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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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Twitter 2Q results soar, stock flies high

NEW YORK (AP) Stronger-than-expected financial results pushed Twitter's stock sharply higher on Tuesday after the short…

Toyota remains at top in sales after first half

TOKYO (AP) Toyota remains No. 1 in global vehicles sales after the first six months of this year, followed by Volkswagen…

Asia stocks rise on earnings, await US growth data

TOKYO (AP) Asian stocks rose Wednesday ahead of U.S. economic data and as cheery earnings from major Japanese companies…

Official: Venezuela tried to pressure Aruba

ORANJESTAD, Aruba (AP) Aruba's top prosecutor said Tuesday that Venezuela ratcheted up various types of pressure against…

Obama eats ribs with 4 Kansas City letter writers

KANSAS CITY, Missouri (AP) President Barack Obama feasted on barbecue Tuesday with four people who wrote him letters in…

Khmer Rouge tribunal readies way for genocide case

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) A U.N.-backed tribunal on Wednesday began a hearing to prepare for the genocide trial of the…

Broken water main floods UCLA; people rescued

LOS ANGELES (AP) A broken water main near the UCLA campus Tuesday sent a geyser of water some 30 feet (nine meters) into…

Brown: California willing to shelter more migrants

MEXICO CITY (AP) California Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday his state is willing to shelter more migrant children from Central…

Australian airline passengers told to flush drugs

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) An Australian airline apologized on Wednesday for a warning a flight attendant gave passengers…

Body of young stowaway found in US military plane

WASHINGTON (AP) The body of a young stowaway was found inside a compartment near the wheel well of an Air Force cargo plane…

China: Ex-security czar Zhou under investigation

BEIJING (AP) China's ruling Communist Party announced an investigation into a feared ex-security chief, demonstrating President…

Motion filed to dismiss US penis amputation suit

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) An attorney for two U.S. doctors accused in a lawsuit of amputating a man's penis in what was…

US sports body settles head injury suit, to change

CHICAGO (AP) The NCAA, the powerful U.S. college sports governing body, agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head injury…

US appeals panel strikes down state's abortion law

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) A U.S. appeals court panel ruled Tuesday that a Mississippi law that would close the state's…

Arianespace launches rocket from French Guiana

KOUROU, French Guiana (AP) Arianespace launched a rocket Tuesday from French Guiana carrying a robotic cargo ship to deliver…

Texas system picks admiral as finalist

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) University of Texas System regents on Tuesday selected one of the top U.S. military special operations…

Australia rules out new sanctions against Russia

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Wednesday he is not considering ratcheting up sanctions…

Bellagio robbery suspect is convict from Kansas

LAS VEGAS (AP) The suspect arrested in an armed robbery at the Bellagio casino allegedly celebrated after the heist with…

Review: Boseman drips with charisma as James Brown

There's a delicious moment in "Get On Up," Tate Taylor's new James Brown biopic, when Brown played by Chadwick Boseman…

Jury awards Ventura $1.8M in defamation case

ST. PAUL, Minnesota (AP) Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura won $1.8 million Tuesday in his two-year fight to prove he…

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Space

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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