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OPM Chief: Contractor's Credential Used to Breach System

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OPM chief: Hacker used contractor's credential to break into agency's database

Islamic State urges followers to escalate attacks in Ramadan

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CAIRO/AMMAN (Reuters) - Islamic State urged its followers on Tuesday to escalate attacks against Christians, Shi'ites and Sunni Muslims fighting with a U.S.-led coalition against the ultra-radical group.
  

Former Ballet Star Albert Evans Dead at 46

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Albert Evans, former New York City Ballet star, dead at 46 after short illness

Fast Track trade bill clears hurdle

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Legislation key to US President Barack Obama's trade agenda has passed a key hurdle in the Senate, just two weeks after it appeared to have failed.

Iran's Khamenei says U.S. wants to destroy Tehran's nuclear industry: TV

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ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday the United States wanted to destroy entirely the Islamic republic's nuclear industry, state TV reported.
  

Ash Carter: Not confident Gitmo can be closed by end of Obama presidency

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The defense secretary joined CBS News for an exclusive interview in Tallinn, Estonia
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» Nepal Struggles to Recover From Devastating Quakes
23/06/15 15:15 from WSJ.com: World News
Representatives of foreign governments, aid agencies and development organizations are to meet in Kathmandu on Thursday to discuss the $6.7 billion Nepal says it needs for rebuilding after earthquakes in April and May.
» Death Toll in Pakistan Heat Wave Tops 650, Officials Say
23/06/15 15:13 from NYT > International
Hospitals declared a state of emergency and the provincial authorities closed schools and some offices in Karachi, where temperatures have risen as high as 112 degrees Fahrenheit.
» Trade bill clears Senate hurdle, at brink of final passage
23/06/15 15:12 from Yahoo! News - Latest News & Headlines
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate pushed bipartisan trade legislation to the brink of final approval Tuesday in a combined effort by President Barack Obama and Republican congressional leaders to rescue a measure that appeared all but dead le...
» Dash Cams Show Cops Celebrating After Dylann Roof's Arrest 
23/06/15 15:11 from ABC News: ABCNews
Police released the audio and video of their chase for the suspected shooter.
» US Won't Stop Families of American Hostages From Paying Ransoms
23/06/15 15:11 from ABC News: ABCNews
White House is changing its policy on American hostages abroad.
» Midwest States Clean up After Storms Spawn Tornadoes
23/06/15 15:10 from ABC News: ABCNews
Midwest communities clean up after stormy evening; 2 tornadoes confirmed in northern Illinois
» Ash Carter: Not confident Gitmo can be closed by end of Obama presidency
23/06/15 15:09 from Home - CBSNews.com
The defense secretary joined CBS News for an exclusive interview in Tallinn, Estonia
» Protests close channel tunnel
23/06/15 15:07 from CNN.com
The tunnel that runs under the English Channel between England and France was closed Tuesday afternoon, cutting off a key link between the European continent and the British Isles.
» Education Dept. Extends More No Child Left Behind Waivers
23/06/15 15:07 from ABC News: ABCNews
Education Department extends No Child Left Behind waivers for 7 states, District of Columbia
» Death Toll in Pakistan Heat Wave Tops 650, Officials Say - New York Times
23/06/15 15:07 from Google News - World
New York Times Death Toll in Pakistan Heat Wave Tops 650, Officials Say New York Times The death toll from a three-day heat wave in Pakistan's largest city, Karachi, rose to over 650 people on Tuesday, morgue officials said, as overw...
» Badly Rotted Beams Identified in Deadly Balcony Collapse
23/06/15 15:07 from ABC News: ABCNews
Inspectors find badly rotted beams after deadly balcony collapse in California
» 3 Million Iraqis Displaced In 18 Months 
23/06/15 15:06 from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
The United Nations says at least 3.09 million people have been displaced by the conflict in Iraq since January 2014.
» SC Lawmakers Agree to Debate Removing Confederate Flag
23/06/15 15:05 from ABC News: ABCNews
Pressured by church massacre, South Carolina lawmakers to debate removing Confederate flag
» Greek government confident despite backlash over debt deal
23/06/15 15:04 from Reuters: Top News
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's leftwing government expressed confidence on Tuesday that parliament would approve a debt deal with lenders, despite an angry reaction from some of its own lawmakers who accused it of caving in to pressure for ...
» Petition for Oklahoma Sheriff's Investigation Goes to Judge
23/06/15 15:04 from ABC News: ABCNews
Petition for investigation into Tulsa County sheriff has enough signatures to go to judge
» WorldViews: The global cult of Edward Snowden keeps growing
23/06/15 15:03 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post
DRESDEN, Germany -- When tourist Lars Lewandowski passed Edward Snowden Square in the eastern German city of Dresden on Tuesday afternoon, it took him a few moments to realize there was something special about the name. German street or ...
» The global cult of Edward Snowden keeps growing
23/06/15 15:03 from WorldViews
DRESDEN, Germany -- When tourist Lars Lewandowski passed Edward Snowden Square in the eastern German city of Dresden on Tuesday afternoon, it took him a few moments to realize there was something special about the name. German street or ...
» Britons Plead Guilty of Stealing Objects From Auschwitz Site
23/06/15 15:03 from ABC News: ABCNews
2 British youths plead guilty of stealing objects from Auschwitz death camp site
» 'Bachelorette' sex guilt
23/06/15 15:02 from Latest News
Reality TV mics pick up EVERYTHING
» Bring John Travolta home
23/06/15 15:02 from Latest News
'The Forger' now yours to own
» Yanukovich: Maidan Scared Crimea and Donbass
23/06/15 15:02 from International News, Opinion and Analysis - Newsweek World
Yanukovich: Maidan Scared Crimea and Donbass The former Ukrainian president blames last year’s revolution for the secession of Crimea and ongoing war in Donbass. Japan to Resume Antarctic Whaling Over Concerns of Conservationists Japanes...
» Rally calls for Confederate flag to go at South Carolina capitol
23/06/15 15:01 from Reuters: Top News
COLUMBIA, S.C. (Reuters) - Hundreds of people chanting "Take it down!" rallied on Tuesday to demand that the Confederate battle flag be removed from the South Carolina State House grounds, galvanized by last week's massacre of nine black...
» Britain's Queen Elizabeth II begins visit in Germany
23/06/15 14:59 from Deutsche Welle: DW-WORLD.DE - Top Stories
Queen Elizabeth II and her husband, Prince Philip, have arrived in Berlin. Their state visit will include a trip to the former Nazi concentration camp of Bergen-Belsen that was liberated by British troops 70 years ago.
» EU referendum: the five key changes David Cameron wants to make in Europe
23/06/15 14:58 from World news breaking world news latest world news from the US Europe Asia Australia Africa
The Telegraph explains the five most important changes the Prime Minister would like to make to Britain's membership of the European Union before the 2017 referendum
» Amazon joins flag-sale ban
23/06/15 14:57 from CNN.com
Walmart, Sears, and eBay are banning the sale of Confederate flag merchandise from their stores.
» WorldViews: How American occupation led to Japan’s ‘war on dance’
23/06/15 14:56 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post
After a year of legal wrangling, Japan's parliament voted last week to relax laws that had officially banned dancing after midnight in clubs and bars. It's an important shift for cities such as Tokyo and Osaka, known for their burgeoning...
» How American occupation led to Japan’s ‘war on dance’
23/06/15 14:56 from WorldViews
After a year of legal wrangling, Japan's parliament voted last week to relax laws that had officially banned dancing after midnight in clubs and bars. It's an important shift for cities such as Tokyo and Osaka, known for their burgeoning...
» Inspectors point to wood rot in fatal California balcony collapse
23/06/15 14:54 from Yahoo! News - Latest News & Headlines
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Wooden support beams sheared off in the collapse of a fourth-floor apartment balcony that killed six people in Berkeley, California, last week were found to be severely rotted, city building inspectors said in a...
» Calls to remove US rebel flag grow
23/06/15 14:54 from BBC News - World
Pressure mounts to withdraw Confederate battle flag across the US, after South Carolina lawmakers called for its removal from the state house.
» Will China pay for crossing Obama’s cyber ‘red line’?
23/06/15 14:54 from AEI » Latest Content
On April 1, 2015, President Obama drew a cyber “red line” in the sand, warning those who might think about engaging in cyberattacks against America: "Starting today, we’re giving notice to those who pose significant threats to our securi...
» Iran's Khamenei says U.S. wants to destroy Tehran's nuclear industry: TV
23/06/15 14:52 from Reuters: International
ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday the United States wanted to destroy entirely the Islamic republic's nuclear industry, state TV reported.
» Syria Kurds seize town from Islamic State near its 'capital'
23/06/15 14:51 from Reuters: International
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Kurdish-led forces in Syria seized a town from Islamic State on Tuesday after capturing a military base overnight, aided by U.S.-led air strikes in some of the most dramatic gains yet against the militants.
» Migrants Try To Jump In Lorries Bound For UK
23/06/15 14:50 from Sky News | World News | First For Breaking News
Britons driving in the area are told to lock their doors as migrants try to jump into vehicles caught up in the strike in Calais.
» Diddy's Rep on Arrest: He Was Defending Himself
23/06/15 14:50 from ABC News: ABCNews
Hip-hop mogul Diddy's rep says he was defending self in UCLA incident that led to arrest
» Rock Throwing That Hurt Ohio Teacher Nets Man up to 20 Years
23/06/15 14:49 from ABC News: ABCNews
Rock throwing that hurt teacher nets 1 defendant up to 20 years; 2 others enter guilty pleas
» Latest on Church Shooting: Call to Remove Flags in Alabama
23/06/15 14:49 from ABC News: ABCNews
The latest on Charleston shooting: Alabama joins growing call for removal of Confederate flags
» U.S. manufacturing may be stabilizing; housing gains steam
23/06/15 14:49 from Reuters: Top News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A gauge of U.S. business investment spending plans rose in May, a tentative sign that the manufacturing sector was stabilizing after hitting a soft patch in recent months.
» Ferry Strike in Calais Spurs New Tensions Between Police, Migrants - Wall Street Journal
23/06/15 14:49 from Google News - World
Wall Street Journal Ferry Strike in Calais Spurs New Tensions Between Police, Migrants Wall Street Journal PARIS—A strike by workers in the port city of Calais on Tuesday sparked new tensions between police and migrants, with hundreds of...
» Search expert details challenges in NY prison break manhunt
23/06/15 14:48 from Latest News
Michael Blaine's insight on case
» Investigators Seek Pickup in 2 Colorado Roadside Shootings
23/06/15 14:48 from ABC News: ABCNews
Investigators seek pickup in 2 Colorado roadside shootings; so far no link to 2 other cases
» Kurds capture base near Raqqa - The Hindu
23/06/15 14:48 from Google News - World
Toronto Star Kurds capture base near Raqqa The Hindu Kurdish-led forces in Syria advanced on Tuesday into the outskirts of an Islamic State-held town after capturing a military base overnight, aided by U.S.-led air strikes in some of the...
» Obama: 'I know what I'm doing and I'm fearless'
23/06/15 14:47 from CNN.com
President Obama looks back at his presidency during an interview on "WTF with Marc Maron."
» UN Envoy Urges Donors to Provide 'Peace Dividend' for Mali
23/06/15 14:47 from ABC News: ABCNews
UN envoy urges donors to quickly provide 'peace dividend' for Mali after recent peace accord
» How small-town police foiled the accused Charleston killer’s getaway
23/06/15 14:46 from Yahoo! News - Latest News & Headlines
For 13 hours and 44 minutes last week, an unemployed high school dropout just barely of legal drinking age was the most wanted man in America. Then in an unexpectedly mundane fashion and in an unlikely place, alleged Charleston killer Dy...
» U.S. Sending Equipment to Eastern Europe to Deter Russia
23/06/15 14:45 from WSJ.com: World News
The U.S. is sending tanks, heavy artillery and other equipment to six eastern European nations in an effort to bolster their security and deter Russia from any sort of attack.
» Seattle Man???s Homemade Speed Trap Warning Sign Earns Him Hefty Ticket
23/06/15 14:45 from ABC News: ABCNews
A Seattle man was ticketed after he said he was ???just trying to help encourage people to follow the rules of the road??? by holding up a sign that tipped motorists off to an impending speed trap. ???Freedom of speech cannot be infringe...
» Squatting in skinny jeans can lead to nerve damage, study finds - Los Angeles Times
23/06/15 14:45 from Google News - Top Stories
Los Angeles Times Squatting in skinny jeans can lead to nerve damage, study finds Los Angeles Times Fashionistas beware: A new case study suggests that squatting in skinny jeans can lead to serious nerve damage in your lower legs. lRelat...
» APNewsBreak: Husband Denied Knowing of Dead Babies in Garage
23/06/15 14:43 from ABC News: ABCNews
APNewsBreak: Investigators struggled to believe Utah man didn't know wife killed babies
» OPM chief: Contractor's credential used to breach system - Washington Post
23/06/15 14:43 from Google News - Top Stories
CNN OPM chief: Contractor's credential used to breach system Washington Post WASHINGTON — The head of the government department that suffered two massive cyberattacks says a hacker gained access to the agency's records with a cre...
» Fast Track trade bill clears hurdle
23/06/15 14:43 from BBC News - World
Legislation key to US President Barack Obama's trade agenda has passed a key hurdle in the Senate, just two weeks after it appeared to have failed.
» Hillary Clinton on course to win presidential election, poll says - The Guardian
23/06/15 14:42 from Google News - Top Stories
NBCNews.com Hillary Clinton on course to win presidential election, poll says The Guardian Democratic presidential candidate and former secretary of state Hillary Clinton at a campaign event last week. Photograph: Randall Hill/Reuters. J...
» Outreach to gay couples not on agenda for Vatican meeting
23/06/15 14:42 from Reuters: International
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - A working paper for a Vatican meeting on the family indicated on Tuesday that organizers do not want the issue of how the Church should reach out to homosexual couples to be a key topic.
» Strike Sparks Travel Chaos In France And UK
23/06/15 14:39 from Sky News | World News | First For Breaking News
There is widespread disruption affecting ferries, roads and trains, with all Eurostar services cancelled.
» Dash Cam Footage Shows Moment of Dylann Roof's Arrest 
23/06/15 14:39 from ABC News: ABCNews
Police released the audio and video of their chase for the suspected shooter.
» Differences Remain on Greece Plan
23/06/15 14:39 from WSJ.com: World News
Greece’s lenders were scrutinizing a proposal seen as a potential breakthrough on a last-minute bailout deal, but significant concerns by demanding creditors suggest tough negotiations still lie ahead.
» Greek Debt Deal May Be Short-term Fix for Long-term Problem
23/06/15 14:39 from Voice of America
A proposal from the Greek government could be the basis of a deal with its creditors to avoid default on a large payment due to the International Monetary Fund next week. But as VOA’s Al Pessin reports from London - though much is being ...
» Carry-on bag chaos has to end
23/06/15 14:38 from CNN.com
» Halt the tragedy in Dominican Republic
23/06/15 14:38 from CNN.com
My mother left the Dominican Republic in the late 1960s and came to New York City to create a better life for her children. I was born and raised in Washington Heights, but I lived in the Dominican Republic for several years as a child a...
» Why Apple caved to Taylor Swift
23/06/15 14:38 from CNN.com
» Climate change could kill thousands
23/06/15 14:38 from CNN.com
Like Hawaii's coral reefs?
» Pacific trade pact progresses on Senate vote
23/06/15 14:38 from Reuters: Top News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's quest for a Pacific Rim trade deal to strengthen U.S. ties with Asia advanced on Tuesday, with the Senate moving toward a final vote on granting Obama the power to speed trade agreements th...
» South Carolina governor calls for Confederate flag's removal – video
23/06/15 14:37 from World news: World news + Video | guardian.co.uk
Governor Nikki Haley called on lawmakers to take down the Confederate battle flag from the statehouse grounds, a week after nine black worshipers were shot dead at a historic church. 'It's time to move the flag from the capitol grounds,'...
» NATO Returns Its Attention to an Old Foe, Russia
23/06/15 14:36 from NYT > International
Military training exercises this month in Latvia, a former Soviet republic, underline the seismic shift for an alliance that had been focused on threats far beyond its borders.
» Woman hospitalized after spending hours squatting in skinny jeans - The Globe and Mail
23/06/15 14:36 from Google News - Top Stories
The Globe and Mail Woman hospitalized after spending hours squatting in skinny jeans The Globe and Mail The world was introduced to a new health hazard on Monday. The scary part is, this danger surrounds us. It's not cigarettes, and ...
» Hungary suspends key EU asylum rule
23/06/15 14:35 from BBC News - World
Hungary suspends a key EU rule that says it must take back asylum seekers who first enter Hungary but travel on to other countries.
» Islamic State destroys ancient shrines in Syria's Palmyra city
23/06/15 14:34 from Reuters: International
AMMAN (Reuters) - Islamic State militants have blown up two ancient shrines they consider sacrilegious in Palmyra, a 2,000-year-old UNESCO World Heritage site in central Syria, the ultra hardline Sunni Muslim group said on Tuesday.
» Islamic State urges followers to escalate attacks in Ramadan
23/06/15 14:34 from Reuters: International
CAIRO/AMMAN (Reuters) - Islamic State urged its followers on Tuesday to escalate attacks against Christians, Shi'ites and Sunni Muslims fighting with a U.S.-led coalition against the ultra-radical group.
» Key issues, and what lies ahead, for Obama's trade agenda - Washington Post
23/06/15 14:32 from Google News - Top Stories
New York Times Key issues, and what lies ahead, for Obama's trade agenda Washington Post WASHINGTON — TPA, TAA, TPP — It's an alphabetical mix on trade that requires an explanation. The bottom line is President Barack Obama's...
» U.S., allies stage 17 air strikes against Islamic State militants
23/06/15 14:31 from Reuters: International
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its coalition partners staged 17 air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria on Monday, including three in the Syrian border town of Tel Abyad, the U.S. military said in a st...
» Holy guacamole! Woman sees Christ's face on tortilla
23/06/15 14:31 from Latest News
Mexican woman notices unusual burn mark
» OPM Chief: Contractor's Credential Used to Breach System
23/06/15 14:31 from ABC News: ABCNews
OPM chief: Hacker used contractor's credential to break into agency's database
» Senators fear car 'recall fatigue'
23/06/15 14:30 from BBC News - World
US senators warn of car 'recall fatigue' as they grill regulators and carmakers about progress in the faulty airbag recall.
» Druze Anger Sparks Deadly Attack on Israeli Ambulance
23/06/15 14:30 from ABC News: ABCNews
Mounting Israeli Druze anger over Israel's Syria policy sparks deadly attack on ambulance
» Deal or no deal: Breakdown of proposals
23/06/15 14:30 from FT.com - World
Where Athens has moved, and where the creditors stand
» U.S. to pre-position tanks, artillery in Baltics, eastern Europe
23/06/15 14:29 from Reuters: International
TALLINN (Reuters) - The United States will pre-position tanks, artillery and other military equipment in eastern and central Europe, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Tuesday, moving to reassure NATO allies unnerved by Russian in...
» Music Mogul Diddy's Company: He Was Defending Himself
23/06/15 14:29 from ABC News: ABCNews
Hip-hop mogul Diddy's company says he was defending self in UCLA incident that led to arrest
» Isis in Syria: Militants carry out threat to destroy Unesco-protected historical sites as they are forced to retreat from Palmyra
23/06/15 14:28 from The Independent - World RSS Feed
Isis has begun carrying out its threat to destroy structures in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, blowing up at least two monuments at the Unesco-protected site as Syrian government troops made advances on the Islamist’s positions.
» Islamic State threatens 'calamity for kuffars' during Ramadan
23/06/15 14:27 from World news breaking world news latest world news from the US Europe Asia Australia Africa
The jihadists' chief propagandist, Abu Mohammed al-Adnani, warns of a renwed threat to 'infidels' during the fasting month, as Isil releases chilling new video of unorthodox execution methods
» Rally calls for Confederate flag to go at South Carolina capitol - Reuters
23/06/15 14:27 from Google News - Top Stories
Reuters Rally calls for Confederate flag to go at South Carolina capitol Reuters COLUMBIA, S.C. Hundreds of people chanting "Take it down!" rallied on Tuesday to demand that the Confederate battle flag be removed from the South...
» Despite recent hacks, US hesitant to confront China about cyberspying - Miami Herald
23/06/15 14:27 from Google News - Top Stories
CNN Despite recent hacks, US hesitant to confront China about cyberspying Miami Herald For nearly a year, starting in June 2014, hackers thought to be Chinese accessed security clearance information on millions of current and past federa...
» Machete Man Who Beheaded Grandmother Found Not Guilty
23/06/15 14:26 from World news
A helicopter filmed a machete-wielding man trying to smash into a yard where children were playing, moments after he decapitated a great-grandmother.
» Hip-Hop Mogul Diddy's Company Says He Was Defending Self in UCLA Incident That Led to Arrest
23/06/15 14:26 from ABC News: ABCNews
Hip-hop mogul Diddy's company says he was defending self in UCLA incident that led to arrest
» Latest on Church Shooting: 'Terrorizing Act,' Speaker Says
23/06/15 14:26 from ABC News: ABCNews
The latest on Charleston shooting: 'Terrorizing acts of violence,' State House speaker says
» Nicholas Salvador, Who Wielded Machete After Beheading Woman, Found Not ... - NBCNews.com
23/06/15 14:26 from Google News - World
NBCNews.com Nicholas Salvador, Who Wielded Machete After Beheading Woman, Found Not ... NBCNews.com LONDON — A machete-wielding man caught on video moments after beheading a great-grandmother outside of her north London home was found no...
» Armenian Protestors Confront Police
23/06/15 14:26 from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
Thousands of protestors took to the streets of the Armenian capital, Yerevan, 12 hours after police had violently broken up an earlier demonstration. Defying the crackdown, the protestors marched towards the police lines and chanted slog...
» Armenian Protesters Confront Police
23/06/15 14:26 from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
Thousands of protesters took to the streets of the Armenian capital, Yerevan, 12 hours after police had violently broken up an earlier demonstration. Defying the crackdown, the protesters marched towards the police lines and chanted slog...
» Migrants Try To Jump On Lorries Bound For UK
23/06/15 14:25 from Sky News | World News | First For Breaking News
Britons driving in the area are told to lock their doors as migrants try to jump on to vehicles caught up in the strike in Calais.
» EBay Bans Sales of Confederate Flag on Its Site
23/06/15 14:25 from ABC News: ABCNews
EBay bans Confederate flag from site, calls it a symbol of "divisiveness and racism"
» Day One: My Family’s Journey to Refuge and Achieving the American Dream
23/06/15 14:25 from White House.gov Blog Feed
June marks Immigrant Heritage Month -- and people across the country are sharing their American stories. Whether you've recently embarked on your first day as an American or want to share how your ancestors came to arrive here, we wa...
» Greece crisis: What is on the table and what is required?
23/06/15 14:25 from The Independent - World RSS Feed
Q | What exactly has Greece conceded?
» U.S. airs concerns in China meetings, stresses need for progress
23/06/15 14:23 from Reuters: Top News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Tuesday expressed deep concern about state-sponsored cyber theft and stressed the need to keep Asian sea lanes open at the start of annual talks with China, and said the world depended on the a...
» India ties itself in knots over International Yoga Day
23/06/15 14:22 from CNN.com - World
The Sanskrit word "yoga" may mean union but, for some in India, yoga has never been more divisive.
» Stowaway falls from British Airways plane
23/06/15 14:22 from CNN.com - World
A stowaway on a British Airways jet was found dead after falling on a roof as the plane approached London Heathrow Airport, authorities said Friday.
» Why does this man want you to wash with oil?
23/06/15 14:22 from CNN.com - World
If you thought vegetable oil was only for cooking, think again. In Lusaka, Zambia, one entrepreneur is converting used oil into fuel and soap.
» Rwandan intelligence chief arrested in London
23/06/15 14:20 from World news breaking world news latest world news from the US Europe Asia Australia Africa
Karenzi Karake held at the request of Spain over alleged war crimes
» South Carolina lawmakers push for Confederate flag debate
23/06/15 14:20 from Reuters: Top News
COLUMBIA, S.C. (Reuters) - South Carolina lawmakers plan to introduce a resolution on Tuesday to begin a debate on removing the Confederate flag from the State House grounds following the killings last week of nine African-American churc...
» 'Most important prize ever awarded by the Bobs'
23/06/15 14:20 from Deutsche Welle: DW-WORLD.DE - Top Stories
At the Global Media Forum, DW has honored four international online activists with the prestigious Bobs Awards. In a bittersweet ceremony, it also bestowed its first Freedom of Speech Award on Saudi blogger Raif Badawi.
» Exclusive: International tribunal looks like best chance for MH17 justice - Dutch sources
23/06/15 14:19 from Reuters: International
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Netherlands is discussing with its allies an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a Malaysian airliner over rebel-held eastern Ukraine last year, sources familiar with the discussions h...
» OPM Director on Second Hack: We Can't Say How Many Were Affected - NBCNews.com
23/06/15 14:19 from Google News - Top Stories
CNN OPM Director on Second Hack: We Can't Say How Many Were Affected NBCNews.com U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) director Katherine Archuleta said on Tuesday that she has not yet determined how many Americans may have been ...
» Protests close tunnel between England and France
23/06/15 14:19 from CNN.com - World
The tunnel that runs under the English Channel between England and France was closed Tuesday afternoon, cutting off a key link between the European continent and the British Isles.
» Giant rare shark caught off Australian coast
23/06/15 14:17 from CNN.com - World
An Australian fishing boat hauled in a 20-foot basking shark near Portland, Australia.
» Spectacular rare footage of Mount Etna crater
23/06/15 14:17 from World news breaking world news latest world news from the US Europe Asia Australia Africa
Watch this amazing drone footage which shows the summit crater of Mount Etna, Europe's tallest active volcano, in Sicily, Italy
» West Point Cadet Guilty of Owning, Distributing Child Porn
23/06/15 14:15 from ABC News: ABCNews
West Point cadet convicted in federal court in New York of owning, distributing child porn
» Queen Elizabeth II Begins State Visit to Germany
23/06/15 14:15 from ABC News: ABCNews
Queen Elizabeth II begins Germany state visit; will see former Nazi concentration camp
» 'Eight Is Enough' Star Dick Van Patten Dies at 86
23/06/15 14:14 from ABC News: ABCNews
Veteran actor, 'Eight Is Enough' star Dick Van Patten dies at 86
» Calais strike: How roads, ferries and trains are affected - BBC News
23/06/15 14:14 from Google News - World
BBC News Calais strike: How roads, ferries and trains are affected BBC News A strike, which forced the suspension of Channel Tunnel services and led hundreds of migrants to try to board UK-bound lorries, is now over, but travel chaos rem...
» How to Check Your Bottled Water for the Possible E. Coli Recall
23/06/15 14:13 from ABC News: ABCNews
You can check if a water bottle in your house is part of a voluntary recall of 14 brands due to a possible E. coli contamination.
» Bottled water recalled over E. coli concerns
23/06/15 14:12 from CNN.com - World
An E. coli scare has prompted a California-based bottled water producer to recall some of its products.
» Pakistan Says More Than 600 Have Died in Heat Wave - New York Times
23/06/15 14:12 from World - Google News
New York Times Pakistan Says More Than 600 Have Died in Heat Wave New York Times KARACHI, Pakistan — The death toll from a three-day heat wave in southern Sindh province has reached 622, a provincial health official said on Tuesday, addi...
» Silvio Berlusconi ex gets nearly a £1m a month in divorce settlement
23/06/15 14:12 from World news breaking world news latest world news from the US Europe Asia Australia Africa
Veronica Lario and the former Italian prime minister separated in 2009 and officially divorced last year. Initially she was awarded €3 million (£2.1 million) a month but he appealed
» Pakistan Says More Than 600 Have Died in Heat Wave
23/06/15 14:12 from NYT > International
Temperatures in the southern province of Sindh reached 113 degrees amid widespread electricity failures.
» Iceland debuts world's largest man-made ice cave
23/06/15 14:12 from CNN.com - World
Several years ago, a team of Icelandic entrepreneurs dreamed of tourists not just exploring the surface of Iceland's glaciers, but actually getting inside of one.
» Ride-Hailing Apps Get Kids Around Town When Parents Are Busy
23/06/15 14:12 from ABC News: ABCNews
Ride-hailing apps target teens, younger kids as they set out to replace neighborhood car pools
» Quebec Premier Sees Little Value in Proposed Oil Pipeline
23/06/15 14:11 from ABC News: ABCNews
Quebec premier sees little economic value for province in proposed US-Canada oil pipeline
» Is it time to cancel your Greek vacation?
23/06/15 14:11 from CNN.com - World
Greece may be on the brink of striking a deal to avert short-term financial catastrophe, but with economic problems unlikely to go away, is now the time to start rethinking Greek travel plans?
» 2 Killed When Truck Plows Into California Home, Sets Fire
23/06/15 14:10 from ABC News: ABCNews
2 killed when truck plows into California home, sets it on fire; neighbors describe scene
» Praise, condemnation for U.N. Gaza report
23/06/15 14:09 from CNN.com - World
Neither side came out well from the long-awaited U.N. report into last summer's 50-day Gaza war.
» U.S. sending tanks and armor to Europe
23/06/15 14:09 from CNN.com - World
The U.S. military will be sending dozens of tanks, Bradley armored fighting vehicles and self-propelled howitzers to allied countries in the Baltics and Eastern Europe in response to Russian actions in the Ukraine, Defense Secretary Ash ...
» Clinton to address Charleston shooting, race near Ferguson
23/06/15 14:08 from AP Top Headlines At 7:05 a.m. EDT
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton is putting America's struggle with race relations at the forefront of her presidential campaign, joining with church members near the epicenter of violent protests in Ferguson, Missouri, as the na...
» North Korea sentences 2 South Koreans to hard labor
23/06/15 14:08 from CNN.com - World
Two South Korean citizens detained in North Korea on charges of spying have been sentenced to hard labor for life, the South Korean Ministry of Unification said Tuesday.
» Welthungerhilfe's annual report: Help Syria!
23/06/15 14:08 from Deutsche Welle: DW-WORLD.DE - Top Stories
Welthungerhilfe's mission is actually the long-term fight against world hunger, but the Syrian crisis has led the NGO rethink that mission. It says the situation there is a humanitarian catastrophe.
» Liberia Watches Nervously as Ebola Spreads Near Border
23/06/15 14:06 from Voice of America
Of the three West African countries hardest-hit by the Ebola outbreak, Liberia is the only one to be rid of the virus completely. When World Health Organization made the announcement last month, Liberians greeted the news with prayer, so...
» CNN goes inside liberated ISIS stronghold
23/06/15 14:06 from CNN.com - World
CNN Senior International Correspondent Arwa Damon gained exclusive access to a former ISIS stronghold that the U.S. helped liberate in Tal Abyad, Syria.
» Obama Speaks Out Against Religious Intolerance - Voice of America
23/06/15 14:03 from Google News - World
Voice of America Obama Speaks Out Against Religious Intolerance Voice of America President Barack Obama spoke out against religious prejudice Monday at a White House dinner celebrating the start of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. Seve...
» UN Chief: Saving Migrants’ Lives Must Be Top Priority
23/06/15 14:03 from Voice of America
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called on European parliamentarians to advocate for the protection of people who risk their lives to escape conflicts, persecution and poverty in hot spots of the world. Addressing the 47-...
» State Department: ISIS new leader among terror groups
23/06/15 14:03 from CNN.com - World
In the eyes of the State Department, ISIS is beating al Qaeda at being the world's leading terrorist group.
» French ferry workers burn tyres on Eurotunnel tracks - video
23/06/15 14:03 from World news: World news + Video | guardian.co.uk
French ferry workers protest on Tuesday by burning tyres on the Eurotunnel train tracks, forcing the suspension of services between France and the UK in both directions. The protest has caused long traffic jams outside Calais and has all...
» Confederate Flag Debate Spreads to Other States - New York Times
23/06/15 14:02 from Google News - Top Stories
NBCNews.com Confederate Flag Debate Spreads to Other States New York Times COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Charleston church massacre and the soul-searching it has set off in South Carolina has breathed new life into campaigns against Confederate s...
» White House Won't Bar Hostages' Families From Paying Ransoms
23/06/15 14:02 from WSJ.com: World News
The White House will create a new office to work with the families of hostage victims, making clear U.S. policy doesn’t bar them from negotiating with hostage takers or privately making ransom payments.
» Ohio police officer shoots 4-year-old girl while aiming at a charging dog
23/06/15 14:02 from The Independent - World RSS Feed
A police officer in Columbus, Ohio accidentally shot a four-year-old girl while aiming at a dog who was charging the officer.
» ISIS defeat could offer blueprint for success
23/06/15 14:01 from CNN.com - World
ISIS has been forced from one of its stronghold outposts, a key access point to its self-declared capital, where it was entrenched for two years. And the defeat along a vital stretch of terrain could be a potential blueprint for more mil...
» Pacific trade pact progresses on Senate vote - Reuters
23/06/15 14:01 from Google News - Top Stories
Reuters Pacific trade pact progresses on Senate vote Reuters WASHINGTON President Barack Obama's quest for a Pacific Rim trade deal to strengthen U.S. ties with Asia advanced on Tuesday, with the Senate moving toward a final vote on ...
» Governor: DNA found near prison is linked to escaped inmates
23/06/15 14:01 from AP Top Headlines At 7:05 a.m. EDT
BELLMONT, N.Y. (AP) -- DNA found just miles from a maximum-security prison is linked to the convicted murderers who escaped more than two weeks ago, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said, as searchers using dogs and helicopters on Tuesday continued to ...
» June 23, 2015
23/06/15 14:01 from Voice of America
A look at the best news photos from around the world.
» Ex-Dominican anti-drug official gets U.S. prison time for drug scheme
23/06/15 14:00 from Reuters: International
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former top official of the Dominican Republic's main counter-drug agency was sentenced on Tuesday to four years in a U.S. prison after pleading guilty to conspiring with drug traffickers to transport cocaine into t...
» EBay Bans the Sale of Confederate Flag Products 
23/06/15 14:00 from ABC News: ABCNews
Online auction giant eBay Inc. said today it will now ban the sale of the Confederate flag and its image.
» Taya Kyle on challenges facing military spouses
23/06/15 13:59 from Latest News
The conversation continues on 'Overtime'
» Fire kills 15 at Mexico elderly home
23/06/15 13:59 from BBC News - World
A fire at a care home for the elderly near Mexicali in north-western Mexico kills at least 15 people and injures five others.
» Greek offer to creditors stirs angry backlash at home
23/06/15 13:58 from Reuters: Top News
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek lawmakers reacted angrily on Tuesday to concessions Athens offered in debt talks and parliament's deputy speaker warned the proposals might be rejected, puncturing optimism that a deal to pull Greece back from th...
» Syrian Kurds seize town, army base once held by Islamic State - Toronto Star
23/06/15 13:57 from Google News - World
Toronto Star Syrian Kurds seize town, army base once held by Islamic State Toronto Star BEIRUT—Syrian Kurdish fighters and their allies on Tuesday captured a town once held by the Islamic State group, inching closer to the main IS strong...
» Warning from Pyongyang as UN opens office on North Korea human rights
23/06/15 13:56 from World news breaking world news latest world news from the US Europe Asia Australia Africa
Pyongyang describes the new office in Seoul as a grave provocation and has previously threatened "merciless punishment" against South Korea
» U.S. manufacturing may be ending slump; housing gains steam
23/06/15 13:56 from Reuters: Top News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A gauge of U.S. business investment spending plans rose in May, a tentative sign that the manufacturing sector was stabilizing after going into a slump late last summer.
» Taliban Launches Deadly Attack on Afghan Parliament
23/06/15 13:56 from Voice of America
Taliban militants attacked Afghanistan's parliament Monday, killing two civilians and wounding dozens of others. No lawmakers were among the casualties. VOA Afghan Service reporter Waheedullah Faisi Sapi has more from Kabul, in this repo...
» Demonstrators Held After Armenia Protest
23/06/15 13:55 from WSJ.com: World News
Authorities in Armenia’s capital dispersed protesters with water cannons and detained more than 230 people, clamping down on the first public discontent over economic hardships sparked by a recession in neighboring Russia.
» Eurotunnel to be closed all Tuesday - Eurostar - Reuters
23/06/15 13:55 from Google News - World
euronews Eurotunnel to be closed all Tuesday - Eurostar Reuters PARIS, June 23 The Eurostar passenger train service said Channel Tunnel operator Eurotunnel had told it the tunnel would be closed all day Tuesday after a strike by French f...
» UPDATE 2-Dick Van Patten of TV's 'Eight is Enough' dies at 86 - Reuters
23/06/15 13:55 from Google News - Top Stories
Slate Magazine UPDATE 2-Dick Van Patten of TV's 'Eight is Enough' dies at 86 Reuters (Adds other acting roles). By Will Dunham. June 23 (Reuters) - Dick Van Patten, who grew from a busy child actor on Broadway to be a mainsta...
» Auschwitz theft Britons released
23/06/15 13:54 from BBC News - World
Two British teenagers have apologised unreservedly for "picking up items without thinking" from the former Auschwitz death camp, their Cambridge school says.
» Calais migrants exploit port strike
23/06/15 13:54 from BBC News - World
A strike in the French port of Calais temporarily shuts the Channel Tunnel as hundreds of migrants exploit the chaos to try to reach the UK.
» Queen To See Concentration Camp On German Visit
23/06/15 13:54 from Sky News | World News | First For Breaking News
During their trip the royal couple will be visiting the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, which was liberated 70 years ago.
» Queen Elizabeth’s German journey: Visit with Merkel and her royal roots
23/06/15 13:54 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post
BERLIN — Queen Elizabeth II received a lavish welcome Tuesday to begin a three-day state visit that will bring the 89-year-old British monarch back in touch with her German roots and include a tête-à-tête with Chancellor Angela Merkel.Re...
» Women take over Wall Street
23/06/15 13:53 from Latest News
New movie by 'OITNB' star Alysia Reiner
» Clinton not 'personally involved' in Russian uranium deal?
23/06/15 13:53 from Latest News
Reaction from Laura Ingraham
» New York agrees on early budget, boosts police force
23/06/15 13:53 from Yahoo! News - Latest News & Headlines
New York City's mayor and City Council have reached agreement on early adoption of a more than $78.5 billion budget that includes hiring nearly 1,300 police officers by the end of next fiscal year in July 2016, city leaders said on ...
» Britain Holds Rwanda Spy Chief on Spanish War Crimes Charges - New York Times
23/06/15 13:53 from Google News - World
Telegraph.co.uk Britain Holds Rwanda Spy Chief on Spanish War Crimes Charges New York Times LONDON — The chief of Rwanda's intelligence service, who is wanted in Spain on war crimes charges, was being held in London on Tuesday after ...
» ISIS Video Claims to Show 15 Iraqis Killed
23/06/15 13:53 from WSJ.com: World News
Islamic State released a video that purports to show 15 Iraqi men being blown up and drowned after confessing to alleged crimes of espionage.
» U.S. Officials Warn Chinese Cyber Espionage Imperils Ties
23/06/15 13:52 from WSJ.com: World News
Top U.S. officials issued stern admonitions Tuesday about China’s behavior in cyberspace, warning it could threaten one of the most important geopolitical relationships in the world.
» White House to announce US won't prosecute hostages' families who pay ransom - Fox News
23/06/15 13:52 from Google News - Top Stories
Fox News White House to announce US won't prosecute hostages' families who pay ransom Fox News In a softening of longstanding policy, the Obama administration will tell families of Americans held by terror groups that they can co...
» eBay, Sears, Walmart ban flag
23/06/15 13:50 from CNN.com
Walmart, Sears, and eBay are banning the sale of Confederate flag merchandise from their stores.
» Move to reassure allies against Russian threat
23/06/15 13:48 from CNN.com
Tit-for-tat raises fears of greater conflict | NATO gets tough | Photos : U.S. troops in European exercises
» Rwanda's Intelligence Chief Arrested in U.K.
23/06/15 13:47 from WSJ.com: World News
British police have arrested Rwanda’s intelligence chief, Karenzi Karake, who is wanted in Spain for alleged war crimes following the African country’s 1994 genocide.
» Opinion: A legacy of courage
23/06/15 13:47 from CNN.com
» Video of house cat staring down Colorado mountain lion goes viral
23/06/15 13:47 from The Independent - World RSS Feed
A video of a furry, decidedly-unbothered cat staring down a large mountain lion as the predator paws at a kitchen window, has gone viral
» Skinny jeans put woman in hospital, says neurologist - CNET
23/06/15 13:47 from Google News - Top Stories
CNET Skinny jeans put woman in hospital, says neurologist CNET In a fascinating medical conclusion, an Australian neurologist says skinny jeans caused such weakness in a woman's ankles that she spent several hours lying on the ground...
» Nato to train Iraqi troops to fight Isil for first time since leaving the country
23/06/15 13:47 from World news breaking world news latest world news from the US Europe Asia Australia Africa
The last time Nato trained Iraqi troops was in 2011 but their support is again needed as the threat from Islamic State continues
» Prevent humanitarian tragedy in Dominican 
23/06/15 13:46 from CNN.com
My mother left the Dominican Republic in the late 1960s and came to New York City to create a better life for her children. I was born and raised in Washington Heights, but I lived in the Dominican Republic for several years as a child a...
» Protesters Renew March Against Electricity Prices in Armenia
23/06/15 13:46 from ABC News: ABCNews
Thousands of protesters renew march against electricity prices in Armenia, blocked by police
» Latest on Church Shooting: Senate Leader: Background Checks
23/06/15 13:46 from ABC News: ABCNews
The latest on Charleston shooting: US Senate leader calls for background checks for guns
» Juanes Honored to Sing for Pope Francis in Philadelphia
23/06/15 13:45 from ABC News: ABCNews
Juanes honored to sing for Pope Francis in Philadelphia; Bocelli also among musical performers
» This Family Went Around the World Without Flying
23/06/15 13:45 from ABC News: ABCNews
The Kirkby family went on the adventure of a lifetime all without ever getting on an airplane.
» Former Ballet Star Albert Evans Dies After Short Illness
23/06/15 13:45 from ABC News: ABCNews
Albert Evans, New York City Ballet star, dies after short illness
» White House to Release Review of Hostage Policies
23/06/15 13:44 from TIME: Top World Stories
According to reports, the president will also make it easier for the federal government to communicate with families of hostage victims
» 'Hero' soldier feted in Afghanistan
23/06/15 13:44 from BBC News - World
President Ashraf Ghani presents a new flat to a soldier for killing the Taliban insurgents who tried to storm parliament.
» New Claims of Child Sex Abuse by UN Peacekeepers in Africa
23/06/15 13:44 from ABC News: ABCNews
New allegations that UN peacekeepers sexually abused street kids in Central African Republic
» Bathing suits to knives: Confederate flag merchandise online - USA TODAY
23/06/15 13:44 from Google News - Top Stories
USA TODAY Bathing suits to knives: Confederate flag merchandise online USA TODAY In the aftermath of the racially charged massacre of nine black worshippers in Charleston, S.C. last week, major retailers Walmart and Sears announced they ...
» White House to Release Review of Hostage Policies - TIME
23/06/15 13:44 from Google News - Top Stories
TIME White House to Release Review of Hostage Policies TIME The White House will release a long-awaited review of U.S. hostage policy on Wednesday, spokesman Josh Earnest confirmed Tuesday. Earnest said the report would include a policy ...
» Dick Van Patten, who played 'Eight Is Enough' patriarch, dies at 86 - Los Angeles Times
23/06/15 13:43 from Google News - Top Stories
Los Angeles Times Dick Van Patten, who played 'Eight Is Enough' patriarch, dies at 86 Los Angeles Times Dick Van Patten, a stage and screen actor most famous for starring as loving father Tom Bradford in the television series “Ei...
» Andres Lopez Elorza, veterinarian, charged with smuggling heroin inside puppies
23/06/15 13:43 from stories: World
A Venezuelan veterinarian has been charged by Spanish authorities with smuggling nearly seven pounds of heroin inside a group of puppies. Andres Lopez Elorza, 33, was arrested Saturday in Santa Comba, a source within the Civil Guard told...
» Revealed: Why America Needs New, Super Usable Nuclear Weapons
23/06/15 13:43 from The National Interest
Zachary Keck Security, Americas America's existing nuclear arsenal isn't enough... The United States needs to develop more “usable” nuclear weapons to deter future conflict, according to a new think tank report. This week, the Center for...
» In Egypt, fearing the worst
23/06/15 13:43 from Deutsche Welle: DW-WORLD.DE - Top Stories
The Egyptian authorities are increasingly cracking down on activists and students. Hundreds have been detained in recent months and dozens disappeared. Naomi Conrad reports from Cairo.
» Mexico arrests Jalisco drug lord son
23/06/15 13:42 from BBC News - World
The Mexican authorities say they have arrested the son of one of the country's most wanted drug lords, from the Jalisco Generation cartel.
» Grant Goodeve pays tribute to Dick Van Patten
23/06/15 13:42 from Latest News
Actor remembers his co-star
» Turkish Parliament Looks for Unity
23/06/15 13:41 from WSJ.com: World News
Turkey’s first hung parliament since 2002 convened Tuesday with a daunting challenge: either form a coalition to govern or risk early elections.
» Australian Broadcasting Corporation admits to 'an error in judgement' after terror suspect is allowed to ask question during TV debate
23/06/15 13:41 from The Independent - World RSS Feed
Australia’s version of Question Time was in its final minutes when the camera moved to Zaky Mallah, a young man in the audience.
» ECB raises vital funds to Greek banks
23/06/15 13:41 from FT.com - World
Extension of less than €1bn seen as a sign of optimism for bailout deal between Athens and creditors
» British woman released after being held by al-Qaeda in Syria
23/06/15 13:41 from World news breaking world news latest world news from the US Europe Asia Australia Africa
A British woman with a long history of mental illness was captured by extremists after she reportedly travelled to Syria in the hope of exorcising her inner demons
» Greece Defends 'Harsh' Reforms It Promised Creditors
23/06/15 13:41 from ABC News: ABCNews
Greece's governing party lawmakers chafe at proposed reforms, government says had no choice
» Michael C. Hall to Step Into David Bowie's Shoes Onstage
23/06/15 13:40 from ABC News: ABCNews
Michael C. Hall to step into David Bowie's shoes in musical of 'The Man Who Fell to Earth'
» Teacher: Lowering Boy Into Trash Can Was Meant to Calm Him
23/06/15 13:40 from ABC News: ABCNews
Teacher accused of lowering child head-first into trash says she was trying to calm him
» Father???s Dramatic 911 Call Unmasks Young ISIS Recruit
23/06/15 13:39 from ABC News: ABCNews
See what he had to say.
» Fast-Track Trade Bill Clears Key Hurdle in Senate - Wall Street Journal
23/06/15 13:39 from Google News - Top Stories
Wall Street Journal Fast-Track Trade Bill Clears Key Hurdle in Senate Wall Street Journal WASHINGTON—The Senate on Tuesday gave President Barack Obama's trade agenda a big push forward, in a pivotal vote that clears the highest remai...
» Interim CEO of Jay Z's Tidal Leaves Streaming Service
23/06/15 13:39 from ABC News: ABCNews
Interim CEO of Jay Z's Tidal, Peter Tonstad, leaves streaming service
» Britain Holds Rwanda Spy Chief on Spanish War Crimes Charges
23/06/15 13:39 from NYT > International
The Rwandan intelligence chief, Karenzi Karake, is wanted on war crimes charges involving genocide and the killing of Spanish aid workers in the 1990s.
» Eye Opener: U.S. to send heavy weapons to Russia's backyard
23/06/15 13:38 from Home - CBSNews.com
Your world in 90 seconds
» Confederate flag: eBay joins Walmart as leading companies ban controversial merchandise
23/06/15 13:38 from The Independent - World RSS Feed
eBay marketplace will no longer sell Confederate flags in the wake of last week's Charleston shooting.
» Many Unaware of US Immigration Rule for Military Families
23/06/15 13:38 from Voice of America
There are many members of the U.S. armed forces who are still not aware of a year and a-half old change in immigration policy that allows undocumented relatives to avoid deportation. As VOA's Bernie Shusman reports from New York, even ma...
» Former New Mexico St, Illinois Coach Lou Henson Hospitalized
23/06/15 13:37 from ABC News: ABCNews
Weakened immune system lands former Illinois, NMSU coach Lou Henson in hospital
» Latest on church shooting: Miss. official on state's flag - Washington Post
23/06/15 13:37 from Google News - Top Stories
Baltimore Sun Latest on church shooting: Miss. official on state's flag Washington Post 1:15 p.m.. Mississippi's lieutenant governor says voters, not lawmakers, should decide whether to remove the Confederate battle emblem from t...
» RBS under fire at annual meeting
23/06/15 13:37 from BBC News - World
The Royal Bank of Scotland's chairman faced sharp criticism from shareholders at its annual meeting.
» Report: US hostage policy to allow families to pay ransoms
23/06/15 13:36 from Latest News
Is making changes the right thing to do?
» Burned Puppy Euthanized Because of Injuries
23/06/15 13:35 from ABC News: ABCNews
Burned puppy euthanized because of extensive injuries; $3,000 had been raised for treatment
» Obama clears trade powers hurdle
23/06/15 13:34 from FT.com - World
Senate vote comes after months of bitter debate and opposition from within the Democratic party
» Major Heat Wave in Southern Pakistan Kills Over 600 People
23/06/15 13:33 from ABC News: ABCNews
Pakistani official says death toll in southern province struck by heat wave has reached 622
» Barack Obama to soften 'broken' US hostage policy
23/06/15 13:33 from World news breaking world news latest world news from the US Europe Asia Australia Africa
Families will not be prosecuted for negotiating ransoms with groups like Islamic State
» Giant Basking Shark Caught In Australia
23/06/15 13:33 from World news
A rare, 6.3 meter basking shark is accidentally caught by fishermen off the coast of Victoria, Australia. The shark, weighing approximately 7716 pounds, has been donated to Museum Victoria for research.
» 'Jurassic World' Is An Above Average Sequel — Math Says So - FiveThirtyEight
23/06/15 13:32 from world - Google News
FiveThirtyEight 'Jurassic World ' Is An Above Average Sequel — Math Says So FiveThirtyEight But to my relief, “Jurassic World ” isn't a disappointment, it's a smash hit by the standards of sequels and reboots — and not ju...
» Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu calls for calm after Druze mob kills wounded Syrian they thought was an Islamist fighter
23/06/15 13:32 from The Independent - World RSS Feed
The Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has urged calm from Israel’s Druze minority after a Druze mob murdered a wounded Syrian who was being transported by military ambulance to an Israeli hospital.
» US sending tanks and armor to Europe - CNN
23/06/15 13:31 from Google News - World
RT US sending tanks and armor to Europe CNN (CNN) The U.S. military will be sending dozens of tanks, Bradley armored fighting vehicles and self-propelled howitzers to allied countries in the Baltics and Eastern Europe in response to Russ...
» Number affected by hack soars to 18M, agency head says nobody 'personally ... - Fox News
23/06/15 13:31 from Google News - Top Stories
Fox News Number affected by hack soars to 18M, agency head says nobody 'personally ... Fox News Fox News has learned that the number of victims of a pair of massive cyberattacks on U.S. government personnel files has soared to at lea...
» Bias Bash: Media take on Confederate flag debate
23/06/15 13:31 from Latest News
Was the press influential?
» California Hospital Sees Trio of Triplets Born in June
23/06/15 13:30 from ABC News: ABCNews
Central California hospital sees trio of triplets born in June with fourth set expected soon
» U.N. peacekeepers accused of abusing Central African Republic street children
23/06/15 13:29 from Reuters: International
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations peacekeepers have been accused of sexually abusing street children in the Central African Republic capital of Bangui and an investigation has been launched by the country that contributed the tro...
» Greece given four days to enact reforms
23/06/15 13:29 from FT.com - World
Tight deadline for parliament’s approval puts intense pressure on Tsipras
» Greece may deliver, but economists despair
23/06/15 13:28 from FT.com - World
Widespread doubts among analysts that measures will do much to address deep-rooted problems
» Titanic Composer Feared Dead In Plane Crash
23/06/15 13:28 from Sky News | World News | First For Breaking News
James Horner has not been heard from since the single-engine aircraft registered to him crashed in southern California.
» Putin Slams NGO Warning Russians Over Visiting Crimea
23/06/15 13:27 from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused an embattled consumer rights group that has cautioned Russians against traveling to Crimea of "serving the interests of foreign states."
» Conrad Hilton Accused of Violating Restraining Order
23/06/15 13:26 from ABC News: ABCNews
Conrad Hilton arrested at ex-girlfriend's home on suspicion of violating restraining order
» Police: 2-Year-Old Girl Left in Car, Dad Charged With Murder
23/06/15 13:26 from ABC News: ABCNews
Police: Father charged with murder in death of 2-year-old girl left in hot car for 16 hours
» Watch the trailer
23/06/15 13:26 from CNN.com
CNN Films Presents: Glen Campbell I'll Be Me. Sunday, June 28th 9P ET.
» 13 Senate Dems vote with GOP to advance trade bill
23/06/15 13:25 from Top Stories
Two Presidential candidates broke with the GOP and voted against advancing the bill.
» NFL Schooling Rookies on Life as Professionals
23/06/15 13:25 from ABC News: ABCNews
Marcus Mariota, other rookies getting crash course on professional life during NFL symposium
» Charlotte Hornets to Host NBA All-Star Game in 2017
23/06/15 13:24 from ABC News: ABCNews
NBA announces Michael Jordan's Charlotte Hornets will host the league's All-Star game in 2017
» Jailed Venezuela opposition leader Lopez ends hunger strike
23/06/15 13:24 from Reuters: International
CARACAS (Reuters) - Jailed Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez ended a 30-day hunger strike on Tuesday after one of his demands, that a date be set for this year's parliamentary election, was met.
» Years Into Common Core, Teachers Lament Lack of Materials
23/06/15 13:24 from ABC News: ABCNews
Years into Common Core learning standards, teachers lament a lack of good teaching materials
» Protesters Renew March Against Electricity Prices in Armenia - New York Times
23/06/15 13:23 from Google News - World
Business Recorder Protesters Renew March Against Electricity Prices in Armenia New York Times YEREVAN, Armenia — Several thousand demonstrators marched toward the presidential residence in the Armenian capital on Tuesday to protest a hik...
» Escapees' murder plot unraveled
23/06/15 13:20 from CNN.com
Escapees on 'most wanted' list | Photos: In the footsteps of the killers | How they escaped maximum security
» Queen and Prince Philip begin state visit to Germany - BBC News
23/06/15 13:20 from Google News - World
BBC News Queen and Prince Philip begin state visit to Germany BBC News The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh have arrived in Germany for a four-day state visit. The German air force escorted the Queen's plane to Berlin Tegel airport, a...
» Obama lobbies Democrats to support key trade deal
23/06/15 13:19 from Latest News
Priority for White House
» French Youth Minister sets out law to ban elderly politicians from clinging on to power into old age
23/06/15 13:19 from The Independent - World RSS Feed
In a country where train drivers retire at 50 and many other people retire at 60, France is notorious for having politicians who cling on into old age.
» Confederate statues at University of Texas hit by critics, vandals - Reuters
23/06/15 13:19 from Google News - Top Stories
USA TODAY Confederate statues at University of Texas hit by critics, vandals Reuters AUSTIN, Texas Statues of three Confederate leaders standing for decades at the University of Texas were vandalized with red paint amid fresh calls this ...
» Death toll from Pakistan heat wave soars past 600 - CBS News
23/06/15 13:18 from World - Google News
CBS News Death toll from Pakistan heat wave soars past 600 CBS News KARACHI, Pakistan - A senior Pakistani health official says the death toll in the country's southern Sindh province, which has been struck by a heat wave, has reache...
» Major heat wave in Pakistan kills more than 600 people - Fox News
23/06/15 13:17 from Google News - Top Stories
Fox News Major heat wave in Pakistan kills more than 600 people Fox News June 23, 2015: A Pakistani boy sprinkles water on his father who is suffering from heatstroke in Karachi, Pakistan. A scorching heat wave across southern Pakistan&#...
» Time to reevaluate our relationship with China?
23/06/15 13:15 from AEI » Latest Content
As the 7th annual US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) gets underway, parties will be challenged to address several critical issues facing the bilateral relationship including tensions in the South China Sea and a recent,...
» Obama trade agenda clears key Senate test vote - Fox News
23/06/15 13:14 from Google News - Top Stories
Fox News Obama trade agenda clears key Senate test vote Fox News FILE - In this June 16, 2015, file photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, , R-Ky., speaks to members of the media following the weekly Republican luncheon on Capito...
» Tough love: Clint denied son role in 'American Sniper'
23/06/15 13:14 from Latest News
Reaction from Taya Kyle: Not surprising
» Investigation opened in France after lamb genetically modified with jellyfish protein sold as meat
23/06/15 13:13 from The Independent - World RSS Feed
An investigation has been opened in France to find out how the meat of a lamb genetically modified with jellyfish protein made its way into the food supply
» WH hostage policy to change
23/06/15 13:13 from CNN.com
The White House will announce Wednesday a shift in their hostage policy and will now no longer threaten the families of hostages who pay ransom with criminal prosecution, according to a senior administration official.
» What It Would Take to Remove SC's Confederate Flag
23/06/15 13:13 from ABC News: ABCNews
Even though the governor has called for the Confederate flag to be removed from state Capitol grounds, it could still take months to remove, if at all.
» Nato strategy shifts to face Russia
23/06/15 13:13 from FT.com - World
Military alliance creates new rapid response force to offer more protection to eastern members
» Croatia election: Swastika on pitch during Euro 2016 qualifier with Italy is symbolic of the rise of the far right in the Balkan state
23/06/15 13:10 from The Independent - World RSS Feed
It was one of the biggest nights in Croatia’s sporting calendar: a European Championship qualifying match with Italy. In a game televised around the world, a gigantic swastika materialised on the pitch under the shocked gaze of European ...
» Changing tone on Confederate flag follows years of refusal
23/06/15 13:10 from Yahoo! News - Latest News & Headlines
For years, South Carolina lawmakers refused to revisit the Confederate flag on Statehouse grounds, saying the law that took it off the dome was a bipartisan compromise, and renewing the debate would unnecessarily expose divisive wounds.
» Meet the Newest 'Spider-Man' Tom Holland
23/06/15 13:09 from ABC News: ABCNews
And we have our new Spider-Man -- Tom Holland.
» Report: Cell Phone Data Provides Faster, Better Unemployment Results
23/06/15 13:09 from Voice of America
Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and other schools say they can use cell phone data to get a faster and more accurate understanding of unemployment. Scholars looked at cell phone records in a small Spanish town ...
» US won't prosecute hostages' families who pay ransom
23/06/15 13:09 from AP Top Headlines At 7:05 a.m. EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a softening of longstanding policy, the Obama administration will tell families of Americans held by terror groups that they can communicate with captors and even pay ransom without fear of prosecution - part of a b...
» U.S. sending tanks to Europe
23/06/15 13:08 from CNN.com
» Tit for tat raises fears of greater conflict
23/06/15 13:08 from CNN.com
The war of words between America and Russia is escalating. So, too, is the movement of implements of war -- from U.S. fighter jets to Russian nuclear weapons.
» Turkish MPs Sworn in as Coalition Questions Loom
23/06/15 13:08 from Voice of America
Turkey's parliament reconvened Tuesday with a swearing-in ceremony for the newly-elected deputies following the June 7 general election. Although the Justice and Development Party, or AKP, lost its parliamentary majority, President Recep...

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