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LONDON (AP) — Official figures show that inflation in the U.K. eased further below the Bank of England's target in August following falls in food and fuel prices.The Office for National Statistics says consumer price inflation slowed to 1.5 perc ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — One of China's national oil companies has announced its first gas field discovery in the South China Sea, about 150 kilometers south of the country's southernmost island of Hainan.The find, announced in state media Tuesday, is the ...more

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Several legal groups in South Africa have expressed concern about threats and harsh criticism of the judge who found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, but not guilty of the more serious charge of murder.Some South ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — Global stock markets were mostly lower Tuesday as jittery investors played it safe ahead of a potentially pivotal Federal Reserve meeting and the referendum on Scotland's independence on Thursday.KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX fell 0. ...more

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SRINAGAR, India (AP) — The floodwaters are finally receding in much of Kashmir, but health experts worry a crisis could be looming with countless bloated livestock floating across the waterlogged region and hundreds of thousands of people living in tem ...more

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RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The World Bank says the Palestinian economy is expected to shrink by 4 percent in 2014 after seven years of largely aid-driven growth.The bank said in a report Tuesday that the slump was caused by the recent war in the ...more

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ZURICH (AP) — A member of FIFA's financial monitoring panel has been stood down from duty while implicated in financial corruption.Canover Watson was questioned last month by police anti-corruption and financial crime units in his native Cayman ...more

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EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — On Calton Hill, overlooking Edinburgh, stands Scotland's National Monument. A colonnade of classical stone pillars modeled on the Parthenon in Athens, it's grand, inspiring — and unfinished, ever since the money to build it r ...more

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WEED, Calif. (AP) — Dan Linville and his son were sitting in their living room when they smelled smoke. When they looked outside, they saw a black cloud coming over the hills.Ten minutes later, a fire driven by fierce winds raced through their n ...more

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WEED, Calif. (AP) — A fire driven by fierce winds raced through a small town near the Oregon border on Monday, burning a church to the ground, damaging or destroying 100 homes and prompting evacuation orders for at least 1,500 people, authorities said. ...more