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Sep 6, 2012



Tomorrow 7th September 2012, we are going to go through a maintenance process of our system. Correspondingly, we will not  be able publishing our news accustomed on time. We will be back with you late  in afternoon or with a summary of our regular news on Saturday around midday.

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Fernando Guzmán Cavero

Live Coverage of the Final Night of the Democratic National Convention: NYT Politics -September 6, 2012-.

The New York Times

September 6, 2012


Live Coverage of the Final Night of the Democratic National Convention

The Times's political unit is on the ground in Charlotte, N.C., and will be providing live updates, analysis and video broadcasts beginning at 7 p.m. Eastern time.
A NEW PRESIDENT President Obama signing an executive order in the Oval Office in January 2009.
Man in the News | Barack Hussein Obama

4 Years Later, Scarred but Still Confident

President Obama is making the case that while progress is slow, he is taking America to a better place - and that he will be a better president over the next four years than the last.

More Politics

The first family took their dog, Bo, for a walk in 2009. President Obama's two daughters, Malia and Sasha, have been kept out of the campaign spotlight, but are often mentioned in speeches and interviews.

Obama Girls' Role: Not to Speak, but to Be Spoken Of

The girls' appearance at the Democratic convention will underscore their importance to their father's image as a likable family man.
Bill Clinton addressed the convention on Wednesday night in Charlotte, N.C.

Clinton Delivers Impassioned Plea for Obama Second Term

Former President Bill Clinton drew sharp lines between the choices voters face, using the economic successes in his presidency as a case for re-electing President Obama.
Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Wednesday night. Mr. Biden will speak there Thursday night.

Biden's Speech Likely to Spotlight Strengths, or Foibles

Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. will arrive onstage Thursday as the president's most important political partner, policy enforcer, conscience, scold and occasional albatross.
Check Point

A Startling Truth Amid the Hyperbole

Democrats have made a number of misleading claims about taxes, civil liberties and a Mitt Romney quote. But Bill Clinton's claim about job creation under Democratic presidents appears to be true.
The Party

For Warren, Bad Blood Over Ethnic Claims

The still-simmering controversy over Elizabeth Warren's self-proclaimed American Indian heritage has chased her from the campaign trail in Massachusetts to North Carolina.

Emanuel Takes On New Role as a 'Super PAC' Wrangler

Rahm Emanuel's departure from the Obama campaign reflects Democrats' worries about the fund-raising gap enjoyed by Republican-leaning outside groups.

Pushed by Obama, Democrats Alter Platform Over Jerusalem

President Obama, seeking to quell criticism from Republicans and pro-Israel groups, directed his party to restore language declaring Jerusalem Israel's capital.
Mitt Romney, on break from debate preparation but not the media, at a pizza restaurant Wednesday in New Hampshire.

Romney Focus Is on Preparing for the Debates

As Democrats formally nominate President Obama, Mitt Romney is getting ready for what aides believe will be a decisive moment for his campaign.
The Caucus

A 'Dreamer' Addresses the Democratic Convention

One unnoticed speaker at the Democratic convention was Benita Veliz, a leader of a group of young undocumented immigrants who call themselves Dreamers, because they would be eligible for legal status under the long-stalled Dream Act.

The Caucus

Romney's Next Test

Mitt Romney will appear on "Meet the Press" on Sunday.

At Convention, Obama Surrogates Tout Foreign Policy Successes

One of the Obama campaign's goals during the Democratic convention is to convince voters that they are better off than they were four years ago. On Thursday President Obama's surrogates drew on the administration's foreign policy record to make the case.

Bill Clinton Draws More Viewers Than N.F.L. Opener

More people watched former President Bill Clinton's speech to the Democratic National Convention than tuned in to the N.F.L. season opener.

Romney Isn't Planning to Watch Obama's Speech

Tens of millions of people are expected to tune into President Obama's acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday night. But Mitt Romney doesn't plan on being one of them.

Cuomo Delivers Convention Speech - of Sorts

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Thursday delivered a convention-style speech filled with tart-tongued denunciations of Republican economic policies as well as praise for New York as a progressive ideal for the country.
Clinton Was a Bipartisan President, Except When He Wasn't

Clinton Was a Bipartisan President, Except When He Wasn't

Perhaps only Bill Clinton could deliver one of the most brutal partisan poundings of the other party in recent memory and come out of it with people talking about how bipartisan he is.

Ryan Does Not Bite Back After Clinton Attack

Paul D. Ryan faces some withering attacks from Bill Clinton, but does not return the fire.

Election 2012 iPhone App

A one-stop destination for the latest political news, from The Times and other top sources around the Web. Plus opinion, polls, campaign data and video.
Obama Would Be Big Favorite With 'Fired Up' Base
If President Obama can get a good turnout from his base, he'll be the heavy favorite to win in November - even if Mitt Romney gets a strong turnout as well.


Interactive Graphic: 'I Want,' He Said: Obama's Campaign Speeches
In his 2012 campaign speeches, President Obama uses the phrase "I will" less often than his opponent, Mitt Romney. Instead, Mr. Obama tends to frame his promises and goals using the phrase "I want."
Video Feature: Bill Clinton's Democratic Convention Speeches
Former President Bill Clinton has spoken in prime time at every Democratic National Convention since 1988, in roles from rising star to former president, candidate to party luminary. The following is a collection of all of those speeches.
Video Feature: Key Speeches From the Democratic National Convention
An interactive look at the most talked-about speeches from the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.
Interactive Feature: At the Democratic Convention, the Words Being Used
A look at how often speakers at the Democratic National Convention have used certain words and phrases so far, based on an analysis of transcripts from the Federal News Service.
Photographs: The Party Conventions: Pictures of the Day
A day-by-day recap of the conventions in Tampa, Fla., and Charlotte, N.C.
Video Feature: Key Speeches From the Republican National Convention
An interactive look at the most talked-about speeches from the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.
Video Feature: Florida's Vote
A video series about voters in Central Florida and along the I-4 corridor, which bisects the state.

NYT GLobal Update -September 6, 2012-: Central Bank to Snap Up Debt, Saying, 'Euro Is Irreversible'

The New York Times International Herald Tribune
September 6, 2012

Global Update


Central Bank to Snap Up Debt, Saying, 'Euro Is Irreversible'

The European Central Bank said it had agreed on a framework for buying the bonds of troubled euro zone countries, but officials set conditions that could delay action for weeks or longer.

S.&P. 500 at 4-Year High as Stocks Jump

The benchmark index rose by 2 percent over hopes that a more lasting solution to the European debt crisis may be taking shape.

France Sends Funds to 5 Syrian Civic Groups

A senior French diplomat said the government was providing funds to five revolutionary councils in rebel-held parts of Syria to help them restore water supplies, sanitation, health services and bakeries.

From Strangling Tigers to Taming the Internet

A selection of 14th-century parables reworked by the Chinese government to encourage parental devotion in modern times.


The Migron Settlement Myth

Too eager to evacuate Migron without a clash, Israel's leaders have failed to question the wisdom of moving the settlers just a couple of miles away.

Scores of Migrants Die After Boat Sinks Off Turkish Coast

The boat was carrying more than 100 Syrians, Iraqis and Palestinians who were apparently trying to migrate to the European Union, the semiofficial Anatolian News Agency said.

Afghan and American Culture Clashes, at Center Stage

A press briefing by American and Afghan commanders on insider attacks led to complaints, and a wider cultural discussion.

Singapore's Prime Minister Warns China on View of U.S.

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong pointedly addressed the question of America's world standing, a subject that Chinese academics and writers in the state-run media have written caustically about in recent months.

Nomura Details a $1 Billion Restructuring

The brunt of the $1 billion in cutbacks will fall on Nomura's operations in Europe, which will account for 45 percent of the cost savings, and the Americas, which will account for 21 percent.

A.I.G. to Sell $2 Billion Stake in Asia Unit for Share Buyback

American International Group, the insurance giant, said the deal is part of a plan to repurchase $5 billion worth of its own stock from the United States government.
Media Decoder Blog

Judge Backs E-Book Settlement, Setting Stage for Price War

A settlement with three major publishers in an antitrust case brought by the government paves the way for a war over the cost of digital books.

Amazon Updates Its Kindle Line of E-Readers

With a new version of the Kindle Fire nearly as large as the iPad that undercuts its price by $200, Amazon made its challenge to Apple a little more serious.

Motorola and Nokia Try to Gain an Edge in the Smartphone Market

Motorola Mobility and Nokia unveiled their latest smartphones just ahead of Apple's introduction of its next iPhone.

A Touch of Magic Returns for Argentina's Rugby Team

Juan Martín Hernández returns to the starting lineup for Argentina in time for a weekend clash with New Zealand in the Rugby Championship.

In China, Drogba Draws Crowds and Controversy

The former Chelsea star Didier Drogba has been a sensation for Shanghai Shenhua, but some say money would have been better spent nurturing domestic talent.

Sharapova Advances, With Rain to Rescue

Maria Sharapova recovered from a shaky start and outlasted Marion Bartoli, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, while Sara Errani beat her doubles partner, Roberta Vinci, 6-2, 6-4.

Most U.S. Farmland Still in Drought, Even After Storm

The worst drought in decades is expected to continue choking areas of the Plains and Rockies that did not get soaked by Hurricane Isaac.

Judge in Fort Hood Case Orders Suspect's Beard Shaved

A ruling finds valid reasons to curtail the religious rights of Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, the Army psychiatrist charged in the shooting rampage in 2009 at the base.

For Farms in the West, Oil Wells Are Thirsty Rivals

A race for water is rippling through the drought-scorched heartland, pitting farmers against oil and gas interests that use the water-intensive hydraulic fracturing process.
Op-Ed Columnist

The Organic Fable

A study exposes the hype behind a pseudoscientific ideology. The future is nonorganic.
Op-Ed Columnist

Obama's First-Term Report Card

Considering that we were sliding toward a Great Depression before President Obama took office, of course, we're better off now.
Op-Ed Columnist

Bill, Barack and Us

The Democratic convention was treated to many, many, many words of wisdom from the Talker in Chief.

DealBook | DealB%K Afternoon Edition -September 6, 2012-: JPMorgan Names New Head of Chief Investment Office

Thursday, September 6, 2012
JPMorgan Names New Head of Chief Investment Office Craig Delany, 41, who was most recently the chief operating office of JPMorgan's mortgage banking unit, will take over the reins of the chief investment office, which was at the center of a multibillion-dollar trading loss.
    Appeals Court Revives Insider Trading Case Against Obus A Federal Appeals Court has revived a decade-old insider-trading case brought against a New York hedge fund manager by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
    Nomura Details a $1 Billion Restructuring The brunt of the $1 billion in cutbacks will fall on Nomura's operations in Europe, which will account for 45 percent of the cost savings, and the Americas, which will account for 21 percent.
    2 Real Estate Firms Strike $2.9 Billion Deal The Realty Income Corporation agreed to acquire American Realty Capital Trust on Thursday, a $2.9 billion deal involving hundreds of retail and commercial properties.
    A.I.G. to Sell $2 Billion Stake in Asia Unit for Share Buyback The insurance giant intends to sell a $2 billion stake in its Asian insurance unit as part of plans to repurchase $5 billion worth of its own stock from the United States government.
    Thrive Capital Raises $150 Million Fund, Bolstering Profile Thrive Capital, a venture capital firm run by Joshua Kushner, has raised $150 million for its latest fund as it seeks to become more competitive against larger firms.
    Facebook Officially Owns Instagram Facebook has closed its acquisition of Instagram, The New York Times Bits blog reports. When the deal was announced, it was worth $1 billion. But "the slide in Facebook's stock since then means that, at Thursday's midday trading price of $18.97, the deal would be worth $736 million."
    Economic Reports The data released on Friday will include unemployment for August.
    Corporate Earnings Companies reporting results on Friday will include Hovnanian Enterprises and Kroger.

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