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U.S. House panel votes to authorize lawsuit against Obama - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday took another step toward authorizing a lawsuit against President Barack Obama, claiming he has overstepped his executive powers.
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Minnesota man asked to leave Southwest flight after critical tweet - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
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U.S. jobless claims lowest since early 2006; new home sales tumble - 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.
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Two-hour Arizona execution sparks calls for rethink on death penalty - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
PHOENIX (Reuters) - Lawyers for a double-murderer whose lethal injection in Arizona dragged on for two hours called for an outside review of the "horrifically botched execution" and prompted new calls on Thursday for the United States to abandon the death penalty.
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European stocks rise on euro zone data; sanctions hit Russia - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
LONDON (Reuters) - European stocks hit 2 1/2-week highs and the euro rallied from eight-month lows against the dollar on Thursday after the region's private sector expanded at its fastest rate in three months in July.
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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.
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European court says CIA ran secret jail in a Polish forest - 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, piling pressure on Poland, one of Washington's closest allies, to break its long silence about the global programme for detaining al Qaeda suspects.
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Spain's Swiftair says lost contact with plane en route to Algiers - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish private airline company Swiftair on Thursday said it had lost contact with one of its airplane operated by Air Algerie with 110 passengers and six crew members on board.
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Algeria lost contact with Air Algerie aircraft: APS state news agency - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algerian aviation authorities have lost contact with an Air Algerie aircraft en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers, about 50 minutes after take-off, the APS state news agency reported on Thursday.
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Taiwan says weather not seen as cause of plane crash that killed 48 - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan authorities said on Thursday it was unlikely bad weather was the cause of the crash of a TransAsia Airways turboprop plane the previous day in which 48 people, including two French nationals, were killed.
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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.
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U.S. health insurers to pay $330 million in premium rebates - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
(Reuters) - U.S. health insurers will send out about $330 million in rebates to employers and individuals this summer under President Barack Obama's healthcare law, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said on Thursday.
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China July HSBC flash PMI at 18-month high - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's factory activity expanded at its fastest pace in 18 months in July as new orders surged, a preliminary HSBC survey showed on Thursday, the latest indication that the economy is picking up as government stimulus measures kick in.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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UPDATE 3-U.S. judge strikes down Colorado's gay marriage ban, stays ruling - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
DENVER, July 23 (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.
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Kerry offers condolances to family of American killed fighting for Israel - http://www.reuters.com/video...
Kerry offers condolances to family of American killed fighting for Israel
U.S. Secretary of State Kerry and Israeli President Peres meet parents of American killed while fighting for Israel in Gaza. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
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Facebook beats Wall Street targets, stock hits record high - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc's fast-growing mobile advertising business helped drive a 61 percent increase in revenue during the second quarter, beating Wall Street's financial targets and sending shares to a record-high in after-hours trading on Wednesday.
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Suicide bombs in Nigeria's Kaduna kill 82, ex-leader Buhari targeted - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
KADUNA Nigeria (Reuters) - At least 82 people were killed on Wednesday in two suicide bombings in the north Nigerian city of Kaduna, one aimed at opposition leader and ex-president Muhammadu Buhari and another at a moderate Muslim cleric about to lead a crowd in prayer.
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Gaza death toll hits 687; three more Israeli soldiers die - http://www.reuters.com/video...
Gaza death toll hits 687; three more Israeli soldiers die
Gaza fighting raged on Wednesday as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said efforts to secure a truce between Israel and Hamas had made some progress. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
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GM recalls 717,950 vehicles in U.S., not for ignition switches - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co on Wednesday announced six recalls covering 717,950 vehicles in the United States for varying reasons, although none were related to ignition switch issues.
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Indiana teen pilot dies in around-the-world flight attempt - http://www.reuters.com/video...
Indiana teen pilot dies in around-the-world flight attempt
Indiana 17-year-old Haris Suleman dies in small plane crash near American Samoa. His father Babar is missing. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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Iran's supreme leader calls for end to 'murderous' Israeli regime - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday called for a referendum canvassing the Arabs and Jews that live in Israel in order to end the "Zionist state", but said until such a vote could be held, armed resistance was necessary.
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Nigeria suicide bombs kill at least 82 people - http://www.reuters.com/video...
Nigeria suicide bombs kill at least 82 people
At least 82 people were killed in two suicide bombings in Nigeria. One blast was aimed at opposition leader and ex-president Muhammadu Buhari and another at a moderate Muslim cleric about to lead a crowd in prayer. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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A national day of mourning in the Netherlands - http://www.reuters.com/video...
A national day of mourning in the Netherlands
The Netherlands observes first national day of mourning since wartime Queen Wilhelmina died in 1962, as first bodies from plane crash come home. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
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Exclusive: Ukraine rebel commander acknowledges fighters had BUK missile - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - A powerful Ukrainian rebel leader has confirmed that pro-Russian separatists had anti-aircraft missiles of the type Washington says were used to shoot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.
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Drone video shows final voyage of Concordia - http://www.reuters.com/video...
Drone video shows final voyage of Concordia
Drone video shows the Costa Concordia heading towards a port near Genoa. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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NBA great LeBron James sends 800 cupcake apologies to hometown - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
CLEVELAND, July 23 (Reuters) - NBA star LeBron James, whose recent return to the Cleveland Cavaliers in his home state of Ohio sparked a frenzy in the small town where he has a home, sent sweet apologies to the community in the form of 800 cupcakes.
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Hamas tactics exact high toll in Israeli ground thrust - http://reuters.us.feedsportal.com/c...
GAZA (Reuters) - Using tunnels, mines, booby traps and snipers, Hamas fighters have inflicted record casualties on Israeli troops waging an offensive in the Gaza Strip, applying years of training in urban warfare with a new tactical acumen and suicidal resolve.
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