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  • Militants 'kill 60' in ambush on Iraq prison convoy
    2014-07-24 07:37:59 UTC
    Suicide attackers have mounted a bomb and gun attack on a prison convoy in Iraq, killing 51 prisoners and nine police officers, security sources say. Roadside bombs exploded as the convoy was taking the prisoners from the town of Taji to the ca...

  • US lifts ban on flights to Tel Aviv
    2014-07-24 07:17:03 UTC
    The US aviation regulator has lifted its ban on US carriers flying to Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport. But it has warned that the situation with the conflict in Gaza remains "very fluid". The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) first impo...

  • Hamas: Gaza blockade must end before ceasefire
    2014-07-24 07:03:55 UTC
    The leader of Islamist militant group Hamas has said there can be no ceasefire to ease the conflict in Gaza without an end to Israel's blockade. Khaled Meshaal said Hamas would continue to reject a lasting ceasefire until its conditions were me...

  • UK investigators to examine MH17 flight data
    2014-07-24 06:57:29 UTC
    UK investigators are to start examining the flight data recorder from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane. The Air Accidents Investigation Branch in Farnborough will start the process almost a week after the plane crashed in eastern Ukraine. ...

  • GM announces six more safety recalls over faulty bolts
    2014-07-24 06:46:08 UTC
    General Motors has announced another six safety recalls covering another 717,950 recent model vehicles in the US and pushing its worldwide total of recalls for this year past a record breaking 40 million. The bulk of the new recalls announced W...

  • Top rebel commander 'admits' rebels had Buk missile system
    2014-07-24 06:37:46 UTC
    A top rebel commander in eastern Ukraine has reportedly said that the armed separatist movement had control of a Buk missile system, which Kiev and western countries say was used to shoot down a Malaysia Airlines plane last week. Alexander Khod...

  • Arizona: Joseph Wood dies two hours after execution begins
    2014-07-24 06:29:33 UTC
    The controversy engulfing the death penalty in the United States escalated on Wednesday when the state of Arizona took almost two hours to kill a prisoner using an experimental concoction of drugs whose provenance it had insisted on keeping secret...

  • MH17: Netherlands holds solemn ceremony for victims
    2014-07-23 17:32:24 UTC
    The Netherlands has received the first victims' bodies from crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in a solemn ceremony at Eindhoven air base. Forty hearses left for the town of Hilversum where the formal identification process will begin. Th...

  • UN warns of Israel's military actions in Gaza 'war crimes'
    2014-07-23 17:00:11 UTC
    The UN's top human rights official has condemned Israel's military actions in the Gaza Strip, saying that war crimes may have been committed. Navi Pillay told an emergency debate at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva that Israel's military o...

  • John Kerry flies to Israel to meet Netanyahu and Abbas
    2014-07-23 16:44:11 UTC
    The US secretary of state, John Kerry, has arrived in Tel Aviv for to push for a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas as fierce fighting continues in Gaza. The move came as political leaders and diplomats held urgent talks in the region with the ...

  • Republicans weakness at ground games in Alaska
    2014-07-23 16:31:44 UTC
    Art Hackney has more than three decades of strategising for Republican election campaigns in Alaska under his belt. And he’s rarely been so frustrated. From an office lined with awards for punchy political campaigns on behalf of senators, congr...

  • MH17: Putin 'created conditions' | Separatists 'shot down'
    2014-07-23 07:22:20 UTC
    US intelligence officials accused Moscow of "creating the conditions" that resulted in the death of 298 people aboard the Malaysian Airlines jet shot down last week over a part of Ukraine controlled by Russia-backed separatists. But in a partia...

  • Lowest deeds from loftiest heights
    2014-07-23 07:10:45 UTC
    <strong>Israel’s 'heroic' pilots push buttons and joysticks, battling the weakest and most helpless of people.</strong> They are the most articulate, polished, brilliant and educated of soldiers. They study at the best universities during the c...

  • Rebels in eastern Ukraine have handed over two black boxes from the downed MH17 plane to Malaysian experts
    2014-07-22 07:21:12 UTC
    A senior rebel leader signed them over to the Malaysian officials at a meeting in the city of Donetsk. The handover came hours after the UN Security Council voted unanimously to demand immediate international access to the crash site. The Ma...

  • MH17: UN demands immediate crash site access
    2014-07-22 07:16:58 UTC
    The UN Security Council has adopted a resolution demanding access to the crash site of a passenger plane downed over a rebel-held area in Ukraine. Pro-Russian separatists earlier allowed bodies from the Malaysia Airlines crash to be taken to th...

  • Rachel McAdams: 'I was in awe of Lilo's talent
    2014-07-22 06:19:48 UTC
    It may have been 10 years since Mean Girls entered our hearts forever (can you believe it?!), but the movie continues to be a topic of discussion. Such was the case when Allure magazine conducted an interview with their fresh-faced cover star for...

  • George Clooney Says He’s “Marrying Up” With Fiancée Amal Alamuddin
    2014-07-22 06:19:40 UTC
    Sorry ladies, but George Clooney is gushing over his fiancée yet again. In a new interview with Variety, the actor drops a huge compliment when briefly discussing his engagement to Amal Alamuddin. "I'm marrying up," he proclaims with regard to h...

  • JK Rowling: Crime thriller will run longer than Harry Potter
    2014-07-22 06:19:26 UTC
    JK Rowling has said she plans to pen many more crime thrillers, and to create a series that will run for even longer than her seven hugely successful Harry Potter books, which over a decade have proved to be one of the bestselling book series in h...

  • Expert’s Warning: Israel’s Iron Dome Isn’t Working
    2014-07-22 06:19:11 UTC
    “We’re not trying to bash Iron Dome,” says weapons scientist Richard Lloyd, author of a research paper that calls into question the effectiveness of Israel’s now famous rocket-defense system. “We’re trying to help Iron Dome. The way to help Iron D...

  • iPhone 6 screen could be sapphire-glass blend, says expert
    2014-07-22 06:19:01 UTC
    Apple has patents for a sapphire-glass blend screen that could explain why sandpaper can scratch a supposed leaked iPhone 6 screen, the Guardian has established. A new video that apparently shows a 4.7in sapphire screen from an iPhone 6 being s...

  • How Russian Hackers Stole the Nasdaq
    2014-07-22 06:18:53 UTC
    In October 2010, a Federal Bureau of Investigation system monitoring U.S. Internet traffic picked up an alert. The signal was coming from Nasdaq (NDAQ). It looked like malware had snuck into the company’s central servers. There were indications th...

  • Just be happy: Old Man Throws Down Crutches to dance
    2014-07-22 06:18:32 UTC
    If you think all the fun ends once you get to a certain age, you're wrong. An old man with crutches has proven through an awesome video (seriously, it's amazing) that age is nothing but a number, and if you want to express yourself with a dance b...

  • U.S. Government agents 'directly involved' in most high-profile US terror plots
    2014-07-21 21:10:47 UTC
    Nearly all of the highest-profile domestic terrorism plots in the United States since 9/11 featured the "direct involvement" of government agents or informants, a new report says. Some of the controversial "sting" operations "were proposed or l...

  • Israeli strike hits Gaza hospital
    2014-07-21 21:06:23 UTC
    At least five people have been killed and 70 injured by an Israeli strike on a hospital in Gaza, Palestinians say. The Israeli military said it had targeted a cache of anti-tank missiles in the hospital's "immediate vicinity". Overnight, mor...

  • Boston bombing suspect friend found guilty of conspiracy charges
    2014-07-21 20:04:23 UTC
    A jury has found Azamat Tazhayakov guilty of impeding an investigation and conspiracy after he removed a backpack from the dorm room of Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Prosecutors said Tazhayakov and his friend Dias Kadyrbayev removed...