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By Abhishek Takle SUZUKA Japan (Reuters) - Fernando Alonso on Thursday refused to categorically rule out leaving current team Ferrari as soon as next season for either former outfit McLaren or reigning champions Red Bull. "This is a ...more

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DETROIT (AP) — A makeshift system of plastic pipe, garden hoses, duct tape and towels is providing water service to a downtown Detroit coffeehouse and an adjoining jewelry store as city repairs to the water system are on hold.The Detroit Water a ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's hippest hot dog stand helped elevate the lowly sausage into a culinary superstar by stuffing it with exotic ingredients including escargot, foie gras and rattlesnake. When the owner announced the gourmet shop was closing, every ...more

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LONDON (AP) — Authorities in southern England were embarrassed but defensive Thursday after telling workers to destroy a mural they later realized was created by the internationally famous graffiti artist Banksy.Banksy's often satirical works ha ...more

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EAGLE SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — A fire at a farm in central North Carolina has killed more than 4,000 hogs.WRAL-TV (http://bit.ly/1tjFfLl ) reports the fire started around 11 p.m. Wednesday at a 700-acre farm in Moore County near Eagle Springs.<p ...more

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NAPLES, Italy (AP) — Markets are waiting to hear whether the European Central Bank is willing to offer more stimulus to a dangerously weak economy, after the bank's governing council left interest rates unchanged Thursday.The council could hardl ...more

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Eastman Kodak says it will cut 70 jobs at its Rochester-area operations as it transitions to a smaller company focused on commercial and packaging printing.The Rochester-based film and photography pioneer announced Wednesd ...more

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ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — A court-martial Thursday began hearing charges against 97 soldiers, including 16 officers, accused of mutiny, assault, cowardice and refusing to fight in the country's northeastern Islamic uprising.Thursday's mass trial com ...more

Reuters News - 41 mins ago

ATHENS (Reuters) - A package containing dynamite and cables was sent to Greece's stock exchange on Thursday but was safely detonated by the bomb disposal unit, police said. The device, held together by clothes-pins, lacked a mechanism to set ...more

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By Aija Krutaine RIGA (Reuters) - Latvians look likely to back their hawkish centre-right ruling coalition in a parliamentary election on Saturday amid increased tensions with giant neighbor Russia, Riga's communist-era ruler, over the Ukrain ...more