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Atletico pulls even with Barca at top of Liga, Madrid loses

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Real Madrid lost 1-0 at Villarreal to fall five points behind the Spanish league's two frontrunners on Sunday, after Atletico Madrid pulled level with leader Barcelona…

Aamer Tells Extremists To 'Get The Hell Out'

Shaker Aamer, the last British resident held at Guantanamo Bay, has delivered a blunt message for Islamic extremists living in the UK to "get the hell out". Mr Aamer, 48,…

Thousands march against Polish govt as constitutional spat drags on

WARSAW (Reuters) – Tens of thousands marched through Warsaw on Saturday to protest against what they called the "democratorship" of the month-old conservative government, as Poland remained locked in a…

High court to consider Army Corps' decision on wetlands

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will consider the rights of businesses & landowners that the Army Corps of Engineers has determined are subject to the federal Clean Water Act….

Twitter looks to make money from ads aimed at logged-out users

By Anya George Tharakan (Reuters) – Twitter Inc said it was testing a feature to show advertisements to people who read tweets without logging in, as it tries to make…

Mexican safety agency approves first use of dengue vaccine

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican health authorities approved the first vaccine to gain official acceptance for use against the dengue virus, which sickens approximately 100 million people every year, mostly…

Health officials: Norovirus present at Boston Chipotle

BOSTON (AP) — Public health officials in Boston say lab testing has confirmed the presence of norovirus at a Chipotle restaurant near the Boston College campus that sickened more than…

World's first dengue fever vaccine cleared by Mexico

The world's first dengue vaccine won regulatory approval in Mexico on Wednesday, raising hopes that it could prevent more than 100 deaths there a year & eventually perhaps millions around…

AT&T CEO hints at launching mobile video streaming service

By Malathi Nayak & Supantha Mukherjee (Reuters) – AT&T Inc Chief Executive Randall Stephenson on Tuesday hinted at launching a mobile video streaming service as early as January to target…

Petition to ban Trump from Britain tops 230,000

A petition to ban US presidential hopeful Donald Trump from Britain reached more than 230,000 signatures on Wednesday after the Republican frontrunner called for a ban on Muslims entering the…