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Giant 'face-scape' portrait opens in Washington

A composite landscape portrait of American men, so big it is best seen from a low‑flying airplane, went on display on Washington's National Mall...

Turkey pushes for more than 'dropping tons of bombs' on ISIS

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan pressed the West on Wednesday to find a long‑term solution to the crises in Syria and Iraq, saying dropping...

Two white Ohio women sue over sperm from black donor

An Ohio woman and her partner have sued a Chicago‑area sperm bank after she became pregnant with sperm donated by a black man instead of a white man...

Liberian President sees signs of Ebola 'stabilisation'

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says the Ebola outbreak that has devastated her country was showing signs of stabilising as the official death...

 

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Secret Service chief Pierson resigns amid security lapses

Embattled U. S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson, the first woman to lead the agency in charge of protecting the president, resigned amid mounting...

Thailand halts buying crops as junta seeks stockpile sales

Thailand’s junta is changing tack on agricultural policy, saying it will eschew buying farm products directly from growers as state purchases spur...

Obama tells black caucus their votes needed along with prayers

President Barack Obama challenged black voters to turn out for November’s congressional elections...

Indonesian gas-guzzlers may blunt Widodo fuel policy

At the Indonesia International Motor Show last week, car marketer Pankaj Jain didn’t have much cause for worry that an impending fuel‑price...