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Islamic State threat 'beyond anything we've seen'

The sophistication, wealth and military might of Islamic State militants pose a major threat to the United States that may surpass that from al Qaeda, U....

Ukraine: Some Russian aid trucks clearing customs

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Some Russian trucks in a massive aid convoy have begun to clear customs at a rebel‑held border crossing in eastern...

Obama pours cold water on Ice Bucket Challenge

President Barack Obama won't be taking part in the ice bucket challenge that is sweeping America to raise money and awareness for amyotrophic lateral...

Three top Hamas leaders killed in Gaza strikes

Three senior Hamas commanders and four children were among at least 15 Palestinians killed in Gaza Thursday as Israel stepped up air strikes on day 45 of...

 

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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...

Hunt for Foley killer involves Social Media, high-tech sleuthing

The hunt for the Islamic extremist who beheaded American journalist James Foley has sent U. S. and U....

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.