Israel downs Syrian warplane it says violated its Golan airspace 6:00am EDT

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel shot down a Syrian warplane on Tuesday, saying the aircraft crossed the battle lines of Syria's civil war and flew over the Israeli-held Golan Heights, perhaps by accident.  Full Article

Afghanistan's Karzai slams U.S., Pakistan in farewell speech 5:57am EDT 

KABUL (Reuters) - Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday blamed the United States for his country's long war, a final swipe at the country that helped bring him to power 13 years ago but towards which he has become increasingly bitter.  Full Article  

Canada's Oliver says no major shift in mortgage policy for now Sunday, 21 Sep 2014 

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's Conservative government has no immediate plans for a shift in mortgage rules, its finance minister said on Sunday, amid speculation policymakers want banks to take more of the risk in mortgage lending.  Full Article  

Seve is still a huge inspiration for Europe, says Bjorn 5:30am EDT 

GLENEAGLES Scotland (Reuters) - Pictures and quotes of Seve Ballesteros are dotted around this week's Ryder Cup venue and ensure he remains a galvanizing influence on Europe's team three years after his death, said Thomas Bjorn.  Full Article  

Lady Gaga sheds quirky image for jazz album with Tony Bennett Monday, 22 Sep 2014 

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett, bridging a 60-year age gap to form one of music's unlikeliest pairs, launched a jazz album on Monday that lets the pop diva put aside her wacky image to sing sweet harmonies with the elder statesman of cool.  Full Article  

China regulator says iPhone 6 in final review stages: Tencent 6:15am EDT 

BEIJING (Reuters) - Apple Inc's iPhone 6 is in the final stages of review for approval, with results due shortly, a top Chinese government regulator said in an interview published on Tuesday by Tencent.  Full Article