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U.S. campaign rhetoric jeopardising resettlement of Syrian refugees – U.N.

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) – Campaign rhetoric in the United States is harming a vital U.S. resettlement programme for Syrian & other refugees fleeing war & persecution, the United…

Weird prehistoric beast conjures up images of 'Star Wars' queen

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) – What does a strange giraffe-like animal with three horns atop its head & a set of fangs that roamed Europe approximately 15 million years…

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NBR names 'Mad Max: Fury Road' best film of the year

NEW YORK (AP) — The National Board of Review has named the rollicking apocalyptic adventure "Mad Max: Fury Road" the best film of 2015. George Miller's latest installment in the…

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Japan Whale Hunt Resumes After One-Year Break

Japanese whaling ships have set sail for the Antarctic with plans to kill more than 300 mammals, despite international opposition. They are described as research vessels & the Japanese government…

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Britain yet to garner parliament support for Syria action – minister

By Elizabeth Piper LONDON (Reuters) – Britain's government has yet to drum up the support it needs to win parliamentary approval for launching air strikes against Islamic State militants in…

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Portugal's new PM promises break with austerity

Portugal's new socialist Prime Minister Antonio Costa promised to break "the spiral of austerity" while implementing a "moderate" programme that respects EU budgetary commitments. "The priority is economic growth, job…

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Stunning photos of Tibetan Buddhist monks and nuns at the Utmost Bliss Dharma Assembly

Thousands of Tibetan Buddhist monks & nuns gathered for the annual Utmost Bliss Dharma Assembly. The last of four annual assemblies, the week-long gathering takes place in the ninth month…

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Brazil's BTG Pactual confirms arrest of CEO, cooperating with probe

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian investment bank BTG Pactual SA confirmed that Chief Executive Andre Esteves was arrested on Wednesday & said it was available to cooperate with investigations. BTG…

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Lufthansa cabin crew to strike Thursday, Friday

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Lufthansa cabin crew have been called to another round of strikes starting Thursday & Friday, the head of trade union UFO, Nicoley Baublies, told Reuters on Monday….

Car emissions campaigners turn sights on Renault

By Andreas Cremer & Laurence Frost BERLIN/LONDON (Reuters) – Renault's flagship Espace minivan released toxic diesel emissions 25 times legal limits in a Swiss study, despite complying with EU tests…