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  • Midday Glance: Railroad companies

    Shares of some top railroad companies are down at 1 p.m.: CSX fell $.13 or .4 percent, to $31.93. Canadian National Railway Co. fell $1.14 or 1.6 percent, to $72.04. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. fell ...

  • Somalia pirates release US-German hostage
    Somalia pirates release US-German hostage

    Mogadishu (AFP) - Somali pirates on Tuesday freed a German-American journalist and writer, Michael Scott Moore, two and a half years after he was kidnapped in the war-torn Horn of Africa nation, officials said.

  • Russia will add 80 new warships to Black Sea Fleet: fleet commander
    Russia will add 80 new warships to Black Sea Fleet: fleet commander

    By Vladimir Soldatkin NOVOROSSIYSK Russia (Reuters) - Russia will increase its Black Sea fleet with more than 80 new warships by 2020 and will complete a second naval base for the fleet near the city of Novorossiysk by 2016, its commander said on Tuesday. In comments made to President Vladimir Putin as he visited the port city, Vice Admiral Alexander Vitko said a second Black Sea base was needed in addition to the main base on the Crimea peninsula annexed from Ukraine because of NATO expansion. "Eighty ships and other vessels are expected to arrive (in Novorossiysk) before 2020. ...

  • Airstrikes in Syria: US, Arab allies hit IS sites
    Airstrikes in Syria: US, Arab allies hit IS sites

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and Arab allies launched what leaders declared would be a long and sustained military assault against Islamic State strongholds in Syria and Iraq, and the U.S. simultaneously targeted an al-Qaida cell said to be plotting imminent attacks on American and other Western interests, the Pentagon said Tuesday.

  • Liberia to provide 1,000 Ebola beds in overwhelmed capital
    Liberia to provide 1,000 Ebola beds in overwhelmed capital

    Monrovia (AFP) - Liberia announced plans Sunday for a four-fold increase in beds for Ebola patients in its overwhelmed capital Monrovia, as US troops arrived to help tackle the deadly epidemic.

  • Williams quits Wuhan event after illness

    (Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams withdrew from the Wuhan Open on Tuesday after falling ill midway through the first set of her second round match against Frenchwoman Alize Cornet. The American top seed was leading 6-5 after breaking Cornet's serve with a smash only for the doctor to come on court at the change over and take the 32-year-old's temperature. Williams, who was playing in her first match since winning her 18th grand slam singles title at the U.S. ...

  • Homeowners Tap the Income in Their Homes
    Homeowners Tap the Income in Their Homes

    Home shoppers could buy bigger places than they'd otherwise be able to afford and cover the mortgage using rental income. If you have a room over the garage or other unused real estate, you definitely can turn it into a source of revenue," says Brian Ashcraft, operations director for tax preparer Liberty Tax Service. Have an empty room at home? WSJ CIO Journal deputy editor Steven Rosenbush joins the News Hub with Sara Murray.

  • Big ammo stash found in White House intruder's car
    Big ammo stash found in White House intruder's car

    Washington (AFP) - A homeless US army veteran who jumped a fence and ran into the White House with a knife had more than 800 rounds of ammunition in his car, a court heard on Monday.

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