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Two Tunisian soldiers killed in clashes with militants
Islamists militants killed two Tunisian soldiers who were seeking to free a man kidnapped on Monday in a mountainous area near the border with Algeria, an army spokesman said. Tunisia's army has been carrying out operations in the area after two major attacks this year claimed by Islamic State. "Two soldiers have been killed and four others wounded after clashes in the Sammama mountains in Kasserine, in clashes with terrorists," spokesman Belhassen Ouuslati said. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 03:02:54 -0400
New stabbing near Tel Aviv, civilians detain attacker
It was the 21st stabbing attack in Israel, Jerusalem and the West Bank since October 3. The attacks along with violent protests in annexed east Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank have led to warnings that a full-scale Palestinian uprising, or third intifada, could erupt. On Monday evening, dozens of Gaza residents broke through the border fence and briefly entered Israel before being pushed back by troops, Palestinian witnesses said.
Tue, 13 Oct 2015 03:01:11 -0400
Granderson, Mets beat Dodgers 13-7 to take 2-1 lead in NLDS
Utley derided by Mets' fans as New York tops Dodgers 13-7
Guinea opposition leaders want election scrapped, citing fraud
By Saliou Samb CONAKRY (Reuters) - All seven opposition leaders who contested Guinea's presidential election against incumbent Alpha Conde said on Monday the result should be annulled because of fraud. Conde, who rose to power in a military coup, is favoured to win a second term, although the result from Sunday's vote may be close enough to require a second round. Early results announced by radio stations so far showed Conde in the lead. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 02:56:20 -0400
With Grier suspended, No. 8 Florida will learn about Harris
U.S. firms blur investment picture by going 'lightweight'
By Timothy Aeppel NEW YORK (Reuters) - Kim Beck once considered owning his factorys big production machines a big part of being a manufacturer. The chief executive of Automatic Feed Co., an 80-worker Ohio company that makes machines for auto plants, now leases most of his factory and its heavy equipment to another company that welds and cuts metal for him on the spot. Instead of spending on buildings and big machines, companies are investing more in software and hi-tech equipment that is often lighter and less expensive than the "monuments" of the past. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 02:54:31 -0400
Report: Playboy to end publishing fully nude female photos
NEW YORK (AP) Playboy will no longer publish photos of nude women as part of a redesign of the decades-old magazine, according to a news report Monday. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 02:53:17 -0400
Man survives on ants for six days in remote Australia
A man missing for six days in a remote Australian desert in searing heat without water was found on Tuesday after surviving by eating black ants, police said. Goldfields Police superintendent Andy Greatwood said Foggerdy had been sitting under the same tree for the last two days, with no water during his ordeal. "He was eating black ants, that's how he survived, so fantastic survival skills by him, and fantastic skills by our trackers who found him in an extremely remote location," he told the West Australian newspaper.
Tue, 13 Oct 2015 02:51:13 -0400
Britain sells remainder of Royal Mail stake for 591 million pounds
The government has sold the remainder of its stake in Royal Mail, earning 591.1 million pounds from its 13 percent holding and opting to gift its remaining 1 percent stake to Royal Mail staff. The government said on Tuesday that it completed the disposal of a 13 percent stake through an accelerated book building process to institutional investors at a placing price of 455 pence. Royal Mail shares had closed at 472.2 pence on Monday, just before the government announced it planned to divest its final stake.
Tue, 13 Oct 2015 02:45:54 -0400