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Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de France

July 28, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Race winner Vincenzo Nibali of Italy, wearing the overall leader’s yellow jersey, second placed Jean-Christophe Peraud of France, left, and third placed Thibaut Pinot of France stand on the podium of the Tour de France in Paris, France, Sunday, July 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani) PARIS (AP) — Vincenzo Nibali put his lungs and legs [&hellip...

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EU, US seek Putin Achilles’ heel on Ukraine

July 28, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – This, July 16, 2014, file photo shows Russia’s President Vladimir Putin as he arrives for an official group photo during the BRICS summit at the Itamaraty palace, in Brasilia, Brazil. Months after Russia annexed Crimea and stepped up...

UN finds second black box of Air Algerie jet

July 27, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

French President Francois Hollande delivers a speech outside the Foreign Affairs ministry in Paris, Saturday, July 26, 2014, after meeting families of the victims of Air Algeria flight crash, that killed all 118 people onboard including 54 French citizens....

Ukraine launches offensive to retake Donetsk

July 27, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

People ride a scooter past a destroyed pro-Russian fighters’ APC near the city of Lisichansk, Luhansk region, eastern Ukraine Saturday, July 26, 2014. Volunteers from the Donbas Battalion, a volunteer militia for a united Ukraine, told The Associated...

Israel says it’s extending Gaza truce for 24 hours

July 27, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

A Palestinian woman carries her belongings past the rubble of houses destroyed by Israeli strikes in Beit Hanoun, northern Gaza Strip, Saturday, July 26, 2014. Thousands of Gaza residents who had fled Israel-Hamas fighting streamed back to devastated border...

Ebola outbreak spreads to 4th West African country

July 26, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo taken on July 8, 2014, Ebola advocacy group Crusaders for Peace, spokesperson Juli Endee, right, educates people on the deadly virus in Paynesville, east of the city Monrovia, Liberia. Ebola, a hemorrhagic fever that can cause its victims to...

Teams converge on remote site to probe plane crash

July 26, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

This photo provided on Friday, July 25, 2014, by the Burkina Faso Military shows a man at the site of the plane crash in Mali. French soldiers secured a black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali on Friday, the...

No truce, but 12-hour lull in Gaza fighting begins

July 26, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Amidst the morning fog, smoke from an Israeli strike rises over Gaza City, Saturday, July 26, 2014. Israel-Hamas fighting looked headed for escalation after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry failed Friday to broker a weeklong truce as a first step toward a...

Planes with Ukraine bodies arrive in Netherlands

July 24, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Graffiti under a railway bridge commemorates the victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in The Hague, Netherlands, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte says he is sending 40 unarmed military police to eastern Ukraine as part of a ramped-up...

Honduran families deported back to a bleak future

July 23, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

In this Saturday, July 19, 2014 photo, photos of deportee Elsa Ramirez and members of her family are displayed in her mother’s home in Tocoa, Honduras. Ramirez already had lost two brothers to violence in this remote Caribbean region when rivals working...