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Give posties public stamp of approval, union urges

The postal workers union is stepping up its campaign to protect the daily delivery service on one of the busiest days of the year for its members. The Communication Workers…

Vandals attack Facebook building in Germany

BERLIN (Reuters) – Vandals have damaged a building housing Facebook's offices in Hamburg, smashing glass, throwing paint & spraying "Facebook dislike" on a wall, police in the northern German city…

Malawi football club inks controversial tobacco deal

Malawi's most prestigious football team, Big Bullets have controversially inked a $900,000 (822,000 euros) sponsorship deal with a cigarette manufacturing company, attracting the wrath of a local rights group. The…

Croatia helps migrants settle by cooking 'taste of home'

In a family kitchen on the hilly outskirts of Zagreb, a group of chefs from Nigeria, Ethiopia & Croatia sprinkle salt into flour & grate orange zest as they whip…

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South Korea advises 'refrain' from travel to Paris after attacks

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea has issued a travel advisory for its citizens to refrain from visiting Paris after the Friday attacks that killed at least 129, its foreign ministry…

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4 more women join defamation suit against Bill Cosby

BOSTON (AP) — Four more women joined a federal lawsuit against Bill Cosby Friday, claiming the comedian sexually abused them & after defamed them by letting his representatives publicly label…

Ivo Karlovic beats Andreas Seppi in 2 sets in Vienna opener

VIENNA (AP) — Ivo Karlovic added 17 aces to his all-time record total while defeating Andreas Seppi of Italy 7-6 (5), 6-3 in the first round of the Erste Bank…

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Swiss fighter check on jet inflames Russian-French tensions

By Christian Lowe, John Miller & Marine Pennetier MOSCOW/ZURICH/PARIS (Reuters) – Switzerland's military said one of its fighter jets performed a routine identification check on a Russian plane in Swiss…