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  • S&P sets new record despite rising Ukraine tensions

    The S&P 500 closed August with another record Friday, continuing its slow climb even as tensions pick up in Ukraine and after Britain warned of a possible terror attack. The blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average added 18.75 points (0.11 percent) to 17,098.32, while the Nasdaq Composite gained…

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  • Europe closes flat after UK terror risk raised

    European closed mostly flat on Friday after the U.K. raised the odds of a terrorist attack on its soil to "severe" from "substantial"

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  • [video] ISIS threat: What we know

    UK Prime Minister David Cameron addressed the now "severe" terror threat from ISIS, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera; and John Harwood provides insight to remarks from President Obama.

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  • [video] UK PM Cameron: Need firm security response against terrorists

    Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron says all resources must be used against terrorists, saying Britain will take whatever action is necessary to keep its people safe.

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  • [video] Must counter ISIS militarily: Taylor

    Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, William Taylor, weighs in on U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron's statements about the threat of ISIS and if U.S. will be drawn into armed conflict.

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  • Britain Raises Terror Threat Level

    LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron pledged Friday to plug gaps in Britain's armory to combat terror, describing the extremist threat posed by the Islamic State group as being more dangerous than even that of al-Qaida.Cameron's remarks came just moments after authorities raised Britain's…

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  • [video] UK raises terror threat

    UK Prime Minister David Cameron addressed the terror threat from ISIS Friday morning, and President Obama is taking heat for his comment regarding no strategy yet in response to dealing with ISIS. CNBC's ...

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  • Britain Raises Terror Threat Level to ‘Severe’

    Terror Attack ‘Highly Likely’ But Not Necessarily Imminent, U.K. Government Says

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  • After hard bargaining, EU set for deal on new leadership

    By Alastair Macdonald and Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders are set to end weeks of wrangling over top jobs in Brussels and agree on Saturday on who will fill key posts in EU institutions that face major challenges from a combative Russia and a stuttering economy. A summit…

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    British PM urges Scotland to stay in UK

    British Prime Minister David Cameron urged Scottish people to reject independence on Thursday in a rare speech in Glasgow in which he argued union was a strong economic advantage. Duration: 01:25

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  • Support for Scottish independence growing, poll shows

    Support for Scottish independence is increasing three weeks ahead of a referendum, a poll published Friday showed, amid attempts by British Prime Minister David Cameron to make the business case for retaining the union. Cameron on Thursday urged Scottish people to reject independence in a rare…

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  • U.S. Wont Raise Terror Threat Level Even Though U.K.'s Is 'Severe'

    U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron announced earlier in the day that Britain's Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre had raised the country's threat level to "severe" – the first time it has been that high in three years. A severe threat level in the U.K. means a terrorist attack is considered "highly…

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  • Number of migrants in Britain up 39 percent

    Net migration to Britain increased by more than a third in the past year, official figures showed Thursday, making a key pledge by Prime Minister David Cameron to cut numbers even more improbable. The difference between migrants leaving and arriving in Britain rose to 243,000 in the year to March,…

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  • U.K. Raises Its Terror Threat Level to 'Severe' in Response to ISIL

    The United Kingdom has raised its terror threat level to "severe" in response to the advances of the Islamic State, Prime Minister David Cameron announced on Friday. Cameron, in a televised statement from London, said it was the first time in three years that the nation's threat level had been that…

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  • Britain raises its terrorism threat level over Syria, Iraq

    By Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - Britain raised its terrorism alert on Friday to the second-highest level with Prime Minister David Cameron saying the Islamic State (IS) group operating in Syria and Iraq posed the country's greatest ever security risk. "What we're facing in Iraq now with ISIL…

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  • EU leaders to threaten extra Russia sanctions, agree new team

    By Alastair Macdonald and Adrian Croft BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders are likely to threaten Russia with new sanctions over Ukraine on Saturday but, fearful of a new Cold War and self-inflicted harm on their own economies, should give Moscow another chance to make peace. At a summit in…

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  • EU leaders seek riposte to Russia

    European Union leaders gather in Brussels Saturday to thrash out a response to Russia's deeper involvement in war-torn Ukraine and to bring new faces to key EU posts. The 28 heads of state and government sit down for talks as accusations rain down on the Kremlin that Russian combat troops are…

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  • UK warns Russia of 'further consequences' over Ukraine

    British Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday warned Russia that it could face "further consequences" following reports Moscow had sent troops into eastern Ukraine, which he said would be "completely unacceptable and illegal". "We urge Russia to pursue a different path and to find a political…

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