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Death toll in northwest China quake rises to 89

July 22, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

A woman sits on the remnants of a quake destroyed house in Lalu village of Hetuo township in Minxian in northwest China’s Gansu province Monday July 22, 2013. A strong earthquake that shook an arid, hilly farming area in northwest China sparked landslides and destroyed or damaged thousands of brick-and-mud homes Monday, killing at least [&hellip...

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Ousted Egyptian leader’s family denounces military

July 22, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

An opponent of ousted President Mohammed Morsi burns a poster of the former leader during clashes against Morsi supporters, in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, July 22, 2013. On Monday, clashes broke out between Morsi supporters and opponents near Cairo’s Tahrir...

Japan’s ruling bloc wins upper house elections

July 22, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

A man reads a Chinese newspaper with a front page story reporting that Japanese prime minister’s ruling coalition won in upper house parliamentary elections, in Shanghai, China, Monday, July 22, 2013. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling...

Pope’s Brazil trip spurs security, protest worries

July 22, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Policemen from the Pacifying Police Unit, or ‘UPP’, patrol in the Varginha area of the Manguinhos slum complex where Pope Francis will visit next week during his trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, July 21, 2013. In one of the key events of...

Brazil: Biden called president about surveillance

July 21, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Vice President Joe Biden, speaks during a meeting with representatives of the law enforcement community to discuss immigration reform, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington, Friday, July 19, 2013. Beside Biden is...

Froome effectively wins Tour de France

July 21, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Sky teammates of Christopher Froome of Britain, wearing the overall leader’s yellow jersey, set the pace for the pack with Bauke Mollema of The Netherlands, left in green, during the 20th stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 125 kilometers...

Vet returns to NKorea for 1st black Navy aviator

July 19, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this April 19, 1952 file photo, USS Saint Paul fires from her eight inch guns as she steams out of Changjin harbor having just completing an inshore firing run in North Korea. Thomas Hudner, now a retired U.S. Navy captain, heads to Pyongyang...

Protests for Egypt’s ousted leader amid tension

July 19, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Egyptian army special forces soldiers stand guard near the Republican Guard headquarters, in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, July 19, 2013. Thousands of protesters are holding rallies across Egypt to demand the reinstatement of ousted President Mohammed Morsi. The...

Kerry wins step to resuming Mideast peace talks

July 19, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a press conference at Queen Alia International Airport on Friday, July 19, 2013. Kerry says Israel and the Palestinians will meet soon in Washington to finalize an agreement on relaunching peace negotiations...

Spain corruption protesters clash with Madrid cops

July 18, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Police arrest a protestor during a demonstration against the government in front of the People’s Party headquarters in Madrid, Spain, Thursday, July 18, 2013. Thousands of protesters demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy demonstrated...