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Pakistan cricketer Hasan banned for 2 years for doping

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan international cricketer Raza Hasan has failed a doping test & the Pakistan Cricket Board says it has banned the 22-year-old left-arm spinner for two years….

Iran adviser says US has 'no will' to fight Islamic State

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The chief of an elite unit in Iran's Revolutionary Guard has accused the U.S. of having "no will" to stop the Islamic State group after the…

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Nishikori off to strong start at French Open

PARIS (AP) — Fifth-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan eased into the second round of the French Open on Sunday, beating French wild-card Paul-Henri Mathieu 6-3, 7-5, 6-1. Winning 79 percent…

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Amazon changes tax practices in Europe as investigations continue – WSJ

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc has started booking revenue from retail sales in individual European countries, instead of channeling all sales through low-tax Luxembourg, the Wall Street Journal reported…

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KHL looks to expand into China

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kontinental Hockey League wants to expand into China, hoping to use a successful Chinese Winter Olympic bid to conquer the vast market. Beijing is the front-runner…

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UN Yemen talks face hurdles amid political bickering

Yemen's Houthi rebels have tentatively welcomed next week's UN-proposed peace talks in Geneva, yet the debate on who will attend the meeting is far from over, with Saudi Arabia saying…

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Cliff 'won't go back to raid home'

Sir Cliff Richard has put his UK home up for sale & has vowed never to return after it was raided by police, according to his friend, entertainer Cilla Black….

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Iran's Khamenei rules out interviews with nuclear scientists

By Parisa Hafezi ANKARA (Reuters) – Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said on Wednesday Tehran would not accept "unreasonable demands" by world powers over its disputed nuclear programme &…

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French govt: Forces killed al-Qaida-linked leader in Mali

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — French special forces killed a top chief of al-Qaida's affiliate in northern Mali who was suspected in high-profile killings & hostage-takings against French citizens, officials said…

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6 Chinese nationals accused of stealing US firms' technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal prosecutors have charged six Chinese nationals, including three who earned advanced degrees from the University of Southern California, with stealing wireless technology from a pair…