News Clips - June 8
An American student who discovered he was included on the government's no-fly list and was barred from a U.S.-bound flight from Costa Rica was reunited with family and friends after he flew to Mexico and then walked across the U.S.-Mexico border Thursday evening.
Eurozone finance ministers will hold a conference call Saturday as concerns grow over the state of Spain's ailing banking sector. The talks come a day after the International Monetary Fund said Spain's banks need at least 40 billion euros (about $46 billion) in fresh capital to preserve the country's financial stability.
Activists say anti-government related violence left at least 25 people dead in Syria on Saturday, as Russia, a strong backer of Damascus, said the country appeared to be on the "brink of civil war."
Attorney General Eric Holder on Friday assigned two U.S. attorneys to lead a criminal investigation into possible, unauthorized leaks of classified government information.