Landslide buries Indian village; at least 24 dead
Colorado man dies when trailer collapses in wind
Argentina slides into default as debt talks fail
Landslide hits Indian village, killing at least 21
Asian markets drift after US Fed stays course
First lady asks leaders to change gender attitudes
Russia says U.S. accusations over nuclear treaty 'unfounded'
Russia on Wednesday dismissed Washingtons accusations that it has violated the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Treaty as unfounded, and said it had its own complaints against the United States over the treaty. This includes... production of armed drones by the Americans, which...fall
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Guatemala buries massacre victims
The remains of 31 indigenous Ixil Mayans, killed in 1982 at the height of the Guatemala civil war, are buried in a ceremony in the countrys north-west.
Kiribati claims historic medal
Weightlifter David Katoatau earns Kiribati its first ever Games medal with gold in 105kg as Ben Watson wins bronze.
Portuguese bank in 3.6bn euros loss
Portugals troubled lender, Banco Espirito Santo, reports a bigger-than-expected loss of 3.6bn euros for the first six months of the year.
NZ lawmakers back match-fixing bill
New Zealand lawmakers back a bill making match-fixing a crime punishable by up to seven years in prison, as it prepares to host major sporting events.
Australia's head coach suspended
Head coach of Australian Athletics Eric Hollingsworth has been suspended for publicly criticising the teams star hurdler Sally Pearson.
Race to find India landslide missing
Rescue workers in western India worked through the night to locate survivors of a landslide that has claimed at least 21 lives and buried some 40 homes.
Leaders meet to discuss MH17 access
Malaysian and Dutch leaders to meet later to discuss securing full access to the crash site of MH17 in eastern Ukraine, two weeks after the plane went down.
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'Shrapnel was falling like rain'
A number of shells fell Thursday next to a U.N. school housing displaced residents -- a day after another school-turned-shelter was hit by artillery, killing more than a dozen people.
Bieber v. Bloom: Feud fuels buzz
Justin Bieber tweeted Keeping it positive just hours after a clash in a Spanish nightclub with Orlando Bloom on Wednesday.
Cops: Man planned to eat girlfriend's dog
Onyx was 9 months old, black and white, part dachshund and part chihuahua. She was a family dog, one that Mandy Malone kept in part to play with her grandchildren.
Will John Kerry friend India's Modi?
Ravi Agrawal says the U.S. secretary of state is on the right track in pushing economic ties between the worlds two largest democracies
Little girl has a morality meltdown
Watch 5-year olds meltdown over age and death. Jeanne Moos reports on a sis who doesnt want her bro ever to grow up.
A quest to find her own Ryan Gosling
A girl held an audition for the perfect boyfriend, but the guys didnt know she was looking for an actual boyfriend.
Israel targeted, saved Hamas leader
They call themselves the resistance.
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LABOR WAR Port union gets aggressive in Washington dispute
FLASHBACK: Billions at risk as West Coast port contract ends
Argentina enters default after failing to make deal with creditors
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Lawyer sues GM on behalf of 658 plaintiffs over faulty ignition switches
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Peace Corps evacuating volunteers from 3 West African countries over Ebola outbreak - DR. MANNY(...)
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EXCLUSIVE Brazen gangs of smugglers take aim at US border cops
PHOTOS: Report reveals disturbing trend of brazen attacks against border security
Family members of Benghazi victims confident House probe will produce truth
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Democrats join growing group of lawmakers calling for military aid to Ukraine - Official: Rebel(...)
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Anti-Jewish slogans return to the streets in Germany as Mideast protests sweep Europe
BERLIN — Before the start of a pro-Palestinian rally — one of the scores being staged almost daily here since Israel launched its offensive in Gaza — an organizer on a bullhorn yelled out the do’s and don’ts as ordered
Uighur scholar charged with separatism amid new violence in western China
BEIJING — A prominent Uighur scholar was formally charged with separatism Wednesday and will face trial in Xinjiang, even as conflicting accounts of violence in the restive Chinese region have emerged from Uighurs and the government. Read full article >>
In Gaza, 11 members of a Palestinian family are killed in a single strike
JABALYA, Gaza Strip — The Balatas, like many Palestinian families, disliked Israel but also sought to distance themselves from Hamas. For more than three weeks, as the conflict has stretched on, the Balatas’ lives have revolved around how to best
Kerry urges Afghan presidential candidates to put power-sharing agreement to work
Secretary of State John F. Kerry appealed to both candidates in Afghanistan’s disputed presidential election to translate the broad power-sharing agreement they reached with him early this month into a working relationship they can carry into a new government, “whoever
Razing of Mosul’s shrines sparks first signs of resistance against Islamic State
BAGHDAD – As al-Qaeda-inspired militants have reduced Mosul’s ancient religious shrines to rubble in recent weeks, their support has also crumbled, with popular outrage producing the first signs of resistance in the Iraqi city. Read full article >>
WorldViews: I wouldn’t live here: Israeli soldier patrolling a border town near Gaza
NETIV HAASARA, Israel — This is one of those sleepy little Zionist farm towns, filled with Jews who confess they page through seed catalogs as much as the Torah. They live a mile or two from the Gaza border. They joke
WorldViews: Watch: U.N. official breaks down over deaths of Palestinian children
As my colleagues report, Palestinian officials and a U.N. agency say Israeli artillery shells on Wednesday hit a U.N.-run school that was sheltering Palestinian families, killing at least 20. A U.N. statement pinned the blame on the Israeli military, which
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Moscow fights back after sanctions; battle rages near Ukraine crash site
MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) - Russia fought back on Wednesday over new U.S. and EU sanctions imposed over Ukraine even as G7 leaders warned of further steps, while Ukraines government accused pro-Russian rebels of placing land mines near the site of a
Gaza toll soars as Israel 'days' from completing tunnel hunt
GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel pressed ahead with its Gaza offensive saying it was days from achieving its core goal of destroying all Islamist guerrilla cross-border attack tunnels, but a soaring Palestinian civilian toll has triggered international alarm.
Temporary ceasefire in Tripoli, 75 bodies found in Benghazi
BENGHAZI/TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Rival Libyan militias fighting for control of Tripolis airport agreed to a temporary ceasefire on Wednesday to allow firefighters to try to control a huge blaze at a fuel depot hit by a rocket.
Exclusive: Cuomo intervened in BNP deal to get $1 billion more for NY state fund
(Reuters) - Only days before U.S. authorities reached a landmark $8.97 billion settlement with BNP Paribas over the bank’s dealings with countries subject to U.S. sanctions, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo intervened to ensure the state government got a much
Fed nods to firmer prices yet still focused on labor weakness
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve on Wednesday reaffirmed it was in no rush to raise interest rates, even as it upgraded its assessment of the U.S. economy and expressed some comfort that inflation was moving up toward its target.
Argentina fails to reach debt agreement, default looms
BUENOS AIRES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Argentina failed to strike a deal to avert its second default in more than 12 years after talks with holdout creditors ended without a settlement on Wednesday.
House Republicans vote to sue Obama over healthcare law
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday cleared the way for the launch of a lawsuit accusing President Barack Obama of overstepping his authority in carrying out his signature healthcare law.
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Rand Paul speaks to young libertarians
Maybe there is a third way, Paul said at the Young Americans for Liberty rally.       
Who's watching the kids when parents get arrested?
Deputy AG: Guidelines for protecting children is an idea whose time has come.       
Suspect shot, caught in slaying of Minn. police officer
Police confirm Mendota Heights officer killed; suspect in custody.       
Stabbing of transgender teen possible hate crime
Police say suspect made bias-motivated comments before incident on Metro train.       
Christie: N.J. pension promises can't be kept
Governor invokes Detroit to indicate states situation is dire, says benefits must be cut.       
Did boys lie about agent's gun? Scout leader says no
The Scouts claim a Border Patrol agent pointed a gun at them as they crossed into Alaska.     
One killed as plane strikes San Diego shopping center
Small plane crashes into San Diego shopping center; one woman dead, another injured       
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'Internet of Things' Devices Vulnerable to Attack: Report
A new study finds that the Internet of Things often lacks common security features, leaving devices and possibly your home open to attack.
Bank of America Hit With $1.3 Billion Penalty
The company said it was exploring an appeal, saying it bought the Countrywide division after the fraud ended.
'Sharknado 2' Had Bite: The Best, Worst and Weirdest Moments
Wednesday nights sequel to 2013s goofy summer hit, Sharknado, reunited Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, and a whole mess of storm-flung sharks.
Toddler Dies After Becoming Trapped in Hot Car
The 3-year-old boy climbed into a Toyota Camry in the Sylmar section of Los Angeles, and couldnt escape, police said.
In the Spotlight: Athletes Take On Commonwealth Games
Lights flare as Harry Owen of Wales performs on the rings during the Mens All-Around gymnastics competition during the Commonwealth Games.
Defense Builds Case in Fatal Porch Shooting Trial
Theodore Wafers defense team challenged Dearborn Heights, Michigan, police on whether they had properly handled the investigation.
Star Witness in Ex-Governor Corruption Trial Takes Stand
The former CEO at the heart of the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell took the stand for the first time Wednesday.
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Suicide Bomber From U.S. Came Home Before Attack
The difficulty learning about an American suicide bomber in Syria illustrates the problems law enforcement officials face in trying to identify the Westerners believed to have been trained by Islamic militants.
Israeli Shells Are Said to Hit a U.N. School
At least 20 people who had gone to the shelter seeking protection from the fighting were killed when what appeared to be four shells struck it.
Senate Opens Debate on Border Crisis Legislation
The Democratic proposal would allocate $2.7 billion toward what both President Obama and lawmakers have called an urgent humanitarian crisis.
New York State Sheriffs Shying Away From Immigration Detention
Authorities have asked state law enforcement agencies to hold immigrant detainees for up to 48 hours after they were scheduled for release, but at least nine sheriffs in the state have vowed to follow a proposal to refuse these requests.
Disruptions: Digital Weddings 2.0: Hashtags and Retweets
For brides and grooms: To hashtag or not to hashtag, that is the question.
Arab Leaders Silent, Viewing Hamas as Worse Than Israel
Led by Egypt, a coalition of Arab states has effectively lined up with Israel in its fight against Hamas, posing new obstacles to efforts to end the Gaza conflict.
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Lone Seattle Police Officer Responsible for 80% of City’s Marijuana Citations
Cop in question reportedly issued 66 of 83 marijuana tickets handed out in the Emerald City during the first half of 2014
10 Networking Tips That Will Make You a Success
Everyone needs to network. And I mean everyone. What determines whether a drug dealer dies or becomes a kingpin? Yup – the size of his network. Networking is one of the 10 things I recommend people do every week. Research
Sharknado 2: The Best and Worst Moments
Gory deaths, celebrity cameos, groan-inducing one-liners — The Second One had it all
Former Detroit Tiger Charged with Sexual Assault of Michigan Woman
Evan Reed is accused of sexually assaulting a 45-year-old woman in late March, while knowing the victim was physically helpless or mentally incapacitated or mentally incapable to consent
Johnson and Johnson Urging Doctors to Steer Clear of Hysterectomy Device
The device, studies show, can spread some forms of uterine cancer and lower chances of survival
HBO Slated to Run 6-Hour David Simon Miniseries
The six-hour miniseries will be based off of the 1999 book Show Me A Hero by Lisa Belkin
Cinema Verite Documentarian Robert Drew Dies at 90
(SHARON, Conn.) — Robert Drew, a pioneer of the modern documentary who in “Primary” and other movies mastered the intimate, spontaneous style known as cinema verite and schooled a generation of influential directors that included D.A. Pennebaker and Albert Maysles,
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Jessica Barrymore, half sister of Drew Barrymore, found dead at 47
Jessica Barrymore, a half sister of actress-producer Drew Barrymore, was found dead early Tuesday in a car in National City, California, near San Diego.
Advocates want answers in 2010 immigrant's death
Latino, immigrant and civil rights advocates, concerned that no arrests have been made in a 2010 slaying of one immigrant and an attack on another in Shirley, called Wednesday for Suffolk police to solve the crimes and for federal officials
Jessica Barrymore, half sister of Drew Barrymore, found dead at 47
Jessica Barrymore, a half sister of actress-producer Drew Barrymore, was found dead early Tuesday in a car in National City, California, near San Diego.
Chaminade coach Stephen Boyd mentoring Jets' Demario Davis
It is a few minutes after practice, and Demario Davis is demonstrating the technique he learned over the summer from Stephen Boyd, the former Valley Stream Central football star who coaches Chaminade. It is a stunningly simple change, yet one
Southampton hires consultant to evaluate police force
Southampton Town has hired policing experts to study staffing and scheduling issues in its police department that have divided rank-and-file officers and town officials for years.
Long Beach seeks U.S. attorney probe into police lawsuit against city
The Long Beach city manager Wednesday asked the U.S. attorneys office to investigate and prosecute six Long Beach police officers and their lawyer, alleging they embellished several emails included in a $39 million lawsuit against the city.
Cops: 1 dead, 1 injured in Calverton skydiving accident
One person was killed and another seriously injured Wednesday in a skydiving accident in Calverton, Riverhead police said.
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