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By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - Astana, the team of Tour de France champion Vincenzo Nibali, retained their World Tour license because they stayed clear of doping scandals this season, the International Cycling Union's (UCI) independent li ...more

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(Reuters) - Shares of Inc <CRM.N> jumped 6.2 percent in late afternoon trading on Tuesday, after Bloomberg reported that Microsoft Corp <MSFT.O> is evaluating a bid for the cloud software provider. Salesforce shares ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers called a Russian historian and a psychiatrist to the stand Tuesday in a bid to save the Boston Marathon bomber from the death penalty by portraying him as the product of a dysfunctional family from a turbulent ...more

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Twenty-one members of the Vanderbilt family have written to a preservation group that owns The Breakers, saying its management is exploiting the Gilded Age family mansion and is not fulfilling its commitment to the public trust. ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors deliberating in the 36-year-old missing-child case of Etan Patz said Tuesday they are deadlocked for the second time in 15 days, but a judge told them to keep trying.The jury sent a midday note saying it was still stuck af ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate moved ahead Tuesday on a compromise Republican budget that calls for future cuts in spending while immediately boosting Pentagon accounts by an additional $38 billion.The House approved the non-binding blueprint last ...more

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CIENEGA SPRINGS, Ariz. (AP) — A man snorkeling in the Colorado River near the Arizona and California border was terrified — and later embarrassed — when he came across two fake skeletons sitting in lawn chairs about 40 feet underwater.The man re ...more

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PHOENIX (AP) — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for the assault on a Texas cartoon contest that featured images of the Prophet Muhammad, marking the first time the terror group has taken credit for an attack in the United States.< ...more

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The leader of the New York state Senate is holding onto power following corruption charges even as some fellow Republicans say he should step down as leader to avoid a political distraction.Senate Leader Dean Skelos of Long I ...more

Reuters News - 17 mins ago

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has sent blending targets for the country's renewable fuels program to the White House for review ahead of a fast-approaching June 1 deadline for publicly releasing its proposal, accor ...more