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Paralympics to get tough on scrotum-squeezing 'boosters'

By Wendell Roelf CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – Wheelchair-bound athletes could face tougher checks at next year's Rio Paralympics to stop them risking their health by sitting on their scrotums, or…

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Senate panel questions FDA nominee on drug prices, approvals

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the Food & Drug Administration defended his record on Tuesday as senators pressed him approximately rising drug prices, slow approval times…

The Latest: Sarkozy: Work with Russia to 'destroy' IS

PARIS (AP) — The latest on the deadly attacks in Paris. (All times local): ___ 12:45 p.m.

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Europe's populist right targets migration after Paris attacks

By Paul Taylor PARIS (Reuters) – Populist leaders around Europe rushed to demand an end to an influx of refugees & migrants from the Middle East & Africa on Saturday…

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US strike kills head of IS in Libya, Pentagon says

The head of the Islamic State group in Libya was killed in an air strike overnight, the Pentagon announced Saturday. Abu Nabil, moreover known as Wissam Najm Abd Zayd al…

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Top Asian News 12:43 p.m. GMT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine forces went on the highest alert Saturday following the deadly attacks in Paris, in a bid to ensure the safety of President Barack Obama &…

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FIFA panel fines Spanish football chief over conduct

ZURICH (Reuters) – FIFA's Ethics Committee said on Friday it had fined & warned Spanish football chief & veteran FIFA official Angel Maria Villar over his conduct in relation to…

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Four bidders won $14 million worth of bitcoin in last U.S. auction

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Marshals Service said on Thursday four winning bidders emerged from last week's auction of bitcoins seized during the prosecution of the creator of the…

Woman in Africa Survives Double Whammy of Ebola, Stroke

A middle-age woman in Africa who became infected with Ebola suffered a stroke during her bout with the virus yet managed to survive both maladies, according to a new report…

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Becky Watts 'Scared' Of Stepbrother's Threats

Becky Watts' best friend has told Sky News that the teenager was "scared" by death threats Nathan Matthews made in the months before he killed her. Matthews, Becky's stepbrother, was…