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Kerry welcomes IAEA decision to close nuclear arms probe of Iran

MOSCOW/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday welcomed the U.N. nuclear watchdog's decision to close its investigation into whether Iran once had a secret nuclear weapons…

Guangzhou beats Club America to advance at Club World Cup

OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Paulinho scored in the final minute of stoppage time on Sunday as Chinese champions Guangzhou Evergrande beat Mexico's Club America 2-1 to advance to the semifinal…

Ex-UK Guantanamo detainee denounces extremism

LONDON (AP) — The last British resident held at Guantanamo Bay has denounced extremism in his first interview since being released in October. Shaker Aamer told the Mail on Sunday…

Tarantino proud of blizzard and blood tale 'The Hateful Eight'

LONDON (Reuters) – In "The Hateful Eight", Quentin Tarantino tells the story of bounty hunters in post-Civil War Wyoming with a script the director said he was proud of just…

Musical 'Elf' returns to New York led by Eric Petersen

NEW YORK (AP) — The Christmas musical based on Will Ferrell's movie "Elf" has returned to New York for the holidays, led by a stage & TV veteran whose oldest…

Fewer teens are driving drunk, national survey says

NEW YORK (AP) — A government survey shows fewer teens & young adults say they drive drunk. Last year, nearly 7 percent said they'd recently driven while under the influence…

NICE endorses Novartis heart drug for some patients

LONDON (Reuters) – Novartis's huge new drug hope Entresto has been recommended for use in some patients with heart failure by Britain's cost agency NICE, which said on Friday it…

Iran's health minister: Swine flu kills 42 across country

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's healthy minister says an outbreak of swine flu has killed at least 42 people in the country over the past month. Hassan Ghazizadeh Hashemi says…

Iran says Islamic State-linked groups at Riyadh talks – Fars agency

ANKARA (Reuters) – Iran said on Thursday that some groups linked to the Islamic State militant group were involved in the talks in Riyadh to discuss forming a delegation for…

World's first dengue fever vaccine cleared by Mexico

The world's first dengue vaccine won regulatory approval in Mexico on Wednesday, raising hopes that it could prevent more than 100 deaths there a year & eventually perhaps millions around…