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Sarahpalin-072814.jpg Former Alaska Governor and Republican Vice Presidential nominee Sarah Palin announced Sunday that she is launching her own online news channel in an effort to provide her supporters an alternative to the mainstream news media.

pendingHomeSales-072814.jpg After reporting a sharp jump in U.S. pending home sales in the previous month, the National Association of Realtors released a report on Monday showing that pending home sales unexpectedly saw a notable pullback in the month of June.

An American doctor, Dr. Kent Brantly, has tested positive for the deadly Ebola disease in Liberia, reports said quoting a statement from North Carolina-based Samaritan's Purse. The doctor, aged 33, is working for a relief organization in Liberia. The virus is highly contagious. Its symptoms include...

Israel Saturday agreed to a request from the United Nations to extend the temporary ceasefire in the Gaza strip by 24 hours. But Hamas rejected the call, stating that any truce that does not guarantee a total withdrawal of Israeli forces from the conflict area is not acceptable. A 12-hour humanitarian...

Israel has agreed to an extension of ceasefire in Gaza until Sunday midnight. The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting on Saturday night. As per reports, Hamas rejected the truce. Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs, earlier, announced that Israel respected the UN-requested humanitarian ceasefire...

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) condemned the killing of civilians in the western province of Ghor, and called for an investigation. On Friday morning, two buses transporting civilians were stopped by armed men, and the passengers were shot dead. At least 15 persons, including...

Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 12-hour humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza Strip that will start Saturday morning, reports said. Efforts to negotiate a seven-day ceasefire are still ongoing. As per an Israeli spokesperson, troops would keep searching for tunnels used by militants during the brief truce,...

An Israeli cabinet panel rejected US Secretary of State John Kerry's proposal for a temporary cease-fire in the ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip, media reports citing government sources said Friday. Some media reports suggest the proposal was rejected as...

Expert teams on board US ship MV Cape Ray are continuing to neutralize materials from Syria's declared chemical stockpile, Pentagon spokesman Army Col. Steve Warren said Friday. Warren told reporters the teams had used the installed field deployable hydrolysis system to destroy 411 tons of chemicals...

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday hailed the efforts made by the Italian government to convince the Sudanese government to allow a woman sentenced to death for 'apostasy' and adultery to leave the African nation with her family. Kerry's remarks came a day after Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag...

An American reporter and his wife have been detained in the Iranian capital city of Tehran, a local official confirmed Friday. The detainees were identified as Jason Rezaian, a 38-year-old dual Iran-US citizen, and his Iranian wife Yeganeh Salehi. Media reports indicate the couple were detained...

The United States has voiced concerns over the deadly attack on a school run by the United Nations as well as the rising civilian death toll in the ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. "We convey our deepest condolences to the families of those killed and injured in...

US Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to New Delhi for the fifth US-India Strategic Dialogue that he will co-chair with the Indian minister of external affairs on July 31, according to US State Department spokesperson Marie Harf. According to Harf, Kerry will be accompanied by US Secretary...

Obama2-072514.jpg President Barack Obama is meeting with presidents from Central American nations on Friday as the U.S. struggles to deal with a surge of unaccompanied children across the southern border.

Obama-072514.jpg Despite calls from some leading conservatives, the results of a new CNN/ORC International poll released Friday showed that a vast majority of Americans do not believe that President Barack Obama should be impeached and removed from office.