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Czech prosecutors want to investigate outgoing PM

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 11:42
The speaker of the Czech Parliament says prosecutors have asked the lower house to strip outgoing Prime Minister Petr Necas of his immunity from prosecution so they can investigate him over a spy and bribery scandal that caused the government to collapse.

AP Source: Heinz Kerry showed symptoms of seizure

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 11:39
A person in close contact with the family says Teresa Heinz Kerry, the wife of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, was hospitalized after showing symptoms consistent with a seizure.

Miss. River reopens south of New Orleans

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 11:30
Authorities are still searching for a tugboat that sank in the Mississippi River, prompting the closure of a stretch of the river south of New Orleans over the weekend.

Afghanistan arrests former US translator

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 11:27
Afghan officials say they've arrested a man who served as a translator for U.S. Special Forces and was wanted on allegations he tortured and killed civilians.

US stock futures rise as earnings season looms

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 11:26
U.S. stock futures are building on gains from Friday's strong jobs report as Wall Street turns its attention to the traditional start of earnings season.

'The wait is over': Brits awake to new tennis era

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 11:20
Britain awoke to a new era on Monday, into a world in which the tennis-loving public finally has its own Wimbledon champion once again.

Islamists: Egypt army enemy after deadly clashes

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 11:20
Egyptian soldiers and police guarding a military building opened fire on supporters of the ousted president Monday in bloodshed that claimed at least 40 lives, officials and witnesses said, and plunged the divided country deeper into crisis with calls by Islamists for all-out rebellion against the army.

S&P cuts Softbank rating after Sprint deal clears

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 11:15
Standard & Poor's has cut Softbank's credit rating to reflect increased financial risks following clearance of its $21.6 billion acquisition of Sprint Nextel Corp.

Report: Iran opens national email service

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 11:12
Iranian state television says the country has opened its own domestically made national email service.

Czech prosecutors want investigate outgoing PM

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 11:11
The speaker of the Czech Parliament says prosecutors have asked the lower house to strip outgoing Prime Minister Petr Necas of his immunity from prosecution in a spy and bribery scandal that caused the government to collapse.

Saddam Hussein's half-brother dies of cancer

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 11:10
A senior Iraqi official says Saddam Hussein's half-brother and former director of his feared general security services has died of cancer.

Roger Federer ranked No. 5 for 1st time in decade

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 11:07
Roger Federer has fallen to No. 5 in the new ATP rankings, the first time in a decade he's been that low.

European markets shrug off earlier retreat in Asia

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 10:56
European markets recovered their poise Monday, despite an earlier sell-off in Asia, as investors shrugged off fears of an imminent scaling back of the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary stimulus.

Ex-Gov. Eliot Spitzer plans NYC comptroller run

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 10:55
Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer will meet voters in Manhattan while launching his post-scandal political comeback attempt.

Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan undergoes surgery

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 10:53
Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan has undergone surgery to remove a blood clot in his brain.

Muslim Brotherhood's political party calls on Egyptians to rise up against the army....

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 10:49
Muslim Brotherhood's political party calls on Egyptians to rise up against the army.

Officials: Attacks kill at least 15 people in Iraq

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 10:47
A series of attacks killed at least 15 people in Iraq, officials said Monday, as insurgents aim to destabilize the country and undermine the government.

Rescuers evacuate 5 Indonesians trapped by tigers

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 10:47
Rescuers on Monday reached five men trapped in trees by several Sumatran tigers for five days after the angry animals mauled a sixth man to death, police said.

Queen's granddaughter Zara Phillips is pregnant

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 10:42
Buckingham Palace says Queen Elizabeth II's granddaughter Zara Phillips and rugby star Mike Tindall are expecting their first child in the new year.

Gay-themed music video a YouTube hit

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 10:32
He's a musician without a record label, a card holder without any remaining credit. And the gig that supplies what he calls "food money" may now be in jeopardy.