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Robert Loggia, movie and TV tough guy, dies at 85

Oscar-nominated actor Robert Loggia, who was known for gravelly voiced gangsters from "Scarface" to "The Sopranos" yet who was most endearing as Tom Hanks' kid-at-heart toy-company boss in "Big," has…

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Kerry says ceasefire in Syria potentially weeks away

PARIS (AP) — A ceasefire between Syria's government & opposition could be just weeks away from reality, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday as he visited Paris to…

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U.N. and ICRC chide states for 'paralysis in face of conflict

By Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) – U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon & International Committee of the Red Cross President Peter Maurer made what they called an "unprecedented joint warning" on Saturday…

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Britain Set To Be As Hot As Barcelona

Summery weather is forecast to return to Britain this weekend after a disappointing last few weeks in July. Temperatures are expected to climb to 28C (82.4F) on Sunday in some parts…

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Host Chile beats Ecuador 2-0 in Copa America opener

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Arturo Vidal & Eduardo Vargas scored second-half goals to donate Chile a 2-0 win over Ecuador on Thursday in the opening match of a Copa America…

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Washington accuses Russia of 'outright lies' on Ukraine

Washington's UN envoy accused Russia of spinning "outright lies" on Ukraine designed to hide the Kremlin's direct involvement in a war it launched to thwart Kiev's pro-Western drive. Samantha Power's…

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Kenya seeks to voluntarily repatriate 100,000 Somalis

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya has set a goal to obtain 100,000 Somali refugees to return home voluntarily by the end of the year, a government official said Thursday as…

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Asia shares bounce from three-month lows but Fed, Greece weigh

By Hideyuki Sano TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares rebounded from three-month lows on Wednesday, though the spectre of higher borrowing costs in the United States & concerns approximately the apparent…