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Stoke can attract more top talent, says Hughes

(Reuters) – Xherdan Shaqiri impressive performance in Stoke City's dismantling of Manchester City at the weekend has left manager Mark Hughes optimistic his side will attract more top talent from…

Robert Loggia, movie and TV tough guy, dies at 85

Oscar-nominated actor Robert Loggia, who was known for gravelly voiced gangsters from "Scarface" to "The Sopranos" yet who was most endearing as Tom Hanks' kid-at-heart toy-company boss in "Big," has…

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Obama says supports Turkey's right to defend itself

PARIS (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that he supports Turkey's right to defend itself following the downing of a Russian warplane by Turkish jets along the…

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European Commission approves Greek government aid to Piraeus Bank

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission approved on Sunday additional Greek government aid to the country's biggest lender Piraeus Bank on the basis of an amended restructuring plan after European…

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Oscar voters honor Lee, Rowlands, Reynolds at gala

By Bob Tourtellotte LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Oscar voters on Saturday gave honorary awards to three movie veterans, including director Spike Lee, at a gala event that shone a spotlight…

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Spike Lee calls for diversity as he accepts honorary Oscar

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Spike Lee told an audience of entertainment luminaries that it's easier for a black person to become President of the United States than head of a…

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EU To Offer Africa Deals To Take Back Migrants

European leaders will promise a trust fund worth €1.8bn if African countries do more to assist the refugee & migrant crisis. A summit beginning in Malta today brings together representatives…

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French court orders toilets, trash collection at Calais migrant camp

PARIS (Reuters) – A French court has ordered the authorities to build new toilets & water standpipes at the makeshift camp in Calais where thousands of migrants are living, hoping…

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Chile doubles down on prosecutions for Pinochet-era crimes

By Gram Slattery SANTIAGO (Reuters) – For nearly three decades after Veronica de Negri's 19-year-old son Rodrigo Rojas was burned to death by Chilean soldiers during the dictatorship of Augusto…

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North Korea digging tunnel at nuclear test site, possibly for future test – report

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea is digging a new tunnel at its nuclear test site with an eye to conducting more tests of atomic devices in the future, a South…