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Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 03:04
July 31 1959 -- Cho Bong-am, leader of the "Jinbo" (Progress) Party, is executed after being convicted of violating the anti-communist National Security Law by engaging in pro-communist activities....
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 03:04
SEOUL, July 30 (Yonhap) -- The United Nations Security Council will meet next week to deal with North Korea's recent spate of missile and rocket launches, government sources said Wednesday. The 15-...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 03:04
SEOUL, July 30 (Yonhap) -- North Korea on Wednesday returned the body of a South Korean man found floating near their western sea border, a move Seoul considers a pure humanitarian measure. The North...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 03:04
Japan has agreed to strengthen its ties with the Pacific Alliance, a forum for economic cooperation comprising Colombia and three other Latin American countries, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 03:03
(Reuters) - The last surviving crew member aboard the Enola Gay, the U.S. bomber that dropped the first atomic bomb on Japan in 1945, died at a retirement community in Georgia at age 93, a newspaper...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 03:03
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Video streaming service Netflix has agreed to pay U.S. broadband provider AT&T Inc to ensure smooth delivery of Netflix content to Internet users, the companies said on...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 03:03
By Daniel Wallis DENVER (Reuters) - Colorado's top court ordered the Boulder County Clerk on Tuesday to stop giving out marriage licenses to gay couples while it considers an appeal by the state's...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 03:03
By Elizabeth Daley PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - Pennsylvania authorities were searching on Tuesday for a woman who, apparently nude, stabbed and slashed other women in a street fight at a public housing...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 03:03
By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Environmental Protection Agency launched public hearings on Tuesday on its proposal to slash carbon emissions from the country's power plants, and...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 03:02
By Anna Driver and Kristen Hays HOUSTON (Reuters) - A high-stakes dispute over a tanker carrying $100 million in Iraqi Kurdish crude took a surprising turn on Tuesday when a U.S. judge said she...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 03:02
By Steve Holland and Anna Yukhananov WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama escalated U.S. economic sanctions against Russia on Tuesday for its aggression against Ukraine but dismissed...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 03:02
(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc, locked in a war with publisher Hachette Book Group over ebook prices, said its push for lower prices was good for authors, publishers and booksellers. Upset over its ebook...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 03:02
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - There is currently no evidence of widespread fraud within the U.S. Export-Import Bank, its internal watchdog said, as critics of the bank flagged a wider probe of corruption...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 03:02
By David Beasley ATLANTA (Reuters) - The parents of a Georgia teenager whose body was found in a rolled-up wrestling mat in his school gym are suing school officials for failing to stop bullying by...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 03:01
By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO (Reuters) - The NCAA has agreed to settle a head injury lawsuit by providing $70 million for concussion testing and diagnosis of student athletes in a move to change the...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 03:01
By Curtis Skinner (Reuters) - Police in California have arrested a man wanted for the fatal stabbing of the aunt of a Los Angeles Clippers player in a crime that drew national attention after the...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 03:01
(Reuters) - Activist investor Carl Icahn cut his stake in Family Dollar Stores Inc <FDO.N>, a day after the company agreed to be bought by rival discount chain Dollar Tree Inc <DLTR.O>...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 03:01
Foreign exchange rates in Laos VIENTIANE, July 30 (Xinhua) -- The following are the main foreign exchange rates against Lao Kip issued by the state-owned Banque Pour Le Commerce Exterieur Lao (BCEL...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 03:01
Deep global cut in CO2 emissions will save Pacific Ocean: Palau president SYDNEY, July 30 (Xinhua) -- The Pacific Ocean is under siege and the only long-term solution to ocean warming, sea level rise...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 03:00
BRUSSELS/WASHINGTON, July 30 (Xinhua) -- As the European Union (EU) approved tougher sanctions against Russia on Tuesday, U.S. President Barack Obama also swiftly announced new penalties. The EU has...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 03:00
U.S. Secretary of State to arrive in India for official visit NEW DELHI, July 30 (Xinhua) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will arrive in India Wednesday evening on a three-day official visit....
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 03:00
Thailand puts high-speed trains back on agenda BANGKOK, July 30 (Xinhua) -- Thai military junta, or the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), has approved two high- speed train projects...
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GAZA, July 30 (Xinhua) -- At least 13 Palestinians were killed and dozens injured early Wednesday when Israeli artillery fire hit a school used as a shelter by displaced people in the northern Gaza...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 03:00
21 killed in road mishap in northern India NEW DELHI, July 30 (Xinhua) -- At least 21 people were killed and 15 others injured in a road mishap in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh late...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 03:00
Hong Kong shares up 0.75 pct by midday HONG KONG, July 30 (Xinhua) -- Hong Kong stocks rose 185.16 points, or 0.75 percent, to close Wednesday's morning session at 24,825.69.