Monday, February 06, 2012

Biloxi Buzz for Monday

Greece takes step closer to default — By Kerin Hope in Athens, Alex Barker in Brussels and Quentin Peel in Munich — Lucas Papademos, the Greek premier, failed to make party leaders accept harsh terms in return for a second €130bn bail-out, pushing Athens closer to a disorderly default as early as next month.

Egypt Will Try 19 Americans on Criminal Charges — CAIRO — Egyptian authorities on Sunday referred 19 Americans and two dozen others to criminal trials as part of a politically charged investigation into the foreign financing of nonprofit groups that has shaken the 30-year alliance between the United States and Egypt.

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