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TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp on Thursday reported a 39 percent rise in first-quarter profit, beating analyst estimates, helped by strong sales of smartphone camera sensors and PlayStation4 videogames. Sony said April-June operating profit rose ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — Chinese stocks gained Thursday following this week's turbulence and other Asian markets rose after the U.S. Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged at a record low.KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index was up 0.7 perce ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — They arrived in Los Angeles by the thousands to run, jump and swim and to play such team sports as soccer and softball.This week, however, Special Olympics athletes from around the world also are taking part in what could be c ...more

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SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy charged with murder, kidnapping and rape in the death of an 8-year-old girl in an artists' complex in a California beach town is scheduled to appear in court.Police say Adrian Jerry Gonzalez lured Mady ...more

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota dentist has been publicly condemned for killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe, and a hired guide has been charged with a crime. Here are some details about the case that has gained global attention.THE HUNTER ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — After the winter of their discontent, it's been one bummer of a summer for Bostonians.The Red Sox are languishing; the city forfeited a chance to showcase itself to the planet as an Olympics host; and now the NFL has upheld star Pa ...more

Reuters News - 29 mins ago

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Nokia <NOK1V.HE>, the world's No. 3 network equipment maker, on Thursday reported a surprise rise in second-quarter profits, helped by high-margin software sales and fewer low-priced contracts at its mainstay telecom network ...more

AP News - 31 mins ago

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota dentist who killed a well-known, protected lion while on a hunt in Zimbabwe has advised his patients to seek care elsewhere since becoming a target of outrage from across the world.Walter James Palmer remained ...more

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LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — About 400 protesters blew conch shells on a Hawaii beach on Wednesday to demonstrate against a trade agreement being negotiated by ministers from 12 Pacific Rim nations.The demonstrators blew into their shells in unison on ...more

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JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's parliament on Thursday passed into law the ability to force-feed prisoners on hunger strike, a move that has met vehement opposition from the country's medical association. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's ri ...more