- Plane debris on remote island points to breakthrough in MH370 mystery
SAINT-DENIS, Reunion (Reuters) - Plane debris washed up on the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean is almost certainly part of a Boeing 777, a Malaysian official and aviation experts said, potentially the biggest breakthrough in the search for missing Flight MH370.
- Commodities, China stocks lick wounds after brutal July
LONDON (Reuters) - Commodities and China investors waved a relieved goodbye to July on Friday following a brutal sell-off that has revived fears about the global economy and overshadowed more encouraging news from the U.S. and Europe.
- Greek PM defends 'emergency' plan for potential euro zone exit
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday confirmed he authorized his former finance minister to prepare contingency plans in case the country was forced to leave the euro, calling it the obligation of a responsible government.
- Tokyo Electric executives to be charged over Fukushima nuclear disaster
TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese civilian judiciary panel on Friday forced prosecutors to indict three former Tokyo Electric Power <9501.T> (Tepco) executives for failing to take measures to prevent the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster.
- Palestinian toddler killed; Jewish arsonists suspected
DUMA, West Bank (Reuters) - Suspected Jewish attackers torched a Palestinian home in the occupied West Bank on Friday, killing an 18-month-old toddler and seriously injuring three other family members, an act that Israel's prime minister described as terrorism.
- Fed's 'nearly balanced' language no bar to September rate rise
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve will not need to see balanced risks to the economy to proceed with an interest rate hike in September, according to former Fed officials and a review of central bank statements through recent turns in policy.
- Syria air strikes hit Nusra after attack on Western-backed rebels: monitor
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Warplanes believed to be part of a U.S.-led alliance struck Nusra Front positions in northern Syria on Friday following an attack by the al Qaeda-linked group on Western-backed rebels in the area, a group tracking the war said.
- Ohio officer charged with murder pleads not guilty, released on bond
CINCINNATI (Reuters) - A former University of Cincinnati police officer charged with murder in the shooting death of an unarmed black man he had stopped for a missing license plate was released from jail on bond hours after an initial court appearance on Thursday.
- What changes to expect from Obama's final Clean Power Plan
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will unveil as soon as Monday the final version of a sweeping - and controversial - regulation to cut carbon emissions from the electricity sector.
- Religious assailant attacks Jerusalem Gay Pride parade, wounding six
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man stabbed and wounded six participants, two of them seriously, in the annual Gay Pride parade in Jerusalem on Thursday, with police saying the suspect was jailed for a similar attack 10 years ago.
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