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The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman on Tuesday, urged the Sri Lankan Government to take quick steps to address a number of issues ranging from land, detentions, disappearances, and the military posture in civilian areas, in its efforts toward reconciliation. In...

The United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution on Tuesday, to create a system to impose sanctions on those blocking peace in South Sudan in an effort to end a conflict that has killed thousands in the world's newest country. The Council endorsed the Cessation of Hostilities Agreements...

fordfiesta-030315.jpg The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, looking into complaints of door latch problems in Ford vehicles, has upgraded the probe to about 486,000 Fiesta cars of 2011-2013 model years, along with the 2013 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ sedans.

capitol-030315.jpg In a reversal from the showdown seen last Friday, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, agreed to hold a vote Tuesday afternoon on a "clean" bill fully funding the Department of Homeland Security. The House voted 257 to 167 in favor of the legislation.

Warnerbros-030315.jpg Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment said its upcoming mobile game releases in 2015 would include Batman, DC Comics, LEGO, "Game of Thrones," and "Mortal Combat X".

Syria-Climatechange-030315.jpg A study claims the ghastly civil war in Syria is the result of a severe drought brought about by global warming - in what is yet the strongest link between climate change and armed conflict.

iphone5c-030315.jpg A man from New York claims that his iPhone blew up in his pant pockets and gave him third-degree burns on his thighs. "I had the phone in my pocket and I bent over to get keys and all I heard was pop. Sssssh smoke coming out. And just like an instant burn, my leg just starts going on fire," Erik...

nethnyahu-030315.jpg Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke out harshly against a proposed international agreement over Iran's nuclear program Tuesday in a controversial address to U.S. lawmakers.

chinapollution-030315.jpg An online documentary by a Chinese journalist providing insight into the alarming level of smog in her country has attracted millions of views and led to wide-ranging debates among netizens.

EbolaSurvivor-030315.jpg A nurse from Dallas, Texas has sued the parent company of the hospital she worked for, alleging that the hospital failed to provide required training to deal with Ebola virus because of which she contracted the deadly disease last fall. Nurse Nina Pham had contracted the Ebola virus while providing...

hillaryclinton-030315.jpg Hillary Rodham Clinton solely used her own personal email account to conduct government business while serving as Secretary of State, in possible violation of federal rules. In a story first reported by the New York Times Monday night, Clinton had no government email address during her four-year tenure...

refrescogerber-030315.jpg European soft drinks and fruit juices bottler Refresco Gerber is pursuing initial public offering in Amsterdam to support its future growth. The firm which has been owned by private equity plans to list on Euronext.

chrysler-030315.jpg Automaker FCA US LLC, owned by Italy-based Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, said it is voluntarily recalling all the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT coupes and Dodge Charger SRT sedans equipped with 6.2 liter V-8 engines, known as the Hellcats, citing possible fire risks due to leakage from hose seals.

Ambassadors on the North Atlantic Council (NAC) are preparing to rehearse Alliance and partner consultation and decision making procedures against the backdrop of a fictitious crisis. CMX15 will take place between March 4 and 10. This is the Alliance's 19th Crisis Management Exercise (CMX) since 1992. The...

ihop-030315.jpg Rush to IHOP Restaurants for a short stack of free Buttermilk pancakes. IHOP is today giving off free pancakes across their outlets in the U.S. in return for a donation for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals or other designated local charities. The breakfast chain said, "guests from around the country will celebrate a "Decade of Giving."

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