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Ferguson shooting protests move to St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Protests over the fatal police shooting of 18-year‑old Michael Brown in suburban St. Louis migrated to the city Tuesday as...

Syrian government 'likely' used chlorine gas on civillans

An independent U. N. commission said Wednesday that the Syrian government has likely used chlorine gas to attack civilians and that the Islamic State group...

American militant reported killed in Syria

An American man believed to have been killed in Syria was there to fight alongside a terrorist group, most likely the Islamic State, a U. S. official said...

IMF chief Lagarde under investigation in France

IMF chief Christine Lagarde says she is under official investigation for negligence in a French corruption probe that dates back to her days as finance...

 

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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...

Taiwan fighters chase China jets a week after US incident

Taiwan sent fighter jets to tail two Chinese military planes that entered the island’s air space, a week after a close encounter between a U. S. and...

US stocks climb as S&P 500 tops 2,000 on economic strength

U. S. stocks rose, sending the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index above 2,000, as reports showed the biggest ever jump in durable‑goods orders and...

Gold trades below $1,300 as US economy weighed with tensions

Gold held below $1,300 an ounce as investors weighed a strengthening U. S. economy and dollar against signs of easing tensions around the world.