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Iran's Khamenei calls for Syrian elections to solve crisis

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran's top authority said elections should be held in Syria to end the civil war there & criticized foreign powers that arm & fund Syrian opposition fighters,…

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Man arrested after Birmingham double shooting freed on bail

A man arrested in connection with a double shooting which left one man dead & another critically injured has been released on police bail. The 27-year-old suspect was questioned over…

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England, Wales have new law on female genital mutilation

LONDON (AP) — A new law requiring professionals to report cases of female genital mutilation to police for those under 18 is being introduced in England & Wales, yet some…

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Halloween in Space: A Vampire Astronaut and Nightmare in Orbit

You might masquerade as an astronaut for Halloween, yet what approximately when astronauts dress up? Here's how one spacefarer celebrated the spooky season. In search of eerie holiday cheer, Space.com…

Stocks gain, headed for best month in four years

By Rodrigo Campos & Herbert Lash NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil gained & global equity markets edged higher on Friday as investors mulled a year-end rally, with major stock indices…

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Bank of England says bank capital levels 'not in the wrong ballpark'

By Huw Jones LONDON (Reuters) – This year's stress tests of Britain's major banks will not become an excuse for regulators to ratchet up capital requirements without justification, a senior…

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Airbus lifts jet output, dismisses glut concerns

By Tim Hepher & Cyril Altmeyer PARIS (Reuters) – Europe's Airbus pledged to increase production of its popular A320 & dismissed growing concerns approximately the jetliner market on Friday, putting…

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Africa puts security hopes in foreign-funded, home-grown strike force

By Wendell Roelf LOHATLA COMBAT TRAINING BASE (Reuters) – Backed by tanks, armoured vehicles & plenty of EU cash, thousands of African soldiers took on an imaginary enemy in the…

Africa's vulture populations are under threat

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Conservationists have long warned of increasing threats to Africa's populations of rhinos, elephants & other wildlife. Now add vultures to the list. BirdLife International, a conservation group,…

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Cars, guns and watches seized as Thai royal insult probe widens

By Amy Sawitta Lefevre & Aukkarapon Niyomyat BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thai police on Wednesday widened a major probe into a network of people charged with insulting the monarchy, which has…