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US drone strike kills at least seven in Pakistan

A suspected U.S drone aircraft killed at least seven militants in Pakistan’s ethnic Pashtun tribal region on the Afghan border on Friday, Pakistani security officials and residents said.<p>U.S. drones have fired missiles into troubled and inaccessible border areas such as North Waziristan, the main …

Walmart workers protest over minimum wage in 15 US cities

Walmart workers and their supporters are planning to launch protests in stores in 15 cities across the US on Thursday, as part of a small but vociferous movement to raise wages and improve conditions for some of the nation's lowest paid workers.<p>The action follows strikes last week by fast food …

Poker-faced John McCain caught playing on smartphone during Senate's Syria hearing

John McCain's poker face as he sat with colleagues listening to the case for the US to attack Syria was genuine: he was playing cards on his iPhone.<p>A photograph of the senior Republican senator, a longtime advocate for forceful military intervention in Syria, playing poker on his phone, held just …

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Rim fire 'burning its way into record books,' official says

The eastern face of the<p>Rim firenearYosemitecontinued to spread deeper into the famed national park Tuesday as firefighters shored up defenses on the western edges.<p>In a race against the flames, firefighters battled to gain ground on the perimeter as containment remained at 20%, primarily on the …