Israel steps up bombardment of Gaza

BBC News - 26 min 26 sec ago
More than 100 Palestinians die, officials say, as Israel intensifies its Gaza bombardment and warns of a long conflict ahead.
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Twitter reports widening losses

BBC News - 30 min 1 sec ago
Micro-blogging service Twitter reports a second-quarter loss of $145m - triple the loss it reported from the same period a year ago - but better than expected user growth.
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US and EU expand sanctions on Russia

BBC News - 39 min 9 sec ago
President Barack Obama says new, co-ordinated sanctions from the US and EU will continue to make Russia's "weak economy even weaker".
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China spies 'hacked Canada agency'

BBC News - 49 min 7 sec ago
A prominent Canadian government research organisation has been attacked by Chinese hackers, the government says.
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House panel condemns Obama for prisoner swap

Fox News - 50 min 55 sec ago

A House panel has voted to condemn President Barack Obama for the May swap of five Taliban leaders for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held prisoner in Afghanistan for five years.

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Senate confirms McDonald as VA secretary

Fox News - 1 hour 28 min ago

The Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald as the new Veterans Affairs secretary, with a mission to overhaul an agency beleaguered by long veterans' waits for health care and VA workers falsifying records to cover up delays.

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Death threats to Amazon tribe leader

BBC News - 1 hour 28 min ago
One of Brazil's most prominent indigenous leaders, Davi Kopenawa of the Yanomami people, calls for police protection following a series of death threats.
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England make India batsmen struggle

BBC News - 1 hour 30 min ago
James Anderson and Stuart Broad help England continue to dominate India on day three of the third Test at Southampton.
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MH17 parents 'angry and frustrated'

BBC News - 1 hour 36 min ago
The parents of one of the MH17 crash victims say after meeting David Cameron they are "angry and frustrated" at not knowing what has happened to their son's body.
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Judge delays his ruling against DC handgun ban

Fox News - 1 hour 39 min ago

A federal judge who struck down the District of Columbia's ban on carrying handguns outside the home has stopped his ruling from going into effect for about three months so city lawmakers can respond with new legislation.

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Corruption trial for former Virginia governor, wife opens with bombshell

Fox News - 1 hour 55 min ago

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen mounted a deeply personal defense at the start of their corruption trial in Richmond on Tuesday, with the attorney for the former first lady saying she was taken advantage of by a wealthy businessman whom she had a “crush” on.

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Jury awards Ventura $1.8M in defamation case

Fox News - 2 hours 1 min ago

A jury awarded former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura $1.8 million Tuesday in his lawsuit against the estate of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle.

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US appeals panel strikes down Mississippi abortion law

Fox News - 2 hours 15 min ago

A federal appeals court panel has ruled that a Mississippi law that would close the state's only abortion clinic is unconstitutional.

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Obama announces new sanctions on Russia, joined by EU

Fox News - 2 hours 18 min ago

President Obama on Tuesday announced a new round of U.S. sanctions on Russia's energy, finance and arms sectors, in a bid to use Russia's economy as leverage to compel Moscow to stop fueling the deadly conflict in Ukraine.

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CAR crisis: Meeting the rebel army chief

BBC News - 2 hours 36 min ago
Why CAR's rebels are turning their backs on the nation state
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Kurdish oil tanker in US seizure

BBC News - 2 hours 38 min ago
An oil tanker carrying $100m of Iraqi Kurdish oil off the coast of Texas is set to be seized by US marshals after a judge approved a seizure request from the Iraqi government.
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Tevez stepfather freed after kidnap

BBC News - 2 hours 50 min ago
The stepfather of Argentine football star Carlos Tevez is freed after being kidnapped on the outskirts of Buenos Aires and held for eight hours.
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Tax challenge to ObamaCare rejected

Fox News - 3 hours 12 min ago

In the latest effort to sidetrack ObamaCare, a federal appeals court on Tuesday rejected a challenge by a conservative group that said Congress imposed new taxes unconstitutionally when it created the Affordable Care Act.

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West Africa flight ban over Ebola

BBC News - 3 hours 18 min ago
A West African airline halts flights to Liberia and Sierra Leone amid concern about Ebola as a leading doctor dies of the virus in Sierra Leone.
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Liberia bans football over Ebola

BBC News - 4 hours 3 min ago
Liberia suspends all football activities in an effort to control the spread of Ebola, as the number of people killed by the virus in West Africa reaches 672.
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Rumors continue 60 years after Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin's death. Did he die as a result of a stroke or was he assassinated by a member or members of his inner circle?