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Jobless claims fall to lowest level since early 2006 - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level in nearly 8-1/2 years last week, suggesting the labor market recovery was gaining traction. - Intense News
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Contact lost with Air Algerie plane carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
ALGIERS (Reuters) - Authorities have lost contact with an Air Algerie flight en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers with 110 passengers on board, Algeria's APS state news agency and a Spanish airline company said on Thursday. - Intense News
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GM's profit falls on recall costs, victims' compensation fund - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co reported a lower second-quarter profit on Thursday due to numerous recalls and the expected cost of at least $400 million for its victims' compensation fund for those killed or injured by a defective ignition switch linked to at least 13 deaths. - Intense News
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Ford profit beats expectations, sets record for North America - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
DEARBORN Mich. (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co's operating earnings for the second quarter beat Wall Street expectations as better-than-expected profit in North America and Europe countered weaker results than expected in Asia Pacific and South America. - Intense News
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Russia says will cooperate with MH17 probe led by Netherlands - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Russia will cooperate with the investigation into the downing of a Malaysian airliner a week ago and is satisfied that the Netherlands, rather than Ukraine, is leading the effort, the country's ambassador to Malaysia said on Thursday. - Intense News
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Global economy starts second half on solid footing: PMIs - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
(Reuters) - China's factory activity expanded at its fastest in 18 months in July as new orders surged while the euro zone's private sector also perked up, suggesting the global economy started the second half of 2014 on a solid footing. - Intense News
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Russian court finds opposition leaders guilty of inciting mass riots - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Moscow court on Thursday found Russian opposition leaders Sergei Udaltsov and Leonid Razvozhayev guilty of inciting mass riots against President Vladimir Putin. - Intense News
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European court rules against Poland over secret CIA jail - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
WARSAW (Reuters) - The CIA ran a secret jail on Polish soil, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on Thursday, a decision that puts pressure on the United States and its allies to reveal the truth about the global program for detaining al Qaeda suspects. - Intense News
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GSK seeks approval for world's first malaria vaccine - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline is applying for regulatory approval for the world's first vaccine against malaria, designed for use in children in Africa. - Intense News
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In China, Apple's focus pays off while Samsung feels squeeze - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
BEIJING (Reuters) - The mobile industry has long held that Samsung's broad range of mobile devices makes it nimble in changing markets, while Apple loses out by rigidly sticking to its high-end gadgets. - Intense News
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China regulator determines Qualcomm has monopoly: state-run newspaper - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's antitrust regulator has confirmed that Qualcomm Inc, one of the world's biggest mobile chipmakers, has a monopoly, the state-run Securities Times newspaper reported on Thursday, as Qualcomm's chief executive held talks in China. - Intense News
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Disenchanted with Putin, some Russians vote with their feet - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Most of Vladimir Paley's clients want him to dig up their family history with one goal in mind: making a case to obtain foreign citizenship and leave Russia. - Intense News
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Roche first-half sales hit by strong Swiss franc - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
BASEL (Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker posted a slight fall in sales in the first half, as the strong Swiss franc put the brakes on solid growth of its breast cancer medicines. - Intense News
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Trial starts for Venezuela opposition leader Lopez - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
CARACAS (Reuters) - Jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez went on trial in Venezuela on Wednesday, accused of masterminding anti-government protests that turned violent and left 43 people dead. - Intense News
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As U.S. strengthens, sluggish wages explain Fed's caution - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve's policy statement, unchanged for the last four months, will probably stay that way until at least September for one main reason: slow wage growth. - Intense News
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Carey pressured from both sides of Fox Time Warner deal to stay in job - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Chase Carey, Twenty-First Century Fox's president and chief operating officer, may be feeling pressure to stay in his job for several more years both from his boss, Rupert Murdoch, and from the company Murdoch is trying to buy, Time Warner Inc. - Intense News
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Preachers rail at police in funeral for NYC man who died in custody - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Preacher after preacher stepped up to the pulpit at a sweltering Brooklyn church on Wednesday to express fury at the city's police force during the funeral of Eric Garner, who died soon after police put him in a banned chokehold. - Intense News
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Dutch mourn as first MH17 bodies arrive in Netherlands - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
EINDHOVEN Netherlands (Reuters) - The bodies of the first victims from a Malaysian airliner shot down over Ukraine last week arrived on Wednesday at a military base in the Netherlands - a nation in shock and sorrow. - Intense News
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Kerry pushes for Gaza truce as death toll tops 700 - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The death toll in Gaza topped 700 on Thursday as Israeli tank fire before dawn killed 16 people in the Hamas-dominated coastal territory, including six members of the same family, Palestinian health officials said. - Intense News
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Leaders of Taiwan, China offer condolences for 48 dead in plane crash - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
TAIPEI (Reuters) - The leaders of rivals China and Taiwan expressed condolences on Thursday for victims of a TransAsia Airways turboprop plane that crashed during a thunderstorm the previous day killing 48 people including two French nationals. - Intense News
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Arizona inmate takes nearly two hours to die in botched execution - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
PHOENIX (Reuters) - An Arizona inmate took almost two hours to die by lethal injection on Wednesday and his lawyers said he "gasped and snorted" before succumbing in the latest botched execution to raise questions about the death penalty in the United States. - Intense News
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China July HSBC flash PMI rises to 18-month high - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
BEIJING (Reuters) - Activity in China's factory sector expanded at its fastest pace in 18 months in July, a preliminary HSBC survey showed on Thursday, as a raft of government stimulus measures kicked in. - Intense News
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U.S. judge strikes down Colorado's gay marriage ban, stays ruling - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
DENVER (Reuters) - A federal judge ruled on Wednesday that Colorado's ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional, but stayed his ruling until the issue is decided by a higher court. - Intense News
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Cops: Fake cop abused immigrants - http://www.cnn.com/video...
Police that a man impersonated a police officer and coerced immigrants into committing sex acts. KGO reports. - Intense News
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Feds: U.S. teen abused Kenya kids - http://www.cnn.com/2014...
In April, Matthew Lane Durham volunteered his time at a children's home in Nairobi, Kenya, which recruited people from Oklahoma churches to provide food, housing and clothes to neglected kids in the African nation. - Intense News
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What is a black box anyway? - http://www.cnn.com/video...
Everything you need to know about the boxes that are key to every plane crash investigation. - Intense News
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The world's coolest bookstores - http://www.cnn.com/2014...
From Maastricht to Melbourne, these itineraries make bookish travelers look stylish. - Intense News
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List of downed civilian planes - http://www.cnn.com/2014...
As soon as Malaysia Airlines confirmed it lost contact Thursday with Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine, at least one Ukrainian official said the plane had been shot down. An adviser to the Ukrainian Interior Ministry on a Facebook post blamed "terrorists" for shooting down the Malaysia Airlines plane with 283 passengers and 15 crew aboard. - Intense News
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Sterling marriage 'stress' at issue as L.A. Clippers trial nears end - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling's bid to block the $2 billion sale of the NBA team in a probate trial entered its final stretch on Wednesday when his attorneys sought to prove his estranged wife improperly seized control of the franchise. - Intense News
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Yum cuts ties to owner of China meat plant after scandal - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
SHANGHAI/LANGFANG China (Reuters) - Yum Brands Inc severed ties with OSI Group after Shanghai police detained five people from the supplier's China meat-processing factory at the center of a food-safety scare that has ensnared several major Western brands. - Intense News
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