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French riot police disperse migrants at Channel Tunnel

Sunday, 3:11 AM

COQUELLES, France (AP) — French riot police have sprayed migrants with a chemical irritant as they tried to storm the Channel Tunnel, and the British and French interior ministers said the nightly attempts to reach Britain are part of a "global migration crisis" that needs an international solution.

Two soldiers killed, 31 wounded in PKK suicide attack in east Turkey

Sunday, 3:11 AM

A demonstrator holds a portrait of Kurdistan Workers Party jailed leader Abdullah Ocalan during a march in solidarity with him in DiyarbakirBy Humeyra Pamuk ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The Turkish army said two of its soldiers were killed and 31 wounded in an attack overnight by the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), as violence escalated following Ankara's air bombardment of Kurdish militants in northern Iraq. Four of the soldiers injured in the attack in which PKK militants also used rifles were in serious condition, the army said. Another soldier was killed in Turkey's southeastern province of Mardin when a unit on patrol was attacked by the PKK late on Saturday night, the army said.


Obama to mandate steeper emissions cuts from US power plants

Sunday, 2:01 AM

FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2015 file photo, a plume of steam billows from the coal-fired Merrimack Station in Bow, N.H. President Barack Obama on Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, will unveil the final version of his unprecedented regulations clamping down on carbon dioxide emissions from existing U.S. power plants. The Obama administration first proposed the rule last year. Opponents plan to sue immediately to stop the rule's implementation. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama will impose even steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants than previously expected, senior administration officials said Sunday, in what the president called the most significant step the U.S. has ever taken to fight global warming.


Obama to unveil more ambitious climate change plan

Sunday, 1:23 AM

The proposal under the Clean Air Act to cut carbon pollution is seen in WashingtonBy Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will unveil on Monday the final version of his plan to tackle greenhouse gases from coal-fired power plants as he aims to cement his legacy on climate change, a senior administration official said. The revised Clean Power Plan will seek to slash carbon emissions from the power sector 32 percent from 2005 levels in 2030, a 9 percent increase over a previous proposal. The regulation will usher in a sweeping transformation of the U.S. electricity sector, encouraging an aggressive shift toward more renewable energy away from coal-fired electricity.


Rookie Iglesias beats Pirates as Cole's bid for 15th win fails

Saturday, 8:09 PM

MLB: Pittsburgh Pirates at Cincinnati Reds(The Sports Xchange) - Rookie right-hander Raisel Iglesias pitched six solid innings while shortstop Eugenio Suarez drove in three runs to lift the Cincinnati Reds to a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday. Pittsburgh starter Gerrit Cole (14-5), one of the National League's best pitchers during the past two seasons, remained winless in six career starts against Cincinnati after allowing three runs (two earned) and seven hits in five innings.


Woods plays like he practiced: poorly

Saturday, 5:45 PM

(Reuters) - Tiger Woods was in a rare position on Saturday at the Quicken Loans National tournament. Basically it was a fight all day." Woods, who has struggled to find his form after back surgery and another swing change, came to the course three shots off the pace. Woods missed his first six fairways, but scrambled to seven successive pars, and kept hoping he could turn it around.

Memphis police officer fatally shot during traffic stop

Sunday, 3:09 AM

This undated photo released by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Sean Bolton, 33, who was fatally shot during a traffic stop Saturday night, Aug. 1, 2015, in Memphis, Tenn. A manhunt is underway for the suspect, Tennessee police officials said. (Memphis Police Department via AP)MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A police officer was fatally shot Saturday night during a traffic stop in Memphis and a manhunt is underway for the suspect, Tennessee police officials said.


AccuWeather: The Heat Wave Continues

Sunday, 2:55 AM

AccuWeather: The Heat Wave ContinuesMeteorologist Chris Sowers says the heat continues this afternoon, but cooler temperatures are finally in sight!


Roku's Dropbox channel puts cloud files on your TV

Sunday, 2:15 AM

You can already access your Dropbox files on all your PCs and mobile gadgets, but what if you want to put them on your TV? If you have a Roku player, you're set. Roku has launched a Dropbox channel that ...

Iran plans to buy 80-90 Boeing, Airbus planes a year, post sanctions

Sunday, 1:33 AM

A man looks at a scale model of Boeing's 787 dreamliner at their booth at the Singapore Air Show in SingaporeIran plans to buy as many as 90 planes per year from Boeing and Airbus to revamp its antiquated fleet once Western sanctions are lifted, its state news agency IRNA quoted a senior aviation official as saying on Sunday. "Iran will buy a total of 80-90 planes per year from the two aviation giants in the first phase of renovating its air fleet," said Mohammad Khodakarami, the caretaker director of Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization, according to IRNA. Last month's nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers has raised the prospect of banking and trade sanctions on Iran being lifted, perhaps around the end of this year, which would mean a chance to renew a fleet of commercial aircraft whose average age of 23 years is almost twice the international average.


Egypt postpones verdict in retrial of Al Jazeera journalists to Aug. 29

Sunday, 2:59 AM

Al Jazeera television journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed talk to the media outside Tora prison in CairoCAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court on Sunday postponed for the second time the verdict in the retrial of Al Jazeera television journalists who have been charged with aiding a terrorist organisation, a reference to the banned Muslim Brotherhood, to Aug. 29. Mohamed Fahmy, a naturalised Canadian who has given up his Egyptian citizenship, and Egyptian Baher Mohamed were released on bail in February after spending more than a year in custody. A third Al Jazeera journalist, Australian Peter Greste, was deported in February.


China investigating liquor suppliers for Viagra in alcohol

Sunday, 2:27 AM

Chinese police are investigating if two distillers in the southwestern region of Guangxi added impotence treatment drug Viagra to their liquor in the latest food-safety scare in China. The Liuzhou Food and Drug Administration said that it found the Guikun Alcohol Plant and the Deshun Alcohol Plant in Guangxi's Liuzhou city were putting Sildenafil, more commonly known as Viagra, into three of their baijiu products. Baijiu is a fiery grain liquor that commands high prices in China.