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UK army parachutist rescues teammate after chute fail

UK army parachutist rescues teammate after chute fail

London – A parachutist with the British Army’s Red Devils stunt team rescued a fellow jumper in a midair drama after his parachute failed during a… Read More ›

8 million mummified animals, mostly dogs, in catacombs at Egypt site

8 million mummified animals, mostly dogs, in catacombs at Egypt site

  For centuries, dogs have been humans’ loyal, domesticated companions. They’ve been wild animals, doing what’s needed to survive. And in ancient Egypt, they served… Read More ›

India ties itself in knots over International Yoga Day

India ties itself in knots over International Yoga Day

  Hong Kong – The Sanskrit word “yoga” may mean union but, for some in India, yoga has never been more divisive. June 21 marks the… Read More ›

There’s a new 3rd-largest oil importer in the world

There’s a new 3rd-largest oil importer in the world

India is now the world’s third largest importer of crude oil after the United States and China. The country’s oil imports have steadily climbed along… Read More ›

US investors are lining up to short Chinese stocks in record numbers

US investors are lining up to short Chinese stocks in record numbers

A 150% plus rally in just 12 months, along with steep falls earlier this week, seems to be drawing out US-based China bears. In record… Read More ›

The US defense industry is reeling after the latest massive cyber attack

The US defense industry is reeling after the latest massive cyber attack

PARIS (Reuters) – U.S. weapons industry executives say they are disappointed and frustrated about a massive U.S. cyber breach that exposed sensitive information about millions… Read More ›

New York – New York City Says Verizon Did Not Keep FiOS Promise

New York – New York City Says Verizon Did Not Keep FiOS Promise

  New York –  New York City said Verizon Communications Inc has failed to fulfill its promise to extend its FiOS high-speed Internet, television and… Read More ›

400-year-old cannon among Spanish Armada relics found off Ireland

400-year-old cannon among Spanish Armada relics found off Ireland

More than four centuries after it sank to the sea bed, the secrets of a Spanish Armada wreck are being uncovered off the west coast… Read More ›

Europe fails to get a deal on Greece

Europe fails to get a deal on Greece

Another deadline, another day without a deal. European officials and the International Monetary Fund have failed to strike a deal on Greece’s bailout program, bringing… Read More ›

Thailand confirms its first case of MERS, death toll rises to 24 in South Korea

Thailand confirms its first case of MERS, death toll rises to 24 in South Korea

Thailand has confirmed its first case of MERS, representing a further spread of the deadly respiratory disease from the Middle East to eastern Asia, Thai… Read More ›

Ramadan begins for Muslims of Israel and the world.

Ramadan begins for Muslims of Israel and the world.

The 30-day fast is a month of purification in which many try to ‘quit lying, gossip and profanity’; for others, it is a way to… Read More ›

Arson suspected in fire at church on Sea of Galilee

Arson suspected in fire at church on Sea of Galilee

No damage inflicted to Church of the Multiplication, two people suffer smoke inhalation; fire crews investigating incident   A fire broke out at the Church… Read More ›

Container shippers are in serious trouble

Container shippers are in serious trouble

This is what two unnamed container shipping executives, one from an Asian carrier, the other from a European carrier, told the Wall Street Journal about… Read More ›

Brian Williams is staying at NBC, but Lester Holt will be the permanent ‘Nightly News’ anchor

Brian Williams is staying at NBC, but Lester Holt will be the permanent ‘Nightly News’ anchor

  Newsman Brian Williams has reportedly reached an agreement with NBC to remain at the network, but not at the “Nightly News” desk. CNN reports… Read More ›

The US is reportedly changing the face of the $10 bill

The US is reportedly changing the face of the $10 bill

Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew announced on Wednesday that the Bureau of Engraving and Printing will replace the current portrait of Alexander Hamilton from… Read More ›

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – Muslims Worldwide To Mark The Start Of Ramadan

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – Muslims Worldwide To Mark The Start Of Ramadan

  Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – Muslims around the world will mark the start of Ramadan on Thursday, a month of intense prayer, dawn-to-dusk fasting and… Read More ›

New York – Escape Highlights Relationships Between Inmates, Prison Employees

New York – Escape Highlights Relationships Between Inmates, Prison Employees

  New York – Reports that a sexual relationship had developed between two escaped New York inmates and a prison employee who has been charged… Read More ›

New York – NY Auto Dealers To Pay $14 Million For Selling Illegal Services

New York – NY Auto Dealers To Pay $14 Million For Selling Illegal Services

  New York – Three New York auto dealers have agreed to pay nearly $14 million to customers who were unlawfully sold credit repair, identity… Read More ›

The king with 100 wives

The king with 100 wives

  Abumbi II, the 11th fon, or king, of Bafut, Cameroon, has close to 100 wives. They weren’t all his to start. According to local… Read More ›

Carter, Dempsey paint bleak picture of Iraq situation

Carter, Dempsey paint bleak picture of Iraq situation

Washington – America’s two top defense officials presented a dismal outlook on the situation in Iraq Wednesday during testimony before the House Armed Services Committee, even… Read More ›