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  • U.S. worries Russian humanitarian operation in Syria may be 'ruse'
    Reuters

    U.S. worries Russian humanitarian operation in Syria may be 'ruse'

    By Arshad Mohammed and Suleiman Al-Khalidi WASHINGTON/BEIRUT (Reuters) - The United States is trying to determine whether a Russian plan for a humanitarian operation in Syria is sincere, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday, adding that if it proves a "ruse" it could ruin cooperation

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  • Russia has motive, capability and form for U.S. email hack
    Reuters

    Russia has motive, capability and form for U.S. email hack

    By Andrew Osborn MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin says it had zero involvement in the hacking of Democratic Party emails while U.S. officials say the hack originated in Russia. Seen through Kremlin eyes, Moscow would only be doing what it feels the United States has been doing to it for years anyway

  • Canada couple freed in terror entrapment case swiftly rearrested
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    Canada couple freed in terror entrapment case swiftly rearrested

    By Julie Gordon VANCOUVER (Reuters) - A Canadian judge freed a couple found guilty of planting homemade bombs at a crowded Canada Day holiday party in 2013, saying on Friday the "unsophisticated" pair were entrapped by police who themselves broke the law in their sting operation. The peace

  • Christian Science Monitor

    From Melania to Hillary, political tradition of cribbing quotes is thriving

    Various forms of the spurious quotation (often including such purple prose as “pulpits aflame with righteousness”) have been circulating for decades. It is unclear where it all started, except that we do know that these words appear nowhere in Tocqueville’s works.

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    Retirement Money: Should I Take It or Wait?

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  • Christian Science Monitor

    New Sandy Hook school balances beauty and safety

    Four years after the Sandy Hook massacre, the new Sandy Hook Elementary School is opening: redesigned to be attractive, but also safe. The new site features no obvious memorial of the horrendous events that took place in the former, circa 1956 school that occupied the same land in 2012, when a disturbed

  • Christian Science Monitor

    What's behind Indonesia's executions of drug traffickers?

    Indonesia executed four people, including three foreigners, by firing squad on Friday in the latest round of executions for drug offenses carried out by the government. The executions came just past midnight in a prison on the island of Nusakambangan, off the coast of Java Island. Indonesian authorities

  • Christian Science Monitor

    Officer says prosecutors silenced him about Sandra Bland case

    A Texas police officer present during part of Sandra Bland’s arrest last summer has told the Houston Chronicle that the local district attorney’s office declined to allow him to testify before a grand jury about the controversial traffic stop. Three days after a state trooper stopped Ms. Bland, who

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  • Associated Press

    Australian leader launches inquiry into teen detainee abuse

    SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's prime minister has called for an investigation into allegations that teenagers were abused at a juvenile detention center in the country's north.

  • Lawyer: 8 Turkish military personnel being sent to Athens
    Associated Press

    Lawyer: 8 Turkish military personnel being sent to Athens

    THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — One of the Greek lawyers for eight Turkish military personnel who fled to Greece last week aboard a helicopter after last week's failed coup in their country says they are being transferred to Athens.

  • Several Jordanian troops killed, hurt in car bomb attack
    Associated Press

    Several Jordanian troops killed, hurt in car bomb attack

    AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A car bomb exploded on the Syrian-Jordanian border early on Tuesday, the Jordanian military said, killing and wounding several Jordanian border guards in an attack that raised new questions about the pro-Western kingdom's stability.

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  • Associated Press

    Top Asian News 4:51 a.m. GMT

    BEIJING (AP) — Beijing has criticized new European tariffs on Chinese steel as "unjustifiable" protectionism coming just weeks after commerce ministers from G20 nations pledged to promote free trade. The European Union said Friday it had set definitive anti-dumping duties on certain Chinese

  • China slams higher European steel tariffs as unjustified
    Associated Press

    China slams higher European steel tariffs as unjustified

    BEIJING (AP) — Beijing has criticized new European tariffs on Chinese steel as "unjustifiable" protectionism coming just weeks after commerce ministers from G20 nations pledged to promote free trade.

  • Irving helps US to ugly 80-45 win over Venezuela
    Associated Press

    Irving helps US to ugly 80-45 win over Venezuela

    CHICAGO (AP) — Moments after his successful return to Chicago with the U.S. national team, Jimmy Butler pulled on a T-shirt with a picture of Brazilian soccer star Pele on the front.

  • What Causes Heartburn

    What Causes Heartburn

    Wondering What Causes Heartburn? Learn About Causes of Heartburn, Including the Types of Food That Can Trigger Heartburn.

  • Stevenson stops Williams in fourth round to retain title
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    Stevenson stops Williams in fourth round to retain title

    QUEBEC CITY (AP) — Adonis Stevenson stopped Thomas Williams Jr. in the fourth round Friday night to successfully defend his WBC light heavyweight title.

  • Djokovic advances, Raonic falls in Toronto quarterfinals
    Associated Press

    Djokovic advances, Raonic falls in Toronto quarterfinals

    TORONTO (AP) — Milos Raonic couldn't hide his disappointment.

  • Clinton, Trump take gloves off in White House slog
    AFP

    Clinton, Trump take gloves off in White House slog

    Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump traded insults at opposite ends of the country, taking their fight for the White House to rival battleground states and portraying starkly different visions of America. Clinton followed her historic acceptance speech on Thursday as the first woman presidential nominee

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  • Reuters

    China asks South Sudan to punish those responsible for Chinese peacekeeper deaths

    China's foreign minister Wang Yi met his counterpart from South Sudan and asked him to quickly identify and punish those responsible for killing two Chinese soldiers in the capital of Juba, according to an article on the foreign ministry's website. Two Chinese peacekeepers were killed and several

  • Associated Press

    Stephan Jaeger follows record 58 with 65 on Web.com Tour

    HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) — Stephan Jaeger backed up his record 12-under 58 with a 65 on Friday, giving him a five-stroke lead halfway through the Web.com Tour's Ellie Mae Classic.

  • Ortega tightens grip on Nicaragua
    AFP

    Ortega tightens grip on Nicaragua

    Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega won even more control over the levers of his nation when 28 opposition lawmakers were ousted from parliament by electoral authorities. Ortega, a former leftwing rebel seen as an authoritarian leader, is standing for re-election to a third term in November elections

  • Is Your Portfolio Truly Diversified?

    Is Your Portfolio Truly Diversified?

    Many people rely on a traditional 60% stock/40% bond allocation. But adding alternatives to the mix may better help you meet your goals. Learn how.

  • Former Brazilian President Silva to stand trial
    Associated Press

    Former Brazilian President Silva to stand trial

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian judge has accepted charges against former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva for allegedly obstructing a corruption investigation involving state-run oil giant Petrobras, clearing the way for one of the country's best-known political figures to stand trial.

  • Brazilian drug lord turns jail cell into luxury suite
    AFP

    Brazilian drug lord turns jail cell into luxury suite

    Paraguayan authorities got a surprise when they raided a Brazilian drug lord's jail cell... and found a three-room luxury suite complete with library, kitchen, conference room and plasma TV. Jarvis Chimenes Pavao, considered one of South America's most dangerous drug traffickers, had been serving

  • Associated Press

    Top Asian News 3:16 a.m. GMT

    BEIJING (AP) — Beijing has criticized new European tariffs on Chinese steel as "unjustifiable" protectionism coming just weeks after commerce ministers from G20 nations pledged to promote free trade. The European Union said Friday it had set definitive anti-dumping duties on certain Chinese

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  • Crews battle to quell California wildfire near Big Sur coast
    Reuters

    Crews battle to quell California wildfire near Big Sur coast

    By Michael Fiala CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA, Calif. (Reuters) - Firefighters battled for an eighth day on Friday to quell a deadly blaze near California's renowned Big Sur coast that has destroyed dozens of homes, threatened hundreds more and forced several state parks to close at the height of summer tourist

  • Chinese table tennis domination leads to exodus of talent
    Associated Press

    Chinese table tennis domination leads to exodus of talent

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's top female table tennis player, China-born Jeon Ji-hee, has an easy explanation for why she had to leave her homeland to compete in the game she loves.

  • Associated Press

    Injury forces 15-year-old South Korean gymnast out of Rio

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean gymnast Lee Go-im will miss next month's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro after fracturing her left arm during training at an Olympic venue.