United who? Iraq looks to Russia for ISIS help

BAGHDAD - Iraq may request Russian air strikes against Islamic State on its soil soon and wants Moscow to have a bigger role than the United States in the war against the militant group.

Iran's supreme leader bans negotiations with the United States 8:56am EDT

DUBAI - Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday banned any further negotiations between Iran and the United States, putting the brakes on moderates hoping to end Iran's isolation after reaching a nuclear deal with world powers in July.

Afghan guards stand at the gate of Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) hospital after an air strike in the city of Kunduz, Afghanistan October 3, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

MSF demands probe into hospital attack

GENEVA - Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) called for an independent international fact-finding commission to be established to investigate the U.S. bombing of its hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, which it deems a war crime.  Full Article 


FanDuel cracks down in daily fantasy fracas

WASHINGTON - The fantasy sports company FanDuel banned its employees from all daily fantasy games and also was banning employees of other fantasy sites from playing on FanDuel.  Full Article 

People walk inside JP Morgan headquarters in New York, October 25, 2013.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

JPMorgan buys mortgages from small lenders

NEW YORK - JPMorgan Chase looking to stem falling revenue in its mortgage business, is increasingly buying loans from smaller lenders, a practice that competitors view as risky.   Full Article 

Paul Modrich, a researcher at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Duke University School of Medicine, poses in his lab at the Naneline Duke Building in Durham, North Carolina March 11, 2008 in a photo provided by Duke University. REUTERS/Megan Morr/Duke University/Handout via Reuters

DNA researchers win Nobel Prize for chemistry

STOCKHOLM/LONDON - Three scientists from Sweden, the United States and Turkey won the 2015 Nobel Prize for Chemistry on Wednesday for working out how cells repair damaged DNA, providing new ammunition in the war on cancer.  Full Article | Video 

Jerusalem street fights


New street violence has surged in recent weeks between Palestinian protesters and Israeli officers at the al Aqsa mosque next to the Western Wall.  Slideshow | Full Article 

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Pharrell Williams holds a junior news conference

U.S. hip hop star Pharrell Williams promotes his new children's book 'Happy' by meeting 'journalists' under the age of 10 in the UK. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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