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U.S. pursuing criminal cases against RBS, JPMorgan executives: WSJ

US pursuing criminal charges against bank executivesFederal prosecutors are pursuing criminal cases against executives from the Royal Bank of Scotland Group and JPMorgan Chase & Co for allegedly selling flawed mortgage securities, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing unnamed sources.

People familiar with the probes said officials were trying to determine whether the bankers ignored warnings from associates that they were packing too many weak mortgages into investment offerings and whether they can prove that constituted fraud, the newspaper said. (


Hundreds of thousands of Texas women attempted self-induced abortion – study

self induced abortion attempts by hundreds of thousands of womenBetween 100,000 and 240,000 women in Texas aged 18 to 49 have tried to induce an abortion at home, according to a new study released on Tuesday.

In the first study of its kind, the Texas Policy Evaluation Project (TxPEP), run by the University of Texas, attempted to show the prevalence of self-induced abortions in the state in the wake of legislators’ attempts to limit women’s access to abortions. Last week the supreme court agreed to hear a challenge to one of Texas’s most stringent abortion laws, known as HB2, which has led to the closure of more than half the state’s clinics.


Germany v Holland friendly cancelled due to suspicious object in stadium

game cancelled: Gerrmanu v UKPolice have cancelled the friendly between Germany and Holland after the stadium in Hanover was evacuated on Tuesday when a suspicious object was found inside.

An announcement by police informed spectators about an hour and a half before kickoff on Tuesday, a statement later said fans should leave “quickly , but should go without panic back home. Please go in small groups back home, it’s better this way.”


Glenn Greenwald: It's 'Irrational' To Blame Paris Terrorism On Snowden

GreenwaldGlenn Greenwald called claims that Edward Snowden was to blame for last week's attacks in Paris "unbelievably irrational" in a conversation with HuffPost Live on Monday.

The Snowden confidant said that he's not surprised by attempts to link Snowden to the terror in Paris because doing so redirects blame that should be placed on intelligence agencies. Greenwald explained:


Jamar Clark shooting protesters close down Minneapolis highway; 51 arrested

Protesters shut down Minneapolis highwayHundreds of people protesting the police shooting of Jamar Clark blocked a Minneapolis highway, leading to the arrests of 51 demonstrators.

The protest began Monday evening, hours after Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges and Police Chief Janee Harteau requested a federal civil rights investigation in the weekend shooting of Clark.


Multiple cups of coffee a day linked to lower risk of death

Multiple cups of coffee good for youFor years, studies have cautiously shown that moderate amounts of coffee can be beneficial for brain and liver health, as well as reduce the risk for several types of cancer.

Researchers have now linked three to five cups of coffee per day to an overall lower risk of death, according to a new review of data on more than 200,000 health professionals.


Russian plane crash 'was terrorist act;' bomb residue found

Bomb residue found on planeEgyptian authorities were questioning two Sharm el-Sheikh airport employees Tuesday in connection to the downing of a Russian passenger jet, hours after officials definitively confirmed a terrorist bomb brought down the aircraft.

Alexander Bortnikov, the head of Russia's Federal Security Service, said the aircraft was equipped with a handmade explosive with the equivalent of 2.2 pounds, of TNT. Explosive residue was found on the victims' personal items and pieces of the aircraft.


Tokyo sues Okinawa in US base relocation dispute

Japan sues Okinawa over US baseThe Japanese government took the local government in Okinawa to court Tuesday, launching a legal battle in their longstanding dispute over the planned relocation of a U.S. military air base on the southern island.

A lawsuit filed in a regional high court in Okinawa seeks an injunction to overturn Okinawa Gov. Takeshi Onaga's recent decision to cancel a previously issued approval for land reclamation work for the base relocation.


Israel outlaws Islamic group accused of inciting violence

Israel outlaws Islamic groupIsrael on Tuesday outlawed an Islamist group accused of inciting violence among Arab citizens amid a two-month wave of unrest, and in a separate development approved the construction of hundreds of homes in a Jewish settlement in east Jerusalem.

The decision to ban the group threatened to worsen already strained relations with the country's Arab minority and was condemned by Arab leaders. The granting of final approval for the construction of more than 400 homes in east Jerusalem was likely to anger the Palestinians.


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