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By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The "happiest place on Earth" will keep a special tax exemption in Anaheim, California, for 30 more years if the City Council approves the Walt Disney Co's plan for a $1 billion-plus expansion of its th ...more

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SEOUL (Reuters) - Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd <005930.KS> said on Tuesday that operating profit for the April-June quarter will likely be 6.9 trillion won ($6.13 billion), down 4 percent from a year earlier. This was worse t ...more

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By Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will fall silent on Tuesday to commemorate the 10th anniversary of attacks targeting London public transport which killed 56 people, the first suicide bombings by Islamist militants in western Euro ...more

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By Curtis Skinner SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee on Monday expressed concern about the release of a convicted felon who had been deported from the United States to Mexico five times and is now being held in fatal shooti ...more

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Comedian Bill Cosby testified in 2005 to obtaining Quaaludes with the intent of giving the sedatives to young women to have sex, according to court documents unsealed on Monday. Cosby, 77, made the revelation during hi ...more

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By Laura Zuckerman SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - A fast-moving wildfire in Idaho that destroyed several upscale homes and forced 200 residents to flee prompted the governor on Monday to declare a disaster emergency that would free up federal fund ...more

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By Steve Keating VANCOUVER (Reuters) - With the Women's World Cup party over it was back to reality for many of the players who headed home on Monday to resume 9-to-5 jobs, school studies and raising families. Women's soccer basked ...more

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By Richard Weizel MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (Reuters) - Connecticut police searched on Monday for a 7-month-old baby who may have been thrown off a bridge by his father before the man jumped more than 100 feet into the Connecticut River in a suicide ...more

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KANO, Nigeria (Reuters) - A teenager blew herself up near a mosque on Monday night in an apparent suicide attack attempt in Kano, Nigeria's second-largest city, police said. Police spokesman Magaji Majiya said the girl's target was likely the ...more

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By Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City has agreed to pay more than $330,000 to six Occupy Wall Street protesters who claimed a police officer doused them with pepper spray without cause, an incident that helped galvanize the movement ...more