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World's 2nd-richest man suggests 3-day work week

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim is suggesting that workers shift to a three-day work week. The catch: He would require 11-hour work days and workers to stay on the job until age 70 or 75.
Heavy fighting in Gaza as death toll rises above 500

Heavy fighting in Gaza as death toll rises above 500

Fierce fighting between Israeli troops and Hamas militants continued near Gaza City on Monday as the death toll from the conflict rose above 500.
Malaysia Airlines crash: Kerry lashes out at Russia over downed jet

Malaysia Airlines crash: Kerry lashes out at Russia over downed jet

There's no shortage of evidence that shows pro-Russian rebels shot down a Malaysian jet in Ukraine last week, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said.
Hamas claims it's captured an Israeli soldier

Hamas claims it's captured an Israeli soldier

Hamas claimed it captured an Israeli soldier Sunday on the deadliest day yet in the battle between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza.
California man arrested, said he wanted to join ISIS

California man arrested, said he wanted to join ISIS

 A 20-year-old California man who told authorities he wanted to travel to Syria to join the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has been arrested, according to federal documents.
Fighting intensifies in Libya, airport control at stake

Fighting intensifies in Libya, airport control at stake

Fierce fighting raged on the outskirts of Tripoli on Sunday as militias continued to battle for control of the airport in what's being called the worst fighting in Libya since the 2011 revolution.
Gaza fighting's latest toll: 60 Palestinians, 13 Israeli soldiers dead

Gaza fighting's latest toll: 60 Palestinians, 13 Israeli soldiers dead

Thirteen Israeli troops were killed overnight in Gaza, the Israel Defense Forces said Sunday. The IDF did not immediately give details.
Ukraine government: More than 200 bodies found at MH17 crash site

Ukraine government: More than 200 bodies found at MH17 crash site

Twenty-seven more bodies have been found at the MH17 crash site in the Donetsk region of Ukraine, Vice Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said Sunday.
21 killed in attack on Egyptian border guards

21 killed in attack on Egyptian border guards

Unidentified gunmen attacked border guards in southern Egypt on Saturday, killing 21 and injuring four, according to Egypt's state-run news agency MENA.
Body bags at scene of Malaysia Airlines crash; Ukraine accuses rebels of looting

Body bags at scene of Malaysia Airlines crash; Ukraine accuses rebels of looting

Two days after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed in the war zone of eastern Ukraine, the grim task began of gathering the remains of some of the 298 victims of the disaster in body bags ready for removal.
British Open: Rory McIlroy six clear after three rounds

British Open: Rory McIlroy six clear after three rounds

The British Open is Rory McIlroy's to lose. On a day when the weather finally bared its teeth at Royal Liverpool after six hazy days of sunshine, so did the Northern Irishman.
2 killed, dozens injured by blast in southwest Pakistan

2 killed, dozens injured by blast in southwest Pakistan

Two people were killed when an explosive was detonated in Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province on Saturday, police said.
43 killed when van carrying flammable liquid hits bus in China

43 killed when van carrying flammable liquid hits bus in China

A van carrying flammable liquid rammed into a bus in China early Saturday, sparking an explosion that left 43 people dead, state media reported.
Multiple car bombs kill 16 in Iraq

Multiple car bombs kill 16 in Iraq

Car bombs tore through four Shiite neighborhoods in Baghdad on Saturday, killing 16 people and wounding dozens, police said. One bomb exploded near a mosque and two were placed near commercial markets.