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Women’s World Cup: Japan edges England, advances to final against U.S.

Women’s World Cup: Japan edges England, advances to final against U.S.

  Defending champion Japan advanced to the Women’s World Cup soccer final with a 2-1 victory Wednesday over England in a semifinal at Edmonton, Alberta.… Read More ›

Egypt cabinet passes anti-terror law, requests faster trials

Egypt cabinet passes anti-terror law, requests faster trials

Following assassination of chief prosecutor, Cairo moves to stem growing violence from Islamist opponents to Sissi rule   Egypt’s government adopted a controversial anti-terror law… Read More ›

Iran deadlines swept aside as negotiators settle on moment of truth

Iran deadlines swept aside as negotiators settle on moment of truth

“We have our own sense of deadline,” US Secretary of State John Kerry said outside the Palais Coburg on Wednesday afternoon.   VIENNA – Negotiators… Read More ›

Child labor on the rise among Syrian children as crisis spirals

Child labor on the rise among Syrian children as crisis spirals

UNICEF reports that most refugee children in host communities in Jordan work six or seven days a week earning between $4 and $7 daily.  … Read More ›

Analysis: Egypt still trying to find a fitting answer to a complex situation

Analysis: Egypt still trying to find a fitting answer to a complex situation

Obama, who has not severed his links with the Brotherhood, is apparently not giving enough weight to the decisive role played by Egypt in the… Read More ›

Here’s how much Jeb Bush pays in taxes

Here’s how much Jeb Bush pays in taxes

  Former Florida Gov. and Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush released more than three decades of tax returns Tuesday afternoon, seeking to present a contrast… Read More ›

Continuing its rocky start, Apple’s online radio station goes down on its first day

Continuing its rocky start, Apple’s online radio station goes down on its first day

Apple launched both its new music streaming service and its Beats 1 radio station Tuesday, and it wasn’t quite the smooth start the company probably… Read More ›

United Nations – UN: World Should Be Ashamed At Failure To End Syria Conflict

United Nations – UN: World Should Be Ashamed At Failure To End Syria Conflict

  United Nations –  U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Tuesday the world should be ashamed that three years after major powers approved a blueprint in… Read More ›

New York – At Last, De Blasio Takes Off Gloves And Hits Back At Cuomo

New York – At Last, De Blasio Takes Off Gloves And Hits Back At Cuomo

  New York –  Mayor Bill de Blasio, who 18 months ago in his inaugural address pledged to stand “shoulder to shoulder” with his one-time… Read More ›

New York – New Jersey Judge Dismisses ‘Bridgegate’ Lawsuit

New York – New Jersey Judge Dismisses ‘Bridgegate’ Lawsuit

New York –  A federal judge in New Jersey has dismissed a class-action lawsuit filed by people stuck in traffic in the 2013 George Washington… Read More ›

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for divorce

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for divorce

  One day after their 10-year anniversary, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner confirmed they are filing for divorce. “After much thought and careful consideration, we… Read More ›

Suspect sent selfie with decapitated victim, French prosecutor says

Suspect sent selfie with decapitated victim, French prosecutor says

A man on France’s terror watch list shot selfies with the decapitated body of his boss before launching an attempted suicide attack at a U.S.-owned… Read More ›

Greece defaults on $1.7 billion IMF payment

Greece defaults on $1.7 billion IMF payment

In a dramatic but widely expected step, Greece formally defaulted on a $1.7 billion payment to the International Monetary Fund early Wednesday in Athens. Greece… Read More ›

‘Arab MKs only care about Gaza, they don’t care about murders in the sector’

‘Arab MKs only care about Gaza, they don’t care about murders in the sector’

After four people murdered over the past week in violent incidents in the Arab sector, Israeli Arabs are frustrated at what they perceive as lack… Read More ›

A direct line from ‘Arab Spring’ to Islamic State

A direct line from ‘Arab Spring’ to Islamic State

Expert: Only regional powers could restore order within a short period.   In the future, when some historians analyze this period of Middle Eastern turmoil,… Read More ›

US official: Suggestion West will ‘cave’ to Iran is ‘absurd’

US official: Suggestion West will ‘cave’ to Iran is ‘absurd’

In Vienna, official says: ‘If we were going to cave, I could be home already and I would be a really happy person’   World… Read More ›

NBC fires Donald Trump after he calls Mexicans rapists and drug runners

NBC fires Donald Trump after he calls Mexicans rapists and drug runners

  NBC is dumping Donald Trump. In a press release on Monday, NBC said it was severing business ties with the real-estate mogul and GOP… Read More ›

A potential ‘game changer’ for US housing

A potential ‘game changer’ for US housing

  U.S. home prices have increased by more than 30% from the lows in early 2012, as strong demand from investors and cash buyers helped… Read More ›

Uber is reportedly losing boatloads of money

Uber is reportedly losing boatloads of money

  Uber is reportedly operating at a loss of close to half a billion dollars, according to a bond prospectus viewed by Bloomberg. The Bloomberg… Read More ›

New York – Commissioner Bratton To City Council: NYPD Can Reform Itself

New York – Commissioner Bratton To City Council: NYPD Can Reform Itself

  New York – Police Commissioner William Bratton renewed his opposition on Monday to a set of proposed regulations on use of force and other… Read More ›