Trade Deficit of U.S. Unexpectedly Widens to $53.1 Billion on Export Slump
Aug 11, 2011 5:49 AM PT http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-08-1 ... slump.html
The dollar dropped 7.8 percent in the 12 months ended in July against a weighted basket of currencies from the country’s biggest trading partners.
Jobless Claims in U.S. Unexpectedly Decrease
Aug 11, 2011 5:48 AM PT
The number of people on unemployment benefit rolls and those getting extended payments also dropped
11 August 2011 Last updated at 06:54 ET
HET report says Army killed innocent man http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-14491708
shot in the back
HET = Historic Enquiries Team
11 August 2011 Last updated at 07:42 ET
Three held after republican Alliance HQ protesthttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-14490277
Protestors* said justice minister and Alliance leader David Ford had reneged on a deal to end strip searches and controlled movement at Maghaberry jail.
* Members of Republican Network for Unity (RNU)
EXCLUSIVE - Bank in Asia cuts credit to French lenders: sources
SINGAPORE | Thu Aug 11, 2011 4:51pm IST http://in.reuters.com/article/2011/08/1 ... 8120110811
"The thing is if they all use it [portfolio-at-risk modelling] at the same time they will all sell at the same time when risk goes up, and that will drive prices down and it is like a snowball because then the prices go down and then your value-at-risk ratio will tell you 'oh, I must reduce my risk even more',"
BofA talks to Gulf funds to cut $17 billion CCB stake: sources
HONG KONG/DUBAI | Thu Aug 11, 2011 6:26am BST http://uk.reuters.com/article/2011/08/1 ... 8020110811
Bank of America, which owns about 10 percent of CCB's...Hong Kong-listed shares and is scurrying to raise capital for its mortgage-scarred balance sheet, will be contractually free to sell the bank shares after August 29.
CCB = China Construction Bank
What's Farsi for Schadenfreude? UK critics revel in riot woes
LONDON | Thu Aug 11, 2011 9:53am EDT http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/08/ ... 2B20110811
an Israeli travel agency said up to 30 percent of customers had canceled planned flights and hotel reservations in Britain in recent days.
Truth about Shelling Fabricated by S. Korean Military Warmongers Exposed
At a time when a dynamic drive is making successful progress to build a thriving nation in all parts of the DPRK, there was normal blasting in the area of South Hwanghae Province close to the five islands in the West Sea of Korea on August 10 as part of the brisk construction of a gigantic object aimed at improving the standard of people's living,http://www.kcna.co.jp/index-e.htm
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