Israeli soldiers from the Nahal Infantry Brigade walk across a field near central Gaza Strip July 12, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Gaza death toll up to 125

GAZA/JERUSALEM - Israel rushed an eighth missile interceptor battery into service to counter stronger-than-expected rocket fire from Gaza as the military pounded positions in the Palestinian enclave for a fifth day, killing 19 people, medics said.  Full Article | Slideshow 

Ukraine jets pound rebels after deadly missile attack 2:14pm EDT

KIEV - Ukrainian war planes bombarded separatists along a broad front on Saturday, inflicting huge losses, Kiev said, after President Petro Poroshenko said "scores and hundreds" would be made to pay for a deadly missile attack on Ukrainian forces.

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James dunks in the second half of their NBA basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks in Atlanta, Georgia, January 9, 2008. REUTERS/Tami Chappell

LeBron is taking his ball and going home

LeBron James has announced his decision to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, spurning the Miami Heat and sending shockwaves through the NBA.  Commentary | Full Article 

A dealer works at a poker table at the Borgata casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, March 14, 2009. REUTERS/Tim Shaffer

Atlantic City's luck runs out

ATLANTIC CITY N.J. - Atlantic City, which once held a lucrative East Coast gambling monopoly, has fallen hard. Gaming revenue has fallen to $2.8 billion, a little more than half its 2006 peak of $5.2 billion.  Full Article 

Tommy Ramone of former U.S. punk band 'The Ramones' addresses the media after a rehearsal of the musical 'Gabba Gabba Hey !' in Berlin May 3, 2005. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Ramones punk band co-founder Tommy dies

Tommy Ramone, the drummer and last surviving original member of the American punk band the Ramones, whose aggressive and fast-driving songs spearheaded the punk-rock movement, has died at the age of 65, an associate said.  Full Article 

Waitress Jeanine White carries food to customers at Tony's I-75 Restaurant in Birch Run, Michigan, in this file photo. REUTERS/Molly Riley

As pork prices climb, it's BLT - minus the 'T'

CHICAGO - The cost to produce a BLT, America's favorite summer sandwich, hit a record high of $1.65 in May and will continue to take a bigger bite out of wallets in the coming months.  Full Article 

A Brazilian vendor types on a computer at a supermarket in Sao Paulo March 3, 2011. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Demand for PCs still erratic, outlook unstable

SAN FRANCISCO/SEATTLE - Improved demand for personal computers after years of declines may not last as emerging markets remain weak and recent corporate upgrades in the United States and Europe may prove fleeting.  Full Article 

Argentina's Lionel Messi places the ball on the pitch during the 2014 World Cup semi-finals between Argentina and the Netherlands at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo July 9, 2014. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Argentina vs. Germany: Who will win the final?

Germany play Argentina for the third time in a World Cup final on Sunday. But who will be victorious? Betting analyst Nigel Seeley and Iain Axon of Reuters discuss.  Video 

Day six of Pamplona bull run slippery but free of major injuries

Americans say the adrenaline rush drew them to participate in the running of the bulls which wrapped up its sixth day without major injuries. Vanessa Johnston reports.