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Factory activity in Europe, Asia cools; demand lull a concern

Factory activity in Europe, Asia cools; demand lull a concern BANGALORE/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Factory activity in Europe and Asia cooled in August after a strong July, as new orders dwindled in the face of escalating tensions in Ukraine and a patchy recovery in China, purchasing managers indexes showed.

YouTube | VOAvideo has uploaded Internet, Technology Offer New Tools for Journalists - September 1, 2014-.

VOAvideo  has uploaded  Internet, Technology Offer New Tools for Journalists Internet, Technology Offer New Tools for Journalists VOAvideo The Internet and rapidly evolving technology is quickly changing how people receive news and how journalists deliver it. There are now more ways to tell a story than ever before. One school in Los Angeles is teaching the next generation of journalists with the help of a state-of-the-art newsroom. Elizabeth Lee has this report. Originally published at -  http://www.voanews.com/media/ video/2434798.html

YouTube | RT has uploaded ISIS just like Taliban with oil.

RT  has uploaded  ISIS just like Taliban with oil ISIS just like Taliban with oil RT Watch the full Keiser Report Episode 648  on Tuesday ! In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert discuss the Islamic State resembling the Taliban with oil fields - ie a whole lot like Oklahoma. They also discuss the new Misery Index, which shows labor force participation and velocity of money plunging. Meanwhile, back in America naked incidents are on the rise and, in Europe, suicide tourism rises four-fold. In the second half, Max continues his interview of bitcoin mogul, Trace Mayer, about bitcoin, central banking and geopolitics.

NYT | Today's Headlines - September 1, 2014: Top News: China Restricts Voting Reforms for Hong Kong.

Most Popular   |   Video   |   Today's Headlines Monday, September 1, 2014 Top News China Restricts Voting Reforms for Hong Kong By CHRIS BUCKLEY and MICHAEL FORSYTHE China's legislature laid down strict limits to proposed voting reforms in Hong Kong, drawing battle lines in what could be a deepening confrontation over the future of the city and of China. Decaying Guantánamo Defies Closing Plans By CHARLIE SAVAGE More than 12 years after the Bush administration sent the first prisoners here, tensions are mounting over whether President Obama can close the prison before leaving office.   Q. and A.: The Future of Guantánamo     Interactive Graphic: The Guantanamo Docket More Workers Are Claiming 'Wage Theft' By STEVEN GREENHOUSE A flood of recent lawsuits and government enforcement actions accuse employers across the country of violating laws regulating employee pay. For more top news, go to  NYTimes.com

Asian and European Markets at Close Report - September 1, 2014: Europe stocks notch gain; Ukraine-Russia tensions heat up | Hong Kong stocks swung between gains and losses, Closing Mixed

European Markets By CARLA MOZEE MARKETS REPORTER LONDON (MarketWatch) — European markets sloughed off losses Monday in a seesaw trading session during which Russia’s foreign minister said Moscow will defend the economy if it comes up against another round of sanctions related to the conflict in Ukraine. Any new measures from the European Union or the United States will force Russia to “protect our economy, protect our social sphere, protect our businesses and at the same time draw conclusions from the actions of our partners on their adequacy,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was quoted by Reuters as saying Monday. On Saturday, EU leaders agreed to draw up options for new sanctions within a week if Russia doesn’t pull back its intervention in Ukraine.  Read: Ukraine loses ground to rebels. The comments came as Pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian forces were fighting near the Luhansk airport in eastern Ukraine on Monday, according to the BBC, with the battles tal