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Undoing quick as support vanished for Pierson

One lesson from Julia Pierson's short tenure as director of the agency that protects the first family: The Secret Service can't keep secrets from...

Turkey pushes for more than 'dropping tons of bombs' on ISIS

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan pressed the West on Wednesday to find a long‑term solution to the crises in Syria and Iraq, saying dropping...

Giant 'face-scape' portrait opens in Washington

A composite landscape portrait of American men, so big it is best seen from a low‑flying airplane, went on display on Washington's National Mall...

Liberian President sees signs of Ebola 'stabilisation'

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says the Ebola outbreak that has devastated her country was showing signs of stabilising as the official death...

 

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Burgundy to noodle prices rise as weaker yen hurts consumers

The weakening yen is starting to squeeze Japanese consumers as prices rise for everything from Burgundy wine to instant noodles, threatening Prime Minister...

Thailand halts buying crops as junta seeks stockpile sales

Thailand’s junta is changing tack on agricultural policy, saying it will eschew buying farm products directly from growers as state purchases spur...

Secret Service chief Pierson resigns amid security lapses

Embattled U. S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson, the first woman to lead the agency in charge of protecting the president, resigned amid mounting...

Indonesian gas-guzzlers may blunt Widodo fuel policy

At the Indonesia International Motor Show last week, car marketer Pankaj Jain didn’t have much cause for worry that an impending fuel‑price...