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  1. Press Digest - Wall Street Journal - March 5Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | Reuters

    The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

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  2. Handmade goods website operator Etsy files for IPORead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Reuters

    Etsy Inc, which operates a website that sells handmade goods and craft supplies, filed with U.S. regulators on Wednesday for an initial public offering of common stock. Goldman Sachs & Co, Allen & Co LLC and Morgan Stanley are underwriting the IPO, Brooklyn, New York-based Etsy told the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission in a preliminary prospectus.

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  3. Albanian who challenged warrantless surveillance to face U.S. terror trialRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Reuters

    A U.S. judge on Monday set a July trial date for an Albanian man who had been allowed to withdraw his guilty plea to a federal terrorism charge and mounted an unsuccessful challenge to the government's warrantless wiretapping program. Agron Hasbajrami, a resident of Brooklyn, New York, had pleaded guilty in 2012 to attempting to provide material support to terrorists by sending money to a Pakistani militant group.

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  4. Accused al Qaeda operative wrote in code about UK bomb plot: U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Reuters

    A Pakistani man used a code in which women's names substituted for bomb materials when he would email with al Qaeda about a plot to kill hundreds of people in England in 2009, a U.S. prosecutor said on Monday. Abid Naseer sent an al Qaeda operative emails with stilted language about women and a wedding, but the emails were actually about a planned car bombing, prosecutor Zainab Ahmad told jurors at the close of a federal trial in Brooklyn, New York.

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  5. Wearing wigs and makeup, MI5 officers testify in U.S. trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Reuters

    British MI5 officers, wearing wigs and makeup to hide there identities, testified in U.S. court on Tuesday about their surveillance of an accused al Qaeda operative who is charged with plotting an attack in England. The four men and one woman with Britain's domestic counter intelligence agency who testified in federal trial in Brooklyn, New York, of Pakistani-born Abid Naseer were not identified by name, only by number.

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  6. British spies in U.S. terror trial must be faceless in sketches: judgeRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Reuters

    Five British MI-5 officers expected to testify anonymously in wigs and makeup in the U.S. trial of an accused al Qaeda operative may be portrayed in courtroom sketches with only "blank faces" and "generic hair," a federal judge said on Monday. U.S. District Judge Raymond Dearie in Brooklyn, New York, ordered media sketch artists at the trial of Pakistani-born Abid Naseer to refrain from detailed portrayals of the officers with Britain's domestic counterintelligence agency, calling them "committed, lifelong operatives."

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  7. UPDATE 3-American Express card rules violated U.S. antitrust law - judgeRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Reuters

    American Express Co violated U.S. antitrust law by prohibiting merchants from steering consumers to use lower-cost credit cards, a federal judge ruled on Thursday, in the company's second major setback this month. The decision by U.S. District Judge Nicholas Garaufis in Brooklyn followed American Express's loss on Feb. 12 of a lucrative, exclusive co-branding relationship with warehouse retailer Costco Wholesale Corp. It is also a victory for the U.S. government and 17 states, which in 2010 sued American Express over allegations it forbade merchants from recommending to consumers which cards to use.

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  8. UPDATE 2-American Express card rules violated U.S. antitrust law - judgeRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Reuters

    American Express Co violated U.S. antitrust law by prohibiting merchants from steering consumers to use credit cards that have lower processing costs, resulting in higher prices, a federal judge ruled on Thursday. The decision in the closely-watched case is the second major setback for American Express this month, following its loss on Feb. 12 of a lucrative co-branding relationship with warehouse retailer Costco Wholesale Corp. It is also a victory for the U.S. government and 17 states that had sued American Express, MasterCard Inc and Visa Inc in 2010 over allegations that they encouraged merchants to tell consumers which credit cards they should use.

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  9. UPDATE 1-Amex merchant rules violated U.S. antitrust law - judgeRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Reuters

    American Express Co violated U.S. antitrust law by imposing rules that barred merchants from steering customers to use credit cards that have lower processing costs, a federal judge ruled on Thursday. The decision is the second major setback for American Express this month, following its loss on Feb. 12 of a lucrative co-branding relationship with warehouse retailer Costco Wholesale Corp. It is also a victory for the U.S. government and 17 states that sued American Express, MasterCard Inc and Visa Inc for imposing alleged anticompetitive rules on merchants.

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  10. Bin Laden told of al Qaeda suspect's plot in 'chilling' letter: U.S. prosecutorRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Reuters

    A U.S. prosecutor told jurors at the terrorism trial of accused al Qaeda operative Abid Naseer that his plan to bomb a shopping center in England in 2009 was described in a "chilling" letter recovered during the military raid that killed Osama bin Laden. In an opening statement at trial in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, prosecutor Celia Cohen said the letter from al Qaeda's head of Western operations updated bin Laden on plans by Naseer and others to carry out attacks in New York, Copenhagen and Manchester, England.

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  11. Your Money-Is organic chocolate worth the price?Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Reuters

    If you plunk down some big bucks for organic chocolate this Valentine's Day, your sweetie may or may not be impressed. Despite what some people say, such candy does not taste better just because the ingredients are organic, according to experts.

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  12. Pakistani al Qaeda suspect goes on trial in U.S. for bomb plot chargesRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Reuters

    A Pakistan-born man went on trial on Wednesday on U.S. charges that he took part in an al Qaeda plot to carry out bombing attacks in the United States and Europe in 2008 and 2009. Jury selection began in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, for the trial of Abid Naseer, 28, who was extradited in 2013 from Britain to face U.S. charges that he was involved in one of three al Qaeda cells planning attacks in England, Norway and the United States.

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  13. Canadian accused in Iraq bombing extradited to the U.S.Read the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | Reuters

    A Canadian man has been extradited to the United States to face federal terrorism charges that he helped orchestrate the April 2009 truck bombing of a U.S. base in Mosul, Iraq, that killed five soldiers, U.S. authorities announced on Friday. Faruq Khalil Muhammad 'Isa, 36, is expected to make his initial court appearance in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, on Saturday to answer charges of murder, conspiring to kill Americans abroad and providing material support to terrorists.

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  14. Canadian extradited to U.S., charged with bombing truck in IraqRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | Reuters

    A Canadian man has been extradited to the United States to face federal terrorism charges he helped orchestrate the April 2009 truck bombing of a U.S. base in Mosul, Iraq, that killed five soldiers, U.S. authorities announced on Friday. Faruq Khalil Muhammad 'Isa, 36, is expected to make his initial court appearance in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, on Saturday to answer charges of murder, conspiring to kill Americans abroad and providing material support to terrorists.

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  15. New York man sentenced to 15 years for aiding al QaedaRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | Reuters

    A New York man accused of directing an associate to conduct surveillance of the New York Stock Exchange at the behest of an al Qaeda operative was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Tuesday in New York federal court. Wesam El-Hanafi, 39, was arrested in April 2010 along with the associate, Sabirhan Hasanoff, a dual U.S.-Australian citizen.

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  16. Editor's choiceRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2015 | Reuters

    Civil rights activist Reverend Al Sharpton carries a wreath, flanked by Eric Garner's mother Gwen Carr and widow Esaw Garner at the site where two uniformed officers were ambushed in December by a gunman, during Martin Luther King Day activities in Brooklyn, New York January 19, 2015.

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  17. Ex-Morgan Stanley broker to plead guilty in napkin-eating schemeRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | Reuters

    A former Morgan Stanley stockbroker accused of a three-man insider trading scheme in which one of his co-conspirators allegedly wrote stock tips on napkins before eating them has agreed to plead guilty, according to a court filing. Vladimir Eydelman has reached a plea agreement with federal prosecutors in New Jersey, U.S. Magistrate Judge Cathy Waldor said in an order filed on Thursday granting a 60-day continuance to allow time to schedule his plea.

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  18. Republicans set next national convention for July 18-21, 2016Read the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | Reuters

    The Republicans will meet July 18-21 next year in Cleveland to nominate their 2016 presidential candidate, the party said on Wednesday, dates more than a month earlier than their convention in 2012. "I'm pleased to announce the 2016 Republican National Convention will kick off on July 18," Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus said in a statement.

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  19. Etsy, marketplace for handmade goods, to file for IPO: BloombergRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2015 | Reuters

    Etsy Inc, a global marketplace for handmade goods and crafts supplies, is planning an initial public offering that could take place as soon as this quarter, Bloomberg said, citing people with knowledge of the matter. The company, headquartered in the Dumbo neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, was founded in 2005.

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  20. In poor New York neighborhoods, residents ask: Where are the police?Read the original story

    Jan 9, 2015 | Reuters

    On the sidewalk of a public housing development in Brooklyn, New York notorious for gang violence and drug activity, the words "Fascist pig, go home!" in black spray paint are fading but still legible. These are the Marcy Houses, 27 brick H-block buildings, each six stories high, that are home to nearly 4,300 people, many of whom are black or Latino.

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