BREAKING NEWS - 12:31 AM: A boat carrying 173 has capsized in the Philippines
Breakup Alert: Amsterdam Dumps Tel Aviv As Sister City - Facing pro-Palestinian criticism, the mayor of the Dutch capital reportedly nixed town twinning before metropolises could even walk down the aisle
Metro Vancouver cuts back watering to one day a week in the wake of the driest spell since 2003.
Vancouver's record dry conditions lead to tough new restrictions - Stage 2 water restrictions are being brought in across the region for the first time since 2003. Effective today, homes with even numbered addresses can sprinkle their lawns Mondays from 4 a.m. to 9 a.m. and odd numbered addresses from 4 a.m. to 9 a.m. Thursdays.
Saskatchewan wildfires threaten homes, close roads. 5,000 people forced out by flames in northern communities
China hunts for 'manipulators' as stocks tumble
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese stocks tumbled again on Friday, taking the week's losses to more than 10 percent, as the securities regulator said it was investigating suspected market manipulation and announced a slew of measures aimed at heading off a full-blown crash.
Canada is already in a recession, says Bank of America, and the loonie is set to get hammered. A recession sets up the Bank of Canada for another rate cut this year, says economist, and she expects…
ATHENS/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has told international creditors Athens could accept their bailout offer if some conditions were changed, but Germany said it could not negotiate while Greece was headed for a referendum on the aid-for-reforms deal.
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Mexican firm sorry for royally selling president short
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - It could have been the height of diplomatic embarrassment for Mexico's president.
No sweat? Colombia turns to lie detectors to tackle government graft BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's government plans to carry out lie detector tests on senior civil servants who allocate contracts to private companies as it tries to clamp down on widespread corruption and embezzlement of public funds.
Meditating Portuguese actor mistaken for terrorist on Paris plane - LISBON (Reuters) - A Portuguese actor humming a prayer as he meditated to a sacred Tibetan text onboard a plane awaiting takeoff from Paris was mistaken for a terrorist by alarmed passengers and taken off the flight by police.
One Portuguese village's response to a declining birth rate
Iran nuclear talks: ‘Deal never closer’, says FM Zarif
The Second Battle of Trafalgar - Posted: 03 Jul 2015 02:27 PM PDT- Israel naval commandos: A mighty naval battle took place this week on the waves of the Mediterranean. It will go down in history as the equal of Salamis or Trafalgar.
In a daring move, the navy of the State of Israel intercepted the enemy, consisting of the trawler Marianne and the 18 people aboard. Israel naval commandos captured the ship and towed it to the harbor of Ashdod.
What We Can and Can’t Learn About Hillary from Her Emails About Israel. She politely praised an anti–Israel author while battling Israel boycotters
Princess Charlotte’s christening: A balance between private celebration and public show. Traditional private ceremony for family, but onlookers now invited to watch from church grounds