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Powerful car bomb kills 18 in south Beirut suburb

August 16, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Smoke seen from Mount Lebanon rises from the site of a car bomb explosion in southern Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013. The powerful car bomb ripped through a crowded southern Beirut neighborhood that is a stronghold of the militant group Hezbollah on Thursday, killing at least a dozen people and trapping dozens of others [&hellip...

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UN chief ‘deeply troubled’ by Israeli settlements

August 16, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, not seen, holds a press conference in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed) RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban-Ki...

India official: Divers in sub where 18 feared dead

August 15, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Emergency vehicles respond to attend a fire burning aboard INS Sindhurakshak, an Indian Navy kilo class submarine early Wednesday Aug. 14, 2013, at the dockyard in Mumbai, India. An Indian navy submarine caught fire after an explosion aboard the vessel, and...

Typhoon weakens as churns through southern China

August 15, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

A family battle against the strong wind near the waterfront in Hong Kong Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013. Typhoon Utor lashed Hong Kong with wind and rain, closing down the bustling Asian financial center Wednesday before sweeping toward mainland China. (AP...

HK buttons up as typhoon passes on way to China

August 14, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Tourists brave strong wind at the Victoria Peak in Hong Kong Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013. The Observatory said Typhoon Utor intensified slightly as it moves towards the western coast of Guangdong. The typhoon battered the northern Philippines on Monday, toppling...

Railway in Quebec train to lose license

August 14, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Tuesday, July 16, 2013 file photo, workers stand before mangled tanker cars at the crash site of a train derailment and fire in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, that happened on July 6. Canada’s transportation agency said Tuesday, Aug. 13,...

Israel frees 26 Palestinian prisoners before talks

August 14, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Palestinian relatives of Atif Shaat, celebrate while waiting for his release at the checkpoint at the entrance of Beit Hanoun between north of Gaza Strip and Israel, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013. Israel agreed to release 26 Palestinian prisoners, most of them held...

Typhoon batters Philippines; 23 fishermen missing

August 11, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

A Filipino worker folds a billboard ad that shows Antonio Spurs Tony Parker as people brace for Typhoon Utor in Manila, Philippines on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013. More than 3,000 passengers were stranded on piers in the northeastern Philippines Sunday, as the...

Wave of bombings in Iraq during holiday kills 69

August 11, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Smoke rises frome the scene of a car bomb attack in Kadhimiya, Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013. A wave of car bombings targeted cafes and markets around the Iraqi capital of Baghdad as people celebrate the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan,...

Colombia’s Santos seeks US clarification on spying

August 8, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos gestures during an interview at the presidential palace in Bogota, Colombia, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. Santos says he’s seeking clarification from Washington on whether its intelligence-gathering in his...