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BERLIN (Reuters) - The 2022 World Cup will not be held in Qatar because of the scorching temperatures in the Middle East country, FIFA Executive Committee member Theo Zwanziger said on Monday. "I personally think that in the end the 2022 Worl ...more

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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

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SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean internet portal operator Naver Corp said on Monday that subsidiary Line Corp [IPO-LINE.T] has ruled out a 2014 initial public offering, introducing more uncertainty about the messaging app operator's fundraising plans. ...more

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By Verna Gates BIRMINGHAM Ala. (Reuters) - An Alabama woman accused of running her 9-year-old granddaughter to death as punishment for eating forbidden chocolates and lying about it was set to go on trial on Monday. Joyce Hardin Gar ...more

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(Reuters) - A wildfire sweeping through parts of California's Sierra Nevada mountains has destroyed 10 houses and 22 outbuildings and is threatening thousands of other structures, fire officials said on Sunday. So far no residents have been h ...more

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hundreds of protesters plan to risk arrest on Monday during an unsanctioned blockade in New York City's financial district to call attention to what organizers say is Wall Street's contribution to climate change. The Floo ...more

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By James Pomfret HONG KONG (Reuters) - Thousands of students braved sweltering heat in Hong Kong on Monday to demand greater democracy as they launched a week-long boycott of classes, underscoring a restive younger generation's determination ...more

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's new president-elect says he wants Afghan women represented at the highest levels of government, including on the Supreme Court.Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai planned to hold his first news conference later Monday a ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Pentagon program that distributes military surplus gear to local law enforcement allows even departments that the Justice Department has censured for civil rights violations to apply for and get lethal weaponry.That lack of ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A suspenseful election night is one thing, but what if it stretches out for a month? Or into next year?A handful of tight races in states with quirky election laws make for the headache-inducing possibility that Election Day wi ...more