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MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines and Vietnam are forging closer ties in a symbolic move after China stepped up activities in disputed areas of the South China Sea, raising tension in the potential flashpoint. China claims almost the entire ...more

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SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni officials say Shiite rebels have captured a key military base south of the capital where U.S. advisers had previously trained counter-terrorism forces.They say the Republican Guard camp captured Thursday was used by Am ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — Global shares and the price of oil stabilized on Thursday during European trading hours after the Federal Reserve issued a reminder it is still on track to raise interest rates this year.KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX rose 0.2 percent ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators weigh Loretta Lynch's nomination for attorney general for a second day at a hearing certain to pile criticism on President Barack Obama and Eric Holder, the current occupant of the job.Thursday's hearing brings a roste ...more

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By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Eight Republican and Democratic senators will introduce legislation on Thursday to end restrictions on U.S. citizens' travel to Cuba, the first effort in Congress toward ending the U.S. embargo sinc ...more

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ROME (AP) — Lawmakers cast ballots Thursday for a new Italian president in a vote testing Premier Matteo Renzi's ability to rally his divided party behind his reform agenda and a single candidate who is also agreeable to ex-Premier Silvio Berlusconi.</ ...more

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MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Sports Minister says the government will cut the budget for hosting the 2018 World Cup as part of plans to slash state expenditure while recession looms.The Russian government is cutting its spending by 10 percent across t ...more

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By Shihar Aneez COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka is planning an investigation into accusations of human rights abuses in the final stages of a 26-year civil war amid international frustration at the failure to look into numerous civilian deaths, ...more

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FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kansas (AP) — An Army psychiatrist who killed 13 people in a shooting rampage at a Texas Army base is set to appear in court.Nidal Hasan is scheduled to attend a hearing Thursday at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, where he is being h ...more

Reuters News - 37 mins ago

(Reuters) - Data storage equipment maker EMC Corp reported a 12 percent rise in quarterly profit as customers spent more on software-defined data centers. Net income attributable to EMC shareholders rose slightly to $1.14 billion, or 56 cents ...more