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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

EVEN THOUGH...

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.

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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

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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

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11 August 2011 Last updated at 07:42 ET

Three held after republican Alliance HQ protest

http://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)

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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',"

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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

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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.

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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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