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BEIJING (Reuters) – Authorities in China’s Tibet will offer rewards up to 300,000 yuan ($48,000) for tips on “violent terror attacks”, state media reported, in an effort to “promote stability” in the region beset by ethnic tensions. Powered by WPeMatico…

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In red heartlands, Thai army keeps a lid on dissent »

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KHON KAEN, Thailand (Reuters) – In the northeastern Thai city of Khon Kaen, Pongpit Onlamai, a prominent anti-junta “red shirt” member, points to a man seated in the corner of the cafe fidgeting with his phone. Powered by WPeMatico…

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Islamic State says it has beheaded second Japanese hostage Goto »

TOKYO (Reuters) – Islamic State militants said they had beheaded a second Japanese hostage, journalist Kenji Goto, prompting Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to vow to step up humanitarian aid to the group’s opponents in the Middle East and help bring his killers to justice. Powered…

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UPDATE 1-China's factory sector unexpectedly shrinks in January »

BEIJING, Feb 1 (Reuters) – Activity in China’s factory sector contracted in January for the first time in more than two years, an official survey…

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Firms prepare for new tax rules as China vows crackdown »

BEIJING, Feb 1 (Reuters) – The Chinese government’s vow to increase tax scrutiny of foreign companies has sent firms rushing to tax advisors ahead of…

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Lafarge SA, Holcim near deal to sell $7 bln in assets to CRH -WSJ »

WASHINGTON, Jan 31 (Reuters) – Cement companies Lafarge SA and Holcim Ltd are nearing a deal to sell at least $7 billion worth of assets…

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UPDATE 2-Anti-euro German AfD party aims to end leadership dispute »

* AfD not small-time bowling club or ‘rabbit-breeding society’ Powered by WPeMatico…

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UPDATE 2-Greece seeks to reassure Europe as tensions rise »

* ECB governor warns banks risk funding if no accord reached (Releads with call to ECB, adds details) Powered by WPeMatico…

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World Sport

Golf-Teenager Ko becomes youngest world number one

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(Reuters) – Seventeen-year-old Lydia Ko of New Zealand became the youngest golfer to hold top spot in the world rankings by tying for second place at the LPGA…

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Seau, Bettis among eight named to Hall of Fame's Class of 2015

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PHOENIX (Reuters) – The late Junior Seau, who was the heart and soul of the San Diego Chargers’ defense, and 12-time Pro Bowl guard Will Shields were elected…

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Laird leads Phoenix by three, Molinari lands ace

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(Reuters) – Scotland’s Martin Laird shot a three-under-par 68 to hold off some charging youngsters on Saturday and take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the…

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Levins registers shock double at NY Armory

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Canadian Cam Levins claimed a startling double by winning the mile then upsetting celebrated training mate Galen Rupp half an hour later in the…

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Ko becomes youngest world number one

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(Reuters) – Seventeen year old Lydia Ko of New Zealand became the youngest golfer to become number one in world rankings by tying for second place at the…

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Technology

NASA satellite to measure water in Earth's soil sent into orbit

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – – An unmanned Delta 2 rocket lifted off from California on Saturday carrying a NASA satellite to measure moisture in the top layer…

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Alibaba meets with China regulator, controversial report retracted

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(Reuters) – The head of China’s commerce regulator met with Alibaba Group Holding Ltd chairman Jack Ma on Friday to discuss combating fake products, the official Xinhua news…

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NASA satellite to map soil moisture poised for launch

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(Reuters) – An unmanned Delta 2 rocket is being prepared for launch on Saturday to put a NASA satellite into orbit that is expected to improve drought monitoring…

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IBM brings back bonuses for top executives even as profits slide

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SEATTLE (Reuters) – International Business Machines Corp brought back annual performance bonuses for its chief executive and her top lieutenants for 2014 despite falling profits and a tumbling…

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Business News

China official PMI falls to 49.8, lowest in over two years

BEIJING (Reuters) – Activity in China’s factory sector contracted in January for the first time in more than two years, an official survey showed on Sunday, which will…

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Germany, ECB play hardball with Greece

BERLIN/HELSINKI (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel ruled out a debt writedown for Greece on Saturday, and a European Central Bank policymaker threatened to cut off funding to…

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Greece seeks to reassure Europe as tensions rise

ATHENS (Reuters) – New Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, striking a conciliatory note on debt talks after a turbulent start to office, has called the European Central Bank…

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