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US, ‘partners’ launch air strikes on IS jihadists in Syria

US airstrikes

The United States and its “partners” early Tuesday launched bombing raids against Islamic State militants in Syria, where tens of thousands of people have fled to neighbouring Turkey as the jihadists advanced on a key border town.

Posted: September 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Study links changing winds to warming in Pacific

Pacific Warming Study

  A new study released Monday found that warming temperatures in Pacific Ocean waters off the coast of North America over the past century closely followed natural changes in the wind, not increases in greenhouse gases related to global warming. The study compared ocean surface temperatures from 1900 to 2012 to surface air pressure, a […]

Posted: September 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Ice in Arctic seas shrinks to 6th-lowest recorded

Arctic

Ice in Arctic seas shrank this summer to the sixth lowest level in 36 years of monitoring.

Posted: September 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US cracks down on companies moving overseas

In this Sept. 4, 2014 file photo, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew speaks in the Cash Room of the Treasury Department in Washington. The Obama administration will decide "in the very near future" what actions it can take to make it less profitable for U.S. companies to shift their legal addresses to other countries, Lew said Monday. A growing number of U.S. companies are shifting their addresses abroad in an effort to reduce their U.S. taxes. AP

The Obama administration is cracking down on American companies that seek to reincorporate overseas to avoid paying U.S. taxes.

Posted: September 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Heavy rains trigger landslides in northeast India

India Kashmir Floods

Officials say relentless rains in parts of northeastern India have triggered landslides and flash floods, killing at least seven people.

Posted: September 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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