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  • France pursues terrorism charge against beheading suspect

    Tuesday, 4:28 AM

    The suspect held over an attack against a gas company site is escorted by police officers during investigations in Saint-PriestBy Brian Love PARIS (Reuters) - A man who beheaded his boss, pinned the head on a fence and tried to blow up an industrial gas plant will be investigated on terrorism charges, France's chief public prosecutor said on Tuesday, dismissing the suspect's claim that his act was not motivated by connections with Islamist militants. Prosecutor Francois Molins announced the news at the end of a 96-hour custody period following the arrest of Yassin Salhi, 35, at the scene of the crime near the southern city of Lyon. The attack last Friday came five months after 17 people were killed in Paris by Islamist militants who targeted the offices of the Charlie Hebdo satirical journal and a Jewish shop.


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  • Dozens feared dead in Indonesian military plane crash

    Tuesday, 4:54 AM

    Firemen attempt to extinguish the fire surrounding the wreckage of an Indonesian military transport plane after it crashed in the North Sumatra city of MedanBy Roni Bintang MEDAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - At least 55 people were killed when a military transport plane crashed into a residential area shortly after take-off in northern Indonesia on Tuesday, but the toll looked set to rise after it emerged that more than 100 people had been on board. "It looks like there are no survivors," Air Marshal Agus Supriatna told Metro TV in the Sumatra city of Medan, adding that some of the 113 passengers were air force families. The crash of the C-130B Hercules aircraft, which went into service half a century ago, is bound to put a fresh spotlight on Indonesia's woeful air safety record and its aging planes.


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  • Islamic State beheads female civilians for first time in Syria: monitor

    Tuesday, 2:16 AM

    Smoke raises behind an Islamic State flag after Iraqi security forces and Shiite fighters took control of Saadiya from Islamist State militantsThe hardline Islamic State group has beheaded two women in Syria, the first time it has decapitated female civilians, the founder of a group monitoring the war said on Tuesday. The beheadings took place in the eastern Deir al-Zor province this week said Rami Abdulrahman, head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which tracks the conflict using sources on the ground. Islamic State has beheaded local and foreign men in Syria, including enemy combatants, aid workers and journalists as well as people it has deemed as violating its hardline interpretation of Islamic law.


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  • Fire destroys historic Oregon baseball stadium

    Monday, 9:55 PM

    The vacant Civic Stadium in Eugene was engulfed in flames shooting twice the building's height when firefighters arrived on Monday evening, police said in a statement. The structure was scheduled to break ground on a major expansion and renovation in July after a years-long public campaign, according to local non-profit Eugene Civic Alliance. Police said emergency personnel were working to ensure the area was safe before letting people back home, adding that 38 firefighters battled the blaze for over two hours.... read more

  • Golf -Lee ends Webb's reign as top Australian woman

    Monday, 7:45 PM

    Australia had a new number one women's golfer for the first time in around two decades on Tuesday after Minjee Lee leapfrogged Karrie Webb in the latest world rankings to end the seven-times major champion's long reign at the top. Teenager Lee, who won her first LPGA Tour event at the Kingsmill Championship in May, jumped from 17th to 16th in the rankings after finishing tied for sixth at the Arkansas Championship over the weekend. Webb finished tied for 52nd in Rogers, Arkansas, to drop from 16th to 18th and give up her status as the leading Australian, which she had held since the women's rankings were first instituted in 2006.... read more

  • Atlanta Hawks sharpshooter Korver to undergo elbow surgery

    Monday, 7:08 PM

    Atlanta Hawks guard Kyle Korver warms up prior to Game Two of the Eastern Conference Finals of the NBA Playoffs against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Philips Arena on May 22, 2015Atlanta Hawks guard Kyle Korver will undergo right elbow surgery Tuesday, the veteran NBA 3-point sharpshooter's second operation in five weeks, the club announced. Korver will have surgery in New York to remove loose bodies from the elbow. No timetable for recovery will be decided until after the operation, the Hawks said in a statement released Monday.


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  • Apple Music in the UK: what you need to know

    Tuesday, 5:15 AM

    After months of waiting, Apple Music is finally upon us. The company is now ready to take the wraps off its new streaming service, which will deliver millions of tracks on demand, host a free 24-hour radio ...... read more

  • Markets on edge as Greece heads for default

    Tuesday, 5:05 AM

    Woman stands in front of display showing market indices at Tokyo Stock Exchange in TokyoEuro zone stocks and low-rated bonds recovered the worst of their losses on Tuesday but remained on edge as Greece looked set to default on a debt repayment to the IMF and plunge deeper into financial crisis. The breakdown of talks between Athens and international creditors over the weekend has led Greece to close its banks and impose capital controls. There have been few signs of market panic even as the uncharted territory of a Greek exit from the euro zone becomes more likely, with investors citing Europe's improved ability to fight financial contagion since the height of the euro debt crisis in 2011.


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  • Microsoft is launching a site to help teachers master 'Minecraft'

    Tuesday, 5:05 AM

    Minecraft has proven to be an invaluable tool for educators and students. Not only is the game popular with children and adults, but its open, customisable nature means it can be used for all sorts of ...... read more

  • Spain warns of risk to elderly as it bakes in heatwave

    Tuesday, 4:50 AM

    People jump into the Guadalquivir river during a heatwave in Sevilla on June 28, 2015Spain remained locked in a heat wave on Tuesday with most of the country on high alert for forest fires and the elderly urged to take extra care. Spain's national weather office put 40 of the nation's 50 provinces on either "yellow" or "orange" alert due to the scorching temperatures which are forecast to dip on Wednesday before rising again at the weekend. The highest temperatures were expected to be recorded in the central province of Toledo where the mercury was forecast to rise to 41 degrees Celsius (105.8 Fahrenheit).


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  • Does the emergence of global statesmen help or hinder the charity world?

    Tuesday, 4:43 AM

    Putin meets with members of the Elders group outside MoscowBy Alex Whiting LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - With friends in high places and international celebrity status, the transformation of former political leaders into global statesmen able to influence the world agenda and charity spending is raising some concerns, experts say. While some prime ministers and presidents retire quietly, Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton and Tony Blair, among others, have developed second acts as global philanthropists, setting up organizations to drive their chosen agendas. "They break the mould of former leaders ... that focused much more on national politics and explicit ideological concerns," said Andrew Cooper, author of "Diplomatic Afterlives" and political science professor at Canada's University of Waterloo.


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  • GE to sell European private equity financing unit to SMBC

    Tuesday, 4:42 AM

    Pedestrians are reflected on a sign outside a branch of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation in TokyoGeneral Electric Co said it would sell its European private equity financing business to a unit of Japan's Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp (SMBC) for about $2.2 billion as the U.S. conglomerate sheds financial assets amid a restructuring. This makes the deal attractive to the core banking unit of Japan's third largest bank, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMFG) , which is trying to diversify away from the fiercely competitive corporate lending sector. In 2012, SMFG acquired an aircraft leasing company from Royal Bank of Scotland Group for $7.3 billion and this year, Mizuho Financial Group Inc agreed to buy the U.S. and Canadian loan portfolio of RBS for $3 billion.


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