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Jun 7, 2014

YouTube | RT has uploaded Mysterious facilities turned out to be nationwide spy stations in Germany -14 minutes ago-.



RT has uploaded Mysterious facilities turned out to be nationwide spy stations in Germany



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A new surveillance scandal is unfolding in Germany. It turns out that half a dozen seemingly innocent facilities including a telecom office are, in fact, spying stations. This has been confirmed by the intelligence service. And some of these facilities were reportedly used by the US government. FULL STORY: http://on.rt.com/o2r966

Bloomberg | Share The View - June 7, 2014: Back to Normal?

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A quick look at Bloomberg News's opinion section
June 7, 2014For more, visit www.bloombergview.com»
U.S. ECONOMY:

The Editors: There has been much fanfare about how employment in the U.S. has recovered to its pre-crisis peak. Has it really? Read the datatorial on the recovery  

Mohamed A. El-Erian: Yesterday's highly anticipated U.S. jobs report "sheds light on a crucial question for the economy: How much more can the Federal Reserve do to stimulate growth and push down unemployment before it runs into undesirable inflationary consequences?" Read more 

RE-VIEW: Maria LaMagna: "Although this week was mostly about remembering Tiananmen Square and D-Day, it will go down in history as the week we found out our president's workout routine is more 'The Sandlot' than Rocky Balboa. A few other things happened, too." Read more

MIDDLE EAST: "There was nothing surprising about Syria's presidential election this week, yet it was clarifying," the Editors write. "Bashar al-Assad isn't leaving. The U.S. and its allies need to acknowledge this reality and focus on the millions of Syrian refugees who want to return home." Read more 

BOOKS: @davidjshipley (David Shipley): What would you read this summer if you were @matt_levine? (Matt Levine)http://bv.ms/1kDz7yh 

WAR: Marc Champion:  President Barack Obama's speech to commemorate the D-Day landings in Normandy "was powerful if a little on the purple side -- and most interesting when compared to those given recently by Vladimir Putin, president of Russia, which was America's ally in World War II." Read more 

BANKING: Putting bank fines in context: Barry Ritholtz Chart 

HEALTH-CARE REFORM: Ramesh Ponnuru: "Monica Wehby, the Republican Senate candidate in Oregon, has fallen prey to a common delusion: that Obamacare can be 'fixed.' ... In the effort to take the popular side of every health-care question, though, Wehby has come up with a plan that doesn't hang together." Read more 

TRANSPORTATION: Adam Minter: "This week the relaunched version of People Express, the somewhat iconic 1980s-era discount carrier, began selling tickets for the first time in more than two decades for flights in markets that the major carriers have abandoned." Read more 

FOOD: @JamesGreiff (James Greiff): What's so great about organic?  http://bv.ms/1kDtgJj 

GATA consultant Speck interviewed about gold and silver price suppression: GATA | THE GATA DISPATCH June 7, 2014.

GATA consultant Speck interviewed about gold and silver price suppression

Submitted by cpowell on 05:45AM ET Saturday, June 7, 2014. Section: Daily Dispatches
8:344 ET Saturday, June 7, 2014

Market analyst, statistician, author, and GATA consultant Dimitri Speck is interviewed about gold and silver price suppression by Claudio Grass, managing director of Global Gold AG in Rapperswil, Switzerland, in the June edition of the firm's newsletter:
CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.

NYT | Today's Headlines - June 7, 2014: Internet Giants Erect Barriers to Spy Agencies.

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Saturday, June 7, 2014

Top News
Google servers in Douglas County, Ga. The company is encrypting more data as it moves between servers.
Internet Giants Erect Barriers to Spy Agencies

By DAVID E. SANGER and NICOLE PERLROTH

Internet companies like Google and Facebook are working to keep governments and especially their spy agencies out of their servers after revelations from Edward J. Snowden that they had been invaded.
Mohammad Nabi Omari, one of the Taliban militants released in the exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, in Qatar on Sunday.
P.O.W. Deal Gives Qatar a Victory, and a New Test

By ROD NORDLAND and MARK MAZZETTI

There is much on the line for Qatar, which has wagered its already weakened reputation on keeping the Taliban militants out of sight and under control.
A power plant in Massachusetts, one of at least 10 states that have already met President Obama's goal of cutting emissions from the electricity industry by at least 30 percent by 2030.
In Some States, Emissions Cuts Defy Skeptics

By JUSTIN GILLIS and MICHAEL WINES

At least 10 states have already met President Obama's goal of a 30 percent reduction in power plant emissions by 2030, without the economic damage that critics have warned would occur.
. The Upshot: Best of Both Worlds? Northeast Cut Emissions and Enjoyed Growth
For more top news, go to NYTimes.com »
Editors' Picks

MAGAZINE

Multimedia Feature MULTIMEDIA FEATURE: My Travels With Brazil's World Cup Curse
An animated storybook by the magazine's contributing illustrator, Christoph Niemann, about a World Cup game from 64 years ago that still haunts Brazil.

OPINION | OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR

Is Softball Sexist?

By EMMA SPAN

Women played baseball before they could vote - and they still should.
Today's Video
Video VIDEO: A Preview of the Belmont Stakes
If California Chrome wins the Belmont Stakes, he will become the first horse to win the Triple Crown since 1978.
Video VIDEO: Tavi Gevinson Grows Up
Writer, actress and Rookie editor in chief Tavi Gevinson talks coming of age, Kanye and her dream interview subject.
. Related Article
Video VIDEO: Rocky Balboa's Workout
Andy Karl plays Rocky Balboa in the Broadway adaptation of "Rocky." He shares some of the strength- training moves he uses to stay in shape for the show's workout montages and fight scenes.
For more video, go to NYTimes.com/Video »
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World
President-elect Petro O. Poroshenko of Ukraine, on Friday passed President Vladimir V. Putin at a D-Day event in France.
Awkward Diplomacy as Leaders Gather

By PETER BAKER

President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia met with Petro O. Poroshenko of Ukraine, and Mr. Putin also had an informal conversation with President Obama at the D-Day commemoration ceremony in France.
Hanatu Dauda, the mother of a schoolgirl abducted in April in northern Nigeria, at a news conference in Lagos on Thursday.
Nigerian Television Becomes Front for U.S. in Terrorism Fight

By RON NIXON

State Department officials acknowledged that their efforts to directly challenge Boko Haram could prove challenging in a region racked by massacres, bombings and shootings.
North Korea Detains 3rd American in New Threat to Relations With U.S.

By CHOE SANG-HUN and RICK GLADSTONE

The man, a resident of suburban Dayton, Ohio, was accused of unspecified illegal acts while visiting the country as a tourist.
For more world news, go to NYTimes.com/World »

U.S.
Central American youths waiting to be processed at a border patrol station in Brownsville, Tex.
Youths Facing Deportation to Be Given Legal Counsel

By KIRK SEMPLE

The Obama administration will start a program to provide lawyers to children facing deportation as it struggles to deal with an influx of unaccompanied minors from Central America.
Day 20: The Politics of Crime and Immigration
A day-by-day journey up I-35 continues in Tulsa, where the nexus between illegal immigration and crime is more complicated than it appears.
Law enforcement officers investigated the scene of a shooting on Friday at the Forsyth County courthouse in Cumming, Ga. A deputy was wounded.
Gunman Attacks Georgia Courthouse and Dies in Firefight, Authorities Say

By ALAN BLINDER

The authorities said the man, facing drug and weapons charges, was attempting a "frontal assault" on the courthouse in Cumming, Ga., using an arsenal that included an assault rifle and tear gas.
For more U.S. news, go to NYTimes.com/US »
Politics
In Memoir, Hillary Clinton Emphasizes Her Softer Side

By AMY CHOZICK

In her new memoir, "Hard Choices," she discusses her approach to diplomacy, but also gives a glimpse of her role as mother of the bride.
President Bill Clinton, Vice President Al Gore and Speaker Newt Gingrich during the State of the Union address in 1996.
5th Batch of Clinton-Era Papers Is Released

By DAVID S. JOACHIM

The roughly 2,000 documents cover subjects including Rwanda, policies toward gays in the military, the Oklahoma City bombing and Vice President Al Gore's presidential campaign.
Senator Mary L. Landrieu and her father, Moon.

HOT SPOTS

I Approved This Message; My Family Delivered It

By ASHLEY PARKER

Some of the latest ads for Senate candidates feature cute children and supportive parents, some of them famous, including former Senator Sam Nunn and Moon Landrieu, a former New Orleans mayor.
. Video  Video: All in the Family
For more political news, go to NYTimes.com/Politics »

Business
Michael Millikin, G.M. counsel, and Mary Barra, chief executive, testified on Capitol Hill in April.
G.M. Lawyers Hid Fatal Flaw, From Critics and One Another

By BILL VLASIC

The head of the legal department of G.M. was kept in the dark, an internal investigation revealed.
Job seekers at a career fair in San Francisco on Wednesday. The unemployment rate in May stayed flat at 6.3 percent.
217,000 Jobs Added, Nudging Payrolls to Levels Before the Crisis

By NELSON D. SCHWARTZ

Employers hired 217,000 workers in May and the unemployment rate remained flat at 6.3 percent.
Peter Ali Enger, right, chief organizer for the United Taxidrivers Community Council, at Chicago O'Hare Airport.
Taxi Driver Solidarity

By STEVEN GREENHOUSE

Facing rising gas prices, stagnant fares and competition from ride-sharing services like UberX, taxi drivers are organizing for better conditions.
For more business news, go to NYTimes.com/Business »

Technology
Facebook Under Fire for Temporarily Blocking Pages in Pakistan

By DECLAN WALSH and SALMAN MASOOD

Citing pressure from the Pakistani government, Facebook said it blocked left-wing political pages and a popular rock band, Laal, whose members spoke out against Taliban.
The Uber smartphone app, which connects drivers with passengers, is shaking up the taxi industry in dozens of cities.

DEALBOOK

Uber Attains Eye-Popping New Levels of Funding

By MICHAEL J. DE LA MERCED

The web-based car ride service raised another $1.2 billion from investors at a $17 billion valuation, attaining a net worth almost unheard-of among start-ups.
A Vodafone store in central London.

BITS BLOG

Vodafone Reveals Direct Access by Governments to Customer Data

By MARK SCOTT

In a privacy report, the British telecommunications company said that the authorities in certain countries had direct access to its networks without having to use legal warrants.
For more technology news, go to NYTimes.com/Technology »

Sports
Willie Delgado aboard California Chrome, a horse that many longtime racetrackers have fallen for.

ON HORSE RACING

Wanting to Believe in California Chrome

By JOE DRAPE

Nearly four decades ago, Richard Migliore saw back-to-back Triple Crowns as a teenage exercise rider. He and many other fans are hoping to feel that magic again at Belmont Park on Saturday.
. The Complex Battle to Achieve the Perfect Dirt at Belmont Park
. What Experts Say About the Belmont Stakes
. The Picks: Breaking Down a Bid for History
. Photographs  Slide Show: The Triple Crown Eleven
Novak Djokovic defeated Ernests Gulbis on Friday to reach the French Open final, where he will face top-ranked Rafael Nadal.
For Missing Major Crown, Djokovic Must Dethrone a Dominant King

By NAILA-JEAN MEYERS

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal advanced to the final of the French Open, where Djokovic will seek his first title while Nadal will seek his ninth.
. The Quotable Ernests Gulbis
The
Kings Work on Ice, but Most Live on the Beach

By JOHN BRANCH

All but one of the Kings players live in either Manhattan Beach or Hermosa Beach, allowing them to trade their skates for boarder shorts and flip-flops in the off-season.
. Rangers' Moore Set to Return From Suspension for Game 2
. Video  Video: New York vs. L.A. in Stanley Cup
For more sports news, go to NYTimes.com/Sports »

Arts

EXHIBITION REVIEW

Like Smoldering Sparks, War's Ephemera

By EDWARD ROTHSTEIN

"The Power of Words and Images in a World at War," at the Grolier Club, uses the ephemera of World War II to jolt us into a more vivid understanding of the p