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Two projectiles from Syria strike Israeli-occupied Golan: Israeli military source

reuters.com — The source gave no further details. Israel's Channel Two TV said there were no casualties in the incident, which triggered Israeli warning sirens in the area and came nine days after an Israeli air strike in Syria killed several Lebanese Hezbollah guerrillas and an Iranian general.
Jan 27, 2015

RT @MaayanLubell: Rockets from Syria into Golan come 9 days after Israeli air strike that killed Iranian general + Hezbollah men reuters.com/article/2015/0…

Jan 27, 2015

RT @Reuters: Two rockets from Syria strike Israeli-occupied Golan: Israeli military reut.rs/1zT5PDx

Jan 27, 2015

RT @ReuterJerusalem: Two rockets from Syria strike Israeli-occupied Golan; Israeli media say Israel "returned fire" reut.rs/1Cbj1od via @reuters

Jan 27, 2015

RT @AFilan: 2 rockets fired f/ Syria hit Golan H, 9 days after Israel air strike kills several Hezbollah guerrillas, Iranian gen reuters.com/article/2015/0…

Jan 27, 2015

2 rockets fired f/ Syria hit Golan H, 9 days after Israel air strike kills several Hezbollah guerrillas, Iranian gen reuters.com/article/2015/0…

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Exclusive: AirAsia probe vets possible computer glitch, crew response

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Suharso/Pool The tail of AirAsia QZ8501 passenger plane is seen on the deck of the rescue ship Crest Onyx after it was lifted from the sea bed, south of Pangkalan Bun, Central Kalimantan January 10, 2015. An outage of the twin Flight Augmentation Computers (FAC) could not have directly caused the Dec.
Jan 27, 2015

Exclusive: AirAsia probe vets possible computer glitch, crew response reuters.com/article/idUSKB…

Jan 27, 2015

AirAsia probe vets possible computer glitch, crew response ow.ly/I0rHj via @sivag

Jan 27, 2015

RT @SivaG: Exclusive: AirAsia probe vets possible computer glitch, crew response reut.rs/1Cb2mkt #QZ8501

Jan 27, 2015

Exclusive: AirAsia probe vets possible computer glitch, crew response reut.rs/1Cb2mkt via @reuters

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Argentine President seeks to dissolve spy agency

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Marcos Brindicci A woman walks behind a poster that reads ''AMIA (Jewish community center). Nisman's death. Disolve the SIDE (Secretary of Intelligence)'' in Buenos Aires January 26, 2015.
Jan 27, 2015

RT @jonleeanderson: The plot just keeps thickening in Argentina: @Reuters: Argentine President seeks to dissolve spy agency reut.rs/1DcqDUo

Jan 26, 2015

Argentine president plans to dissolve spy agency amid suspicion rogue agents were behind prosecutor's death reut.rs/1z3HY0X

Jan 26, 2015

RT @jonleeanderson: The plot just keeps thickening in Argentina: @Reuters: Argentine President seeks to dissolve spy agency reut.rs/1DcqDUo

Jan 26, 2015

The plot just keeps thickening in Argentina: @Reuters: Argentine President seeks to dissolve spy agency reut.rs/1DcqDUo

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UK 2014 growth fastest in seven years despite fourth-quarter slowdown

uk.reuters.com — LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's economy recorded its fastest annual growth since 2007 last year despite a bigger-than-expected slowdown in the final three months of 2014, giving a mixed message just 100 days before Britons go to the polls.

Justice Department spies on millions of cars: WSJ

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Jonathan Ernst Cars wait at a traffic light as the sun rises over the U.S. Capitol dome in Washington, October 18, 2013. The newspaper said the main aim of the license plate tracking program run by the Drug Enforcement Administration was to seize automobiles, money and other assets to fight drug trafficking, according to one government document.
Jan 26, 2015

Justice Department spies on millions of cars: WSJ reut.rs/1tinTo4

Jan 26, 2015

RT @TerriG_KVUE: Justice Department has been secretly gathering and storing data about motorists. Thoughts? fb.me/7lrIBivwf

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Economist Varoufakis says to become new Greek finance minister on Tuesday

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Alkis Konstantinidis Greek economist Yanis Varoufakis (C) is seen outside the Syriza party headquarters in Athens, late January 25, 2015. Varoufakis, 53, will become the key negotiator with Greece's creditors after the left-wing, anti-bailout Syriza party agreed to form a coalition government following its victory in Sunday's election.
Jan 27, 2015

RT @Reuters: Anti-austerity economist says to become Greek finance minister reut.rs/1zT4YCJ

Jan 27, 2015

Anti-austerity economist says to become Greek finance minister goo.gl/3pxuaW via @reuters #Syriza #δημοκρατία

Scientists ask if Ebola immunizes as well as kills

reuters.com — So-called "asymptomatic" Ebola cases - in which someone is exposed to the virus, develops antibodies, but doesn't get sick or suffer symptoms - are hotly disputed among scientists, with some saying their existence is little more than a pipe dream.

Bullets hit flydubai passenger jet at Baghdad airport

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Mohammed Ameen/Files A general view shows Baghdad International Airport in this October 25, 2012 file photo. An aviation official and a security official told Reuters two passengers were lightly injured when three or four bullets hit the body of the plane on Monday evening but they were unable to specify the source of the gunfire.

AirAsia crash report won't include black box data: investigator

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Prasetyo Utomo/Antara Foto Indonesian soldiers hold the cockpit voice recorder of AirAsia QZ8501 at Iskandar airbase in Pangkalan Bun, Central Kalimantan January 13, 2015. The National Transportation Safety Committee will submit its initial findings this week to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) on AirAsia's first fatal crash.

Nine Ukrainian soldiers killed, 29 wounded in past 24 hours

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Nikolai Ryabchenko Members of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) look at the remains of a shell on a street after a shelling by pro-Russian rebels of a residential sector in Mariupol, eastern Ukraine, January 24, 2015. Fighting in eastern Ukraine is at its worst level since a ceasefire was agreed last September.
Jan 27, 2015

Nine Ukrainian soldiers killed in 'tense' eastern conflict: Kiev military reut.rs/1CaB7qf

Jan 27, 2015

Kiev militry spox says nine Ukrainian soldiers killed, 29 wounded in past 24 hours reut.rs/1CaB7qf via @reuters

Japan vows to work with Jordan to secure hostage release

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Yuya Shino A man walks past screens displaying a television news program showing an image of Kenji Goto, one of two Japanese citizens taken captive by Islamic State militants, on a street in Tokyo January 25, 2015. The hostage crisis has become a test for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who took power in 2012 pledging to bolster Japan's global security role.
Jan 27, 2015

Japan vows to work with Jordan to secure hostage release reut.rs/1z4Dibg via @Reuters

Jan 27, 2015

RT @ReutersMariS: Japan said it will work with Jordan to secure hostage release reut.rs/1z4Dibg

Jan 27, 2015

Japan said it will work with Jordan to secure hostage release reut.rs/1z4Dibg

Kurds push Islamic State completely out of Kobani: monitor

reuters.com — The Syrian Kurdish forces have been backed by near daily U.S.-led airstrikes around the town, known as Ayn al-Arab in Arabic, and supported by Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga forces. (Reporting by Sylvia Westall; Editing by Andrew Heavens)
Jan 26, 2015

Kurds push Islamic State out of Kobani after four-month battle reut.rs/1z1tS0c

Jan 26, 2015

RT @reutersMikeD: Kurds push Islamic State out of Kobani after four-month battle reut.rs/1tg4014 via @reuters

Jan 26, 2015

Kurds push Islamic State out of Kobani after four-month battle reut.rs/1tg4014 via @reuters

Jan 26, 2015

RT @esinclairwebb: Kurds push Islamic State out of Kobani after four-month battle reut.rs/1tg4014 via @reuters

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In parting shot, Obama prods India on religious freedom

in.reuters.com — NEW DELHI (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama weighed in on one of India's most sensitive topics as he wound up a visit on Tuesday, making a plea for freedom of religion to be upheld in a country where relations between Hindus and minorities have come under strain.

Kurds push Islamic State out of Kobani after four-month battle

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach Smoke and flames rise over a hill near the Syrian town of Kobani after an airstrike, as seen from the Mursitpinar crossing on the Turkish-Syrian border in the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province, October 23, 2014.
Jan 27, 2015

RT @DanWilliams: Kurds push Islamic State out of Kobani after four-month battle reuters.com/article/idUSKB…

Jan 26, 2015

RT @Reuters: Kurds push Islamic State out of Kobani after four-month battle reut.rs/1EMXAI0

Jan 26, 2015

RT @Reuters: Kurds push Islamic State out of Kobani after four-month battle reut.rs/1EMXAI0

Resurgent Scottish nationalists tilt at Labour for Westminster glory

uk.reuters.com — DUNDEE, Scotland (Reuters) - Among the social housing estates of Scotland's fourth largest city, Ed Miliband's bid to unseat Prime Minister David Cameron is in trouble: His opposition Labour party is haemorrhaging support to nationalists. Though Scots voted to stay part of the United Kingdom in a Sept.
Jan 27, 2015

RT @BruceReuters: Resurgent Scottish nationalists tilt at Labour for Westminster glory reut.rs/1z5lzQN -- by me and @GuyReuters

Jan 27, 2015

RT @ReutersLobby: "I am totally against the Red Tories" Resurgent SNP tilt at Labour for Westminster glory reut.rs/1z5lzQN pic.twitter.com/zRc82VQ9nq

Mega-funds start to beat retreat from emerging markets

reuters.com — While emerging markets are a tiny part of the assets of these institutional investors, anecdotal evidence from flow patterns and global asset managers suggests allocations have risen in recent years. The massive amount of money they manage - global pension fund assets alone are more than $35 trillion - was a powerful counterweight to the more skittish mutual and hedge fund outflows during 2013-2014.
Jan 27, 2015

Mega-funds start to beat retreat from emerging markets reut.rs/1tgVK0F via @reuters

Jan 27, 2015

Mega-funds start to beat retreat from emerging markets reut.rs/1tgVK0F via @reuters

U.N. agency says runs out of money to repair Gaza war-damaged homes

uk.reuters.com — GAZA (Reuters) - The main U.N. aid agency in the Gaza Strip said on Tuesday a lack of international funding had forced it to suspend payments to tens of thousands of Palestinians for repairs to homes damaged in last summer's war.
Jan 27, 2015

Reuters: Lack of international funding making its way to Gaza forces UN agency to suspend re-building payments uk.reuters.com/article/2015/0…

EU foreign ministers to consider new sanction against Russia

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Nikolai Ryabchenko People walk past a house damaged by recent shelling in Mariupol, a city on the Sea of Azov, January 26, 2015. "We express our concern about the deteriorating security and humanitarian situation in eastern Ukraine.

Obama includes Republicans in big delegation to meet new Saudi King

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Yoan Valat/Pool New Saudi King Salman attends a ceremony with world leaders offering their condolences following the death of the late Saudi King, Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, at the Diwan royal palace in Riyadh January 24, 2015. Joining Obama in paying respects following the death of King Abdullah will be Republican statesmen James Baker, secretary of state in the George H.W.
Jan 27, 2015

Obama includes Republicans in big 30-member delegation to meet new Saudi King Salman in Riyadh today reut.rs/1H3VQPC

Jan 27, 2015

RT @ToulaVlahou: Obama includes Republicans in big delegation to visit new #Saudi King, incl J. McCain, C. Rice, J. Baker via reut.rs/1EMZkRM

Jan 26, 2015

RT @ReutersPolitics: Obama includes Republicans in big delegation to meet new Saudi King reut.rs/1EMZkRM