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Authorities study plane debris found off Africa for links to Flight MH370| Reuters

Jul 30, 2015

Authorities study plane debris found off Africa for links to Flight MH370| Reuters

PARIS/SYDNEY France's air crash investigation agency is studying a piece of plane debris found on Reunion Island off the east coast of Africa but it was too early to say if it came from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, a spokesman said on Wednesday. A source familiar with the matter said the debris was most likely from a Boeing 777 ( BA.N ), but that it was not yet established if it was from MH370. A U.S #Business #United States #France #Australia #opinion
Cincinnati police officer indicted in shooting death of black man| Reuters

Jul 30, 2015

Cincinnati police officer indicted in shooting death of black man| Reuters

CINCINNATI A University of Cincinnati police officer was indicted Wednesday on murder charges in the fatal shooting last week of an unarmed black motorist who was stopped because of a missing front license plate. Hamilton County prosecutor Joseph Deters called the July 19 death of Samuel Dubose, 43, "senseless" and "totally unwarranted." Ray Tensing, the 25-year-old white officer who shot Dubose in the head, "wasn't dealing with someone who was wanted for murder," Deters told a news conference #United States #India #Middle East #Education #Latin America
Turkey launches heaviest air strikes yet on PKK, stoking Kurdish ire| Reuters

Jul 30, 2015

Turkey launches heaviest air strikes yet on PKK, stoking Kurdish ire| Reuters

ISTANBUL Turkish jets launched their heaviest assault on Kurdish militants in northern Iraq overnight since air strikes began last week, hours after President Tayyip Erdogan said a peace process had become impossible. The strikes hit Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) targets including shelters, depots and caves in six areas, a statement from Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu's office said #United States #Syria #Middle East #Turkey #Latin America #crisis
Syrian jets bombard plain after rebel attack - monitor| Reuters

Jul 30, 2015

Syrian jets bombard plain after rebel attack - monitor| Reuters

BEIRUT The Syrian air force bombarded a plain in the northwest of the country, a group monitoring the war said on Wednesday, after insurgents launched an offensive to advance deeper into government-held areas vital to President Bashar al-Assad. #Business #United States #India #Middle East #markets #Latin America #Entertainment
Democratic presidential hopeful Clinton to call for lifting Cuban embargo| Reuters

Jul 30, 2015

Democratic presidential hopeful Clinton to call for lifting Cuban embargo| Reuters

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton this week will call on U.S. lawmakers to lift the long-standing economic embargo against Cuba, her campaign announced on Wednesday. The former U.S #United States #India #Afghanistan #Hillary Clinton #Cuba
Taliban leader Mullah Omar declared dead, again

Jul 29, 2015

Taliban leader Mullah Omar declared dead, again

The leader of the Afghan Taliban, Mullah Mohammed Omar, has died, according to the Afghan officials. The militant group has not commented on the claim. #United States #Taliban #NewsTracker #afghan #Mullah Mohammed Omar
Magnitude 5.9 quake hits Panama-Colombia border, no reports of damage| Reuters

Jul 29, 2015

Magnitude 5.9 quake hits Panama-Colombia border, no reports of damage| Reuters

A magnitude 5.9 quake struck the forested Panama-Colombia border on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of damage. #Business #United States #Europe #United Kingdom #Foreign policy #author #Colombia
Father of Colorado movie gunman pleads with jury for his life| Reuters

Jul 29, 2015

Father of Colorado movie gunman pleads with jury for his life| Reuters

CENTENNIAL, Colo. The father of the Colorado movie massacre gunman pleaded on Tuesday for his son's life, showing the jury photos of family vacations during the days when he said James Holmes was "a really excellent kid" who is mentally ill and not to blame for his July 2012 rampage. Bob Holmes, who with his wife Arlene has attended the proceedings on the outskirts of Denver almost every day since they began in late April, made his long-anticipated appearance on the witness stand during the trial's punishment phase #Business #United States #India #Crime #Latin America #Entertainment
Part of Pentagon email network taken down over suspicious activity| Reuters

Jul 29, 2015

Part of Pentagon email network taken down over suspicious activity| Reuters

WASHINGTON An unclassified email network used by Army General Martin Dempsey and other members of the U.S. military's Joint Staff has been taken off line because of suspicious activity, a Pentagon spokeswoman said on Tuesday. Army Lieutenant Colonel Valerie Henderson said the unclassified email network for all users on the Joint Staff was taken offline by the Defense Department because of suspicious activity noted over the weekend and is "currently down." "We continue to identify and mitigate cybersecurity risks across our networks," Henderson said #United States #India #science #markets #military #Entertainment #opinion