Top Taliban commander held in Pakistan

WASHINGTON/KABUL (Reuters) – The Taliban’s top military commander was captured in Pakistan, U.S. and Pakistani officials said on Tuesday, but the move may not deal a decisive blow to a group putting up fierce resistance to a NATO offensive.

JP Morgan strikes $1.7 billion deal to buy RBS Sempra units

LONDON (Reuters) – JP Morgan Chase & Co has agreed to buy the non-U.S. assets of commodities joint venture RBS Sempra from Britain’s Royal Bank of Scotland and Sempra Energy for around $1.7 billion in cash.

Simon Property offers $10 billion for General Growth

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Simon Property , the largest U.S. real estate investment trust, on Tuesday made a $10 billion cash bid for General Growth Properties in an offer it says would accelerate General Growth’s emergence from bankruptcy.

Daily Digest for February 16th

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#finance Japan still No. 2 economy – for now – http://tinyurl.com/yktod95 [worldfinance]
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Goldman Sachs: the Greek connection – http://bit.ly/bDwx79 [worldfinance]
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The Internet’s Biggest Scam – http://bit.ly/cXG4iL [worldfinance]
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Firms cautious on measures for yuan business – http://bit.ly/9FGpKj [worldfinance]
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What Board Games Taught Us About the Economy – http://bit.ly/dAI8xJ [worldfinance]
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Cost of insuring Dubai debt soars over restructuring fears – http://bit.ly/cuGWaY [worldfinance]
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Finding The Proper Career Path – http://bit.ly/cyjoCq [worldfinance]
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Kojima Director Terasaki to assume presidency – http://bit.ly/9mJ3Cf [worldfinance]
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A Magical Marketplace And Fashion Incubator: 18Magic Online 19 – http://bit.ly/cx8QD9 [worldfinance]
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China Powder Metallurgy Structural Parts Industry Trends – http://bit.ly/c4Jxe6 [worldfinance]
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Volume of new mortgages issued in 2009 halves – IBF – http://bit.ly/9B89oU [worldfinance]
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Ludicrous Attacks on Michelle Obama’s Anti-Obesity Plan – http://bit.ly/bpLRNt [worldfinance]
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Calls to curb CDS gamblers as Greek crisis continues – http://bit.ly/9PbqV2 [worldfinance]
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The Big Money Facebook 50 – http://bit.ly/95psI2 [worldfinance]
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Fitch gives AAA rating to Mecklenburg bonds – http://bit.ly/csU7cj [worldfinance]
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For You To Find A Job – http://bit.ly/cFMDrI [worldfinance]
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European stocks up as euro ministers prepare to meet to discuss Greek debt crisis – http://bit.ly/c5sNEe [worldfinance]
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Fusion-V 1.1A? How Did It Nail 355.46%? – http://bit.ly/ci9uXZ [worldfinance]
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#finance Belgian passenger trains collide – http://tinyurl.com/yfb93s2 [worldfinance]
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#finance Group sees Syria as a stepping stone – http://tinyurl.com/y9cqkwy [worldfinance]
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The next vow: A joint bank account – http://bit.ly/dbDOVY [worldfinance]
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Key Elements Of Professional Book Cover Design For Self-Published Authors – http://bit.ly/bF6YJX [worldfinance]
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eurozone needs to state bailout plan – http://bit.ly/bJ5sQK [worldfinance]
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ADB to give $200 mn for power projects in Assam – http://bit.ly/8XVeDd [worldfinance]
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Graduate Students: Money Management Advice – http://bit.ly/cu8zFm [worldfinance]
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eurozone needs more concrete plan – http://bit.ly/cvm5xq [worldfinance]
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Graduate School Overview – http://bit.ly/d1fjlq [worldfinance]
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Saudi Arabia preparing for oil demand to peak – http://bit.ly/d9V87T [worldfinance]
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Datacert Achieves 60% Growth In Revenue From Emea In 2009 – http://bit.ly/davwWP [worldfinance]
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Greek drama plays out on Wall Street – http://bit.ly/dm6WEy [worldfinance]
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European stocks up ahead of euro ministers meeting – http://bit.ly/aO5Tvx [worldfinance]
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Avoiding the "wear down" effects of management – http://bit.ly/dxtTzb [worldfinance]
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Microsoft debuts Windows Phone 7 Series – http://bit.ly/c2YKkT [worldfinance]
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Biases that affect your management effectiveness – http://bit.ly/95uaaj [worldfinance]
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Free Kindles From Amazon? – http://bit.ly/bExiOS [worldfinance]
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U.k. Wave Projects Get Funding Boost, An Industrial Info News Alert – http://bit.ly/d4nM1N [worldfinance]
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Santa Clara Locksmith Services – San Carlos Locksmith Services – http://bit.ly/ddBFDZ [worldfinance]
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Market Chatter — Corporate finance press digest – http://bit.ly/cNLyK4 [worldfinance]
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Laboratory Sales Jobs 2010 – http://bit.ly/cqJF7K [worldfinance]
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Eurozone gives Greece 30 days to show good on deficit – http://bit.ly/aLmjPy [worldfinance]
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Oman makes new oil and gas discoveries – http://bit.ly/cQEVcB [worldfinance]
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What Architectural Drawings Can Offer To Architecture Industry? – http://bit.ly/cdMlvC [worldfinance]
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Use of temporary workers may no longer signal permanent hiring – http://bit.ly/bAs3qn [worldfinance]
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Interior Design Rendering And Its Benefits!!! – http://bit.ly/aBqAao [worldfinance]
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Ontario natives eye stake in Hydro One expansion – http://bit.ly/ambqfQ [worldfinance]
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New Mobile Games Platforms: Challenges And Opportunities-Aarkstore Enterprise – http://bit.ly/bl12Du [worldfinance]
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Social networks help keep track of swine flu – http://bit.ly/dDp7nT [worldfinance]
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Stainless Steel Water Bottle – Using A Steel Water Bottle – http://bit.ly/daIQ7O [worldfinance]
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A ‘strange law’ in U.S. causes collateral damage – http://bit.ly/cRtKxA [worldfinance]
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Choosing A Steel Water Bottle – Looking For A Stainless Steel Water Bottle – http://bit.ly/9LTl91 [worldfinance]
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Childhoods stolen in home without moral compass – http://bit.ly/9qO7nF [worldfinance]
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Find Out How To Check Out Another Persons Details By Ss# On-Line Zero Cost – http://bit.ly/azKEcq [worldfinance]
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Kraft gets over 90 percent of Cadbury – http://bit.ly/96BWri [worldfinance]
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Flowers – One Of The Best Sources To Express Your Feelings – http://bit.ly/aKIZXB [worldfinance]
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Utah entrepreneur Gary Crocker’s passion is to lend a hand – http://bit.ly/cLYpQO [worldfinance]
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#finance Nokia, Intel team up in phone software race – http://tinyurl.com/yg76dce [worldfinance]
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Barclays top brass shun bonuses but staff share ÿFD2bn – http://bit.ly/bqM78X [worldfinance]
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Dystonia – Drug Pipeline Analysis And Market Forecasts To 2016—Aarkstore Enterprise Market Researc – http://bit.ly/bUkeed [worldfinance]
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European car sales rise 12.9pc in January on scrappage deals – http://bit.ly/a8pYvR [worldfinance]
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Upgrade To A Keyless Lock For Your Home – http://bit.ly/aMQR0l [worldfinance]
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Saudi Arabia preparing for oil demand to peak – http://bit.ly/d9V87T [worldfinance]
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Find Out How To Look Up Criminal Arrest Records Via The Internet Without Charge – http://bit.ly/dmX7KM [worldfinance]
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Wall St futures point to higher open, banks eyed – http://bit.ly/dhWFeB [worldfinance]
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United Kingdom In Vitro Diagnostics Investment Opportunities, Analysis And Forecasts To 2015—Aarks – http://bit.ly/bsDxzq [worldfinance]
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Launch of Oireachtas Committee report on high levels of Irish debt – http://bit.ly/9RtQ3V [worldfinance]
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Europe In Vitro Diagnostics Investment Opportunities, Analysis And Forecasts To 2015—Aarkstore Ent – http://bit.ly/d0AUsP [worldfinance]
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Eurozone gives Greece 30 days to show good on deficit – http://bit.ly/agFf0w [worldfinance]
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Diagnostic Imaging In Developing Economies: A Closer Look At Accessibility—Aarkstore Enterprise Ma – http://bit.ly/bG0muK [worldfinance]
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Motorola gets smart with Android-based CLIQ XT – http://bit.ly/b2Hbjo [worldfinance]
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The Method For You To Select Wedding Dress – http://bit.ly/9FFxKg [worldfinance]
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James Downey: Coughlan delay over jobs offer flies in face of logic – http://bit.ly/az9TRE [worldfinance]
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Global Food And Drinks Manufacturing Industry Outlook To 2010: Marketing And Sales Strategies And Th – http://bit.ly/aHXIO2 [worldfinance]
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Hyundai motors to U.S. mkt gains – http://bit.ly/aL5VmS [worldfinance]
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Free Puppy Games Online- Pca Puppy Academy – http://bit.ly/al8RvR [worldfinance]
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UPDATE 2-Solvay starts buyback, still looking at acquisitions – http://bit.ly/dxf7vT [worldfinance]

Iran hits back at U.S. over dictatorship comment

TEHRAN (Reuters) – Iran hit back at the United States on Tuesday for saying the Islamic state was moving toward a military dictatorship, accusing Washington of pursuing wrong policies in the Middle East.

Kraft profit up, sees long-term Cadbury boost

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Kraft Foods Inc posted a higher quarterly profit and said its recent acquisition of British chocolatier Cadbury Plc would help accelerate long-term growth.