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Oil falls to near $102 amid Gaza peace efforts

July 23rd, 2014 No comments

The price of oil retreated to near $102 per barrel on Wednesday amid a new push for a cease-fire between Israel and Palestine and after Europe imposed additional sanctions on Russia that fell short of a heavy hit.
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Worldwide FGM ban sought at ‘Girl Summit’

July 23rd, 2014 No comments

Pakistani rights activist Malala Yousafzai speaks at the 'Girl Summit 2014' at Walworth Academy, on July 22, 2014 in LondonPrime Minister David Cameron called on Tuesday for a worldwide ban on female genital mutilation and child marriage as he launched the first UN-backed "Girl Summit" on issues that affect millions around the globe. Cameron announced that parents in Britain would face prosecution for failing to prevent their daughters from being subjected to FGM, while setting out steps to tackle both practices in developing nations. "Our aim is to outlaw FGM and child marriage everywhere for everyone," Cameron told the summit in London, to applause from an audience of experts and campaigners from around the world. FGM, which affects tens of millions of women, particularly in the Horn of Africa, ranges from removal of the clitoris to the mutilation and removal of other female genitalia.

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Lift Gaza ‘siege’ – Palestinian PM

July 23rd, 2014 No comments

The Palestinian PM calls for the Gaza blockade to be lifted as part of a ceasefire deal, as diplomatic efforts continue to end the conflict.
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Obama tells fundraiser Russia is financing Ukraine rebels

July 23rd, 2014 No comments

U.S. President Barack Obama accused Russia on Tuesday of financing Ukraine rebels and said challenges overseas were causing anxiety among Americans at home. Obama made his remarks during a fundraiser for Democrats in Seattle. The president been criticized for proceeding with a series of fundraisers outside Washington despite the crises in Ukraine and the Middle East. While high-dollar donors sipped wine and ate finger food, Obama noted conflicts in Ukraine, Syria, Iraq, Israel and Gaza had created a sense of anxiety.
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And who is the liar?

July 23rd, 2014 No comments
Two days ago the Qassam brigades announced that they have captured an Israeli terrorist occupier. The Israeli military denied the story and called it false.  Today, the same Israeli military is admitting that indeed the Qassam brigades did capture one of the Israeli terrorists.

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New Questions on Health Law as Rulings on Subsidies Differ – New York Times

July 23rd, 2014 No comments

New York Times
New Questions on Health Law as Rulings on Subsidies Differ
New York Times
David Klemencic, a plaintiff from West Virginia, said, “If I have to start paying out for health insurance, it will put me out of business.” Credit Michael F. McElroy for The New York Times. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story. Continue …
Federal courts issue conflicting rulings on legality of ObamaCare subsidiesFox News
Reining in ObamaCare—and the PresidentWall Street Journal
Courts issue conflicting decisions on key challenges to ObamacareNewsOK.com
Politico -The Albany Herald -Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Putin Pledges to Help but Sees Limits on Role – New York Times

July 23rd, 2014 No comments

New York Times
Putin Pledges to Help but Sees Limits on Role
New York Times
President Vladimir V. Putin discussed the investigation into the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet crash and criticized Kiev and the West for escalating conflict in the region. Video Credit By Associated Press on Publish Date July 22, 2014. Image CreditPool …
MH17: Malaysia Airlines crash puts spotlight on rules governing passenger ABC Online
US intel officials: Russia created 'conditions' that led to plane downingFox News
No link to Russian govt in plane downing: USTimes of India
CBC.ca -Wall Street Journal -Reuters
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The Military Wing of Fath has now re-emerged: control is slipping from the hands of Abbas

July 23rd, 2014 No comments
The military wing of the Fath Movement, which was closed down by Abbas, has now re-emerged and is calling for confrontation with Israeli terrorist troops in the West Bank.

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Airlines scrap Israel flights over missile fear – Businessweek

July 23rd, 2014 No comments

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Airlines scrap Israel flights over missile fear
Businessweek
When U.S. and European airlines quickly canceled flights to Israel Tuesday, they showed both a skittishness and a new sense of urgency in dealing with global trouble spots following last week's downing of a passenger plane over Ukraine. Delta Air Lines …
European and US airlines cancel flights to IsraelIrish Times
FAA Orders US Air Carriers to Suspend All Flights to Tel AvivABC News
Former NY mayor flying to Israel in protest of FAA flight banJerusalem Post
BBC News -NBC New York -Ammon News
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Coke Brothers

July 23rd, 2014 No comments

The new $50 billion BRICS bank will finance a wave of heavily polluting coal plants the West wouldn’t touch. And that’s not all bad.
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