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YouTube | Selected VOAvideo - August 8, 2014: US Airstrikes Raise Hopes, Stakes in Iraq.

VOAvideo has uploaded US Airstrikes Raise Hopes, Stakes in Iraq US Airstrikes Raise Hopes, Stakes in Iraq VOAvideo The United States is starting to pound selected Islamic State militant group targets around the Iraqi city of Irbil from the air. And defense officials warn they will not hesitate to pull the trigger if the terror group makes any moves that could threaten U.S. personnel or refugees seeking shelter from the group’s brutality. VOA's Jeff Seldin has more from the Pentagon. Originally published at - http://www.voanews.com/media/ video/2407974.html

YouTube | Al Jazeera English Selected Videos - August 8, 2014: Displaced Iraqis seek refuge in Erbil.

Al Jazeera English has uploaded Displaced Iraqis seek refuge in Erbil Displaced Iraqis seek refuge in Erbil Al Jazeera English

DealBook P.M. Edition - August 8, 2014: Weekend Reading: The Business of Being a Bank

For the latest updates, go to dealbook.nytimes.com » Friday, August 8, 2014 TOP STORY Weekend Reading: The Business of Being a Bank The weight of tens of billions of dollars in legal costs may be coming to an end for Bank of America, allowing the bank to turn its attention back to, as DealBook reported , "the business of being a bank." For Brian T. Moynihan, the bank's chief executive, that means keeping his focus on extracting profit (helped by consumer spending and investment banking), cutting costs (25,000 jobs were cut in 2013) and appeasing shareholders (the bank announced an increase in its dividend on Wednesday). The bank's stock rose slightly after news broke this week that a tentative mortgage settlement of more than $16 billion had been reached. But it then remained nearly static at $15.

WSJ | Biggest Gainers Closing August 8, 2014.

The Wall Street Journal Biggest Gainers Closing Biggest Gainers 4:47 pm ET 08/08/2014 NYSE Issue Volume Price Chg % Chg Q2 Holdings (QTWO) 465,823 $15.34 2.35 18.09 Ply Gem Holdings (PGEM) 805,709 9.85 1.21 14.00 Callon Petroleum (CPE) 1,259,415 10.26 1.14 12.50 Springleaf Holdings (LEAF) 906,271 32.88 3.23 10.89 Magnum Hunter Resources (MHR) 6,634,991 6.38 0.58 10.00 Zendesk (ZEN) 275,630 21.29 1.87 9.63 Marcus&Millichap (MMI) 169,127 25.90 1.96 8.19 Youku Tudou ADS (YOKU) 6,263,386 21.09 1.57 8.04 Violin Memory (VMEM) 824,366 3.99 0.29 7.84 RCS Capital (RCAP) 528,025 21.91 1.57 7.72 Swift Energy (SFY) 2,570,573 12.14 0.86 7.62 Lions Gate Entertainment (LGF) 3,214,382 32.63 2.28 7.51 Genie Energy (GNE) 61,199 7.39 0.51 7.41 Essent Group (ESNT) 772,729 19.86 1.37 7.41 WGL Holdings (WGL) 613,207 41.08 2.71 7.06