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Pakistan plans helicopter search for US climbers missing on Ogre II

The Pakistani military has set up a helicopter search for a pair of American climbers missing for more than a week after an attempt to climb the notorious Ogre II mountain.<p>Days of snowy and cloudy conditions had left rescuers unable to reach the remote peak to search for renowned alpinists Kyle …

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There was a secret meeting at the G20 to 'take down' the dollar

The term "Shanghaied" refers to the 19th-century practice of sailors forced to serve against their will on vessels bound for Shanghai and other ports in China. Victims were often from West Coast port cities such as San Francisco, Portland and Seattle. Tactics used included kidnapping, beatings and …

Greek bailout: Europe strikes deal after marathon talks

Europe has offered Greece a new $96 billion bailout after its government agreed to enact deep economic reforms under close supervision by its creditors.<p>The rescue -- Greece's third since 2010 - should secure its place in the euro, for now. The country's potential exit from the currency union would …