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  • Auschwitz liberation anniversary - LIVE REPORT

    27 Jan 2015 at 9:13am
    Auschwitz survivors walk through the gate of the former concentration camp as they arrive for ceremonies to mark the 70th anniversary of the camp's liberationOswiecim (Poland) (AFP) - 14:10 GMT - Anti-Semitism and the Middle East - "I so wish they would settle that problem in the Middle East because I so believe that it has a definite impact on what's happening with anti-Semitism all over Europe," said...
     
  • Facebook blames internal glitch for hourlong global outage

    27 Jan 2015 at 9:07am
    File-This April 9, 2012, file photo shows Instagram being demonstrated on an iPhone in New York. Social media websites Facebook and Instagram have stopped working Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. The problem is affecting users in Australia but also in other countries including the United States. (AP Photo/Karly Domb Sadof, File)SEOUL, South Korea (AP) ? Facebook said the outage that made its social media sites inaccessible worldwide for about an hour Tuesday was self-inflicted.
     
  • US home price gains slow in November on weaker sales

    27 Jan 2015 at 9:04am
    In this Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 photo, a flag flaps in the breeze in front of a new home for sale in Richmond, Va. The Commerce Department reports on sales of new homes for December on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)WASHINGTON (AP) ? U.S. home prices rose at a modest pace in November, held back by weaker sales and a limited number of available houses.
     
  • Dutch judge approves hacking suspect's extradition to US

    27 Jan 2015 at 9:04am
    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) ? A Dutch judge on Tuesday approved the extradition to the U.S. of a Russian suspected of involvement in a multimillion-dollar computer hack.
     
  • Inquiry: Ex-KGB spy Litvinenko may have been poisoned twice

    27 Jan 2015 at 9:02am
    FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 file photo, Marina Litvinenko, the widow of former Russian intelligence officer Alexander Litvinenko, speaks to the media as she leaves at the end of a pre-inquest review at Camden Town Hall in London. More than eight years on and with the U.K.-Russia relations at their iciest since the Cold War, an inquiry is opening on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015 into the killing of the Russian intelligence agent turned Kremlin critic. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)LONDON (AP) ? A long-awaited inquiry into the death of former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko opened Tuesday with the revelation that the KGB agent turned Kremlin critic may have been poisoned with radioactive polonium not once ? as authorities i...
     
  • Obama says US must catch up to ensure drones are safe

    27 Jan 2015 at 8:59am
    WASHINGTON (AP) ? President Barack Obama says U.S. laws and regulations haven't yet caught up with technological developments that have made drones readily available.
     
  • Greek cabinet unveiled, Varoufakis confirmed finance minister

    27 Jan 2015 at 8:58am
    ATHENS (Reuters) - Newly elected Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras named Yannis Dragasakis, a veteran of his leftwing Syriza party as deputy premier and confirmed economist Yanis Varoufakis as finance minister as he unveiled a cabinet on Tuesday...
     
  • Greek bailout critic named new finance minister

    27 Jan 2015 at 8:58am
    In this Monday, June 16, 2014 photo Greece's new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, left, attends a book presentation of Yanis Varoufakis, right, in Athens. Economist and outspoken bailout critic Yanis Varoufakis, 53, has confirmed on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015 in a blog post that he will be sworn in as Finance Minister under the country?s new left wing government. (AP Photo/InTime News, Giannis Liakos) GREECE OUTATHENS, Greece (AP) ? A Greek economist and outspoken bailout critic has been named as finance minister in the country's new left-wing government.
     
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