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Iraqis brave searing heat in final days of Ramadan

July 17, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Iraqis hang out at a cafe in central Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, July 16, 2015. The government declared Thursday an official holiday due to scorching temperatures. Health authorities have warned people not to expose themselves to the sun, with hospitals already receiving an overwhelming number of heat-related cases. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim) BAGHDAD (AP) —...

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Nearly a quarter of UN states want female secretary-general

July 17, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 13, 2005, file photo, the flags of member nations fly outside the General Assembly building at the United Nations headquarters in New York. Nearly a quarter of U.N. member states are urging that the next secretary-general, for the...

Most Asia stocks rise after Greece approves austerity bill

July 16, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this July 6, 2015 file photo, an American flag is draped on the exterior of the New York Stock Exchange. Global stock markets mostly rose on Wednesday, July 15, 2015, after China posted better-than-expected economic growth in the second...

Robots do check-in and check-out at cost-cutting Japan hotel

July 16, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

A porter robot, left, escorts a hotel employee while carrying his suitcase during a demonstration for the media at the new hotel, aptly called Henn na Hotel or Weird Hotel, in Sasebo, southwestern Japan, Wednesday, July 15, 2015. From the receptionist that...

Mud, rain, debris, hamper search for Kentucky flood victims

July 16, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Roland Marcum looks for his brother-in-law Scott Johnson under the debris of Marcum’s father-in-law’s mobile home after deadly flooding in Flat Gap, Ky., Wednesday, July 15, 2015. Family members have been looking for Johnson after he helped saved...

First-hand look shows audacity of drug lord’s escape tunnel

July 16, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

A journalist reports from the exit of the tunnel that according to authorities, drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman used to escape from the Altiplano maximum security prison in Almoloya, west of Mexico City, Tuesday, July 14, 2015. A widespread...

Greece: Revolt over austerity deal grows ahead of vote

July 15, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Demonstrators gather near the Greek Parliament during a rally against the government’s agreement with its creditors in Athens, in central Athens, Tuesday, July 14, 2015. The eurozone’s top official says it’s not easy to find a way to get...

Asia stocks lifted by Greece deal, China’s 4th day of gains

July 14, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Gaspare Urso, a trader with Bay Crest Partners, monitors stock prices at the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, July 13, 2015. U.S. stocks are opening higher after Greece reached an agreement with its creditors on a new loan package that will help keep the...

Mexico drug lord escape tunnel was too elaborate to miss

July 14, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo provided by Mexico’s attorney general, authorities guard the construction site where the exit of the tunnel, they claim was used by drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to break out of the Altiplano maximum security prison, is...

Mexico: Manhunt on after drug lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzman escapes

July 13, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Mexican federal police guard near the Altiplano maximum security prison in Almoloya, west of Mexico City, Sunday, July 12, 2015. Mexico’s most powerful drug lord, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, escaped from a maximum security prison through a...