Alan Colmes

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  • Greece and lenders strike upbeat tone, deal seen on bailout

    Tuesday, 10:44 AM

    Greek flags are displayed for sale for one Euro at a shop in central in AthensBy Angeliki Koutantou and Lefteris Karagiannopoulos ATHENS (Reuters) - Both Greece and its lenders said on Tuesday they were optimistic they could broker a deal within days on a multi-billion euro bailout, striking a surprisingly upbeat tone on a process previously fraught with bitterness. A bailout worth up to 86 billion euros ($94.5 billion) must be settled by Aug. 20 -- or a second bridge loan agreed -- if Greece is to pay off debt of 3.5 billion euros to the European Central Bank that matures on that day. Wrapping up a day of talks in Athens, Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos said negotiations were going better than expected.


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  • Syria foreign minister in Tehran for talks with Iran, Russia

    Tuesday, 10:56 AM

    Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem arrived in Tehran on Tuesday for talks with officials from allies Iran and Russia that are expected to focus on efforts to end the civil war in his country. Iran and Russia have stood by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, providing military and financial support during more than four years of the conflict. The United States and some of its Gulf Arab allies have said Assad must leave office.... read more

  • Anti-Houthi fighters score more gains in south Yemen

    Tuesday, 11:56 AM

    Southern Resistance fighters react as they prepare to go to the frontline of fighting against Houthis in Yemen's southern port city of AdenFighters loyal to Yemen's deposed president seized about 10 southern villages from Houthi forces on Tuesday, pursuing their offensive a day after capturing the country's biggest air base, residents and loyalist sources said. Militias siding with President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, who fled Yemen for Saudi Arabia in March, and army units trained and equipped by Gulf Arab countries have made advances against the Iranian-allied Houthis in recent weeks. Yemeni military sources said the United Arab Emirates had sent in dozens of tanks and heavy artillery pieces to the fighters in recent days, though a spokesman for the Arab coalition denied media reports that it had sent ground troops.


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  • Stricker named an assistant captain for U.S. Presidents Cup

    Tuesday, 2:33 PM

    Steve Stricker of the U.S. hits out of a sand trap and onto the 18th green during first round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta(Reuters) - Steve Stricker, a five-times Presidents Cup player, was named on Tuesday by U.S. captain Jay Haas as his third captain's assistant for this year's matchplay competition against the International Team. Stricker joins Fred Couples and Davis Love III as assistants to Haas for the October 6-11 competition that will be played in Asia for the first time, at Jack Nicklaus Golf Club in Incheon City, South Korea. International Team captain Nick Price's leadership team includes vice-captain K.J. Choi and captain’s assistants Tony Johnstone and Mark McNulty.


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  • Stricker joins USA staff as Cup fight heats up

    Tuesday, 1:38 PM

    Steve Stricker plays his shot from the 14th tee during round one of the RBC Canadian Open on July 23, 2015 at Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, CanadaAkron (United States) (AFP) - Steve Stricker was named an assistant captain for the United States' Presidents Cup team on Tuesday with barely a month remaining in qualifying for the October showdown in South Korea.


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  • Kobe drops retirement hint

    Tuesday, 11:18 AM

    Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers drives against the Memphis Grizzlies during their NBA game at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California on January 2, 2015Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant hinted that next season may be his last on Tuesday after admitting it was "absolutely" possible he may finally call time on his glittering NBA career. The 36-year-old icon's recent seasons have been disrupted by various injuries, but Bryant said he was feeling fit and ready for another campaign with the Lakers, who missed the playoffs last season for only the seventh time. Bryant told Yahoo Sports he has not made a decision about his future yet, explaining that he will continue playing as long as he takes enjoyment from the sport.


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  • More than 380 in US sickened by cilantro-linked infection

    Tuesday, 3:43 PM

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — More than 380 people in 26 U.S. states have been diagnosed with a stomach illness tied to Mexican cilantro contaminated by human waste, two federal agencies said Tuesday.... read more

  • Add spice for a longer life?

    Tuesday, 3:36 PM

    Fresh red chillies are displayed for sale at a vegetable market in the Cho-kit area in Kuala Lumpur on March 26, 2010Eating spicy food, especially fresh chilli, has been linked to a lower risk of death in a Chinese study, researchers said Tuesday. "Compared with participants who ate spicy foods less than once a week, those who consumed spicy foods one or two days a week were at a 10 percent reduced risk of death," said a statement from The BMJ. Fresh and dried chilli peppers were the most commonly used spices -- and the association was higher with the fresh variety, according to the team led by researchers at the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences.


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  • Toxic algae blooming in warm water from California to Alaska

    Tuesday, 3:24 PM

    In this undated handout microscopy photo provided by NOAA Fisheries, the algae pseudo-nitzchia, which produces the toxic domoic acid, is seen from an algae bloom sample that the NOAA ship Bell M. Shimada collected during its survey this summer on the West Coast. One of the largest toxic algae blooms recorded off the West Coast is much denser, more widespread and may go extend deeper than initially thought, say scientists who surveyed the event aboard a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration research vessel. (NOAA Fisheries via AP)SEATTLE (AP) — A vast bloom of toxic algae off the West Coast is denser, more widespread and deeper than scientists feared even weeks ago, according to surveyors aboard a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration research vessel.


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