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  • Ukraine Rebel Commander Acknowledges Fighters had BUK Missile

    Ukraine Rebel Commander Acknowledges Fighters had BUK Missile

    A powerful Ukrainian rebel leader has confirmed that pro-Russian separatists had anti-aircraft missiles of the type Washington says were used to shoot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.

  • IMF Cuts Forecast for US Economic Growth in 2014

    IMF Cuts Forecast for US Economic Growth in 2014

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has shaved its forecast for US economic growth this year, mostly because of a sharp contraction in the first quarter.

  • MH17 Has Strong Echoes of 1983 Korean Tragedy

    MH17 Has Strong Echoes of 1983 Korean Tragedy

    The downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine has stirred memories of a 1983 incident when a Korean passenger jet was shot down by Soviet fighters in what then US president Ronald Reagan called a mid-air "massacre".

  • United States Appeals Court Deals Blow to Health Law

    United States Appeals Court Deals Blow to Health Law

    President Barack Obama's health care law is snared in another big legal battle after two federal appeals courts issued contradictory rulings on a key financing issue on Tuesday.

  • 'I no Longer Talk to Obama': Turkey PM Erdogan

    'I no Longer Talk to Obama': Turkey PM Erdogan

    Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he has stopped talking to US President Barack Obama on the phone, amid growing strains between Ankara and Washington over Syria and the Gaza conflict.

  • After 13-Year Struggle, US Faces Counter-Terror Fatigue: Panel

    After 13-Year Struggle, US Faces Counter-Terror Fatigue: Panel

    After 13 years of struggle, Americans are showing a growing public fatigue and waning sense of urgency over terrorism, an attitude that threatens U.S. security, members of the panel that investigated the Sept. 11 attacks said in a report on Tuesday.

  • Israel Keeps up Gaza Assaults, John Kerry Presses for Truce

    Israel Keeps up Gaza Assaults, John Kerry Presses for Truce

    Israel kept up its assaults in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, killing a Palestinian man in an air strike, as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in the region with a mission to seek a ceasefire in the 14-day-old conflict "as soon as possible."

  • Clashes Between Libya Army, Islamists Kill 16: Sources

    Clashes Between Libya Army, Islamists Kill 16: Sources

    Sixteen people, most of them soldiers, were killed and 81 injured in clashes between the Libyan army and Islamist fighters in the eastern city of Benghazi, medical and military sources told AFP on Tuesday.

  • Obama Says There's More Than One 'Authentic Way of Being Black'

    Obama Says There's More Than One 'Authentic Way of Being Black'

    U.S. President Barack Obama discusses his My Brother's Keeper initiative while at the Walker Jones Education Campus in Washington, July 21, 2014.

  • Barack Obama Calls for Immediate Access to Crash Site

    Barack Obama Calls for Immediate Access to Crash Site

    President Barack Obama is calling for international investigators to have "immediate and full access" to the site in eastern Ukraine, where a passenger jet was shot down last week.

  • Obama Gives Protection to Gay, Transgender Workers

    Obama Gives Protection to Gay, Transgender Workers

    Federal workers and contractors who are gay and transgender are getting new protections from President Barack Obama.

  • Marijuana Brownies Are Ok, But No Lollipops: Washington State

    Marijuana Brownies Are Ok, But No Lollipops: Washington State

    Marijuana stores in Washington state can sell pot in cookies, brownies and other approved baked goods but cannot put the drug in candies, lollipops or food items that might appeal to children, according to newly released rules.Washington became the second U.S. state to allow recreational sales of ma...

  • John Kerry Travels to Cairo Seeking 'Immediate Ceasefire'

    John Kerry Travels to Cairo Seeking 'Immediate Ceasefire'

    US Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Cairo early on Monday for crisis talks on Gaza, following President Barack Obama's call for an "immediate ceasefire" between Israelis and Palestinians.

  • Putin Vows to Cooperate as Blame for MH17 Crash Piles on Russia

    Putin Vows to Cooperate as Blame for MH17 Crash Piles on Russia

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has promised to cooperate with outraged world leaders seeking access to the site of downed flight MH17, after Washington squarely pointed the finger of blame at Moscow for the crash.

  • North Korea Defends Missile Tests, Warns 'Gangster' US

    North Korea Defends Missile Tests, Warns 'Gangster' US

    North Korea's top military body on Monday defended its recent missile tests as a legitimate exercise in self-defence, and said South Korean and US charges of provocation were malicious and hypocritical.

  • Howling Winds Push Massive Washington State Fire

    Howling Winds Push Massive Washington State Fire

    Howling winds pushed a massive wildfire in north-central Washington state in new directions on Saturday.

  • Russia Slams US For Implicating Rebels in MH17 Crash

    Russia Slams US For Implicating Rebels in MH17 Crash

    Russia on Saturday launched a blistering attack against Washington after US President Barack Obama said that a missile fired from territory controlled by Moscow-backed rebels downed the Malaysian Airlines flight over Ukraine.

  • Obamas to Spend Rare Weekend at Camp David Retreat

    Obamas to Spend Rare Weekend at Camp David Retreat

    President Barack Obama is foregoing his usual round of weekend golf at a suburban Washington military base. Instead, he and his family are choosing what is for them a rare woodland getaway: a weekend at the presidential mountaintop retreat of Camp Da...

  • Destructive Washington Fire Empties Another Town

    Destructive Washington Fire Empties Another Town

    A massive wildfire that has destroyed at least 100 homes forced the residents of a second Washington town to leave their homes Friday, and prompted a partial evacuation of a third community in a scenic valley, a sheriff said.

  • Barack Obama, Family to Spend Rare Weekend at Camp David Retreat

    Barack Obama, Family to Spend Rare Weekend at Camp David Retreat

    President Barack Obama is foregoing his usual round of weekend golf at a suburban Washington military base. Instead, he and his family are choosing what is for them a rare woodland getaway: a weekend at the presidential mountaintop retreat of Camp Da...

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