Several killed after strong earthquake hits central Italy

A strong earthquake brought down buildings in mountainous central Italy early on Wednesday , trapping residents and sending others fleeing into the streets. The Guardian and... Read more

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Man allegedly killed girlfriend because he was 'no longer in love'

Prosecutors say 44-year-old Miguel Bonilla woke up the morning of July 27th, and decided he was no longer in love with his long-time girlfriend. He allegedly stabbed her... Read more

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6.2 earthquake rocks Italy, killing at least 11

'The town isn't here anymore,' Amatrice mayor Sergio Pirozzi says after a major tremor collapses homes as people slept Read more

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Judge Denies GM's Bid to Throw Out the Texas Ignition Switch Case

General Motors gm said Tuesday a Texas judge had denied its bid to throw out a lawsuit over a fatal 2011 crash blamed on a faulty ignition switch, after the company accused a... Read more

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Here Are Some of China's New Rules on P2P Lending

China announced new rules on Wednesday to tighten regulation of the country's $60 billion peer-to-peer lending sector, which has been dogged by scandals and fraud due to loose... Read more

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Asian stocks meander as investors await Fed speech; Oil down

Asian stocks meandered Wednesday as investors awaited fresh cues from Federal Reserve on the outlook for interest rates. Markets were steady following the submarine launch of a... Read more

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US oil and gas lease sale to be broadcast live on internet

The federal government says that, for the first time, it's broadcasting an oil and gas lease sale live on the internet.... Read more

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Commodities group Glencore trims loss in first half of 2016

Swiss commodities producer Glencore says it narrowed its net loss in the first half of 2016, after paring down billions of dollars' worth of assets to slash debt amid a... Read more

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Foundation donors who met, talked with Clinton

Hillary Clinton met or talked by phone with at least 154 people from private interests, such as corporations, during her time as secretary of the state. More than half those... Read more

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No jail time for bus driver who crashed because of phone app

A former New Hampshire school bus driver who crashed into a tree because she was preoccupied by an app downloading on her cellphone will not serve time in prison.... Read more

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Strong quake rattles central Italy: "The town isn't here"

The mayor of the Umbrian town of Amatrice, hit hard by the 6.2 magnitude quake, says residents are buried under the debris of collapsed buildings and that "the town isn't here... Read more

Shallow 6.2 quake strikes Italy, strongly felt in Rome - reports

A powerful 6.2-magnitude earthquake rocked central Italy some 76 kilometers southeast of the city of Perugia at 1:36 a.m GMT. Social media has been flooded with reports of... Read more

Turkey, Ankara-backed rebels launch op to retake Syrian town from ISIS

Ankara has begun a military operation with the aim of retaking the Syrian town of Jarablus from the hands of the Islamic State , state-run press agency Anadolu Agency reported... Read more

Russian hackers are thought to have targeted New York Times reporters

Hackers believed to be affiliated with Russia have attempted to hack reporters from The New York Times and other news outlets, CNN reported Tuesday , citing anonymous US... Read more

Obama Visits Louisiana After Devastating Flood

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana Aug 23 - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that residents of Louisiana have had their lives “upended” by historic flooding in parts of the... Read more

Italy Earthquake: At Least Ten Dead in 6.2-Magnitude Tremor

At least ten people are dead and many more are reportedly trapped under rubble after a powerful earthquake brought buildings crashing down and made one city “almost disappear”... Read more

Mets' Niese leaves start in first inning with left knee pain

ST. LOUIS - Mets starter Jon Niese left in the first inning of a game Tuesday night against the St. Louis Cardinals with left knee pain. Read more

Davis hits 33rd home run in A's 9-1 win over Indians

OAKLAND, Calif. - The Athletics used a steady stream of big hits from three rookies and one big blast from a veteran slugger to end their latest losing skid. Read more

Brewers defeat Rockies 6-4

Hernan Perez hit a two-run triple in the seventh inning, lifting the Milwaukee Brewers to a 6-4 comeback win over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night. Read more

Tesla claims to have world's fastest production car

Tesla Motors Inc crowned itself the maker of the world's fastest production car on Tuesday, saying a new version of its Model S all-electric sedan can accelerate from 0-60... Read more