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FOX411's pic of the day

FOX411's pic of the day<p>What are those kooky celebs up to now?<p>Adele<p>Adele celebrated her 27 birthday as Boy George. Naturally. The singer did her best to channel the music icon. "Thank you for the birthday wishes I had a wonderful time! I was my hero x #gottahavefaith," she shared on Twitter. Click …

Pakistan: Several Taliban killed following school massacre

Pakistani security forces said they killed several Taliban insurgents in and around Peshawar on Saturday, four days after Taliban gunmen massacred scores of children the northwestern city.<p>At least five militants, including a key commander, were killed Saturday in a battle between security forces …

Daily Mail publisher's underlying revenue up 3 percent in third quarter | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Daily Mail and General Trust, the publisher of the Daily Mail tabloid and Mail Online website, said underlying revenue grew 3 percent in the third quarter after a strong performance from its events and business information units.<p>Revenue for the three months to end-June came in at …

Hundreds of homes threatened by Washington state wildfire

Residents of 860 homes in Washington state have been told to leave and at least 800 more houses are threatened by a wildfire that has raced across two square miles of forest, forced part of the area's main road to close, and raised a plume of smoke that can be seen from Seattle.<p>Worsening wildfire …

Rammasun Becomes a Super Typhoon on Approach to China

<i>Update: July 17, 11:30 p.m. ET: Super Typhoon Rammasun, as it is now officially classified by the Chinese Meteorological Administration, is set to</i> …

U.S. housing starts, permits decline in June

Reopening of Rafah crossing top priority for Hamas in ceasefire talks

Border crossing is a lifeline for Palestinians, but Egypt does not want to gift Hamas something that would increase its popularity<p>Seen from the Gaza side, the Rafah border crossing into Egypt is an unimpressive sight. A pair of squared-off grey arches beside a half-ruined building, its walls …

Homes Evacuated As Wildfires Rage Across West

Wildfires raged across the West on Thursday, forcing the evacuation of hundreds of homes in Washington state. Authorities also closed a highway there as firefighters battled blazes whipped by strong wind, fed by triple-digit temperatures and burning out of control. Thirty counties in Washington …

Wildfires

Military allow ousted Thai PM Yingluck to travel abroad

<b>Thailand's military leaders have given ousted PM Yingluck Shinawatra permission to travel abroad for the first time since the coup.</b><p>A military spokesman said the request had been approved because Ms Yingluck had "kept a low profile" since her government was overthrown on 22 May.<p>Reports suggest she …

Yingluck Shinawatra

Russia slams latest US sanctions over Ukraine as 'bullying'

Russia reacted strongly Thursday to new unilateral sanctions announced the day before by President Barack Obama, with a spokesman for the country's Foreign Ministry decrying what it claimed were "bullying" tactics by Washington.<p>"We consider the new round of American sanctions against Russia as a …

Gaza humanitarian truce goes into force, hours after tunnel clash

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel launched a Gaza ground campaign after 10 days of bombardments from the air and sea failed to stop militants’ rocket attacks, stepping up an offensive that already has taken a heavy toll in civilian lives.<p>Israel signalled the invasion would be limited in scope - …