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US sanctions Syria for buying oil from Islamic State group

The United States imposed sanctions Wednesday on supporters of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government, including a middleman it alleged buys oil for the regime from the Islamic State group. "The…

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Osborne moves to protect core science funding

Chancellor George Osborne has bowed to pressure from scientists to protect their core government funding from the effects of inflation. In his Autumn Statement, Mr Osborne said the science resource…

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Exclusive: Three Goldman bankers leave for Uber as tech world raids Wall Street talent

By Olivia Oran & Heather Somerville NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Three mid-level bankers in Goldman Sachs Group Inc's technology investment banking group in San Francisco have left to take…

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Pfizer/Allergan mega-merger pushes M&A levels to all-time high

LONDON (Reuters) – Worldwide levels of M&A have reached an all-time high, breaking the previous record set before the crisis, according to Thomson Reuters data. The tie-up between pharmaceutical companies…

UNHCR decries restrictions on refugees, upholds right to asylum

GENEVA (Reuters) – About 1,000 refugees & migrants are stuck at the main crossing point into Macedonia from Greece as people of certain nationalities are denied entry in contravention of…

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Clinton: Stances against refugees could hurt law enforcement

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton said Monday that hardline stances against admitting refugees to the United States are a mistake because they injure law enforcement's ability to build…

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Bangladesh protests to Pakistan over remarks on executions

DHAKA (Reuters) – Bangladesh protested to Pakistan on Monday over what it said was interference in its internal affairs in comments approximately the hanging of two opposition leaders convicted of…

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Long-lost Faulkner play published for the first time

NEW YORK (AP) — "'Twixt Cup & Lip," written shortly after World War I & being published for the first time, is a one-act comedy in which a modern, free-thinking…

The Latest: No specific intel about Paris-type threat to US

BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the deadly attacks in Paris & the heightened security in Europe (All times local): 4:10 p.m. The U.S. Homeland Security secretary says American officials…

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Neurotic priests scare me, says Pope

Pope Francis on Friday described some Catholic priests as so scary & neurotic he keeps well away from them. In comments that had his audience chuckling at a conference on…