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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...

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.

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.

Militia: Airstrikes in Libya's capital kill 15

Two airstrikes targeting Islamist militia positions in Libya's capital on Saturday killed 15 fighters and wounded 30 others, a senior Islamist militia...



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...