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Egyptian government uses Al-Qassam to cover own failures

The Egyptian army is unable to achieve stability in Sinai, and Egyptian soldiers find themselves trapped by armed terrorist groups in the region. …

Saudi Women Right-to-Drive Activists Deploy Twitter, Face Terrorism Court

It has been nearly two weeks since Saudi Arabia lost King Abdullah, 90, whom his people affectionately labeled “The King of Humanity.” Since then, …

China's GDP growth slows to 7.4% in 2014: govt data

Workers assemble LED lights at a factory in Zouping, eastern China's Shandong province, on December 31, 2014 © AFP/File -<p>Beijing (AFP) - China's gross domestic product (GDP) rose 7.4 percent in 2014, official data showed on Tuesday, slumping to a 24-year low with authorities describing slowing …

Palaszczuk opts for frugality and federal help in Queensland Labor election bid

Queensland’s opposition leader has unveiled what she calls “modest policies” at Labor’s campaign launch before focusing on proposed asset sales and the prime minister, Tony Abbott.<p>Annastacia Palaszczuk’s biggest spend on a single policy at the launch was $240m over four years to fund community and …

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Interest in midterms may be low, but local TV awash in political ad spending

The upcoming midterm elections might be underwhelming for many Americans, but it could shape up to be one of the most profitable for local TV …

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Ex-Archbishop quits over Church of England child sex abuse revelations

Lord Hope, the former Archbishop of York, steps down from post, ending 50 years of ministry, after report into child abuse by a former cathedral dean which found 'systemic failures' by the Church of England<p>The former Archbishop of York, Lord Hope of Thornes, has resigned from formal ministry in the …

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Chicago police arrest rapper and 28 others for 'cracking cards'

Twenty-nine people in the Chicago area have received federal and state indictments for their alleged involvement in a bank fraud scheme that was conducted over social media for several years and has cost financial institutions millions of dollars in losses.<p>Authorities say some of those arrested …

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Watch Jennifer Garner Talk About Sex... Education

Jennifer Garner, who stars in the new movie about the perils of the internet <i>Men, Women & Children</i>, has nothing particular against porn. She just …

Freedom Tower Architect Daniel Libeskind: “Ground Zero Is Very, Very Close To My Original Idea”

The renowned architect talks to Co.Design about how he works, embracing failure, and why he’d love to design an airport.<p>After more than a decade of development, 1 World Trade Center, the 1,775-foot colossal tower that has risen from the depths of Ground Zero, is finally ready to open (probably). …

GOP, White House clash on Secret Service scandal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two years after a prostitution scandal rocked the Secret Service, a Republican congressman renewed allegations Thursday about …

Obama Wants 6 Million Children In Preschool By The End Of The Decade

President Barack Obama's new goal of enrolling 6 million children in high-quality preschools by the end of the decade includes 3-year-olds, in addition to the 4-year-olds who are part of his earlier Preschool For All initiative, according to a White House official.<p>Obama noted the new goal in the …

Bee swarm kills Ariz. man; 800K in nest

A swarm of Africanized bees killed one yardworker and critically injured another Wednesday during an attack in southern Arizona, the Douglas Fire Department reported.<p>The aggressive bees came from a colony of an estimated 800,000 bees in a 3-by-8-foot nest in an attic.<p>The dead man and his injured …

St Louis police officer kills 18-year-old, reviving Ferguson tensions

A St Louis city police officer shot and killed a young male suspect on Wednesday, authorities said, bringing new tension as protests continue over the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager in August.<p>The officer had attempted to stop the fleeing suspect, the St Louis Metropolitan Police …

Manchester United have no chance of signing Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid, claims agent Jorge Mendes

Super agent Jorge Mendes admits the Portuguese remembers his time at Old Trafford fondly, but will retire at the Spanish giants<p><b>Cristiano Ronaldo</b>’s agent, Jorge Mendes, has ruled out the prospect of the player rejoining <b>Manchester United</b>, insisting it would be “impossible” for the Portuguese forward …

Relive The 'Blood Moon' With These Dazzling Lunar Eclipse Photos

Skywatchers were treated to the second -- and final -- "blood moon" of the year early Wednesday, Oct. 8, and it was quite a show (scroll down for some dazzling photos).<p>A "blood moon" occurs when the reddish hue from a sunset or sunrise reflects onto the moon's surface during a full lunar eclipse, …

Is Kim Jong Un's sister Kim Yo Jong in charge?

The mystery surrounding North Korea's erratic young leader, Kim Jong Un, only deepens by the day.<p>He has not been seen publicly in more than a month. Rumors are flying that Kim is ill with gout, diabetes, even possible problems with his ankles. Now, a group of defectors say they believe Kim's …

Palestinian unity government meets in Gaza

The Palestinian unity government has held its first meeting in war-torn Gaza, the first cabinet session since 2007, when a brief armed confrontation soured relations between Hamas and Fatah faction.<p>Thursday's meeting was the first in the besieged enclave, and the first that Gaza-based ministers …