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MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's central bank has raised its main interest rate by more than anticipated as it tries to stem the ruble's fall.The bank on Friday lifted its main rate from 8 percent to 9.5 percent in a move reflecting the bank's concern ove ...more

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FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Inflation crept higher in the 18 countries that use the euro in October — but the rise to an annual 0.4 percent offered little relief to the European Central Bank as it tries to boost a weak economy.Inflation was up fro ...more

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CALIFORNIA, Pa. (AP) — A state university in western Pennsylvania says it's forfeiting an upcoming football game after five players were arrested in connection with a violent assault outside an off-campus restaurant.California University of Penn ...more

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BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Following large-scale protests, Hungary's prime minister said Friday that the government would suspend a planned tax on Internet use and reconsider the matter next year.A scheme to make Internet service providers pay 150 ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — Afghanistan's new president invited the Taliban to join in a peace process backed by the international community on Friday, in an unusual direct reference to the insurgents who have stepped up attacks aimed at bringing down his month-old ...more

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LE BOURGET, France (AP) — Israel's "Iron Dome" is heading to the seas, the maker of the rocket-blocking defense system says.State-owned defense contractor Rafael wants to leverage the system's much-vaunted success in protecting Israeli civilians ...more

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ABUJA (Reuters) - A car bomb exploded at a crowded bus stop in the northeast Nigerian city of Gombe on Friday, killing at least five people and wounding 15 others, witnesses said. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the blast. But I ...more

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The head of Africa's continental body did not get to an Ebola-hit country until last week — months after alarm bells first rang and nearly 5,000 deaths later.Pledges to deploy 2,000 African health workers have remained largel ...more

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Firefighters have rescued a parachutist who became stuck on the wires of a broadcast tower about 125 feet off of the ground and dangled for about two hours.First responders were dispatched on Thursday night after the man's parac ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — Japan's central bank expanded its asset purchases in a surprise move Friday to shore up sagging growth in the world's No. 3 economy.The Bank of Japan said it would increase its purchases of government bonds and other assets by betwe ...more