BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s main opposition group is urging rebels to come from around the country to reinforce Qusair, a western town under attack by Syrian troops and members of Lebanon’s Hezbollah group.
Read more here: Syrian opposition urges rebels to join key battle
LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England’s policymakers remain divided on whether to provide more stimulus to the flat-lining economy.
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The first trailer for the new science fiction film “Europa Report” has launched onto the Internet and just might be the most realistic — and harrowing — depiction of space travel on the big screen in years.
Read more here: First Trailer for Sci-Fi Thriller 'Europa Report' Unveiled (Video)
The dramatic meteorite strike that blasted out a big crater on the moon two months ago shows just how perilous manned lunar exploration can be.
Read more here: Big Meteor Explosion on Moon Shows Lunar Exploration Risks
REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Will gamers want One?
Read more here: First Look: New Xbox elegant, but much unknown
TOKYO (AP) — Sony’s CEO Kazuo Hirai says the company’s board will discuss a proposal by U.S. hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb to spin off up to 20 percent of its movie, TV and music division.
Read more here: Sony mulls hedge fund's entertainment sale idea
By David Lewis KOULIKORO, Mali (Reuters) – Under a blazing sun and the critical gaze of British and Irish instructors, a line of 11 Malian soldiers lie prone in the dust firing AK-47 rounds at targets, one-by-one. “One out of 10 – not very good,” Captain Ibrahim Soumassa, commander of the Malian unit, tells one of the men. “We're at 25 meters. When we're at 100, it'll be difficult.” A European Union training mission faces a considerable challenge as it seeks to succeed where years of U.S. …
Read more here: EU mission seeks to rebuild Mali army after U.S. faltered
Oklahoma students weathered the storm in their football helmets. Caitlin Dickson reports on why it worked.
Read more here: Tornado Coming? Grab a Helmet!
PARIS (Reuters) – Airbus has won an order for three A330-300 aircraft from Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, the European planemaker said on Wednesday. The order, which Airbus said would bring Oman Air's A330 fleet to 10 aircraft, is worth about $720 million based on list prices. The planes will be operated on long-haul routes and can seat close to 300 passengers, Airbus said. (Reporting by James Regan; Editing by John Irish)
Read more here: Airbus wins Oman Air order for three A330 planes
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Councilman Eric Garcetti, who jammed with pop star Moby and fashioned himself as a voice for a new generation of city leaders, has opened a growing lead in the race for Los Angeles mayor with the pool of uncounted ballots steadily shrinking.
Read more here: Garcetti builds growing lead as LA picks new mayor