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US ready to 'take action' in Syria if Americans threatened

The White House said it was ready to "take action" against any threat to America as it indicated serious consideration of US military strikes...

Iraq suicide bomber kills at least 11 in Baghdad

Iraqi officials say a suicide bombing against an Interior Ministry building in central Baghdad has killed at least 11 people.

Thousands to march against NY chokehold death

Thousands of marchers are expected to protest the death of an unarmed black man who was placed in a chokehold by a white New York police officer.

Russian aid trucks begin to leave Ukraine

Trucks marked as being from a bitterly disputed Russian aid convoy to Ukraine began returning to Russia on Saturday.



NetJets Brazil sales at record as rich favor private jets

For an increasing number of wealthy Brazilians, first‑class perks on airlines don’t cut it anymore. They’d rather just fly in a private...

Obama's effort to combat extremists suffers Iraq setback

President Barack Obama’s effort to have Arabs play the lead role in combating the Islamic State terrorist group suffered a setback yesterday when...

EBay rises on report of possible PayPal spinoff next year

EBay Inc. shares climbed after The Information reported the company could spin off its payment unit as soon as next year.

S&P 500 falls from record amid central bank comments, Ukraine

The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index fell after reaching an all‑time high as investors...