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US-Afghan security deal could be signed soon: Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday voiced hope that a long‑delayed US‑Afghan security deal governing the presence of American troops in...

Ashraf Ghani declared president-elect in contested Afghan poll

Afghanistan's election commission declared former finance minister Ashraf Ghani as the...

Woman gives birth on California freeway shoulder

Marine Corps veteran Bolivar Vilchez was terrified as he helped his wife deliver their daughter on the side of a Southern California freeway.

Syria refugee flood to Turkey hits 100,000

The 19-year‑old Kurdish militant, who has been fighting the Islamic State group in Syria, brought his family across the border into Turkey to safety...



Obama, UN, US home sales, IPOs, Nike: The week ahead

U. S. sales of previously owned and new homes probably climbed in August as the market strengthened, data this week will show.

Gold bulls extend longest 2014 exit as prices drop: Commodities

Hedge funds extended this year’s longest exit from bullish gold bets as slumping prices and...

Balls vows to restore 50% tax, cut ministers' pay if UK Labour wins

The opposition Labour finance spokesman, Ed Balls, will tomorrow pledge to cut U. K. ministers’...

China coal peak imminent, makes coal risky investment - Study

Chinese demand for coal may peak as soon as this year, hurting a world market already suffering from...