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Government delays decision on airport expansion

LONDON (Reuters) – The government delayed on Thursday the politically-charged decision of where to build a new airport runway in the densely populated southeast of the country for at least…

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Osborne sticks to budget target, scraps cuts to tax credits

By William Schomberg & David Milliken LONDON (Reuters) – Chancellor George Osborne surprised his critics by sticking with his budget surplus target for the end of the decade, even as…

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Man pleads guilty to killing 5 relatives with meat cleaver

NEW YORK (AP) — A Chinese immigrant who authorities said butchered five relatives with a meat cleaver, including four small children, will serve at least 125 years in prison after…

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Cameron: Labour A Threat To Family Security

David Cameron will claim the Labour party is a "clear threat to the financial security of every family in Britain" in a speech after today. The Prime Minister will say…

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Barcelona's Messi wins UEFA Best Player in Europe award

MONACO (AP) — Lionel Messi added another individual trophy to his collection Thursday, being voted UEFA's Best Player in Europe for last season. The Barcelona star beat Luis Suarez, his…

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Puerto Rico governor says island can't pay its public debt

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The governor is warning that Puerto Rico can't pay its $72 billion public debt, delivering another jolt to the recession-gripped U.S. island as well…

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Greece imposes capital controls, banks to remain shut

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's five-year financial crisis took its most dramatic turn yet, with the cabinet deciding after an 8-hour session that Greek banks would remain shut for six…

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Thailand scrambles to boost image on human trafficking

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand is eager to show its newfound toughness on human trafficking, taking reporters on patrols & tours of former camps, cooperating with neighboring countries & the U.S.,…

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Election nerves pushed down asking prices for English homes – Rightmove

LONDON (Reuters) – The price of homes for sale in England & Wales fell in the run-up to the May 7 national election & are likely to start picking up…