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BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities said Wednesday they revoked two passports belonging to former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra following an interview he gave in South Korea they said could affect national security.Speaking to South Korea's Chos ...more

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ZURICH (AP) — 12:35 a.m. (1035 GMT, 6:35 a.m. EDT)FIFA spokesman Walter de Gregorio says it's no surprise that Swiss authorities have made arrests in relation to a corruption probe involving the world soccer body. He says it's only a surprise t ...more

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12:10 p.m. (0945 GMT)Syrian activists say the Islamic State group has released two Christian women who had been held along with dozens others since February in northeastern Syria.IS kidnapped more than 220 Assyrian Christians in February, ...more

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ZURICH (AP) — Swiss federal prosecutors opened criminal proceedings related to the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, throwing FIFA deeper into crisis only hours after seven soccer officials were arrested and 14 indicted Wednesday in a separate ...more

Reuters News - 21 mins ago

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Israel and Palestinian militants appeared to be pulling back on Wednesday from further hostilities after Israel responded with air strikes to a rocket attack from the Gaza Strip. No casualties w ...more

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HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese microblog Weibo Corp will invest $142 million in China's dominant taxi-hailing firms Didi Taxi and Kuaidi Taxi, a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing showed. Weibo said in the filing on Tuesday that it ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Excerpts from U.S. Department of Justice statement on FIFA corruption probe:___Nine FIFA Officials and Five Corporate Executives Indicted for Racketeering Conspiracy and CorruptionThe Defendants Include Two Current ...more

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KIEV (Reuters) - One Ukrainian serviceman has been killed and eight other have been wounded in attacks by Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine despite a ceasefire, a Kiev military spokesman said on Wednesday. Violence has fallen off ...more

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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese industrial conglomerate Toshiba Corp is considering paying a special dividend to compensate investors after skipping a year-end payment due to a probe into accounting irregularities, sources familiar with the situation said.< ...more

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(Reuters) - The cost of data breaches is rising for companies around the world as sophisticated thieves target valuable financial and medical records, according to a study released on Wednesday. The total average cost of a data breach is now ...more