Venezuela Leader Chávez Dies at 58 :: Hugo Chávez, a former tank commander turned populist politician who used Venezuela's oil riches to pursue his vision of socialism and challenge the U.S., died Tuesday from complications related to cancer.
Beijing, U.S. Unveil New Korean Sanctions :: The U.S. and China introduced a new round of sanctions against North Korea at the United Nations that the U.S. said would significantly impede the development of Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs, in response to its test last month of an atomic bomb.
Venezuela Consults Cuban Playbook :: Hours before announcing Chávez's death, the government resorted to a ploy to try to unite his supporters: Talk of an alleged conspiracy by the U.S. to destabilize the country.
Analysis: U.S. could look beyond U.N. Security Council in any Syria strike :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/RypEnppsUaA/story01.htm
Remember bogus U.S. excuses for Iraq war before attacking Syria: China's Xinhua :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/5Wp6sGkmTak/story01.htm
Russia regrets U.S. postponement of Hague meeting on Syria :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/9LhvglKc8o4/story01.htm
U.S. postpones August 28 meeting with Russia over Syria gas attack :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/IuWugQlnwZI/story01.htm
Holder pressed on U.S. drug agency use of hidden data evidence :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/1p6e_9YViyk/story01.htm
U.S. judge approves Facebook privacy settlement over ads :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/q8LdReZjmBA/story01.htm
Bonds rally on weak U.S. durable figures; Italian bonds, stocks down :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/-DkfnaDIlqs/story01.htm
U.S. would only act on Syria with international community: Hagel :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/AixCugLa5AE/story01.htm