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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's two presidential candidates signed a power-sharing deal Sunday, capped with a hug and a handshake, three months after a disputed runoff that threatened to plunge the country into turmoil and complicate the withdr ...more

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CAIRO (AP) — Security officials say a roadside bomb went off on a busy downtown Cairo street near the foreign ministry, killing a senior policeman.They said the Sunday explosion targeted a police checkpoint near the back gate of the ministry bui ...more

Reuters News - 43 mins ago

By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. drive to end its reliance on Russian rocket motors got a boost this week when Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos unveiled a new engine project, but officials and industry insiders say it will ta ...more

Reuters News - 1 hour ago

MANCHESTER (Reuters) - Alan Henning, a volunteer British aid worker being held by Islamic State (IS) militants, should be released unharmed, his wife said in a statement issued a week after his captors threatened to murder him. Henning, 47, w ...more

Reuters News - 2 hours ago

TOKYO (Reuters) - Former world number one Ana Ivanovic brushed aside Caroline Wozniacki to win the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo on Sunday and move closer to sealing a berth for the season-ending WTA finals in Singapore. The 6-2 7-6 (2) win in th ...more

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By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL Fla (Reuters) - An unmanned Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Sunday to deliver a cargo ship to the International Space Station for NASA. The 208-foot (63-m ...more

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By Peter Rutherford INCHEON South Korea (Reuters) - South Korean sharpshooters snatched two early golds to put the hosts top of the Asian Games medals table on Sunday, but the highlight of the second day's action will come later in the pool w ...more

Reuters News - 3 hours ago

(Reuters) - The secretary of Florida's prison system has fired nearly three dozen guards in the wake of the recent scrutiny given to inmate deaths across the state during recent years, the Miami Herald newspaper reported. Florida Department o ...more

Reuters News - 3 hours ago

By Naomi Tajitsu WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Prime Minister John Key secured New Zealand's first majority government in almost 20 years on a promise to maintain a strong economy, but slowing growth in China may challenge his outlook and also threa ...more

Reuters News - 4 hours ago

By Parisa Hafezi and Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iran is ready to work with the United States and its allies to stop Islamic State militants, but would like to see more flexibility on Iran's uranium enrichment program, senior ...more