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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    New Goes-R US satellite will warn of tornadoes and solar storms

    Posted May 19th 2014, 08:51pm by Reuters

    ... "It's just phenomenal," Jolly said. "It can scan the entire (Western) hemisphere in five minutes." Using a new lightning tracker, also built by Lockheed, the satellite would ...

  2. News - World - SYRIA

    ISIL ‘crucifies eight rival fighters’ in Syria

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 09:30pm by Reuters

    ... eastern oil-producing Euphrates River region. Its lightning gains in Iraq’s Sunni Muslim northern and western provinces over the last three weeks mean ISIL now commands a large cross-border ...

  3. News - World - IRAQ

    Tony Blair says Iraq crisis not his fault, urges action

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 07:50pm by Reuters

    ... out as an offensive by insurgents that threatens to dismember Iraq seemed to slow after days of lightning advances as government forces regained some territory in counter-attacks, easing ...

  4. Sport - Soccer - ENGLAND

    No goals- but relief at no more injuries for Hodgson

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 12:12am by Reuters

    ... of 45,379 at the Sun Life. The match was suspended for 43 minutes in the first half due to the threat of lightning "It's time for the real thing now," Hodgson said. "Honduras ...

  5. News - World - IRAQ

    Kerry urges Kurds to save Iraq from collapse amid urgent crisis talks

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 05:04pm by Reuters

    ... flew to the Kurdish region after a day in Baghdad on an emergency trip through the Middle East to rescue Iraq after a lightning advance by Sunni fighters led by an al-Qaeda offshoot, ...

  6. News - World - IRAQ

    Iraqi forces mass for push against militants after US offers military advisers

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 10:11am by Reuters

    ... forces around Samarra numbered more than 50,000. This week, the militants’ lightning pace has slowed in the area north of the capital, home to Sunnis but also to Shiites fearful of ISIL, which ...

  7. Sport - Golf - GOLF

    Triumphant return for Masters champ Adam Scott at Australian PGA event

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 12:49pm by Reuters

    ... and lightning that stopped play for nearly two hours but he came out firing after the break to complete a round of four-under-par 67 for a tournament total of 14-under 270. "This is the one ...

  8. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    US retailers' white-knuckle Christmas

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:25am by Reuters

    ... to be like lightning. It's going to go very fast and every single day is going to matter," Macy's chief executive Terry Lundgren said. Like many retailers, Macy's is opening most ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Wallabies' tactical switch key to 54-17 pounding of Pumas, McKenzie says

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... with a lightning start that brought the first of the three tries by fullback Israel Folau in the third minute and they never looked back despite the expected spells of Argentine dominance in the scrum. ...



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