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No indication California attackers 'part of organized group': White House

There is no indication that the shooters who killed 14 people in California are part of a larger terrorist group, the White House said Saturday, even as the Islamic State…

Yemen's president meets UN envoy in Aden

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi met with a U.N. envoy in Aden on Saturday to agree on peace talks with Shiite Houthi rebels set to…

Japan November PMI shows services sector growth slows slightly

TOKYO, (Reuters) – Japanese services sector activity expanded in November at a slightly slower pace than the previous month, a survey showed on Thursday, as growth in new business moderated…

California Supreme Court OKs organic labeling lawsuits

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Consumers have a right to file lawsuits under California law alleging food products are falsely labeled "organic," the state Supreme Court ruled. Thursday's ruling overturned a…

Audi supervisory board to pick VW CEO Mueller as chairman – sources

BERLIN (Reuters) – Audi's supervisory board will appoint Volkswagen Chief Executive Matthias Mueller as chairman at a meeting on Thursday evening, sources at the carmaker said. Mueller will replace long-time…

Top Asian News 4:09 p.m. GMT

The heaviest rainfall in more than 100 years has devastated swathes of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, with thousands forced to leave their submerged homes & schools, offices…

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Bad blood as Taylor Swift's Kiwi video shoot ruffles feathers

Conservationists in New Zealand on Thursday accused Taylor Swift of endangering a rare bird species while shooting a music video near Auckland yet the film's producers said they were responsible,…

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Top Asian News 3:12 p.m. GMT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Impoverished migrant workers in Thailand are sold or lured by false promises & forced to catch & process fish that ends up in global food giant Nestle…

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Top Asian News 8:31 a.m. GMT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Asia-Pacific leaders called Thursday for governments to urgently increase cooperation in the fight against terrorism as they held annual talks overshadowed by the Paris attacks. A…

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Oil prices edge up on short covering, but oversupply still bites

By Henning Gloystein SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Crude oil prices edged up on Thursday yet still struggled to break away from the $40 (26 pounds)-per-barrel mark as oversupply & high inventories…