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Pakistan parliament convenes as political crisis deepens

Pakistan's lawmakers held an emergency session Tuesday over the political crisis roiling the country as thousands of anti‑government protesters...

Fast-food workers to launch intensified protests across US

(Reuters) - McDonald's line cooks, Burger King cashiers and other fast‑food restaurant workers across the U. S. plan to walk off the job on...

Poor response to Ebola causing needless deaths: World Bank

The world's "disastrously inadequate response" to West Africa's Ebola outbreak means many people are dying needlessly, the head of the...

Carrie Underwood announces pregnancy

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Carrie Underwood and NHL player Mike Fisher chose the Labor Day holiday to announce they are expecting their...

Amnesty condemns IS 'ethnic-cleansing' in Iraq

Amnesty International has accused Islamic State jihadists of "systematic ethnic cleansing" and mass killings of minorities in northern Iraq, in a...

Florida power utilities fear return of 'Green Governor' Charlie Crist

MIAMI (Reuters) - When Charlie Crist last governed Florida, his green energy and climate policies made...

UN chief says 'no military solution' to Ukraine crisis

UN Secretary General Ban Ki‑moon warned Western powers Tuesday "there is no military solution" to the Ukraine crisis, as NATO pre

US asks North Korea to release American citizens

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U. S. government on Monday requested that the North Korean government release three U. S. citizens currently detained there...