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China's devaluation spurs jitters in overseas yuan markets

HONG KONG (Reuters) – China's surprise devaluation caused shock waves in global currency markets on Tuesday, with investors fearing it could put sustained pressure on offshore yuan & debt sold…

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Car bomb kills five in Kabul, Afghan leader warns Pakistan

By Sayed Hassib & Mirwais Harooni KABUL (Reuters) – Afghan President Ashraf Ghani demanded that Pakistan crack down on the Taliban after a car bomb explosion near Kabul airport claimed…

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Child abuse scandal shocks Pakistan, families angry at police

By Mehreen Zahra-Malik HUSAIN KHAN WALA, Pakistan (Reuters) – Parents at the centre of a growing child abuse scandal in Pakistan have accused police of failing to do enough to…

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Trump gets backlash for slamming TV anchor popular with GOP

Donald Trump had already slammed the president, Democratic front-runner Hillary Rodham Clilnton & his Republican rivals in the race for the White House, as well as immigrants from Mexico, the…

Pakistan official hopes Kabul-Taliban talks to resume soon

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A close aide of Pakistan's prime minster says he is optimistic the stalled peace talks between Kabul & the Taliban will resume shortly in the interest of…

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Trinity reiterates 2015 profit target despite print ad slump

LONDON (Reuters) – British publisher Trinity Mirror said it expected to hit its profit forecasts for 2015 after cost cuts & growth in digital income softened the impact from the…

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A College Without Classes

MANCHESTER, Mich.—Had Daniella Kippnick followed in the footsteps of the hundreds of millions of students who have earned university degrees in the past millennium, she might be slumping in a…

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Court date for child sex charges footballer Adam Johnson

England footballer Adam Johnson will appear before a judge on child sex charges. The 27-year-old Sunderland winger will appear at Durham Crown Court for a case management hearing ahead of…

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Labour Party local groups endorse left-winger for leader

By Kylie MacLellan LONDON (Reuters) – The Labour Party moved a step closer to selecting a leader from its left wing on Saturday, after surprise contender Jeremy Corbyn received the…

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Cameron draws up plan to help tackle Calais migrant crisis

By Andrew Osborn LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister David Cameron drew up plans to assist France tackle a spike in attempts by migrants to enter Britain illegally via the Channel…