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Execution of U.S. journalist reveals the changing business of war coverage

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Social Media Website via REUTERS TV A masked Islamic State militant holding a knife speaks next to man purported to be U.S. journalist James Foley at an unknown location in this still image from an undated video posted on a social media website.
Aug 22, 2014

Execution of U.S. journalist puts spotlight on changing business of war coverage reut.rs/1wfUnjG via @jennifersaba

Aug 22, 2014

Execution of U.S. journalist reveals the changing business of war coverage reut.rs/1wfUnjG by @jennifersaba

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First pictures of Taj Mahal to ‘Hairy family of Burma’: subcontinent photos from 1850-1910

blogs.reuters.com — A new exhibition in India's capital showcases some of the earliest photographs from South Asia, taken between 1850 and 1910 when the region was under British rule. Around 250 images from India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Nepal are on display at the "Drawn from Light: Early Photography and the Indian Sub-continent" exhibition in New Delhi.
Aug 22, 2014

RT @bobbymacReports: Some great photos from India and South Asia 1850-1910, on display in Delhi. My colleague @davidlms25 explains: blogs.reuters.com/india/2014/08/…

Aug 22, 2014

RT @bobbymacReports: Some great photos from India and South Asia 1850-1910, on display in Delhi. My colleague @davidlms25 explains: blogs.reuters.com/india/2014/08/…

Aug 22, 2014

Some great photos from India and South Asia 1850-1910, on display in Delhi. My colleague @davidlms25 explains: blogs.reuters.com/india/2014/08/…

Breach at U.S. government contractor affected at least 25,000 workers

reuters.com — The official said that DHS plans to notify approximately 25,000 employees that they may be "impacted" by the computer breach at Falls Church, Virginia-based US Investigations Services (USIS) over the coming days. "More could be notified in coming weeks as we learn more about the breach," said the official, who asked not to be identified by name.
Aug 22, 2014

Possible 'state-sponsored' breach at US government contractor affected at least 25,000 staff reut.rs/1vsoFMa @reuters @techwriterjim

Wylys' lawyer warns SEC's $729 million claim would bankrupt them

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Lucas Jackson/Files Texas investor Samuel Wyly exits the Manhattan Federal Court in this file photo taken April 22, 2014. Harry Susman told U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin in Manhattan the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's demand was excessively punitive and unsupported by the law, at the close of a nonjury trial to determine how much the Wylys should pay for their role in a fraudulent offshore scheme.

Pope Francis calls parents of journalist James Foley

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Brian Snyder A sign outside a shop remembers James Foley in his hometown of Rochester, New Hampshire August 20, 2014. The pope spoke at length with Diane and John Foley on Thursday afternoon with the aid of a Spanish-speaking friend of the family, the spokesman said.
Aug 22, 2014

RT @ReutersUS: After phone call with Pope Francis, James Foley's parents call for prayer and action: reut.rs/1llWTAG pic.twitter.com/QZvGR9lIhF

Aug 22, 2014

RT @ReutersUS After phone call with Pope Francis, James Foley's parents call for prayer and action: reut.rs/1llWTAG

Aug 22, 2014

RT @ReutersUS: After phone call with Pope Francis, James Foley's parents call for prayer and action: reut.rs/1llWTAG pic.twitter.com/QZvGR9lIhF

Aug 22, 2014

RT @ReutersUS: After phone call with Pope Francis, James Foley's parents call for prayer and action: reut.rs/1llWTAG pic.twitter.com/QZvGR9lIhF