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In Tech: AI research center, Android Pay, OneDrive storage

Three billionaires who launched PayPal & then went on to even greater success in their next ventures are now trying to make sure that artificial intelligence does more satisfactory than…

Critics of Thai junta face charges of insulting monarchy

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's junta is stepping up its offensive against critics, with a military court on Tuesday sentencing a single mother to seven years in jail for posting material…

Think-tank warns of 'bleak' future for adult social care

The future of adult social care looks bleak, a leading think-tank has warned as it said not enough money is being spent on the sector. Despite a pledge from the…

Food safety debacles taint high-flying Chipotle

Chipotle Mexican Grill, the US burrito chain which surged in popularity on its natural & fresh ingredients, is facing tough questions after a pair of high-profile food safety debacles. The…

Yemen's Houthis says sent list of negotiators to U.N. for peace talks

DUBAI (Reuters) – The leader of Yemen's Houthis said on Thursday his movement had given the United Nations the names of its delegates to U.N.-sponsored peace talks due to start…

Somali forces arrest American fighting with Islamic rebels

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia's security forces on Monday arrested an American who was fighting with the Islamic extremist al-Shabab group, says an African Union official. Abdimalik Jones, who said…

C. African Republic attack kills 8, wounds UN peacekeeper

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The United Nations says armed men have attacked a Central African Republic site for people displaced by violence, killing eight civilians & wounding a peacekeeper. The…

Satellite photos show North Korea digging new nuclear tunnel – report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Satellite photographs from October & early November indicate North Korea is digging a new tunnel for nuclear testing, yet there are no signs that a such a…

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The Latest: Obama: US a leader in climate change progress

PARIS (AP) — The latest from the much-anticipated U.N. climate conference that gets underway in Paris on Monday. All times local: 6:25 p.m. President Barack Obama says American leadership is…

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European Commission approves Greek government aid to Piraeus Bank

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission approved on Sunday additional Greek government aid to the country's biggest lender Piraeus Bank on the basis of an amended restructuring plan after European…