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Shots fired near Camp Shelby in Mississippi, no injuries – local media | Reuters

Shots were fired near Camp Shelby, a military post in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and authorities were searching for suspected shooters, according to local media. #author #Business #Entertainment #Latin America #opinion

2 mins ago

After failed FT bid Springer to go for pure digital deals | Reuters

FRANKFURT After its failed bid to buy the Financial Times, Germany's biggest news publisher Axel Springer will concentrate on digital expansion through small and medium-sized deals, the company said on Tuesday. Springer was outbid last month by Japan's Nikkei in an attempt to buy the FT from Pearson #Argentina #India #Latin America #markets #opinion #science #United Kingdom

15 mins ago

Suspected Boko Haram militants kill eight, kidnap 100 in Cameroon | Reuters

YAOUNDE At least eight people were killed and about 100 others were kidnapped by suspected Boko Haram militants in an overnight raid on a village near Cameroon's northern border, a local government and a military source said. Tchakarmari, the village targeted early on Tuesday, lies north of Maroua, where dozens of people were killed in a series of suicide bombings by the Nigerian Islamist group last month. "Residents said the attackers headed back to Nigeria where Cameroon is not allowed to pursue them," the local government source in the Far North region said. #Africa #Crime #India #Latin America #Nigeria

30 mins ago

Two Ebola cases reported in past week but risks remain – WHO | Reuters

GENEVA Guinea and Sierra Leone each recorded a single cases of Ebola in the past week, putting a year-end goal of ending the deadly epidemic within reach although risks remain, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday. Tight surveillance and tracing contacts of infected people remain crucial, and are especially challenging during the heavy rains in August, WHO Assistant-Director Bruce Aylward said. "The progress is real .. #Africa #Argentina #Economy #India #United Kingdom

32 mins ago

China stock exchanges step up crackdown on short-selling | Reuters

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG China stepped up a crackdown on short-selling of shares on Tuesday, unveiling rules that make it harder for speculators to profit from hourly price changes, as some of the nation's major brokerages suspended their short-selling businesses. #Argentina #China #Economy #India #Latin America

45 mins ago

U.S.-trained Syrian rebels believe captured by militants -source | Reuters

WASHINGTON The United States believes that at least five Syrian rebels who were trained by the U.S. military have been captured by suspected members of Syria's al Qaeda affiliate, Nusra Front, a U.S. official said on Tuesday, speaking on condition of anonymity. #India #Islam #Latin America #Middle East #Technology #United States

47 mins ago

Apple and interest rate jitters weigh on Wall Street | Reuters

Wall Street extended losses on Tuesday as investors worried about a rise in interest rates while Apple's shares hit their lowest in over six months. The iPhone maker's shares fell as much as 4.4 percent to $113.25, slipping firmly below their 200-day daily moving average, a key technical level closely watched by traders #India #NASDAQ #opinion #science #Technology

Aug 5, 2015

Syria foreign minister in Tehran for talks with Iran, Russia | Reuters

DUBAI Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem arrived in Tehran on Tuesday for talks with officials from allies Iran and Russia that are expected to focus on efforts to end the civil war in his country. Iran and Russia have stood by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, providing military and financial support during more than four years of the conflict. #Business #crisis #Europe #Iran #Middle East #opinion #Russia

Aug 5, 2015

Wall Street lower as Apple slips to 6-month low | Reuters

REUTERS - Wall Street fell on Tuesday as Apple's shares remained under pressure, hitting their lowest in more than six months, and investors digested earnings reports from a host of companies. #function-check #function-shr #table #var-local #var-paragraph #var-symbol #webtrends-multi