US authorities say a pilot has reported a passenger falling out of his small plane into the ocean off Miami.November 15, 2013, 9:51 am
Sydney (AFP) - Australian police said Friday they had arrested 65 people -- including a priest and two teachers -- and rescued six children as part of a global probe into a Canadian child sex website.November 15, 2013, 9:45 am
McDonald's CEO Don Thompson says anyone stopping off to get a cup of coffee anywhere presents an opportunity.November 15, 2013, 9:45 am
A former US Marine who now makes ends meet working as a waitress in New Jersey has exposed the depths of homophobic prejudice by customers who refused to leave a tip.November 15, 2013, 9:15 am
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea denied it was sending military aid to the Syrian government, one of its few close allies, in its battle against rebel forces after media reports said that Pyongyang had s...November 15, 2013, 8:48 am
By Gary Robertson
NORFOLK, Virginia (Reuters) - The last of the Somali pirates convicted of killing four Americans aboard a yacht sailing off the Horn of Africa in 2011 have been senten...
Sydney (AFP) - The Australian military has sacked six male officers over their role in the so-called "Jedi Council", a group which allegedly produced and shared videos of themselves having sex with women.November 15, 2013, 8:35 am
By Alwyn Scott and Harriet McLeod
(Reuters) - State economic officials have jumped at the chance to grab a piece of Boeing's newest jetliner program after a union vote stalled efforts t...
By Ulf Laessing and Ghaith Shennib
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Protests at oil ports have cost Libya more than $6 billion (3 billion pounds) and started hitting power supplies in the North Afri...
By Steve Holland and Jeff Mason
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Normally brimming with self-confidence, President Barack Obama showed an emotion on Thursday he rarely shares with Americans: humi...
US officials say a possible sinkhole has opened up in a backyard in Florida.November 15, 2013, 7:00 am
By Matt Spetalnick
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama sought to reassure sceptical U.S. lawmakers on Thursday that any easing of sanctions on Iran that emerges from negotiati...
Banjul (Gambia) (AFP) - Gambia on Thursday announced that it had abruptly broken off diplomatic relations with Taiwan, established over the past 18 years, for reasons to do with the "national strategic interest".November 15, 2013, 6:36 am
By Lisa Richwine
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Comcast Corp plans to start selling movies for download and streaming through the cable operator's set-top boxes and its Xfinity TV website, acc...
By James Topham and Leika Kihara
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese companies are enthusiastic about Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's economic-growth plans, although they remain cautious about boost...
By Luciana Lopez and Jonathan Stempel
(Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc
London (AFP) - Prince Charles officially became a pensioner as he celebrated his 65th birthday on Thursday, another landmark in his patient wait for the grand role he was born to play.November 15, 2013, 5:41 am
BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - Gunmen killed two army officers in Benghazi in eastern Libya on Thursday, security sources said, the latest violence in the country's second-largest city despite the deploy...November 15, 2013, 5:31 am
By Frank Jack Daniel
JAFFNA, Sri Lanka (Reuters) - The threats came by text message, a phone call and a delivery of two cow skulls. The message was clear: stop protesting against the ar...
By Vidya Ranganathan
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The bold monetary experiment that the Chinese and Indian central banks engaged in this year might one day be hailed as a success. So far, the ...
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