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OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Two deadly attacks in three days against members of the military stunned Canadians and raised fears their country was being targeted for reprisals for joining the U.S.-led air campaign against an extremist Islamic group in Iraq a ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Breakthrough newcomers Sam Smith and 5 Seconds of Summer will take the stage at the 2014 American Music Awards.Dick Clark Productions announced Thursday that Mary J. Blige will join the British pop crooner and Australian boy band ...more

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GABORONE, Botswana (AP) — The ruling party in Botswana, which has dominated politics since independence in 1966, is again the front-runner ahead of elections Friday in the southern African nation.However, opposition parties have been trying to c ...more

Reuters News - 24 mins ago

By Chris Gallagher TOKYO (Reuters) - Hello Kitty and Doraemon anime characters strutted their stuff on the red carpet on Thursday, as Disney's "Big Hero 6" kicked off a new-look Tokyo film festival that taps into Japan's love of animation.</p ...more

Reuters News - 28 mins ago

KABUL (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama, keen to reset relations with Afghanistan that soured under longtime president Hamid Karzai, has invited the leaders of Afghanistan's new unity government to visit the White House early next year. <p ...more

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The debate boiled in Lena's Salon in Rio's Cantagalo slum, as patrons argued about who should win Sunday's presidential election.In one corner, owner Lucia Helena Silva was loudly arguing for President Dilma Rousseff and he ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — China's ruling Communist Party said it will take steps to improve judicial independence and put checks on political interference in the courts, as its Central Committee concluded its annual meeting on Thursday.A communique, releas ...more

Reuters News - 55 mins ago

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has not ruled out a visit by the United Nations human rights chief to its unrest-plagued regions of Tibet and Xinjiang, but said on Thursday he must apply through "appropriate channels". Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein, the U ...more

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TORONTO (Reuters) - Rogers Communications Inc posted a 28 percent decline in third-quarter net income on Thursday, but reaffirmed its profit targets for the year as it heralded the end of a corporate shuffle. The Toronto-based company said i ...more

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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — European Union leaders meeting in Brussels to stamp their new, ambitious greenhouse gas emissions plan should prepare for unyielding opposition from coal-reliant Poland and some other East European countries who say their developi ...more