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South Sudan sexual violence 'rampant,' two-year-old raped: U.N. »

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UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Rape and other forms of sexual violence by all sides in South Sudan’s civil war have become so widespread that a 2-year-old child was among the victims, the U.N. special representative on sexual violence in armed conflict said on Monday. Powered…

Oct 21 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Chile ex-mayor arrested, charged with Pinochet-era crimes »

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SANTIAGO (Reuters) – The ex-mayor of an upscale Santiago neighborhood was arrested and charged on Monday in connection with an ongoing investigation into human rights crimes committed in Chile during General Augusto Pinochet’s 1973-1990 dictatorship. Powered by WPeMatico…

Oct 20 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Polls shows Rousseff gaining momentum as Brazil election nears »

RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA (Reuters) – President Dilma Rousseff is gaining momentum but remains locked in a dead heat with challenger Aecio Neves ahead of Sunday’s runoff to Brazil’s presidential election, two surveys showed on Monday. Powered by WPeMatico…

Oct 20 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Financial markets

Ebola fear factor subsides in U.S. financial markets »

NEW YORK, Oct 20 (Reuters) – Investors should expect more calm to return to U.S. equity markets after some of the most volatile trading since…

Oct 20 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

U.S. airlines raise fares by $2 on average »

Oct 20 (Reuters) – Major U.S. airlines have raised domestic one-way fares by $2 on average since Thursday, marking the first industry wide increase in…

Oct 20 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Lockheed says has plan to catch up on F-35 deliveries by year-end »

WASHINGTON, Oct 20 (Reuters) – Lockheed Martin Corp on Monday confirmed that it had delivered just 22 of 36 F-35 fighter jets promised to the…

Oct 20 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Australia shares set for a firm start on Wall Street »

SYDNEY, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Australian shares are poised for a firm start on Tuesday, tracking Wall Street, which edged higher on strong corporate earnings.…

Oct 20 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

AbbVie says $55 billion acquisition of Shire officially dead »

(Reuters) – U.S. drugmaker AbbVie Inc said on Monday it has reached agreement with Shire Plc to officially call off its proposed $55 billion purchase…

Oct 20 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
World Sport

Waiting game over for Cinderella Royals

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(Reuters) – The waiting game will soon be over for the Kansas City Royals, who last played for the World Series crown 29 years ago and who host…

Oct 20 2014 / Read More »

Ailing Nadal eases into Swiss Indoors second round

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LONDON (Reuters) – Rafa Nadal did not appear to be affected by his appendicitis problems as he charged into the second round of the Swiss Indoors with a…

Oct 20 2014 / Read More »

NFL, others file lawsuit to block New Jersey sports betting

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(Reuters) – The National Football League and other sports leagues filed a lawsuit on Monday in an attempt to block New Jersey from offering legalized wagering on sporting…

Oct 20 2014 / Read More »

Brawn and Domenicali on Bianchi accident panel

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LONDON (Reuters) – Former Ferrari boss Stefano Domenicali and ex-Mercedes principal Ross Brawn will be part of a panel reviewing Formula One safety in the wake of Jules…

Oct 20 2014 / Read More »

Kings' Voynov suspended by NHL after domestic violence arrest

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(Reuters) – Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov was suspended indefinitely by the National Hockey League following his arrest early Monday on charges of domestic violence, the league…

Oct 20 2014 / Read More »
Technology

Facebook sues lawyers for pursuing dubious Ceglia lawsuit

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Facebook Inc and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg have sued several lawyers who represented Paul Ceglia, claiming they helped the upstate New York entrepreneur pursue…

Oct 20 2014 / Read More »

Comet makes rare close pass by Mars as spacecraft watch

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A comet from the outer reaches of the solar system on Sunday made a rare, close pass by Mars where a fleet of robotic…

Oct 19 2014 / Read More »

GMO labeling foes spend big on campaigns in Oregon, Colorado

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(Reuters) – Opponents of GMO food labeling proposals on the ballot next month in Oregon and Colorado have contributed roughly $20 million for campaigning against the proposed laws,…

Oct 18 2014 / Read More »

U.S. Air Force lands robotic X-37B space plane in California

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The U.S. military landed its X-37B robotic space plane at Vandenberg Air Force Base in central California on Friday, ending a classified 22-month mission…

Oct 17 2014 / Read More »
Motorsport

Stoner urges Rossi to step up to the plate in 2012 season

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(DNN) — World champion Casey Stoner is urging seven-time MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi to put a disappointing 2011 behind him and mount a serious challenge on his Ducati…

Jan 23 2012 / Read More »

Williams keep Maldonado for 2012

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(DNN) — Pastor Maldonado will once again compete in Formula One’s world championship next year, after Williams announced the Venezuelan will retain his seat for the 2012 season.…

Dec 2 2011 / Read More »
Business News

Wall Street tumbles on Ebola fears; small caps drop

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks dropped more than 1 percent on Wednesday as the first diagnosis of Ebola in a patient in the United States spooked investors,…

Oct 2 2014 / Read More »

Strong sterling could mask UK price pressures: Bank of England's Forbes

LONDON (Reuters) – The Bank of England must watch for signs that sterling’s recent strength has masked underlying inflation pressures in Britain, one of the central bank’s newest…

Oct 1 2014 / Read More »

Pimco Total Return Fund posts record $23.5 billion net outflow in Sept.

(Reuters) – Pacific Investment Management Co suffered a record $23.5 billion of withdrawals from its flagship Pimco Total Return Fund in September, with its largest daily outflow occurring…

Oct 1 2014 / Read More »

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