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Ex-Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg charged with terror offences – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukA former Guantanamo Bay detainee who received an estimated £1 million compensation from the government has appeared in court charged with terrorism offences. Moazzam Begg is charged with providing instruction and training for terrorism and funding …Ex-Gitmo inmate faces Syrian terror charges in UKBusinessweekEx-Guantanamo detainee charged over Syria in UKThe HinduMoazzam Begg remanded in custodyBBC […]

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Cleveland Plain Dealer: Indians should dump Chief Wahoo – SportingNews.com

SportingNews.comFor the first time it its history, Cleveland’s leading newspaper is calling on the hometown Indians to dump their controversial Chief Wahoo logo. “One day, the Indians will say goodbye to Wahoo,” The Cleveland Plain Dealer writes in an editorial. “It’s …‘Cleveland Plain Dealer’ calls for no more Chief WahooCBSSports.comAs Cleveland schools wield a budget […]

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Pilots Do Texas Chicken Amid Houston Channel Oil Traffic – Bloomberg

Pilots Do Texas Chicken Amid Houston Channel Oil TrafficBloombergAs companies spend an unprecedented $35 billion on expansion projects along the Houston Ship Channel by next year, some are beginning to question how well the century-old infrastructure can keep up. A shortfall in federal maintenance funding means a … and more …read more Source: Houston News […]

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Kickstarter reports breach of users’ data – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleKickstarter, the fundraising platform used by millions of people to raise capital for creative projects and businesses, said hackers had gained access to some of its users’ data. The information included user names, e-mail addresses, mailing addresses, phone …Kickstarter hacked, usernames, email addresses, other account information …GameSpotCrowd-funding site Kickstarter hacked; CEO urges password […]

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Kickstarter kicked by attack – Register

RegisterCrowd-funding site Kickstarter has become the latest high-profile Internet property to call on users to reset their passwords, after announcing that an attacker had made off with user data. However, the site is at pains to emphasise that attackers won’t have …Kickstarter crowdfunding website hackedBBC NewsKickstarter: Hackers Got Customer DataNBC Southern CaliforniaKickstarter hacked, usernames, email […]

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Arvind Kejriwal calls Narendra Modi face of communal politics – Times of India

Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: Focusing sharply on the BJP and its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal criticized Modi by calling him the face of ” communal politics” and asking whether black money was funding the Gujarat …BJP re-election strategy: Take on AAP, target its policiesIndian ExpressArvind Kejriwal is playing […]

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Crowd-Funding Site Kickstarter Says Customer Data Accessed in Hack – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalCrowd-funding site Kickstarter said hackers accessed some of its customers’ data in a computer attack earlier this week. The company, which has set up an exchange where people can contribute often small amounts of money to fund projects like the film “Ai …Kickstarter urges users to change passwords after website hackedTribune-ReviewKickstarter data hacked, […]

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Crowd-funding site Kickstarter hacked; CEO urges passwords changes – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Kickstarter, a popular crowd-funding site, urged users to change their passwords Saturday after announcing that it had been hacked. Kickstarter CEO Yancey Strickler said in a blog post that usernames, passwords, mailing addresses, e-mail …Kickstarter Hacked: Credit Cards Safe, Passwords StolenPC MagazineKickstarter Hacked, Customer Information CompromisedThe EscapistKickstarter, Popular Crowdfunding Site, Gets HackedBillboardGuardian Liberty […]

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Online petition will fight Glendale’s request for state Super Bowl funding – Arizona Republic

Online petition will fight Glendale’s request for state Super Bowl fundingArizona Republic2016 National Championship Game: The Fiesta Bowl will host the college football championship at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. Super Bowl XXX: Tempe hosted the Super Bowl in 1996 at Sun Devil Stadium. About 76,400 people attended … …read more Source: NFL […]

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Foursquare Gets $15M And Licensing Deal From Microsoft To Power Location … – TechCrunch

TechCrunchToday, Foursquare is announcing that it has received $15 million in funding as a result of a partnership with Microsoft. The deal will see Foursquare contributing to the Bing platform’s location and context layers on both Windows 8 and Windows Phone.Microsoft Invests $15 Million in FoursquareMashableMicrosoft is just the sugar mama Foursquare was looking forVentureBeatMicrosoft […]

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Christie used Sandy funds for senior complex in town where mayor endorsed him – Hunterdon County Democrat – NJ.com

Christie used Sandy funds for senior complex in town where mayor endorsed himHunterdon County Democrat – NJ.comTRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie helped channel $6 million in federal Hurricane Sandy recovery dollars to a project conceived years before the storm struck, in an Essex County town that was not particularly hard hit, records show. The funding, […]

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Khordorkovsky associate Platon Lebedev to be released – BBC News

BBC NewsRussia’s Supreme Court has ordered the release of Platon Lebedev, the former business partner of Mikhail Khodorkovsky, with whom he was jailed in 2005. Platon and Khodorkovsky were convicted of tax evasion and theft after funding opposition parties and …Russian court orders release of former Khordokovsky aideCNNRussia Shuts Door on Khodorkovsky Return as Lebedev […]

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Keith J. Kelly – New York Post

Keith J. KellyNew York PostContently, a New York tech outfit that is emerging as a leader in the native advertising world, just landed $9 million in new funding from two venture capital firms — San Francisco-based Sigma West and Boston-based Sigma Prime Ventures, Media Ink has … and more …read more Source: New York News […]

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Fashion Project: $4M in funding raised, 150+ charities supported so far – Boston Business Journal (blog)

Fashion Project: $4M in funding raised, 150+ charities supported so farBoston Business Journal (blog)Boston-based “re-commerce” site Fashion Project has raised $4 million in funding since its launch in 2011, and has supported more than 150 nonprofits with a portion of sales from its website, said company co-founder and CEO Anna Palmer. The company … …read […]

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SoftBank Said to Be in Talks to Acquire T-Mobile – New York Times

New York TimesJapan’s SoftBank is in talks to acquire the American wireless carrier T-Mobile US and is discussing funding with financial institutions, sources close to the matter said on Wednesday. SoftBank is looking to have its Sprint unit, which it acquired this summer for …Report: SoftBank, DT close to deal on Sprint, T-Mobile mergerPCWorldSoftBank gets […]

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UN chief calls on donor nations to ramp up aid to typhoon-battered Philippines – ABC Online

ABC OnlineUnited Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on donor nations to ramp up aid to the typhoon-battered Philippines as it grapples with a funding shortfall on the long road to recovery. “We must not allow this to be another forgotten crisis,” Mr Ban …World is behind you, Ban tells Philippine typhoon survivorsThe News InternationalUN […]

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Microserver Chip Maker Calxeda Abruptly Shutters – CRN

CRNCalxeda will stop making chips based on the ARM architecture and close its doors, laying off the majority of its 130 employee workforce, the Austin, Texas-based microprocessor pioneer said Thursday. The company that raised $90million in venture funding …ARM server chip pioneer Calxeda shuts downPCWorldARM server chip upstart Calxeda bites the dust just before ChristmasRegisterDeath […]

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EU Opens Finance Probe Into Spanish Aid to Soccer – ABC News

ABC NewsThe European Union announced a probe Wednesday targeting Real Madrid, Barcelona and five other top Spanish soccer clubs that it says may have received possible illegal state aid. The EU also said it might widen its investigation to include soccer teams’ …Real Madrid and Barcelona face European Commission investigation over tax …Telegraph.co.ukBarcelona, Real Madrid […]

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Snapchat snaps up $50 million – USA TODAY

Snapchat snaps up $50 millionUSA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO — Snapchat has snagged $50 million in funding for its wildly popular photo- and video-based text messaging service. Venice, Calif.-based Snapchat on Wednesday disclosed the third round of funding in Securities and Exchange …Photo-sharing service Snapchat raises $50 millionReutersSnapchat confirms $50M funding, but leaves the investor a mysteryVentureBeatSnapchat […]

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Mock funding drive launched to send Bibi to Mandela service – Haaretz

HaaretzMondoweiss, a progressive Jewish website, starts tongue-in-cheek campaign, tells readers ‘desperate times call for desperate measures.’ By Haaretz | Dec. 10, 2013 | 2:52 PM. Tweet. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem. Photo by Emil Salman.Why Palestinians embrace Mandela more as fighter than peacemaker – for nowChristian Science MonitorUK warns investors against doing business with […]

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Access Industries Leads $112M Round In Rocket Internet Asia-Pacific Fashion … – TechCrunch

Access Industries Leads $112M Round In Rocket Internet Asia-Pacific Fashion …TechCrunchToday, one of the big backers of that fund, Access Industries, is leading a $112 million investment into two of Rocket’s big e-commerce plays in the Asia-Pacific region, Zalora in Asia and The Iconic in Australia. Rocket Internet says that this is the …Asian fashion […]

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HootSuite Media Inc. Social Media Products Firm Raises $165 Million

HootSuite Media Inc, the Vancouver-based tech startup known for its killer Twitter management app that this blogger uses, has just gained $165 million in funding for its third round of fund-raising. It got the money from a list of partners most notably Accel Partners and Insight Venture Partners. What’s interesting about HootSuite is that it […]

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President’s Meeting With Congressional Leadership: White House Note

This was sent from The White House at 8:04 PM EST and concerns President Obama’s meeting with Congressional Leadership on the Government Shutdown: Readout of the President’s Meeting with Congressional Leadership Tonight, the President hosted a meeting with the members of the Congressional Leadership that lasted for over an hour. The President made clear to […]

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President Obama Statement On Government Shutdown

This statement by President Obama on the antcipated Government Shutdown came from The White House at 6:17 PM EST: THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary ______________________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate September 30, 201 STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 5:00 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon, everybody. Of all the responsibilities […]

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CPUC Audited By Federal Government To Determine Compliance In Wake Of San Bruno Explosion and Fire

Weeks after City of San Bruno officials raised serious concerns about the ongoing turmoil within the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Administrator of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) is now challenging the embattled CPUC to demonstrate compliance and prove its ability to carry out pipeline safety in […]

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Oakland’s CM Pat Kernighan Ignores Info Exonerating Desley Brooks

Oakland Councilmember And Oakland City Council President Pat Kernighan (District 2) continues to hone and refine her new role as Oakland’s version of the The Emperor from Star Wars. Joining with Oakland City Auditor Courtney Ruby in an unholy tag team that was first against Oakland’s two black councilmembers, Desley Brooks (District 6) and Larry […]