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By Lehar Maan and Bill Rigby (Reuters) - Avago Technologies Ltd's <AVGO.O> $37 billion deal to buy chipmaker Broadcom Corp <BRCM.O> creates new competitive challenges for Qualcomm and may force the world's largest mobile chip mak ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges alleging he set a massive inferno that destroyed an unfinished apartment building and damaged nearby office towers in downtown Los Angeles, prosecutors said.Dawud Abdulwali, 56, of ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is waiting for Thailand to allow U.S. surveillance flights through Thai airspace to help locate stranded boat people in Southeast Asian seas, the State Department said Thursday.U.S. Navy flights, meanwhile, ar ...more

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MIAMI (AP) — A Kenyan man pleaded guilty in the U.S. on Thursday to terrorism support charges in a case that involved Internet chat room and other online communications with undercover FBI operatives.Mohamed Said pleaded guilty to one count of c ...more

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Death penalty supporters are preparing to challenge Nebraska's repeal of capital punishment through the courts and on the campaign trail.The office of Attorney General Doug Peterson said Thursday that it plans to challenge p ...more

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Death penalty supporters are looking to challenge the Nebraska Legislature's landmark repeal vote.The Nebraska attorney general's office said Thursday it plans to challenge part of the law that prevents the state from execut ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton will end weeks of smaller campaign events with a splashy rally designed to kick off a run for the White House that aides expect to cost over $1 billion, senior Clinton advisers said Thursday.The June 13 eve ...more

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SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean lawmakers passed early on Friday a bill to ban taxi services provided by private drivers, making services like U.S.-based ride services company Uber Technologies Inc's low-cost uberX service illegal in Asia's fourth-large ...more

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TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Military aircraft belonging to a rival Libyan government on Thursday attacked Islamic State positions in and around the central city of Sirte, where the radical group claimed to have seized an air base, a government official said. ...more

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska ended the nation's last ban on driving privileges for young people brought into the United States illegally as children, after the Legislature voted Thursday to override a veto from the state's new Republican governor. ...more