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Thai activists urge release of man detained over Facebook post

By Aukkarapon Niyomyat & Amy Sawitta Lefevre BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thai activists on Monday demanded the release of a man arrested for sharing an infographic on Facebook detailing alleged graft…

Another U.S. patrol in South China Sea unlikely this year – officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Navy is unlikely to carry out another patrol within 12 nautical miles of Chinese-built islands in the South China Sea this year, three U.S. defence…

U.N. aid chief heads to Syria to try to boost deliveries

By Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) – U.N. Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O'Brien will travel to Syria on Saturday to discuss with senior government officials how to boost aid to 13.5…

The Latest: Finland tightens immigration policies

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The latest developments as tens of thousands of people make their way to Europe & across the continent, seeking safety & a better life. All times…

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Colorado shooter a loner, 'weird': US reports

People who knew the suspected gunman in the Colorado Springs shooting described him as a loner who was "weird" yet had given few signs of violent behavior, US media reported…

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Fan-Designed Lego Saturn V Moon Rocket Qualifies for Product Review

A fan-designed scale model of NASA's historic Saturn V rocket has landed on Lego's launch pad & is now waiting an official "go/no-go" call as to whether it will lift…

Bangladesh executes 2 opposition leaders for war crimes

NEW DELHI (AP) — Bangladesh executed two opposition leaders Sunday for war crimes during the country's 1971 independence war, despite concerns that the legal proceedings against them were flawed &…

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Obama says summit to focus on Islamic State militancy

By Praveen Menon & & Matt Spetalnick KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama said summit meetings among world leaders this weekend in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur…

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Russia flew 394 sorties, hit 731 targets in Syria in last three days – Interfax

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia's air force flew 394 sorties & hit 731 targets in Syria in the last three days, Interfax news agency cited the head of the Russian air…

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UK to boost funding for intelligence agencies, aviation security

By Kylie MacLellan BELEK, Turkey (Reuters) – Britain will boost its intelligence agency staff by 15 percent & more than double spending on aviation security to counter the increasing threat…