Wednesday, 30 July 2014  
U.S. judge says cannot seize Kurdish crude for now

HOUSTON (Reuters) - A high-stakes dispute over a tanker carrying $100 million in Iraqi Kurdish crude took a surprising turn on Tuesday when a U.S. judge said she lacked jurisdiction given the ship's distance from the Texas shore and urged that the case be settled in Iraq.

UN reviews rules on conflict zone flights

International Civil Aviation Organisation says the downing of Malaysian airliner MH17 over Ukraine highlighted ‘gaps’ in regulations


Democrats move to punish tax ‘deserters’

Democrats’ bill tightens criteria under which US companies can be denied federal contracts if they are based overseas for tax purposes


Putin fights to keep factions on side
State banks and wider corporate sector to suffer
India struggles with infrastructure dream
Xi risks stability with attack on ‘tiger’
EU agrees sanctions against Russia
Israeli military pushes deeper into Gaza
Cyprus archbishop warns on bank share sale
Companies fear Russian sanctions impact
Israeli shells hit Gaza power plant
D.C. mayor bans Styrofoam containers

Washington, D.C., Mayor Vincent Gray bans Styrofoam containers in the District.


Two women narrowly avoid being hit by train

A video camera captured the terrifying plight of two women who became trapped on an 80-foot-high railroad bridge when a freight train surprised them as they walked along the tracks. (July 30)


Today in History for July 30th
Killer cold: Winter is deadlier than summer in U.S.
Split verdict: How rare is it?
Ventura wins defamation trial
Watch: Girl devastated her baby brother will grow up
Yosemite fire expands, threatens giant redwoods
Ind. governor: Return migrants kids to families
Texas lab targets Ebola virus with work on vaccine
Parents' love is 'Louder than Words'

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