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Sisi loyalists sweep list seats in Egypt's election

CAIRO (Reuters) – An electoral alliance loyal to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has picked up all 60 list seats up for grabs in the second & final round of…

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Exclusive: Three Goldman bankers leave for Uber as tech world raids Wall Street talent

By Olivia Oran & Heather Somerville NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Three mid-level bankers in Goldman Sachs Group Inc's technology investment banking group in San Francisco have left to take…

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Pfizer/Allergan mega-merger pushes M&A levels to all-time high

LONDON (Reuters) – Worldwide levels of M&A have reached an all-time high, breaking the previous record set before the crisis, according to Thomson Reuters data. The tie-up between pharmaceutical companies…

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Agency: 19 people ill in E. coli outbreak tied to Costco

SEATTLE (AP) — Nineteen people in seven states, including Washington & California, have contracted E. coli in an outbreak linked to chicken salad bought at Costco, federal health officials said…

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Britain's Prince William honours Africa conservationists

Britain's Prince William on Tuesday honoured three conservationists for their work in Africa, including the director of one of the continent's oldest national parks who survived a gun attack. Emmanuel…

Factbox – Russia-Turkey economic and trade relations

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Turkey shot down a Russian warplane near the Syrian border on Tuesday saying it had repeatedly violated its air space, one of the most serious publicly acknowledged…

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Obama – U.S., France stand united against Islamic State, terrorism

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama said on Tuesday the United States & France will stand united to fight Islamic State militants following the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris, pledging…

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Turkey informed United Nations in writing over downed jet – diplomatic sources

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey has informed United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon & the five members of the U.N. Security Council in writing over the downing of Russian warplane, Turkish diplomatic…

U.N. panel to review airport security after Egypt plane crash

By Allison Lampert MONTREAL (Reuters) – The United Nations' aviation agency said on Monday its panel of security experts will review ways to better protect airports from terrorism following concerns…

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Retailers give shoppers new reasons to use mobile phones in stores

By Kylie Gumpert NEW YORK (Reuters) – At some Macy's outlets this holiday season, shoppers who download the retailer’s app will be able to use their smart phones to guide…