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By Pedro da Costa and Alister Bull JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming | Sat Aug 24, 2013 10:48pm EDT JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming (Reuters) – Global financial stability is at risk as central banks draw back from ultra-easy policies that have flooded the world with cash, because emerging markets lack defenses to prevent potentially huge capital outflows, top […]

→  August 25, 2013

CORVALLIS, Oregon — Older mid-Willamette Valley landowners selling timber from their forest lands to pay for health care could get an alternative soon. An Oregon conservation group has proposed a health initiative linking landowners with carbon offset buyers, getting money to the older owners for health care costs while more effectively managing their timber. The […]

→  August 25, 2013

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Older mid-Willamette Valley landowners who have to sell timber from their forest lands to pay for health care could get an alternative soon. An Oregon conservation group has proposed a health initiative linking landowners with carbon-offset buyers, getting money to the older owners for health-care costs while more effectively managing their timber. […]

→  August 24, 2013

An eight-year-old boy intentionally gunned down his grandmother minutes after playing the violent video game Grand Theft Auto IV, US authorities said. The town of Slaughter, Louisiana, is in shock after the child was able to access the family’s gun and shoot the 90-year-old in the head while she was watching television. The woman, who […]

→  August 24, 2013

A woman who was killed in a double shooting in north-west London had been out celebrating her 24th birthday with friends. Police and the ambulance service found the victim, Sabrina Moss, and another woman, also aged 24, with gunshot injuries in Kilburn. The pair are believed to have been caught in the wrong place at […]

→  August 24, 2013

By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK | Fri Aug 23, 2013 8:35pm EDT NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks rose in light trading on Friday, led by a jump in Microsoft shares, as trading took place without interruption a day after the Nasdaq stock exchange suffered an unprecedented, three-hour trading halt. Microsoft (MSFT.O) shares posted their largest […]

→  August 24, 2013

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) established a study group concerning the Pilot Project for the Carbon Offset* Products Making Use of the Carbon Footprint Program, aiming to establish a framework to certify carbon offset products making use of the carbon footprint program and lead in the effort to popularize the program. METI […]

→  August 24, 2013

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→  August 23, 2013

Major Nidal Hasan has been found guilty of killing 13 people and wounding more than 30 others at the Fort Hood military base. The army psychiatrist could face the death penalty after military jurors reached unanimous verdicts on 13 counts of premeditated murder and also found him guilty of 32 counts of premeditated attempted murder. […]

→  August 23, 2013

Three people are missing after a helicopter carrying 18 passengers crashed into the sea west of the Shetland Isles. The incident happened at about 6.20pm two miles west of Sumburgh airport, which is at the very southern tip of the main island. Sky News understands that 15 people on board have been rescued and have […]