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Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 07:04
Taiwanese officials on Thursday defended flight clearance given to a plane which crashed in torrential rain, killing 48 people, as angry relatives blamed authorities for the worst air disaster in a...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 07:03
Finnish telecom equipment group Nokia jumped back into profit in the second quarter, it reported on Thursday, boosted by restructuring after it lost its leading position in handsets and sold its...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 07:02
A suicide bomber detonated an explosive-packed motorcycle in northern Afghanistan Thursday, killing six civilians and wounding more than 20 in a crowded market as shoppers bought supplies for the...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 07:02
Air Algerie said it lost contact with one of its aircraft nearly an hour after takeoff from Burkina Faso on Thursday bound for Algiers. "Air navigation services have lost contact with an Air Algerie...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 07:01
The United States, India and Japan are set to kick off week-long war games in the Pacific, beefing up naval ties as they warily eye an increasingly assertive China and its military buildup. Warships...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 07:00
Asian markets mostly rose Thursday as an index of Chinese manufacturing activity hit an 18-month high in July, boosting hopes for the world's number two economy, as concerns over the Ukraine crisis...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 07:00
British retail sales rose by 0.1 percent in June from the level in May, official data showed on Thursday. Retail sales, a key indicator of household spending confidence, increased by 3.6 percent...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 07:00
RHP Nathan Eovaldi hung around to pitch seven innings on Wednesday after giving up five runs to Atlanta in the first two innings. Eovaldi (5-6) allowed six hits, two walks and struck out two. After...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 06:59
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's factory activity expanded at its fastest pace in 18 months in July as new orders surged, a preliminary HSBC survey showed on Thursday, the latest indication that the...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 06:58
C Cameron Rupp was optioned to Lehigh Valley prior to Wednesday's game to make room for C Carlos Ruiz, who was activated from the disabled list. Rupp caught all 14 innings of Philadelphia's 9-6 loss...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 06:57
3B Todd Frazier was moved back into the No. 2 spot in manager Bryan Price's lineup Wednesday. Pryce said he made the move to take advantage of leadoff man Billy Hamilton's speed, which might create...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 06:56
WARSAW (Reuters) - The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Thursday that Poland had violated the European Convention on Human Rights by allowing the CIA to detain two al Qaeda suspects on Polish...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 06:55
RHP Shelby Miller will return to the starting rotation Saturday at the Chicago Cubs. He'll replace RHP Carlos Martinez, who is back in the bullpen after seven starts. Miller has pitched just once...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 06:54
SS Starlin Castro went 0-for-4 on Wednesday and remains two hits shy of 800 for his career. Castro's .275 average and 106 hits rank him second among National League shortstops behind Colorado's Troy...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 06:54
RHP Bruce Billings was designated for assignment to clear space on the 40-man roster for RHP Chris Leroux. Billings had two brief stints with the Yankees and pitched four innings in his lone...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 06:52
MLB Team Report - Houston Astros - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- Houston Astros rookie center fielder George Springer tried to play through a painful injury to his left quadriceps, hoping it would...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 06:51
By Anirban Nag LONDON (Reuters) - The euro climbed from an eight-month low on Thursday after German and French business activity beat expectations, although fears that possible tougher sanctions on...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 06:49
By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - Paracetamol, a painkiller universally recommended to treat people with acute low back pain, does not speed recovery or reduce pain from the condition, according to...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 06:49
RHP Alex Cobb dominated St. Louis, fanning 10 and walking none while allowing just five hits over seven shutout innings Wednesday night as he squared his record at 6-6. Cobb demonstrated good...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 06:48
PARIS (Reuters) - Many members of France's Jewish community are living in fear after pro-Palestinian protests in recent weeks were marred by violence and use of anti-Semitic language, the country's...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 06:47
3B Manny Machado was not in the lineup for the second day in a row because of back spasms. Machado, however, did say he was feeling better, and he is listed as day-to-day. LHP Wei-Yin Chen will start...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 06:47
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank said on Thursday its website had been hacked and some email addresses and other contact information stolen but insisted no market-sensitive data were...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 06:47
LF Dustin Ackley extended his hitting streak to six games with an eighth-inning single. Ackley went 1-for-3 and was in the on-deck circle when teammate Logan Morrison struck out to end the game with...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 06:46
RHP Roman Mendez was the only reliever unavailable Wednesday, according to manager Ron Washington. Mendez has retired 26 of 33 hitters in five outings spanning 8 2/3 innings. Washington has used...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 06:44
MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Oakland Athletics' three-catcher attack of Derek Norris, John Jaso and Stephen Vogt is taking a bit of a hit. Vogt has...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 06:44
1B Brandon Belt (concussion) left the ballpark almost immediately after arriving Wednesday because he was not feeling well. Belt was hit in the face with a throw during batting practice last Saturday...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 06:43
By Kanupriya Kapoor and Jonathan Thatcher JAKARTA (Reuters) - After spending a decade, and a chunk of the family fortune, in trying to become Indonesia's president, an outraged Prabowo Subianto...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 06:42
1B Freddie Freeman ended a streak of bad performances against the Marlins with a walk and a home run on Wednesday. Freeman entered the game hitting .045 in 11 games against the Marlins this season....