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Hamas summer camp opens its doors in Gaza

Hamas summer camp opens its doors in Gaza

Unlike average summer camps, the new recruits, aged 15-60, are being trained in “military techniques and firing live ammunition.”   The military wings of Hamas, … Read More ›

Nasrallah after nuclear deal: Iran won’t abandon Hezbollah

Nasrallah after nuclear deal: Iran won’t abandon Hezbollah

“The United States is the Great Satan before and after the deal,” says leader of Lebanese Shi’ite terror group in first remarks since nuclear accord… Read More ›

Turkey confirms first airstrikes on Islamic State targets

Turkey confirms first airstrikes on Islamic State targets

Operation comes after soldier killed in cross-border clashes; official says Syrian airspace not violated   Turkish fighter jets early Friday bombed positions of Islamic State… Read More ›

CHINA FLASH PMI TANKS

CHINA FLASH PMI TANKS

  While there have been some mildly-positive signs for China’s economy in recent weeks, that has come to a shuddering halt today. The Caixin-Markit China… Read More ›

Amazon rockets up more than 18% on earnings beat

Amazon rockets up more than 18% on earnings beat

  Amazon’s just reported its Q2 earnings, beating expectations on both the top and bottom line, sending the stock shooting up more than 18% after-hours. It’s… Read More ›

Gold is getting crushed again

Gold is getting crushed again

  The gold price copping a hiding yet again in Asia. Just after midday, Sydney time, the price has fallen by a further $15.40, or… Read More ›

Washington – Exercise Good For Brain, Even For Those With Alzheimer’s

Washington – Exercise Good For Brain, Even For Those With Alzheimer’s

    Washington – Exercise may do more than keep a healthy brain fit: New research suggests working up a good sweat may also offer… Read More ›

Washington – NY Times: Criminal Inquiry Sought In Hillary Clinton’s Use Of Email

Washington – NY Times: Criminal Inquiry Sought In Hillary Clinton’s Use Of Email

  Washington – The Justice Deparment has been asked to open a criminal investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server during her… Read More ›

Pennsylvania – Philadelphia Postman Charged After 22,500 Pieces Mail Found Undelivered

Pennsylvania – Philadelphia Postman Charged After 22,500 Pieces Mail Found Undelivered

  Philadelphia – About 22,500 pieces of undelivered mail are making their way to their intended recipients this week, more than a year after a… Read More ›

Newly found UK papers heighten concern over child sex abuse claims

Newly found UK papers heighten concern over child sex abuse claims

  London – A UK report into allegations of the sexual abuse of children by people in, or close to, government in the 1970s and 1980s… Read More ›

Financial Times sold to Japan’s Nikkei for $1.3 billion

Financial Times sold to Japan’s Nikkei for $1.3 billion

The Financial Times has a new owner. Japanese publishing group Nikkei Inc. is paying Pearson (PSO) £844 million ($1.3 billion) in cash for the Financial… Read More ›

NASA finds ‘Earth’s bigger, older cousin’

NASA finds ‘Earth’s bigger, older cousin’

NASA said Thursday that its Kepler spacecraft has spotted “Earth’s bigger, older cousin”: the first nearly Earth-size planet to be found in the habitable zone… Read More ›

US ducks response to claims Iran gets to self-inspect

US ducks response to claims Iran gets to self-inspect

Kerry, White House mum on whether Iran-IAEA agreement allows Tehran to collect inspectors’ soil samples at Parchin   WASHINGTON – The Obama administration ducked concerns… Read More ›

State-of-the-art warning system to address Gaza-area mortar threat

State-of-the-art warning system to address Gaza-area mortar threat

After mortar shells claimed both soldiers and civilian casualties, new radar system will increase warning time from 3-5 seconds to 15 seconds. The IDF is… Read More ›

Gunman opens fire at Louisiana theater, kills 3, injures 7

Gunman opens fire at Louisiana theater, kills 3, injures 7

Republican Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal traveled to Lafayette, a city of about 120,000 people roughly 55 miles (90 km) southwest of Baton Rouge.   Alone… Read More ›

FBI head: Khorasan Group diminished; ISIS bigger threat than al Qaeda

FBI head: Khorasan Group diminished; ISIS bigger threat than al Qaeda

  Aspen, Colorado – FBI Director James Comey says U.S. military strikes have diminished the al Qaeda offshoot Khorasan Group. Comey, in an interview with CNN’s… Read More ›

Obama and Erdogan agree to stop ‘foreign fighters’ crossing into Syria

Obama and Erdogan agree to stop ‘foreign fighters’ crossing into Syria

Thousands of foreigners have crossed through Turkey, a NATO member, to join Islamic State over the past few years.   WASHINGTON – US President Barack… Read More ›

Now is the time to get greedy in gold

Now is the time to get greedy in gold

Gold and the mining stocks have been absolutely crushed lately. The plunge in price after a nearly four-year bear market has investors panicking. In fact,… Read More ›

Bank of America CFO Thompson out

Bank of America CFO Thompson out

  Bank of America CFO Bruce Thompson is out. On Wednesday evening, the firm announced that Thompson will leave the firm. Thompson has served as CFO… Read More ›

The stock market is disappearing

The stock market is disappearing

  The stock market is disappearing. In an afternoon email to clients, Rich Barry at the NYSE wrote: Buyback factoid: ~20% of S&P 500 companies… Read More ›