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Mother has 16 babies taken into care amid surge in newborn removals since 2007

The number of newborn babies taken into care in England has soared in recent years, according to a report. One mother had 16 babies taken away from her, it has…

New York, Washington bask in warm winter weather records

Shorts instead of scarves: New York City & the Washington area shattered or matched warm weather records Sunday for December 13, less than two weeks before the usually chilly Christmas…

Aamer Tells Extremists To 'Get The Hell Out'

Shaker Aamer, the last British resident held at Guantanamo Bay, has delivered a blunt message for Islamic extremists living in the UK to "get the hell out". Mr Aamer, 48,…

Guangzhou beats Club America to advance at Club World Cup

OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Paulinho scored in the final minute of stoppage time on Sunday as Chinese champions Guangzhou Evergrande beat Mexico's Club America 2-1 to advance to the semifinal…

ESM's Regling says IMF will participate in Greece's new bailout

ATHENS (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will take part in the Greek bailout programme with a small contribution, European Stability Mechanism (ESM) chief Klaus Regling said in a…

Saudi holds first ever election open to women

Covered from head to toe & driven by male guardians, Saudi women voted Saturday for the first time, in a tentative step towards easing sex discrimination in the ultra-conservative Islamic…

Samsung aid for sick workers comes with conditions, secrecy

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung's hopes of ending years of acrimony over whether its computer chip factories caused cancer have hit a hitch: some sickened workers & their families…

Gaga, Missy Elliott in tears after getting Billboard honors

NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga & Missy Elliott were in tears as they discussed the struggles they faced in their careers at an event honoring women in the music…

Renault-Nissan's French peace deal leaves investors underwhelmed

By Laurence Frost & Gilles Guillaume PARIS (Reuters) – The Renault-Nissan alliance drew a line under an eight-month power struggle with the French government on Friday, with a compromise deal…

Finmeccanica CEO says Westland Helicopters not for sale

ROME (Reuters) – Italy's Finmeccanica has not received any offer for the British arm of its helicopter business AgustaWestland & does not plan to sell it anyway, the aerospace &…