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  • Artillery fire echoes in east Ukraine's Donetsk

    Artillery fire echoed in the south and northwest of rebel-held Donetsk in eastern Ukraine on Thursday and one district near the city was without electricity as Ukrainian forces pressed a military campaign against pro-Russian separatists. The rebels ordered the removal of all vehicles in a square…

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  • Clashes in Libya's Benghazi kill at least nine

    At least nine people were killed and 19 wounded, mostly civilians, in heavy clashes overnight in Benghazi as government forces tried to oust Islamist militants holed up in Libya's eastern port city, medical sources said on Thursday. The fighting late on Wednesday involved aircraft and ground…

    Reuters35 mins ago
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  • European court rules against Poland over secret CIA jail

    By Christian Lowe WARSAW (Reuters) - The CIA ran a secret jail on Polish soil, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on Thursday, a decision that puts pressure on the United States and its allies to reveal the truth about the global program for detaining al Qaeda suspects. The United States…

    Reuters17 mins ago
  • Populist appeal to single women could turn Senate races, Democratic group says

    Look at the most competitive US Senate seats up for grabs in 2014, and you might be surprised that they are, in fact, competitive. Mitt Romney won those states in 2012 – six by double digits.

    Christian Science Monitor
  • Nominee Robert McDonald: VA can be fixed with 'urgent action'

    If confirmed, as is widely expected to happen in a Senate vote Wednesday, McDonald, a West Point graduate who later served as a captain in the 82nd Airborne Division, will be responsible for turning around a department with some 310,000 employees and a $163 billion budget – a budget that has…

    Christian Science Monitor
  • Appeals courts disagree on Obamacare subsidies: how it affects you

    Two federal appeals courts issued contradictory rulings Tuesday on a core part of the Affordable Care Act – whether millions of Americans who are enrolled in the federal health insurance exchange, or marketplace, are entitled to subsidies. The US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, in…

    Christian Science Monitor
  • Detroit bankruptcy: Pensioners clear plan, creditors erect new hurdle

    Just when it looked as if Detroit would have clear sailing to end the largest municipal bankruptcy in US history, a couple of storm clouds popped up on the horizon – in the form of two major bond insurers that don't like the repayment terms Detroit is offering them. The duo – Financial Guaranty…

    Christian Science Monitor
  • Air Algerie plane disappears from radar

    ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Air Algerie flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers disappeared from radar early Thursday, the official Algerian news agency said.

    Associated Press27 mins ago
  • Dental Implants: What You Should Know

    Thinking of getting dental implants? There are critical things you should know before going under the knife for the perfect smile.

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  • Iraq: Attack on prisoner convoy kills 60 people

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Gunmen attacked a prisoner convoy north of Baghdad on Thursday, setting off a gunbattle with troops in which scores of prisoners and eight soldiers were killed, brutally underscoring Iraq's instability as lawmakers convened to elect a new president.

    Associated Press31 mins ago
  • Israeli border towns empty, adjust to new threats

    NIR AM, Israel (AP) — With deadly fighting raging next door in the Gaza Strip, southern Israeli towns along the border have turned into mini army bases as most residents have fled.

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  • Gaza fighting rages amid cease-fire efforts

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli tanks and warplanes bombarded the Gaza Strip on Thursday, as Hamas militants stuck to their demand for the lifting of an Israeli and Egyptian blockade amid U.S. efforts to reach a cease-fire.

    Associated Press22 mins ago
  • Plane with Malaysia Airlines bodies leaves Ukraine

    KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — A Dutch military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster departed for the Netherlands Thursday and a second prepared to go, while Australia's government dispatched 50 police officers to London to prepare to join a proposed U.N. team to secure…

    Associated Press49 mins ago
  • Long odds for justice in Malaysia jet disaster

    GENEVA (AP) — Anyone hoping to bring to justice whoever downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 must face sobering facts.

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  • Owner of missing plane operated by Air Algerie says 110 passengers and 6 crew were aboard

    ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Owner of missing plane operated by Air Algerie says 110 passengers and 6 crew were aboard.

    Associated Press14 mins ago
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  • Ukrainian government moves to ban Communist Party

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A court in Kiev is holding a hearing on the government's request to ban the Communist Party of Ukraine.

    Associated Press16 mins ago
  • Eurozone economy picking up steam despite France

    LONDON (AP) — A closely watched survey suggests economic growth in the 18-country eurozone picked up during July despite ongoing concerns over France, the currency bloc's second-largest economy.

    Associated Press16 mins ago
  • Jayawardene slams 101 not out to propel Sri Lanka

    Mahela Jayawardene cracked his 34th century as Sri Lanka overcame early blows to reach 212-3 at tea on the first day of the series-deciding second Test against South Africa on Thursday. Jayawardene, 37, hit 13 fours and a six in his unbeaten 138-ball 101 to consolidate the Sri Lankan innings after…

    AFP17 mins ago
  • Ruling on CIA jail is embarrassing for Poland: president's office

    A ruling by the European Court of Human Rights saying that the CIA ran a secret jail on Polish soil is embarrassing for Poland and is a burden for the country's image, a Polish presidential spokeswoman said on Thursday. "The ruling of the tribunal in Strasbourg on CIA jails is embarrassing for…

    Reuters17 mins ago
  • Russian court finds opposition leaders guilty of inciting mass riots

    A Moscow court on Thursday found Russian opposition leaders Sergei Udaltsov and Leonid Razvozhayev guilty of inciting mass riots against President Vladimir Putin. Udaltsov, who has been under house arrest since February 2013, and Razvozhayev were accused of coordinating the protests which turned…

    Reuters19 mins ago
  • Singapore match-fixer jailed for three years in sex-bribe case

    A Singaporean businessman was jailed for three years on Thursday for providing prostitutes to three Lebanese football referees in a match-fixing attempt that has put the spotlight on the city-state's role in global sports corruption. Nightclub owner Eric Ding Si Yang, 32, was refused bail while he…

    AFP20 mins ago
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