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Drug convicts executed in Indonesia, Filipina not among them: media »



CILACAP, Indonesia (Reuters) – Eight drug convicts were executed by an Indonesian firing squad early on Wednesday but a Filipina who was on death row with the Australians, Nigerians, a Brazilian and an Indonesian was unexpectedly not among them, local media reports said. Powered by…

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U.S. says Iranian forces fire on and board cargo ship in Gulf »


DUBAI/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Iranian forces boarded a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo ship in the Gulf on Tuesday after patrol boats fired warning shots across its bow and ordered it deeper into Iranian waters, the Pentagon said. Powered by WPeMatico…

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Obama hosts Japan's Abe, hails alliance as 'indestructible' »

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Hailing the U.S.-Japan partnership as “indestructible,” President Barack Obama on Tuesday hosted Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during a visit to showcase deeper defense ties and advance a Pacific trade pact as the two allies seek to counter China’s growing power in the…

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Financial markets

Apple's blockbuster quarter eases doubts about growth »

April 28 (Reuters) – Apple Inc’s blowout second quarter, coming after record iPhone sales in the holiday shopping season, laid to rest doubts that the…

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UPDATE 1-Citigroup leaders win shareholder support as stock lags »

NEW YORK, April 28 (Reuters) – Citigroup Inc shareholders re-elected directors and overwhelmingly sided with the board on proposals at their annual meeting on Tuesday…

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U.S. sells $35 bln 5-year notes to solid demand »

NEW YORK, April 28 (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury Department on Tuesday sold $35 billion in five-year government securities to solid demand, bringing their yield…

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Smart planning for your political dollars »

NEW YORK (Reuters) – If you want a picture with the next president of the United States, get out your checkbook. The sooner you give…

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UPS CFO – Europe plans unchanged by possible TNT deal »

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Package delivery giant UPS does not expect to change its current expansion plan in Europe despite a recent acquisition bid by main…

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World Sport

Baseball's Orioles postpone game in riot-scarred Baltimore


(Reuters) – The baseball game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Chicago White Sox scheduled for Tuesday night in Baltimore has been postponed team officials said following recent…

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Wimbledon the richest slam but prize money rises slow


LONDON (Reuters) – The prolific acceleration in the size of the overall prize money pot at Wimbledon is slowing but the grasscourt championships remains the richest of the…

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Panel detail Lee's negligent practices in doping case


KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – For seven years, Lee Chong Wei, one of badminton’s finest athletes, took cordyceps tablets from unmarked containers on the advice of a mysterious friend…

Apr 28 2015 / Read More »

Europe captain Koch heaps Solheim pressure on U.S.


LONDON (Reuters) – Europe’s Solheim Cup skipper Carin Koch believes all the pressure will be on opposite number Juli Inkster and her United States side at the biennial…

Apr 28 2015 / Read More »

Australia backs away from top-five medals goal at Rio


MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australian sport has moved to dampen expectations of a big medal haul at the Rio Olympics by admitting that the goal to finish in the…

Apr 28 2015 / Read More »

Zebrafish 'inner ear' development wins science video prize


This is a video of a lateral line, an organ that allows fish to sense water movement, developing in a zebra fish. Powered by WPeMatico…

Apr 27 2015 / Read More »

EBay adds weight to Google's Brussels antitrust defense: FT


(Reuters) – EBay Inc Chief Executive John Donahoe has added weight to Google Inc’s defense in an antitrust case, saying the two companies are direct competitors in online…

Apr 27 2015 / Read More »

Orange boss sees end to French telecom price war


PARIS (Reuters) – The chief executive of France’s telecom leader Orange said on Saturday he believed the price war in the national telecoms sector was coming to a…

Apr 25 2015 / Read More »

Hunt for ancient royal tomb in Mexico takes mercurial twist


TEOTIHUACAN, Mexico (Reuters) – A Mexican archeologist hunting for a royal tomb in a deep, dark tunnel beneath a towering pre-Aztec pyramid has made a discovery that may…

Apr 24 2015 / Read More »
Business News

McDonald's raising average worker wage to about $10 an hour

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – McDonald’s Corp plans to raise the average pay of about 90,000 U.S. workers to around $10 an hour, but the increase will not benefit…

Apr 1 2015 / Read More »

U.S. judge orders temporary block of Allegiant Air pilot strike

(Reuters) – A U.S. judge issued an order Wednesday temporarily blocking Allegiant Air pilots from striking unlawfully after they announced a Thursday walkout. Powered by WPeMatico…

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Morgan Stanley boosts CEO pay to $16 mln in 2014: filing

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Morgan Stanley’s board boosted Chairman and Chief Executive James Gorman’s compensation by one-third last year, saying the bank’s performance was “strong” but had “room…

Apr 1 2015 / Read More »

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