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  • Heavy rain douses Motiva Port Arthur refinery flare: sources

    HOUSTON (Reuters) - Heavy rains on Friday along the Texas-Louisiana border appear to have temporarily doused a key part of a flare system for a 200,000 barrel per day (bpd) crude distillation unit (CDU) at the nation's largest refinery, said sources...
  • Forty-five years after Apollo landing, U.S. debates next lunar step

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - Forty-five years after the first Apollo lunar landing, the United States remains divided about the moon's role in future human space exploration. Ten more U.S. astronauts followed Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin's July 20,...
  • 100 Palestinians, 13 Israelis killed in bloody Gaza fighting

    100 Palestinians, 13 Israelis killed in bloody Gaza fighting
    (Reuters) Hamas's armed wing said on Sunday it had captured an Israeli soldier, as fighting in Gaza led to the bloodiest losses in a nearly two-week military offensive, with some 100 Palestinians and 13 Israeli soldiers killed. The Israeli military...
  • Jordanians stage pro-Gaza rally near Israel embassy

    AMMAN (Reuters) - Hundreds of mainly Islamist Jordanian protesters burnt Israeli flags in Amman on Sunday as demonstrators called on Palestinian Hamas militants to step up rocket attacks against Israeli towns and cities to avenge civilian deaths caused by...
  • Air Force certifies SpaceX Falcon 9 flights

    Air Force certifies SpaceX Falcon 9 flights
    In a move that could shake up the spaceflight business, Hawthorne rocket company SpaceX has passed a key milestone toward its goal to launch the U.S. government's most sophisticated national security satellites. The upstart firm said Friday that the Air...
  • Fire engulfs commercial building in Hollywood

    Fire engulfs commercial building in Hollywood
    More than 90 firefighters responded Sunday morning to a fully engulfed one-story commercial building in Hollywood, authorities said. The blaze occurred about 9 a.m. in 1000 block of Orange Drive just east of La Brea Avenue and produced a plume of...
  • Two rescued from Fort Lauderdale apartment fire

    Two rescued from Fort Lauderdale apartment fire
    Two elderly victims trapped on the second floor of an apartment building by a first-floor fire Sunday afternoon were rescued by firefighers. Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue said there was heavy smoke and fire coming from a first floor apartment at 1115 SW...
  • Ukraine prime minister: 'Russia is on the dark side'

    Ukraine prime minister: 'Russia is on the dark side'
    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk had harsh words for Russia and President Vladimir‎ Putin on Monday, saying the country is "on the dark side," blaming it again for the downing  of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 and demanding that it close its...
  • Iraqi Shiite fighters of Balad provide bulwark for Baghdad

    The Shiite militia commander, slight of build and decked out in green fatigues, views the checkpoint that he oversees as much more than an isolated outpost amid the endless palm groves of the Tigris River valley. "We are the forward defensive line for...
  • Holidaying Turkish voters urged to take stand against Erdogan

    BODRUM Turkey (Reuters) - As families splash in the sea and lounge in the sun, thoughts of politics and civic duty are a world away for most Turks holidaying on the Aegean and Mediterranean coasts. Only the most committed opponents of Prime Minister...
  • Attackers killed after firing on Kabul airport

    Taliban insurgents attacked the Kabul international airport Thursday by firing grenades from a nearby building, prompting a response by Afghan and international security forces in which all the assailants were killed, officials said. No civilians were...