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Survey: Most economists say Fed will raise rates in 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The vast majority of business economists expect the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates before the end of the year, according …

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As marathon talks continue, Koreas ready their militaries for conflict

TOKYO — Representatives from North and South Korea held a day of marathon talks Sunday — stretching more than 21 hours past noon local time Monday, without any word of either progress or failure — as they tried to find a way to defuse escalating tensions.<p>But even as the talks continued, the South …

ISIL destroy ancient temple at Palmyra

Islamist militants known as ISIL have reportedly blown up an ancient temple at the ruins of Palmyra in Syria which is one of the Middle East’s most significant archaeological sites .<p>The Baalshamin Temple was the most intact structure in the 2,000 year-old Roman-era city.<p>ISIL took control of Palmyra …

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Bloodshed in Beirut as anti-government protests turn violent

One person is reported dead and more than 70 injured after a second day of protests against Lebanon’s government turned violent.<p>People have poured onto the streets of Beirut to denounce authorities’ inability to find a solution to a crisis that started last month when the main refuse tip in the …

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