Palestinian leaders in West Bank push truce

Shujaiya neighborhood, Gaza

Palestinian Information Center

[Breaking News update 9:03 a.m.]

Palestinian leadership based in the West Bank on Tuesday pushed for a 24-hour truce to halt the fighting in Gaza, according to…

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(CNN) -- Palestinian leadership based in the West Bank offered a 24-hour truce, with the option of being extended to a 72-hour truce, according to the…

More banks caught up in 'dark pools' probe

More banks are being caught up in a U.S. investigation into whether investors lost out by using 'dark pool' trading venues.

UBS said Tuesday it is being probed…

Delta to offer free entertainment on US flights

Delta in-flight entertainment

From Delta

With their plethora of fees, airlines aren't known for giving away services. But Delta Air Lines says it will offer free movies, TV shows, music and video…

Ex-China security chief under investigation

After months of intense political rumors, China's ruling Communist Party announced Tuesday an official probe into a retired senior leader for suspected…

General Mills to demand suppliers cut greenhouse gases

The maker of Cheerios says climate change isn't just bad for humanity, it's bad for business.

So General Mills has unveiled a corporate policy that includes…

Stuck whale-watching boat docks in Boston

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After more than 12 hours stuck at sea, passengers aboard a whale-watching boat off the Massachusetts coast reached shore and safely docked in Boston on…

Another relative of Afghan president killed

A cousin of Afghan President Hamid Karzai died in a bombing Tuesday, a provincial spokesman said, marking the latest killing of a Karzai relative.


Scientists find 101 geysers on a Saturn moon

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On the surface of one of Saturn's icy moons, scientists have discovered the possible existence of a very important, life-sustaining element: liquid water.

Opinion: Why do women fail?

Judith was an overachiever with a problem. A college freshman, she loved psychology but was determined to get straight A's. When she got only B's, she was…

MH17 investigators fail to reach crash site

MH17 crash site 3

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International investigators and observers were again prevented from reaching the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on Tuesday by fierce fighting in the…

'Artbnb': Village offers artists free accommodation


From City of Genalguacil

As vacation deals go this one isn't bad. The beautiful southern Spanish village of Genalguacil is offering free accommodation for more than two weeks during…

Your face matters for first impressions

Face, nose, lips, cheek


Making a good first impression might have more to do with your facial features than choosing the right outfit, a new study reveals.

Retro femme fatales take over Paris racetrack

A woman's legs protrude over an empty bar. Manicured hands cling desperately to a ledge. Disheveled femme fatales crawl across a flowerbed.

The racetrack is…

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(CNN) -- International investigators and observers hope to access the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site Wednesday or soon afterward, OSCE official…

Ghitis: In Gaza war, where are the moderates?

The current round of fighting between Hamas and Israel will eventually stop. When it does, grieving and exhausted Israelis and Palestinians will still be…

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