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Tropical storm Dolly heads for Mexico's coast

Tropical Storm Dolly headed Tuesday for a soggy collision with Mexico's Gulf coast, where authorities suspended school classes and readied shelters.

Hundreds more troops assigned to US Embassy in Baghdad

President Barack Obama has approved assigning 350 additional troops to protect the U. S. Embassy in Baghdad and its support facilities.

US war reporter Sotloff remembered as brave and fun

Steven Sotloff, the second US journalist murdered by Islamic State militants, was a respected reporter as well known for his irreverent humor as for his...

Billions risk ill health from home air pollution

Nearly three billion people risk ill health and early death merely from breathing the air in their homes that is polluted by fires made for cooking and...



Tokyo property deals surge as rising rents lure buyers

Investment in Tokyo properties is surging on prospects that rents will rise, boosting returns, even after a 20 percent gain in prices since Japanese Prime...

Warner Bros. studio said planning buyout offers to boost profit

Time Warner Inc.’s Warner Bros. unit plans to offer buyouts to an unspecified number of workers...

Obama may miss self-imposed immigration deadline, official says

The White House acknowledged that President Barack Obama may miss a self‑imposed deadline for...

Narendra Modi passes 100-day stocks test on sensex jump

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is getting an above‑average grade from stock investors after his first 100 days in office.