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Japan inflation, household spending slow in July, incomes up

TOKYO (AP) — Japan reports that its inflation rate fell slightly in July while household spending moreover edged lower, though incomes were boosted by higher bonus payments. The government reported…

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Amgen wins approval for second biotech cholesterol drug

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amgen Inc. has won federal approval for the second medicine in a new class of pricey biotech drugs that reduce artery-clogging cholesterol more than older statin drugs…

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Oil rebounds after sharp losses, but China worries weigh

By Henning Gloystein SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Crude oil markets recovered more than a percent on Tuesday after a sharp drop in the prior session, although prices held near 6-1/2-year lows…

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Expert with new theory on Nefertiti's tomb invited to Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptologist who believes Queen Nefertiti's crypt may be hidden behind King Tutankhamun's 3,300-year-old tomb in the famed Valley of the Kings has been invited to Cairo…

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Airbnb partners with China Broadband, Sequoia to expand in China

(Reuters) – Online home-rental marketplace Airbnb Inc said on Tuesday it was partnering with investment firms China Broadband Capital & Sequoia China to expand into the Chinese market & find…

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Ireland scraps heritage certificates presented to Tom Cruise, Obama

By Padraic Halpin DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ireland's call to its 70-million-strong diaspora to make a show of their ancestry at up to 120 euros ($132) each went largely unanswered &…

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Israel denies talks with Hamas

Israel said Monday it was not engaged in talks with Hamas following a flurry of media reports suggesting the two sides were discussing a long-term ceasefire. "Israel is officially clarifying…

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Colin Trevorrow to direct 'Star Wars: Episode IX'

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The force will awaken in just 125 days, yet "Star Wars" fans didn't learn anything new approximately the film at Disney's D23 convention on Saturday. Audiences…