoakes: SEC launched extensive probe to identify sources in Reuters stories reut.rs/1ofg8pz

Aug 01, 2014

RT @lnoakes: SEC launched extensive probe to identify sources in Reuters stories reut.rs/1ofg8pz

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U.S. job growth seen slowing, but remaining solid in July

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Chris Keane Workers on the assembly line work on installing the motherboard on the reverse side of a 32-inch TV at Element Electronics in Winnsboro, South Carolina May 29, 2014. Nonfarm payrolls probably increased by 233,000, according to a Reuters survey of economists.
Aug 01, 2014

Fewer jobs added than expected, US unemployment ticks up. Actually, it's good news, and what #Yellen has telegraphed. reuters.com/article/2014/0…

Aug 01, 2014

U.S. job growth cools, unemployment rate rises to 6.2 percent reut.rs/1ofFAeF

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July Jobs Report

live.reuters.com — Good morning and welcome to Jobs Friday! The Bureau of Labor Statistics will release the non-farm payrolls report for July at 8:30 am EST. Lucia Mutikani reports for Reuters on what to look for this morning: U. S. job growth likely cooled a bit in July, but retained enough momentum to suggest the economy remained on solid ground.
Aug 01, 2014

RT @ReutersBiz: U.S. job growth cools, unemployment rises to 6.2 percent. Our @counterparties team breaks down the July #jobsreport: reut.rs/1oVgKpE

Aug 01, 2014

U.S. jobs rose by 209,000 in July but fell short of the target of economists. @Reuters is tracking reaction: live.reuters.com/Event/July_Job…

Aug 01, 2014

RT @ReutersBiz: U.S. job growth cools, unemployment rises to 6.2 percent. Our @counterparties team breaks down the July #jobsreport: reut.rs/1oVgKpE

Aug 01, 2014

RT @counterparties: Getting ready for the jobs report this morning, which will be released at 8:30. @shaneferro is live blogging here: scrbliv.me/752033

Aug 01, 2014

RT @counterparties: Getting ready for the jobs report this morning, which will be released at 8:30. @shaneferro is live blogging here: scrbliv.me/752033

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Apple $450 million e-book settlement wins court approval

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Yuya Shino The Apple logo is pictured inside the newly opened Omotesando Apple store at a shopping district in Tokyo June 26, 2014. In approving the accord, U.S. District Judge Denise Cote in Manhattan overcame concerns she had expressed over a settlement provision allowing Apple to pay just $70 million if related litigation were to drag out.
Aug 01, 2014

RT @Techmeme: Apple $450 million e-book settlement wins court approval (Jonathan Stempel / Reuters) reuters.com/article/2014/0… techmeme.com/140801/p19#a14…

Aug 01, 2014

RT @Techmeme: Apple $450 million e-book settlement wins court approval (Jonathan Stempel / Reuters) reuters.com/article/2014/0… techmeme.com/140801/p19#a14…

Jason Mraz's first summer job? Sweaty, hard work

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Lucas Jackson 1 of 3. Singer Jason Mraz performs on NBC's 'Today' show in New York July 18, 2014. Memories like that are still vivid for some of the nation's greatest achievers. Since last August, Reuters has been gathering the first-job stories of successful Americans, including sports legends, business titans and media superstars.
Aug 01, 2014

We love your first summer job story, @rauldemolina. Got any bloody Abdullah the Butcher photos to share? reut.rs/1m52l5n

Aug 01, 2014

To make $$$ to spend on dates, @BWilliams mowed lawns at his first summer job. Lots of 'em! reut.rs/1m52l5n pic.twitter.com/hsrauWsMI6

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U.S. seeks urgent Qatari, Turkish help to free Israeli soldier

reuters.com — Kerry called Qatari Foreign Minister Khalid bin Mohammed al Attiyah and Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu soon after an aide informed him of reports of the abduction, and the killings of two Israeli soldiers, while flying back from a visit to India. The incidents led to the quick breakdown of a ceasefire Kerry had worked hard to broker.
Aug 01, 2014

RT @glcarlstrom: Kerry asks Turkey and Qatar to "use their influence to secure the release" of possibly-captured Israeli soldier. reuters.com/article/2014/0…

Aug 01, 2014

Kerry asks Turkey and Qatar to "use their influence to secure the release" of possibly-captured Israeli soldier. reuters.com/article/2014/0…

French hospital to open wine bar to cheer up terminally ill

in.reuters.com — PARIS (Reuters) - A hospital in the French city of Clermont-Ferrand is to open a wine bar where terminally ill patients will be able to enjoy a "medically-supervised" glass or two with their families. "Why should we refuse the charms of the soil to those at the end of their lives?
Aug 01, 2014

This hospital knows what's up, opening a wine bar to the terminally ill. reuters.com/article/2014/0…

Aug 01, 2014

French hospital to open wine bar to cheer up terminally ill reut.rs/1ogRCo3

Aug 01, 2014

French hospital to open wine bar to cheer up terminally ill reut.rs/1ogR8hS via @reuters

Europe's investment banks resilient in retreat

uk.reuters.com — LONDON (Reuters) - Europe's investment banks are giving Wall Street a run for its money despite shrinking their trading arms more aggressively than U.S. rivals. Buoyant equity markets and a surge in corporate debt issues have caused a bigger-than-expected jump in investment bank fees in Europe helping Deutsche Bank (DBKGn.DE), UBS (UBSN.VX), Credit Suisse (CSGN.VX), Barclays (BARC.L), BNP Paribas (BNPP.PA) and Societe Generale (SOGN.PA) outperform their U.S.
Aug 01, 2014

RT @DominicElliott: Great round-up of how European investment banks fared in Q2, by @reuterssteves - reut.rs/1kpWmx3

Aug 01, 2014

RT @reuterssteves: Europe's investment banks resilient in retreat. Weak yr ago comparisons help them outperform US rivals in Q2. reut.rs/1kpWmx3

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