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Mother, son, and suspect dead as 3 hostages freed

Police burst into a home early Sunday in Trenton, New Jersey, finding a woman and her 13-year-old son dead, and three of her other children being held hostage, authorities said.<p>The suspect, Gerald Tyrone Murphy, 38, was shot by police and died from his wounds, authorities said at a news conference …

BRICS nations fail to launch new bank

Leaders from the so-called BRICS group of emerging nations have failed to launch a much-anticipated new development bank to rival Western-dominated institutions like the World Bank.<p>After holding talks in the South African port city of Durban on Wednesday, leaders from Brazil, Russia, India, China …

Chaos Looms if the Court Strikes Down DOMA and Punts on Prop 8

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Making predictions of Supreme Court rulings based on oral arguments is a notoriously unreliable …

Cyprus to reopen banks on Thursday

Cyprus has confirmed that its banks would reopen after a nearly two-week lockdown, but with temporary restrictions which limit daily withdrawals.<p>The banks will reopen on Thursday, from 10:00 GMT to 16:00 GMT, two days after the island nation's newly elected conservative government clinched a deal …