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Taliban Leader Mullah Omar Believed Dead: Reports
Twitter Beats Estimates as Revenue Jumps 61 Percent
The company's net loss narrowed to $136.7 million, or 21 cents per share.
French Court Rules in Favor of Jean-Marie Le Pen Over Daughter Marine
The decision upholds a previous ruling that the postal vote of party members Marine Le Pen used to determine her father's fate was against the party's rules.
Boehner: Hillary Clinton Should Hand Over Private Email Server
"At this point the best thing for Mrs. Clinton to do is to come clean and just turn the server over to the IG (inspector general) at the State Department," Boehner said.
Syrian Rebels Launch Major Attack on Government-Held Areas Vital to President Assad
The insurgents are trying to drive into the Sahl al-Ghab plain, the heartland of Assad's Alawite sect.
NATO Backs Turkey on Islamic State, Some Urge Peace With Kurds
Several nations urged Ankara not to undermine the Kurdish peace process by using excessive military force.
Libyan Court Sentences Muammar Gaddafi's Son, Saif al-Islam Saif, and Eight Other Ex-Officials to Death
Defendants had been accused of a range of offenses including the use of deadly force against unarmed demonstrators, as well as corruption.
Boston's Bid to Host 2024 Olympic Games is Killed
"I cannot commit to putting the taxpayers at risk," said Boston Mayor Marty Walsh.
Tumble: Chinese Regulator Vows Support for Stocks as Markets Lose 8.5 Percent in a Day
China's market gyrations have stoked fears among global investors about the broader health of the Chinese economy.
Abdul Kalam, Father of India's Missile Program, Dies at 83
A.P.J. Abdul Kalam became a national folk hero after helping oversee nuclear tests in 1998.
After Request by Turkey, NATO Calls Emergency Meeting
"Turkey requested the meeting in view of the seriousness of the situation after the heinous terrorist attacks."
Ukraine Detains Suspected Russian Army Officer
Could bolster Ukraine's charges that Russia is failing to honor a peace agreement worked out in February.
Obama Says He's 'Friend Who Wants Kenya to Succeed'
President strikes personal note in speech to a packed sports hall in Nairobi.
Clinton to Appear Before House Panel Investigating Benghazi
Democrat's presidential campaign says invitation from Representative Trey Gowdy was accepted.
Obama Brings Gay Rights Message to Africa
President says states should not discriminate against people based on sexual orientation.
U.S. Officials Deny Report on Jonathan Pollard Release
The Justice Department said the former U.S. Navy intelligence officer convicted of spying for Israel must serve his full 30-year sentence.
Turkish Forces Pound Islamic State in Syria
Kurdistan Workers Party camps in Iraq also hit in a campaign Ankara said would help create a "safe zone."
Obama Says Entrepreneurs Have Important Role in Africa
During Kenya visit, president says entrepreneurs could help counter violent ideologies and drive growth.
Report: U.S. to Release Pollard, Convicted Israeli Spy
The Wall Street Journal reports that some U.S. officials hope the move will smooth relations with Israel following the Iran nuclear deal.
Anthem to Buy Cigna in $54.2 Billion Health Insurer Deal
The deal will create the largest U.S. health insurer by membership.
Justice: No Criminal Referral Over Clinton Emails
An earlier New York Times report said Justice officials were considering a request to open a criminal investigation into Clinton's use of a private email address.
Damning Report on Missing Mexican Students Says 'Justice Neglected'
The mass disappearance in the city of Iguala "has proven the depth of barbarity ... the abandonment of the law and the neglect of justice."
New York Plans Minimum Wage Raise to $15-an-Hour for Fast Food Workers
The move would be made by the end of 2018 in New York City and by mid-2021 in the rest of the state.
Boehner Vows to Stop New Iran Nuclear Deal
"We're going to do everything possible to stop it," Boehner told reporters.
MacArthur Foundation to Leave Russia Under Pressure From Kremlin
The foundation, which has operated in Moscow for more than 20 years, said new laws had made it 'impossible to continue,' by placing the charity on a list of 'undesirable' organizations - a criticism it said was baseless.
Sandra Bland Arrest Video Released
The 28-year-old was found hanging dead in her jail cell three days after her arrest.
Zimbabwe Farmers Fear a Hungry Winter after Poor Tobacco Crop
Thousands of farmers abandoned traditional staples like maize, sorghum and groundnuts for tobacco, a cash crop thought of as "green gold."
Greece Set to Vote on Bailout Reforms; Syriza Party Rebellion Put to Test
The bill lawmakers will vote on late on Wednesday covers rules for dealing with failed banks and speeding up the justice system.
Iran Rejects Nuclear Deal Sanctions Extension Beyond 10 Years
Despite the deal, Iran will not change its anti-Western foreign policy.
Author E.L. Doctorow Dies at Age 84
The award-winning writer died of complications from lung cancer.
IBM, United Tech Drag Dow; Apple Tumbles 6.2 Percent
Apple fell 6.2 percent, Microsoft lost 3.5 and Yahoo shed 2.2 percent.
Facebook Must Relinquish New York Users' Info in Social Security Fraud Case, Court Says
The warrants could only be challenged by individual defendants after prosecutors gathered evidence.