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Brazilian striker Patric responds to racist tweet in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese league is investigating a racist tweet posted by a fan claiming to be a supporter of the Urawa Reds targeting Gamba Osaka's Brazilian striker Patric….


Obama heads to Paris with hope for climate change deal

US President Barack Obama left Washington for Paris Sunday to take part in a United Nations climate summit aimed at reaching a deal to curb global warming. Air Force One,…


Iran demands closure of UN nuclear watchdog probe

Iran said Sunday there would be no final implementation of a nuclear deal with world powers unless a probe into allegations of past weapons research is closed. The declaration, by…


Britons head online in hunt for Black Friday bargains

By James Davey & Li-mei Hoang LONDON (Reuters) – Britons splashed out on "Black Friday" bargains on Friday yet many opted to go online rather than head to the shops…


VPS Healthcare will make Al Noor bid before takeover panel deadline – sources

ABU DHABI (Reuters) – VPS Healthcare will make a bid for Al Noor Hospitals before the Dec. 8 deadline set by the U.K. Takeover Panel, two sources aware of the…


Bowie makes cosmic return with first single from new album

British rock icon David Bowie on Friday took another dive into the space theme that has run throughout his career, releasing "Blackstar", the first single from his album of the…


Iran says US reporter Jason Rezaian sentenced to jail

Iran on Sunday confirmed that it had sentenced Iranian-American Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian to an unspecified prison term following his conviction last month on charges including espionage. "The verdict…

Iran Sentences Washington Post Journalist

Iran says it has sentenced Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian to prison for spying. Without elaborating, Iranian judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejeie reportedly told a weekly news conference in Tehran: "The…


Foreign drone crashes in southern Iran

DUBAI (Reuters) – A foreign surveillance drone crashed on Saturday in southern Iran near Shush city in Khuzestan province, the governor was quoted as saying by the Fars news agency….


Russia gave U.S. advance notice of Syria strikes several times since Paris attacks – U.S. official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Russia has given the United States advance notice before it conducts air strikes in Syria at least three times since last week's attacks in Paris, a U.S….