Secret police defect in restive Syrian

AMMAN (Reuters) – At least a dozen Syrian secret police have defected from an intelligence compound in a restive province near Turkey, the first major defection reported within the security apparatus leading the crackdown on protesters, activists said on Sunday.

Romney, Gingrich Focus Of GOP Race With Cain Exit

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — With the implosion of Herman Cain’s campaign amid accusations of adultery and sexual harassment, the once-crowded 2012 Republican presidential field appears to be narrowing to a two-man race between Mitt Romney and Newt

Hana Fin chairman expects to close KEB takeover by year-end

SEOUL, Dec 4 (Reuters) – The chairman of South Korea’s
Hana Financial Group said on Sunday he expected to
complete its acquisition of Korea Exchange Bank (KEB)
by the end of this year, a deal that…

At least 23 dead in intensifying Syria violence

BEIRUT (Reuters) – At least 23 people were reported killed in Syria Saturday as violence intensified in the eighth month of an uprising against President Bashar al-Assad, pushing the death toll close to 4,600, an activist group said.

Western Digital Soars While Tech Sector Slides (WDC, XLK)

Hard drive maker Western Digital surge on Friday while Tech Sector ETFs slide into the weekend. Leading hard drive manufacturer Western Digital (NYSE:WDC) surged +7.5% on Friday on good earnings news and recovery efforts in Thailand to reclaim its fac…

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Algún resorte mental incontrolado facilita que se llame simple funcionario antes que reeducador -que es su función constitucional- a quien tiene a su cargo a un grupo de delincuentes, presuntos o condenados, y en cambio se haya reaccionara tan tarde

Russians vote in election test for Vladimir Putin

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (Reuters) – Vladimir Putin’s ruling party could see its vast parliamentary majority cut back in elections that began Sunday in the icy tundra and sparsely-populated swathes of Russia’s far east.