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BOSTON (AP) — The people of Boston will get their chance to pay final respects to former Mayor Tom Menino.Menino is scheduled to lie in state Sunday at Faneuil Hall, a Boston meeting hall since 1742. The event that starts at 10 a.m. is open to t ...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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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Japan's stock benchmark surged 5 percent to the highest level since late 2007 and the yen slid against the dollar Friday after the Bank of Japan unexpectedly announced new stimulus to boost a flagging economy. Expectations Jap ...more

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MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Vance is moving slowly in the Pacific far from Mexico's coast.The storm's maximum sustained winds early Friday are near 45 mph (75 kph) with gradual strengthening forecast over the next few days.The storm is ce ...more

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BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's prime minister says the government will suspend a planned tax on Internet use and reconsider the matter next year.Two protests within the past week attended by tens of thousands of people were sparked by a sche ...more

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NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's president hosted talks Friday that brought together opposition leader and the nation's military chief for the first time, a meeting that appeared timed to showcase the Southeast Asian nation's ongoing reforms ahead o ...more

Reuters News - 39 mins ago

MUNICH/LONDON (Reuters) - Siemens is likely to pick EQT [EQT.UL] next week to buy its hearing aids unit for about 2 billion euros ($2.5 billion), two sources familiar with the matter said. Danish hearing aid maker GN Store Nord was also in th ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. soldier returning from an Ebola response mission in West Africa would have to spend 21 days being monitored, isolated in a military facility away from family and the broader population. A returning civilian doctor or nurse who ...more

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BEIJING (Reuters) - Tencent Holdings Ltd said on Friday it would collaborate with International Business Machines Corp (IBM) on a new cloud software business for corporate customers, a marked departure for one of the dominant forces in China's consumer ...more

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BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanians go to the polls Sunday to elect a new leader as President Traian Basescu steps down after 10 years. Prime Minister Victor Ponta is favored to win over challengers who include a city mayor and a glamorous lawyer. Here ...more