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By Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS (Reuters) - A Fort Bliss, Texas, soldier beat his 2-year-old daughter to death after he became upset that she soiled her diaper, police said on Monday. Dartarious Graham, a 20-year-old U.S. Army specialist ...more

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Private equity firm Silver Lake is in advanced talks to acquire Shutterfly Inc, the online photo-sharing services provider, for at least $2 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Monday. Silver Lake has outbid o ...more

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The independent candidate trying to unseat U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts in Kansas says he owns assets worth between $21.5 million and $86 million.Greg Orman on Monday released a copy of the financial disclosure report that candidate ...more

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LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron sought Monday to limit the divisive political fallout following the Scottish referendum, gathering senior Conservatives at his official country retreat to placate anger over promises made to Scotland t ...more

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SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Some 130,000 Kurdish refugees fleeing Islamic militants have crossed the border from Syria into Turkey in the past four days, Turkey's deputy prime minister said Monday as fighting raged close to Turkey's southern border.The ...more

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By Isla Binnie ROME (Reuters) - Riccardo Muti has said "basta" to Rome's opera house after a six-year tenure as honorary director blighted by strikes, infighting and financial woes. The veteran maestro wrote a letter to the theater' ...more

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BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) — The survivalist charged in a deadly ambush at a state police barracks 10 days ago will be caught, Gov. Tom Corbett vowed Monday as a police official said authorities believe they are hot on his trail.Corbett discussed ...more

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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Both government troops and pro-Russian rebels began withdrawing heavy artillery in the east of the country, Ukrainian officials said Monday, a significant step toward implementing an effective cease-fire in the region.Col. A ...more

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By Tony Jimenez GLENEAGLES Scotland (Reuters) - Paul McGinley rates his Ryder Cup team as one of the strongest assembled by Europe but he will be mindful this week of the special influence rival captain Tom Watson can exert on his United Stat ...more

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - The stage musical of "The Lion King" has generated the highest total box office of any production in any entertainment medium, with worldwide takings of more than $6.2 billion, a spokesman for Walt Disney Co said on Monday. ...more