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Three Americans killed in Kabul hospital attack - U.S. embassy - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
KABUL (Reuters) - Three Americans were killed on Thursday when a security guard opened fire at an international hospital in the Afghan capital Kabul, the U.S. embassy said, in the latest of a series of attacks against foreign civilians in the country. - Intense News
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Historic canonization of two popes brings joy and controversy - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Two giants of Roman Catholicism in the 20th century will become saints on Sunday at an unprecedented twin canonization that has aroused both joy and controversy in the 1.2 billion member Church. - Intense News
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At least three foreigners killed in attack at Kabul hospital: security sources - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
KABUL (Reuters) - At least three foreigners were killed when a security guard opened fire at an international hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Thursday, Afghan security sources said. - Intense News
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Buffett: moving oil by rail safely major industry concern - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Warren Buffett, chairman of conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway, said on Wednesday that safety is a major priority for the rail industry, after a recent spate of accidents raised concerns about how to transport oil safely. - Intense News
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Thai opposition leader seeks compromise to avert bloodshed - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Alarmed by the prospect of bloodshed in Thailand as a six-month political crisis nears a critical juncture, former Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has called for talks between the government and its foes, urging compromise to restore stability. - Intense News
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Australia rules out link between debris and Malaysian plane - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
PERTH/MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Authorities ruled out any link between debris picked up on an Australian beach and a missing Malaysian jetliner on Thursday as a tropical cyclone again threatened to hamper a 26-nation air, surface and underwater search of the Indian Ocean. - Intense News
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Pentagon dossier to detail secretive U.S. Afghan detainee policy - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Some of them have been locked up for a dozen years. Some are suspected fighters from Yemen, Russia or Pakistan, arrested by U.S. forces in Afghanistan or elsewhere. Several have been linked to al Qaeda. - Intense News
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Facebook first-quarter revenue grows 72 percent on rising mobile ads - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc's mobile advertising business accelerated in the first three months of the year, helping the Internet social networking company top Wall Street's financial targets. - Intense News
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Body of Korean boy who raised alarm on sinking ferry believed found - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
SEOUL (Reuters) - The body of a South Korean boy whose shaking voice first raised the alarm that a passenger ferry with hundreds on board was in trouble has been found, his parents believe, but a DNA test has yet to confirm the find, media said on Thursday. - Intense News
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Apple expands buybacks by $30 billion, OKs seven-for-one stock split - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc has approved another $30 billion in share buybacks till the end of 2015 and authorized a rarely seen seven-for-one stock split, addressing calls to share more of its cash hoard while broadening the stock's appeal to individual investors. - Intense News
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Obama to use Japan visit to reassure Asian allies - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will use a state visit to Japan on Thursday to try to reassure Asian allies of his commitment to ramping up U.S. engagement in the region, despite Chinese complaints that his real aim is to contain Beijing's rise. - Intense News
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Australia transport bureau says beach debris not from MH370 - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Debris picked up on a beach in Western Australia this week is unlikely to have come from the Malaysian Airlines jet that vanished nearly seven weeks ago, Australia's transport bureau said on Thursday. - Intense News
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Ukraine revolt shows faces, but whose are the brains? - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
DONETSK/SLAVIANSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - One is a dapper former croupier and promoter of Ponzi scams run by "Russia's Bernie Madoff"; the other is a burly Soviet Navy veteran turned soap factory boss, with a shifting gaze and a glint of gold teeth. - Intense News
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Australia transport safety chief says beach debris not from MH370: ABC Radio - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia's transport safety chief said on Thursday he was confident that debris picked up on a Western Australian beach this week had not come from the missing Malaysian Airlines flight 370. - Intense News
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Exclusive: White House considers former banking lawyer for Fed board - sources - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former lawyer with the American Bankers Association is being considered by the White House as a possible nominee to the board of the Federal Reserve, according to sources familiar with the efforts - Intense News
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Apple expands buybacks by $30 billion, OKs seven-for-one stock split - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc has approved another $30 billion in share buybacks till the end of 2015 and authorized a rarely seen seven-for-one stock split, addressing calls to share more of its cash hoard while broadening the stock's appeal to individual investors. - Intense News
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Facebook first-quarter revenue grows 72 percent - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc's mobile advertising business continued to accelerate in the first three months of the year, helping the Internet social networking company top Wall Street's revenue target. - Intense News
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GM said it has shipped thousands of replacement ignition switches - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co on Wednesday said it has shipped "thousands" of kits needed to repair the defective ignition switches linked to at least 13 deaths. - Intense News
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Special Report: For private deals, no one is watching the watchdogs - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
OMAHA, Nebraska (Reuters) - From 2006 to 2009, Provident Asset Management raised $485 million from 7,700 investors who were drawn to its promises of annual returns as high as 18 percent on oil and gas assets. Law firm Mick & Associates helped. Provident paid Mick to provide "due diligence" reports to help brokers decide whether to recommend the investments to their clients. - Intense News
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Exclusive: Russia, China block Central African Republic blacklistings at U.N. - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Russia and China have blocked a proposal by the United States and France to impose U.N. sanctions on Central African Republic's former President Francois Bozize and two other people linked to the conflict there, diplomats told Reuters on Wednesday. - Intense News
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Cost-cutting, share buybacks buoy U.S. defense profits - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The biggest U.S. weapons makers posted higher profits this week and raised their forecasts for 2014 earnings, sending shares higher despite cuts in military spending that have weakened revenues. - Intense News
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Hamas, Abbas's PLO announce reconciliation agreement - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
GAZA (Reuters) - The Gaza-based Islamist group Hamas and President Mahmoud Abbas's Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) agreed on Wednesday to implement a unity pact, both sides announced in a joint news conference. - Intense News
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U.S. new home sales dive to eight-month low in March - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sales of new U.S. single-family homes tumbled to their lowest level in eight months in March, dealing a setback to the housing market recovery. - Intense News
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Chile president launches long-awaited electoral reform bill - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chilean president Michelle Bachelet sent Congress a bill on Wednesday to reform an electoral system inherited from the country's 17-year military dictatorship, making good on a key campaign promise. - Intense News
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U.N. should have done more to prevent South Sudan massacre: Uganda - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
KAMPALA (Reuters) - Uganda's army, backing its neighbor South Sudan against a four-month-old rebellion, said on Wednesday U.N. peacekeepers should have done more to stop insurgents slaughtering hundreds of civilians there last week. - Intense News
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U.S. factory activity expands in April, pace stalls - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. manufacturing sector expanded in April though the rate of growth was slightly lower than expected as inventories fell, but factory output growth hit its fastest pace in three years, an industry report showed on Wednesday. - Intense News
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Boeing's quarterly revenue rises 8 percent - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
(Reuters) - Boeing Co reported an 8 percent increase in quarterly revenue, helped by a rise in commercial aircraft deliveries. - Intense News
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Chinese factories stalling as euro zone business picks up - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
LONDON/BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese factory activity shrank for the fourth straight month in April but private businesses across the euro zone enjoyed their best month in nearly three years, surveys showed on Wednesday. - Intense News
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'Bridgegate' scandal threatens next World Trade Center tower - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The "Bridgegate" scandal that rocked New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's administration earlier this year is threatening a deal that would allow developer Larry Silverstein to finish building the next World Trade Center skyscraper. - Intense News
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Hole in Afghan budget stirs unease as West starts packing bags - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
KABUL (Reuters) - A $375 million hole in the Afghan budget is threatening public projects and civil servants' salaries, officials say, putting the aid-dependent economy under stress just as Afghanistan awaits a new leader and foreign troops prepare to go home. - Intense News
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