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British military conducts first... Irbil, Iraq (CNN)-- The United Kingdom said it conducted its first airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq on Tuesday, striking targets four days after Parliament voted to approve the country's involvement. British planes helped Kurdish troops who were fighting ... Posted on 30 September 2014 | 8:31 am
Body of Ark. real estate agent... Police report that they've located the body of Beverly Carter, the Arkansas realtor who disappeared nearly a week ago after she was supposed to show a home. Suspect Arron Lewis shared a message for Carter's family on his way to jail. VPC LITTLE ROCK ... Posted on 30 September 2014 | 5:52 am
Congress grills Secret Service... For more on this, watch Bill Plante's report on tonight's Evening News at 6:30 p.m. ET Secret Service Director Julia Pierson said Tuesday that she takes "full responsibility" for several high-profile security failures at the White House in testimony before ... Posted on 30 September 2014 | 7:47 am
Humans To Blame For Major Decline... GENEVA (AP) About 3,000 species of wildlife around the world have seen their numbers plummet far worse than previously thought, according to a new study by one of the world's biggest environmental groups. The study Tuesday from the Swiss-based WWF ... Posted on 30 September 2014 | 6:39 am
Hong Kong protesters hold firm on... Hong Kong (CNN)-- It's Wednesday in Hong Kong, and pro-democracy protests there are expected to grow because many people are off work for China's National Day. The day also brings a deadline that demonstrators have set for the Chinese government to meet ... Posted on 30 September 2014 | 7:14 am
Hong Kong protesters stockpile... By Charlie Zhu and Donny Kwok HONG KONG (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters filled the streets of Hong Kong late on Tuesday, stockpiling supplies and erecting makeshift barricades ahead of what some fear may be a push by police to clear the roads before Chinese National Day. On the eve of Wednesday's anniversary of the Communist Party's foundation of the People's Republic of China in 1949, crowds poured into central districts of the Asian financial hub, near where National Day festivities are scheduled to take place. ... Posted on 30 September 2014 | 12:31 pm
Kurds seize Iraq/Syria border... By Isabel Coles and Jonny Hogg ARBIL Iraq/MURSITPINAR Turkey (Reuters) - Iraqi Kurdish troops drove Islamic State fighters from a strategic border crossing with Syria on Tuesday and won the support of members of a major Sunni tribe, in one of the biggest successes since U.S. forces began bombing the Islamists. The victory, which could make it harder for militants to operate on both sides of the frontier, was also achieved with help from Kurds from the Syrian side of the frontier, a new sign of cooperation across the border. ... Posted on 30 September 2014 | 1:35 pm
Special Report: Islamic State uses... By Maggie Fick SHEKHAN Iraq (Reuters) - For Salah Paulis, it came down to a choice between his faith and his crop. A wheat farmer from outside Mosul, Paulis and his family fled the militant group Islamic State early last month. The group overran the family farm as part of its offensive that captured vast swathes of territory in northern Iraq. Two weeks later, Paulis, who is a Christian, received a phone call from a man who said he was an Islamic State fighter. ???We are in your warehouse. Why are you not here working and taking care of your business???? the man asked in formal Arabic. ... Posted on 30 September 2014 | 8:22 am
At least 25 killed in attacks in... BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least 25 people were killed in car bomb and mortar attacks in mainly Shi'ite Muslim districts of Baghdad on Tuesday, Iraqi police and medical sources said. Two car bombs exploded in busy streets in the al-Horreyya district, killing 20 people and wounding 35, the sources said. There was also a mortar attack in the Sab al-Bour neighborhood of northern Baghdad that killed five people and wounded 15. (Reporting by Kareem Raheem and Ahmed Rasheed; Writing by Yara Bayoumy; Editing by Mark Heinrich) Posted on 30 September 2014 | 2:25 pm
Ukraine prosecutor opens criminal... KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian state prosecutors said on Tuesday they had opened a criminal investigation against a Russian law enforcement agency, accusing it of supporting separatist and "terrorist" groups in the east of the country. The move appeared to be a tit-for-tat response to a criminal case launched on Monday by Russia against "unidentified representatives of Ukraine's senior political and military leadership", National Guard and nationalist organizations, in which it accused them of committing "genocide". ... Posted on 30 September 2014 | 4:27 am
RAF jets strike first IS targets RAF jets attack two Islamic State targets in Iraq - the first strikes since Parliament approved military action on Friday. Posted on 30 September 2014 | 2:45 pm
Thousands more join HK protests Pro-democracy crowds grow in Hong Kong ahead of what organisers hope will be the largest protests so far on Wednesday, China's National Day. Posted on 30 September 2014 | 1:25 pm
DJ Fox arrested over 'sex assaults' Radio DJ Neil Fox - known as "Dr Fox" - is arrested in London by police investigating claims of sex offences. Posted on 30 September 2014 | 2:51 pm
May: Our values will beat... A future Conservative government would seek new powers to ban extremist groups and curb the activities of "harmful" individuals, Theresa May says. Posted on 30 September 2014 | 10:36 am
Microsoft unveils Windows 10 system Microsoft announces the next version of its core operating system, called Windows 10, which will reintroduce the Start Menu. Posted on 30 September 2014 | 2:56 pm
ISIL under heavy assault by Kurds... Peshmerga forces backed by US and UK air power launch attacks on three fronts against ISIL. Posted on 30 September 2014 | 3:33 pm
Hong Kong leader refuses to meet... Pro-democracy rally carries on as failed talks dash hope for quick resolution to the five-day stand-off. Posted on 30 September 2014 | 3:22 pm
Catalonia halts independence vote... Move comes after Spain's top court suspends the vote due to Madrid's appeals to declare it illegal. Posted on 30 September 2014 | 10:40 am
UN raises alert over neglected... Ebola outbreak has left at least 3,700 children in the hands of relatives who are too frightened to take care of them. Posted on 30 September 2014 | 12:04 pm
EU upholds tough sanctions on... Bloc says ceasefire deal in east Ukraine still not in full effect, but acknowledges improvement in situation. Posted on 30 September 2014 | 11:01 am
Drug Makers' Doctor Payments... Drug and medical-device firms paid at least $3.5 billion to U.S. physicians toward the end of last year, according to the most comprehensive accounting so far of financial ties that some critics say compromise medical care.
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 3:27 pm
EU Says Apple, Fiat Tax Deals... European Union regulators said they believe that tax deals granted to Apple in Ireland and Fiat in Luxembourg constitute illegal state support for the companies.
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 12:40 pm
SEC Grants Citigroup Waivers,... U.S. securities regulators quietly granted Citigroup Inc. waivers from restrictions that would have crimped a range of the bank's activities, including selling investments in hedge funds to individuals, following a recent securities-fraud settlement.
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 3:38 pm
U.S. Stocks Inch Lower Stocks inched lower Tuesday, but major benchmarks remained on track for quarterly gains. Declines were more pronounced in stocks of smaller companies.
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 3:28 pm
GM CEO to Shift Gears General Motors CEO Mary Barra plans to unveil a multiyear financial strategy that would deliver the superior profits and market-leading vehicles that have always seemed to be in GM's future, never its present.
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 11:45 am
EBay follows Icahn's advice, plans... BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina deposited a $161 million bond interest payment with a newly appointed local trustee on Tuesday, the Economy Ministry said, defying a U.S. judge who held it in contempt a day earlier for taking illegal steps to meet its debt obligations.
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 3:20 pm
At least 25 killed in attacks in... HONG KONG (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters filled the streets of Hong Kong late on Tuesday, stockpiling supplies and erecting makeshift barricades ahead of what some fear may be a push by police to clear the roads before Chinese National Day.
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 2:25 pm
Medical industry paid billions to... ARBIL Iraq/MURSITPINAR Turkey (Reuters) - Iraqi Kurdish troops drove Islamic State fighters from a strategic border crossing with Syria on Tuesday and won the support of members of a major Sunni tribe, in one of the biggest successes since U.S. forces began bombing the Islamists.
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 2:12 pm
EU says Ireland swapped Apple tax... KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian state prosecutors said on Tuesday they had opened a criminal investigation against a Russian law enforcement agency, accusing it of supporting separatist and "terrorist" groups in the east of the country.
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 1:50 pm
U.S. consumer confidence, home... KABUL (Reuters) - Officials from Afghanistan and the United States on Tuesday signed a long-delayed security agreement to allow American troops to stay in the country after the end of the year, filling a campaign promise by new President Ashraf Ghani.
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 11:28 am
A nuclear threshold Iran will... JPost.com brings you all the latest news on Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. Posted on 30 September 2014 | 2:02 pm
British jets launch their first... Palestinians angered after Jews move in to seven homes in Silwan neighborhood of capital. Posted on 30 September 2014 | 1:02 pm
Chief rabbis criticized for call... Jewish community defense organization, the CST, has stepped up its High Holy Day precautions with enhanced patrols at synagogues and other sensitive Jewish and Israel-related events and venues. Posted on 30 September 2014 | 11:50 am
Police investigating falling death... Dr. Mohammad Hussein Al-Falahi names figures in the ???global Jewish order??? who persuaded the former president to act. Posted on 30 September 2014 | 6:20 am
Gazan lions misplaced by war make... It???s hard to miss Mein Kampf on the shelves of India???s bookstores. Posted on 30 September 2014 | 11:19 am
US-led strikes ???halt IS... THE US-led coalition has struck targets of the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria, seeking to reverse jihadist advances. Posted on 30 September 2014 | 2:39 pm
Hong Kong protesters issue China... PROTEST leaders are threatening to expand the unrest in Hong Kong if their demands for electoral reforms are not met. Posted on 30 September 2014 | 12:18 pm
Ebola orphans shunned by families THOUSANDS of children who have lost parents to the west African Ebola epidemic are being abandoned by frightened and suspicious relatives. Posted on 30 September 2014 | 10:15 am
US strikes ???hit IS near Turkey... THE US-led coalition has struck targets of the Islamic State group near a besieged Kurdish town along Syria’s border with Turkey, activists say. Posted on 30 September 2014 | 9:49 am
Man raped after urinating at... A MALE tourist has been raped after going to urinate in bushes at the Oktoberfest beer festival in Munich. Posted on 30 September 2014 | 7:45 am
'Ugly' fruit and vegetables prove... French supermarkets to expand initiative that sells "ugly" fruit and vegetables at a 30 per cent discount Posted on 30 September 2014 | 3:18 pm
Irvine Welsh 'not impressed' with... Irvine Welsh, the Trainspotting author, is unimpressed with George Osborne's "choose jobs" speech Posted on 30 September 2014 | 3:14 pm
British special forces join... Exclusive: SAS and American special forces working with Kurdish fighters on the Iraqi front lines as discussions under way to give them dedicated base near the Kurdish city of Dohuk Posted on 30 September 2014 | 3:14 pm
Russian state television says... Accusations from pro-Kremlin media reflect Russia's growing ties with China after US and EU sanctions Posted on 30 September 2014 | 2:55 pm
Lord Tebbit suggests more British... Lord Tebbit suggests that more people from ethnic minorities now pass his "cricket test" as a result of a new generation of British Asian players with a "swashbuckling style of play" Posted on 30 September 2014 | 2:49 pm
Potential Jodi Arias jurors... Several told judge they couldn't be impartial, given what they know about the case.
Posted on 29 September 2014 | 5:47 am
The Short List: Hong Kong, the... The Short List: Inside Hong Kong's 'umbrella revolution,' more on the guy who jumped the WH fence and inside George Clooney's wedding.
Posted on 29 September 2014 | 3:59 am
Police: Suspect in U.Va. case... Police match forensic evidence from remains of a Va. Tech student who went missing in 2009.
Posted on 28 September 2014 | 9:12 pm
Fence-jumper got farther into... The alarm box at the front entrance had been muted, an official says.
Posted on 29 September 2014 | 1:06 am
Hong Kong protest: Why the U.S.... Protests in Hong Kong are like nothing the city has seen in decades. Why is this happening now?
Posted on 28 September 2014 | 10:42 pm
N.F.L. Says Flag on Husain... The league said on Tuesday that Abdullah, a Muslim, should not have been penalized when he went to the ???ground for religious reasons??? after a touchdown. Posted on 30 September 2014 | 3:07 pm
California Bans Single-Use Plastic... Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a bill banning single-use plastic bags at grocery, liquor and other stores, which must instead offer reusable plastic or paper bags. Posted on 30 September 2014 | 3:05 pm
Ebola Outbreak in Nigeria Appears... Every known Ebola patient in the country has now died or recovered, and the cure rate was unusually high for an African outbreak. Posted on 30 September 2014 | 2:54 pm
At the White House, a Long Line of... Presidents have faced astonishing breaches at ???the people???s house,??? long before an intruder with a knife managed to slip past security and run around the State Floor this month. Posted on 30 September 2014 | 2:54 pm
Oklahoma Man Charged With Murder... Alton Nolen, an employee at Vaughan Foods in the city of Moore, was accused of attacking two women after he was suspended for making inflammatory statements. Posted on 30 September 2014 | 2:19 pm
RAF Tornados In First Airstrikes... The jets hit a heavy weapon position and an armed truck in the first military action since MPs voted to back aerial attacks. Posted on 30 September 2014 | 2:22 pm
Alan Henning's Wife In Desperate... Speaking publicly for the first time since her husband was captured, Barbara Henning has a direct message for IS militants. Posted on 30 September 2014 | 1:19 pm
DJ Neil Fox Arrested Over Sexual... The Magic Radio presenter is questioned by police investigating four allegations of sexual assault against two women. Posted on 30 September 2014 | 2:53 pm
Dead Deputy Head Had Images Of... An investigation is launched into why it took police nine months to act on information about Martin Goldberg's internet activity. Posted on 30 September 2014 | 12:01 pm
Clegg Summons China Ambassador... Police have fired tear gas during protests in Hong Kong over China's vetting of all candidates for 2017 elections on the island. Posted on 30 September 2014 | 3:17 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
Conservatism: A Lot Of Concerns... I can think of few forms of life lower on the scale than Mike Huckabee.? A recent seed has him wanting to fire atheists from government jobs, in blatant violation of the Constitution.? Of course, what a conservative knows about the Constitution is that it's written on p?… Posted on 30 September 2014 | 9:52 am
Supreme Court Gives Republicans... When it comes to voting, I live by a simple rule:?Anyone?who’s trying to make it more difficult for Americans to vote shouldn’t be trusted.
There’s no logical reason why anyone would support making voting more difficult for Americans,?other than&?… Posted on 30 September 2014 | 6:09 am
Chart: Half of All Income Goes to...
Today, we look at both sides of the income split and how they've traded places. For the first time in a century, the top 10 percent of Americans control more than half of all income. If this trend persists, predicts economist Thomas Piketty, their share will rise to 60 percent ?… Posted on 30 September 2014 | 11:16 am
Large Oil Company Bolts From ALEC Another oil company has moved away from ALEC, the conservative organization leading the climate misinformation front.? Posted on 30 September 2014 | 10:17 am
Cartoon: March of doom When right-wingers bitch about Obama's plans for ISIL, let's be sure to shove this rudely in their faces.
We do remember how we got to this place in Iraq, "conservatives."? YOUR BUDDY BUSH took us there. Posted on 30 September 2014 | 11:02 am
Hong Kongers have had enough of... Hong Kong used to be a British colony. It was handed back to China in 1997. Designated a 'Special Administrative Region' of the People's Republic,… Posted on 30 September 2014 | 1:11 pm
Foreign troops to remain in... After a long delay, Afghanistan has agreed to allow 12,000 foreign troops to remain in the country after the end of the year. Officials from Kabul… Posted on 30 September 2014 | 12:39 pm
Search abandoned on Mount Ontake... Fresh tremors and continuing eruptions have forced rescue workers off Mount Ontake in central Japan. A plan to retrieve at least 24 dead bodies had… Posted on 30 September 2014 | 12:37 pm
ISIL take-down: strange alliances Faced with a common threat, former opponents become unlikely allies. Speaking at the United Nations on Monday, Syria's foreign minister said… Posted on 30 September 2014 | 11:15 am
25 years on Prague remembers... The former West German foreign minister who famously announced that East German refugees could travel to the West has returned to the Czech capita… Posted on 30 September 2014 | 10:33 am
Amal Alamuddin: What we know about...
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Search for suspected cop killer...
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Hong Kong protesters hold firm on...
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London the key as Formula E looks... Formula E, the upstart new race series that runs on electricity, is planning
massive expansion after only a single race.... Posted on 30 October 2014 | 7:50 am
Sol Campbell rants on Twitter over... Sol Campbell launched a scathing attack on Labour???s mansion tax policy today,
branding the party the ???grim reaper??? of business.... Posted on 30 September 2014 | 4:19 pm
British airstrikes launched at... British warplanes launched their first airstrikes against Islamic State (Isis)
targets in northern Iraq today, as the wife of a... Posted on 30 September 2014 | 1:59 pm
the game webchat with Oliver Kay Can Arsenal get their Champions League aspirations back on track against
Are Chelsea clear favourites for the Premier League... Posted on 30 September 2014 | 1:23 pm
Boris Johnson reaches out to all... Boris Johnson reached out to voters on the left and right today as he attacked
the ???myth that Labour is... Posted on 30 September 2014 | 12:38 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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