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Clinton Says Russian Intelligence Services Hacked DNC

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at East High School in Youngstown, Ohio, July 30, 2016. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said Russian intelligence services hacked into Democratic National Committee computers and she accused Republican contender Donald Trump of showing support for Russian President Vladimir Putin. “We know that Russian intelligence services hacked into the DNC and we know that they arranged for a lot of those […]

Truck ‘terrorist’ kills 80 in Nice Bastille Day crowd

French police forces and forensic officers stand next to a truck July 15, 2016 that ran into a crowd celebrating the Bastille Day national holiday on the Promenade des Anglais killing at least 60 people in Nice, France, July 14.    REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

By Sophie Sassard and Michel Bernouin NICE, France (Reuters) – A “terrorist” gunman killed 80 people and wounded scores when he drove a heavy truck at high speed into a crowd watching Bastille Day fireworks in the French Riviera city of Nice late on Thursday, officials said. In a pre-dawn address to the nation, President […]

Brexit Shock Triggers Race To Salvage EU

A man carries a EU flag, after Britain voted to leave the European Union, outside Downing Street in London, Britain June 24, 2016.     REUTERS/Neil Hall

By Paul Taylor BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Britain’s shock vote to leave the European Union – the first time a member state has chosen to pull out – sends the post-World War Two unification process that has underpinned peace and prosperity on the continent into reverse. The loss of Europe’s second biggest economy and one of […]

Attacks On Brussels Airport, Metro Kill 34: Public Broadcaster

Injured people are seen at the scene of explosions at Zaventem airport near Brussels, Belgium, March 22, 2016.    REUTERS/Ketevan Kardava/Courtesy of 1tv.ge/Handout via Reuters

By Philip Blenkinsop and Francesco Guarascio BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Thirty-four people were killed in attacks on Brussels airport and a rush-hour metro train in the Belgian capital on Tuesday, according to public broadcaster VRT, triggering security alerts across Europe and bringing some cross-border traffic to a halt. A witness said he heard shouts in Arabic […]

Foreign Diplomats Voicing Alarm To U.S. Officials About Trump

Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump responds to a speech attacking his candidacy by former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney as Trump appears at a campaign rally in Portland, Maine, March 3, 2016.   REUTERS/Joel Page

By Mark Hosenball, Arshad Mohammed and Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Foreign diplomats are expressing alarm to U.S. government officials about what they say are inflammatory and insulting public statements by Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump, according to senior U.S. officials. Officials from Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia have complained in recent […]

Oil Rout Over, OPEC Aims For $50 Anchor, Says PIRA’s Ross

By Jonathan Leff (Reuters) – Major OPEC producers are privately starting to talk about a new oil price equilibrium of $50 a barrel, adding to signs that the market’s long, deep rout is officially over, says one of the industry’s leading prognosticators. Gary Ross, the founder, executive chairman and chief oil soothsayer at New York-based […]

Oil Rises 6 Percent But Set For Biggest January Fall In 25 Years

A worker climbs stairs at the Halfaya oilfield in Amara, southeast of Baghdad, January 21, 2016. REUTERS/Essam Al-Sudani

By Amanda Cooper LONDON (Reuters) – Oil rose by more than 6 percent on Friday, as a cold snap boosted demand for heating oil across the United States and Europe, but was still mired near its lowest since 2003 and set for its largest January drop in at least 25 years. Crude futures were poised […]

Islamic State Claims Paris Attacks That Killed 127

A general view of the scene that shows the covered bodies outside a restaurant following a shooting incident in Paris, France, November 13, 2015.   REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

By Ingrid Melander and Marine Pennetier PARIS (Reuters) – Islamic State claimed responsibility on Saturday for a coordinated assault by gunmen and bombers that killed 127 people at locations across Paris, which President Francois Hollande said amounted to an act of war against France. In the worst attack, a Paris city hall official said four […]

At Least 120 Dead In Paris Attacks

A French policeman assists a blood-covered victim near the Bataclan concert hall following attacks in Paris, November 14, 2015. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

By Ingrid Melander and Marine Pennetier PARIS (Reuters) – Gunmen and bombers attacked restaurants, a concert hall and a sports stadium at locations across Paris on Friday, killing at least 120 people in what a shaken President Francois Hollande called an unprecedented terrorist attack. A Paris city hall official said gunmen systematically slaughtered nearly 100 […]

Local National Guard Soldier Helps Uncover Corruption In Afghanistan

Sgt. George Toubekis (left) walks with a fellow soldier as they guard a fuel truck at Camp Marmal in Mazar-I-Sharif, Afghanistan. (submitted photo)

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Mayor George Toubekis has been continuing his duties to his hometown and also to the US Army since his deployment in August of 2012. On the day of his departure, tears filled the eyes of his family and friends as the sergeant boarded a bus for some training stateside before being deployed […]

     

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