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Republicans tangle over next steps on Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Conservative Republicans in the U.S. Congress want to keep pressing the attack on Planned Parenthood by trying to cut off its federal funds, but Republican leaders are sounding wary with crucial tax and budget issues looming ahead.<p>Protesters stand on a sidewalk outside a …

US President Barack Obama to fly to Kenya – and controversy

Feverish excitement ahead of the arrival on Friday night of the 44th President of the United States – and trepidation about how Kenya’s most famous son will grasp the thorny issues<p>When gunmen from the terrorist group al-Shabaab stormed Nairobi’s Westgate Mall in September 2013, Adam Osman slipped …

Pentagon ‘Shocked’ by Anthrax Leak

A Pentagon report blamed bureaucracy for the mix-up that sent live anthrax around the world.<p>The Defense Department, which is responsible for the …

Ladbrokes merges with Coral to create £2.3bn bookmaking giant

The new company will be the biggest bookie in Britain by betting shops, although regulators are expected to demand some disposals<p>Ladbrokes faces a year-long battle with competition regulators after agreeing <b>a £2.3bn merger with smaller rival Gala Coral</b> to create Britain’s biggest bookmaker.<p>The …

Police: 3 dead in movie theater shooting, including gunman

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A lone gunman sitting in a packed movie theater stood up about 20 minutes into the showing of "Trainwreck" and began firing …

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Gold is getting crushed again

Just after midday Sydney time on Friday, the price of gold had fallen by a further $15.40, or 1.41%, to $1,078.70.<p>It's now trading at the lowest level seen since February 2010.<p>The US dollar index, which often has an inverse relationship to movements in the gold price, is up 0.16% at 97.269.<p>The …

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Is It Really Safe to Go Trekking in Nepal Again?

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BlackBerry lays out security strategy as turnaround takes shape

<i>(By Euan Rocha, Reuters) –</i> BlackBerry on Thursday showcased a suite of security products that safeguard everything from medical devices to Hollywood movie scripts, though its CEO acknowledged that his effort to transform the company remains a work in progress.<p>The Waterloo, Ontario-based company, …

Australian 'ISIL nurse' flies home with police escort

An Australian nurse who says he was forced by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group to work as a medic in Syria is returning to Sydney voluntarily with a police escort, Australian police have said.<p>Adam Brookman, 39, who will return to Australia on Friday, could become the first …

Photograph Summer Fun From Festivals to Farmers Markets

Street fairs and block parties and farmer’s markets, oh my!<p>Summer’s <i>the</i> time for outdoor fun. But so much activity can be overwhelming. How do you …

3 reasons why investors suddenly want a piece of Amazon

Amazon’s stock just skyrocketed 18 percent in after-hours trading. Here are three reasons why investors are happy right now:<p>1) Amazon surprised Wall Street<p>Amazon surpassed analyst expectations by a landslide. The company was expected to generate losses per share of $0.14 — it instead delivered …