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Afghan refugees hope that the Obama administration will end the longest war in U.S. history

If they can get visas, Afghan refugees in the United States are hopeful that even the darkest of the hard times — fleeing a war that has killed more than 60,000 people since 2001...

FDA, Monsanto clash on GM crops. Here’

A lawmaker on Thursday proposed legislation to block federal regulators from trying to block the sale of genetically modified crops after the Food and Drug Administration said this week that a company had failed...

Closure of China malls ‘brings pain’

The announcement to shut down 150 malls by mid-year could create a chain reaction, because they are so intertwined with their landlords By Ralph Jennings BBC News, Guangzhou Evergrande Real Estate Group has said...

Barbara Bush welcomes ‘bundle of joy’

View of Bush family gathering for Barbara's 70th birthday with her husband Jeb, the former governor of Florida, and their children in December 2012, with daughters Jenna, left, and Barbara in the foreground Image...

‘They’re creeping!’ Buffalo pest control owner worries rats going into sewers

His customers don't call him "filthy Rich," but a pest control expert is worried rats are going inside homes via toilets and other plumbing. There is a lot of the rodents around Buffalo, and...

£260 million spent enforcing immigration rules is going to waste, the Guardian reports

A decision by the Home Office to use £260 million of taxpayers’ money to enforce immigration rules has fallen by nearly a quarter, reports the Guardian. A Crown Prosecution Service’s report on an eight-month...

Sen. Kamala Harris: ‘Israel has an arbitrary treatment’ of Palestinians

Democrat Kamala Harris, who was traveling through Israel to visit troops in the military, commented on a Palestinian student’s allegation that her school funded Jewish settlements built on land they claim belongs to Palestinians....

China’s military is the most ambitious in the world

"Our military is the most ambitious in the world," says Xu Caihou, a former general who retired in 2012. "Our military has evolved into a combat efficiency reserve force and became a great national...

Gregg Wallace not working for just Eat on MasterChef

The BBC said Friday that Gregg Wallace is not working for just Eat while he is on MasterChef judging duties, despite reports that the restaurant chain planned to use him on an ad campaign....

Militant who planned ‘apocalyptic’ attack jailed

Image copyright PA Image caption Abdul-Khaliq was arrested in Hythe, Kent, on 11 July A man who pleaded guilty to building his own lethal grenade launchers, handheld automatic pistols and small automatic rifles has...

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