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China's Xi Will Meet Obama Earlier Than... -ABC NewsChina's Xi Will Meet Obama Earlier Than...ABC NewsChina's new leader Xi Jinping will confer with President Barack Obama next month in California, months earlier than their expected first meeting, as both sides seek to stem a drift in relations, troubled by issues from cyberspying to North Korea. The June 7-8 ...China and US Aim to Stop the Worsening RivalryInside FuturesObama schedules China summit, Africa trip - USA TodayUSA TODAYUS and Chinese leaders to hold summit in CaliforniaBBC NewsPress Trust of India -Wall Street Journal -Businessweekall 78 news articles »
Posted on 21 May 2013 | 2:35 am
Syrian army says it has destroyed an IsraeliWashington PostSyrian army says it has destroyed an Israeli vehicle that crossed Golan Heights ...Washington PostDAMASCUS, Syria — Syrian army says it has destroyed an Israeli vehicle that crossed Golan Heights ceasefire line. Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.Israel fires back at Syria after gunshots at its troopsReutersShots fired from Syria at IsraelUPI.comSyria army says it destroys Israel military vehicle in GolanThe Daily Stareuronewsall 45 news articles »
Posted on 21 May 2013 | 2:22 am
Burmese President to Meet with US LawmakersVoice of AmericaBurmese President to Meet with US Lawmakers - VOAVoice of AmericaBurmese President Thein Sein is to meet with senior lawmakers in Washington Tuesday as he continues his landmark visit to the United States. The Burmese leader will meet with Mitch McConnell and Harry Reid, key senators who have helped guide the U.S. ...Anger as Barack Obama rewards Burmese President Thein Sein with White ...The IndependentObama urges Myanmar to stop violence against MuslimsReutersMyanmar Visit to US Marks Shift in PoliticsWall Street JournalNew York Times -Xinhua -BBC Newsall 237 news articles »
Posted on 21 May 2013 | 2:12 am
Bank gunman in 2011: Need firearm to protectAFPBank gunman in 2011: Need firearm to protect myself from terroristsYnetnewsBeersheba shooter's gun was confiscated in 2011 following neighbors' dispute; gun was returned to him after he said he needed it for protection. Gun thought to be same weapon that killed four Monday. Aviel Magnezi ...Jew carries out lethal shooting attack at Israeli bankXinhuaFive dead in botched Israeli bank heist after robber takes woman hostage before ...Daily MailIsrael bank shooting leaves four deadBBC NewsNew York Times -AFP -USA TODAYall 80 news articles »
Posted on 21 May 2013 | 2:02 am
Russia says two rebels killed in NorthAFPRussia says two rebels killed in North CaucasusReutersMOSCOW | Tue May 21, 2013 4:09am EDT. MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian security forces killed two suspected militants in the North Caucasus during a night-time sweep in the region plagued by an Islamist insurgency, investigators said on Tuesday.4 dead, 44 hurt in Dagestan bombing, security officials sayCNN InternationalDagestan blasts kill four as Moscow 'plot' foiledAFPBoston Bomber Spent 6 Months in Russia's Most Violent Republic - VOAVoice of AmericaLos Angeles Times -The Australian -RTall 53 news articles »
Posted on 21 May 2013 | 12:37 am
Are tit-for-tat sectarian killings enough toThe situation in Iraq is bad enough, as the attacks today make clear. Reuters reported there were two deadly blasts in the southern, largely Shiite city of Basra; 30 deaths in seven different blasts targeting Shiite neighborhoods of Baghdad; and an attack on a bus carrying Shiite pilgrims near the ...
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 6:28 pm
Apple Avoided Taxes on Overseas Billions,The U.S. Senate gets a high-profile visitor this week as Apple CEO Tim Cook will press Congress to simplify corporate tax rates. Marketwatch's Robert Schroeder explains. Apple Inc. paid no corporate income tax to any national government on tens of billions of dollars in overseas income over the past ...
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 6:08 pm
Teen Creator of 'Clouds' Viral Music VideoZach Sobiech, creator of the "Clouds" song that became a viral YouTube hit, died of cancer on Monday. He was 18. "Zach was at home and at peace with those he loved most," the Children's Cancer Research Fund said in a statement announcing Sobiech's death. "Zach's life ended just as he lived, embraced ...
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 5:17 pm
Flickr gets a redesign, gives users 1TB ofFlickr is the service Yahoo forgot about between its latest Mail and homepage redesigns. It's boring, outdated, bland, ugly and uninviting and these are just a couple of the words that cross my mind right now. Thankfully, Flickr wants to change all that with the latest revamped version, announced ...
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 5:16 pm
The Doors' Keyboard Counterpoint GoesAudio for this story from Morning Edition will be available at approximately 9:00 a.m. ET. Ray Manzarek, the founding keyboardist of the Los Angeles rock band The Doors, died in a clinic in Germany on Monday after a lengthy battle with cancer, according to his publicist. He was 74. One of the ...
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 5:15 pm
Search for Tornado Survivors Continues inRescuers continued to work through the early morning hours Tuesday in a frantic search for survivors after a huge tornado flattened homes and destroyed at least two schools.
Posted on 21 May 2013 | 3:14 am
Vast Oklahoma Tornado Kills at Least 91Homes were flattened, cars flung through the air and at least two schools packed with children destroyed, sending rescuers to dig out those buried in rubble.
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 9:47 pm
The Lede: Latest Updates, Video and PhotosSome students and staff members may still be trapped in an elementary school; neighborhoods were leveled by the tornado, which was at least a mile wide; 143 people were hurt.
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 8:58 pm
Guatemala’s Highest Court OverturnsThe decision, which reset the proceedings to April 19, when a judge’s ruling sent the trial into disarray, is a dramatic legal victory for General Ríos Montt, 86, and a blow to human rights advocates.
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 8:39 pm
ArtsBeat: Ray Manzarek, Doors Keyboardist,Mr. Manzarek, who founded the band with Jim Morrison, died on Monday afternoon at a clinic in Rosenheim, Germany.
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 8:11 pm