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Due to cyber attacks still being under investigation and having important emails accounts with problems; is that I have taken the decision, in advance of schedule


vacation for January, to start it today Friday 19, 2014.


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Aug 31, 2012

NYT Gobal Update - August 31, 2012 -: U.S. May Place Group With Ties to Pakistan on Terror List

The New York Times International Herald Tribune
August 31, 2012

Global Update



TOP NEWS

U.S. May Place Group With Ties to Pakistan on Terror List

By ERIC SCHMITT
With a Congressional deadline looming, the Obama administration appears ready to designate the Haqqani network as a terrorist organization, risking a new breach in relations with Pakistan.

Fed Chairman Makes Case for New Steps to Spur Growth

By BINYAMIN APPELBAUM
Ben S. Bernanke delivered a detailed, forceful argument for further moves to aid the economy, reinforcing earlier indications that the Federal Reserve is on the verge of action.

Report on Iran Nuclear Work Puts Israel in a Box

By JODI RUDOREN and DAVID E. SANGER
An International Atomic Energy Agency report detailing Iran's ramped up nuclear capabilities may force Israel to strike Iran or concede it cannot act on its own, according to experts.
World

Video Feature: Watching Syria's War

A fighter jet went down on Thursday in Idlib Province, according to witnesses cited by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, an activist group.
Opinion

Op-Ed Contributor

The U.S. Should Still Talk to Russia

By MATTHEW ROJANSKY and NIKOLAS GVOSDEV
Bashing Russia without a negotiating strategy will do little to advance vital U.S. interests, including democracy and human rights.
WORLD

Iran Criticizes Egypt's New Leader Over Syria Comments

By THOMAS ERDBRINK
The move by the supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, came a day after President Mohamed Morsi of Egypt countered the Iranian stance on Syria and denounced the repression of the armed uprising there.

Threat to Syrian Civilians Is Growing, Officials Say

By KAREEM FAHIM and RICK GLADSTONE
Top United Nations officials attending a special Security Council session reported alarming new data on the severity of the crisis, including a doubling in the number of civilians who need emergency aid.
BUSINESS

Europe Pushes for Centralized Supervision of Banks

By JAMES KANTER
The European Commission insisted on Friday that the 6,000 banks in the euro zone should be supervised centrally as a bulwark against future financial crises.

Spain Approves Establishment of 'Bad Bank'

By RAPHAEL MINDER
The bank is expected to absorb the most troubled real estate assets of the country's financial institutions.

China and Germany Promise to Strengthen Ties

By DAVID BARBOZA
Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany agreed with Chinese leaders to strengthen ties between the two countries. China also promised to invest more money in a struggling Europe.
TECHNOLOGY

Software Meant to Fight Crime Is Used to Spy on Dissidents

By NICOLE PERLROTH
Two researchers say an off-the-shelf computer program has been used to monitor and spy on dissidents in countries around the world.

Women Who Take Their Shopping Very 'Srsly'

By MEGAN ANGELO
Two young women have started a comedy Web site, Srsly, that features their tastes in shopping.

Chinese Dissident in Yahoo Case Is Freed After 10 Years

By DAVID BARBOZA
Wang Xiaoning had been convicted of state subversion based on evidence provided by the Internet company.
SPORTS

Stosur Advances, but Li Does Not

By LYNN ZINSER
Samantha Stosur, the defending champion, will move on to play Laura Robson of Britain, who now has beaten Li Na and Kim Clijsters at this United States Open.
On Tennis

Saying Goodbye on His Own Terms

By HARVEY ARATON
Some tennis players burn out, others fade away, and some, like Andy Roddick, get to choose how they retire, and when.

Back on Track: Restart Your Engines

By BRAD SPURGEON
After the longest summer break in recent years, Formula One restarts with a back-to-back farewell to Europe for the season: the Belgian Grand Prix this weekend and the Italian Grand Prix next weekend.
U.S. NEWS

For Gulf Casino, a Brief Lull in the Action

By KIM SEVERSON
The Gulf Coast casinos, vital to the region's economy, began reopening as the last effects of Hurricane Issac were still blowing outside.

Efforts to Relieve Dam Continue in Mississippi

By JOHN SCHWARTZ and CAMPBELL ROBERTSON
If the Percy Quin Dam on Lake Tangipahoa fails, thousands of homes in southeastern Louisiana would be threatened.

Low-Profile Victims Hard-Hit on Gulf Coast

By KIM SEVERSON
In Mississippi, where Isaac killed a man trying to help a stranded driver, people are used to being overlooked during disasters.
OPINION
Op-Ed Columnist

The Medicare Killers

By PAUL KRUGMAN
Paul Ryan's big lie in his convention speech was his claim that a Romney-Ryan administration would protect and strengthen Medicare.
Op-Ed Columnist

Party of Strivers

By DAVID BROOKS
The Republican Party unabashedly celebrates individual responsibility en route to material success, but our destinies are shaped by other forces.
Campaign Stops

The Attack Ad, Pompeii-Style

By PHILIP FREEMAN
Politics could be a dirty business, even in seaside Pompeii.