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Israel warns northern Gaza... GAZA CITY As international calls for a cease-fire ramped up, the Israeli military warned residents of northern Gaza to evacuate "for their own safety" late Saturday night as the Palestinian death toll climbed to 135, according to health ministry officials. Posted on 12 July 2014 | 9:16 am
Obama to GOP: Instead of suing me,... President Obama on Saturday settled back into the punchy, campaign-style message he's been delivering on the road over the last several weeks, mocking House Republicans' plan to sue him and urging them to "do something" instead of just taking potshots at him. Posted on 12 July 2014 | 9:27 am
Teen Survivor of Texas Massacre... The lone survivor of a shooting that left her entire family dead spoke at a community memorial only one day after being released from a Texas hospital. Cassidy Stay, 15, suffered a fractured skull after Ron Haskell allegedly kicked down her family's door ... Posted on 12 July 2014 | 7:30 am
UN calls for Israeli-Palestinian... The U.N. Security Council called Saturday for a cease-fire in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict centered on the Gaza Strip. A council statement approved by all 15 members calls for de-escalation of the violence, restoration of calm and a resumption of ... Posted on 12 July 2014 | 7:41 am
Army to replace 9mm pistol with... The Army wants to retire its supply of 9mm handguns and replace it with a more accurate and user-friendly model that also will provide soldiers with more “knock-down” power. Army officials say their inventory of more than 200,000 semi-automatic Beretta ... Posted on 12 July 2014 | 5:42 am
Israel deploys more missile... By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Maayan Lubell GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel rushed an eighth missile interceptor battery into service on Saturday to counter stronger-than-expected rocket fire from Gaza as the military pounded positions in the Palestinian enclave for a fifth day, killing 19 people, medics said. The Jewish state kept options open for a possible ground offensive into densely populated Gaza despite international pressure to negotiate a ceasefire in the conflict, which has killed 125 people in the Islamist-ruled enclave since Tuesday. A mosque in the central Gaza Strip had been bombed to rubble, residents said. The Israeli military said the mosque had housed a weapons cache. Posted on 12 July 2014 | 2:56 pm
Disputed Afghan election to be... By Lesley Wroughton and Maria Golovnina KABUL (Reuters) - The two rival candidates in Afghanistan's presidential election agreed to abide by the results of a U.N.-supervised recount of the entire poll to settle their dispute over the outcome, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said after talks with both men. The deadlock over the June 14 election run-off between the leading contenders, Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani, has raised concerns about a smooth transition of power in Afghanistan just as U.S.-led troops are leaving. Washington hopes to settle the dispute quickly so it can sign a crucial security pact with Afghanistan allowing a small contingent of U.S. troops to stay in the country beyond this year. Unlike incumbent Hamid Karzai, both Abdullah and Ghani have promised to sign the deal promptly, but the protracted standoff over the vote has delayed the process. Posted on 12 July 2014 | 3:43 pm
Iraq headed for chaos unless... By Ahmed Rasheed and Maggie Fick BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi soldiers backed by Shi'ite militias fought Sunni rebels for control of a military base northeast of Baghdad on Saturday as a U.N. envoy warned of chaos if divided lawmakers do not make progress on Sunday towards naming a government. Forces loyal to Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki launched an early morning push to repel Islamic State militants who fought their way on Thursday into a military base on the edge of Muqdadiya, 80 km (50 miles) northeast of the capital. Posted on 12 July 2014 | 1:28 pm
Iran sticks to 'unworkable,... By Louis Charbonneau and Fredrik Dahl VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran has stuck to "unworkable and inadequate" positions in nuclear talks with six world powers despite a looming deadline for a deal to end sanctions against Tehran in exchange for curbs on its atomic program, a U.S. official said on Saturday. "We are still very far apart on some issues and obviously on enrichment capacity," the senior U.S. administration official told reporters hours before Secretary of State John Kerry was due to arrive in Vienna to join the talks with Iran. The major powers want Iran to scale back its nuclear program to deny it any capability to quickly produce atomic bombs. Iran says its activities are entirely peaceful and want crippling sanctions lifted as soon as possible. Posted on 12 July 2014 | 3:50 pm
Ukraine jets pound rebels after... By Richard Balmforth and Natalia Zinets KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian war planes bombarded separatists along a broad front on Saturday, inflicting huge losses, Kiev said, after President Petro Poroshenko said "scores and hundreds" would be made to pay for a deadly missile attack on Ukrainian forces. In exchanges marking a sharp escalation in the three-month conflict, jets struck at the "epicenter" of the battle against rebels near the border with Russia, a military spokesman said. Warplanes also struck at targets near Donetsk, the east's main town where rebels have dug in, destroying a powerful fighter base near Dzerzhinsk, Andriy Lysenko, a spokesman for the "anti-terrorist operation" said. In an earlier air attack on a base near Perevalsk, north of Donetsk, two tanks, 10 armored vehicles and "about 500" rebel fighters were destroyed, he said. Posted on 12 July 2014 | 10:32 am
UN calls for Israel-Gaza ceasefire The UN Security Council calls for a ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, with 15 people said killed in a new Israeli attack. Posted on 12 July 2014 | 4:18 pm
Church urges assisted dying inquiry The Church of England seeks an inquiry into assisted dying as an ex-Archbishop of Canterbury backs a bill that would allow terminally ill people get help to end their lives. Posted on 12 July 2014 | 12:05 pm
Afghan candidates agree vote audit Afghanistan's two presidential candidates have agreed to a vote audit in an attempt to resolve a row over the result, the US Secretary of State says. Posted on 12 July 2014 | 3:48 pm
Thousands attend 12 July parades Tens of thousands of Orangemen and women take part in 12 July celebrations across Northern Ireland. Posted on 12 July 2014 | 4:14 pm
Ramones punks founder Tommy dies Tommy Ramone, the drummer and last surviving original member of influential US punk band The Ramones, has died aged 65, the group announces. Posted on 12 July 2014 | 9:55 am
Israel bomb hits disabled centre... Rehabilitation centre hit on fifth day of Israel's aerial offensive on Hamas, which PM Netanyahu says will not stop. Posted on 12 July 2014 | 4:09 pm
Dozens of women killed in Baghdad... Armed men kill 25 women and wound at least eight people in raid on two buildings in Iraqi capital. Posted on 12 July 2014 | 4:20 pm
Afghan rivals agree to... John Kerry says Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani will abide by audit of entire presidential poll to settle dispute. Posted on 12 July 2014 | 3:53 pm
Ukraine says separatists bombarded... Government claims inflicting losses after president vows to make "scores and hundreds" of rebels pay for troop deaths. Posted on 12 July 2014 | 4:13 pm
Yemeni rebels say they will... A day after Security Council's appeal, Houthi rebels say they will pull out from Amran and allow army unit to move in. Posted on 12 July 2014 | 1:27 pm
SEC Roused by Cynk's $6 Billion... The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating how Cynk Technology Corp., a social network that reports zero assets, no revenue and one employee, soared to a $6 billion valuation, according to people close to the probe.
Posted on 12 July 2014 | 10:03 am
U.S. Tobacco Firms Confirm Merger... Reynolds American is in talks to buy smaller rival Lorillard, both companies confirmed, in a multibillion-dollar deal that would reshape the U.S. tobacco industry and create a more-powerful No. 2 to industry leader Altria.
Posted on 12 July 2014 | 12:36 am
Italy's Sisal Pulls IPO, as... Italian gambling company Sisal Group became the second Italian company to pull its planned stock-market listing in the space of two days, citing adverse market conditions.
Posted on 12 July 2014 | 12:03 pm
Rate Debate Heats Up Among Fed... A debate is intensifying among the Federal Reserve's regional bank presidents about whether to push interest rates up from zero sooner than planned because of recent improvements in the U.S. job market.
Posted on 12 July 2014 | 12:41 am
EasyJet Set to Order GE-Safran... Europe's second-largest discount carrier is poised to order engines from a General Electric Co. and Safran SA partnership to power 100 Airbus Group NV A320neo single-aisle planes, said two people familiar with the talks.
Posted on 12 July 2014 | 8:39 am
Disputed Afghan election to be... GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel rushed an eighth missile interceptor battery into service on Saturday to counter stronger-than-expected rocket fire from Gaza as the military pounded positions in the Palestinian enclave for a fifth day, killing 19 people, medics said.
Posted on 12 July 2014 | 4:20 pm
Ukraine jets pound rebels after... VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran has stuck to "unworkable and inadequate" positions in nuclear talks with six world powers despite a looming deadline for a deal to end sanctions against Tehran in exchange for curbs on its atomic program, a U.S. official said on Saturday.
Posted on 12 July 2014 | 3:51 pm
Serbian finance minister quits... BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi soldiers backed by Shi'ite militias fought Sunni rebels for control of a military base northeast of Baghdad on Saturday as a U.N. envoy warned of chaos if divided lawmakers do not make progress on Sunday towards naming a government.
Posted on 12 July 2014 | 1:49 pm
Merkel blasts U.S. spying, hopes... NEW YORK (Reuters) - The enduring popularity of menthol may be a big motivator behind Reynolds American Inc's interest in buying smaller rival Lorillard Inc , which has the best-selling U.S. cigarette brand with the additive.
Posted on 12 July 2014 | 10:52 am
Aerospace jamboree on tenterhooks... TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Protesters have shut down the eastern Libyan oil port Brega, state firm National Oil Corp (NOC) said on Saturday, days after the government celebrated the reopening of major ports following almost a year of blockage.
Posted on 12 July 2014 | 10:50 am
Two rockets fired from Lebanon... Follow all the latest updates on Israel's efforts to extinguish rocket fire from the Gaza Strip. Posted on 12 July 2014 | 4:15 pm
IDF begins evacuating Gazans... JPost.com brings you all the latest news on Operation Protective Edge as the IDF attempts to halt the rocket threat from Gaza. Posted on 12 July 2014 | 3:39 pm
After Hamas advance notice,... Rare high-level meeting between US and Iran to take place in Vienna; Kerry to ask Iran to cooperate after Gaza rockets threaten Israeli lives. Posted on 12 July 2014 | 3:13 pm
On Gaza, the Security Council... Blair meets with Sisi to discuss ways to restore 2012 ceasefire; Gal-On says PM must involve Abbas to end hostilities. Posted on 12 July 2014 | 12:48 pm
IAF strike kills two of Hamas... Picture snapped by journalist shows Israelis relaxing while in the background lights emanate from the heavily bombarded Gaza Strip. Posted on 12 July 2014 | 9:42 am
This would make any father???s day BREKIE WRAP: A WOMAN has surprised her stepfather with the ultimate thank you present, and caught the precious moment on camera. Posted on 12 July 2014 | 3:50 pm
UN calls for Israel-Gaza ceasefire THE UN Security Council has called for a ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, as the death toll continues to rise. Posted on 12 July 2014 | 3:43 pm
???I know I will see my family... THE 15-year-old girl who survived a massacre that killed her entire family has told her community that she knows she will see her family again one day. Posted on 12 July 2014 | 3:16 pm
???Forgive my husband???s... A BRAVE widow has asked people not to hate two men who face the death penalty after allegedly shooting dead her husband. Posted on 12 July 2014 | 1:38 pm
Why did Cooper have to die? EXPERTS attempt to explain why this man left his 22-month-old son to die in a car with the windows up tight on a 33 degree summer’s day. Posted on 12 July 2014 | 10:00 am
Thrifty drivers could save on... Insurance firms say people who are prudent with their spending are less likely to take risks while driving Posted on 12 July 2014 | 3:00 pm
French to request US exhumation in... Prosecutors are set to make a fresh request to exhume the body of murdered British woman Iqbal Al-Hilli's first husband, amid claims he may have been poisoned. Posted on 12 July 2014 | 2:30 pm
The Amelia Earhart who made it Amelia Rose Earhart becomes first woman to circumnavigate the globe by plane in tribute to Amelia Mary Earhart Posted on 12 July 2014 | 1:31 pm
Israel kills two handicapped... The two disabled Palestinian women probably knew or understood nothing of the Israeli air strike that struck a home for orphaned and severely disabled men and women Posted on 12 July 2014 | 1:00 pm
Fantasy island: a vintage holiday... Handmade dresses from designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana - each costing ??24,000 and upwards - bewitch 200-strong Capri audience, including model Eva Herzigov?? Posted on 12 July 2014 | 12:46 pm
Israel warns northern Gaza... The move comes as international calls for a cease-fire ramped up Saturday.
Posted on 11 July 2014 | 9:14 pm
Ukraine's next battle is Donetsk,... The battle for Ukraine's Donetsk is imminent. How much damage will the city suffer?
Posted on 12 July 2014 | 2:01 am
Kerry: Afghan candidates agree to... Both candidates have agreed to a national unity government.
Posted on 11 July 2014 | 10:58 pm
World Cup: Germany, Argentina each... Don't count on either Pope Francis or Pope Benedict seeking divine intervention on behalf of his team.
Posted on 12 July 2014 | 3:03 am
Female Yahoo exec accused of... A female executive is accused of coercing a female subordinate into sex.
Posted on 12 July 2014 | 8:52 am
Carmelo Anthony Agrees to Re-Sign... After months of speculation and about a week of free agency, Carmelo Anthony will stay in New York, according to a source familiar with negotiations. Posted on 12 July 2014 | 4:16 pm
Kerry Brokers a Deal to Audit All... Secretary of State John Kerry spent a second day in Kabul shuttling between two candidates and the presidential palace to forge an agreement on how to audit recent elections. Posted on 12 July 2014 | 4:14 pm
Live Blog: </span> Brazil 0,... The Netherlands took an early 2-0 lead against Brazil in the third-place match, with goals scored by Robin van Persie and Daley Blind. Posted on 12 July 2014 | 4:01 pm
Alabama Ruling Hobbles Ban on Guns... After a sheriffs association sought to ban unconcealed weapons, fearing they might frighten voters, the state???s attorney general ruled that guns could be openly displayed at polling sites. Posted on 12 July 2014 | 3:06 pm
U.S. and Iraqis Try to Fragment... American and Iraqi officials are looking to capitalize on the rifts that are beginning to divide the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and Sunni militant groups. Posted on 12 July 2014 | 2:01 pm
Gaza Residents Told To Leave 'For... Israel says it will hit the northern Gaza Strip hard in the next 24 hours as it continues an offensive against Hamas militants. Posted on 12 July 2014 | 4:30 pm
Archbishops Split Over... Lord Carey backs assisted dying after being moved by the case of Tony Nicklinson who was refused the legal right to die. Posted on 12 July 2014 | 12:41 pm
Croc On A Plane: Reptile 'May Have... A plane crash which killed a British pilot may have been caused by panicked passengers running from an escaped crocodile. Posted on 12 July 2014 | 5:37 am
Deadly Crash Driver 'Thought... A woman who was so drunk she did not realise she had run over and killed a cyclist is jailed for seven years. Posted on 12 July 2014 | 11:47 am
Northern Ireland Parades Pass Off... Thousands of members of the Protestant Orange Order took part in 600 parades across the country. Posted on 12 July 2014 | 4:30 pm
Kenyan travel warning issued by... The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has advised people to leave parts of
Kenya unless it is absolutely necessary for... Posted on 12 July 2014 | 4:10 pm
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There’s the atmosphere of an England friendly at Wembley in Brasilia tonight,
as it sounds... Posted on 12 July 2014 | 4:06 pm
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No,... Stargazers have been keenly peering throught their telescopes today, with some
parts of the world still to get a glimpse... Posted on 12 July 2014 | 3:54 pm
Comedian Tracy Morgan sues... Former Saturday Night Live star Tracy Morgan is suing supermarket giant
Wal-Mart over last month???s highway crash involving one of... Posted on 12 July 2014 | 2:46 pm
Pakistani border fighting leaves... Fighting near the Pakistani border with Afghanistan saw an army captain, two
soldiers and 13 suspected extremists killed today.
A... Posted on 12 July 2014 | 2:27 pm
Obama: Allies Will Soon Take... Filed under: Democrats, Republicans, Foreign Policy, Obama Administration, International, Congress, Conservatives'I have absolutely no doubt that we will be able to transfer control of this operation to an international coalition,' President Obama said Tuesday. Posted on 22 March 2011 | 10:11 pm
Democrats Could Lose Senate, Biden... Filed under: Senate, Democrats, Republicans, 2012 ElectionsDemocrats are only four seats away from losing control of the Senate to Republicans in 2012, Vice President Biden warned supporters in a online appeal for donations Tuesday. Posted on 22 March 2011 | 7:30 pm
South Dakota Governor Signs Tough... Filed under: AbortionThe measure would require a women seeking an abortion to wait three days after meeting with a doctor and receive counseling before undergoing the procedure. Opponents promise a lawsuit. Posted on 22 March 2011 | 7:04 pm
Republican Sen. Scott Brown: GOP's... Filed under: Senate, House, Democrats, Republicans, Abortion, CongressThe Massachusetts Republican joins another GOP senator, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, in expressing concerns about a proposal to end federal funding for the organization. Posted on 22 March 2011 | 4:44 pm
Half of Americans Approve of... Filed under: Polls, Foreign Policy, Obama Administration, Poll Watch, IndependentsObama's marks for his handling of Libya come despite criticism from the left, right and abroad that he waited too long to act against the Gadhafi regime, and that once he did, the mission was not as defined as he promised it would be. Posted on 22 March 2011 | 1:46 pm
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