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After Islamic State claimed a deadly bombing in Afghanistan this month, many wondered: where does this leave the Taliban and their reclusive leader,...
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russian hackers who penetrated sensitive parts of the White House computer system last year read President Barack Obama's...
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The shooting occurred around midnight on Friday near the Zayyim checkpoint on the outskirts of East Jerusalem in the West Bank.
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A man scammed a South Korean steel company out of US$375,000 by claiming he worked with a Japanese talent agency that could help the company book a...
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Eight actors leave the set of an Adam Sandler spoof of Western movies after complaints about stereotypes, spurring debate in the industry.
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The Finnish “day fine” system, which factors in income when calculating penalties for infractions, is causing a debate in a nation with a strong...
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russian hackers who penetrated sensitive parts of the White House computer system last year read President Barack Obama's...
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KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal urged countries to send aid to help it cope with the aftermath of a devastating earthquake that killed nearly 1,400...
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Demonstrators supporting the relatives of ferry disaster victims gathered for a rally on the same downtown street where protesters violently clashed...
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US officials seek to improve coordination on rescue efforts and communication with families.
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Key contributors to a conservative group have received a special invitation: For US$50,000, they can shoot guns and hang out this June with Robert O'...
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The European Union's pharmaceuticals regulator has warned that children younger than 12 should not take codeine to treat coughs and colds.
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An eight-year-old who asked, "What if a girl wanted a pirate book?" has won a victory for equality, after children's publisher Scholastic stopped...
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Navinder Singh Sarao, whose trading is said to have wiped a trillion dollars of value from stocks in 2010, is not the usual Wall Street bad boy.
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The hackers dido not appear to have penetrated closely guarded servers that control the message traffic from President Obama’s personal BlackBerry,...


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