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Saudi Prince's Convoy Attacked by Armed Robbers in Paris
Lightning-quick robbers seemed to know exactly what they wanted from the heist.
U.S. Shale Oil: Saudi Prince's Fear Delights North Dakotan
Should Saudi Arabia fear North Dakota? A member of the Saudi royal family says yes. Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, founder of Kingdom Holding and a multi-billionaire investor in News Corp, Time Warner and Citigroup, among other companies, has told Saudi Oil Minister Ali Al-Naimi that the desert kingdom
Morning Business Memo
AT&T will have to pay $4 billion for hanging up on a $39 billion bid to buy T-Mobile. The decision to drop the purchase of the wireless provider comes after the Justice Department opposed the merger – saying it would raise prices, give customers fewer...
Saudi King Cancels Flogging of Female Driver
A Saudi woman sentenced to receive 10 lashes for driving in the Kingdom has reportedly been granted a reprieve by King Abdullah. “Thank God, the lashing of Shaima is cancelled. Thanks to our beloved King,” tweeted Princess Ameerah Al Taweel, wife of Prince Alwaleed bin...
The Global Note: Euro-Rescue…U.S. Ambassador Attacked…Amanda Knox…”Stay-Sober” Pill?
EURO-RESCUE? -GERMANY EXPANDS BAILOUT FUND Wondering what relevance a Bundestag vote could possibly have for you? Well, your 401K is likely a bit healthier (for now at least) thanks to a crucial vote in Germany today. German lawmakers have voted to expand the powers of...
The Global Note: Hikers Free…Obama & The World…Typhoon Slams Japan…Jack The Ripper
FINALLY FREE? -BREAKING…It appears that after more than two years – and then a wrenching week of on-again, off-again news about a potential release, Americans Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal will be freed from Tehran’s Evin Prison today – the expectation (ours and their families’)...
The Global Note: Hikers’ Snag?…Saudi Prince Rape Charge…North Korea Tourism?
AMERICAN HIKERS IN IRAN: NOW WHAT? -A SNAG? A DELAY? ABC News has confirmed that Iran’s judiciary is still reviewing the bail offer for Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal. “Two American citizens charged with espionage have not been released. Request from lawyers of these two...
For Murdoch's empire, a scandal of its own
If this didn't involve Rupert Murdoch, his sensational-obsessed headline writers likely would be having a field day with the aging media mogul's growing misfortunes. Murdoch Meltdown! Sordid Shenanigans!! Hack Attack Fallout But what initially began with allegations that Murdoch's British News of
Saudi Prince Urges Ground Zero Mosque Be Moved
A billionaire Saudi prince who has been a prime backer of the Ground Zero mosque imam is urging that the controversial Islamic center be built elsewhere. "Those people behind the mosque have to respect, have to appreciate and have to defer to the people of New York," Prince Alwaleed bin Talal said
How will Citigroup changes affect you and the economy?
In the latest effort to bolster the credit markets, the government dramatically expanded its stake in Citigroup c last week. The government will take as much as a 36% ownership — up from 8% — to give the bank financial stability. Here's a look at how the deal will affect consumers, the banking