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20.06.2014 09:56 Art, Books
A bearded man has been discovered in Pablo Picasso's "Blue Room" -- the painting, that is -- according to a US museum attempting to put an end to a decades-old question.
19.06.2014 13:56 Gadgets
Amazon unveiled its "Fire Phone," a high-end handset boasting "breakthrough technologies" and a move aimed at challenging market leaders Apple and Samsung.
19.06.2014 13:07 Cinema, Music
One of the world's top documentary film festivals kicked off Wednesday with a celebration of the iconic American actor who has immortalized Mark Twain on stage for 60 years.
19.06.2014 12:38 Crime
Florida put to death a convicted double killer, the third execution in 24 hours in the United States, amid a raging controversy over lethal injection methods.
19.06.2014 12:04 Military
The remains of 17 US service members lost in a 1952 military plane crash in Alaska have been recovered more than six decades later, officials said.
19.06.2014 11:13 Unrest
President Barack Obama has not decided how to respond to rampant Sunni militants grabbing swathes of Iraq, but is looking at every option short of sending US combat soldiers back to war.
19.06.2014 10:44 Finance
Argentina will not make a bond service payment due June 30 in New York as ordered by a US judge, the economy ministry said Wednesday, moving the country closer to default.
18.06.2014 20:33 Environment
The United States joined forces with other nations Tuesday to declare a vast swath of the Pacific Ocean a marine sanctuary and take "historic" steps to combat illegal fishing.
18.06.2014 11:56 Strange News
US authorities have yet to determine what exactly caused the deaths of more than 1,000 dogs that consumed jerky pet treats made in China, a Congressional panel heard.
18.06.2014 11:30 Art, Books
An incredibly rare 19th century postage stamp, a tiny one-cent magenta from British colonial Guyana, sold for a world record $9.5 million at a New York auction.
18.06.2014 11:08 Politics
Former New Zealand prime minister Helen Clark has hinted that she wants to become United Nations secretary general when Ban Ki-moon steps down, saying it is time for a woman to fill the role.
18.06.2014 10:39 Companies
American Airlines, owed some $750 million by Venezuela, said Tuesday it was sharply reducing flights to the South American nation from July after the two sides failed to read a deal, a spokesman said.
17.06.2014 14:30 Cinema, Music
"22 Jump Street" leapt straight to the top of the North American box office, industry figures showed Monday, edging out "How to Train Your Dragon 2" as the summer film season gets into full swing.
17.06.2014 13:05 Laws, Initiatives
The US Supreme Court ruled it was illegal to buy a gun on behalf of someone else who did not go through the background check.
17.06.2014 12:32 Military
About 275 US military personnel are being deployed to Iraq to help American personnel and protect the embassy in Baghdad, President Barack Obama said Monday in a letter to Congressional leaders.
17.06.2014 12:07 Auto
General Motors on Monday recalled 3.4 million cars in North America to fix an ignition problem that could cause the car to lose power that is linked to injuries.
17.06.2014 11:16 Finance
President Cristina Kirchner said that there would be no default in payment of Argentina's restructured debt, after a US Supreme Court ruling piled pressure on the country's finances.
16.06.2014 14:44 Health
US medical-device maker Medtronic will buy its Irish-based competitor Covidien for $42.9 billion, the company said.
16.06.2014 13:08 Military
The US military temporarily grounded its entire F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jet fleet at the weekend after an apparent engine oil leak, the latest glitch for the much-vaunted program.
16.06.2014 10:44 Politics
Iran and world powers' high-stakes nuclear talks enter a critical fifth round in Vienna on Monday, with both sides still far apart on crucial issues five weeks before a deadline for a deal.