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May 17, 2014

YouTube | Al Jazeera English has uploaded Tensions boil in Ukraine's east and 6 other videos.



Al Jazeera English has uploaded Tensions boil in Ukraine's east and 6 other videos
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Tensions boil in Ukraine's east
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Inside Egypt - Can Egypt's next president fix the economy?
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Yemen's army sends reinforcements south
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Malawi's president pushes for re-election
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Swiss set to vote on minimum wage increase
Al Jazeera English
News Bulletin - 19:00 GMT update
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YouTube | RT has uploaded 'Cartoon just a way to get youth out to vote for EU elections'.



RT has uploaded 'Cartoon just a way to get youth out to vote for EU elections'
'Cartoon just a way to get youth out to vote for EU elections'
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DealBook Alert - May 17, 2014: AT&T Said to Near a Deal for DirecTV.

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DEALBOOK ALERTSaturday, May 17, 2014 6:33 PM EDT
AT&T Said to Near a Deal for DirecTV
AT&T is poised to announce a takeover of DirecTV Inc. within days, people briefed on the matter said on Saturday, ushering in another sweeping transformation of the telecommunications industry.
Though both sides are putting the finishing touches on an agreement, talks may still fall apart, these people cautioned. The proposed agreement still requires final approval from the boards of both companies.
If completed, the acquisition would be worth more than $50 billion, people briefed on the matter had said previously. AT&T has anticipated paying between $92 and $94 a share in stock and cash.

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YouTube | RT has uploaded Keiser Report: Trephination of Market Minds (E602).



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Koos Jansen: Chinese real estate debt is being settled in silver: GATA | THE GATA DISPATCH -April 17, 2014-.

Koos Jansen: Chinese real estate debt is being settled in silver

Submitted by cpowell on 08:08AM ET Saturday, May 17, 2014. Section: Daily Dispatches
11a ET Saturday, March 17, 2014
Silver is not only trading in backwardation in China, gold researcher and GATA consultant Koos Jansen reports, but it is also trading at a great premium to real estate, being used to settle debt on real estate whose price is collapsing. Jansen's commentary is headlined "Chinese Real Estate Debt Settled in Silver, SGE Premium 5.7%" and it's posted at his Internet site, In Gold We Trust, here:
CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.

NYT | Today's Headlines - May 17, 2014: Top News: G.M. Is Fined Over Safety and Called a Lawbreaker.

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Today's Headlines

Saturday, May 17, 2014


Top News
The faulty ignition switch was prone to turn off, shutting the engine of a car and disabling its air bags.
G.M. Is Fined Over Safety and Called a Lawbreaker

By MATTHEW L. WALD and DANIELLE IVORY

In a civil settlement, federal regulators said General Motors also agreed to change its internal review process after a defect was linked to 13 deaths and a recall.
. Video  Video: Where Does the G.M. Recall Rank?
India Delivers Clear Mandate to Hindu Party

By ELLEN BARRY

The Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party's enormous victory clearly reflects a rapid change in Indian society as urbanization and economic growth break down old voting patterns.
. Some Muslims Wary of Hindu Nationalist
. India Ink: The Demise of a Party Once Beloved
Debbie Winick, the secretary for Harris Farms, and David McGlothlin, farm manager, with Love the Chase, right, the mother of California Chrome.
Top Horse, From a Place Winners Aren't Made

By JOE DRAPE

California Chrome, the overwhelming favorite for the Preakness, was brought up by modest owners in a region long considered inferior to the lush fields of Kentucky.
. Picking the Preakness
. Derby Victor a Heavy, and Heavier, Preakness Favorite
For more top news, go to NYTimes.com »
Editors' Picks

DINING & WINE

Video VIDEO: Rhubarb Shake
Melissa Clark makes a refreshing rhubarb shake with rosewater and Greek yogurt garnished with chopped pistachios.

OPINION | OP-ED | ARTHUR C. BROOKS

Beware the City Dolls

By ARTHUR C. BROOKS

Growing up should never be easy.

QUOTATION OF THE DAY

"A billion plus people have announced their mandate in no uncertain terms."
SURINDER SINGH TIWANA, a lawyer, after the Bharatiya Janata Party and its candidate for prime minister, Narendra Modi, won a resounding victory in India's national election.
Today's Video
Video VIDEO: Inside Kelly Wearstler's Studio
The designer offers a tour of her Los Angeles studio, where she and her team dream up and bring to life everything in her eponymous line, from home wares to women's accessories.
Video VIDEO: Snowboard Legend Mentors Fresh Talent
Five years ago, Jeremy Jones invited a young Ryland Bell to join him in Alaska. Since that trip, Bell has traveled to the state with Jones nearly every spring, revealing Bell's growth as a rider.
Video VIDEO: Times Minute | What India's Vote Means
As Narendra Modi swept into power as prime minister-electFriday, a look at what India's vote means.
For more video, go to NYTimes.com/Video »
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World
Chinese workers from the Formosa Steel mill who where injured when anti-Chinese protests in Vietnam became violent.
Unrest Poses a Risky Choice for Vietnam

By CHRIS BUCKLEY and EDWARD WONG

As Vietnam's government deals with the fallout from a week of violence aimed at foreign businesses, it risks angering both residents and investors.
Nadezhda Sanzharevskaya rode with her sister's body to a cemetery on Friday as the United Nations warned of an increase in killings, abductions and rights violations in the country.
U.N. Finds Rising Human Rights Violations in Ukraine

By NICK CUMMING-BRUCE

A new report warned of an increase in killings, abductions, beatings and detentions of journalists, politicians and activists in the country's east.
Because of security fears, President Goodluck Jonathan called off his visit on Friday to Chibok, where nearly 300 girls were kidnapped on April 14.
Nigerian Leader Cancels Visit to Village of Abducted Girls

By ADAM NOSSITER and ALAN COWELL

Concerns for the president's security prompted the decision, which came as West African leaders planned to meet in Paris to discuss the insurgency of the group that took the girls.
For more world news, go to NYTimes.com/World »
U.S.
Susanna N. Visser presented a report on Friday at the Georgia Mental Health Forum in Atlanta on the diagnosis and medication for A.D.H.D. in young children.
Thousands of Toddlers Are Medicated for A.D.H.D., Report Finds, Raising Worries

By ALAN SCHWARZ

The practice draws concern, in part, because there has been little study on the use of A.D.H.D. drugs for children under 3.
. Motherlode Blog: In New Inequality for Toddlers, Less Income Means More Ritalin
Scorched hillsides at San Marcos, Calif., seen in a long photo exposure early on Friday.
California Wildfires Spread Across Hills, Leveling Homes

By IAN LOVETT

Residents and officials are just beginning to assess the damage and determine the causes, even as fire crews continued struggling to get five of the blazes under control.
Michelle Obama attended the
Michelle Obama Cites View of Growing Segregation

By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG

Marking the anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision, civil rights advocates say American schools are increasingly split along racial lines.
For more U.S. news, go to NYTimes.com/US »

Politics
The campaign of Wendy Davis, left, has essentially tried to absorb Battleground Texas, a group whose goal is to make Texas competitive, as her field operation in her bid for governor.
For Democrats, Texas Push Gets an Early Shove

By AMY CHOZICK

Battleground Texas's goal was to make the state competitive, but when State Senator Wendy Davis, a Democrat, announced her candidacy, their fates became intertwined.
Sheila Kuehl, a former actress, at a fund-raiser with the actor Ed Begley Jr.
In California Race, Pedigree vs. Policy (and Bit of TV Nostalgia)

By ADAM NAGOURNEY

The race for a key Los Angeles County post involves two very different celebrities: Bobby Shriver, a member of the Kennedy clan, and Sheila Kuehl, a former actress now steeped in policy and politics.
Veterans Secretary Ousts Health Care Official Amid Criticism

By RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr.

The removal of the the department's soon-to-retire under secretary for health comes amid allegations that Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals manipulated waiting lists to hide treatment delays.
For more political news, go to NYTimes.com/Politics »
Business

YOUR MONEY

A Beginner's Guide to Repaying Student Loans

By RON LIEBER

A road map to help those with student loans steer clear of common repayment mistakes and protect their credit scores.
. Interactive  Interactive Feature: Student Loan Calculator
. How Student Debt May Be Stunting the Economy
Michael Steinberg, right, formerly of SAC Capital, leaving Federal District Court in Manhattan.

DEALBOOK

Ex-Trader at SAC Fund Is Sentenced to 3 1/2 Years

By MATTHEW GOLDSTEIN

Michael Steinberg, one of the longest tenured traders to work for the billionaire investor Steven A. Cohen, was convicted last year on insider trading charges.
Students at Swarthmore have pressed the school to divest itself of investments in coal mining.

COMMON SENSE

A Clash of Ideals and Investments at Swarthmore

By JAMES B. STEWART

A student-led movement aimed at ridding college endowment funds of fossil fuel investments got its start at Swarthmore College, which has yet to sign on to the cause.
For more business news, go to NYTimes.com/Business »
Technology
David Hyman, the founder of Mog, a subscription music service, in 2011. Beats acquired his company a year later.
Former Executive Sues for Stake in Beats Electronics, Object of Apple's Desire

By BEN SISARIO

The founder of a company bought by Beats says he was fired unfairly before his shares could vest.

BITS BLOG

Apple and Google End Patent Fights

By BRIAN X. CHEN

Fierce rivals in mobile software, Apple and Google agreed to dismiss patent lawsuits related to smartphone technology between the two companies.

STATE OF THE ART

Did Regulators Break the Internet or Did They Save It? Yes.

By FARHAD MANJOO

The Federal Communications Commission's proposal on network neutrality tries to please every side. And when you try to please everyone, you often please no one.
For more technology news, go to NYTimes.com/Technology »
Sports
Bryant Coach Mike Pressler during a first-round N.C.A.A. tournament game against Syracuse. The Bulldogs won, 10-9.
Ex-Duke Lacrosse Coach Rebuilds Shattered Career

By ZACH SCHONBRUN

Fired in the wake of a sexual-assault case involving Blue Devils players that turned out to be bogus, Mike Pressler has the lacrosse program at tiny Bryant University rolling in Division I.
Nadal has proved to be a particularly difficult opponent for Murray, whose record against Nadal is his worst against anyone on the tour.
Familiar Result as Nadal and Murray's Rivalry Resumes

By BEN ROTHENBERG

Rafael Nadal roared back to beat Andy Murray, 1-6, 6-3, 7-5, and reach the semifinals of the Italian Open for the sixth straight year.
Bernie Ecclestone is charged with paying a bribe to a banker who approved a deal that kept him in control of Formula One.
His Future and Fortune at Stake, Formula One Chief Keeps It Breezy

By JOHN F. BURNS

Bernie Ecclestone is on trial in a German court on bribery charges, and a conviction would almost certainly end the auto-racing reign that has allowed him to amass billions.
For more sports news, go to NYTimes.com/Sports »