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Wall St. slides on global growth concerns, Fed view - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks slid on Thursday, erasing the previous session's sharp rally, on lingering concern about the strength of the global economy and after a Federal Reserve official said market views on rate hikes are at odds with the central bank's.
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UPDATE 1-Bullard says market view of Fed's rate path a "mistake" - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
ST.LOUIS, Oct 9 (Reuters) - The disconnect between the market's view on the Federal Reserve's rate hike path and the central bank's own view is concerning, a top Fed official said on Thursday.
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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.
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Drop in U.S. jobless claims points 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.
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Spanish nurse worsens, Madrid blames infection on human error - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
MADRID (Reuters) - The health of a Spanish nurse with Ebola worsened on Thursday and four other people were put into isolation in Madrid, while the country's government rejected claims its methods for dealing with the disease weren't working and blamed human error.
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Health of Spanish nurse with Ebola worsens - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
MADRID (Reuters) - The health of the 44-year-old Spanish nurse with Ebola has worsened, a hospital official said on Thursday, without giving further details.
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At least 42 killed in suicide bombing in Yemeni capital - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
SANAA (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed at least 42 people on Thursday when he detonated an explosives-laden belt in a district of the Yemeni capital where the powerful Shi'ite Muslim Houthi movement had planned to hold a rally, medics and witnesses said.
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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.
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Al Qaeda in Yemen says it executes 14 soldiers - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
(Reuters) - Al Qaeda in Yemen posted a video online purporting to show the abduction and execution of 14 soldiers the Sunni Muslim militants alleged were Shi'ite Muslim "apostates".
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St. Louis police fatally shoot suspect, spawning tense protest - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
ST LOUIS Mo (Reuters) - An off-duty St. Louis city policeman shot and killed a suspect who fired on him on Wednesday, police officials said, touching off unruly protests at the scene just miles from the suburb of Ferguson.
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Asian shares soar on wings of dovish Fed message - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares surged and the dollar skidded on Thursday after minutes of the U.S. Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting showed concerns about downside risks to the global economy and about the dollar's strength.
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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.
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Dollar hits fresh two-week low in wake of dovish Fed minutes - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
SYDNEY/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The dollar hit a two-week low versus a basket of currencies on Thursday, after minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve's last meeting prompted markets to push out expectations for the likely timing of an interest rate rise.
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India Morning Call-Global Markets - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
NEW YORK - U.S. stocks soared on Wednesday, with major indexes posting their biggest one-day jumps of 2014 after the Federal Reserve reassured investors that its first interest rate hike would not come until it deemed the economy could withstand it.
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Former party boss of China's Guangzhou accused of extortion - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
BEIJING (Reuters) - The former Chinese Communist Party boss of the southern city of Guangzhou has been expelled from the party after being accused of extortion, bribery and "visiting private clubs", state media said on Thursday, the latest official to fall in an anti-graft campaign.
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Man arrested in murder of Southern California transgender activist - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A 38-year-old man has been arrested in the murder of a transgender and immigrant rights activist who was found slain behind a Southern California fast food restaurant in June, police said on Wednesday.
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Vietnam oil tanker released by pirates, two sailors injured - company official - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
HANOI (Reuters) - Pirates that captured a Vietnamese oil tanker last week after it left Singapore have released the vessel, the company that owns the ship said on Thursday.
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Chinchilla farmer sues PETA, Hollywood mogul's foundation for libel - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - A 90-year-old woman whose California chinchilla farm was purchased and shut down by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals with money from a Hollywood mogul has sued the group, claiming they falsely portrayed her as an abuser of animals.
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Renewed assault on Kobani; 21 dead in Turkey as Kurds rise - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
MURSITPINAR Turkey/ANKARA (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters launched a renewed assault on the Syrian city of Kobani on Wednesday night, and at least 21 people were killed in riots in neighbouring Turkey where Kurds rose up against the government for doing nothing to protect their kin.
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U.S. Fed frets over strong dollar, global woes: minutes - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Federal Reserve officials want to tie an interest-rate rise to U.S. economic progress, but the minutes of their last policy meeting show they are struggling with how to come to grips with the dual threats of a stronger dollar and a global slowdown.
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Women take up arms on both sides of conflict in east Ukraine - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
DONETSK/DNIPROPETROVSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Before fighting broke out in eastern Ukraine, Irina was a croupier in a casino who never dreamt of taking up arms. Now she is gambling with her life.
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Wall St. jumps one percent after Fed minutes - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rallied 1 percent on Wednesday, jumping in a volatile session after the Federal Reserve reassured investors that the first interest rate hike would not come before the economy could support it.
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Five more civilians killed in worst India-Pakistan fighting for years - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
SRINAGAR/DHAMALA (Reuters) - Five civilians were killed and thousands took refuge in camps in the disputed region of Kashmir on Wednesday after some of the most intense fighting between nuclear-armed neighbours Pakistan and India in a decade.
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First person diagnosed with Ebola in U.S. dies in Texas hospital - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
DALLAS (Reuters) - The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, Liberian national Thomas Eric Duncan, died on Wednesday morning at a Dallas hospital, a hospital spokesman said.
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Iran defends refusal to let in U.N. nuclear expert - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran has dismissed criticism by the International Atomic Energy Agency of its refusal earlier this year to let one IAEA expert into the country as part of a team investigating allegations of nuclear weapons research.
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U.S. justice temporarily blocks Idaho gay marriage ruling - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy temporarily blocked gay marriages from beginning in Idaho on Wednesday after state officials requested a freeze on Tuesday's federal appeals court ruling striking down Idaho's same-sex marriage ban.
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'The Overnighters' shows dark side of North Dakota oil boom - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
WILLISTON N.D. (Reuters) - Desperate for a fresh start, unemployed workers from all over the world have converged on North Dakota's burgeoning oil patch, seeking six-figure salaries and the rewards of living in the fastest-growing economy in the nation.
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Venezuelans turn to bitcoins to bypass socialist currency controls - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
CARACAS (Reuters) - Tech-savvy Venezuelans looking to bypass dysfunctional economic controls are turning to the bitcoin virtual currency to obtain dollars, make Internet purchases -- and launch a little subversion.
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Kurds say air strikes push Islamic State back from Kobani - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
MURSITPINAR Turkey/ANKARA (Reuters) - U.S.-led air strikes on Wednesday pushed Islamic State fighters back to the edges of the Syrian Kurdish border town of Kobani, which they had appeared set to seize after a three-week assault, local officials said.
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Kurds say air strikes push Islamic State back from Kobani - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
MURSITPINAR Turkey (Reuters) - U.S.-led air strikes on Wednesday pushed Islamic State fighters back to the edges of the Syrian Kurdish border town of Kobani, which they had appeared set to seize after a three-week assault, Kurdish officials in the town said.
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