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Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Investment guru Buffett to help finance Burger King deal: report
Warren Buffett will help finance Burger King's planned takeover of the Canadian coffee and donut chain Tim Hortons, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Obama backs surveillance over Syria
The U.S. has begun surveillance flights over Syria after President Barack Obama gave the OK, officials said early Tuesday, in a move that could pave the way for airstrikes against Islamic State militants.
The United States has warned of a "significant escalation" in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, after Kiev announced the capture of 10 Russian paratroopers ahead of a key meeting Tuesday between the estranged countries' leaders.
Fresh crisis in France as Hollande orders cabinet shake-up
France was thrown into fresh crisis on Monday after President Francois Hollande told his prime minister to form a new government, following a high-profile show of insubordination by the country's firebrand economy minister.
India criticized for low-caste waste cleaners
Hundreds of thousands of impoverished, low-caste Indians are still working with their bare hands to clean human excrement from open roads and millions of dry pit latrines across the country, despite Indian laws prohibiting such work, an international rights group said Monday in urging reform.
A Boko Haram attack on a border town in northeast Nigeria forced thousands of people to flee on Monday, in a fresh assault indicating the militants' growing ability to strike at will.
Violence reverberated across Gaza on Monday with at least eight Palestinians killed in Israeli air strikes as Egypt proposed a new cease-fire that would open key crossings into the blockaded territory.
California wine country hit by 6.0-magnitude quake
A 6.0-magnitude earthquake rocked California's scenic Napa Valley wine country Sunday, the strongest to hit the region in a quarter of a century, seriously injuring three and jolting thousands from their sleep.
An American journalist kidnapped and held hostage for nearly two years by an al-Qaida-linked group in Syria was released Sunday, less than a week after the horrific execution of American journalist James Foley by Islamic militants.
US citizen held in Syria has been freed
James Foley's family celebrates his life, prays for safe return of hostages
The family of murdered U.S. journalist James Foley prayed for the safety of his fellow hostages Sunday as hundreds gathered for a mass to celebrate his life as a witness on the front line.
  
  
  
  
  
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