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Rivers remains in serious condition

Comedian Joan Rivers was in serious condition on Friday at a New York hospital a day after she was admitted suffering cardiac arrest when her breathing...

Besieged UN peacekeepers in Syria ready to use 'deadly force'

Seventy‑five Filipino members of a UN peacekeeping force besieged by Syrian rebels on the Golan...

Pentagon: Iraq operations cost $560 million so far

WASHINGTON (AP) — U. S. military operations in Iraq, including airstrikes and surveillance flights, have cost about $560 million since...

Defiant Gaza militants vow to rearm amid shaky truce

Thousands of militants paraded in the besieged Gaza Strip Friday, defiantly saying they would rearm as the prospects of a final deal on a long‑term...



Time Warner Cable internet disruption sparks probe by Cuomo

Time Warner Cable Inc.’s nationwide Internet service disruption this morning is increasing the scrutiny of its planned merger with Comcast Corp.

McDonald's faces biggest test in Russia since end of Soviet era

McDonald’s Corp., which arrived in Soviet‑era Russia in 1990 and helped open the communist...

Humans causing irreversible damage to planet: UN

Humans risk causing irreversible and widespread damage to the planet unless there’s faster action to limit the fossil fuel emissions blamed for...

Malaysia Airlines to cut 6000 jobs to return to profit

Malaysian Airline System Bhd., which lost two jetliners in air disasters this year, will eliminate 6,000 jobs as the national carrier restructures.