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Israeli soldier and woman stabbed to death by Palestinians -
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - An Israeli soldier and a woman were stabbed to death by Palestinians in Tel Aviv and the occupied West Bank on Monday, extending a surge in violence fuelled by strife over access to Jerusalem's holiest site.
Continental CEO Harold Hamm ordered to pay $995 million in divorce -
(Reuters) - An Oklahoma County judge has ordered Continental Resources Chief Executive Officer Harold Hamm to pay nearly $1 billion in a divorce judgment, according to a court filing made public on Monday.
Aide to Islamic State's Baghdadi killed near Falluja: Iraqi TV -
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - An aide to Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed in an air strike near the city of Falluja, Iraqi state television reported on Monday.
Apple iOS bug makes most devices vulnerable to attack: researchers -
BOSTON (Reuters) - Cybersecurity researchers have warned that a bug in Apple Inc's iOS operating system makes most iPhones and iPads vulnerable to cyberattacks by hackers seeking access to sensitive data and control of their devices.
U.S., allies launch barrage of airstrikes against Islamic State -
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its allies launched a barrage of attacks against Islamic State over the weekend, conducting 23 air strikes in Syria and 18 in Iraq against the militant group since Friday, U.S. Central Command said.
Defiant Mexican attorney general says would repeat massacre gaffe -
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Despite sparking outrage by saying he had "had enough" when grilled by reporters over the abduction and apparent massacre of 43 trainee teachers, Mexico's attorney general was unrepentant on Monday and said he would do it all again.
Obama urges China to be partner in ensuring world order -
BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday a successful China was in the interests of the United States and the world but Beijing had to be a partner in underwriting international order, and not undermine it.
Breakingviews: Barack the cable guy -
Breakingviews: Barack the cable guy
Rob Cyran and Breakingviews editors discuss the repercussions for Comcast and peers of President Obama using the bully pulpit to urge regulators to reclassify the internet as a utility.
Obama pressures FCC for strong net neutrality rules -
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday pressured the federal communications regulator to toughen its planned Internet traffic rules, saying higher-fee "fast lanes" should be banned and Internet providers should be overseen more like public utilities are.
Islamic State's Baghdadi wounded in air strike: Iraqi TV -
Islamic State's Baghdadi wounded in air strike: Iraqi TV
According to Iraqiya TV, Interior Ministry sources have confirmed that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was wounded in an air strike carried out by the country's armed forces. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
George W. Bush likes idea of Jeb Bush vs Hillary Clinton in 2016 -
DALLAS (Reuters) - Never mind the potential for name fatigue. Former U.S. President George W. Bush likes the idea of a 2016 presidential matchup between his Republican brother Jeb Bush and Democrat Hillary Clinton.
UPDATE 3-Suicide bomber kills dozens at school assembly in Nigeria -
* Angry locals block access to school buildings, hospital
Iranian-built copy of U.S. drone takes first flight: IRNA -
DUBAI (Reuters) - An Iranian copy of a U.S. reconnaissance drone captured in 2011 has taken its first flight, state news agency IRNA reported on Monday.
Suicide bomber kills dozens at school assembly in Nigeria -
POTISKUM Nigeria (Reuters) - A suicide bomber dressed as a student killed at least 48 people, most of them students, and injured 79 others at a school assembly in the northeastern Nigerian town of Potiskum on Monday, a hospital official said.
Iran, West hold unscheduled second day of nuclear talks -
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran, the United States and the European Union began an unscheduled second day of talks on Monday over disagreements blocking the resolution of a confrontation over Tehran's nuclear program, U.S. and Iranian officials said.
Bundesbank is like Dracula - Reuters FX Analyst Kimberley -
Bundesbank is like Dracula - Reuters FX Analyst Kimberley
The Bundesbank will keep putting pressure on the ECB, meaning President Draghi will have to keep papering over the cracks – that’s another reason to sell the euro, says Reuters FX analyst Neal Kimberley.
Breakingviews: Death of global banking? -
Breakingviews: Death of global banking?
The G20 proposes buffers to end too big to fail banks, but emerging market and non-systemic peers are exempt. This may mean the days of borderless banking are numbered, says Breakingviews George Hay.
China deal sends shares to one-month high, ruble surges -
LONDON (Reuters) - A landmark deal to give global investors easier access to China's $3.9 trillion stock market lifted world shares to their highest in over a month on Monday, as tensions in Libya and Ukraine pushed up oil prices.
Freed by North Korea, two Americans return to U.S. -
Freed by North Korea, two Americans return to U.S.
Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller return to the U.S. after they were freed by North Korea. Yiming Woo reports.
G20 proposes buffer to end too big to fail banks -
LONDON (Reuters) - The world's biggest banks should hold a buffer of bonds in case of a collapse so that government bailouts are avoided, a global regulatory body proposed on Monday.
Obama says momentum building on 'historic' trans-Pacific trade deal -
BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday he sees momentum building for a Washington-backed free trade agreement in the Asia-Pacific, after arriving in Beijing on the first leg of an eight-day Asia tour.
Frosty greeting between Xi and Abe -
Frosty greeting between Xi and Abe
Chinese President Xi Jinping hold formal talks in Beijing with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe after an awkward handshake. Rough cut, no reporter narration.
Dollar sheds some rally gains as U.S. yields sag on payroll data -
TOKYO/SYDNEY (Reuters) - The dollar edged lower in Asia on Monday as U.S. Treasury yields sagged, after Friday's U.S. jobs data fell short of expectations and prompted some investors to take profits on extremely long dollar positions.
Three space station crewmen return safely to Earth in Kazakhstan -
(Reuters) - A veteran Russian cosmonaut and two International Space Station crewmates, one from the United States and one from Germany, returned safely to Earth on Sunday with a parachute landing of their Soyuz capsule in Kazakhstan, ending 5-1/2 months in orbit.
China's Xi and Japan's Abe hold landmark meeting -
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held formal talks on Monday for the first time since the two leaders took office, a breakthrough in ending a two-year row between Asia's biggest economies over history and territory.
GM ordered new switches months before recall: WSJ -
NEW YORK (Reuters) - General Motors Co ordered half a million replacement ignition switches almost two months before it alerted federal safety regulators of the issues that prompted a recall of millions of vehicles, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing email exchanges between the automaker and its supplier Delphi Automotive Plc .
Laundry detergent pods pose serious risk to young kids -
(Reuters Health) - U.S. poison control centers received more than 17,000 calls - or about one per hour - about children who'd been exposed to chemicals in laundry detergent pods in 2012 and 2013, a new study found.
Worst east Ukraine shelling for month; ceasefire looks in doubt -
DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - East Ukraine's rebel stronghold Donetsk was pummeled on Sunday by the heaviest shelling in a month, and the OSCE said it spotted an armored column of troops without insignia in rebel territory that Kiev said proved Moscow had sent reinforcements.
Catalans back vote on split from Spain -
Catalans back vote on split from Spain
Catalans vote in favour of holding a formal referendum that will let them vote on independence from Spain. Yiming Woo reports.
Honda CEO says to prioritize quality over sales target -
TOKYO (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co's CEO said he would prioritize quality improvements over the company's target of selling 6 million cars in the year starting April 2016, as the automaker recalls millions of cars to fix potentially defective air bags.
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