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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Register has announced that it will cease publication immediately.The Los Angeles Times reports (http://lat.ms/1ugbb8F) that Orange County Register co-owner Aaron Kushner sent a memo with the news to employees ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and five Arab countries launched airstrikes Monday night on Islamic State group targets in eastern Syria, and the U.S. undertook a separate, unilateral air attack on what it called an al-Qaida affiliate elsewhere in Syria.</p ...more

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By Venus Wu and Diana Chan HONG KONG (Reuters) - Scuffles broke out in Hong Kong on Tuesday as students took their pro-democracy protest to government headquarters and called on the city's chief executive to honor his promise to listen to the ...more

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JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's military said it shot down a Syrian warplane over the Golan Heights on Tuesday, in the first such incident in three decades. "It was a Russian-made Sukhoi," a military spokesman said. Israeli military ...more

Reuters News - 48 mins ago

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - An Israeli Patriot missile shot down a Syrian aircraft that flew into Israeli-controlled airspace on Tuesday, the military said, without disclosing the type of plane it intercepted. "Moments ago a Syrian aircraft infiltr ...more

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AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Philips &lt;PHG.AS&gt; said on Tuesday it would break its 120-year-old company in two, creating a stand-alone lighting business and merge consumer and healthcare divisions into a 15-billion euro business. The company sai ...more

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(Reuters) - A Los Angeles-bound Virgin America Inc flight was diverted to Omaha on Monday after a passenger "became disruptive" and had to be restrained, an airport official said. Passengers reported the 28-year-old man tried to open an aircr ...more

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(Reuters) - A U.S. Army base in Colorado ordered "an increased security presence" on Monday evening after reports of gun shots on or near the base, Fort Carson authorities said in a statement. "This is not thought to be an active shooter even ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — An outspoken scholar who championed China's Uighur minority was convicted of separatism Tuesday by a Chinese court and sentenced to life in prison, according to the scholar's lawyers.The Urumqi People's Intermediate Court convicte ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration's decision to curb the ability of U.S. corporations to skirt taxes by merging with foreign companies kicked off an immediate election-season debate over when and how to tackle the nation's complex corporate ta ...more