• Palestinians stab Israelis in two attacks; PM calls in security chiefs

    By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A Palestinian man stabbed and wounded an Israeli teenager in Jerusalem on Sunday, just hours after another knife-wielding attacker killed an off-duty Israeli soldier and a rabbi nearby in the walled Old City, police said. Officers shot dead both attackers,…

  • Iranian parliamentary panel gives conditional nod to nuclear deal

    DUBAI (Reuters) - - An committee of Iran's conservative-dominated parliament gave its support on Sunday to Iran's nuclear agreement with world powers on condition there would be no foreign inspections of military sites and no curbs on developing its missile program. Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah…

  • Argentine ruling party extends presidential vote lead: poll

    Daniel Scioli, the ruling party's candidate for Argentina's presidential election, has extended his lead but cannot yet be sure of an outright win in this month's first round, a poll showed on Sunday. Scioli, from President Cristina Fernandez's Front for Victory party, was drawing 38.6 percent…

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  • Why the Denver Broncos should beat the Minnesota Vikings

    The Denver Broncos are a different sort of team this season than they were this time last year. Last year, QB Peyton Manning was coming off a season in which he led the league in passing yards and touchdowns, and the offense was expected to be a juggernaut once again. This season, Manning and his…

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  • Is Syria's long war wearing down key Assad backer Hezbollah?

    It was May 26, 2000, and Sheikh Nasrallah was in the southern Lebanese town of Bint Jbeil, a few miles north of the Israeli border, to mark a stunning and unprecedented military achievement. The last Israeli troops had left their posts in south Lebanon just two days before. Recommended: Do you…

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  • Hillary Clinton says expelled LGBT vets should get 'honorable' discharges

    Speaking at the annual gala of the Human Rights Campaign, America’s largest gay rights protection group, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton offered the community what some are calling her strongest show of support yet. Among other added protections, Mrs. Clinton on Saturday said she…

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  • JLaw vs. Donald Trump: Do celebrity endorsements matter?

    Look, we’re not saying it’s not a coincidence, but right after Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence threw some serious shade at Donald Trump on Thursday, a new poll reported that the GOP presidential candidate is no longer in the lead. “If Donald Trump becomes president, that will be…

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  • Inter rescues 1-1 draw at Sampdoria to move top of Serie A

    MILAN (AP) — Inter Milan came from behind to rescue a 1-1 draw at Sampdoria and move provisionally top of Serie A on Sunday ahead of Fiorentina's match against Atalanta.

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  • Merseyside derby throws up sixth draw in seven

    Liverpool and Everton played out the sixth draw in their last seven meetings as a fiercely-contested but error-strewn Merseyside derby finished 1-1. Danny Ings put Liverpool ahead when he capitalised on some lacklustre Everton defending and headed in from James Milner's cross following a corner in…

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  • Search fails to locate missing Indonesian plane for 2nd day

    MAKASSAR, Indonesia (AP) — For a second day, searchers failed to locate a plane with 10 people on board that went missing in eastern Indonesia, officials said Sunday.

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  • Medical aid group denies Taliban were firing from Afghan hospital hit by air strike

    By Mirwais Harooni and Andrew MacAskill KABUL (Reuters) - Medical aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres denied that Taliban fighters were firing from its hospital at Afghan and NATO forces before a suspected U.S. air strike killed at least 19 people in a battle to oust the Islamist insurgents from…

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  • How to Double Your Money Every 4 Years

    In a recent study, a group of University professors show how 539 individual investors were able to consistently double their money every 3.5 years.

  • Cameron says Russian military action in Syria a 'terrible mistake'

    By William James MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Sunday that Kremlin chief Vladimir Putin's decision to take military action in Syria to support Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was a "terrible mistake". Russia has begun striking targets in Syria - a…

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  • Dubai ruler launches aid and development foundation

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The ruler of Dubai launched a new foundation Sunday to consolidate a range of existing charitable and human development initiatives that aims to support more than $270 million in projects annually.

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  • Portugal votes in test for austerity policies

    Portuguese voted Sunday in an election seen as a test of four years of austerity, with the centre-right coalition that pushed through the punishing bailout seen as the favourite but unlikely to win a clear mandate. Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho's "Portugal Ahead" coalition -- joining his…

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  • Top Asian News at 2:30 p.m. GMT

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The International medical charity Doctors Without Borders said on Sunday it had withdrawn from the northern Afghan city of Kunduz after a deadly airstrike destroyed its hospital and killed 19 people. The humanitarian crisis in the city, which briefly fell to the Taliban…

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  • The three leaders vying for power in Portugal

    Portugal's dogged prime minister Pedro Passos Coelho may lack obvious charisma, but he does have a fine baritone voice for singing fado, the Portuguese blues. Most of his time in charge of western Europe's poorest country has been a long tale of woe straight from one of the famously depressing…

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  • Latest: Argentina leads Tonga 20-13 at halftime in World Cup

    LONDON (AP) — The Latest at the Rugby World Cup (all times local):

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