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Air strikes hit Kobani as Kurdish peshmerga prepare to enter »

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SURUC Turkey (Reuters) – U.S.-led air strikes hit Islamic State positions around the Syrian border town of Kobani on Friday in an apparent bid to pave the way for heavily-armed Kurdish peshmerga forces to enter from neighboring Turkey. Powered by WPeMatico…

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Thousands flood streets in Burkina Faso to press Compaore to go »

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OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Burkina Faso on Friday to press President Blaise Compaore to step down, a day after the army dissolved parliament and announced a transitional government in the face of violent mass protests. Powered…

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Gazprom to resume gas supply after Ukraine pays $2.2 billion »

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia may restart gas supply to Ukraine as soon as next week if Kiev pays $2.2 billion worth of debt and pre-payments, gas export monopoly Gazprom said on Friday, under a deal that is also vital to ensure deliveries to Europe. Powered…

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Financial markets

Sri Lankan stocks rise to 3-wk top on rising banks »

COLOMBO, Oct 31 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan stocks rose for a seventh straight session Friday to hit a three-week high, led by banks and foreign…

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UPDATE 1-Spirit AeroSystems beats estimates, raises 2014 forecast »

Oct 31 (Reuters) – Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc, a supplier to Boeing Co, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by higher margins, and the company…

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher after BOJ boosts stimulus »

TORONTO, Oct 31 (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index opened higher on Friday after the Bank of Japan surprised markets by increasing stimulus measures, helping…

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Ugandan shilling stable, seen weaker on importer demand »

KAMPALA, Oct 31 (Reuters) – The Ugandan shilling was little changed on Friday in quiet trade, but traders said they anticipated moderate depreciation of the…

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WEEKAHEAD-AFRICA DEBT-Demand for Kenyan Treasuries seen subdued »

NAIROBI, Oct 31 (Reuters) – Demand for Kenyan Treasury bills is expected to be lower at next week’s auctions as investors focus on the extension…

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World Sport

Front-nine blitz puts Hurley on top

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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – American Billy Hurley III grabbed a two-shot halfway stage lead at the CIMB Classic after his front-nine birdie binge at the Kuala Lumpur Golf…

Oct 31 2014 / Read More »

Le Clos confident of beating Phelps again in Rio

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Chad le Clos, one of the few men to have beaten Michael Phelps at the Olympics, has thrown down the challenge to his old rival,…

Oct 31 2014 / Read More »

FINA stands by decision to honor Putin

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Swimming’s world governing body has defended a decision to award it highest honor to Russian President Vladimir Putin, saying it had nothing to do with…

Oct 31 2014 / Read More »

Clippers launch new era under Balmer with scrappy win

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – It was not pretty but the Los Angeles Clippers somehow found a way to launch their 2014-15 season under new owner Steve Ballmer with…

Oct 31 2014 / Read More »

Saints beat Panthers to take divisional lead

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(Reuters) – The New Orleans Saints cracked open a scrappy game late in the first half to forge to a 28-10 win over the Carolina Panthers on Thursday,…

Oct 31 2014 / Read More »
Technology

Gray wolf reported at Grand Canyon for first time in decades

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(Reuters) – A gray wolf was recently photographed on the north rim of the Grand Canyon in Arizona in what would be the first wolf sighting in the…

Oct 30 2014 / Read More »

Apple's Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'

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(Reuters) – Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook on Thursday became the most prominent American corporate leader to come out as gay, saying he was trading his closely guarded…

Oct 30 2014 / Read More »

Probe of Virginia rocket blast begins; space station supplied

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WALLOPS Va./CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. (Reuters) – Authorities on Wednesday started investigating what caused an unmanned U.S. supply rocket to explode in a fireball moments after liftoff from a…

Oct 29 2014 / Read More »

Google's Page, Virgin's Branson backed satellite on failed launch

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NEW YORK/SEATTLE (Reuters) – Billionaire investors in a small, Seattle-area company that aims to one day mine resources on asteroids have not been deterred by an unmanned rocket…

Oct 29 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…

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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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