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Islamic State seizes large areas of Syrian town despite air strikes - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
MURSITPINAR Turkey/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters seized more than a third of the Syrian border town of Kobani, a monitoring group said on Thursday, as U.S.-led air strikes failed to halt their advance and Turkish forces looked on without intervening. - Intense News
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Anti-EU party poised to win first British parliament seat - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
CLACTON-ON-SEA England (Reuters) - Britain's anti-EU UK Independence Party was poised to win its first elected seat in parliament on Friday, highlighting the threat it poses to Prime Minister David Cameron seven months before a national election. - Intense News
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Rousseff and Neves neck-and-neck ahead of Brazil runoff - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Pro-business opposition candidate Aecio Neves has gained support and is running neck-and-neck with leftist President Dilma Rousseff ahead of Brazil's Oct. 26 presidential runoff, two polls showed on Thursday. - Intense News
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North Korea leader Kim is still in charge, has leg injury - source - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is in firm control of his government but has hurt his leg, a source with access to the secretive North's leadership said, playing down speculation over the 31-year-old's health and grip on power. - Intense News
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Mexico finds more graves at site of suspected student massacre - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican authorities have found four more clandestine graves containing charred human remains at a site in the restive southwest of the country, where officials fear missing students were massacred by gang members and police. - Intense News
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U.S. Air Force probed for scrapping costly planes bought for Afghans - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. government watchdog agency is asking the Air Force to explain why it decided to destroy 16 aircraft initially bought for the Afgan air force and turn them into $32,000 of scrap metal instead of finding other ways to salvage nearly $500 million in U.S. funds spent on the program. - Intense News
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Sunny September sales unlikely to brighten retailers' holiday prospects - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
(Reuters) - A resurgence in spending helped by an improving U.S. economy bolstered back to school season sales for retailers in September, but stagnant wages may force more discounting in the coming months, keeping pressure on margins. - Intense News
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Fears grow in United States over Ebola's spread outside West Africa - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fears are growing in the United States about Ebola with about 200 airline cabin cleaners walking off the job in New York and some lawmakers demanding the government ban travelers from the West African countries hit hardest by the virus. - Intense News
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Anti-EU party poised to win first British parliament seat - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
CLACTON-ON-SEA England (Reuters) - Britain's anti-EU UK Independence Party was poised to win its first elected seat in parliament on Thursday, highlighting the threat it poses to Prime Minister David Cameron seven months before a national election. - Intense News
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EU nominee bows to lawmakers' snub as Juncker team near complete - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The incoming head of the EU executive, Jean-Claude Juncker, was in urgent talks with Slovenia's prime minister on Thursday to find a replacement for the Slovenian who quit his team after a humiliating rejection by the European Parliament. - Intense News
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Brazil's Silva says Neves endorsement depends on commitments - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Environmentalist Marina Silva said on Thursday she is still waiting for "answers" on political commitments she is seeking from pro-business candidate Aecio Neves before endorsing him in the Oct. 26 runoff to Brazil's presidential election. - Intense News
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Special Report: How Syria policy stalled under the 'analyst in chief' - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Throughout 2012, as signs mounted that militants in Syria were growing stronger, the debate in the White House followed a pattern. In meeting after meeting, as officials from agencies outside the executive residence advocated arming pro-Western rebels or other forms of action, President Barack Obama’s closest White House aides bluntly delivered the president’s verdict: no. - Intense News
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Icahn urges Apple to buy back more shares - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
(Reuters) - Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn said Apple Inc's shares could double in value and urged the company's board to buy back more shares using its $133 billion cash pile. - Intense News
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U.S. jobless claims fall, point to labor market strength - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week to nearly its lowest level since before the 2007-09 recession, a sign of growing steam in the U.S. labor market. - Intense News
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Prosecutors to probe payout to Hong Kong leader amid protest crisis - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's Justice Department handed the investigation of a $6.4 million business payout to city leader Leung Chun-ying to prosecutors on Thursday as political fallout grows from mass protests calling for democracy in the Chinese-controlled city. - Intense News
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PepsiCo raises guidance, reports profit increase on snack sales - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - PepsiCo Inc said on Thursday that it was raising its full-year earnings per share guidance as its quarterly profit rose on strong snack sales. - Intense News
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Pressure mounts on Hong Kong leader over payout amid crisis - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Democratic lawmakers in Hong Kong demanded anti-graft officers investigate a $6.4 million business payout to Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying on Thursday, as political fallout grows from massive student-led protests calling for democracy in the Chinese-controlled city. - Intense News
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Families torn apart as Western girls join Islamist cause - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
PARIS (Reuters) - Foad, a French truck driver of Moroccan origin, traveled alone through Syria to rescue his 15-year-old sister from an Islamist group she said was holding her captive. But when they finally stood face to face, in tears, she would not leave. - Intense News
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Iran refused to let in U.S. member of U.N. nuclear team: sources - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
VIENNA (Reuters) - A United Nations atomic agency official recently denied entry into Iran as part of a team investigating suspected bomb research is believed to be an American nuclear weapons expert, diplomatic sources said. - Intense News
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St. Louis policeman shoots, kills black suspect, triggering protests - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
ST LOUIS Mo (Reuters) - A white off-duty St. Louis city policeman shot and killed a black teenager who fired on him on Wednesday, police said, triggering protests just miles from the flashpoint suburb of Ferguson. - Intense News
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Why has North Korea decided to talk now? - http://www.cnn.com/2014...
With Kim Jong Un still out of sight, North Korean officials have gone on a publicity blitz -- making a rare move to take questions at the United Nations, arranging human rights talks with the European Union, and taking a high-level trip to South Korea. - Intense News
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First U.S. Ebola patient dies - http://www.cnn.com/2014...
As the death of the first patient diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. sparks more fears, airports are beefing up screening for people from affected nations. - Intense News
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U.S. family makes plea to ISIS - http://www.cnn.com/video...
Parents of ISIS hostage and U.S. aid worker Peter Kassig released a video asking captors to show mercy and free him. - Intense News
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Eiffel Tower gets dizzying glass floor - http://www.cnn.com/2014...
It's known as the City of Light, but Paris has taken a dizzying step towards being the City of Fright after the Eiffel Tower unveiled a new glass floor. - Intense News
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'We would like to talk to you' - http://www.cnn.com/2014...
The mother of American hostage Abdul-Rahman Kassig has sent a tweet directed to the leader of ISIS Abu Bakr al Baghdadi trying to find out about her son's fate. - Intense News
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Cops: St. Louis officer kills man - http://www.cnn.com/2014...
An off-duty St. Louis, Missouri, police officer shot and killed a man Wednesday, after police say the man fired at him. - Intense News
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For Kim-watchers, North Korean anniversary on Friday is pivotal - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been out of sight for over a month and if he does not appear at a key political event early on Friday, speculation will intensify over his health and grip on power in the secretive country. - Intense News
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Man dies after 100 bee stings - http://www.cnn.com/2014...
One bee after you is bad enough. Two, ugh. What about thousands? - Intense News
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Ebola patient's last words - http://www.cnn.com/video...
CNN's Don Lemon talks to Pastor George Mason of Wilshire Baptist Church in Dallas about the death of Thomas Eric Duncan. - Intense News
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Thousands march in Mexico to demand action over massacre - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Thousands marched through the Mexican capital on Wednesday to demand the government find out what happened to dozens of missing students, who are feared to have been massacred by gang members and police. - Intense News
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