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C. African Republic talks on hold; rebelsC. African Republic talks on hold; rebels absentChron.comBRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo (AP) — Observers say Central African Republic's peace talks are on hold after a rebel delegation failed to show up for the second day of meetings. The development Tuesday marks a setback for regional mediators trying to ...and more »
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 9:00 am
EU threatens Russia with more sanctions, butReutersEU threatens Russia with more sanctions, but words ring hollowReutersBRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union foreign ministers threatened Russia on Tuesday with harsher sanctions over Ukraine, but tougher talk may not be matched by much action after France's president signaled the disputed delivery of a warship to Moscow ...Europe must tackle Russia using the only weapon that will Rebounds With Bonds as Losses Seen Overdone; Ruble GainsBusinessweekEU to Consider More Sanctions on RussiaWall Street JournalTimes of India -New York Times -Financial Timesall 646 news articles »
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 8:51 am
Britain does U-turn on ex-KGB agentGetty ImagesBritain does U-turn on ex-KGB agent Litvinenko murder inquiryReutersLONDON (Reuters) - Britain announced on Tuesday it would hold a public inquiry into the death of a former Russian spy who accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of ordering his murder, but denied the decision was linked to the Ukraine crisis.UK announces inquiry for Russian spy deathDaily MailAlexander Litvinenko death: UK announces public inquiryBBC NewsBritain to hold public inquiry into poisoning death of ex-KGB agent Alexander ...ABC OnlineNPR (blog) -The Sun Daily -Getty Imagesall 210 news articles »
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 8:47 am
Kerry Discusses Gaza with Arab League,Voice of AmericaKerry Discusses Gaza with Arab League, Egyptian OfficialsVoice of AmericaCAIRO —. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Cairo for talks with Egyptian and Arab League officials on finding an end to fighting in Gaza. Kerry told Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri that he is here to help push for an immediate cessation of ...Israelis firmly behind Gaza operation as military losses mountChristian Science MonitorDelta cancels all Israel flights over missile fearChron.comIsrael Declares Soldier Hamas Says Holds in Gaza MissingBloombergWall Street Journal -Haaretz -ABC Newsall 8,060 news articles »
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 8:41 am
Monitors claim rebels still tampering withFox NewsMonitors claim rebels still tampering with Malaysia Airlines crash site despite UN ...Fox NewsA refrigerated train carrying the bodies of many of the victims of the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 arrived in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv Tuesday, as an international monitoring group charged that pro-Russia rebels continued to tamper with the crash site ...Obama urges immediate access to Ukraine crash siteWashington PostPutin Says Russia Will Try to Influence Rebels to Help Malaysia Airlines ProbeWall Street JournalUPDATE 2-Putin says will use influence on Ukraine rebels, denounces WestReutersThe Globe and Mail -New York Times -Sydney Morning Heraldall 25,473 news articles »
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 8:28 am


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TCU's Fields investigated for allegedFORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — TCU suspended defensive end Devonte Fields on Tuesday pending the results of a police investigation into whether he punched a former girlfriend in the head and threatened her with a gun while shouting, "I should blast you!"
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 1:38 pm
'Downton Abbey' back on Jan. 4 for season 5BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — "Downton Abbey" will be back for its fifth season on Jan. 4, but the return date for another hit PBS series, "Sherlock," is up in the air, PBS chief executive Paula Kerger said Tuesday.
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 1:37 pm
Top airlines cancel Israel flights afterMajor US, European and Canadian airlines cancelled flights to and from Israel on Tuesday after a rocket fired from Gaza struck near its main international airport in Tel Aviv. The cancellations highlighted heightened worldwide fears of a rocket hitting a passenger jet in the wake of last week's downing of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 over rebel-held eastern Ukraine with nearly 300 on boar In the United States, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) banned US airlines from Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion International Airport for at least 24 hours, citing the ongoing crisis in Gaza.
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 1:36 pm
Microsoft profit dips toNew York (AFP) - Microsoft said Tuesday its profits fell seven percent in the past quarter to $4.6 billion while revenues got a strong lift from cloud services.
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 1:35 pm
Apple's fiscal 3Q earnings top analystSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's growth prospects are looking brighter as anticipation builds for the upcoming release of the next iPhone, a model that is expected to cater to consumers yearning for a bigger screen.
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 1:33 pm


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US judge urges Argentina, hedge funds toNew York (AFP) - A US judge on Tuesday ordered Argentina and New York-based hedge funds to urgently reach a deal to avoid Buenos Aires defaulting over more than $1.3 billion in unpaid debts. Presiding over a hearing in his Manhattan courtroom, federal ...
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 6:21 am
Appeals courts differ on Obamacare; SupremeWashington (CNN)-- It was a tale of two rulings -- the best of times and the worst of times for Obamacare in the federal appeals courts. First, a three-judge panel of the D.C. Circuit court of appeals ruled Tuesday against a key component of the law -- the ...
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 6:18 am
'Dear British friends': France's FabiusParis (AFP) - French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius let slip his irritation with Britain Tuesday after London slammed its warship deal with Moscow, pointing out that the British capital was full of "Russian oligarchs." The deal, under which France is ...
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 6:17 am
Sources: Militia blamed for Benghazi attackMembers of the Islamist extremist militia blamed for the Benghazi terror attack had moved in next door to the U.S. Consulate months before the strike but “nothing was done” despite concerns about the dangerous neighbors, sources tell Fox News.
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 6:02 am
How Eric Stonestreet Spoils His ParentsEric Stonestreet lives in California now, but he hasn't forgotten his Midwestern roots. Now a star on "Modern Family," he enjoys spoiling his parents when he can. "[I enjoy] just having them out and giving them a comfortable place to stay," he told ABC News.
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 5:59 am


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Israel pounds Gaza despite internationalGAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel pounded targets across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, saying no ceasefire was near as top U.S. and United Nations diplomats pursued talks on halting the fighting that has claimed more than 600 lives.
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 1:27 pm
U.S. court rulings create new uncertaintyWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two U.S. judicial panels on Tuesday injected new uncertainty into the future of President Barack Obama's healthcare law, with conflicting rulings over whether the federal government can subsidize health insurance for millions of Americans.
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 1:00 pm
Train carrying MH17 bodies on final journeyDONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - A train carrying the remains of many of the 298 victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived in a Ukrainian government-held city on Tuesday on the first leg of their final journey home to be reclaimed by their families.
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 1:00 pm
EU readies possible capital, tech sanctionsBRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union threatened Russia on Tuesday with harsher sanctions over Ukraine that could inflict wider damage on its economy following the downing of a Malaysian airliner, but it delayed action for a few days.
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 11:46 am
Google must face U.S. privacy lawsuit over(Reuters) - A federal judge rejected Google Inc's bid to dismiss a privacy lawsuit claiming it commingled user data across different products and disclosed that data to advertisers without permission.
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 10:52 am


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British Gas owner posts huge profitsBritish Gas' owner has increased profits at its residential arm by 23 per cent in a move fanning flames of anger over recent price hikes.Related StoriesCentrica criticised over profitsBatman shootings: Amateur video of audience fleeingJamie Heaton's parents visit Shaw explosion siteBo's wife charged with murder of British businessmanRelated StoriesFirst outing for fastest cubs on landMariem Alaoui Selsouli suspendedHSBC dealt record fine over drug-money launderingPolice numbers drop to lowest level in 9 yearsKiller whale drags trainer underwater at SeaWorld, San Diego
Posted on 26 July 2012 | 6:12 am
Warsi cleared of expenses fiddleThe Conservative Party says its co-chairman Baroness Warsi has been cleared of allegations she wrongly claimed Parliamentary expenses.Related StoriesDavid Cameron heckled at Olympic eventMost over-the-top PMQs question ever?Cameron: 'We have to deal with banking culture'David Cameron confronted by angry Yorkshire residentRelated StoriesDavid Beckham surprises Team GB fans in photo boothAll children to be given flu vaccineOlympics 'sabotage' strike called offWitnesses describe horror at Tate Modern death plungePolice numbers drop to lowest level in 9 years
Posted on 26 July 2012 | 6:12 am
Bo's wife charged with murder of BritishThe wife of scandal-hit Chinese politician Bo Xilai is to be prosecuted for the murder of British businessman Neil Heywood.Related StoriesNorth Korean soldiers dance to celebrate Kim's promotionBNP members to be 'banned' from ChurchWarsi cleared of expenses fiddleWedding party's cars plunge into river as bridge collapsesRelated StoriesChina shows off elite Harbin Z-9 helicopterAdorable white lion cubs born in MexicoBreathtaking volcano eruption in JapanSenior Syrian diplomats defectKiller whale drags trainer underwater at SeaWorld, San Diego
Posted on 26 July 2012 | 4:49 am
Olympics kicks off with flag gaffeOlympic organisers LOCOG have been forced to apologise to the North Korean women's football team, after the South Korean flag was displayed before their first match.Related StoriesDavid Beckham: 'I have a small role in opening ceremony'London 2012 kicks off with footballOlympics 'sabotage' strike called offMariem Alaoui Selsouli suspendedTall ships sail to the Thames for the Olympics
Posted on 26 July 2012 | 4:11 am
Police numbers drop to lowest level in 9The number of police officers in England and Wales has fallen to its lowest level in nine years, figures showed today.Related StoriesEngland and Wales are ageing faster than ever beforeBNP members to be 'banned' from ChurchWarsi cleared of expenses fiddleWitnesses describe horror at Tate Modern death plungeRelated StoriesBritish Gas owner posts huge profitsHSBC dealt record fine over drug-money launderingWitnesses describe horror at Tate Modern death plungeKiller whale drags trainer underwater at SeaWorld, San DiegoWarsi cleared of expenses fiddle
Posted on 26 July 2012 | 4:03 am