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world Brazil's Federal Police Charge Jos Dirceu in Petrobras Probe

Brazilian federal police arrested the former chief of staff of ex-President Luiz Incio Lula da Silva early Monday as part of a widening investigation into an alleged corruption scheme.

22 minutes ago // The Independent

world Moroccan man suffocates while being smuggled to Spain in a suitcase

A Moroccan man suffocated while being smuggled to Spain in a suitcase stowed in the boot of a car, the Spanish government said on 3 August.

23 minutes ago // BBC

world Greek shares plunge as market reopens

The main Athens stock index, the Athex, falls 16% on Monday, its first day of trading after a five-week closure.

23 minutes ago // BBC

world Greek shares plunge as market reopens

The main Athens stock index, the Athex, is down by 16% at close on Monday after trading resumed following a five-week closure.

24 minutes ago // BBC

world How good is a cheap smartphone?

From the 24,000 Vertu Red Gold Black DLC to the 50 Rook, the 2015 smartphone market seemingly has a device to suit every wallet.

24 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Roof ripped off bus packed with tourists in London - video

At least five people have been rushed to hospital after a crowded tourist bus crashed into a tree in Bloomsbury, central London. The roof of the bus was ripped off during the collision on Monday afternoon. The Metropolitan police later said that the people taken to hospital did not suffer major injuries Continue reading...

25 minutes ago // ABC

world Death Toll From Pakistan Flash Floods Rises to 118

Death toll from Pakistan floods up to 118, thousands evacuated amid continuing monsoon rains

25 minutes ago // MSNBC

world 'American Idol' Hopeful Dies in Crash After Audition: Cops

The crash occurred shortly before 6:45 p.m. ET on Sunday.

25 minutes ago // Fox News

world Death toll from Pakistan floods up to 118, thousands evacuated amid continuing monsoon rains

Pakistani authorities say the death toll from flash floods triggered by seasonal monsoon rains in various parts of the country has risen to 118.

26 minutes ago // BBC

world Trader guilty over Libor rate-rigging

Former City trader Tom Hayes is found guilty at a London court of rigging global Libor interest rates, in the first trial of its kind.

27 minutes ago // The Times of India

world Beijing gets 1st private mental hospital

Beijing got its first privately owned mental health clinic on Sunday. This is part of a larger drive by the government to shake up the monopoly of state-owned hospitals in a country where private hospitals have less than one percent market share.

28 minutes ago // BBC

world Woman dies, seven hurt in van crash

A woman is killed and seven others are injured in a van crash in Rhondda Cynon Taff.

28 minutes ago // BBC

world Peaty storms to World 100m gold

Britain's Adam Peaty wins 100m breaststroke gold at the World Swimming Championships in Russia.

30 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Island Storm Might Help or Hinder Hunt for MH370 Clues

High winds will whip across the Indian Ocean island of Reunion where a suspected MH370 wing component washed ashore, raising the prospect that more debris could be found.

30 minutes ago // ABC

world Indian Government, Key Northeast Rebel Group Sign Peace Deal

India's Modi signs historic peace pact with key rebel group in India's remote northeast

31 minutes ago // Fox News

world India's Modi signs historic peace pact with key rebel group in India's remote northeast

India's government has signed a historic peace treaty with the leader of a key rebel group in India's insurgency-wracked northeast.

34 minutes ago // BBC

world Syrian plane crashes in bomb raids

A Syrian warplane crashes in a marketplace in the north-western town of Ariha amid bombing raids, killing at least 27 people, activists say.

35 minutes ago // UPI

world Russia says security forces kill 14 Islamists in North Caucasus

Jared M. FeldschreiberMOSCOW, Aug. 3 UPI -- Russia said security forces killed eight Islamic State militants Sunday, and six other Islamist rebels on Monday in the North Caucasus region.

35 minutes ago // The Guardian

world India blocks more than 800 sites in web porn crackdown

Governments sudden blanket ban on websites considered a social nuisance is met with anger online and triggers debate on censorship and freedom Indian authorities have moved to block more than 800 pornography websites in the first major crackdown on the internet in the worlds largest democracy.The move immediately prompted a debate about censorship and freedom.

35 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Road to audition: Tom Hanks letter begging to be 'discovered' unearthed

High school student Hanks admits he is not built like a Greek God but says he hopes to one day call Robert Redford Bob in 1974 letter to George Roy Hill A 1974 letter from a pre-fame, teenage Tom Hanks asking the Oscar-winning director of The Sting, George Roy Hill, to discover him has been unveiled by Hollywood archivists. In it, the hig

36 minutes ago // ABC

world Turkey, Kurd Rebels Gear up for Return to All-out Conflict

Turkey, Kurdish rebels appear to mobilize for return to days of all-out conflict

36 minutes ago // Reuters

world Pro-Hadi fighters, Houthis battle over Yemen's largest military base

ADEN Reuters - Fighters loyal to Yemen's deposed president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, backed by Saudi-led air strikes, battled Houthi forces inside the country's largest military base on Monday, pro-Hadi commanders said.

36 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Girl, 16, given referral order for attacking two girls in the street

Teenager had admitted robbery and assault in Northfield, Birmingham, over what judge called a horrendous act of bullying that was filmed and put onlineA 16-year-old who assaulted two younger girls in a video that was later posted online and seen by millions of people has been given a 10-month referral order.The girl had already admitted robbery and assault charges after forcing the pair to the floor in Northfield, Birmingham, on 11 July, in what a judge described as a h

37 minutes ago // The Independent

world Severe weather rocks the Midwest, leaves one dead and 20 injured

Severe weather devastated the Midwest on Sunday, killing one person after a tent collapsed at the Wood Dale Prairie Fest in Chicago.

38 minutes ago // BBC

world Kos volunteers close migrant project

A volunteer group on the Greek island of Kos that was feeding nearly 1,000 migrants a day says it is forced to close after running out of time and money.

40 minutes ago // BBC

world Woman passenger dies in van crash

A woman is killed and seven others are injured in a van crash in Rhondda Cynon Taff.

40 minutes ago // BBC

world Trader guilty over Libor rate rigging

Former City trader Tom Hayes is found guilty at a London court of rigging global Libor interest rates.

40 minutes ago // ABC

world Ukraine's Ex-PM Sets up 'Ukraine Salvation Committee'

Ukraine's ex-PM announces creation of 'Ukraine salvation committee' in Moscow

42 minutes ago // The Independent

world Teenager requires surgery after being attacked by cat-calling men for 'wearing a bikini'

A teenager from Louisiana will require surgery after being attacked by a group of men who had harassed her while she was wearing a bikini.

42 minutes ago // Fox News

world Ukraine's ex-PM announces creation of 'Ukraine salvation committee' in Moscow

Ukraine's former prime minister, in exile in Moscow, has announced the creation of a 'Ukraine salvation committee' and pushed for early presidential and parliamentary elections.

44 minutes ago // CBS

world Reputation of another U.S. trophy hunter ravaged online

Zimbabwe officials accusing Jan Seski, well-known doctor in Pittsburgh area, of illegally killing lion in April, three months before Cecil's death

44 minutes ago // ABC

world UK Jury Says Trader Guilty of Manipulating Key Interest Rate

UK jury finds former Citibank and UBS trader guilty of manipulating key global interest rate

45 minutes ago // BBC

world Who is Tom Hayes?

35-year-old Tom Hayes is the first person to be convicted of rigging Libor. What do we know about him?

45 minutes ago // ABC

world Image of Asia: Drinkable Water for Flood-Hit Indian Villages

Image of Asia: Drinkable water for flood-hit villages in India

45 minutes ago // UPI

world Israel extends 'administrative detention' law to Jewish citizens

Ed AdamczykJERUSALEM, Aug. 3 UPI -- Israel announced Jewish terrorist suspects will be detained without trial, following protests against an alleged radicalized Jewish fringe.

46 minutes ago // Fox News

world UK jury finds former Citibank and UBS trader guilty of manipulating key global interest rate

A British jury has found a former Citibank and UBS trader guilty of being the ringmaster in the manipulation of a key interest rate, the London Interbank Lending Rate, or Libor.