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Honda looks to revamped Acura NSX to fire up brand

With its aggressive design and six-figure price tag, Honda Motor Co's revamped NSX is a far cry from its "cheap and cheerful" Civic sedans, but the automaker is betting the

Abu Dhabi bans trucks, buses in rush hour

Trucks and 50-seat worker buses not allowed on Abu Dhabi Island’s internal roads from 6.30am to 9am UAE news RSS feed

At least 150 dead as quake rocks central Italy

Rescue teams use bulldozers, bare hands to look for survivors after 6.2 magnitude temblor.           USATODAY – News Top Stories

Hurricane would soak waterlogged South

A tropical wave that’s spinning in the Caribbean is forecast to strengthen and could hit both Florida and the sodden Gulf Coast over the nex…           USATODAY – News Top

Dallas police killer showed PTSD symptoms

Army reservist Micah Johnson told doctors he experienced nightmares after seeing soldiers get blown in half. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Why aren’t earthquake warnings better?

Chad Myers explains how earthquake warning systems work, and why we can’t predict seismic events earlier. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Europe

Special Report: How Delaware kept America safe for corporate secrecy

DOVER, Delaware, (Reuters) – In 2009, a global coalition was pressing governments to lift the veil on corporate secrecy. Its members – U.S. President Barack Obama’s administration, influential senators, international

Wall St. falls as healthcare, materials stumble

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street retreated on Wednesday, pulled lower by weakness in the materials and healthcare sectors as investors continued to weigh the possibility of an interest rate

California bill to repeal ‘tampon tax’ heads to governor

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) – California lawmakers on Tuesday sent a bill to end state sales taxes on feminine hygiene products to Democratic Governor Jerry Brown, the latest success for a

Top general scheduled to testify at Bergdahl hearing

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — A top Army general is scheduled to testify Wednesday about why he destroyed letters he received from supporters and critics of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. Yahoo

Russia tests stratospheric missile to destroy fleets

Russia completes the tests of stratospheric weapons for long-range bombers. The weapons are said to be capable of striking targets at a distance of 1,000 kilometers. The Russian long-range supersonic

Lloyds boss regrets ‘adverse publicity’ after reports of affair

The boss of Lloyds regrets the “adverse publicity and damage” caused by recent media coverage of his personal life. BBC News – Business

Abe denounces N. Korea’s latest missile launch

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has condemned North Korea’s latest missile launch, calling it an unforgivable act. (NHK) News On Japan

Stocks ease, dollar holds ground as U.S. rate bets abound

LONDON (Reuters) – Stocks slipped on Wednesday while the dollar continued to claw back last week’s losses as investors grappled with the prospect of a U.S. interest rate increase in

Louisiana floods: Obama ‘heartbroken’ after tour

President Barack Obama tours the flood-ravaged areas of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he vowed to help residents rebuild in the coming months. BBC News – US & Canada

Massive data leak hits French submarine company

Leaked documents from French shipbuilder DCNS reveal crucial details about submarines that the company is building for India, Malaysia, Chile and Brazil. BBC News – Business

Lawmaker wants Cajun Navy to train, pay fee before saving others

GOP state lawmaker wants government regulations for actions by Louisiana’s citizen heroes.           USATODAY – News Top Stories

Qantas airline soars to record profit after restructuring

Australia’s national carrier Qantas posts a record annual profit of A$ 1.42bn ($ 1.1bn, £820m), nearly doubling last year’s result. BBC News – Business

Hamadan: Russia in and out of Iran

The news about the Russian Air Force leaving the Iranian Hamadan air base came as a surprise. The Russian aviation started bombing ISIL in Syria from the Iranian base a

Quake brings down buildings in central Italy, at least 10 believed killed

By Steve Scherer ACCUMOLI, Italy (Reuters) – A strong earthquake brought down buildings in mountainous central Italy early on Wednesday, trapping residents and sending others fleeing into the streets, with

Hamadan: Russia in and out of Iran

The news about the Russian Air Force leaving the Iranian Hamadan air base came as a surprise. The Russian aviation started bombing ISIL in Syria from the Iranian base a

Quake brings down buildings in central Italy, at least 10 believed killed

By Steve Scherer ACCUMOLI, Italy (Reuters) – A strong earthquake brought down buildings in mountainous central Italy early on Wednesday, trapping residents and sending others fleeing into the streets, with

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