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23 min ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

Pope calls for Middle East cease-fire

Pope Francis called for a cease-fire in the Middle East before Sunday's Angelus prayer and said his meeting in June with the presidents of Israel and the Palestinian Authority was not a waste of time.


Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Pope Benedict XVI, Shimon Peres

4 hrs ago | The Macon Telegraph

Chinese officials will buy more electric cars

A joint plan from five government ministries and departments calls for about a third of cars bought for state use from 2014 to 2016 to rely on clean energy, and the percentage will be raised year by year after that, the Xinhua News Agency said.


Related Topix: China, Asia

8 hrs ago | The Straits Times

Day 6 of Gaza offensive: Israeli troops clash with Hamas militants in first ground assault

An explosion is seen in the northern Gaza Strip after an Israeli air strike on Sunday, July 13, 2014.


Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Explosion

10 hrs ago | NBC12

Kerry in Vienna; extension of nuclear talks likely

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other officials gathering in Vienna face a deadline only days away for a comprehensive pact preventing Tehran from developing nuclear weapons.


Related Topix: Europe, Germany

Sat Jul 12, 2014

KTRE-TV Lufkin

Seoul: North Korea again test-fires projectiles

North Korea launched two projectiles presumed to be ballistic missiles into the sea on Sunday, South Korea said, the latest in a series of test-firings seen as expressions of anger over its failure to win talks on receiving outside aid, and over ongoing U.S.-South Korean military drills.


Related Topix: North Korea, Asia, South Korea,

Graham Leader

Divers, snorkelers converge for undersea 'concert'

Nearly 500 divers and snorkelers submerged in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary on Saturday for a "concert" beneath the sea broadcast by a local radio station.


Related Topix: Animated TV, Entertainment, Television, Children TV, Germany


Afghan rivals clinch deal, easing political crisis

Afghanistan's two rival candidates reached a breakthrough agreement Saturday to a complete audit of their contested presidential election and, whoever the victor, a national unity government.

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Related Topix: Asia, Afghanistan, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

"Corn Island" wins Karlovy Vary film festival

The movie, a coproduction of Georgia, Germany, France, the Czech Republic and Kazakhstan, is a psychological drama with sparse dialogues about an old farmer and his granddaughter living on a tiny island in a river that forms a natural border between Georgia and its breakaway region of Abkhazia.


Related Topix: Germany, Czech Republic, Europe

KXLY-TV Spokane

Putin meets with Castro brothers in Cuba

In a scene out of the Cold War, Cuban President Raul Castro and ailing brother Fidel met with the current leader of the communist island's longtime economic benefactor, the state press reported Saturday.


Related Topix: Cuba, Central America, Raul Castro, Vladimir Putin, Fidel Castro,

CBS 3 Springfield

Associate: Tommy Ramone, last of the Ramones, dies

Tommy Ramone, a co-founder of the seminal punk band the Ramones and the last surviving member of the original group, has died, a business associate said Saturday.


Related Topix: Punk, The Ramones, Hungary, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

Iraq sending 4,000 volunteers to help in Ramadi

An Iraqi Shiite fighter chants slogans against the al-Qaida-inspired Islamic State group during Friday prayers in the Shiite holy city of Karbala, 50 miles south of Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, July 11, 2014.

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Related Topix: Middle East, Iraq,

Cambodian police investigate strangling death of Mississippi man

U.S. diplomats in the Southeast Asian nation could not immediately be reached for comment.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Cambodia,

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Palestinians draft UN resolution urging cease-fire

An Israeli soldier leans on the barrel of the gun of a mobile artillery unit at a position on the Israel-Gaza border, Friday, July 11, 2014.


Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, Palestinian Territories,

Daily Mail

Pornography gives sex addicts the same high as DRUGS - but isn't addictive

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Related Topix: PayPal, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Israel, Middle East

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Judge challenges prosecutors on terror case claim

This Nov. 9, 2012 photo provided by the U.S. Attorney's Office shows Babar Ahmad, extradited in October 2012 with Syed Talha Ahsan to the United States from Britain on charges of supporting terrorists through websites.


Related Topix: Prison, New Haven, CT, Asia, Afghanistan

KLOU-FM Saint Louis

North Korea Complains to UN About Seth Rogen Movie

North Korea continues to do a fine job of promoting an upcoming flick with Seth Rogen and James Franco.

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Related Topix: North Korea, Kim Jong Un


The Deported L.A. Gangs Behind This Border Kid Crisis

Poverty was surely a factor, as no doubt was the mistaken belief that American immigration authorities would not send back unaccompanied children.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Prison, Honduras, Central America, Central America Travel, Travel, Honduras Travel

KHOU-TV Houston

Cholera threatens thousands in South Sudan: agency

The aid group Save the Children says an outbreak of cholera is putting thousands of lives at risk in parts of violence-hit South Sudan.


Related Topix: Sudan, Africa, South Sudan

National Public Radio

Indian Actress And Dancer Zohra Sehgal Dies

Actress and dancer Zohra Sehgal, who charmed viewers with her impish grin and twinkling eyes, has died of heart failure in New Delhi at age 102.


Related Topix: Zohra Sehgal, India, Arts, Cinema, Bollywood


Officers say no 'stand-down order' for Benghazi

14, 2012, file photo shows Libyan military guards as they check one of the U.S. .


Related Topix: Africa, Libya, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa