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Hillary Clinton. ©Reuters/Jonathan Ernst Out of touch? Hillary Clinton hits back after wealth gaffe Hillary Clinton sought to nuance her remark that she and ex-president husband Bill were "dead broke" when they left the White House, insisting she was not out of touch.
26 июня 2014
Gary Oldman. ©Reuters/Suzanne Plunkett Gary Oldman slammed for 'anti-Semitic' comments Jewish groups blasted British actor Gary Oldman on Tuesday for alleged anti-Semitic remarks defending Mel Gibson and suggesting that Hollywood is run by Jews.
26 июня 2014
©Reuters/Parwiz 800 Taliban fight Afghan troops in five-day battle: officials More than 800 Taliban insurgents have launched a major offensive in southern Afghanistan to try to gain territory recently vacated by US troops, officials said Wednesday, with 40 civilians killed in five days of fighting.
25 июня 2014
Actor Eli Wallach. ©Reuters/Danny Moloshok US actor Eli Wallach dead at 98: report The prolific American actor Eli Wallach, known by many for his role in the western "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" as part of a career spanning six decades, has died at the age of 98, US media reports said.
25 июня 2014
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. ©Reuters/KCNA N. Korea says Kim assassination comedy an 'act of terror' North Korea denounced a new Hollywood comedy about an assassination bid on leader Kim Jong-Un as a "wanton act of terror" and warned of a "merciless response" unless the US authorities banned the film.
25 июня 2014
©Reuters/David M. Parrott US allows oil exports for 1st time since 1970s: WSJ The US will allow two companies to export unrefined oil for the first time in four decades, taking steps to break a ban on crude exports, The Wall Street Journal reported.
25 июня 2014
168 children rescued from sex trafficking op: FBI Federal authorities conducted a sweep through more than 100 US cities and recovered 168 children from child sex trafficking, the FBI said.
24 июня 2014
©Reuters/Barry Huang Malware worms its way into more apps: study Malicious software is increasingly making its way into mobile phones through "cloned" versions of popular apps, and software weaknesses in legitimate ones, security researchers said.
24 июня 2014
Photo courtesy of hdwallpapersbase.com Letters shed light on 'Gone with the Wind' It's not that Margaret Mitchell didn't give a damn whether Scarlett O'Hara and Rhett Butler would ever get back together again in "Gone with the Wind."
24 июня 2014
1930 Ford Model A. Photo courtesy of autoblog.com Homeless man crashes Model 'A' Ford into river A 34-year-old homeless man was arrested after allegedly crashing a stolen 1930 Model "A" Ford car into a river in the US state of Oregon, police said.
24 июня 2014
Sigrid Kaag, special coordinator of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons-United Nations (OPCW-UN). ©Reuters/Khaled al-Hariri Last dangerous chemicals shipped from Syria: watchdog The last of Syria's declared chemical agents have been shipped from the war-torn country after months of delays and are en route for destruction at sea, the world's chemical watchdog said.
24 июня 2014
©Reuters/Mario Anzuoni Fosun goes to Hollywood with Studio 8 investment Shanghai-based conglomerate Fosun International said it would take a stake in new US media company Studio 8, marking a rare investment by a Chinese firm in Hollywood.
24 июня 2014
Kerry in Iraq as Sunni militants press western front US Secretary of State John Kerry landed in Baghdad Monday on a surprise trip to push for Iraqi unity and stability, as Sunni militants advanced in west Iraq after security forces retreated.
23 июня 2014
US warns Russia against sending troops into Ukraine The United States warned it would not accept any use of Russian troops in Ukraine as it confirmed that Moscow had redeployed "significant" military forces near the border.
21 июня 2014
Bob Dylan lyrics to headline $3-5 mn NY music auction Handwritten song lyrics from legendary singer Bob Dylan go under the hammer in New York, the most treasured possessions in a collection of rock memorabilia valued at $3-5 million.
21 июня 2014
Photo courtesy of tech.co Google's Nest to buy Dropcam for $555 mn Google's Nest Labs said it was buying video monitoring startup Dropcam for a reported $555 million in cash.
21 июня 2014
Lawyers say UN chief served with Haiti lawsuit in NY Lawyers for more than 1,500 victims of Haiti's deadly cholera epidemic said they had served UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon with a personal summons to appear in US court.
21 июня 2014
US slaps sanctions on Uganda for 'vile' anti-gay laws The United States Thursday slapped sanctions on Uganda -- cancelling a military air exercise, imposing visa bans and freezing some aid -- amid deep US anger at "vile" Ugandan anti-gay laws.
20 июня 2014
Biden to discuss child migrants at Guatemala visit US Vice President Joe Biden travels to Guatemala on Friday to discuss the growing numbers of unaccompanied minors from Central America and Mexico illegally trying to cross the US border.
20 июня 2014

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