Saturday, 26 July 2014  
Argentine default looms as time runs out for debt deal

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina looks set to default on its debt for the second time in 12 years next Thursday as negotiations with "holdout" investors seemingly go nowhere and neither side shows signs of blinking first, though a last minute deal can't be discounted.

al-Sheja’iya residents return to salvage possessions

People who fled empty-handed during the Israeli assault are taking advantage of Saturday’s 12-hour humanitarian pause to salvage essentials


Moscow raises beef with McDonald’s

Russia has finessed the art of adopting ultra-stringent health and safety standards just when geopolitical tensions are reaching their peak


India maintains opposition to WTO deal
EU chiefs back tough new curbs on Russia
Crisis highlights shattered economy
Economic motives among drivers for crisis
US scrambles for Gaza ceasefire
Brazil injects $20bn into banking sector
Truth is fiercely contested in Gaza war
Investigators begin work at Air Algerie crash site
Grieving Dutch rethink Russian relations
Man accused of drunk driving on lawnmower

A 53-year-old Colorado man says he was trimming weeds near a Greeley bar, when his riding lawnmower broke and he went in for drinks. Kenneth Welton says he never drove drunk, but witnesses told police a different story.


Brooklyn 'ground central' for wrongful conviction claims

Brooklyn is reviewing dozens of cases that are tougher than the average wrongful conviction claim.


Walgreens eyes loophole end run around taxes
Raw: Massive dust storm covers Phoenix
Obama talks border issues with Central America leaders
12-hour cease-fire in Gaza fighting begins
Huge dust storm envelops Phoenix area
Investigating cases of potential wrongful convictions
Today in History for July 26th
Vet's remains buried 62 years after plane crash
Raw: Palestinians and Israeli soldiers clash
Just for Once, Why Can't Obama Defend Business?

Larry Kudlow, IBD
Just for once, wouldn't it be great if President Obama actually defended American business, instead of attacking it?Just once?Wouldn't it be great if Obama acknowledged that U.S. firms are overburdened by the highest corporate tax rate among developed countries, and as a result are becoming less and less competitive?Wouldn't it be great if he said he wants to fix this tax imbalance in order to grow the economy faster and give U.S. businesses a leg up on the global scene?Couldn't he just say that?He could say it like this: "Look, I don't want to drive businesses away. I want to keep businesses...


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