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National Guard starts to pull out of embattled Missouri town

National Guard troops began departing Ferguson, Missouri, on Friday in a sign authorities are increasingly confident they have quelled the worst of the...

Gaza gunmen execute 18 suspected informers for Israel

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Hamas‑led gunmen in Gaza executed 18 Palestinians accused of collaborating with Israel on Friday, a day after Israel...

Pentagon cites 'dangerous' Chinese jet intercept

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Friday accused a Chinese fighter jet of conducting a "dangerous intercept" of a U. S. Navy...

UN: death toll from Syrian civil war tops 191,000

GENEVA (AP) — The death toll from three years of Syria's civil war has risen to more than 191,000 people, the United Nations reported Friday....



S&P 500 tops record on economy data as treasuries, oil rise

The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index rose to a record, while oil advanced with bonds, amid optimism the Federal Reserve is committed to supporting a...

Why do analysts like American Airlines so much?

Aug. 20 (Bloomberg) –- Bloomberg’s Douglas Lavanture discusses the most loved and hated U. S. stocks with Olivia Sterns on "Bottom...

Obama to consider airstrikes in Syria against Islamic terror

President Barack Obama will consider airstrikes in Syria if needed in the battle against the Islamic State terrorists who beheaded an American journalist.

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.