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Kerry, aides checked by security at Egyptian presidential palace

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Charles Dharapak/Pool U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) speaks with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo July 22, 2014. Foreign officials usually extend every courtesy to Washington's top diplomat.
Jul 22, 2014

Diplomatic faux pas? @minafayek: Kerry & aides checked w/ metal detector by security before meeting #Egyptian Pres. reut.rs/1p9Rs5S

Jul 22, 2014

RT @tcwittes: Wow RT @ShibleyTelhami: Highly unusual: Kerry, aides checked by security at Egyptian presidential palace reut.rs/1p9Rs5S via @reuters

Jul 22, 2014

RT @tcwittes: Wow RT @ShibleyTelhami: Highly unusual: Kerry, aides checked by security at Egyptian presidential palace reut.rs/1p9Rs5S via @reuters

Jul 22, 2014

RT @tcwittes: Wow RT @ShibleyTelhami: Highly unusual: Kerry, aides checked by security at Egyptian presidential palace reut.rs/1p9Rs5S via @reuters

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Starbucks, Burger King dragged in as China food scandal spreads

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Brendan McDermid 1 of 2. The logo of a Starbucks coffee shop is seen in New York June 25, 2013. McDonald's and KFC's parent Yum Brands Inc apologized to Chinese customers on Monday after it emerged that Shanghai Husi Food Co Ltd, a unit of U.S.-based OSI Group LLC, had supplied expired meat to the two chains.
Jul 22, 2014

Why is it not at all shocking to see some of America's best-known and most visible brands getting skewered in China? reut.rs/1jSv55E

Jul 22, 2014

China food scandal spreads, drags in Starbucks, Burger King and McNuggets in Japan reut.rs/1jSv55E via @reuters

Jul 22, 2014

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Malaysia quietly worked back channels to secure bodies, black boxes

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Olivia Harris Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak speaks at a news conference, where he announced that two black boxes from downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 will be handed over to Malaysia by Ukrainian rebels, in Kuala Lumpur July 22, 2014.
Jul 22, 2014

"Even some of his closest advisers were not part of this circle." How Malaysia's P.M. dealt with rebels over #MH17: reut.rs/1nxbNnm

Race for North Dakota's agriculture commissioner is all about oil

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Shannon Stapleton A man works on the rig of an oil drilling pump site in McKenzie County outside of Williston, North Dakota March 12, 2013.
Jul 22, 2014

MT @ErnestScheyder: GOP incumbent in ND called women in office "harem." Why that affects oil firms: reuters.com/article/2014/0… @antillaview

Jul 22, 2014

If you own $WLL, $CLR, $OAS, $EOG, $MRO, $XOM or $QEP, you'll want to know about the contentious ND Ag Commish race: reuters.com/article/2014/0…

Jul 22, 2014

GOP incumbent in powerful ND gov't position called women in office his "harem." Here's why that affects #oil firms: reuters.com/article/2014/0…

Jul 22, 2014

RT @ErnestScheyder: ND's oil companies putting money into oft-overlooked Ag Commish race. It's all about #oil. Here's my story (& pics): ht…

Jul 22, 2014

If Dem wins ND's Ag Commish race, that could force @ContinentalOil & other #oil companies to slow down. Here's why: reuters.com/article/2014/0…

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Israeli soldier missing, presumed dead in Gaza: media

reuters.com — Israel's Channel 10 News said the military believed the man was killed along with six other troops in an attack on an armored vehicle on Sunday. However, the army has only identified six bodies. Hamas on Sunday announced it had captured an Israeli soldier, but did not say whether he was dead or alive.

EXCLUSIVE-India's Lupin, U.S. firms weigh bids for GSK's mature drugs -sources

in.reuters.com — LONDON/MUMBAI, July 22 (Reuters) - Indian generics firm Lupin, some U.S. drugmakers looking for a tax-saving deal in Europe and private equity funds are planning to bid for a range of older drugs being auctioned by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) , five sources familiar with the matter said.

High gasoline prices push up U.S. consumer prices

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Shannon Stapleton A woman shops for groceries at a Whole Foods supermarket in New York May 18, 2010. The Labor Department said on Tuesday its Consumer Price Index increased 0.3 percent last month after May's 0.4 percent gain. Gasoline accounted for two-thirds of the rise in prices last month.

Argentine default in balance as government refuses to capitulate

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Enrique Marcarian Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner (R) talks to her Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping (L) after signing a bilateral agreement at the Casa Rosada government palace in Buenos Aires July 18, 2014.

Yemen's al Qaeda wing seeks to set up 'emirate' in east

reuters.com — The announcement by Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) will stoke concerns about the territorial ambitions of militant groups weeks after al Qaeda offshoot Islamic State declared its own caliphate across parts of Syria and Iraq.

Israel keeps up Gaza assaults, Kerry presses for truce

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Ammar Awad 1 of 11. Israeli police officers detain a protester suspected of throwing stones during a protest by Israeli Arabs in the northern city of Nazareth, against Israel's offensive in the Gaza Strip July 21, 2014.

'No safe place for civilians' in Gaza, U.N. says

reuters.com — "There is literally no safe place for civilians," Jens Laerke, spokesman of the U.N. Office for Humanitarian Assistance (OCHA), told a news briefing in Geneva. More than 500 people have been killed in the coastal enclave which has an estimated 4,500 people per square kilometer, Laerke said.

Defying allies, France to deliver first warship to Russia

reuters.com — Speaking on the eve of an EU meeting to discuss sanctions on Moscow over the downing of a civilian airliner over Ukraine, Hollande said late on Monday that a first Mistral warship would be handed over on schedule in October but a decision on a second would depend on Russia's attitude.

Britain to hold public inquiry into death of ex-KGB agent Litvinenko

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Luke MacGregor Marina Litvinenko, the wife of former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko, who was murdered in London in 2006, leaves the High Court in London February 26, 2013.
Jul 22, 2014

RT @pmdfoster: As public as possible, Mr Putin @Reuters: Britain to hold public inquiry into death of ex-KGB agent Litvinenko reut.rs/1nQh43w

Jul 22, 2014

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Starbucks, Burger King dragged in as China food scandal spreads

in.reuters.com — SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A toxic food scandal in China is spreading fast, dragging in U.S. coffee chain Starbucks, Burger King Worldwide Inc and others, as well as products of McDonald's Corp as far away as Japan.
Jul 22, 2014

RT @nitabhalla: China food scandal spreads, drags in Starbucks, Burger King and McNuggets in Japan reut.rs/1nvQnXR via @reuters

Jul 22, 2014

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Jul 22, 2014

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Dozens of Turkish police detained for alleged spying on government

mobile.reuters.com — Dozens of Turkish police detained for alleged spying on government By Daren Butler ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Dozens of police including high-ranking officers were detained in Turkey on Tuesday, accused of spying and illegal wire-tapping of Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan and his inner circle in what the chief prosecutor said was a concocted probe of an alleged terrorist group.
Jul 22, 2014

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Jul 22, 2014

Senior police officers detained on alleged spying against #Erdogan government. "Totally political" one police says mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKB…