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Gaza : At Least 100 Killed Tuesday video Gaza : At Least 100 Killed Tuesday

Israel escalates its campaign against Hamas, striking…

Iceberg collapse caught on camera video Iceberg collapse caught on camera

Wanda Stead and her husband witnessed a collapse of…

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Israel unleashes heaviest onslaught yet
Israel unleashes heaviest onslaught yet

More than 100 Palestinians were reportedly killed as Israel unleashed its heaviest bombardment in a 3-week-old war against…

Women 'should not laugh loudly'
Women 'should not laugh loudly'

Turkey's deputy prime minister has sparked an outcry by declaring that women should not laugh loudly in public. Bulent…

Drug search warning on Jetstar flight
Drug search warning on Jetstar flight

Jetstar has apologised after a crew member advised music festival goers to dump their drugs before landing in Sydney. People…

Ebola claims life of another virologist
Ebola claims life of another virologist

Another leading virologist treating Ebola patients has died from the disease, as a major airline pulls out of cities hit…

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US economy grew at strong 4 percent rate in spring

WASHINGTON (AP) After a dismal winter, the U.S. economy sprang back to life in the April-June quarter, growing at a fast…

Hyundai recalls 883K Sonatas to fix gear shifters

DETROIT (AP) Hyundai is recalling its popular Sonata midsize sedan to fix problems with the gear shift levers. The recall…

US economy grew at strong 4 percent rate in second quarter after sharp contraction in winter

WASHINGTON (AP) US economy grew at strong 4 percent rate in second quarter after sharp contraction in winter.

Revised data: US grew faster in 2nd half of 2013

WASHINGTON (AP) Fueled by healthier consumer spending, the U.S. economy grew in the second half of last year at the strongest…

Survey: US companies add 218,000 jobs in July

WASHINGTON (AP) A private survey shows that businesses hired at a healthy pace in July, though the job gains slowed from…

AP PHOTOS: Cambodians attend Khmer Rouge tribunal

Buddhist monks and ordinary Cambodians attended a hearing Wednesday in which a U.N.-backed tribunal prepared for the genocide…

British Airways sued in pilot sex abuse allegation

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) A London law firm is initiating legal proceedings against British Airways over allegations that one…

Former Lebanese MP mistakenly shoots himself

BEIRUT (AP) A former Lebanese member of parliament shot and seriously wounded himself by mistake on Wednesday while cleaning…

Revised data: US grew faster in 2nd half of 2013

WASHINGTON (AP) Fueled by healthier consumer spending, the U.S. economy grew in the second half of last year at the strongest…

What's a group selfie? Usie (pronounced uss-ee)

NEW YORK (AP) What do you call a group selfie? An usie, of course! As in "us." Pronounced uss-ee, rhymes with fussy. "Usies…

Crop circle in Germany attracts many visitors

BERLIN (AP) Thousands of people are trekking to a Bavarian farmer's field to check out a mysterious set of crop circles. The…

Kristen Bell gets back to her 'Hair' roots

NEW YORK (AP) Before she was Princess Anna in "Frozen" or even Veronica Mars, Kristen Bell was a musical theater geek…

Greece: Farm owner cleared over migrant shootings

ATHENS, Greece (AP) A court in southern Greece has convicted two employees at a strawberry farm for shooting and wounding…

Chinese minority scholar indicted for separatism

BEIJING (AP) An outspoken Chinese minority scholar was indicted on separatism charges Wednesday amid continuing anti-government…

Diplomat: Criticism of Kerry not from Netanyahu

WASHINGTON (AP) Israel's ambassador to the United States is asserting that criticism of Secretary of State John Kerry's…

Lollapalooza marks a decade in Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) Once the vagabond of the music festival and touring circuit, Lollapalooza marks its 10th anniversary in Chicago…

Man pleads guilty in US cartel house case

ST. PAUL, Minnesota (AP) One of the four men accused of keeping a "stash house" for a Mexican drug cartel in St. Paul has…

South Korea says North Korea fires 4 projectiles

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) North Korea fired four short-range projectiles toward the ocean off its east coast on Wednesday…

UK holds crisis meeting on Ebola; warns of threat

LONDON (AP) British officials have held a crisis meeting and warned of a potentially serious threat if the deadly Ebola…

As Fed meets, key issues likely to stay unanswered

WASHINGTON (AP) The Federal Reserve will likely end a policy meeting Wednesday with a lot of questions unanswered: When…

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Big lift for Kiwi rocket firm
Big lift for Kiwi rocket firm

The New Zealand aerospace firm planning to launch a rocket to carry satellites into low earth orbit for a fraction of the…

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Syria

Isis attacks Syrian bases
Isis attacks Syrian bases

Isis has used military equipment seized from Iraq in its biggest challenge yet to Assad regime forces.

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