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CAIRO (AP) — Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah on Monday began reconciliation talks in Cairo, one day ahead of negotiations with Israel on cementing the Aug. 26 truce that ended a 50-day war in Gaza, according to Egyptian security officials. ...more

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LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron is hosting a summit with senior officials from his Conservative Party to try to placate anger over promises made to Scotland during the referendum campaign.Monday's high-level gathering at Chequ ...more

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The death toll from the collapse of a church guesthouse in Lagos has risen to 115, South African minister Jeff Radebe said on Monday, urging the heavily-criticized Nigerian government to investigate the "tragedy". Min ...more

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By Mehreen Zahra-Malik ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan appointed a close ally of the army chief to head the country's most powerful and controversial intelligence agency on Monday, cementing the military's dominance following weeks of anti-gov ...more

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By Ari Rabinovitch NEGEV DESERT Israel (Reuters) - An Israeli solar power company, Brenmiller Energy, says it has developed a new, more efficient way to store heat from the sun that could give a boost to the thermal solar power industry by en ...more

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An organization of civil engineers is calling for a national strategy for mitigating flood risks, saying the U.S. has not fully heeded lessons from Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy.The American Society of Civil Engineers was scheduled to r ...more

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TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Israel's finance and economy ministries on Monday approved a plan by Intel Corp to invest $6 billion in the upgrade of its chip manufacturing plant, in what would be the largest single investment by a foreign company in the country ...more

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GLENEAGLES Scotland (Reuters) - World number one Rory McIlroy will have a metaphorical target on his back at this week's Ryder Cup in the same way Tiger Woods did in his heyday, according to Europe's triumphant 2010 captain Colin Montgomerie.

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By Aditya Kalra NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian scientists successfully tested the main engine of a spacecraft bound for Mars on Monday and performed a course correction that puts the low-cost project on track to enter the red planet's orbit.

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By Alwyn Scott and Jeffrey Dastin NEW YORK (Reuters) - Aireon LLC, a provider of satellite-based aircraft monitoring, said on Monday it will offer its tracking data for free to help authorities search for future missing planes. The ...more