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

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. U.S. and Pakistan: Allies on the Brink (July 30, 2012) Times Topics: Haqqani Network 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. Stocks Gain After Bernanke Speech 4:05 PM ET Economix: A Critique of Fed Policy 2:00 PM ET DealBook: Presidential Policy vs. Fed Policy on Jobs 3:58 PM ET Report on Iran Nuclear Work Puts Israel in a Box By JODI RUDOREN and DAVID E. SANGER An International Atomic Energy Agency report d

DealBook | DealB%K Afternoon Edition - August 31, 2012 -:: Presidential Policy vs. Fed Policy on Jobs

Friday, August 31, 2012 TOP STORY Presidential Policy vs. Fed Policy on Jobs Who actually has the most power to create jobs today - the president, or the Fed chairman? The answer to that question tells us whether we now live in the age of democracy, or the age of the central bank. DEALBOOK »     DEALBOOK HIGHLIGHTS Week in Review: Tracking the Deal Makers Outside of Tampa Barclays moved to restore its reputation by overhauling its culture. We explained the trouble with closed-end mutual funds that invest in start-ups and provided analysis of a deal that helped one of the nation's bigger regional banks catch up in capital. A look back on our reporting of last week's highs and lows in finance. DEALBOOK » Can Square Remain Hip? Excitement is building around the payments company, which just struck a deal with Starbucks. But it may be too early to anoint Square as the firm that will lead us into a cashless society. DEALBOOK »

NYT politics - August 31, 2012 -: After a Gunslinger Cuts Loose, Romney Aides Take Cover

August 31, 2012 Politics After a Gunslinger Cuts Loose, Romney Aides Take Cover By MICHAEL BARBARO and JEREMY W. PETERS Clint Eastwood's rambling endorsement seemed to leave Mitt Romney's campaign advisers unsettled and displeased. Video: Eastwood's Speech News Analysis Emotional Ties to Obama May be Central to the Election By JIM RUTENBERG The challenge for Mitt Romney may be that even Americans who are unhappy with President Obama remain personally attached to him. More Politics Romney Vows to Deliver Country From Economic Travails By JEFF ZELENY Mitt Romney asked voters to consider whether their lives had improved over the last four years and urged them not to feel guilty about giving up on President Obama. The Caucus Obama to Visit Gulf Coast on Monday By MICHAEL D. SHEAR, JEREMY W. PETERS and JACKIE CALMES Mitt Romney had announced earlier that he will tour the bayou region so

MarketWatch | Stocks and Markets in the News | Wall Street at Close Report - August 31, 2012 -

U.S. stocks rally on central-bank hopes U.S. stocks climb to a third month of gains that have largely priced in another round of easing by the Federal Reserve and policy action in Europe. 12 min ago

Biden slams Ryan for GM plant closing claims: CBS NEWS | Political Hotsheet Top Stories - August 31, 2012 -

CBS POLITICAL HOTSHEET TOP STORIES         Biden slams Ryan for GM plant closing claims The vice president appeared at a GM assembly plant in Lordstown, Ohio to dispute GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan's charges Read full story Romney: "Hold Us Accountable" New GOP nominee, joined by Ryan, unveils theme upon departing Florida Read full story Fact check: Mitt Romney's convention speech 12 million new jobs? Defense and Medicare cuts? An apology tour? Tax increases? Checking out Romney's convention claims Read full story Romney: Time to put Obama behind us In speech peppered with personal anecdotes, Romney promises to restore the "promise of America" Read full story Eastwood's convention surprise During a sometimes humorous, other times scathing ad-libbed speech, he sharply criticized the president Read full story