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US to lead UN Security Council meeting on terror financing

US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew will chair a first-ever summit of the finance ministers of the UN Security Council this month, to discuss combating terror group finances, the Treasury said…

Lennon's sister unveils Beatles statue in Liverpool

John Lennon's sister unveiled a new statue of The Beatles on Liverpool's waterfront on Friday that the sculptor said he hoped would become a landmark where people could "think, meditate…

Dream of being a bird? Flight simulator can bring you close

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — With a few flaps of his arms, Kip Fenton soared into the New York City skyline, veering around a sea of skyscrapers as the wind whistled…

US military to open frontline combat roles to women

The US military will open up all positions — including frontline combat roles — to women, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced Thursday in a sweeping move officially ending centuries of…

Refugee Family's Citizenship Veto Unlawful

The Home Secretary acted unlawfully by refusing British citizenship to the family of a failed asylum seeker, a judge has ruled. Theresa May blocked the application from the wife &…

ECB Fires Gun On New Round Of Euro Stimulus

The European Central Bank (ECB) has confirmed further action to tackle weak euro inflation, with "further" economic stimulus to be outlined shortly. It was announced that the governing council had…

‘Britain Safer Tonight’ As MPs Back Airstrikes

MPs have overwhelmingly backed extending military action in Syria paving the way for bombing raids against Islamic State targets. The controversial Government plans were approved by 397 votes to 223…

AP Conversation: Cruz: US more secure with Assad in power

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz says the U.S. is more secure with Syrian President Bashar Assad in power, accepting one of the Middle East's most brutal dictators…

Timeline of deadly US shootings over 25 years

At least one gunman opened fire inside a center for the disabled in San Bernardino, California on Wednesday, killing 14 people & wounding the same number before fleeing the scene….

Shooting rampage at California social services agency leaves 14 dead, 14 wounded

By Tim Reid SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (Reuters) – Gunfire erupted at a holiday party at a social services agency in San Bernardino, California, on Wednesday, leaving 14 people dead &…