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Typhoon threatens central Philippines, 750,000 evacuated

By Manuel Mogato MANILA (Reuters) – Hundreds of thousands of people were evacuated from the central Philippines on Monday as a typhoon with winds of up to 150 kph (95…

Ecuador signs deal with Sweden for Assange questioning

QUITO (Reuters) – Ecuador & Sweden have signed a pact that would allow WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to be questioned at Ecuador's embassy in London where he has been for…

China's Alibaba pays $266M for influential HK newspaper

HONG KONG (AP) — E-commerce company Alibaba is buying Hong Kong's South China Morning Post for 2.06 billion Hong Kong dollars ($266 million), it said Monday, in a deal that's…

Singapore court rules North Korea-linked shipper guilty in illegal arms case

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – A district court in Singapore on Monday found Chinpo Shipping, a company implicated in an illegal shipment of arms on a North Korean container ship, guilty of…

Powers back unity government in Libya to deter Islamic State

By Lesley Wroughton & Steve Scherer ROME (Reuters) – Global powers on Sunday backed the formation of a national unity government in Libya, pledging economic & security support to assist…

Boris Johnson: UK needs EU opt-out to control migration

Britain should be granted an opt-out from European Union laws to allow the Government to control migration, Boris Johnson has said. EU leaders are "radically & dangerously misreading" David Cameron…

Four Charged Over 'Prison Van Break Plot'

Four men have been charged in connection with an alleged plot to spring two convicts from a prison van, during which a man was shot dead by police. The men…

Failing Children's Services Face Takeover, Says PM

Local authority children's services that are putting the lives of young people at risk will be taken over by other councils & charities, David Cameron has announced. The Prime Minister…

French far right fails to win any regions – election exit polls

By Ingrid Melander & Michel Rose PARIS (Reuters) – Marine Le Pen's National Front failed to win any regions in French elections on Sunday as Socialist tactical voting handed power…

New York attorney general solicits help from the public in broadband probe

By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) – New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman invited the public on Sunday to test the speed of their Internet & submit the results online…