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  • U.S. housing turning the corner, inflation creeping up

    U.S. housing turning the corner, inflation creeping up
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. home resales hit an eight month-high in June, suggesting the housing market was gradually regaining momentum and would help the economy to stay on a higher growth path this year. The third straight month of home sales gains,...
  • Consumer prices rose 0.3% in June on big jump in gas costs

    Consumer prices rose 0.3% in June on big jump in gas costs
    A big jump in how much Americans pay at the gas pump pushed consumer prices up 0.3% in June, but the overall inflation trend remained steady, the Labor Department said Tuesday. The rise in the Consumer Price Index was less than the seasonally adjusted...
  • UK council rejects Celtique Energie's fracking proposal

    LONDON (Reuters) - A plan by London-based oil and gas exploration firm Celtique Energie to drill for shale gas in southern England failed to win county government approval on Tuesday, the latest in a series of setbacks to Britain's fledgling shale...
  • U.S. consumer inflation rises on high gasoline prices

    U.S. consumer inflation rises on high gasoline prices
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer prices rose in June as the cost of gasoline surged, but the underlying trend remained consistent with a gradual build-up of inflationary pressures. The Labor Department said on Tuesday its Consumer Price Index...
  • Yemen's al Qaeda wing seeks to set up 'emirate' in east

    ADEN/DUBAI (Reuters) - Yemen's al Qaeda wing has ordered men and women in the east to obey its strict interpretation of Islamic law, saying it aimed to set up an emirate in the remote area, local media and a resident said. The announcement by Al Qaeda in...
  • Activists say arrests made in protest at Utah tar sands mine project

    SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - Sheriff's deputies in Utah arrested nearly two dozen environmental protesters who chained themselves to fences and construction equipment on Monday at a tar sands mining project in the remote Book Cliffs mountains, an activist...
  • Islamic State thwarts Syrian government forces on two fronts

    ISTANBUL Syrian government troops failed on two fronts Monday to reverse gains by fighters loyal to the Islamic State, a sign that the insurgents who have captured half of Iraq are capable of battling Syria's government as well. Anti-government activists...
  • South Sudanese rebels in Kampala to mend ties, seek troop withdrawal

    KAMPALA (Reuters) - A South Sudanese rebel delegation was due to hold talks with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni in Kampala on Tuesday and will ask him to withdraw troops from South Sudan, where they were deployed to help the Juba government, the...
  • Banks helped hedge funds dodge taxes, Senate panel says

    WASHINGTON Two giant global banks helped at least a dozen hedge funds skirt full tax payment on more than $100 billion worth of stock trades, according to a congressional investigation made public Monday. The findings of the Senate Permanent Subcommittee...
  • Seven killed in clashes between army and militants in Libya's Benghazi

    TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Heavy black smoke rose over southern Tripoli on Thursday after rival militias exchanged artillery and rocket fire in a battle over the Libyan capital's airport that has killed around 50 people in nearly a fortnight of fighting....
  • Ebola outbreak not hurting investment in Sierra Leone: foreign minister

    LONDON (Reuters) - The Ebola outbreak has not hurt foreign investment in Sierra Leone but will inevitably require more spending to fight it, the country's foreign minister said on Monday. Sierra Leone is among a group of West African countries...