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CBS NEWS Advance of interview with Jordan's King Abdullah II: Clock ticking on Syrian political transition,

The hundreds of Syrian refugees fleeing across the border into Jordan are putting pressure on the country, which is calling for international aid. Charlie Rose sat down with Jordan's King Abdullah II who feels if there isn't a political transition in Syria by the end of the year, there will be a "full-out civil war." See the full interview on "CBS This Morning."

NYT Global Update | Top News - August 5, 2012: Guilty Plea Expected in Tucson Shooting Rampage.

August 5, 2012 Global Update   TOP NEWS Guilty Plea Expected in Tucson Shooting Rampage By STEVEN LEE MYERS and MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT Jared L. Loughner was reported ready to admit to killing 6 people and wounding 13, including Representative Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona. Suicide Bomber Kills Dozens in Yemen By REUTERS At least 20 people were killed and 20 more were wounded after a bomber blew himself up at a gathering organized by a former sympathizer of Al Qaeda, the Yemeni Defense Ministry said on its Web site. Mars Mission's Fate Rests on Landing By KENNETH CHANG The rover Curiosity will end its eight-and-a-half-month journey from Earth on Sunday, after a series of computer-controlled maneuvers that NASA scientists can only watch. Global Edition Home Page » Sports Slide Show: Murray's Golden Moment Andy Murray beat Roger Federer in straight sets to win gold in men's sing

GATA | THE GATA DISPATCH: Jay Taylor: Canada's BNN doesn't want GATA mentioned on the air

Jay Taylor: Canada's BNN doesn't want GATA mentioned on the air Submitted by cpowell on 06:11PM ET Sunday, August 5, 2012. Section: Daily Dispatches 9:12p ET Sunday, August 5, 2012 Few financial newsletter writers work harder than Jay Taylor, editor of J. Taylor's Gold, Energy, and Tech Stocks newsletter ( http://www.miningstocks.com/ ). Taylor not only provides weekly analysis from a hard-money point of view but also produces an Internet radio interview program on which GATA Chairman Bill Murphy and your secretary/treasurer have appeared and speaks on financial television and raido programs and at financial conferences around the world. Last week Taylor was appearing on Business News Network in Canada and his latest letter describes how he was urged not to mention GATA on the air. This is a change of attitude for BNN, as for years, under the editorship of Jim O'Connell, the network was glad to inquire into gold market manipulation and let G

ICE Futures U.S.: Weekly Analysis of US Equity and Currency Markets.

Nick McDonald of Trade With Precision presents a concise technical analysis of these markets for the week ahead, using the Russell 2000 ® index and the ICE US Dollar Index ® as pivotal focuses. The weekly outlooks are available every Sunday evening by 8 p.m. ET.  View the video market commentaries »

GATA | THE GATA DISPATCH: What a surprise: FT says CFTC to drop silver investigation

What a surprise: FT says CFTC to drop silver investigation Submitted by cpowell on 03:23PM ET Sunday, August 5, 2012. Section: Daily Dispatches But such an outcome would be completely consistent with a finding that the really big player in the silver market is not JPMorgan at all but the U.S. government acting through intermediary brokerage houses. After all, as he signed the legislation demonetizing silver in 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson pledged that the U.S. government would rig the silver market if necessary to prevent the price from rising: http://www.gata.org/node/11601 And the Gold Reserve Act of 1934, which created the U.S. Exchange Stabilization Fund, explicitly authorizes the U.S. treasury secretary to trade secretly in all markets on behalf of the U.S. government: http://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/international/ESF/Pages/esf-inde... * * * Four-Year Silver Probe Set to Be Dropped By Jack Farchy and Gregory Meyer Financial Times, L

NYT Today's Headlines | Top News: Record Spending by Obama's Camp Shrinks Coffers

August 5, 2012 Today's Headlines TOP NEWS Record Spending by Obama's Camp Shrinks Coffers By NICHOLAS CONFESSORE and JO CRAVEN McGINTY President Obama has spent more campaign cash more quickly than any incumbent in recent history, about $400 million from the beginning of last year to June 30 this year.  Graphic : Financing a Race Two Top Afghan Security Ministers Face Dismissal By ALISSA J. RUBIN Lawmakers explained a move that would cast out the heads of the army and national police in the middle of a war as part of a fight against crippling corruption and cronyism. The iEconomy In Pursuit of Nissan, a Jobs Lesson for the Tech Industry? By BILL VLASIC, HIROKO TABUCHI and CHARLES DUHIGG Executives have long said America can't compete in building electronic devices. But the migration of carmaking from Japan is a case study in the most unlikely of transformations.  Interactive Graphic : Evolution of a Supply Chain