Security guards stand inside the Husi Food factory in Shanghai July 23, 2014.   REUTERS/Aly Song

China meat supplier faced date forgery claims

SHANGHAI - Shanghai Husi Food, the U.S.-owned Chinese food supplier at the center of a meat safety scandal, won a court case earlier this year over claims that the company had forged meat production dates.  Full Article 

Crunch time for Gaza truce talks as death toll passes 800 2:52am EDT

GAZA/JERUSALEM - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry pressed regional proxies to nail down a Gaza ceasefire on Friday as the civilian death toll soared, threatening to spread Israeli-Palestinian bloodshed to the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem. | Video

Then China's Public Security Minister Zhou Yongkang reacts as he attends the Hebei delegation discussion sessions at the 17th National Congress of the Communist Party of China at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing in this October 16, 2007 file photo. CREDIT: REUTERS/JASON LEE/FILES

Inside Xi's purge of China's oil mandarins

BEIJING/HONG KONG - In a seismic power struggle roiling China's Communist Party, President Xi Jinping is trying to crush Zhou Yongkang, the most senior leader targeted in a corruption probe since the party took power in 1949.   Full Article 

The sister-in-law of Lebanese passenger Randa Daher reacts as she holds her mobile phone displaying a picture of Randa and one of her children at her home in the southern Lebanese village of Srifa July 24, 2014. CREDIT: REUTERS/ALI HASHISHO

Bad weather likely cause of Air Algerie crash

PARIS - Poor weather was the most likely cause of the crash of an Air Algerie flight over the West African state of Mali with 116 people on board, French officials said.  Full Article 

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos talks about his company's new Fire smartphone at a news conference in Seattle, Washington June 18, 2014     REUTERS/Jason Redmond

Amazon's heavy investing eats into bottom line

SAN FRANCISCO - Amazon.com Inc posted a much larger-than-expected loss in the second quarter as it continues its rapid pace of investment in new businesses such as digital content and consumer electronics.  Full Article 

A row of candy bars manufactured by Hershey is seen in a vending machine in Washington June 17, 2008. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

Hershey: Chocolate price hike may sour sales

NEW YORK - Hershey, one of the world's best known names in chocolate, expects its first price hike in three years to crimp short term sales, but over the long haul the popularity of chocolate will prevail, the company's chief executive said.  Full Article 

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Storm kills three, injures 20 at campground

WASHINGTON - A likely tornado tore through an eastern Virginia campground on Thursday, killing up to three people and injuring as many as 20 as it overturned vehicles and downed trees, officials said.  Video | Full Article 

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