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Donors pledge $3.8B in aid for Syrians 

International donors committed $3.8 billion in aid for Syrians affected by the grinding civil war at a donors’ conference in Kuwait Tuesday, as Lebanon’s share from the package remained unclear.

Low turnout at UCC sit-in over wages 

Fewer than 100 protesters answered a call by the Union Coordination Committee to stage a sit-in in front of Education Ministry building Tuesday to press for the immediate endorsement of the long awaited salary hike for public and private school teachers and civil servants.

Low turnout at UCC sit-in over wages 

Fewer than 100 protesters answered a call by the Union Coordination Committee to stage a sit-in in front of Education Ministry building Tuesday to press for the immediate endorsement of the long awaited salary hike for public and private school teachers and civil servants.

Strong case for June rates liftoff: Fed’s Lacker

The Federal Reserve will have a “strong” case to hike U.S. interest rates in June, a hawkish Fed official said Tuesday, dismissing recently weak economic data as transitory and perhaps due to unseasonable weather.

Making space for China 

When the United Kingdom announced earlier last month that it had agreed to become a founding member of the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, most of the headlines focused not on the news itself, but on the friction the decision had caused between the U.K. and the U.S.

Making space for China 

When the United Kingdom announced earlier last month that it had agreed to become a founding member of the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, most of the headlines focused not on the news itself, but on the friction the decision had caused between the U.K. and the U.S.

Chance for diplomacy 

Iran’s nuclear talks have reached a point where a final deal appears inevitable, whether it comes in June or is delayed by a few more weeks or months.

Netherlands too strong for lackluster Spain

The Netherlands once again proved too good for an under-par Spain as goals from Stefan de Vrij and Davy Klaasen handed the hosts a 2-0 friendly win in Amsterdam Tuesday.

Netherlands too strong for lackluster Spain

The Netherlands once again proved too good for an under-par Spain as goals from Stefan de Vrij and Davy Klaasen handed the hosts a 2-0 friendly win in Amsterdam Tuesday.

Grizzlies down Kings to end losing streak

Mike Conley scored 18 points and Jeff Green had 16 as the Memphis Grizzlies ended a three-game losing streak and moved back into the second spot in the Western Conference playoff race with a 97-83 win over the Sacramento Kings Tuesday.

Vettori calls time on international career

Long-serving New Zealand cricketer Daniel Vettori called time on his international career Tuesday, saying the World Cup final was his last appearance for the Black Caps.

Pom d’Amour: linking Lebanese to love 

The idea of a matrimonial agency was so foreign to Lebanon that initially owner and founder of Pom d’Amour, Solange Sraih, found herself monitored by a confused and curious General Security.

Pom d’Amour: linking Lebanese to love 

The idea of a matrimonial agency was so foreign to Lebanon that initially owner and founder of Pom d’Amour, Solange Sraih, found herself monitored by a confused and curious General Security.

Joni Mitchell in 'good spirits' at LA hospital

Groundbreaking musician Joni Mitchell, one of the stars of the Woodstock era, was "in good spirits" at a hospital in California on Tuesday after being found unconscious at her home, her official website said.

Joni Mitchell in 'good spirits' at LA hospital

Groundbreaking musician Joni Mitchell, one of the stars of the Woodstock era, was "in good spirits" at a hospital in California on Tuesday after being found unconscious at her home, her official website said.