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  • Ukraine accuses rebels of hiding evidence Russian missiles shot down plane

    KIEV (Reuters) - A spokesman for Ukraine's Security Council said on Sunday pro-Russian rebels fighting in the country's east were doing all they could to hide evidence that Russian missiles shot down a Malaysian airliner. "The terrorists are doing...
  • Russia's Putin not blinking in 'last chance saloon'

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin is in the "last chance saloon" over the Ukraine crisis but appears to be doing little to get out of it. Since Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was brought down over east Ukraine, Putin has been under...
  • President Obama's transformed America [Commentary]

    President Obama's transformed America [Commentary]
    On February 19, 2008, Sen. Barack Obama promised to "fundamentally transform America." This was no mere rhetoric from the telegenic man who would go on to best Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination. Rather, it was an audacious (to borrow a term)...
  • Proud Sunni neighborhood writhes under Iraq's Shiite security forces

    Proud Sunni neighborhood writhes under Iraq's Shiite security forces
    He fought alongside U.S. troops battling Al Qaeda militants on the streets of Adhamiya, one of Baghdad's most treacherous districts during the long American-led occupation. Now he is ready to take up arms against the Iraqi government that he once fought...
  • South Sudan ceasefire under threat as rebels, government troops clash

    JUBA (Reuters) - South Sudanese rebels and government soldiers clashed in the northern town of Nasir on Sunday, adding to fears that a shaky ceasefire agreement signed in May could totally collapse. Rebel spokesman Lul Ruai Koang said troops loyal to...
  • U.S.'s Kerry defends Israeli effort to stem rocket, tunnel attacks

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States believes Israel has a right to defend itself from rockets fired from Gaza and from attacks launched from cross-border tunnels, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday."You have a right to go in and take...
  • Rebels say have 'items', believed to be black boxes, in Ukraine's Donetsk

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - A leader of separatists said on Sunday they were keeping what they presumed to be the black boxes from the downed Malaysian airliner in the eastern city of Donetsk, but would need experts to confirm that they were the plane's...
  • In Iraq, rise of Islamic State deals blow to Christian population

    The men play dominoes with a gusto that transforms the game into a virtual contact sport, lifting the pieces high in the air before smacking them down in a percussive staccato that provides a back beat to the buzz of their conversations. The easy...
  • Ukraine plane crash victims put in refrigerated wagons

    TOREZ Ukraine (Reuters) - Dozens of bodies from the site where a Malaysian airliner crashed in eastern Ukraine were loaded into refrigerated wagons at a rebel-held rail station early on Sunday to be sent home for burial. But their departure from the war...
  • Nigeria's free-wheeling media fears crackdown over Boko Haram battle

    ABUJA/LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria's press is traditionally free to write almost anything about anyone - whether it's true or not. But reporters fear a government sensitive to criticism is now cracking down, especially on coverage of the battle against...
  • Actor James Garner of 'The Rockford Files' dead at 86

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor James Garner, best known for his prime-time television roles as the wisecracking frontier gambler on "“Maverick" and as an ex-con turned private eye on "“The Rockford Files," has died at age 86, Los Angeles police confirmed...