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Asian shares slip, dollar close to eight-month peak

By Lisa Twaronite & Hideyuki Sano TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares struggled on Tuesday after a healthcare mega-merger failed to impress Wall Street, while the dollar took a breather from…

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Ohio beats Norfolk State 93-71

ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) — Gavin Block scored 19 points off the bench to lead five players in double figures as Ohio beat Norfolk State 93-71 on Saturday…

Guo Jie, oldest surviving Olympian, dies at 103

BEIJING (AP) — Guo Jie, a former Chinese discus thrower who was the world's oldest surviving Olympian, has died. He was 103. The official Xinhua News Agency said Guo died…

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Bahrain rejects death sentence appeal by 2 over 2014 bombing

MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — Authorities in Bahrain say an appeal by two men sentenced to death over the bombing that killed a police officer in 2014 has been rejected. Prosecutor…

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Egyptian Museum marks 113th anniversary amid tourism slump

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities sought to project an upbeat tone as the country on Monday marked the 113th anniversary of its famed Egyptian Museum, the home of the world's…

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Old laws collide with digital reality in teen sexting cases

CANON CITY, Colo. (AP) — Educators in a small Colorado town say they had no choice yet alert police when they discovered that many high-schoolers were using a cellphone app…

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VW labour boss says emissions scandal could involve 100 people

BERLIN (Reuters) – Volkswagen works council chief Bernd Osterloh does not know whether diesel emission manipulations committed by the company involved 10, 50 or even 100 people, he told German…

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Undercover Israeli troops raid hospital, kill Palestinian

HEBRON, West Bank (Reuters) – Israeli undercover forces raided a West Bank hospital on Thursday & shot dead a Palestinian during an attempt to detain another man suspected of carrying…

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Alarm over pollution in Delhi dampens Diwali fireworks boom

NEW DELHI (AP) — Air pollution levels have shot up across the Indian capital to severe-to-critical levels, a day after fireworks during the Hindu holiday of Diwali, leading to a…

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Thailand returns 14 smuggled orangutans to Indonesia

By Patpicha Tanakasempipat BANGKOK (Reuters) – Fourteen orangutans smuggled into Thailand illegally were sent back to Indonesia on Thursday, yet the operation was not without incident — one of the…