Thursday, 24 July 2014  
Jobless claims fall to lowest level since early 2006

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level in nearly 8-1/2 years last week, suggesting the labor market recovery was gaining traction.

Obama pressed to act against Russia

US president is under fire for not taking a more aggressive stance in the Ukraine crisis as Europe prevaricates over more sanctions


Widodo to tackle fuel subsidy ‘gradually’

Investors warned not to expect a drastic change in fiscal policy when the president-elect replaces Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono in October


Air Algerie passenger jet missing
Air Algerie plane goes missing
Norway faces ‘concrete’ terrorist threat
US inmate takes 2 hours to die in execution
Bundesbank chief urges UK to stay in EU
EU to weigh extensive sanctions on Russia
Glasgow’s Commonwealth Games begin
US oil groups ordered to renew railcars
Humour takes centre stage in Glasgow
Police seek naked bandits who robbed Fla. restaurant

Two naked college-age men and a third underwear-clad accomplice stole bacon and burgers from a Bonita Beach, Fla., restaurant July 27, 2014. Listen to how the men entered and exited the restaurant.


704 days: Exoplanet discovered with longest known year

About 1,000 light years from Earth, Kepler-421b orbits at the "frost line" from its star.


Wealthy eccentric accused of urinating on candy at CVS
Raw: Carjacking suspect with rifle tackled on highway
Thursday's forecast: East warms up as cold front exits
AP Top Stories July 24 a
Documents detail VA mistreatment of vets
Reporter describes gruesome scene of Ariz. execution
Plane Leaves Ukraine With More Crash Victims
Arizona execution takes 2 hours, revives old debate
Arizona execution evidence to be retained
Duran Duran is Suing Their Own Fanclub

While many artists will do whatever they can to gain more fans and make those they already have feel loved, pop rockers Duran Duran are doing quite the opposite: they’re suing them.


'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Gets A "Too Hot For TV" Trailer
Gold Weaker Amid Somewhat Less Risk Aversion
IRS Promises To Target Churches - Eventually
Want to invest like Bill Gross? Buy mortgages
Bigger Batteries And NFC, Everything We Know About The iPhone 6 So Far
Jon Jones Next Fight: Daniel Cormier Replacing Injured Alexander Gustafsson, 'Bones' Six-Year-Old Daughter Talks Smack [VIDEO]

Jon "Bones" Jones didn't want to face Alexander Gustafsson in his next fight, claiming a fight with converted heavyweight Daniel Cormier would be teresting since he hadn't beaten him yet. The UFC scheduled a Gustafsson rematch anyway, but now he's pulled out of the fight because of injury, allowing Jones' wish to be granted.


Kobe Bryant Retiring? Bryant Exchanges Business Ideas With Oprah, Apple, Nike Execs [VIDEO]
Concussions Force Sidney Rice To Quit on the Seattle Seahawks [VIDEO]
Rory McIlroy's New Girlfriend: British Open Winner Dating Sasha Gale? [VIDEO]
Chael Sonnen Suspension Too Late? Retired MMA Star Banned for Two Years for PED Use [VIDEO]
Ray Allen To Join LeBron James With Cavaliers? MRI on Knees Only Barrier? [VIDEO]

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