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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's prime minister-designate on Friday named a new foreign minister to replace Radek Sikorski, who has been vocal internationally on the conflict in Ukraine.Grzegorz Schetyna, a 51-year-old former interior minister who ...more

Reuters News - 41 mins ago

VIENNA (Reuters) - Two conservative town council members in eastern Austria have resigned from their posts and left the People's Party after a documentary film showed them singing and toasting one another in a basement room filled with Nazi memorabilia ...more

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LONDON (AP) — Voters in Scotland have rejected independence, but leaders of Britain's three largest parties have promised Scots more autonomy than they have won so far. Prime Minister David Cameron said Friday he also wants to give England, Wales and N ...more

Reuters News - 44 mins ago

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden's Social Democrat and Green government could get support from the center-right on key issues, a senior member of the Moderate Party said on Friday, easing worries that the country faces parliamentary gridlock. T ...more

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By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) - Soccer's governing body FIFA has an exemplary ethics set-up unmatched by any other sports organization, its president Sepp Blatter said on Friday. "Since the reforms, we have had an exemplary org ...more

Reuters News - 48 mins ago

(Reuters) - China's Li Na, the first Asian to win grand slam singles titles in tennis, announced her retirement from the sport on Friday. Known also for her wit, her wisdom and her pithy one-liners, below are a selection from her years on the tennis ci ...more

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MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Liberia says the first shipment of increased American military aid to help fight the Ebola epidemic has landed in the West African country.A C-17 U.S. military aircraft brought a team of seven militar ...more

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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A day after Scotland rejected breaking away from Britain, the regional parliament in Spain's Catalonia was expected Friday to grant its leader the power to call a secession referendum that the central government in Madrid says w ...more

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BEIRUT (Reuters) - Two Lebanese soldiers were killed in a bomb attack targeting a military personnel carrier at the Syrian border on Friday, security sources said. Another three soldiers were wounded in the attack near the town of Arsal, wher ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — An attorney for a Maryland man who has spent over four years imprisoned in Cuba will argue before a federal appeals court that he should be allowed to sue the U.S. government over his imprisonment.An attorney for Alan Gross, wh ...more