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WASHINGTON (AP) — Cargill aims to sell more corn and soybeans. MasterCard covets another site for Americans to swipe credit cards. Marriott sees beachfront property that needs hotels.And outside Orlando, Florida, Danny Howell just knows there wo ...more

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PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Haiti's Health Minister Florence Duperval Guillaume, was named interim prime minister on Sunday to replace Laurent Lamothe who resigned a week ago following several weeks of protests. The announcement is part of an ...more

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TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida police officer was killed in a shooting early on Sunday, and a suspect was in custody, according to a sheriff's office and local media reports. The shooting occurred in Tarpon Springs, about 30 miles northwes ...more

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House Intelligence Committee chairman said on Sunday the United States has the capability to make it very hard for North Korea to launch another cyber attack but failed to respond quickly enough to the Sony Pictures brea ...more

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RIO GRANDE, Nicaragua (AP) — As a conscripted soldier during the Contra War of the 1980s, Esteban Ruiz used to flee from battles because he didn't want to have to kill anyone. But now, as the 47-year-old farmer prepares to fight for his land, Ruiz insi ...more

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MOSCOW (Reuters) - Uzbeks went to the polls on Sunday to vote in parliamentary elections at which all four parties support President Islam Karimov, ensuring that the ballot will further reinforce his 23-year grip on power. Karimov, 76, has ru ...more

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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's prime minister says early general elections could be called by the end of 2015 if the current legislature can elect a president and if negotiations with the country's creditors on post-bailout aid are completed.Ant ...more

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S.-led forces attacked Islamic State targets on Sunday with 13 air strikes in Iraq and three in Syria, using fighter, bomber and other aircraft, the U.S. military said. Four of the Iraq strikes were near Sinjar in nor ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is ending 2014 much in the same way he started it, frustrated in efforts to push Israel and Palestinians toward peace.With a diplomatic showdown looming this past week over Arab plans to force Isra ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate majority in hand, ascendant Republicans are set to challenge President Barack Obama and the Democrats on Capitol Hill come January. But a much tougher election map two years from now could force the GOP right back into the mino ...more