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Eastern half of US braces for yet... Yeah, March, we get it: you come in like a lion. But don't even big cats take naps? The eastern half of the U.S. braced for yet another round of punishing winter weather Tuesday, with snow and freezing temperatures already hitting the northeast. Right ... Posted on 03 March 2015 | 5:20 pm
Lawmakers Impressed But Unmoved By... WASHINGTON -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won applause, whoops and standing ovations on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, but conversations with lawmakers immediately after Netanyahu's long-awaited address suggest that he didn’t win the prize he was ... Posted on 03 March 2015 | 4:55 pm
LAPD Shooting: Homeless Victim... The homeless man fatally shot by Los Angeles police officers in a Sunday confrontation was living in the United States under the assumed identity of a French national, authorities told ABC News Tuesday. The LAPD had identified the man as Charley Saturmin ... Posted on 03 March 2015 | 5:20 pm
Heroin deaths take aim at new type... NEW YORK -- The people who die from heroin-related overdoses in the U.S. now tend to be young, white and live in the Midwest, according to a government report. That's a shift from 15 years ago when the death rate was highest among older blacks and the West ... Posted on 03 March 2015 | 5:05 pm
The next steps in the Ferguson DOJ... We're told the Department of Justice will release the report to the public Wednesday. KSDK An "I Love Ferguson" yard sign is displayed on South Florissant Street near the Police Station on November 10, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. (Photo: Scott Olson, Getty ... Posted on 03 March 2015 | 4:05 pm
Israel's Netanyahu draws rebuke... By Dan Williams and Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned the United States on Tuesday that it was negotiating a bad deal with Iran that could spark a "nuclear nightmare," drawing a rebuke from President Barack Obama and exposing a deepening U.S.-Israeli rift. Netanyahu made his case against Obama's Iran diplomacy in a speech to Congress that aligned himself with the president's Republican foes. Obama responded in the Oval Office, declaring in a frustrated tone that Netanyahu offered "nothing new." In its response, the Iranian government denounced Netanyahu's 39-minute speech as "boring and repetitive," the state news agency IRNA said. Posted on 03 March 2015 | 5:36 pm
U.S.-Venezuela diplomacy row... The United States said on Tuesday it would respond through diplomatic channels to Venezuela's demand for a cut in U.S. Embassy staff in Caracas, but added that Caracas had drastically underestimated its own diplomatic presence in the United States. Venezuela on Monday ordered the U.S. Embassy in Caracas to come up with a plan within 15 days to reduce staff to 17 from 100 amid the worst diplomatic flare-up between the two ideological foes since socialist President Nicolas Maduro was elected in 2013. Posted on 03 March 2015 | 11:45 pm
Australian court backs finding... Australia's High Court on Wednesday backed the broadcasting watchdog's finding that an Australian radio station broke the law with a prank call to a British hospital taking care of the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge, paving the way for penalties. Two presenters at Sydney's 2Day FM called the London hospital in December 2012, pretending to be Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles. On Wednesday, the High Court in Canberra ruled in favor of the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), overturning a ruling by the lower Federal Court. The High Court said ACMA did have the power to determine the station had committed a criminal offence, as a preliminary to taking enforcement action under the Broadcasting Services Act. Posted on 03 March 2015 | 10:23 pm
China defense budget rise to defy... By Megha Rajagopalan BEIJING (Reuters) - China's defense budget this year will rise about 10 percent compared with 2014, a top government official said on Wednesday, outpacing the slowing economy as the country ramps up investment in high-tech equipment such as submarines and stealth jets. Last year, defense spending rose 12.2 percent to $130 billion, second only to the United States. China has logged a nearly unbroken two-decade run of double-digit budget increases, though many experts think the country's real defense outlays are much larger. The military build-up has jangled nerves around the region, particularly as China has taken an increasingly robust line on its territorial disputes in the East and South China Seas. Posted on 04 March 2015 | 12:16 am
Iran calls Obama's 10-year nuclear... By Arshad Mohammed MONTREUX, Switzerland (Reuters) - Iran rejected on Tuesday as "unacceptable" U.S. President Barack Obama's demand that it freeze sensitive nuclear activities for at least 10 years but said it would continue talks on a deal, Iran's semi-official Fars news agency reported. Iran laid out the position as the U.S. and Iranian foreign ministers met for a second day of negotiations and as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered a stinging critique of the agreement they are trying to hammer out. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met a day after Obama told Reuters that Iran must commit to a verifiable halt of at least 10 years on sensitive nuclear work for a landmark atomic deal to be reached. "Iran will not accept excessive and illogical demands," Zarif was quoted by Fars as saying. Posted on 03 March 2015 | 4:42 pm
Workers' pay 'below pre-crisis... Incomes for those of working age are still below pre-crisis levels, according to research by the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS). Posted on 03 March 2015 | 8:22 pm
UK government sells Eurostar stake The UK government says it is selling its 40% stake in the cross-Channel train operator Eurostar to an Anglo-Canadian consortium for ??757.1m. Posted on 03 March 2015 | 7:07 pm
Royal hoax station committed crime A radio station broke the law by broadcasting a hoax call with a nurse caring for the Duchess of Cambridge, Australia's high court rules. Posted on 03 March 2015 | 9:11 pm
Farage 'rejects immigration... The UK Independence Party will not adopt "arbitrary" immigration targets, its leader pledges, having said net annual migration should be capped at 50,000. Posted on 03 March 2015 | 8:59 pm
Clegg in drug law election pledge The Lib Dem election manifesto will include a pledge to hand drugs policy from the Home Office to the Department of Health, Nick Clegg is to say. Posted on 03 March 2015 | 10:13 pm
Indonesia moves Australian... Transfer of two drug smugglers to high-security prison comes as Australian PM condemns their looming executions. Posted on 03 March 2015 | 11:39 pm
Hundreds of koalas killed in... Almost 700 koalas put down over two years by authorities who say the animals were starving due to overpopulation. Posted on 03 March 2015 | 11:06 pm
Four things Netanyahu's Congress... The Israeli PM set out to warn American lawmakers about a nuclear Iran, but may have hurt relations with the US. Posted on 03 March 2015 | 9:18 pm
Kenya burns tonnes of ivory... President sets fire to 15 tonnes of elephant tusks at event marking World Wildlife Day to discourage ivory trade. Posted on 03 March 2015 | 8:22 pm
Netanyahu takes Kerry out of... Did Israel's PM twist US secretary of state's comments to help make his point on Iran's nuclear centrifuges to Congress? Posted on 03 March 2015 | 7:00 pm
NBCU Plans to Launch Comedy Video... Comcast???s NBCUniversal is aiming to launch a comedy-focused subscription Web video service later this year, as interest grows in reaching young online viewers who don???t watch traditional TV.
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Citigroup Deal Shrinks the Bank's... The move to sell its U.S. subprime-lending business to Springleaf Holdings is emblematic of postcrisis regulations forcing banks out of their old mind-set of trying to serve as many customers as possible under one roof.
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Actavis Sells $21 Billion of Bonds Actavis PLC sold the second-biggest corporate-bond offering in history Tuesday, with a $21 billion deal fueled by investors??? desire for returns amid low interest rates.
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Vanguard and BlackRock Are Raising... Vanguard Group and BlackRock, giant fund managers once known for quiet relationships with the companies in which they invest, say they are getting more assertive.
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The Driverless Car, Officially, Is... Three insurance companies and an auto parts maker warned in their most recent annual reports that driverless cars and the technology behind them could one day disrupt the way they do business.
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Doctors, patients scramble ahead... BEIJING (Reuters) - China's defense budget this year will rise about 10 percent compared with 2014, a top government official said on Wednesday, outpacing the slowing economy as the country ramps up investment in high-tech equipment such as submarines and stealth jets.
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Justice Department finds racial... WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Tuesday it would respond through diplomatic channels to Venezuela's demand for a cut in U.S. Embassy staff in Caracas, but added that Caracas had drastically underestimated its own diplomatic presence in the United States.
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Israel's Netanyahu draws rebuke... WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats scrambled on Tuesday to contain the fallout for Hillary Clinton, their favored 2016 presidential candidate, after allegations she inappropriately used her personal email for work while secretary of state.
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Alabama high court orders halt to... (Reuters) - U.S. retailer Target Corp on Tuesday said it planned to cut several thousand jobs, mainly from headquarters locations, as part of a restructuring that will cut $2 billion in costs over two years.
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China February HSBC services PMI... CILACAP, Indonesia (Reuters) - Two convicted Australian drug smugglers were transferred on Wednesday from a Bali prison to an island for execution along with other foreigners, underlining Indonesia's determination to use the death penalty despite international criticism.
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Analysis: After the speech, life... JPost.com brings you all the latest news on Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. Posted on 03 March 2015 | 11:20 pm
US budget caps could complicate... Temple Mount activists to mark holiday by attempting to pray at hotly contested holy site. Posted on 04 March 2015 | 1:25 am
Obama: Nothing new in Netanyahu's... SIMLAB simulates policy developments. Posted on 03 March 2015 | 2:09 pm
Watch: Jewish protesters chant 'no... Right calls opposition leader's attacks inappropriate. Posted on 03 March 2015 | 11:01 pm
Did court ruling change status of... Delivering the address and getting so many standing ovations relays a message to Israelis that they need him to protect them on the world stage. Posted on 03 March 2015 | 8:26 pm
Damning police emails revealed BASELESS infringements. Excessive force. Petty charges. If you’re black, this is what you are faced with in Ferguson, Missouri, an investigation has found. Posted on 03 March 2015 | 11:19 pm
How death island move unfolds ARMED police have taken Bali Nine duo Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran from jail en route to their execution. This is what happens now. Posted on 03 March 2015 | 7:23 pm
Murdered teen???s ???hacked body... POLICE searching for missing Bristol teen Becky Watts have found body parts and arrested five more people after being tipped off she was cut up. Posted on 03 March 2015 | 2:22 pm
???I saw this outside my window??? AS A VOLCANO in southern Chile erupted overnight, spewing lava into the sky, one savvy internet user posted about the experience. Here’s what happened. Posted on 03 March 2015 | 1:41 pm
Hunt for teen uncovers body parts BREKKIE WRAP: POLICE searching for missing teen Becky Watts have found body parts and arrested five more people after being tipped off she was cut up. Posted on 03 March 2015 | 1:29 pm
Celia Imrie: 'Annoyed by wolf... Actress Celia Imrie, 62, says she is thrilled to be whistled at and quite likes being called 'darling' - and urges women not to be so 'moany' Posted on 04 March 2015 | 1:00 am
BBC must learn when to 'walk away'... The BBC must know when to walk away from pay negotiations with its top talent, Trust chairman Rona Fairhead says Posted on 04 March 2015 | 1:00 am
Homeless man shot dead by LA... Charley Saturmin Robinet, 39, is also thought to have stolen a French man's identity Posted on 03 March 2015 | 11:20 pm
Turkish Airlines plane crashes... Front landing gear collapsed as it tried to take off from airport in Nepalese capital of Kathmandu Posted on 03 March 2015 | 10:52 pm
Turkish Airlines plane crash-lands... Front landing gear collapsed as it tried to land at airport in Nepalese capital of Kathmandu Posted on 03 March 2015 | 10:52 pm
Clinton avoids e-mail flap in...
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The next steps in the Ferguson DOJ...
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72 passengers reach settlements in... Posted on 03 March 2015 | 5:16 am
Ala. Supreme Court halts same-sex...
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Calif. teacher found hanging in...
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Countries Questioning... With six convicts put to death in January, and 10 more set to be executed soon, countries like Australia, Brazil and the Netherlands are questioning the harsh policy. Posted on 04 March 2015 | 12:23 am
Debate Over ???Redskins??? as... Several hundred people attended a meeting at Lancaster Central High School to discuss whether to change the school???s nickname and mascot, which have been in use since 1953. Posted on 04 March 2015 | 12:05 am
Using Private Email, Hillary... For nearly two years after Hillary Rodham Clinton stepped down from her secretary of state post, the State Department was unable to search her emails in response to records requests because they were in her possession, and not on the department???s servers, officials said. Posted on 03 March 2015 | 10:57 pm
Alabama Court Orders a Halt to... The order by the state???s Supreme Court was in direct opposition to a federal judge???s ruling. Posted on 03 March 2015 | 10:43 pm
Nextdoor Social Network Digs Deep... The start-up and its investors see opportunities in the company???s more than 53,000 microcommunities. Posted on 03 March 2015 | 9:47 pm
Briton Killed Fighting Against IS... Reports suggest the man who was killed fighting Islamic State in Syria was a former Royal Marine. Posted on 04 March 2015 | 1:28 am
Appeal To Find 'Dangerous' Foreign... A murderer, a rapist and a human trafficker are among a group of "dangerous" foreign criminals being hunted by Scotland Yard. Posted on 03 March 2015 | 9:36 pm
NHS Quizzed Over Proton Beam... Critics argue sending patients to Europe rather than the US would save cash which could be used to fund more treatment. Posted on 03 March 2015 | 11:36 pm
Bali Nine Drug Smugglers Taken To... The ringleaders of a drug gang face a firing squad in Indonesia despite appeals pleas for mercy, including by the Australian PM. Posted on 04 March 2015 | 12:32 am
UKIP To Reveal Oz-Style... The party's points-based system will be complemented by a new quango charged with cutting net migration to the UK. Posted on 03 March 2015 | 4:16 pm
British Gas owner posts huge... British 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 | 9:12 am
Warsi cleared of expenses fiddle The 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 | 9:12 am
Bo's wife charged with murder of... The 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 | 7:49 am
Olympics kicks off with flag gaffe Olympic 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 | 7:11 am
Police numbers drop to lowest... The 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 | 7:03 am
Lindsey Graham Apologizes For... Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) apologized on Tuesday for what he called "a very poor attempt at humor" when he made a reference to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's "surgeries" while criticizing her response to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech.
Graham made the r?… Posted on 03 March 2015 | 11:20 pm
11 Lies Netanyahu Told Congress on...
The case Netanyahu laid out against an Iran deal in his address to Congress revolves around 11 core arguments. Think they sound convincing? Look at those arguments one by one, and you’ll see why each of them is bogus.
Argument #1. More pressure can secure a better deal w?… Posted on 03 March 2015 | 2:52 pm
Haaretz: Livni: Netanyahu, Adelson...
Zionist Union's No. 2: 'Adelson is a casino magnate who, with his billions, controls the Republicans in the United States, and here, he controls Netanyahu.'
Tzipi Livni, No. 2 on the Zionist Union ticket, yesterday accused Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his political pa?… Posted on 03 March 2015 | 11:17 pm
Bibi's Fearmongering Was Red Meat... Reminds me of our own Bush#2.? Fear mongering.? Netanyahu must think our intelligence are a bunch of dummies.? All he said was I know you don't.? This is about Israel's politics and Beohner's politics.? Posted on 03 March 2015 | 3:08 pm
Bibi (and Congress) can't see the... Bibi's speech today was one of the most pathetic things I've witnessed as an American.?? That's a FOREIGN leader of another country, with no vested in interest in the United States whatsoever, beyond what they can squeeze out of it - and yet Congress naively listens to ?… Posted on 03 March 2015 | 10:43 pm
Council of Europe 'set to rebuke... France is to be rebuked by Europe's leading human rights watchdog for failing to explicitly ban the smacking of children, according to reports in "Le… Posted on 03 March 2015 | 3:37 pm
Court in Cairo postpones... A court in Egypt has delayed the country's parliamentary elections due to start on March the 22nd. This comes after the constitutional court ruled… Posted on 03 March 2015 | 1:53 pm
Pro- and anti-Netanyahu protesters... Just before Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to the US Congress, several dozen protesters took to Capitol Hill expressing views both for and against the… Posted on 03 March 2015 | 1:11 pm
Ebola leaves damage that will take... Back to class at one Liberian school after a seven-month break. The Ebola epidemic had hidden costs, too, and now the disease appears to be on the… Posted on 03 March 2015 | 12:11 pm
World class coma recovery centre... As Italy reins in spending on healthcare, a world-class coma recovery centre in Crotone is threatened by the cuts. Over the last two decades Sant… Posted on 03 March 2015 | 12:06 pm
Microsoft's Paul Allen discovers...
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Netanyahu speech: Fact-checking 5...
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Feds fight 'maternity tourism'...
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FDA: No OK given to sell device...
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Boston Marathon bombing: Opening...
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Indian shares hit record high on... Indian shares hit record highs after a second surprise interest rate cut from the Reserve Bank of India.
The Bombay... Posted on 04 March 2015 | 12:54 am
Death row Australians moved to... Australia???s prime minister, Tony Abbott, spoke of his disgust, as two convicted Australian drug smugglers were transported to an isolated... Posted on 04 March 2015 | 12:29 am
Labour apologise for using forged... The Labour party was forced to apologise after it sent out a leaflet featuring a forged letter from a Tory... Posted on 03 March 2015 | 11:54 pm
Hundreds of koala bears killed in... Nearly 700 koalas bears were killed off by Australian wildlife authorities in a secret programme to avoid the anger of... Posted on 03 March 2015 | 11:33 pm
World’s largest museum, the... The world???s largest museum yesterday said it was banning visitors from using their selfie sticks - in a blow for... Posted on 03 March 2015 | 11:13 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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