INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) – A fire at a sprawling downtown Indianapolis recycling plant, fueled by propane tanks and a massive stockpile of rubber tires, forced the evacuation of homes and businesses within a five-block radius on Saturday, officials said.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Thursday thwarted two rival bills aimed at stopping interest rates on millions of federal student loans doubling in less than a month.
TORONTO/KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Canada has blocked Malaysian state oil firm Petronas’ C$ 5.17 billion ($ 5.2 billion) bid for gas producer Progress Energy Resources in a surprise move that could signal problems for a much larger Chinese deal in … Continue reading
TORONTO/KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Canada has blocked Malaysian state oil firm Petronas’ C$ 5.17 billion ($ 5.22 billion) bid for gas producer Progress Energy Resources Corp, a surprise move that could signal problems for a much bigger offer by China’s … Continue reading
BAGHDAD, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Iraq denied permission to a North Korean plane bound for Syria to pass through Iraqi airspace last Saturday because it suspected it could be carrying weapons, a senior official said on Friday.
(Reuters) – A federal court on Thursday barred Texas from implementing a controversial law requiring voters to show photographic identification before casting ballots, saying the measure would likely curtail the ability of minorities to vote.
The head of the Syrian Olympic Committee, General Mowaffak Joumaa, has been refused a visa to travel to London for the Games, the BBC learns.
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