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Flash sale site Rue La La explores sale; Gilt interested: sources

(Reuters) - Online flash sale site Rue La La, which counts eBay as an investor, is exploring a sale that could value the company at ...  Visit website

Huawei says H1 smartphone shipments up 62 percent year-on-year

Journalists attend the presentation of the Huawei's new smartphone, the Ascend P7, launched by China's Huawei Technologies in Paris, May 7, 2014. ...  Visit website

State Department urges Iran to release Washington Post correspondent

The State Department on Monday called for the release of The Washington Post’s Iran correspondent, Jason Rezaian, who was detained last week in Tehran along ...  Visit website

WorldViews: The one thing everyone in Israel seems to agree on: John Kerry blew it

Anyone who has made even a passing glance at the Israeli media in the past few days will have noticed the incredible chorus of criticism ...  Visit website

Federal judge confirms Libya is paying legal fees for embassy bombing suspect

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WorldViews: Eid in Gaza: ‘There were kids torn to pieces’

Note: This post contains excerpts from a report by Sudarsan Raghavan, William Booth and Ruth Eglash. You can read the full report here. At Gaza's Shifa ...  Visit website

WorldViews: Turkey’s Erdogan joins club of world leaders who win at sports

This weekend, Turkey's demagogic Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan found a new way to burnish his credentials and state his authority. He donned cleats and an eye-catching ...  Visit website

U.S. paratroopers in Afghanistan hope to deal a few final blows against the Taliban

SHINKAI, Afghanistan — It was a homecoming of sorts for Lt. Col. Paul Larson, returning to this remote corner of southern Afghanistan at the twilight of America’s ...  Visit website

At Gaza hospital, grief and shock for families of victims

GAZA CITY — Inside Shifa Hospital, amid the tumultuous rush to save lives, men pushed a gurney carrying the lifeless body of a child wrapped ...  Visit website

In D.C., Syrian defector displays photos of mutilated bodies

A Syrian defector who smuggled out thousands of photos of mutilated corpses, showed some of those images in Washington on Monday and said they depicted ...  Visit website

U.S.: Russia violated 1987 treaty by testing ground-launched missiles

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You're never too old to be Happy! New Zealand nursing home's perfect frame-by-frame remake of Pharrell's hit tune

60 residents and staff were part of creating 80 Odd Years Of HappyIt was made to celebrate the ability to do anything, regardless of age ...  Visit website

Is the world's deadliest disease in its way to Britain? Fears rise as the biggest ever outbreak of the Ebola virus rampages into one of Africa's most sophisticated cities

By Tom Leonard Published: 23:34 GMT, 28 July 2014 | Updated: 02:22 GMT, 29 July 2014 ...  Visit website

An island far, far away: Filming for Star Wars Episode 7 takes place on remote Irish island under veil of secrecy

 Cast and crew have arrived for filming at remote Skellig Michael off the coast of Kerry in south-west IrelandThe island has been closed off to ...  Visit website

From mangled to medical rock star: Shotgun victim who underwent most ambitious face transplant ever performed covers GQ and says he is 'honored to be an experiment'

Richard Lee Norris, 39, spent over 10 years hiding behind a mask and only shopping at night after sustaining horrific injuries in 1997Had jawbones, teeth, ...  Visit website

MH17 suffeMH17 suffered 'massive, explosive' pressure loss after being punctured by missile shrapnel, black box data reveals

Officials confirm black box reveals shrapnel punctured flight MH17Missile fragments caused plane to suffer 'massive explosive decompression'Dutch and Australian investigators abandoned attempts reach crash siteExplosions ...  Visit website

Diesel drivers may have to pay an extra £10 in London in plans drawn up by Boris Johnson to curb pollution

Plans by Mayor Boris Johnson could see diesel drivers hit with £10 chargeIf given go-ahead, diesel cars would face charge in central London from 2020Other ...  Visit website

Palace of 'Queen of Mean' goes on block for $65M

Dunnellen Hall in Connecticut is back on the market after three years for $65 millionIt was purchased from the estate of Leona Helmsley after her ...  Visit website

Putin has broken Cold War-era nuclear missile testing ban, says US as tensions between nations rise after MH17 crisis

By Ap Published: 03:29 GMT, 29 July 2014 | Updated: 03:37 GMT, 29 July 2014 ...  Visit website

Hamas leader's house hit TWICE in Israeli missile strike and global TV station also targeted after day of fighting that saw 10 people killed on Gaza playground attack

Home of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh hit twice by missile from Israeli aircraftFormer Hamas Gaza prime minister's house was empty at time, sources sayHamas ...  Visit website

Canadian Bass Coast music festival bans Native American headdresses

By Erin Clements Published: 21:50 GMT, 28 July 2014 | Updated: 22:41 GMT, 28 July 2014 ...  Visit website

Michelle Obama sports cream geometric dress for White House awards

By Mailonline Reporter Published: 22:11 GMT, 28 July 2014 | Updated: 22:45 GMT, 28 July 2014 ...  Visit website

Obama planning to save millions of illegal immigrants from deportation

President Obama said late last month that he would act on immigration reform if Congress did notSince then Obama's advisers have been meeting with lawmakers ...  Visit website

Connecticut woman leaves six-year-old boy locked in car for two hours in 140-degree heat

Rasheena Francis, 28, of East Hartford, Connecticut, has been charged with reckless endangerment and injury to a minorLeft child in the car with windows rolled ...  Visit website

Diamond encrusted platinum iPhone 6 goes on preorder for $8800

Gold, platinum, and diamond-encrusted versions of the iPhone 6 will cost $4,495 to $8,795Owners will have to wait until a month after the 'plain' version ...  Visit website

OkCupid admits it has been conducting psychological experiments on members

The popular dating site has been removing users' photos and adjusting 'match percentages' to see how it would change the likelihood of a matchOkCupid co-founder ...  Visit website

Father killed on Florida beach by crashing plane was on an anniversary trip

Ommy Irizarry, 36, was vacationing in Florida with his wife and three children to celebrate his ninth wedding anniversaryWas killed and his nine-year-old daughter, Oceana, ...  Visit website

Harrowing photos show the horror of the First World War 

One hundred years ago today first shots were fired as Austria-Hungary declared war on SerbiaConflict would engulf all major world powers, consume millions of lives ...  Visit website

Wellesley hotel in London charges man £75 for 3 bottles of WATER

Businessman Edward Heaton was meeting a client at the WellesleyOrdered three San Pellegrinos - which usually cost around 60pFive-star Knightsbridge hotel says it has a ...  Visit website

NYPD officer pictured 'putting seven-months pregnant woman into a chokehold'

The incident happened Saturday afternoon, when Brooklyn resident Rosan Miller was caught illegally grilling outside her apartment The arrest allegedly turned violent with an officer pictured ...  Visit website

Intrepid Romney clan's family hiking vacation to the American West as poll puts him ahead of Obama in re-do 2012 election

Mitt Romney and his wife Ann took five of their grandchildren on a hiking trip through the American WestThey wanted to show their children the ...  Visit website

Charles Barkley offers to pay funeral costs of Philly carjacking crash victims aged 7, 10 and 15 as two suspects are charged with murder

76ers legend Charles Barkley says he'll pay for funeral of Keiearra Williams, 15, and her brothers Thomas Reed, 10, and Terrence Moore, 7Suspects lost control ...  Visit website

Donald Sterling LOSES his legal bid to block $2billion sale of LA Clippers - paving the way for sale to ex-Microsoft CEO

Donald Sterling has failed to stop the record $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers Judge Michael Levanas said the deal, brokered by Sterling's ...  Visit website

From mangled to medical rock star: Shotgun victim who underwent most ambitious face transplant ever performed covers GQ and says he is 'honored to be an experiment'

Richard Lee Norris, 39, spent over 10 years hiding behind a mask and only shopping at night after sustaining horrific injuries in 1997Had jawbones, teeth, ...  Visit website

American Ebola victim is terrified, say his colleagues as they tell how he dedicated his life to Africa and refused to flee with his young family when virus began to spread

American doctor and dad-of-two Kent Brantly was treating Ebola patients in Monrovia, Liberia when he recognized he had the symptomsThen another U.S. aid worker, Nancy ...  Visit website

Wealthy socialite who refuses to 'cohabit with foreign emissaries' upends French ambassador's attempt to buy $7.8 apartment in her Manhattan co-op

Ambassador François Delattre will be looking elsewhere after resident Elizabeth R. Kabler soured the deal on the 14-room apartmentThe French government is looking for a ...  Visit website

Does Michelle know about this? Obama admits to having schoolboy crush on 'first lady of rock' Linda Ronstadt

Linda Ronstadt, 68, presented with a National Medal of Arts award at the White HouseWhile presenting her the award, Obama told her about his crush ...  Visit website

Palace of 'Queen of Mean' goes on block for $65M

Dunnellen Hall in Connecticut is back on the market after three years for $65 millionIt was purchased from the estate of Leona Helmsley after her ...  Visit website

Putin has broken Cold War-era nuclear missile testing ban, says US as tensions between nations rise after MH17 crisis

By Ap Published: 03:29 GMT, 29 July 2014 | Updated: 03:37 GMT, 29 July 2014 ...  Visit website

Hamas leader's house hit TWICE in Israeli missile strike and global TV station also targeted after day of fighting that saw 10 people killed on Gaza playground attack

Home of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh hit twice by missile from Israeli aircraftFormer Hamas Gaza prime minister's house was empty at time, sources sayHamas ...  Visit website

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