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U.S. Navy to name ship after gay activist Harvey Milk | Reuters

Jul 30, 2016

U.S. Navy to name ship after gay activist Harvey Milk | Reuters

The U.S. Navy will name one of its new class of oil tankers after Harvey Milk, an activist who became one of the first openly gay people to be elected to public office in the United States before his assassination in 1978, officials said on Friday. #Economy #India #Middle East #Argentina #Navy
Exclusive: Clinton campaign also hacked in attacks on Democrats - sources | Reuters

Jul 30, 2016

Exclusive: Clinton campaign also hacked in attacks on Democrats - sources | Reuters

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO The computer network used by Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s campaign was hacked as part of a broad cyber attack on Democratic political organizations, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. The latest attack, which was disclosed to Reuters on Friday, follows reports of two other hacks on the Democratic National Committee and the party’s fundraising committee for candidates for the U.S #United States #Business #Democrats #Middle East #science #markets
Russia has motive, capability and form for U.S. email hack | Reuters

Jul 30, 2016

Russia has motive, capability and form for U.S. email hack | Reuters

MOSCOW The Kremlin says it had zero involvement in the hacking of Democratic Party emails while U.S. #United States #Business #Middle East #Russia #markets #Election
Trendy Miami neighborhood is first in U.S. with local Zika spread | Reuters

Jul 30, 2016

Trendy Miami neighborhood is first in U.S. with local Zika spread | Reuters

MIAMI Christophe and Franziska Lefever were admiring graffiti at an outdoor gallery in a chic Miami arts district on Friday when they learned that the first cases of Zika spread by mosquitoes in the continental United States were contracted in the area. "We're covered in bug bites already," said Christophe Lefever, 26, weighing his and his wife's odds of getting infected with a virus tied to a rare but serious birth defect #Brazil #Middle East #Health #Argentina #United Kingdom
U.S. general denies involvement in Turkish coup attempt | Reuters

Jul 30, 2016

U.S. general denies involvement in Turkish coup attempt | Reuters

WASHINGTON The commander of U.S. Central Command, General Joseph Votel, on Friday rejected claims by Turkish officials that he supported a failed coup attempt earlier this month. "Any reporting that I had anything to do with the recent unsuccessful coup attempt in Turkey is unfortunate and completely inaccurate," Votel said, according to the statement from U.S #Business #Middle East #Argentina #United Kingdom #Entertainment #article
Syrian maternity hospital supported by Save the Children bombed - charity | Reuters

Jul 29, 2016

Syrian maternity hospital supported by Save the Children bombed - charity | Reuters

BEIRUT A Syrian maternity hospital in a rebel-held area of Idlib province was extensively damaged on Friday after a direct hit, international charity Save the Children, which supports the hospital, said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which monitors violence in Syria's five-year-old conflict, said air strikes hit the hospital and also a civil defence building. The number of casualties is not yet known, a spokesman for Save the Children said. #United States #Middle East #Argentina #United Kingdom #crisis #Entertainment #article
Five soldiers killed, eight wounded in attack in Turkey's southeast - sources | Reuters

Jul 29, 2016

Five soldiers killed, eight wounded in attack in Turkey's southeast - sources | Reuters

DIYARBAKIR Five soldiers were killed and eight others wounded in an attack by Kurdish militants in Turkey's southeastern district of Cukurca, security sources said on Friday. Soldiers were carrying out a security check on the road near Cukurca in Hakkari province bordering Iraq and Iran when they were attacked by Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants, sources said. #United States #Business #Middle East #science #United Kingdom #Entertainment
Kerry sees risk to U.S.-Russia cooperation from Aleppo operation | Reuters

Jul 29, 2016

Kerry sees risk to U.S.-Russia cooperation from Aleppo operation | Reuters

WASHINGTON If Russia's planned humanitarian operation for Aleppo is a ruse, it risks disrupting U.S.-Russian efforts to achieve a political solution to end the five-year Syrian civil war, the United States said on Friday. Russia and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government on Thursday declared a "humanitarian operation" in the besieged rebel-held sector of Aleppo, opening "safe corridors" so people can flee Syria's most important opposition stronghold #United States #Business #Middle East #Russia #crisis #article
'Traitors' Cemetery' reserved for Turkey's coup plotters | Reuters

Jul 29, 2016

'Traitors' Cemetery' reserved for Turkey's coup plotters | Reuters

ISTANBUL Captain Mehmet Karabekir's body was not washed before burial. #Middle East #markets #Security #Turkey #Foreign policy
Suspects arrested in Yemen over attack on Aden old folks' home | Reuters

Jul 29, 2016

Suspects arrested in Yemen over attack on Aden old folks' home | Reuters

ADEN Yemeni security forces have arrested a number of suspects in connection with an attack on a senior citizens' home in Aden in March in which at least 16 people were killed, including four Indian nuns, a spokesman said on Thursday. His statement said one of the suspects had confessed to the attack, in which four people supposedly visiting their mother stormed the compound and opened fire. An Indian priest was kidnapped, and his fate is still unknown. #United States #Economy #Islam #Middle East #science #Argentina #United Kingdom