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13 Europe banks flunk test, must find 10B euros

October 27, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

A elderly man passes with his bicycle outside of a shop in a main shopping street in central Nicosia, Cyprus, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. The European Central Bank says 13 of Europe’s 130 biggest banks have flunked an in-depth review of their finances and must increase their capital buffers against losses by 10 billion euros [&hellip...

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Clashes erupt at Palestinian’s West Bank funeral

October 27, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Israeli soldiers fire rubber bullets towards Palestinian protesters during clashes with Israeli security forces after the funeral Palestinian-American, Orwah Hammad, 14, who was shot dead last Friday during clashes with Israeli army soldiers, at the entrance...

Brazil’s election: ‘Ghosts’ versus ‘Monsters’

October 25, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

An electoral worker assembles a voting station at a school in Brasilia, Brazil, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. Brazilians will go to the polls on Sunday to decide who’ll be the next leader of Latin America’s biggest economy. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres) RIO...

Cream vocalist and bassist Jack Bruce dies at 71

October 25, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Tuesday, Jan. 12, 1993 file photo, Eric Clapton, left, Ginger Baker, center, and Jack Bruce, members of the 1960s rock and roll group Cream, pose during the induction ceremony for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Los Angeles, Ca. British...

WHO: Number of Ebola-linked cases passes 10,000

October 25, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo taken on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, three people suspected of having contracted the Ebola virus await treatment outside a hospital inthe Bomi County area, near Monrovia, Liberia. More than 10,000 people have been infected with Ebola, according to...

Gunman in Canada attack complained about mosque

October 24, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

People continue to visit and build upon the memorial to Cpl Nathan Cirillo that has been growing outside of The Lieutenant-Colonel John Weir Foote Armoury in Hamilton, Ontario on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. Cirillo, a reserve soldier with the Argyll and Sutherland...

Egypt declares emergency in northern Sinai

October 24, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo provided by Egypt’s state news agency MENA, Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, center, holds an emergency meeting of the National Defense Council with top officials after an attack in the Sinai Peninsula, in Cairo, Egypt,...

Gary killings put spotlight on abandoned buildings

October 23, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Oct. 14, 2014 file, photo demolition continues at the Sheraton Hotel, closed since 1985, in Gary, Ind. Officials estimate there are hundreds of vacant buildings and thousands of abandoned homes in Gary, where police say Darren Vann has...

EU reaches deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions

October 23, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Smoke rises from a heat and power plant in Warsaw, Poland, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. European Union leaders meeting in Brussels to stamp their new, ambitious greenhouse gas emissions plan should prepare for unyielding opposition from coal-reliant Poland and...

1st Ebola case in W. African nation of Mali

October 23, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo taken on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, health workers carry the body of a woman suspected of contracting the Ebola virus in Bomi county situated on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia. Dozens of people quarantined for Ebola monitoring in western Liberia...