- Bank of America Pulls Out Of Money Market With New SEC Regulations
As the second largest bank in the United States, Bank of America plans to simplify their investment options as increased regulation looms on the horizon–– and other investment groups seem to be planning on doing the same. ...
By Brian Menickella. Forbes. Sun, 28 Aug 2016 14:30:00 GMT.
- Trump's immigration talk runs into reality at the Mexican border
There's already a wall across almost one-third of the U.S.-Mexican border — and people still get over. That's one reason even the border patrol scoffs at U.S. ...
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Sun, 28 Aug 2016 13:22:10 EDT.
- Donald Trump Appealing for Black Support at Mostly White Rallies
U.S. Republican presidential contender Donald Trump is making repeated appeals for support from African-American voters at the unlikeliest of venues, at rallies where almost all the voters are white. ...
Voice of America. Sun, 28 Aug 2016 12:34:43 -0400.
- A Powerful Russian Weapon: The Spread of False Stories
Using both conventional media and covert channels, the Kremlin relies on disinformation to create doubt, fear and discord in Europe and the United States.
Neil Macfarquhar. International Herald Tribune. Sun, 28 Aug 2016 12:26:33 GMT.
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- NFL Quarterback Refuses to Stand for National Anthem in Protest
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is refusing to stand for the national anthem before games because he believes the United States oppresses African Americans and other minorities. ...
Voice of America. Sun, 28 Aug 2016 09:46:53 -0400.
- In Tennis, Playwrights Find a Ready Device for Onstage Drama
While the sport takes center stage next week with the start of the United States Open, the sport is also appearing on the theatrical stage with surprising frequency.
Stuart Miller. International Herald Tribune. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 14:24:59 GMT.
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- Turkish Warplanes Hit Kurdish Positions In Northern Syria
Turkish warplanes hit the positions of U.S.-backed Kurdish forces in northern Syria on August 27, days after Ankara launched a major operation to clear the region of Islamic State (IS) militants and Syrian Kurdish forces.
Radio Liberty. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 10:53:53 +0000.
- Hope Solo: USA goalkeeper suspended for six months for 'cowards' comment
United States goalkeeper Hope Solo is suspended for six months for describing Olympic opponents Sweden as "a bunch of cowards".
BBC News. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:45:18 GMT.
- Protests over huge N Dakota oil pipeline
Dozens of protesters gather in Washington DC to express their fears about a huge oil pipeline which will cross four states in the US Midwest.
BBC News. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:53:35 GMT.
- Pacific War Games: Why China is Taking Part in US Military Exercises
The United States invited countries from around the Pacific to the world's biggest international maritime exercise, including its greatest rival, China. Its participation says a lot about the country's ambitions -- and its limits.
Spiegel Online. Wed, 17 Aug 2016 19:27:54 +0200.