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A year later, Iran nuclear deal is holding but fragile

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Iran nuclear accord is fragile at its one-year anniversary.<p>Upcoming elections in the U.S. and Iran could yield new leaders …

A massive heat wave is poised to envelop the U.S. from coast to coast next week

Following on the heels of the hottest June in the history of the lower 48 states, an extended, intense and widespread heat wave is likely to develop …

Wealthy Are Hoarding Cash Out of Fear of What the Election Will Bring

Wealthy U.S. investors are holding record cash balances out of fear that the U.S. presidential election will wreak havoc on their retirement …

Russian bombers 'strike refugee camp on Jordanian border'

Twelve people were killed and dozens injured when warplanes that appeared to be Russian bombed a refugee camp on the Jordanian-Syrian border on Tuesday, Syrian rebels have said.<p>If confirmed, the attack would be the first time Russia’s airforce has bombed so close to the Jordanian border since …

Manhattanhenge on a Perfect Night: Pictures

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Google given six-week extension in EU Android antitrust case

Dominant smartphone operating system maker given extra time to respond to European commission charges over market abuse of Android and Google Search and Chrome apps<p>Google has been given a six-week extension until early September to respond to EU antitrust charges filed against its mobile operating …

'Pokémon Go' Appears in Germany App Store as Rollout Continues

<i>Pokémon Go</i> has become available in the German App Store this morning as the ultra-popular game begins its much-anticipated rollout in Europe and elsewhere.<p>With the smash hit's release last week initially limited to the U.S., Australia, and New Zealand, iOS users in other countries have been left …

Wall Street ticks up to extend record streak | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ticked up on Wednesday, just enough for the S&P 500 and Dow industrials to set record highs, with investors expecting upbeat earnings to keep the rally going.<p>Following three days of strong gains on the back of economic data, focus has turned to Thursday’s meeting at …

Can the government encourage the development of new antibiotics?

It's been nearly 30 years since scientists have found a new class of antibiotics. But U.S. lawmakers tried to give the drug industry a boost in 2012.<p>That year, they passed the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act. It included provisions — collectively known as Generating …

What the government should do now: economic growth

<i>With a federal election outcome, it’s time to take stock of how Australia is doing, where it’s going, and what governments can do about it. In</i> …

Economics

House Republicans Request Investigation Into Whether Clinton Committed Perjury Before Congress

House Republicans are calling on the U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia to launch an investigation into whether Hillary Clinton lied to Congress.<p>Reps. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), chairman of the …

Huge hack of US government databases hits 21.5 million people

Hackers have stolen personal information from millions more people than previously estimated in a massive attack on US government databases.<p>The Office of Personnel Management which handles human<br>resources says data has been stolen from 21.5 million people who have undergone background checks.<p>This …

Pokémon Go adds $9B to Nintendo’s value, global rollout continues this week

Nintendo rode the Pokémon Go wave that enveloped countries where it’s currently available this past weekend: The company’s stock price surged, raising its total market cap to $28 billion as of close of trading on the Tokyo Stock Exchange today.<p>And expect that value to climb higher still: Pokémon Go …

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President Obama Pushes for ‘Public Option’ in Affordable Care Act

In medical journal article, president defends signature health law, acknowledges shortcomings<p>WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama, reviewing his signature health law six years into its implementation, is suggesting Congress and his White House successor add a government-run, or public, insurance …

Dozens killed as fierce fighting erupts between Syrian government and rebels

Fierce fighting in Syria’s Idlib province has left up to 30 people dead.<p>There’s been a surge in bombings on rebel held areas by the Syrian military since the end of a 72-hour ceasefire last week.<p>In one air strike, an aid charity claims a field hospital was hit in the town of Ahsem with up to three …

Full text of Chinese gov't statement on China's territorial sovereignty and maritime rights and interests in S. China Sea

Full text of Chinese gov't statement on China's territorial sovereignty and maritime rights and interests in S. China Sea<p>BEIJING, July 12 (Xinhua) -- …

Post-Khamenei Iran and American national interests

Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, is 77 years old and is believed to be in ill health. This has given rise to a number of studies and …

Israel Passes Law Targeting Human Rights Groups

So-called NGO law is approved despite strong criticism from abroad<p>Associated Press<p>JERUSALEM—Israel’s parliament has passed a controversial law that increases the regulation of many Israeli human rights organizations.<p>The law approved by a vote of 57 to 48 on Monday targets groups that receive more …

Israel

EU to extend Russia sanctions, divided over next steps | Reuters

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - The European Union was divided on Monday over how to end a stand-off with Moscow over the crisis in Ukraine, as Britain called for governments to maintain their tough stance and Slovakia said the current sanctions policy was untenable.<p>France reiterated the West’s position …

OPM Announces More Than 21 Million Affected by Second Data Breach

More than 21 mil­lion So­cial Se­cur­ity num­bers were com­prom­ised in a breach that af­fected a data­base of sens­it­ive in­form­a­tion on …

'ISIL fighters' given death sentences for Iraq massacre

A Baghdad court has sentenced to death 24 suspected members of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), for their role in the killing of hundreds of Iraqi soldiers during their rapid advance in 2014.<p>The defendants, who were sentenced by hanging on Wednesday, were charged with the killings …

20 Christian Iraqis who fled ISIS are being detained in California, and no one knows why

The imprisoned Iraqis — known as Chaldeans— are being detained for an unusually long time with no explanation even though they have family members willing to sponsor them in San Diego County, according to Al Jazeera.<p>Mark Arabo, an activist for the Chaldean community in San Diego, told Al Jazeera …

Iraq sentences 24 IS militants to death for killing soldiers

BAGHDAD (AP) — A Baghdad court on Wednesday sentenced 24 suspected members of the Islamic State terror group to death for their role in the killing …

At least 45 ISIS fighters reportedly die after eating Ramadan meal in Mosul

At least 45 Islamic State fighters died after eating a fast-breaking Ramadan meal in the Iraqi city of Mosul Tuesday, Haaretz reported.<p>According to Saeed Mamozeny, a spokesman for the Kurdish Democratic Party, 145 ISIS fighters took part in the iftar meal, the traditional evening meal when Muslims …

Congress getting nervous about Iran talks, prepares to flex muscle

The protracted Iranian nuclear talks, after blowing through several deadlines, are starting to make U.S. lawmakers on both sides of the aisle uneasy -- as Congress prepares to weigh in with a potentially big vote.<p>The new deadline for talks is Friday, but negotiators already are expected to blow by …

Iran blames 'excessive' and 'changing' Western demands for missed nuclear deal deadline

Iran foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who met his US counterpart John Kerry once again on Friday morning at the start of a 14th day of negotiations, condemns Western demands<p>Iran has blamed the "excessive demands" and changing positions of Western countries for the latest missed deadline in …

Pentagon Concludes America Is Not Safe Unless It Conquers The World. US Plans War against Russia. | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>The Pentagon has released its “National Military Strategy of the United States of America 2015,” June 2015.</i> …