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By Gavin Jones ROME (Reuters) - "Three for the price of two" used to be the most common special offer in Giorgio Santambrogio's supermarket chains. It has barely been used this year. The reason explains why efforts to resuscitate Italy's mori ...more

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BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union head office is opting not to sanction two of its biggest economies just yet for missing public finance targets and instead will give France and Italy until the spring to bring their debts and deficits in line.P ...more

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Police in Austin say a shooter targeted multiple buildings downtown and prompted the evacuation of police headquarters before being shot.According to the police department's verified Twitter account, the suspect's condition ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Before some people opened their eyes, Black Friday was already well underway.The traditional kickoff to the holiday shopping season has become a two-day affair, with more stores opening before people put down their turkey legs on ...more

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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's opposition presidential candidate says he does not support an international war crimes prosecution against incumbent President Mahinda Rajapaksa.Rajapaksa's government and the defeated Tamil Tiger rebels are ...more

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By Jan Strupczewski BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission wants to streamline the European Union's complex rules governing economic policy-making, but won't change the two key laws that sharpened budget policy control during the debt c ...more

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LONDON (Reuters) - Susie Wolff will take part in two grand prix practice sessions next season in a new role of official test driver for Williams, the Formula One team said on Friday. Wolff, the British wife of Mercedes motorsport head Toto Wo ...more

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By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Sword-wielding Hindu devotees in Nepal began slaughtering thousands of animals and birds in a ritual sacrifice on Friday, ignoring calls by animal rights activists to halt what they described as the world ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — A leading rights activist who organized rallies for media freedom went on trial Friday in a southern Chinese city for disturbing public order, more than 15 months after he was detained by police.Zhang Lei, lawyer for Yang Maodong, ...more

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BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria rejected as "fabricated" U.S. accusations that its forces are targeting civilians with air strikes and said Washington would do better to criticize hardline Islamic State militants who have killed American citizens. T ...more