U.S. appeals court strikes down Virginia's gay marriage ban

(Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Monday struck down Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage as unconstitutional, the latest in a string of court rulings across the country to back gay marriage.

dnes, 22:51
Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar

(Reuters) - U.S. discount store chain Dollar Tree Inc offered to buy rival Family Dollar Stores Inc for an enterprise value of about $9.2 billion.

dnes, 11:03
Hague court rules in favor of Yukos shareholders vs Russia, awards $50 billion: source Hague court rules in favor of Yukos shareholders vs Russia, awards $50 billion: source

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Hague's arbitration court has ruled in favor of a group of shareholders in defunct oil giant Yukos against Russia, awarding compensation of around $50 billion, a source close to the ruling said on Monday.

dnes, 7:42
Family of five found shot dead in Maine home: police

BOSTON (Reuters) - Five members of a family, including three children, were found shot dead at their southern Maine home on Sunday, with a gun located near one of the bodies and no outside involvement suspected, a police spokesman said.

dnes, 1:38
Ukraine claims more territory as fight intensifies with rebels Ukraine claims more territory as fight intensifies with rebels

KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukraine said its troops had taken more territory from pro-Russian rebels near the site where Malaysian flight MH17 was brought down, as international investigators said fighting was preventing them reaching the crash location.

dnes, 14:03
Rocket ignites blaze near Tripoli airport, Libya in chaos Rocket ignites blaze near Tripoli airport, Libya in chaos

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - A rocket hit a fuel storage tank in a chaotic battle for Tripoli airport that has all but closed off international flights to Libya, leaving fire-fighters struggling to extinguish a giant conflagration.

dnes, 13:50
Hague court to order Russia to pay $50 billion in Yukos case: report Hague court to order Russia to pay $50 billion in Yukos case: report

(Reuters) - The Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague will on Monday announce that Russia must pay $50 billion to former shareholders of the defunct oil company Yukos, Russian business daily Kommersant reported on its website, citing unnamed sources.

dnes, 0:39
U.S.-Israeli tensions rise as hostilities in Gaza subside U.S.-Israeli tensions rise as hostilities in Gaza subside

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel sees no need for another Gaza ceasefire, an Israeli official was quoted as saying on Monday, as tensions between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government and Washington flared over U.S. mediation to end the almost three-week-old war.

dnes, 4:02
Liberia shuts border crossings, restricts gatherings to curb Ebola spreading Liberia shuts border crossings, restricts gatherings to curb Ebola spreading

MONROVIA (Reuters) - The Liberian government on Sunday closed most of the West African nation's border crossings and introduced stringent health measures to curb the spread of the deadly Ebola virus that has killed at least 660 people across the region.

dnes, 1:27
Obama could curb corporate 'inversions' on his own: ex-U.S. official Obama could curb corporate 'inversions' on his own: ex-U.S. official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama could act without congressional approval to limit a key incentive for U.S. corporations to move their tax domiciles abroad in so-called "inversion" deals, a former senior U.S. Treasury Department official said on Monday.

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