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New York – Some LaGuardia, JFK Airport Workers To Strike On Wednesday

New York – Some LaGuardia, JFK Airport Workers To Strike On Wednesday

  New York –  Some security workers and baggage handlers at New York’s John F. Kennedy International and LaGuardia airports plan to strike starting on… Read More ›

Condemned Mumbai bomber Yakub Memon loses last appeal

Condemned Mumbai bomber Yakub Memon loses last appeal

  New Delhi – India’s supreme court has rejected the final appeal by a condemned prisoner slated for execution next week for his involvement in… Read More ›

Excavator operator pleads guilty in Philadelphia building collapse

Excavator operator pleads guilty in Philadelphia building collapse

  The man who was operating an excavator in the demolition of a Philadelphia building that caused a deadly collapse has pleaded guilty to charges… Read More ›

After 600 days, China returns passport to artist Ai Weiwei

After 600 days, China returns passport to artist Ai Weiwei

Hong Kong – Chinese artist and rights activist Ai Weiwei could soon be on the move again. On Wednesday, the avid-Instagrammer posted a photo of himself… Read More ›

Poll: Most Americans don’t believe Iran will uphold nuke deal

Poll: Most Americans don’t believe Iran will uphold nuke deal

New survey finds close to half disapprove of agreement and think it will have little effect on US-Iran ties   A majority of Americans have… Read More ›

Hackers threaten to release names from adultery website

Hackers threaten to release names from adultery website

A dating website that helps married people cheat has been hit by hackers who threatened to release information about millions of customers. Ashley Madison, which… Read More ›

Grooveshark cofounder, 28, found dead in his home

Grooveshark cofounder, 28, found dead in his home

  Josh Greenberg, a cofounder of the online music-streaming site Grooveshark, was found dead in his home, according to the Gainesville Police Department. He was… Read More ›

KKR is about to take a big tech company public

KKR is about to take a big tech company public

  Private equity firm KKR’s big bet on tech is finally going to pay off. Privately-held transaction processing company First Data filed paperwork for its… Read More ›

Uber just threw down the gauntlet to New York City’s mayor

Uber just threw down the gauntlet to New York City’s mayor

  Uber has an offer for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio: Let’s talk. In a letter to de Blasio, Uber NYC general Manager Josh… Read More ›

Teenager controls HIV infection without drugs for more than 12 years

Teenager controls HIV infection without drugs for more than 12 years

  A French teenager infected at birth with HIV has shown the ability to control levels of the infection in her body — without being… Read More ›

One-time aide to China’s ex-president accused of corruption, report says

One-time aide to China’s ex-president accused of corruption, report says

  Chinese authorities have arrested a former top official in a corruption investigation after expelling him from the ruling Communist Party, state-run Xinhua news agency… Read More ›

US lawmakers rail against ‘inappropriate’ UN vote on Iran deal

US lawmakers rail against ‘inappropriate’ UN vote on Iran deal

Legislators from both parties disappointed that administration endorsed Security Council resolution before Congress reviews controversial accord   WASHINGTON — A powerful US senator leading the… Read More ›

John Kerry, who knows something about having his war record attacked, savages Donald Trump

John Kerry, who knows something about having his war record attacked, savages Donald Trump

  Secretary of State John Kerry came to the defense late Saturday night of Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona), whose combat record had come under fire… Read More ›

Gold just got destroyed

Gold just got destroyed

It’s Monday, Japanese markets are closed and the gold price has just suffered a mini “flash crash”. At 11.25am AEST the spot price suddenly tumbled… Read More ›

Barclays is reportedly planning to cut more than 30,000 jobs

Barclays is reportedly planning to cut more than 30,000 jobs

  (Reuters) – Barclays Plc plans to cut more than 30,000 jobs within two years after firing Chief Executive Antony Jenkins this month, The Times… Read More ›

Berlin – Merkel Defends Frank Talk That Brought Girl To Tears

Berlin – Merkel Defends Frank Talk That Brought Girl To Tears

  Berlin –  Chancellor Angela Merkel is defending her frank talk with a Palestinian refugee that brought the girl to tears — and has found… Read More ›

Sanliurfa, Turkey – In An IS Training Camp, Children Told: Behead The Doll

Sanliurfa, Turkey – In An IS Training Camp, Children Told: Behead The Doll

  Sanliurfa, Turkey – The children were each given a doll and a sword. Then they were lined up, more than 120 of them, and… Read More ›

Alex Rocco, mobster Moe Greene in ‘The Godfather,’ dies at 79

Alex Rocco, mobster Moe Greene in ‘The Godfather,’ dies at 79

Alex Rocco, the veteran tough-guy character actor with the gravelly voice best known for playing mobster and Las Vegas casino owner Moe Greene in “The… Read More ›

FIFA scandal: Jeffrey Webb pleads not guilty in New York

FIFA scandal: Jeffrey Webb pleads not guilty in New York

  New York – Former FIFA vice president Jeffrey Webb pleaded not guilty Saturday to federal racketeering and bribery charges in connection with a massive corruption… Read More ›

Surfer Mick Fanning escapes shark attack

Surfer Mick Fanning escapes shark attack

A surfing competition in South Africa was canceled Sunday after professional surfer Mick Fanningescaped a shark attack in the opening minutes of the final heat.… Read More ›