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Islamic State campaign tests Obama's commitment to Mideast allies

After about 15 hours of flying and five hours of meetings, sleep finally caught up with U. S. Secretary...

US general refuses to rule out larger ground role in Iraq

The most senior U. S. military officer raised the possibility on Tuesday that U. S. troops might need to take on a larger ground role as they fend off...

Nigerian preacher under pressure over fatal church collapse

A popular Nigerian preacher and televangelist was under mounting pressure on Wednesday to co‑operate with the authorities after a fatal building...

Clashes in Yemen capital suburb kill at least 20: Sources

At least 20 people were killed when Shi'ite Muslim rebels clashed with army soldiers and allied tribesmen in an outer suburb of the Yemeni capital of...

 

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DuPont activist shareholder Nelson Peltz pushes for breakup

DuPont Co. activist investor Nelson Peltz called for a breakup of the third‑largest U. S. chemical company and criticized its board for failing to...

China gamblers go to Vegas as spending crackdown hits Macau

China’s high‑spending gamblers are looking to bet outside Macau amid a government assault on corruption and extravagance, and that’s...

Wal-Mart firings chill whistle-blowers, Xinhua commentary says

Wal‑Mart Stores Inc. sent a chilling message to whistle‑blowers by firing four Chinese...

Wall Street Court Defeat Gives Swap Regulator Firmer Hand Abroad

Wall Street’s bid to rein in U. S. derivatives regulation was rejected by a federal judge in a...